Build An Ark, Don’t Predict The Rain

Build An Ark, Don’t Predict The Rain

My son is named Noah, after the biblical prophet who built an ark out of faith. One of Warren Buffett’s lesser-known quotes is based on Noah’s story: “Predicting the rain doesn’t count; building arks does.” Buffett was giving advice about running businesses, but the same applies to investing and financial planning. Many active investment managers […]

Economic Results are bad and would probably get worse. Should I still invest?

We have no 2020 outlook

A very happy new year! At this time of the year, fund managers like to do a review of markets in the past year and a forecast or outlook for the coming year. Occasionally, a few would compare – usually when they are right – the market in review versus their initial prediction. In this first […]

Economic Results are bad and would probably get worse. Should I still invest?

12th November CIO Letter

Dear Client, From CEO/CIO: Happiness on 28th October, SRS tax savings and other musings Does what happen in the stock market every day make you happy or sad? If so, every year, you should be happiest on the 28th of October. Because 28th October is historically the best day of the year for stocks, with […]