Professional Investment Services

The Best Advice From A Single Guy

This is probably not something you see everyday on a Financial Services website but it struck a chord with me, especially after all the years that I have spent with couples and sometimes walked away thinking to myself that I was a relationship counselor and in fact it...

Mortgage Rates, Property and The Money Market

What do these have to do with the stock markets? Everything. You need to follow what is happening across all markets if you want to make educated stock trades. I read all I can about what is happening in the economy and this fortnightly newsletter I receive from...

2012 NZ Round Up

The Money Market This morning (9 am on 7 December 2012) the money markets were at the following levels: Official cash rate 2.50% (unchanged) 90 day bill rate 2.65 (up from 2.63) 1 year swap rate 2.62 (up from 2.57) 3 year swap rate 2.80 (unchanged) 10 year bond rate...

Buy Small Caps Now While Investors Are Crying

‘Buy when they’re crying, then sell when they’re yelling,’ could comprise Chapter One of the contrarian investor’s handbook. The idea being that when prices are well below any logical level, pushing investors past their pain threshold,...