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Baptized into the world of business and travel at a young age I’ve subsequently lived in multiple countries, traveled to many more and built myself a small fortune investing in businesses and markets that I spend an extraordinary amount of time doing due diligence on.

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As long-term investors, we shun what’s expensive and gravitate towards what’s cheap. In recent years, that meant backing up the truck on energy, particularly oil and gas and coal, and resisting the seductive siren call of “growth stocks.”
Our World This Week: Gilty As Charged
The longer we are in this game the more “right and “wrong” become a blur or at least various shades of grey.
Our World This Week: Getting Spanked
It’s no surprise that anyone with their money in a 60/40 portfolio is getting torched this year.
Welcome To The Dark Ages 2.0
In the world of soaring energy prices and increasingly common rolling blackouts, “dark humor” gets a completely new meaning.
Currency Vs. Money
Currency is issued by the state, while money is chosen by the market. The closer the ties of currency to money the greater the level of trust in it.
Here A Boom, There A Bust ...
From a market behavioral perspective, bull markets begin in pessimism, grow in skepticism, mature in optimism and die in euphoria.


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What To Do When Government Data Can’t Be Trusted
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Latest Posts
What Does Your Investment Portfolio Diet Look Like?
Where’s Your Appetite Leaning Towards? The problem…if not obvious, is that what folks are doing here is looking at high-risk low probability events.
Why Would Any Sane Investor Even Look At This?
You can make a lot of money when things go from awful to merely bad
Risk Happens Fast
Why complacency can be the kiss of death for investors

Work Experience

Natural Source Group
September 2015 - Present (7 years 4 months)

An agricultural trading group supplying Asia's rapidly growing nutrition markets

Investor, Speculator, Entrepreneur
March 2012 - Present (10 years 10 months)
Co Founder
July 2012 - May 2016 (3 years 11 months)

Between July 2012 and April 2016 led the investment of $35M into 32 early stage venture capital opportunities spanning the globe. Providing bespoke investment services to High Net worth Individuals and family offices via a membership supported group.

JPMorgan Chase
2000 - 2003 (3 years 11 months)
Research Analyst
Lehman Brothers
January 1998 - February 2000 (2 years 2 months)


UNISA; SFA; Australian Securities Inst
B.Comm; British Securities & Futures Authority Registered Persons; Diploma in Financial Mkts, Law, Trading, Financial planning