Taking Stock

  Market Scorecard Another quarter of 2019 is finished, and the first half of the year is now done. How are those New Year's resolutions coming along? The year so far has been good for US markets, the S&P 500 has had its best first half since 1997 with growth of 17% so far. The … Continue reading Taking Stock

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Don’t Slack, Soar

  Market Scorecard Markets are affected by politics, so even though politicians can be aggravating, we must spend some time monitoring their activities. Most commentators seem to agree that the State of the Nation Address (SONA) last night in Parliament last night was high on dreams and low on details. Dreams are good, it gives … Continue reading Don’t Slack, Soar

Blood, sweat, tears and a dash of Gore

"A pretty recent development and the announcement of the "Vitality Active Rewards with Apple Watch" will be launched across the Vitality network. Applications will be able to measure your patterns. Discovery is one of the very few companies that I think has used behavioural economics to monetise their business and morph their business model to … Continue reading Blood, sweat, tears and a dash of Gore