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NDQ: NASDAQ 100 Exchange Traded Fund

  This was the only way we could end our tech-tacular! After all that talk about the big tech companies and some of developments coming down the pipeline we wanted to showcase a way to get exposure to the sector. This exchange-traded fund is a great way to invest in those trends. NDQ holds a basket of the 100 biggest …

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BEAR: Australian Equities Bear Hedge Fund

Purchase date: 9/05/2017 Price: $15.10 There has been an increasing number of news stories, professional opinions and commentary coming to light over the past couple of months warning of another potential market correction (a fall in the value of the market). The timing of this correction is still uncertain, but it made us think – what can we do in …

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Afterpay (ASX: AFY)

Afterpay (ASX:AFY) Purchase price: $2.55 For our fourth Stock of the Week we dive into the fintech industry, and take a chance with Afterpay (ASX: AFY). We say ‘take a chance’ because there are a lot of great things about Afterpay, but in an industry where there are some big players, like Amazon, PayPal and the big banks, it’s likely …

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Australian Agricultural Company (AAC)

Purchase Date: 12th April 2017 Price: $1.68 This week we have chosen Australian Agricultural Company (AAC) as our stock of the week. AAC is a vertically integrated beef producer that focuses particularly on high quality beef for export markets. They are Australia’s largest beef producer and they have the largest Wagyu beef herd in the world. Here at Equity Mates …

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PM Capital Global Opportunities Fund (PGF)

ASX Code: PGF Purchase Date: 21.03.2017 Price: $0.98 This week’s stock of the week is PM Capital Global Opportunities Fund (PGF). PGF is a listed investment company (LIC) that aims to create long term wealth for investors by investing in 25-45 global companies. They look for companies that are trading at a value different to their intrinsic value (i.e. looking …

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Gateway Lifestyle Group (ASX: GTY)

Purchase date – 16/2/2017 Purchase price – $2.01 The first stock of the week is Gateway Lifestyle Group. Gateway offers an alternative to the traditional retirement village by offering retirees the opportunity to design their own dream home for living in one of Gateway’s 53 retirement communities. These communities are primarily located outside major city centres and are targeted at …