In December of last year, Livewire “surveyed more than 4,000 investors and learned that 62% of them intend to invest in decarbonisation in 2022. That was double the level of interest of any other megatrend.” Its latest Megatrends Series, Decarbonisation 2022, “unearths the funds, … [Read more...] about Decarbonisation: A doubter’s guide for conservative investors
It’s a never-ending ritual: many people hype current (and try to guess upcoming) national income statistics such as Gross Domestic Product – or heed those who do. The bigger is GDP and the more rapidly it rises, mainstream economists and policymakers strongly imply (and investors … [Read more...] about America’s permanent recession: Is it coming to Australia?
All investors want – or, at least, say that they want – to become successful. And virtually all people claim that they desire financial independence and wish to help others. How to achieve these worthy goals? In this article, which reviews the life and legacy of Ronald Read, a … [Read more...] about The janitor who amassed a fortune: How character underpins investment success
Did January's market corrections distress you? Do you worry that wobbles – or worse – will return? If so, perhaps that’s because you were and remain overconfident. You’d hardly be alone: in research it conducted last year, Morningstar found that two-thirds of Americans, a similar … [Read more...] about Why you’re probably overconfident – and what you can do about it
To many investors, it’s indisputable: a warming climate has caused the number and severity of natural disasters to increase. Moreover, this supposedly rising tide of devastation threatens Australians and their insurers. These claims are being repeated increasingly frequently and … [Read more...] about Will climate change soon make Australia “uninsurable”?