Oliver's Insights - There's a bear in there - what drives mild versus deep bear markets

Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist. AMP Capital@ShaneOliverAMP
Following the slide into bear market territory (defined as a 20% or great fall) by the Australian ASX 200 index last week, the attached note takes a look at past Australian bear markets since 1900 and what determines whether a bear market i...

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Shares hitting bear market territory - the fear of fear itself or something more fundamental?

Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist. AMP Capital@ShaneOliverAMP The malaise in financial markets is continuing with Australian shares now joining Europe, Japan and emerging markets in a bear market.
Global growth worries could drive more short term weakness. But in the absence of a US/global recession it's h...

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A word from the ATO: What we expect from you

Kasey Macrfarlane : ATO Thursday, 11 February 2016 As regulator of the SMSF sector, the ATO has several expectations for SMSF trustees and it's best to meet those expectations to avoid potentially severe consequences. Read more   ...

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A Wealth of Common Sense

Bull Markets vs. Bear Markets  Posted February 9, 2016 by Ben Carlson Early in my career I received a very simple, yet powerful piece of advice about the markets: In a bull market you're not as smart as you think you are and in a bear market you're not as dumb as you think you are. The problem is that fear and gre...

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