Owning GOLD, TECH vs. FANG – ft. Kanish Chugh from ETF Securities

iTunes – Spotify – Castbox – YouTube  *This episode was recorded remotely due to COVID-19 restrictions, we apologise for any inconsistencies in audio quality. On this episode: Kanish Chugh, head of distribution at ETF Securities sat down with Owen Raszkiewicz on The Australian Investors Podcast to talk about owning gold, and using ETFs like GOLD, TECH & FANG. Timestamps: @3:15: The FANG+ ETF – an innovation-focused ETF that launched with almost perfect timing in 2020. Kanish explains why it’s so concentrated (10 stocks) and the types of expression or thematic FANG is trying to capture. @13:30: The case for gold & ETF Securities’ GOLD ETF – Australia’s largest gold ETF. Owen is a gold skeptic, so he plays the devil’s advocate. Kanish takes a few moments to try and debunk some of the common concerns which investors and traders have with owning gold in a portfolio. Kanish makes a good case, in particular explaining why GOLD … Read more

Interview: How much is a life worth, with Peter Singer

About this episode: This episode of The Australian Investors Podcast is a little different but features a very special guest in Professor Peter Singer. This recording comes from our popular Australian Finance Podcast series, a series aimed at educating people to make the most of their finances and start investing. Kate Campbell, my co-host on the series, and I sat down to talk to Peter about what it costs to save a life. Specifically, we wanted to ask him how much it costs to save a life, how to identify the best charities to donate to do that and the simple ways we can determine an appropriate level of giving. The first half of the discussion is a little slower but I think you’ll thoroughly enjoy the entire conversation. Finally, if you’re on Facebook we recently launched a growing Australian community which talks about money, finance, investing and philosophy. You can … Read more

Interview: How Al Bentley built Simply Wall St

iTunes – Spotify – Castbox – YouTube  *This episode was recorded remotely due to COVID-19 restrictions, we apologise for any inconsistencies in audio quality. On this episode: This episode of The Australian Investors Podcast features Al Bentley, founder of Simply Wall St. Simply Wall St is one of Australia’s outstanding financial technology businesses. No doubt you would have seen their investment articles or experienced the platform. Al and I recorded this conversation with the intention of airing the episode as part of a new business course and accompanying podcast series we’re launching on our Rask Education website, helping people to start successful businesses. Basically, Al shares his journey and what led him to create an investing platform with over 2.5 million users. Having played along, I’m often taken back by how quick his company has grown its user base. While the lessons from this discussion were primarily aimed at business owners and founders, it’s a fascinating … Read more

Interview: Dr Sam Hupert, the future of medical imaging

iTunes – Spotify – Castbox – YouTube  *This episode was recorded remotely due to COVID-19 restrictions, we apologise for any inconsistencies in audio quality. On this episode: Dr Sam Hupert joins Owen Raszkiewicz on The Australian Investors Podcast to talk about the business he started with Anthony Hall, Pro Medicus Ltd (ASX: PME), back in 1984. Owen and Sam talk about starting a technology business before personal computers, the groundswell in medical imaging, the future of medical imaging, capital allocation, incentives, culture and more. Sam is a doctor, a long-serving public company executive, one of the wealthiest people in the country, and so much more. Resources: Join Rask Invest Pro Medicus website Please leave us a review Don’t forget to leave us an iTunes review if you enjoy our interview. It helps me attract more great guests.

Analysing fund managers & building portfolios with Drew Meredith, CFP

iTunes – Spotify – Castbox – YouTube  *This episode was recorded remotely due to COVID-19 restrictions, we apologise for any inconsistencies in audio quality. On this Australian Investors Podcast episode, financial adviser Drew Meredith, CFP and investment analyst Owen Raszkiewicz, from Rask Australia, walk through how to build investment portfolios, ways to analyse fund managers and the Australian financial advice industry. Topics discussed include: Drew’s story with Wattle Partners Strategic advice, financial advice and investment advice Risk profile, time horizon & Investment Policy Statement (IPS) Strategic Asset Allocation (SAA) and Tactical Asset Allocation (TAA) Financial planners versus fund managers How Drew analyses fund managers (qualitatively and quantitatively) – including a checklist When to add a fund manager When to trim or remove exposure to a manager Fundamental analysis of funds, including how to do attribution analysis Understanding the risk management principles of a fund Resources: Drew’s podcast – iTunes link Wattle Partners website Don’t forget to leave us an iTunes review … Read more

Catapult International Group Ltd (ASX: CAT), Australian Investors Podcast with Strawman’s Andrew Page

iTunes – Spotify – Castbox – YouTube  *This episode was recorded remotely due to COVID-19 restrictions, we apologise for any inconsistencies in audio quality. On this episode: In this week’s Australian Investors Podcast, we’re talking Catapult Group International Ltd (ASX: CAT).  Andrew Page is a private investor and the founder of Strawman.com, Australia’s premier investment platform for private investors to share their ASX share research and insights on companies.   Andrew joins Owen Raszkiewicz on this week’s episode of The Australian Investors Podcast to talk about Strawman and sporting software technology company Catapult Group International Ltd.  Please enjoy this episode of The Australian Investors Podcast with Andrew Page, private investor. Show notes Andrew Page on Twitter Strawman website – join now Don’t forget to leave us an iTunes review if you enjoy our interview. It helps me attract more great guests.

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