Are you a collector or constructor?.

07 April, 2017

Are you a collector or constructor?

If you didn’t know how to answer that question, read Chief Investment Officer Mark Brighouse’s strategy about the best investors being those that plan rather than collect.
Smartphones are only so smart.

07 April, 2017

Smartphones are only so smart

While smartphones are great for many uses, we don’t think big financial decisions should be done on a phone – mistakes happen and they cost.
Out of sight, out of mind.

07 April, 2017

Out of sight, out of mind

Working from home is no longer the euphemism it once was for taking it easy. Embracing the productivity and solitude it can offer suits many companies — but perhaps not all.
YouTube still king.

07 April, 2017

YouTube still king

Big brands pull advertising from YouTube after their ads are placed next to offensive content – we still see a long term investment in its owner, Alphabet, as compelling.
How did Fletchers get it so wrong?.

07 April, 2017

How did Fletchers get it so wrong?

In a booming construction climate how did the Fletcher Building profit warning and subsequent share price fall happen?
In the eye of the beholder.

31 March, 2017

In the eye of the beholder

Diversification is a great strategy when it comes to investing so you don’t have all your eggs in one basket but when it comes to an existing business looking into a new sector the risks can be high.
If I was a boy.

24 March, 2017

If I was a boy

Equality still floundering: the gender pay gap, under-representation in the boardroom and a poorer retirement than men are just a couple of examples where girls are still trailing boys.
Insiders offside.

17 March, 2017

Insiders offside

When the management of companies you invest in, buy or sell from their own pocket, you can take advantage of this legal insider edge.
How old is old?.

10 March, 2017

How old is old?

New Zealand’s debate about the retirement age pales when compared to Japan. How do you feel about being labelled “pre-old”, “old” or “super-old”?
Appointment of new CEO.

06 March, 2017

Appointment of new CEO

Outgoing Managing Director, Carmel Fisher, announces Bruce McLachlan, former CEO of The Co-Operative Bank, as her successor at Fisher Funds.

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