What did we learn in 2017?

The year 2017 of the Gregorian calendar is creaking to a close. Most mainstream investments did well in the year …

When the CAPE ratio fails

No valuation ratio is perfect. All have their pros and cons. But one of the usually more reliable ones – …

Would you invest in US stocks?

Profits from stocks come from three potential sources: company growth, income from dividends (or stock buybacks) and an increase in …

“We’re going to die!”

With only six weeks to go until the long summer holiday (in the southern hemisphere), my kids tend to get …