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This podcast gives you a smart, cool headed and down to earth wrap on the latest finance and investing news from Australia & around the world. Investing legends Scott Phillips and Andrew Page walk you through what’s really going on and what

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Season 1


Mailbag Extra: incl. Beat the market just by avoiding the dogs? October 17, 2021

-- Where can I find US and European stock announcements? -- What is insider trading? -- You guys are scaring investors about geared ETFs- - Are there some tricks of the trading trade? -- What happens if I don't get the money from my share sale? -- How much should I spend to buy a house? -- Property vs. shares isn't a fair comparison- - The Vanguard index chart is flawed!

Mailbag Extra: incl. Beat the market just by avoiding the dogs? October 17, 2021

-- Where can I find US and European stock announcements? -- What is insider trading? -- You guys are scaring investors about geared ETFs- - Are there some tricks of the trading trade? -- What happens if I don't get the money from my share sale? -- How much should I spend to buy a house? -- Property vs. shares isn't a fair comparison- - The Vanguard index chart is flawed!

01:07:05

EP468 - S1

17 Oct 21

Should we brace for a new -- or old -- normal? October 15, 2021

-- Freedom Day is here in NSW -- US inflation stays stubbornly high -- A huge 2022 in store -- "Bonza" is here -- Star in the news… guilt by association? -- Are we in for a new normal or an old normal as we learn to live with COVID?

Should we brace for a new -- or old -- normal? October 15, 2021

-- Freedom Day is here in NSW -- US inflation stays stubbornly high -- A huge 2022 in store -- "Bonza" is here -- Star in the news… guilt by association? -- Are we in for a new normal or an old normal as we learn to live with COVID?

01:02:35

EP467 - S1

15 Oct 21

Stock of the Week: SDI (ASX:SDI), October 13, 2021

Scott is joined by Motley Fool analyst Ed Vesely to talk about dental products manufacturer SDI (ASX:SDI): What it does, what’s impressive, the risks of an investment in the company, and why he thinks it’s a Buy!

Stock of the Week: SDI (ASX:SDI), October 13, 2021

Scott is joined by Motley Fool analyst Ed Vesely to talk about dental products manufacturer SDI (ASX:SDI): What it does, what’s impressive, the risks of an investment in the company, and why he thinks it’s a Buy!

25:10

EP466 - S1

13 Oct 21

Mailbag Extra: incl. Snowman or Strawman? And sovereign risk. October 10, 2021

-- A nice problem to have -- Rates up, but why do my tech stocks have to suffer? -- I'm going to have too many stocks. What should I do? -- Are ETF providers ignoring Chinese sovereign risk? -- A new crypto... StonkCoin? -- Are AGL and A2Milk worth buying? -- Why does the index ETF not track the index?

Mailbag Extra: incl. Snowman or Strawman? And sovereign risk. October 10, 2021

-- A nice problem to have -- Rates up, but why do my tech stocks have to suffer? -- I'm going to have too many stocks. What should I do? -- Are ETF providers ignoring Chinese sovereign risk? -- A new crypto... StonkCoin? -- Are AGL and A2Milk worth buying? -- Why does the index ETF not track the index?

01:08:22

EP465 - S1

10 Oct 21

Housing gets interesting. And is A2 uninvestable? October 8, 2021

-- RBA holds but RBNZ hikes -- The regulator takes steam out of the housing market -- Volatility is back... and tech stocks are suffering -- A2Milk class action: risk or much ado about nothing!

Housing gets interesting. And is A2 uninvestable? October 8, 2021

-- RBA holds but RBNZ hikes -- The regulator takes steam out of the housing market -- Volatility is back... and tech stocks are suffering -- A2Milk class action: risk or much ado about nothing!

01:12:52

EP464 - S1

8 Oct 21

Stock of the Week: Adore Beauty (ASX:ABY), October 6, 2021

Scott is joined by Motley Fool analyst Andrew Legget to talk about Australia's largest e-commerce beauty pure-play, Adore Beauty (ASX:ABY): What it does, what’s impressive, the risks of an investment in the company, and why he thinks it’s a Buy!

Stock of the Week: Adore Beauty (ASX:ABY), October 6, 2021

Scott is joined by Motley Fool analyst Andrew Legget to talk about Australia's largest e-commerce beauty pure-play, Adore Beauty (ASX:ABY): What it does, what’s impressive, the risks of an investment in the company, and why he thinks it’s a Buy!

34:40

EP463 - S1

6 Oct 21

Mailbag Extra: incl. Beat the market just by avoiding the dogs? October 3, 2021

-- Why does an ASX company care about US investors? -- Thanks for a great answer!-- Should I leverage up 3 times? -- Should I rebalance a passive portfolio? -- Capital raisings aren't that unusual! -- What if you could beat the market just by avoiding the dogs? -- Going micro on the macro? -- Why should I give up on growth? -- Fractional investing in property?

Mailbag Extra: incl. Beat the market just by avoiding the dogs? October 3, 2021

-- Why does an ASX company care about US investors? -- Thanks for a great answer!-- Should I leverage up 3 times? -- Should I rebalance a passive portfolio? -- Capital raisings aren't that unusual! -- What if you could beat the market just by avoiding the dogs? -- Going micro on the macro? -- Why should I give up on growth? -- Fractional investing in property?

01:08:47

EP462 - S1

3 Oct 21

Can you really invest in renewables? October 1, 2021

-- What next, as sharemarkets 'wobble', retail sales fall, and the Feds prepare to cut stimulus? -- The drums are beating on regulatory responses to Climate Change -- Coal? Renewables? Whatever happens, it'll impact investors -- Can you really invest in renewables? -- Should you invest in the 'anti-trend'?

Can you really invest in renewables? October 1, 2021

-- What next, as sharemarkets 'wobble', retail sales fall, and the Feds prepare to cut stimulus? -- The drums are beating on regulatory responses to Climate Change -- Coal? Renewables? Whatever happens, it'll impact investors -- Can you really invest in renewables? -- Should you invest in the 'anti-trend'?

01:00:35

EP461 - S1

1 Oct 21

Stock of the Week: Life360 (ASX:360), September 29, 2021

Scott is joined by Motley Fool analyst Benny Ou to talk about family connection software purveyor Life360 (ASX:360): What it does, what’s impressive, the risks of an investment in the company, and why he thinks it’s a Buy!

Stock of the Week: Life360 (ASX:360), September 29, 2021

Scott is joined by Motley Fool analyst Benny Ou to talk about family connection software purveyor Life360 (ASX:360): What it does, what’s impressive, the risks of an investment in the company, and why he thinks it’s a Buy!

24:52

EP460 - S1

29 Sep 21

Mailbag Extra: incl. Did I just find free money? September 26, 2021

-- How can I assess management? -- Why can't I get a straight answer? -- Can you help me work out a DCF? -- High Yield ETF, or the ASX 200? -- How do I work out what to sell? -- Is there a South American ETF? -- Did I just find free money?    

Mailbag Extra: incl. Did I just find free money? September 26, 2021

-- How can I assess management? -- Why can't I get a straight answer? -- Can you help me work out a DCF? -- High Yield ETF, or the ASX 200? -- How do I work out what to sell? -- Is there a South American ETF? -- Did I just find free money?    

01:12:33

EP459 - S1

26 Sep 21

Iron ore is falling back to Earth. September 24, 2021

-- US Fed tapers.. And rates might go up in 2022 -- Volatility is back -- Will Evergrande avoid collapse -- Iron ore is falling back to Earth -- AGL hits its lowest share price in 20 years

Iron ore is falling back to Earth. September 24, 2021

-- US Fed tapers.. And rates might go up in 2022 -- Volatility is back -- Will Evergrande avoid collapse -- Iron ore is falling back to Earth -- AGL hits its lowest share price in 20 years

54:16

EP458 - S1

24 Sep 21

Stock of the Week: Kogan.com (ASX:KGN), September 22, 2021

Scott is joined by Motley Fool analyst Andrew Legget to talk about e-commerce disruptor Kogan.com (ASX:KGN): What it does, what’s impressive, the risks of an investment in the company, and why he thinks it’s a Buy!

Stock of the Week: Kogan.com (ASX:KGN), September 22, 2021

Scott is joined by Motley Fool analyst Andrew Legget to talk about e-commerce disruptor Kogan.com (ASX:KGN): What it does, what’s impressive, the risks of an investment in the company, and why he thinks it’s a Buy!

30:32

EP457 - S1

22 Sep 21

Mailbag Extra: incl. How much is too much to pay a CEO. September 19, 2021

-- Have I found the Australian Berkshire Hathaway? -- What to do with 'adjusted' earnings? -- How much is too much to pay a CEO? -- How do I work out when to sell? -- How can I turn my portfolio into passive income? -- Should I look at accounting profits or cashflow? -- Show me the DCFs! -- Can my dividends really get that big?

