Archive: April, 2024

April 26, 2024

The importance of thinking about stocks as businesses 

By Damon Ficklin

Successful business owners are often said to be able to feel the pulse of the companies they lead. For instance, great restaurateurs know what dishes are most popular on the menu, who their regular patrons are, when food suppliers will deliver fresh ingredients, and how much revenue is needed to cover operational expenses such as salaries and rent.
April 23, 2024

Why we think Hub24 is a quality growing company

By Michael Gollagher

The Australian superannuation system is often seen as one of the envies of the world. With assets totalling $3. 7 trillion, our system is the fourth largest in the world and grew by 10 per cent over 2023 from a combination of contributions made to superannuation and underlying investment performance.
April 12, 2024

Why small cap companies are poised for growth in 2024 

By Roger Montgomery

  In this week’s video insight, I delve into the promising realm of small cap companies for 2024, a sector where I’ve maintained a bullish stance since November 2022. The Small Ordinaries Index and the S&P600 Small Cap Index have shown noteworthy gains, underscoring the potential that these companies hold in a recovering economy.
April 10, 2024

Household spending increases 

By Brett Craig

The monthly household spending indicator released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) last week, is an additional data point crucial to the Reserve Bank of Australia’s (RBA’s) ongoing monitoring and decision making. Household spending was 3. 6 per cent higher than this time last year. This follows a slight dip we saw in December 2023.


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