Archive for July, 2009



3 Common Questions Investors Are Asking About Their Investments Today

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Given the highly uncertain times investors currently face I thought it may be of interest to jot down some of the most common questions that are been discussed at present, along with some attempted answers. Where now for the New Zealand dollar? We believe our currency has a fair value of around US$0.55. Given our [...]

‘Magic Numbers’? and Relative Valuations

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I speak to so many people that seem to believe there are some magic numbers out there that equate to stock-picking success. In particular, two things that I hear over and over again when I’m helping people with their screening strategies relates to P/E Ratios and Price/Book Values. For some reason, many believe that P/E [...]