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Aug 07

Four Stages of Investment Analysis

Professional Planner magazine published the following in their June Magazine and also on their website … you can also click here. Otherwise … read on … On the first Friday in May, the Chief Investment Officer of the Future Fund, Raphael Arndt, spoke about how they are refining their approach to their listed equities investment …

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Feb 11

A quick look at equity and bond markets

Source: www.incrediblecharts.com As the above chart shows the Australian Sharemarket has had a stellar run over the last 3 months. Not a hint of volatility just upwards she goes from around 4350 to just short of 5000…throw in a very small number of dividends and its a superb return. Newspaper talk has suggested that there is a …

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Nov 06

Melbourne Cup …. Quant View

No its not my quant view but the famous Macquarie Research quant research paper on the Melbourne Cup can be found here… MFS Equitiess Research – Melbourne Cup Research!    Send article as PDF   

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Jul 27

Quick update

I’m in New York on an investment researcher’s conference and will be back in the coming days and hopefully will restart posting again! Had a good session a few days ago with a great presentation on how low volatility stocks have produced outstanding long run investment returns over many years…should be an index product on …

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May 10

A Few Investment-Related Budget Outcomes

As expected the Federal Budget focused on a surplus and to the government’s credit is looking to distribute some of their mining profits to the not so wealthy. Whilst the opposition is suggesting that some of the cash payments will be going straight to retailers instead of their intended purpose, that’s not necessarily a bad …

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Mar 15

Having a crack at Goldman Sachs

Yesterday, the New York Times published details of a resignation letter of a very senior Goldman Sachs employee who totally ripped into the culture and product flogging mentality of Goldman Sachs. For anyone interested in the letter, whcih is quite an entertaining read for those of us in the industry, here it is… Goldman Sachs Letter. …

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Feb 18

RSS Feed not currently working

Since I changed the look and feel of Fureyous, it appears the RSS Feed has ceased to work so my apologies for those of you who receive notification of posts via RSS. I am currently working on fixing it and will advise by updating thispost once it is working again. I made an attempt a …

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Feb 11

Performance Reviews…and I don’t mean investment performance

I know this is a finance-related blog but I’m compelled to vent about something that has bugged me my whole career…the dreaded annual performance review…anyway… I was just readng Felix Salmon’s latest post, and found a sentence that I always believed in but thought I was the only one (mainly because it was just personal …

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Jan 29

Fureyous.com.au …new domain name and a couple of teething problems

I’ve just set up www.fureyous.com.au as my new domain name so for any old michaeljfurey.com links they should automatically redirect to the new domain. Unfortunately, I may have lost a few subscribers so please resubscribe if you didn’t receive this post via email. Also, I may have lost my RSS feeds which were linked to …

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Jan 19

Subscribe

I used to have an Email Subcription link on this site but I’ve only just realised that it didn’t work…I’ve fixed this by installing a Follow button that should appear on the bottom right of your screen. So if you want to be notified of my new posts please click on Follow and sign up! …

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