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It’s Been a While

My apologies first up for the complete lack of posts over the past couple of months. After a spell in Russia and Asia I'm back in my native Australia taking stock of a portfolio that's suffered a bit of a bashing from its highs of January. To say I've lost touch with what's been happening in the market is a bit of an understatement. Before I headed off I'd set up RNS alerts for each of the holdings in my portfolio which did the job of conveying any major updates whilst I was on the road. Though to be honest, I...

When Investing and Travelling Collide

In a few weeks time I'm popping my travel writers hat on and bailing on snow-covered Scandi - I'm jumping on the Trans Mongolian before having a little fun in Asia and hitching a ride on a freighter from South Korea back to Australia. Once upon a time, a three month spell away from the big computer would have had me flattening my trading account and keeping my fingers crossed that whilst I was away, the markets would turn and I'd be buying back in at a discounted price at the other end. The sort of play that totally goes against...