In many of my conversations, I come across professionals who express FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) and yet still they sit on the sidelines when it comes to investing in the market. It seems that everyone these days is nervous about market valuations, and top of mind for many is how much more upside there is in the sharemarkets.
When it comes to exchange traded products (“ETPs”), the common perception among many investors is that they are cost-effective investments that can form part of one’s long-term core portfolio holdings. But given the widening range of funds now available on the ASX, investors should also appreciate ETPs are also handy trading tools in their own right for more active investors seeking to trade specific global investment themes or even specific events.
Like most kids (and many adults I dare say), my three young girls love playing with Lego.
With such a big age difference between my eldest (11) and youngest (4) we regularly have both “Lego” and “Duplo Lego” out simultaneously. For those who don’t know, Duplo is Lego for smaller children being twice the length,
I joined BetaShares as Portfolio Manager and Head of Quantitative Research in mid-July 2015. It’s an exciting time to be here as since then another four people have joined and we’ve launched two new products – BetaShares Geared U.S. Equity Fund – Currency Hedged (hedge fund) (ASX: GGUS) and BetaShares U.S.