Mailbag Extra: incl. How much is too much to pay a CEO. September 19, 2021

-- Have I found the Australian Berkshire Hathaway? -- What to do with 'adjusted' earnings? -- How much is too much to pay a CEO? -- How do I work out when to sell? -- How can I turn my portfolio into passive income? -- Should I look at accounting profits or cashflow? -- Show me the DCFs! -- Can my dividends really get that big?

01:10:04

EP456 - S1

19 Sep 21

How to invest for a post-COVID world? September 17, 2021

-- Well that escalated quickly…  the ASX, 18 months on. -- RBA: Housing? Not our problem… -- What can Australia be best at?  -- Our newest tech behemoth? -- Who wins in a post-COVID world

How to invest for a post-COVID world? September 17, 2021

-- Well that escalated quickly…  the ASX, 18 months on. -- RBA: Housing? Not our problem… -- What can Australia be best at?  -- Our newest tech behemoth? -- Who wins in a post-COVID world

01:19:15

EP455 - S1

17 Sep 21

Stock of the Week: ikeGPS (ASX:IKE), September 15, 2021

Scott is joined by Motley Fool analyst Drew Flowers to talk about utility and telecoms services business ikeGPS (ASX:IKE): What it does, what’s impressive, the risks of an investment in the company, and why he thinks it’s a Buy!

Stock of the Week: ikeGPS (ASX:IKE), September 15, 2021

Scott is joined by Motley Fool analyst Drew Flowers to talk about utility and telecoms services business ikeGPS (ASX:IKE): What it does, what’s impressive, the risks of an investment in the company, and why he thinks it’s a Buy!

26:58

EP454 - S1

15 Sep 21

Mailbag Extra: incl. "Even the 'unluckiest bastard in the world' made money" September 12, 2021

-- How do I find stocks to buy? -- Did the benign flu season hurt Blackmores? -- Even the 'unluckiest bastard in the world' made money -- Justice for Mr. Pennybags -- Stop bashing ethical investing -- Is it really fair to refund franking credits? -- Can you explain dividend yield? -- Should I try to make up for lost time? -- Are you guys moving the market?   Link for the article Scott mentioned in the podcast: https://www.fool.com.au/2018/03/16/why-shorten-is-wrong-and-right-on-dividends/

Mailbag Extra: incl. "Even the 'unluckiest bastard in the world' made money" September 12, 2021

-- How do I find stocks to buy? -- Did the benign flu season hurt Blackmores? -- Even the 'unluckiest bastard in the world' made money -- Justice for Mr. Pennybags -- Stop bashing ethical investing -- Is it really fair to refund franking credits? -- Can you explain dividend yield? -- Should I try to make up for lost time? -- Are you guys moving the market?   Link for the article Scott mentioned in the podcast: https://www.fool.com.au/2018/03/16/why-shorten-is-wrong-and-right-on-dividends/

01:00:36

EP453 - S1

12 Sep 21

What next for Afterpay? September 10, 2021

-- The RBA’s not worried -- Explaining the central bank 'bond buying' stimulus -- Can Afterpay see off its newest challenge? -- The folly of trying to make a buck from a takeover

What next for Afterpay? September 10, 2021

-- The RBA’s not worried -- Explaining the central bank 'bond buying' stimulus -- Can Afterpay see off its newest challenge? -- The folly of trying to make a buck from a takeover

01:09:05

EP452 - S1

10 Sep 21

Stock of the Week: Hipages (ASX:HPG), September 8, 2021

Scott is joined by Motley Fool analyst Andrew Legget to talk about Australian home improvement marketplace Hipages (ASX:HPG): What it does, what’s impressive, the risks of an investment in the company, and why he thinks it’s a Buy!    

Stock of the Week: Hipages (ASX:HPG), September 8, 2021

Scott is joined by Motley Fool analyst Andrew Legget to talk about Australian home improvement marketplace Hipages (ASX:HPG): What it does, what’s impressive, the risks of an investment in the company, and why he thinks it’s a Buy!    

26:58

EP451 - S1

8 Sep 21

Mailbag Extra: incl. "Did Andrew just say that???" September 5, 2021

-- I'm 65... stop trying to make me leave money for the kids! -- Grandma wants to invest for the kids... how? -- I'm a Blackmores shareholder... can you cover it? -- What does it mean when a P/E is negative? -- Should I invest in my own business, or buy shares? -- I have a lump sum... but I'm worried about the market falling  

Mailbag Extra: incl. "Did Andrew just say that???" September 5, 2021

-- I'm 65... stop trying to make me leave money for the kids! -- Grandma wants to invest for the kids... how? -- I'm a Blackmores shareholder... can you cover it? -- What does it mean when a P/E is negative? -- Should I invest in my own business, or buy shares? -- I have a lump sum... but I'm worried about the market falling  

01:08:20

EP450 - S1

5 Sep 21

The ASX's best run in 78 years and an earnings season review. September 3, 2021

-- GDP… phew! -- 11 straight months of gains for the ASX -- Twiggy’s $2.4b payday -- Fortescue investing anywhere but iron ore -- Looking back at earnings -- 13 Super funds ‘fail’... but you shouldn't necessarily rush to change

The ASX's best run in 78 years and an earnings season review. September 3, 2021

-- GDP… phew! -- 11 straight months of gains for the ASX -- Twiggy’s $2.4b payday -- Fortescue investing anywhere but iron ore -- Looking back at earnings -- 13 Super funds ‘fail’... but you shouldn't necessarily rush to change

01:09:26

EP449 - S1

3 Sep 21

The Good Oil: Economist Stephen Koukoulas on the post-pandemic economy and the pros and cons of a universal basic income

As a special treat for Motley Fool Money listeners, here's the very first episode of Scott Phillip's brand new podcast The Good Oil.  In this episode Scott talks to Stephen Koukoulas, a well-known economist who has worked for the Gillard government and the Commonwealth Treasury. They discuss how Australia’s economy could bounce back post-COVID, what the RBA should do with interest rates, their thoughts on Modern Monetary Theory and a whole lot more. If you want to listen to more chats like this one search 'The Good Oil with Scott Phillips' wherever you get your podcasts, and hit subscribe.

The Good Oil: Economist Stephen Koukoulas on the post-pandemic economy and the pros and cons of a universal basic income

As a special treat for Motley Fool Money listeners, here's the very first episode of Scott Phillip's brand new podcast The Good Oil.  In this episode Scott talks to Stephen Koukoulas, a well-known economist who has worked for the Gillard government and the Commonwealth Treasury. They discuss how Australia’s economy could bounce back post-COVID, what the RBA should do with interest rates, their thoughts on Modern Monetary Theory and a whole lot more. If you want to listen to more chats like this one search 'The Good Oil with Scott Phillips' wherever you get your podcasts, and hit subscribe.

55:58

EP448 - S1

2 Sep 21

Stock of the Week: Elmo Software (ASX: ELO), September 1, 2021

Scott is joined by Motley Fool analyst Chris Copley to talk about an Australian software success story, Elmo Software (ASX: ELO): What it does, what’s impressive, the risks of an investment in the company, and why he thinks it’s a Buy!      

Stock of the Week: Elmo Software (ASX: ELO), September 1, 2021

Scott is joined by Motley Fool analyst Chris Copley to talk about an Australian software success story, Elmo Software (ASX: ELO): What it does, what’s impressive, the risks of an investment in the company, and why he thinks it’s a Buy!      

27:09

EP447 - S1

1 Sep 21

Mailbag Extra: incl. Buy a house... or rent for life and invest? August 29, 2021

-- How can I make sure I'm winning? -- I'm in Australia, but leaving soon. Can I take my portfolio? -- Why managed funds can beat ETFs -- Should I spend more time investing, or earning money? -- What happens when Square swallows Afterpay? -- Buy a house... or rent for life and invest? -- Can I buy penny stocks and get rich? -- When did selling go well?

Mailbag Extra: incl. Buy a house... or rent for life and invest? August 29, 2021

-- How can I make sure I'm winning? -- I'm in Australia, but leaving soon. Can I take my portfolio? -- Why managed funds can beat ETFs -- Should I spend more time investing, or earning money? -- What happens when Square swallows Afterpay? -- Buy a house... or rent for life and invest? -- Can I buy penny stocks and get rich? -- When did selling go well?

01:07:54

EP446 - S1

29 Aug 21

Could we really have a double-dip recession? August 27, 2021

-- Could we really have a double-dip recession? Shane Oliver thinks it's possible -- Earningspalooza! -- Kogan slumps -- Nanosonics soars -- Qantas and Flight Centre still battling headwinds -- What can Wisetech's share price surge teach us about short-sellers?

