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Hedge funds – what are they and why are they in the news?
  • Hedge funds have been heavily featured in the news this week due to the GameStop situation
  • We explain what hedge funds are and how hedge funds work
  • We explore why hedge funds have lost money on GameStop
February 1, 2021

Market analysis

Now might be the time to invest in property in Australia
For many of us, Australia is about as far away from home as we can get. Yet, the strong British influence on this part of Oceania means that it has a lot of familiar sights and sounds for Brits. In terms of the property market, there are some restrictions…
March 18, 2020
Passive Income Ideas: 3 Ways You Can Really Earn It Through Smart Investing
Forget the scammy ‘systems’ and promises of becoming an overnight millionaire with little starting capital. But you can earn attractive passive income.First thing first, there is no such thing as a free lunch. If anyone tells you that you can make a fortune from a few hundred or even a…
June 21, 2016
Investing in Wine – Interview Transcript with The Wine Investment Fund (TWIF)
An ‘Inside the Industry’ Opinion on Wine Investment 1. The fund’s website indicates that the great bulk of its investment of client funds is in Bordeaux wines. According to my reading, top Bordeaux vintages performed poorly in 2012, at least as regards London wine auctions. Accepting that this is just…
June 12, 2015
Investing In Wine – Exercise Caution Ahead
Among the myriad alternative investment products which have come to prominence since the onset of the global financial crisis made dangerous terrain of the traditional stocks and bonds markets, with everything from rare earth minerals to carbon credits getting a run, are wine investments. But not just any…
June 12, 2015

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