Fundamentals of Investing

Fundamentals of Investing

Why Indices Lead Investors Astray

This is an edited rendition of a presentation delivered by Andrew Clifford at the Portfolio Construction Forum in August 2017 in Sydney.

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Video - What Platinum's Excited About In 2017

Platinum's Chief Investment Officer Andrew Clifford on the positive signs coming out of China and Europe.

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Video - The Platinum Way...

Platinum's Chief Investment Officer Andrew Clifford gives an overview of investing from an analyst's mindset.

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Loss aversion, 'FoMo', anxiety and mistiming

In his paper contributed to the Portfolio Construction Forum, Douglas Isles, Investment Specialist at Platinum, discusses four common behavioural problems that make the journey of investing particularly challenging for investors. An understanding of each of these can help address some of the barriers that prevent investors from staying the course and meeting their retirement goals.

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A Framework for Dealing with Change

Human beings are generally metathesiophobic, i.e. we have an intrinsic fear for change.

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Who is Platinum?

Platinum's Chief Investment Officer Andrew Clifford explains Platinum's approach to investing. 

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Property investing is all about your time horizon

How often are you told that you can’t go wrong with property, it’s tangible, you know what you are doing and ’’everyone knows it only goes up in value‘’. 

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Platinum's DNA

In a world where the media, business people and the general public seemingly expect the Government to solve every problem, it is easy to forget that in fact, it is private enterprise that is the source of wealth, not the taxing powers of bureaucrats. The stock market represents this engine of creativity and material progress and regardless of what governments do, ultimately global stock markets will be a long term store of value.

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Platinum’s Approach

Platinum is a specialist international equities manager, with an excellent track record.  The fund manager adds value by investing in companies that are out-of-favour, described as “seeking neglect”, and by employing risk management strategies, particularly short selling and foreign exchange (FX) management. 

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