Could we really have a double-dip recession? August 27, 2021

-- Could we really have a double-dip recession? Shane Oliver thinks it's possible -- Earningspalooza! -- Kogan slumps -- Nanosonics soars -- Qantas and Flight Centre still battling headwinds -- What can Wisetech's share price surge teach us about short-sellers?

01:08:07

EP445 - S1

27 Aug 21

The Good Oil - Trailer

If you love Motley Fool Money, then you'll definitely love Scott's brand new podcast The Good Oil. On The Good Oil Scott talks to experts in business, finance, technology, economics and more to help you understand the world of money better. In the first ep, Scott chats with economist Stephen Koukoulas about the pros and cons of a universal basic income, how the economy could bounce back strongly post-pandemic, and much more. To listen search 'The Good Oil with Scott Phillips' wherever you get your podcasts, and don't forget to hit subscribe!    

The Good Oil - Trailer

If you love Motley Fool Money, then you'll definitely love Scott's brand new podcast The Good Oil. On The Good Oil Scott talks to experts in business, finance, technology, economics and more to help you understand the world of money better. In the first ep, Scott chats with economist Stephen Koukoulas about the pros and cons of a universal basic income, how the economy could bounce back strongly post-pandemic, and much more. To listen search 'The Good Oil with Scott Phillips' wherever you get your podcasts, and don't forget to hit subscribe!    

00:48

EP444 - S1

26 Aug 21

Stock of the Week: Bailador Technology Investments (ASX:BTI), August 25, 2021

Scott is joined by Motley Fool analyst Edward Vesely to talk about a company that is making VC-style technology investing available to ASX investors, Bailador Technology Investments (ASX:BTI): What it does, what’s impressive, the risks of an investment in the company, and why he thinks it’s a Buy!    

Stock of the Week: Bailador Technology Investments (ASX:BTI), August 25, 2021

Scott is joined by Motley Fool analyst Edward Vesely to talk about a company that is making VC-style technology investing available to ASX investors, Bailador Technology Investments (ASX:BTI): What it does, what’s impressive, the risks of an investment in the company, and why he thinks it’s a Buy!    

25:10

EP443 - S1

25 Aug 21

Mailbag Extra: incl. The Case for Catapult

-- Ethical investing and implications for management pay -- I hate the company... should I buy the shares anyway? -- ETF + ETF + ETF... haven't you just tripled-down? -- Hedged or unhedged? -- Where can I find out more about a company's moat? -- I'm adding cash slowly... how can I buy shares? -- Cash or an ETF? -- How do I dollar-cost average across my whole portfolio? -- The case for Catapult -- When should I sell... to spend?

Mailbag Extra: incl. The Case for Catapult

-- Ethical investing and implications for management pay -- I hate the company... should I buy the shares anyway? -- ETF + ETF + ETF... haven't you just tripled-down? -- Hedged or unhedged? -- Where can I find out more about a company's moat? -- I'm adding cash slowly... how can I buy shares? -- Cash or an ETF? -- How do I dollar-cost average across my whole portfolio? -- The case for Catapult -- When should I sell... to spend?

01:10:30

EP442 - S1

22 Aug 21

Earnings season: 2021 Hits and Misses (so far...)

-- Earnings season volatility: buy or sell? -- The return of uncertainty… -- A2 Milk on the shopping list -- BHP sells oil and gas to Woodside -- Earnings season updates from Pro Medicus, JB HiFi and Domino's

Earnings season: 2021 Hits and Misses (so far...)

-- Earnings season volatility: buy or sell? -- The return of uncertainty… -- A2 Milk on the shopping list -- BHP sells oil and gas to Woodside -- Earnings season updates from Pro Medicus, JB HiFi and Domino's

01:14:14

EP441 - S1

20 Aug 21

Stock of the Week: Marley Spoon, August 18, 2021

Scott is joined by Motley Fool analyst Ryan Newman to talk about Marley Spoon (ASX:MMM), a company that is growing fast by taking advantage of three huge societal trends. They discuss what it does, what’s impressive, the risks of an investment in the company, and why he thinks it’s a Buy!  

Stock of the Week: Marley Spoon, August 18, 2021

Scott is joined by Motley Fool analyst Ryan Newman to talk about Marley Spoon (ASX:MMM), a company that is growing fast by taking advantage of three huge societal trends. They discuss what it does, what’s impressive, the risks of an investment in the company, and why he thinks it’s a Buy!  

31:50

EP440 - S1

18 Aug 21

Mailbag Extra: incl. “Can I get one over the taxman?"

-- Chinese tech: attractive or too risky? -- I'm investing for my kids... any tips? -- Does the RBA really control interest rates? -- Should I sell and buy back... or is the ATO watching? -- Should I stick with my managed fund? -- What's Australia's Berkshire Hathaway?  

Mailbag Extra: incl. “Can I get one over the taxman?"

-- Chinese tech: attractive or too risky? -- I'm investing for my kids... any tips? -- Does the RBA really control interest rates? -- Should I sell and buy back... or is the ATO watching? -- Should I stick with my managed fund? -- What's Australia's Berkshire Hathaway?  

01:10:35

EP439 - S1

15 Aug 21

Economy down, market up. What gives?

-- Confidence on the blink... what next? -- What investors should make of the IPCC report -- CBA's bumper profit growth. Or is it? -- Telstra and AMP... can they shrink to greatness? -- Scott's second most favourite day of the year    

Economy down, market up. What gives?

-- Confidence on the blink... what next? -- What investors should make of the IPCC report -- CBA's bumper profit growth. Or is it? -- Telstra and AMP... can they shrink to greatness? -- Scott's second most favourite day of the year    

01:10:34

EP438 - S1

13 Aug 21

Stock of the Week: Catapult, August 11, 2021.

Scott is joined by Motley Fool analyst Andrew Legget to talk about a company that is powering insights for some of the biggest and best-known sporting organisations in the world, Catapult (ASX:CAT): What it does, what’s impressive, the risks of an investment in the company, and why he thinks it’s a Buy!  

Stock of the Week: Catapult, August 11, 2021.

Scott is joined by Motley Fool analyst Andrew Legget to talk about a company that is powering insights for some of the biggest and best-known sporting organisations in the world, Catapult (ASX:CAT): What it does, what’s impressive, the risks of an investment in the company, and why he thinks it’s a Buy!  

25:28

EP437 - S1

11 Aug 21

Mailbag Extra: incl. “Property? Shares? Debt? Income? Help!”

-- Should I jump on board the spaceship? -- What ETFs should I invest in? -- What if I keep some cash ready for the drops? -- Why am I getting dividends? -- CHESS and roboadvisors -- Which US ETF is best? -- Property? Shares? Debt? Income? Help!

Mailbag Extra: incl. “Property? Shares? Debt? Income? Help!”

-- Should I jump on board the spaceship? -- What ETFs should I invest in? -- What if I keep some cash ready for the drops? -- Why am I getting dividends? -- CHESS and roboadvisors -- Which US ETF is best? -- Property? Shares? Debt? Income? Help!

01:03:51

EP436 - S1

8 Aug 21

The $39 billion buy-now-pay-later purchase

-- COVID bites, harder, and the economy shudders -- What we make of a $39b deal for Afterpay -- Great news, or a warning, for the rest of the BNPL sector? -- The $21b deal that most people missed -- Earnings season begins… here’s what to look for

The $39 billion buy-now-pay-later purchase

-- COVID bites, harder, and the economy shudders -- What we make of a $39b deal for Afterpay -- Great news, or a warning, for the rest of the BNPL sector? -- The $21b deal that most people missed -- Earnings season begins… here’s what to look for

01:03:00

EP435 - S1

6 Aug 21

Stock of the Week: Aussie Broadband (ASX:ABB), August 4, 2021

Scott is joined by Motley Fool analyst Drew Flowers to talk about an investment idea that's doing a common thing uncommonly well: Aussie Broadband (ASX:ABB): What it does, why we like it, the risks of an investment in the company, and why he thinks it’s a Buy!

Stock of the Week: Aussie Broadband (ASX:ABB), August 4, 2021

Scott is joined by Motley Fool analyst Drew Flowers to talk about an investment idea that's doing a common thing uncommonly well: Aussie Broadband (ASX:ABB): What it does, why we like it, the risks of an investment in the company, and why he thinks it’s a Buy!

22:00

EP434 - S1

4 Aug 21

Mailbag Extra: incl. “My shares just split… where’s my money?”

-- Why doesn’t the share price track the business? -- What’s the deal with ‘fractional shares’? -- Should Bezos really go to space? -- What is the case for investing in Berkshire? -- What is Chi-X? -- My shares just split… where’s my money? -- Why are Aussie shares so ‘cheap’? -- What’s so great about Xero’s business model?

Mailbag Extra: incl. “My shares just split… where’s my money?”

