Monthly Archive: October 2009

Oct 27

You have to love Investment Banks…NOT

Apparently UBS (Investment Bank)┬ásays “Myer Float reasonable priced”…see Business Spectator article here. A few weeks ago I was at a presentation by UBS Global Asset Management’s head of Australian Equities, Simon Shields, and he didn’t quite say the same thing. In fact he provided some fairly simple advice on floats and in particular the Myer …

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Oct 02

Another Furey View on Capital Protected Investments

Coinciding with reduced sharemarket volatility, capital protected products are reappearing from the usual issuers and are looking a little more attractive than those that appeared leading up to 30 June 2009. Despite this, their lack of transparency around pricing, complexity in terms of the make-up of returns, and their lack of simplicity in explaining their …

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