The Last Straw

Baby Giants Podcast

Join us as we chat about the wild, weird, and whacky of small cap investing, all while searching for those precious few fast-growing businesses that have a shot of becoming industry giants. Latest episodes below, but you can find the full catalogue on the Baby Giants website, on Spotify, or anywhere good podcasts are found. Also, be sure to follow […]

Strawman Premium

Strawman is a private online investment club for those that are serious about taking control of their financial future. As part of our inner circle, Strawman Premium members enjoy exclusive access to: The portfolios, trades, research & valuations of all Premium members. The trades and composition of our market beating Strawman Index. Live & interactive online monthly meetings, featuring company […]

Strawman Mobile App

We’ve been working on a progressive web app for the Strawman platform. Essentially, it’s the regular Strawman website, but it’ll work more like a native mobile app. Aside from providing a better mobile experience, it will allow us to offer improved functionality, such as customisable push notifications. Before that happens, we wanted to get an early version of the app […]

Shooting for 100 Baggers

I recently finished re-reading Chris Mayer’s ‘100 Baggers’, an updated study in the spirit of Thomas Phelp’s iconic book ‘100 to 1 in the Stock Market’, first published in 1972. Without question, it’s become essential reading for investors and I encourage others to dive into its simple and easy to digest wisdom. It impressed upon me some lessons I had […]

Tech Stocks Enter Bear Market

The Aussie market, as measured by the S&P All Ordinaries Index, entered a ‘technical correction’ this week, having fallen more than 10% from the record high it hit at the start of the year. Small cap stocks have fared worse, down about 14% over the same period of time according the ASX Small Ords. The situation for tech investors is […]

How to prepare for the next crash

It wasn’t a great week for the market, with the All Ordinaries dropping a further 3% from its August all-time high. And there’s plenty of reasons to be nervous.  The US Federal Reserve is winding back stimulus and signalling higher lending costs. China — our largest trading partner — is facing a potential credit squeeze and property market slump, while trade […]