-- Why doesn’t the share price track the business? -- What’s the deal with ‘fractional shares’? -- Should Bezos really go to space? -- What is the case for investing in Berkshire? -- What is Chi-X? -- My shares just split… where’s my money? -- Why are Aussie shares so ‘cheap’? -- What’s so great about Xero’s business model?

01:02:15

EP433 - S1

1 Aug 21

Stick to your knitting – and know what it is!

-- Lockdowns, inflation, unemployment and recession? -- Car sales and prices up… what gives? -- Rio and BHP go gangbusters -- Sticking to your investing knitting -- Eroad’s bright future -- Bitcoin… missed it by that much

Stick to your knitting – and know what it is!

-- Lockdowns, inflation, unemployment and recession? -- Car sales and prices up… what gives? -- Rio and BHP go gangbusters -- Sticking to your investing knitting -- Eroad’s bright future -- Bitcoin… missed it by that much

01:02:36

EP432 - S1

30 Jul 21

Stock of the Week: VanEck eSports ETF, July 28, 2021

Scott is joined by Motley Fool analyst Andrew Legget to talk about an investment idea that's poised to benefit from one of the greatest leisure trends in the world today, the VanEck Vectors Video Gaming and eSports ETF (ASX:ESPO): What it includes, what’s impressive, the risks of an investment in the ETF, and why he thinks it’s a Buy!

Stock of the Week: VanEck eSports ETF, July 28, 2021

Scott is joined by Motley Fool analyst Andrew Legget to talk about an investment idea that's poised to benefit from one of the greatest leisure trends in the world today, the VanEck Vectors Video Gaming and eSports ETF (ASX:ESPO): What it includes, what’s impressive, the risks of an investment in the ETF, and why he thinks it’s a Buy!

24:42

EP431 - S1

28 Jul 21

Mailbag Extra: incl. “Too much of a good thing?”

-- How would your investing strategy change, if…? -- Does this ETF work as a protection against inflation? -- What should I do if I don’t trust management? -- How should I invest when I’m time-poor? -- I’m pretty well diversified. What next? -- Do I have too much of a good thing? -- I need to free up some cash. What should I sell?

Mailbag Extra: incl. “Too much of a good thing?”

-- How would your investing strategy change, if…? -- Does this ETF work as a protection against inflation? -- What should I do if I don’t trust management? -- How should I invest when I’m time-poor? -- I’m pretty well diversified. What next? -- Do I have too much of a good thing? -- I need to free up some cash. What should I sell?

01:15:43

EP430 - S1

25 Jul 21

How to think about investing risk.

-- Oh man… more lockdowns… and whispers of another recession. -- Retail runs hot… and then cold -- Crown in the firing line of the Vic Royal Commission -- How to think about risk -- High horse time: Pay advances. I can’t think of anything worse!

How to think about investing risk.

-- Oh man… more lockdowns… and whispers of another recession. -- Retail runs hot… and then cold -- Crown in the firing line of the Vic Royal Commission -- How to think about risk -- High horse time: Pay advances. I can’t think of anything worse!

01:08:46

EP429 - S1

23 Jul 21

Stock of the Week: Eroad July 21, 2021

Scott is joined by Motley Fool analyst Ryan Newman to talk about road usage and safety innovator, Eroad (ASX:ERD): What it does, what’s impressive, the risks of an investment in the company, and why he thinks it’s a Buy!  

Stock of the Week: Eroad July 21, 2021

Scott is joined by Motley Fool analyst Ryan Newman to talk about road usage and safety innovator, Eroad (ASX:ERD): What it does, what’s impressive, the risks of an investment in the company, and why he thinks it’s a Buy!  

21:22

EP428 - S1

21 Jul 21

Mailbag Extra: incl. How do I know when to sell?

-- What do I actually do to prepare for rising rates? -- Which 'thematic ETFs' should I buy? -- Does the number of shares matter? -- Can you break down some jargon for me? EBITA... TAM... moats... -- What cryptos and precious metals should I buy? -- My thesis is broken... how do I know when it's been repaired? -- Great company... but is its product just too good? -- Poking holes in the Soul Patts thesis

Mailbag Extra: incl. How do I know when to sell?

-- What do I actually do to prepare for rising rates? -- Which 'thematic ETFs' should I buy? -- Does the number of shares matter? -- Can you break down some jargon for me? EBITA... TAM... moats... -- What cryptos and precious metals should I buy? -- My thesis is broken... how do I know when it's been repaired? -- Great company... but is its product just too good? -- Poking holes in the Soul Patts thesis

01:18:15

EP427 - S1

18 Jul 21

Are all these takeovers telling us something?

-- I’m back… did I miss anything? -- Lockdowns are back… what next? -- RBNZ starts winding back stimulus. Are we next? -- Should we prepare for profit warnings? -- BNPL gets real... -- Aldi's ‘corner store’ - fast follower, or pale imitation -- Here come the takeovers: API, Sydney Airport, Spark, Blackmores, YouFoodz in the news

Are all these takeovers telling us something?

-- I’m back… did I miss anything? -- Lockdowns are back… what next? -- RBNZ starts winding back stimulus. Are we next? -- Should we prepare for profit warnings? -- BNPL gets real... -- Aldi's ‘corner store’ - fast follower, or pale imitation -- Here come the takeovers: API, Sydney Airport, Spark, Blackmores, YouFoodz in the news

01:02:48

EP426 - S1

16 Jul 21

Stock of the Week: Dusk

Scott is joined by Motley Fool analyst Trevor Muchedzi to talk about candles-and-fragrance retailer Dusk: What it does, what’s impressive, the risks of an investment in the company, and why he thinks it’s a Buy!  

Stock of the Week: Dusk

Scott is joined by Motley Fool analyst Trevor Muchedzi to talk about candles-and-fragrance retailer Dusk: What it does, what’s impressive, the risks of an investment in the company, and why he thinks it’s a Buy!  

22:18

EP425 - S1

14 Jul 21

Mailbag Extra: incl: How do I keep track of my investments?

-- How do I find a good financial planner? -- Thoughts on rent.com.au? -- I've lost 90% and have less than $100 in shares. Can I sell? -- How do I keep track of my dividends and sales? -- Is Andrew still as keen on Nanosonics? -- How do I draw down my Super? -- #helpAndrew -- Which companies do I buy?

Mailbag Extra: incl: How do I keep track of my investments?

-- How do I find a good financial planner? -- Thoughts on rent.com.au? -- I've lost 90% and have less than $100 in shares. Can I sell? -- How do I keep track of my dividends and sales? -- Is Andrew still as keen on Nanosonics? -- How do I draw down my Super? -- #helpAndrew -- Which companies do I buy?

54:45

EP424 - S1

11 Jul 21

Our biggest winners and losing-est losers

Victory laps and wallowing in pity? Not quite, but Scott and Andrew recount some of their best and worst, in order to find lessons to help make us all better investors.

Our biggest winners and losing-est losers

Victory laps and wallowing in pity? Not quite, but Scott and Andrew recount some of their best and worst, in order to find lessons to help make us all better investors.

59:02

EP423 - S1

9 Jul 21

Stock of the Week: RPM Global (July 7, 2021)

-- Scott is joined by Motley Fool analyst Andrew Legget to talk about Software-as-a-Service mining enabler RPM Global (ASX:RUL): What it does, what’s impressive, the risks of an investment in the company, and why he thinks it’s a Buy!

Stock of the Week: RPM Global (July 7, 2021)

-- Scott is joined by Motley Fool analyst Andrew Legget to talk about Software-as-a-Service mining enabler RPM Global (ASX:RUL): What it does, what’s impressive, the risks of an investment in the company, and why he thinks it’s a Buy!

18:36

EP422 - S1

7 Jul 21

Mailbag Extra: incl: What we can learn from the Nuix debacle

-- What can we learn from the Nuix debacle? -- How should we respond to a takeover bid? -- I know what you think about leverage... but should I borrow against an investment property? -- (And why one listener is doing just that!) -- Can I be too diversified? -- Buy up, or wait to save on brokerage? -- Asset bubbles exist... what should we do?

Mailbag Extra: incl: What we can learn from the Nuix debacle

-- What can we learn from the Nuix debacle? -- How should we respond to a takeover bid? -- I know what you think about leverage... but should I borrow against an investment property? -- (And why one listener is doing just that!) -- Can I be too diversified? -- Buy up, or wait to save on brokerage? -- Asset bubbles exist... what should we do?

56:28

EP421 - S1

4 Jul 21

If you’re going to be biased, be deliberate!

We’re all biased. But which biases are worth having? After all, they can be a useful way to narrow down your ‘stocks to buy’ list, without going through the ASX from A to Z in the process!

If you’re going to be biased, be deliberate!

