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Furry children — the multibillion dollar pet industry.

06 March, 2017

Furry children — the multibillion dollar pet industry

The whole world has gone barking mad when it comes to spending on our pets’ healthcare. Portfolio holding Zoetis is capturing this craze with their range of pet medicines and vaccines.
For better or worse.

03 March, 2017

For better or worse

Surprising, yet exciting, financial decisions need to be made from time to time – they can be planned to an extent, but what is the impact on your retirement, savings or values?
Keep the change.

24 February, 2017

Keep the change

When it comes to doing away with cash, the pros and cons are both emotional and practical — will your kids even know what money once looked like?
Who will buy?.

17 February, 2017

Who will buy?

Surprisingly, online clothes shopping has captured a collective need we didn’t even know we were missing — shaking up retail in Australia and the loss of some big brands.
Look after the pennies.

10 February, 2017

Look after the pennies

Looking at your spending habits can be a life altering fact finding mission. Without data you have no information; if you spend more than you earn you could be compromising your future.
Making portfolios great.

08 February, 2017

Making portfolios great

Welcome to 2017, it’s good to be talking to you again. We haven’t been in touch since mid-December; not that we would have got a word in, with the countless articles devoted to all things Trump.
Investing highlights & lowlights — January 2017.

08 February, 2017

Investing highlights & lowlights — January 2017

A snapshot from Fisher Funds of the key factors driving the performance of Markets and Funds for January 2017. Learn more …
Good ideas are bad.

27 January, 2017

Good ideas are bad

Carmel Fisher discusses why good ideas aren’t always a silver bullet. Testable hypotheses however can create huge opportunities. Read more ...
Quality sells itself.

20 January, 2017

Quality sells itself

Carmel Fisher raves about New Zealand company Allbirds sneakers, ingenious merino wool design, great quality and selling like hot cakes. Find out more ...
Forever assets.

13 January, 2017

Forever assets

Would you build a different investment portfolio if you were leaving it to your children or grandchildren? Read Carmel Fisher's opinion on forever assets ...