Independent sharemarket research and insights from Australia's best private investors

Independent sharemarket research and insights from Australia's best private investors

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Strawman is Australia’s premier online investment club.
Members share research & insights on ASX-listed stocks by managing Virtual Portfolios and building Company Reports. By ranking content according to performance and community endorsement, Strawman provides accountable and peer-reviewed investment insights.

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Strawman aggregates and ranks the most popular holdings from our community, complete with supporting research and valuations.


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Our Member Reward Scheme recognises the best contributors and rewards them them with fractional share rewards in an ASX200 ETF (ASX:IOZ) or reductions in future membership payments. Build your track record, attract followers and earn endorsement to claim your share!


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