We’re all biased. But which biases are worth having? After all, they can be a useful way to narrow down your ‘stocks to buy’ list, without going through the ASX from A to Z in the process!

01:05:07

EP420 - S1

2 Jul 21

Stock of the Week: Alcidion (June 30, 2021)

-- Scott is joined by Motley Fool analyst Kate Lee to talk about healthcare software provider Alcidion (ASX:ALC): What it does, what’s impressive, the risks of an investment in the company, and why she thinks it’s a Buy!

Stock of the Week: Alcidion (June 30, 2021)

-- Scott is joined by Motley Fool analyst Kate Lee to talk about healthcare software provider Alcidion (ASX:ALC): What it does, what’s impressive, the risks of an investment in the company, and why she thinks it’s a Buy!

13:31

EP419 - S1

30 Jun 21

Mailbag Extra: incl: You said ‘buy’. Why are you selling?

-- You said ‘buy’. Why are you selling? -- Can I transfer shares off market and avoid tax for my kids? -- Do I give up exercise physiology and get into finance? -- A thought experiment: 95% safe and 5% crazy brave! -- Is Afterpay a ‘Rule Breaker’?

Mailbag Extra: incl: You said ‘buy’. Why are you selling?

-- You said ‘buy’. Why are you selling? -- Can I transfer shares off market and avoid tax for my kids? -- Do I give up exercise physiology and get into finance? -- A thought experiment: 95% safe and 5% crazy brave! -- Is Afterpay a ‘Rule Breaker’?

53:29

EP418 - S1

27 Jun 21

Our 10 favourite investing books

Scott and Andrew share their 5 favourite investment books (each!). We’re pretty sure every listener will find something to their liking to add to their investment library!

Our 10 favourite investing books

Scott and Andrew share their 5 favourite investment books (each!). We’re pretty sure every listener will find something to their liking to add to their investment library!

52:39

EP417 - S1

25 Jun 21

Stock of the Week: Cettire (June 23, 2021)

-- Scott is joined by Motley Fool analyst Trevor Muchedzi to talk about luxury ecommerce marketplace Cettire (ASX:CTT): What it does, what’s impressive, the risks of an investment in the company, and why he thinks it’s a Buy!

Stock of the Week: Cettire (June 23, 2021)

-- Scott is joined by Motley Fool analyst Trevor Muchedzi to talk about luxury ecommerce marketplace Cettire (ASX:CTT): What it does, what’s impressive, the risks of an investment in the company, and why he thinks it’s a Buy!

21:11

EP416 - S1

23 Jun 21

Mailbag Extra: incl: Are the robots stealing my trades?

-- Who’s buying 1 or 2 shares? -- Should I buy REITs for inflation protection? -- Great management and missed opportunities -- OpenPay: riding the wave or forging its own path? -- Cash in the bank, or an ETF? -- What’s happening to growth stocks?

Mailbag Extra: incl: Are the robots stealing my trades?

-- Who’s buying 1 or 2 shares? -- Should I buy REITs for inflation protection? -- Great management and missed opportunities -- OpenPay: riding the wave or forging its own path? -- Cash in the bank, or an ETF? -- What’s happening to growth stocks?

57:42

EP415 - S1

20 Jun 21

The podcast that, like the ASX, is hitting all-time highs!

-- Record highs for the ASX... and plenty of individual companies -- RBA minutes stalks wages growth as house prices keep rising -- Why is the government okay with employers making us fund our own Super increase? -- FTA: All the way with Team UK? -- Santos CEO on the front foot (or fighting a rear-guard action) -- Are we in the biggest market bubble in history?

The podcast that, like the ASX, is hitting all-time highs!

-- Record highs for the ASX... and plenty of individual companies -- RBA minutes stalks wages growth as house prices keep rising -- Why is the government okay with employers making us fund our own Super increase? -- FTA: All the way with Team UK? -- Santos CEO on the front foot (or fighting a rear-guard action) -- Are we in the biggest market bubble in history?

01:01:21

EP414 - S1

18 Jun 21

Stock of the Week: Dubber (ASX:DUB)

-- Scott is joined by Motley Fool analyst Ryan Newman to talk about cloud-based call recording and enablement software provider Dubber: What it does, what’s impressive, the risks of an investment in the company, and why he thinks it’s a Buy!

Stock of the Week: Dubber (ASX:DUB)

-- Scott is joined by Motley Fool analyst Ryan Newman to talk about cloud-based call recording and enablement software provider Dubber: What it does, what’s impressive, the risks of an investment in the company, and why he thinks it’s a Buy!

21:01

EP413 - S1

16 Jun 21

Mailbag Extra: incl: “My experience as a customer sucked… does that matter?”

-- Betting on thematic ETFs – how do I know what I own? -- My experience as a customer sucked… does that matter? -- What’s going on at Treasury? (The wine mob, not the government bean counters) -- And what about Nuix? -- Hey.. read some 5 star reviews, please!

Mailbag Extra: incl: “My experience as a customer sucked… does that matter?”

-- Betting on thematic ETFs – how do I know what I own? -- My experience as a customer sucked… does that matter? -- What’s going on at Treasury? (The wine mob, not the government bean counters) -- And what about Nuix? -- Hey.. read some 5 star reviews, please!

48:30

EP412 - S1

13 Jun 21

Bitcoin buoyed by El Salvador… and boring is beautiful for Brickworks

-- NAB business survey delivers great news, but CreditorWatch issues warning -- Debt concerns as more Aussies borrow more than 6x income -- Westpac lifts fixed term rates and ANZ predicts two increases in H2 2023 -- Boring is beautiful as Brickworks jumps 9% -- AUSTRAC goes after a bank and three casinos… again -- El Salvador accepts Bitcoin… -- Jeff Bezos is going into space

Bitcoin buoyed by El Salvador… and boring is beautiful for Brickworks

-- NAB business survey delivers great news, but CreditorWatch issues warning -- Debt concerns as more Aussies borrow more than 6x income -- Westpac lifts fixed term rates and ANZ predicts two increases in H2 2023 -- Boring is beautiful as Brickworks jumps 9% -- AUSTRAC goes after a bank and three casinos… again -- El Salvador accepts Bitcoin… -- Jeff Bezos is going into space

01:07:47

EP411 - S1

11 Jun 21

Stock of the Week: Frontier Digital (ASX: FDV)

-- Scott is joined by Motley Fool analyst Chris Copley to talk about emerging markets classifieds aggregator Frontier Digital: What it does, what’s impressive, the risks of an investment in the company, and why he thinks it’s a Buy!

Stock of the Week: Frontier Digital (ASX: FDV)

-- Scott is joined by Motley Fool analyst Chris Copley to talk about emerging markets classifieds aggregator Frontier Digital: What it does, what’s impressive, the risks of an investment in the company, and why he thinks it’s a Buy!

14:47

EP410 - S1

9 Jun 21

Mailbag Extra: incl: "$1 billion for a loss-making tech mob?"

-- Should I keep cash on the sidelines, especially as the market heats up? -- How should I position my portfolio after a crash? -- Little in sales, a big loss and a $1 billion valuation. What the? -- If shares slump in June, and jump in December... is that an opportunity?

Mailbag Extra: incl: "$1 billion for a loss-making tech mob?"

-- Should I keep cash on the sidelines, especially as the market heats up? -- How should I position my portfolio after a crash? -- Little in sales, a big loss and a $1 billion valuation. What the? -- If shares slump in June, and jump in December... is that an opportunity?

55:35

EP409 - S1

6 Jun 21

Australia is back (from the COVID recession), baby!

-- The Australian economy is back, baby! -- But Vic - still - in lockdown, while house price growth bounces back -- Is the RBA about to get what it wants? -- ASX hits a new record… time to panic? -- There are trends and there are 'trends'

Australia is back (from the COVID recession), baby!

-- The Australian economy is back, baby! -- But Vic - still - in lockdown, while house price growth bounces back -- Is the RBA about to get what it wants? -- ASX hits a new record… time to panic? -- There are trends and there are 'trends'

01:10:28

EP408 - S1

4 Jun 21

Stock of the Week: Domino's

-- Scott is joined by Motley Fool analyst Andrew Legget to talk about pizza juggernaut Domino's: What it does, what’s impressive, the risks of an investment in the company, and why he thinks it’s a Buy!

Stock of the Week: Domino's

-- Scott is joined by Motley Fool analyst Andrew Legget to talk about pizza juggernaut Domino's: What it does, what’s impressive, the risks of an investment in the company, and why he thinks it’s a Buy!

14:09

EP407 - S1

2 Jun 21

Mailbag Extra: incl: Compounding rocks… but what about inflation?

-- My company is buying back shares… what do I do? -- Compounding rocks… but what about inflation? -- Keep some cash, or be fully invested? -- A listener offers to pay… sort of… -- To DCF or not to DCF? -- “I’m back! And won’t overtrade this time!”

