Rob Marstrand

Rob is the founder of OfWealth, a service that aims to explain to private investors, in simple terms, how to maximise their investment success in world markets. Before that he spent 15 years working for investment bank UBS, the world’s largest wealth manager and stock trader with headquarters in Switzerland. During that time he was based in London, Zurich and Hong Kong and worked in many countries, especially throughout Asia. After that he was Chief Investment Strategist for the Bonner & Partners Family Office for four years, a project set up by Agora founder Bill Bonner that focuses on successful inter-generational wealth transfer and long term investment. Rob has lived in Buenos Aires, Argentina for the past eight years, which is the perfect place to learn about financial crises.

The grim future of Europe

Europe is in long term decline. Massive structural problems are being compounded by poor policies. The Greek debt saga is …

The big Q about US stocks

Why do you invest? Is it for profit or for loss? Those may seem like questions with obvious answers. But …

Guns, Greece and Gold

Wherever you live you’ve probably seen some old Western movies. One of my favourites is set during the American Civil …

Million dollar bag ladies

This week a used handbag was sold at auction in Hong Kong for the equivalent of US$222,000. Apparently, these days, …