The Last Straw

How do you Rank in Strawman?

The best members on Strawman are those that deliver the most valuable investment ideas and content. And these won’t always be the same people that top the performance leaderboards. As seasoned investors know, performance is not just about returns but also consistency and timeframe. And understanding the assumptions and insights behind an investment idea is just as important as the […]

ASX Companies Adopt ESG Global Reporting Tool

At the start of 2021, the first six ASX-listed companies began improving their Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) credentials and reporting their progress against the World Economic Forum’s 21 universal ESG metrics, using “ESG on-ramp” technology platform Socialsuite. After committing to Socialsuite ESG on-ramp in January 2021, Vulcan Energy (ASX: VUL) secured $120M from ESG investors. Newly committed Province Resources […]

Investing won’t make you rich

Investing won’t make you rich. Not on its own. Done right, it will certainly help grow your money — and, over time, that growth can be considerable. But if you really want to build enduring wealth you should also focus on saving. That’s the fuel on which the fire of compounding burns. If you can scrape together $2,000 and invest that for a […]

Patience Pays

Investing is hard*. Success as a stock-picker requires, among other things, a decent understanding of business, accounting, economics, finance & psychology. It requires discipline, objectivity and emotional fortitude. Most important of all, successful investing requires time. A lot of it. Time to educate yourself. Time to do research. Time to manage your portfolio. And, perhaps hardest of all, time to […]

Confessions of a Bitcoin convert

So I’m long Bitcoin. It’s a bit uncomfortable to admit, because there’s such wide scepticism concerning crypto among a lot of smart people. And it’s hard to deny there’s a huge amount of hype and speculation surrounding the whole affair. I’m sure a lot of people will get burnt. Back in 2017 when Bitcoin first came to global attention, I […]

The ONE way to deliver digital healthcare solutions

The focus on digital health has become a global trend. The long-term benefits of technological adaptation in this space will most likely be a reduction in unnecessary use of health services, alleviating the burden on undermanned or under resourced health providers, reduced costs and better, more efficient patient care. Global Market Insights estimates the global digital health market  to be […]

Is Food Revolution Group the Turnaround Story of the Year?

Food Revolution Group (ASX: FOD) could be the turnaround ASX story of last 12 months. Turnarounds usually occur when a new management team takes over an underperforming business and “turns it around” to become hugely successful for themselves and, within the investment community, shareholders. FOD was an established business, with a valuable asset which previous management failed to maximise. As […]

Is EMH set to supply clean lithium to the EU?

European Metals Holdings Limited (ASX:EMH; AIM:EMH; NASDAQ:ERPNF) is currently developing the fully integrated Cinovec lithium, tin, tungsten deposit located in the northern Czech Republic.  This is the largest hard rock lithium resource in the European Union. EMH provides a compelling play in the green energy materials sector, particularly given the location of its Cinovec Project, which is not only strategically […]