• Economy,  Stock Market

    What to do in a Bear Market (Part 3)

    Reading Time: 5 Minutes “Rrrrraaaaagghhhh!” “Oh help, run away, run away” (the villagers run away). But not Bob, Bob stayed. And then Bob got eaten. The end. ~~~ Whoa what an abrupt and sad story… hey speaking of! I knew a Bob once… he never got eaten by anything… but he was a builder come to think of it. “Rubs chin ruefully”. AHEM. ANYWAY the moral of the above story is if a hungry bear comes looking for food in your village – sometimes being a hero doesn’t work, because being a hero can make you someone’s lunch. This is especially true in the financial markets as well – yknow…

  • Economy,  Stock Market,  Work

    What to do in a Bear Market (Part 2)

    Reading Time: 3 Minutes What’s up guys! How’s the week coming along? Bit of a rollercoaster so far for your truly, work’s been pretty brutal these last couple of days. Life. Is. Hard. But it’s harder if you don’t keep going right! Fight the good fight, it’s what we all must do. Speaking of the good fight, a quick congratulatory word for my friend Bugzy, who was married to the girl of his dreams this week. The one who he can finally “play the piano and stroke my baby’s hair”. I’m just happy that he’s found the one, because if you saw him just 2 years ago… sitting by himself…

  • Economy

    Snapshot of the Oz Economy

    Reading Time: 5 minutesĀ  Hey YOU! (Points finger in your direction). “M…me?” YES YOU! Have you ever wondered how the Australian economy is going right now? What our GDP growth rate and headline figures are? WELL?! HAVE YOU??? “N…no…no” Well today’s your day to find out! “Oh…O…OK” The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA aka Oz Central Bank) kindly released an economic snapshot (great info-graphics) of how our Australian economy is tracking right now. Given the negativity recently in the media and pundits stating we are overdue for a recession – it’s a prudent time to see just how we are doing. Courtesy of the RBA: Some solid numbers reported, with…