State Street Global Advisors (SSGA), the investment management business of State Street Corporation, has decided to exclude tobacco and controversial weapons shares from the State Street Global Index Plus Trust.
September 20, 2017 Sustainability - With Rachel Alembakis
This week, brokers were busy analysing the impacts of the August labour force report – more than 52,000 jobs added, although J.P. Morgan pokes at why the large increase in full time jobs seems to be disconnected to the utilisation rates.
September 20, 2017 Broker Research
CropLogic is a New Zealand based startup which carries out most of its business in the State of Washington in the United States. They provide technology services for agronomy by using aerial imagery and probes in the ground, as well as meteorological data.
September 20, 2017 CEO Interviews
Ardea Resources is the owner of one of the world's largest cobalt deposits in Western Australia. Managing Director, Matt Painter says contrary to popular belief, there is actually more cobalt and more nickel in most lithium ion batteries, than there is lithium! Cobalt is now the hottest metal in the world, demanding more than $61,000 per tonne.
September 19, 2017 CEO Interviews
The Hydroponics Company has the excellent benefit of having the ASX code THC. CEO, Andrew Beehag, says THC investors aren't just looking for big returns as the next big thing, but they are very interested in the outcomes for ailments such as epilepsy.
September 18, 2017 CEO Interviews
I am still thinking about my interview with Nick Griffin yesterday. It's really only a matter of time before AI is the new normal, but how to invest in it? There are so many unknowns these days: artificial intelligence is definitely one, but lately macroeconomics has become an unknown as well! No one really knows what’s happening anymore. And then there’s Bitcoin and blockchain. While I am skeptical about Bitcoin, at least I have an open mind, unlike a certain Jamie Dimon.
September 16, 2017 Weekly Overview
Imagine the delight of The Constant Investor team to learn we had a subscriber named: Alan Kohler! We knew we had to get him on the 'blower' for an interview with Alan Kohler.
September 15, 2017 The Curious Investor
This week James Kirby and Alan Kohler make a case for why an $1,800 iPhone X could be the cheapest thing you’ve ever bought. We also evaluate AGL boss Andy Vesey’s handling of the ongoing Liddell power station brouhaha. And we love a bit a property market chatter.
September 15, 2017 The Money Cafe
Smart Parking CEO, Paul Gillespie, details how they are a parking management company and a technology company - plus how the internet of things will impact parking.
September 15, 2017 CEO Interviews
Dr Melissa Davis is a computational biologist and Laboratory Head of the Bioinformatics Division at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute. Driven by a passion to make the cancer diagnosis a less devastating one, Melissa and her team are at the cutting edge of bioinformatic studies aimed to reduce the traumatic side effects patients experience while being treated for cancer.
September 15, 2017 Success Stories - With Catherine Robson
Economist Stephen Koukoulas charts the week in finance with a review of this week and a preview of what’s to come.This week - GDP growth and next week - the labour market.
September 15, 2017 The Constant Blogs
Nick Griffin has some insights into Apple's decision to price the new iPhone at a premium price point, but what was most interesting were his thoughts on semiconductor and artificial intelligence.
September 14, 2017 Full Interviews
In this week's #AskAlan Facebook Livestream, we talked Ponzi schemes, private debt and what actually makes you a sophisticated investor.
September 14, 2017 Facebook Livestream