Mailbag Extra: incl: Compounding rocks… but what about inflation?

-- My company is buying back shares… what do I do? -- Compounding rocks… but what about inflation? -- Keep some cash, or be fully invested? -- A listener offers to pay… sort of… -- To DCF or not to DCF? -- “I’m back! And won’t overtrade this time!”

01:08:41

EP406 - S1

30 May 21

“Back the bloke with a chip on his shoulder”

-- COVID is back: What should investors do? -- ASIC sues AMP for charging dead people... -- “Back the bloke with a chip on his shoulder” -- The energy future is here; and -- A massive upheaval for corporate America?

“Back the bloke with a chip on his shoulder”

-- COVID is back: What should investors do? -- ASIC sues AMP for charging dead people... -- “Back the bloke with a chip on his shoulder” -- The energy future is here; and -- A massive upheaval for corporate America?

01:05:05

EP405 - S1

28 May 21

Stock of the Week: Netwealth

-- Scott is joined by Motley Fool analyst Kevin Gandiya to talk about fintech disrupter Netwealth: What it does, what’s impressive, the risks of an investment in the company, and why he thinks it’s a Buy!  

Stock of the Week: Netwealth

-- Scott is joined by Motley Fool analyst Kevin Gandiya to talk about fintech disrupter Netwealth: What it does, what’s impressive, the risks of an investment in the company, and why he thinks it’s a Buy!  

13:36

EP404 - S1

26 May 21

Mailbag Extra: incl: Scott being schooled by a listener!

-- Are you sure the market goes up by 10% per annum? -- 'You need to hold your shares longer or I'm telling Uncle Warren!' -- I kinda get it... but what numbers do I use to make sure I'm on the right track? -- A listener comes to our defence on finance and politics -- The traits of a business worth investing in?\ -- No, we're not going to try comedy. At least, not yet... -- A vote for nature... and a #getabetterrate success story!

Mailbag Extra: incl: Scott being schooled by a listener!

-- Are you sure the market goes up by 10% per annum? -- 'You need to hold your shares longer or I'm telling Uncle Warren!' -- I kinda get it... but what numbers do I use to make sure I'm on the right track? -- A listener comes to our defence on finance and politics -- The traits of a business worth investing in?\ -- No, we're not going to try comedy. At least, not yet... -- A vote for nature... and a #getabetterrate success story!

01:07:04

EP403 - S1

23 May 21

Bitcoin, Elon, Iron and Oil. It's been one of those weeks...

-- Wages up, kinda, as inflation talk continues to strike volatility into the share market -- Volatility elsewhere, too, as materials prices swing... -- Oh, Elon… the Bitcoin dramas. -- The Crown takeover has a new twist… but what should investors think… and do? -- Big swings for tech as EML bites the dust… hard and Appen flies...

Bitcoin, Elon, Iron and Oil. It's been one of those weeks...

-- Wages up, kinda, as inflation talk continues to strike volatility into the share market -- Volatility elsewhere, too, as materials prices swing... -- Oh, Elon… the Bitcoin dramas. -- The Crown takeover has a new twist… but what should investors think… and do? -- Big swings for tech as EML bites the dust… hard and Appen flies...

01:14:59

EP402 - S1

21 May 21

Stock of the Week: Temple & Webster

-- Scott is joined by Motley Fool analyst Kevin Gandiya to talk about boom online retailer Temple & Webster: What it does, what’s impressive, the risks of an investment in the company, and why he thinks it’s a Buy!  

Stock of the Week: Temple & Webster

-- Scott is joined by Motley Fool analyst Kevin Gandiya to talk about boom online retailer Temple & Webster: What it does, what’s impressive, the risks of an investment in the company, and why he thinks it’s a Buy!  

16:21

EP401 - S1

19 May 21

Mailbag Extra: incl: Inflation, interest rates and market volatility

-- Inflation, interest rates and market volatility -- The 'Rolls Royce' of podcasts... and Rolls Royces -- What are the best themes -- and geographies -- for 2021 -- Margin Loan debate at 20 paces. Should you take a margin loan or not?

Mailbag Extra: incl: Inflation, interest rates and market volatility

-- Inflation, interest rates and market volatility -- The 'Rolls Royce' of podcasts... and Rolls Royces -- What are the best themes -- and geographies -- for 2021 -- Margin Loan debate at 20 paces. Should you take a margin loan or not?

01:13:43

EP400 - S1

16 May 21

What does the Budget mean for us? Plus, iron ore > software?

-- What the Budget means for you and me -- The good, bad and ugly from Treasurer Frydenberg's speech -- Are the boffins smarter than the market, on iron ore? -- More money for bank shareholders -- What's better? Growth, dividends or a share buyback?

What does the Budget mean for us? Plus, iron ore > software?

-- What the Budget means for you and me -- The good, bad and ugly from Treasurer Frydenberg's speech -- Are the boffins smarter than the market, on iron ore? -- More money for bank shareholders -- What's better? Growth, dividends or a share buyback?

01:05:19

EP399 - S1

14 May 21

Mailbag Extra: incl: 75% of my portfolio in a single stock...

-- Should I raid my Super for a house deposit? -- I know valuation is hard... but am I roughly right? -- Is the CAPE ratio flashing 'sell'? -- The last word (maybe) on investment bonds -- What do we make of Sharesies -- 75% of my portfolio in a single stock... -- Man, these swings are wild!

Mailbag Extra: incl: 75% of my portfolio in a single stock...

-- Should I raid my Super for a house deposit? -- I know valuation is hard... but am I roughly right? -- Is the CAPE ratio flashing 'sell'? -- The last word (maybe) on investment bonds -- What do we make of Sharesies -- 75% of my portfolio in a single stock... -- Man, these swings are wild!

01:06:26

EP398 - S1

9 May 21

How should investors handle low-for-long interest rates?

-- The RBA gets optimistic… but still leaves rates on hold. -- Is there inflation? Buffett and others think so, but it’s not in the numbers -- Reflections from the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting -- Bank profits soar… but top line growth hard to come by -- As Westpac and ASIC go back to court… -- Dogecoin… seriously?

How should investors handle low-for-long interest rates?

-- The RBA gets optimistic… but still leaves rates on hold. -- Is there inflation? Buffett and others think so, but it’s not in the numbers -- Reflections from the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting -- Bank profits soar… but top line growth hard to come by -- As Westpac and ASIC go back to court… -- Dogecoin… seriously?

01:15:25

EP397 - S1

7 May 21

Mailbag Extra: incl. How do I know when to sell?

-- A listener digs Scott out of a hole -- 'Can you break down selling a little more for me?' -- Should I go for growth, or lower my sights? -- Time to move to a family trust? -- Should I buy shares in a sports team? -- What should I buy to take volatility out of a growth portfolio? -- Can I build my own ETF? -- Are you sure I should buy Treasury?

Mailbag Extra: incl. How do I know when to sell?

-- A listener digs Scott out of a hole -- 'Can you break down selling a little more for me?' -- Should I go for growth, or lower my sights? -- Time to move to a family trust? -- Should I buy shares in a sports team? -- What should I buy to take volatility out of a growth portfolio? -- Can I build my own ETF? -- Are you sure I should buy Treasury?

01:12:08

EP396 - S1

2 May 21

Budget Back to 'Back in Black'?

-- Budget back in the black? And rates lower for longer -- Gina Rinehart has 1.35 billion reasons to smile -- Retail update: Coles sales sag as JB’s Richard Murray to join Premier Investments -- Atlassian embraces working from home ‘4 times a year in the office’ -- Tech surges: Apple, Facebook, Shopify flying

Budget Back to 'Back in Black'?

-- Budget back in the black? And rates lower for longer -- Gina Rinehart has 1.35 billion reasons to smile -- Retail update: Coles sales sag as JB’s Richard Murray to join Premier Investments -- Atlassian embraces working from home ‘4 times a year in the office’ -- Tech surges: Apple, Facebook, Shopify flying

58:38

EP395 - S1

30 Apr 21

Mailbag Extra: incl. Andrew's 5 stocks to buy now

-- Andrew's top 5 stocks to buy now -- Sure, Bitcoin... but what about Coinbase? -- We don't need another (Super)hero... or do we? -- Is a Super increase really going to strangle the economy? -- What do you make of robo-advisors?

Mailbag Extra: incl. Andrew's 5 stocks to buy now

-- Andrew's top 5 stocks to buy now -- Sure, Bitcoin... but what about Coinbase? -- We don't need another (Super)hero... or do we? -- Is a Super increase really going to strangle the economy? -- What do you make of robo-advisors?

