Monday, 21 December 2015
Wednesday, 16 December 2015
Tuesday, 8 December 2015
Vanguard International Fixed Interest Index (Hedged) Index ETF, (VIF)Press release
Vanguard International Credit Securities Index (Hedged) ETF, (VCF)
Vanguard FTSE Europe Shares ETF, (VEQ)
Vanguard FTSE Asia ex Japan Shares Index ETF, (VAE)
Friday, 4 December 2015
Friday, 20 November 2015
- 4 out of 5 young people wishes to leave the country
- over 67% of young people is unemployed
- 43% of young people believes it is only going to get worse
Source: Article at Avaz
Friday, 13 November 2015
"Today," Matt Ridley writes in his book The Rational Optimist, "of Americans officially designated as 'poor,' 99 per cent have electricity, running water, flush toilets, and a refrigerator; 95 per cent have a television, 88 per cent a telephone, 71 per cent a car and 70 percent air conditioning. Cornelius Vanderbilt had none of these."
Saturday, 7 November 2015
Friday, 6 November 2015
Tuesday, 3 November 2015
Friday, 23 October 2015
Tuesday, 20 October 2015
"UniCredit SpA advanced 2.8 percent after Der Standard reported the lender may sell its Austrian consumer and small-company business to Bawag PSK Bank AG. "
Bloomberg - European Stocks Fall After ECB Report Dims Prospects of More QE http://bloom.bg/1NljkQ8
Thursday, 8 October 2015
Monday, 7 September 2015
"Factbox - A closer look at the British monarchy's wealth" - http://uk.reuters.com/article/idUKKCN0R71YY20150907
Quicken still makes ~$50 million a year, which is a decent sum. Considering the relatively small amount of changes is added to the program per year, it should be possible to find someone who would continue doing the same.
Nonetheless, I'd actually prefer if they simply open-sourced it. That would give rise to slimmer version at some point in the future.
Investor Junkie, link
Monday, 31 August 2015
Thursday, 27 August 2015
Sunday, 23 August 2015
Thursday, 20 August 2015
Tuesday, 11 August 2015
Monday, 10 August 2015
Thursday, 6 August 2015
The most successful investor in the world explains how Reflexivity manifests in the financial markets. The interesting fact is that it contradicts the prevailing theories of the time - Efficient Markets theory, Rational Expectations, and so on.
Wednesday, 29 July 2015
Sunday, 26 July 2015
Wednesday, 22 July 2015
Vanguard, on the other hand, uses simple passive indexing strategy that tracks the market capitalization.
Here is an interesting article that clones the DFA fund by using a combination of low-cost passive funds.
Tuesday, 21 July 2015
Friday, 17 July 2015
Sunday, 12 July 2015
Wonder what the Australian government has been smoking lately.
Bloomberg - Australia Orders $7 Billion Energy Fund to Shun Wind Power http://bloom.bg/1dThfh2
Wind power sources were recently characterised as cheaper than coal so leaving it out makes no sense economically.
Wednesday, 8 July 2015
Tuesday, 7 July 2015
Thursday, 25 June 2015
While it used to be free to withdraw cash abroad, now the cash advance fee is 3% of the cash advance or $4 (whichever is greater).
Below are some details:
Support phone number: 1300 552 079
Card activation URL: osc
Saturday, 20 June 2015
This is what banking should look like in the 21st century. After experiences with a whole bunch of different financial institutions and card providers, I am quite excited about this card and account.
Friday, 12 June 2015
Monday, 1 June 2015
Tuesday, 5 May 2015
Friday, 1 May 2015
Wednesday, 29 April 2015
Tuesday, 14 April 2015
Monday, 16 March 2015
Tuesday, 10 March 2015
As I just finished reading the book last week, it is sad to find out that the author has just died.
Thursday, 26 February 2015
Interesting insight into how bull- and bear-markets relate to style of houses and cars.
Tuesday, 24 February 2015
Here is a simple way to customize your portfolio and have up-to-date prices.
Friday, 20 February 2015
Louis, the biker shop where I used to buy all my motorcycle gear, has been taken over by Berkshire Hathaway.
Thursday, 19 February 2015
Friday, 23 January 2015
The article below I find absolutely brilliant. Well written and on the mark. Quite educational, too. Enjoy reading.
Saturday, 10 January 2015
A very good documentary on causes and effects of the last financial crisis.
The second episode video is missing and that episode can be found elsewhere (I watched it here).