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19 Feb 2022 (AFR) – History shows markets rebound after a crisis

(19 February 2022, AFR, p26) “The threat of a Russian invasion of Ukraine is a reminder to investors of how markets behave in a crisis – and what to expect if Russia does follow through. As tensions escalated between the two countries this week, investors fled risk assets, sending equity markets tumbling, and piled into … Continue reading

2 Feb 2022 (AFR) – Sink or swim: 2021 floats the fundies like

(2 Feb 2022, AFR, Tony Featherstone, contributor) I have commented previously about the wiseness of taking part in an IPO, or company float. My earlier research showed that about half the time, the stock and the investor’s funds were underwater for some months afterwards. My conclusion was that participating in an IPO is not a … Continue reading