01:13:43

EP394 - S1

25 Apr 21

Afterpay moving Stateside and a bidding war for Crown

-- A banker talking common sense? -- As the economy recovers, some tentative good news from tourism -- Speaking of going overseas… time to say goodbye to Afterpay? -- A bidding war -- of sorts -- for Crown? -- We have a new $2.7b finance company on the ASX…

Afterpay moving Stateside and a bidding war for Crown

-- A banker talking common sense? -- As the economy recovers, some tentative good news from tourism -- Speaking of going overseas… time to say goodbye to Afterpay? -- A bidding war -- of sorts -- for Crown? -- We have a new $2.7b finance company on the ASX…

01:06:14

EP393 - S1

23 Apr 21

Mailbag Extra: incl. Scott and Andrew trading blows over shorting

-- What really happens when I buy an ETF? -- Do miners offer a Silver lining? -- How do I keep on top of it all? -- Scott and Andrew square off over shorting -- When this is all over... who pays the bill?

Mailbag Extra: incl. Scott and Andrew trading blows over shorting

-- What really happens when I buy an ETF? -- Do miners offer a Silver lining? -- How do I keep on top of it all? -- Scott and Andrew square off over shorting -- When this is all over... who pays the bill?

01:10:46

EP392 - S1

18 Apr 21

The 'fully recovered economy' edition (plus Bitcoin)

-- Bernie Madoff dies... lessons from a fraudster -- The Australian economy has 'fully recovered' -- But is there too much optimism in share prices? -- Why I hate my 10-bagger investment -- And what to make of Bitcoin's rise... and rise.

The 'fully recovered economy' edition (plus Bitcoin)

-- Bernie Madoff dies... lessons from a fraudster -- The Australian economy has 'fully recovered' -- But is there too much optimism in share prices? -- Why I hate my 10-bagger investment -- And what to make of Bitcoin's rise... and rise.

57:20

EP391 - S1

16 Apr 21

Mailbag Extra: incl. Should my ETF be lending shares to short-sellers?

-- When should I sell? -- Kogan isn't risky enough! -- Two micro caps you've never heard of -- Help... Can I get started with just $500? -- Have I made a terrible mistake? -- An ETF Noah could love?

Mailbag Extra: incl. Should my ETF be lending shares to short-sellers?

-- When should I sell? -- Kogan isn't risky enough! -- Two micro caps you've never heard of -- Help... Can I get started with just $500? -- Have I made a terrible mistake? -- An ETF Noah could love?

01:03:19

EP390 - S1

11 Apr 21

Are banks all they're cracked up to be?

-- RBA sits pat, but lending restrictions look likely -- Retailers win -- and lose -- from COVID -- Can you guess how the banks did over the last 5 years? -- Australia's tech phenomenon (that isn't Afterpay) -- And we dip into the Fool mailbag!

Are banks all they're cracked up to be?

-- RBA sits pat, but lending restrictions look likely -- Retailers win -- and lose -- from COVID -- Can you guess how the banks did over the last 5 years? -- Australia's tech phenomenon (that isn't Afterpay) -- And we dip into the Fool mailbag!

01:04:35

EP389 - S1

9 Apr 21

Mailbag Extra: incl. Should my ETF be lending shares to short-sellers?

-- Should I buy a hedged ETF? -- What about investment bonds? -- Should I worry that my ETF is lending out its shares? -- Should I buy all -- or some -- of your recommendations? -- "You're wrong about house prices!" -- Should I try 'share harvesting'?

Mailbag Extra: incl. Should my ETF be lending shares to short-sellers?

-- Should I buy a hedged ETF? -- What about investment bonds? -- Should I worry that my ETF is lending out its shares? -- Should I buy all -- or some -- of your recommendations? -- "You're wrong about house prices!" -- Should I try 'share harvesting'?

41:01

EP388 - S1

4 Apr 21

A "bloody end to ‘speculative mania’"?

-- A brand new co-host! -- JobKeeper ends, just as Brisbane goes into -- and comes out of -- lockdown -- Shares on track for their best year in 8... -- … and the top movers tell the tale of the tape -- Platinum warns of bloody end to ‘speculative mania’ -- Is Kogan good value at $12? -- AGL splitting in half -- And we dip into the Fool mailbag!

A "bloody end to ‘speculative mania’"?

-- A brand new co-host! -- JobKeeper ends, just as Brisbane goes into -- and comes out of -- lockdown -- Shares on track for their best year in 8... -- … and the top movers tell the tale of the tape -- Platinum warns of bloody end to ‘speculative mania’ -- Is Kogan good value at $12? -- AGL splitting in half -- And we dip into the Fool mailbag!

01:07:14

EP387 - S1

2 Apr 21

Mailbag Extra: incl. Selling to lock in tax losses

-- Why release recommendations at midday? -- Should I sell, get the tax loss, and buy back in? -- Time to jump on the Rocket(Lab)? -- How to think about foreign currency earnings from your companies -- Why is the share price falling? Dark forces? -- Is Aurizon too cheap to ignore? -- And lots of praise for Doc!

Mailbag Extra: incl. Selling to lock in tax losses

-- Why release recommendations at midday? -- Should I sell, get the tax loss, and buy back in? -- Time to jump on the Rocket(Lab)? -- How to think about foreign currency earnings from your companies -- Why is the share price falling? Dark forces? -- Is Aurizon too cheap to ignore? -- And lots of praise for Doc!

01:19:35

EP386 - S1

28 Mar 21

The World According to Doc, plus more!

-- What does the end of JobKeeper mean for the economy? -- A record winter coming from Premier -- Westpac in trouble in NZ -- What? We’re going to have to pay to sell solar back to the grid? -- Some last advice from Doc, on investing for growth...

The World According to Doc, plus more!

-- What does the end of JobKeeper mean for the economy? -- A record winter coming from Premier -- Westpac in trouble in NZ -- What? We’re going to have to pay to sell solar back to the grid? -- Some last advice from Doc, on investing for growth...

01:12:00

EP385 - S1

26 Mar 21

Mailbag Extra: incl. ETFs for when you can't buy shares

-- ETFs when you can't (or don't want to) buy shares -- Taking a punt on biotech -- Death or glory with SPACs -- The ethics of keeping and paying back JobKeeper

Mailbag Extra: incl. ETFs for when you can't buy shares

-- ETFs when you can't (or don't want to) buy shares -- Taking a punt on biotech -- Death or glory with SPACs -- The ethics of keeping and paying back JobKeeper

01:04:04

EP384 - S1

21 Mar 21

Does CBA have the Afterpay-killer?

-- US Fed -- almost -- does an RBA, planning to keep rates low till 2023 -- Will the end of JobKeeper throw 500,000 out of work? -- CBA’s BNPL entry -- CTM’s Jamie Pherous cashes in -- Tech companies make investors seasick… -- And we dip into the Fool mailbag!

Does CBA have the Afterpay-killer?

-- US Fed -- almost -- does an RBA, planning to keep rates low till 2023 -- Will the end of JobKeeper throw 500,000 out of work? -- CBA’s BNPL entry -- CTM’s Jamie Pherous cashes in -- Tech companies make investors seasick… -- And we dip into the Fool mailbag!

01:17:46

EP383 - S1

19 Mar 21

Mailbag Extra: incl. 'Shares vs. Property'

-- Should I buy a property for diversification? -- A listener makes us confess our mistakes... ouch! -- I want to invest in the US... but I have questions -- What do you think about Vanguard Super? -- Okay, but how do you actually value shares? -- What's going on with tech? Buy or run away?

Mailbag Extra: incl. 'Shares vs. Property'

-- Should I buy a property for diversification? -- A listener makes us confess our mistakes... ouch! -- I want to invest in the US... but I have questions -- What do you think about Vanguard Super? -- Okay, but how do you actually value shares? -- What's going on with tech? Buy or run away?

01:09:04

EP382 - S1

14 Mar 21

What recession? The economy is firing on all cylinders!

-- Best biz conf in a decade, GDP records, stimulus ending in 19 days, and half price flights... -- The RBA slaps down the bond market -- Investment lessons from the Greensill collapse -- EnergyAustralia closing its Yallourn plant early... -- What money printing? -- And we dip into the Fool mailbag!  

What recession? The economy is firing on all cylinders!

-- Best biz conf in a decade, GDP records, stimulus ending in 19 days, and half price flights... -- The RBA slaps down the bond market -- Investment lessons from the Greensill collapse -- EnergyAustralia closing its Yallourn plant early... -- What money printing? -- And we dip into the Fool mailbag!  

01:04:16

EP381 - S1

12 Mar 21

Mailbag Extra: incl. 'The best place to put extra savings'

-- What do we make of the gaming industry? -- Why do some shares shoot up, and others refuse to? -- FOMO vs. diversification -- Where's the best place for additional savings? -- "You're wrong! On LICs" -- How do I invest for my kids?

Mailbag Extra: incl. 'The best place to put extra savings'

-- What do we make of the gaming industry? -- Why do some shares shoot up, and others refuse to? -- FOMO vs. diversification -- Where's the best place for additional savings? -- "You're wrong! On LICs" -- How do I invest for my kids?

55:17

EP380 - S1

7 Mar 21

It's quiet... too quiet (or has the market finally caught on?)

-- GDP hits a record, and rates stay on hold -- What we made of a strange earnings season -- US tech stocks plunge… again - ESG investing gets real: the destruction of Juukan Gorge claims another scalp -- Checking in on the COVID response -- And we dip into the Fool mailbag!

It's quiet... too quiet (or has the market finally caught on?)

-- GDP hits a record, and rates stay on hold -- What we made of a strange earnings season -- US tech stocks plunge… again - ESG investing gets real: the destruction of Juukan Gorge claims another scalp -- Checking in on the COVID response -- And we dip into the Fool mailbag!

01:10:57

EP379 - S1

5 Mar 21

Mailbag Extra: incl. 'Top industries and stocks for 5+ years'

-- The top industries and top stocks for 5+ years -- Is the stock market a zero sum game? -- Should I copy others' investments? -- How can I short stocks? -- Is my portfolio too concentrated? -- Should I invest in a managed fund to avoid currency hassles? -- How do I keep my brokerage costs down?

Mailbag Extra: incl. 'Top industries and stocks for 5+ years'

-- The top industries and top stocks for 5+ years -- Is the stock market a zero sum game? -- Should I copy others' investments? -- How can I short stocks? -- Is my portfolio too concentrated? -- Should I invest in a managed fund to avoid currency hassles? -- How do I keep my brokerage costs down?

01:06:42

EP378 - S1

28 Feb 21

(Almost) More news and earnings than we can handle!

-- Jabs start, travel stocks soar, Bond market tells RBA it’s slow, the Aussie hits a 3 year high, while wages rise and Facebook gets back in the news business! -- Earnings, earnings, earnings! -- Blackmores, Scentre, Qantas, Invocare, Nanosonics, A2, EML -- Scott jumps on the 'efficient market' High Horse -- And we dip into the Fool mailbag!

(Almost) More news and earnings than we can handle!

-- Jabs start, travel stocks soar, Bond market tells RBA it’s slow, the Aussie hits a 3 year high, while wages rise and Facebook gets back in the news business! -- Earnings, earnings, earnings! -- Blackmores, Scentre, Qantas, Invocare, Nanosonics, A2, EML -- Scott jumps on the 'efficient market' High Horse -- And we dip into the Fool mailbag!

01:09:47

EP377 - S1

26 Feb 21

Bonus Episode: Mailbag Extra!

-- Time to buy the 'Google of China'? -- How do I find a company's share count? -- What's going on with Pushpay? -- Aren't you worried about Cochlear? -- You told us to sell, but you didn't. What gives? -- Should I buy shares touted on Facebook? -- I'm ready to get started... but how?

Bonus Episode: Mailbag Extra!

-- Time to buy the 'Google of China'? -- How do I find a company's share count? -- What's going on with Pushpay? -- Aren't you worried about Cochlear? -- You told us to sell, but you didn't. What gives? -- Should I buy shares touted on Facebook? -- I'm ready to get started... but how?

01:09:41

EP376 - S1

21 Feb 21

All the news that's (not) fit to print? And it's Earningspalooza!

-- Facebook restricts news while Google does deals -- Coles earnings up, but warns on immigration -- Super Retail up, shares down. Travel companies down, shares up... -- Wesfarmers, Dominos profits through the roof -- CSL profit up 45%, while Sonic soars -- Carsales profits boom as used car sales skyrocket -- And we dip into the Fool mailbag!

All the news that's (not) fit to print? And it's Earningspalooza!

-- Facebook restricts news while Google does deals -- Coles earnings up, but warns on immigration -- Super Retail up, shares down. Travel companies down, shares up... -- Wesfarmers, Dominos profits through the roof -- CSL profit up 45%, while Sonic soars -- Carsales profits boom as used car sales skyrocket -- And we dip into the Fool mailbag!

01:05:17

EP375 - S1

19 Feb 21

Bonus Episode: Mailbag Extra!

-- What is an 'over the counter' stock? -- What is an ADR and should I care? -- Why has the market ignored this 'left behind' would-be AfterPay -- Always - ALWAYS - listen to your Mum!

Bonus Episode: Mailbag Extra!

-- What is an 'over the counter' stock? -- What is an ADR and should I care? -- Why has the market ignored this 'left behind' would-be AfterPay -- Always - ALWAYS - listen to your Mum!

01:02:18

EP374 - S1

14 Feb 21

Tesla, Bitcoin, Dividends... It's been a big week!

-- Crown loses its, well, crown.. And crown prince? -- CBA’s profit down, but dividend up -- Meanwhile, Telstra’s dividend holds… but profits down a touch -- AGL writes down its business… including its renewables -- Man, is there a hotter combo than Bitcoin and Tesla? -- We take the High Horse out for a short gallop -- And we dip into the Fool mailbag!

Tesla, Bitcoin, Dividends... It's been a big week!

-- Crown loses its, well, crown.. And crown prince? -- CBA’s profit down, but dividend up -- Meanwhile, Telstra’s dividend holds… but profits down a touch -- AGL writes down its business… including its renewables -- Man, is there a hotter combo than Bitcoin and Tesla? -- We take the High Horse out for a short gallop -- And we dip into the Fool mailbag!

01:06:59

EP373 - S1

12 Feb 21

Bonus Episode: Mailbag Extra!

-- How do I choose between insurers? -- Some support for Scott's Super replacement plan -- How are share price changes calculated? -- Scott & Doc argue about Craig's lump sum suggestion -- What role should infrastructure have in my portfolio? -- Will the influx of new investors push up share prices? -- The value of not panicking

Bonus Episode: Mailbag Extra!

-- How do I choose between insurers? -- Some support for Scott's Super replacement plan -- How are share price changes calculated? -- Scott & Doc argue about Craig's lump sum suggestion -- What role should infrastructure have in my portfolio? -- Will the influx of new investors push up share prices? -- The value of not panicking

01:06:02

EP372 - S1

7 Feb 21

The RBA takes three years off... what does it mean for us?

--  RBA keeps rates on hold... 'till 2024? -- It seems to be ‘New economy week’: results from Google, Amazon, Kogan, Temple & Webster. -- Amazon’s Bezos steps aside -- The investment bank two step continues, as Tabcorp faces being broken up -- The GameStop latest -- Time for the high horse: Cashback mortgages -- And we dip into the Fool mailbag!

The RBA takes three years off... what does it mean for us?

--  RBA keeps rates on hold... 'till 2024? -- It seems to be ‘New economy week’: results from Google, Amazon, Kogan, Temple & Webster. -- Amazon’s Bezos steps aside -- The investment bank two step continues, as Tabcorp faces being broken up -- The GameStop latest -- Time for the high horse: Cashback mortgages -- And we dip into the Fool mailbag!

01:05:39

EP371 - S1

5 Feb 21

Bonus Episode: Mailbag Extra!

-- What do I need to open a US brokerage account? -- How do my ETFs charge their fees? -- How are market prices set? -- Will Kogan go the way of Myer and DJs? -- My options pricing is bonkers -- Should I buy convertible notes? -- Is there an opportunity in newly SaaS businesses? -- How should I (re)invest my Super?

Bonus Episode: Mailbag Extra!

-- What do I need to open a US brokerage account? -- How do my ETFs charge their fees? -- How are market prices set? -- Will Kogan go the way of Myer and DJs? -- My options pricing is bonkers -- Should I buy convertible notes? -- Is there an opportunity in newly SaaS businesses? -- How should I (re)invest my Super?

01:05:41

EP370 - S1

31 Jan 21

Reddit vs short-sellers as US markets go nuts!

--   IMF upgrades its forecasts, the difference in consumer confidence, and unemployment falls, again -- It’s day traders versus shorters at 10 paces -- Citi expects profits to rise 20% while Eagers upgrades profits again… after only 6 weeks -- Blackrock gives stark warning: commit to net zero, or we’re out! -- Apple. Tesla. Microsoft: Big tech gets it done -- And we dip into the Fool mailbag!

Reddit vs short-sellers as US markets go nuts!

--   IMF upgrades its forecasts, the difference in consumer confidence, and unemployment falls, again -- It’s day traders versus shorters at 10 paces -- Citi expects profits to rise 20% while Eagers upgrades profits again… after only 6 weeks -- Blackrock gives stark warning: commit to net zero, or we’re out! -- Apple. Tesla. Microsoft: Big tech gets it done -- And we dip into the Fool mailbag!

01:22:54

EP369 - S1

29 Jan 21

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