Trading Talk: Where Are They Now? | Hypothetical Portfolio Update

HOSTS Alec Renehan & Bryce Leske|11 November, 2019

Meet your hosts

  • Alec Renehan

    Alec developed an interest in investing after realising he was spending all that he was earning. Investing became his form of 'forced saving'. While his first investment, Slater and Gordon (SGH), was a resounding failure, he learnt a lot from that experience. He hopes to share those lessons amongst others through the podcast and help people realise that if he can make money investing, anyone can.
  • Bryce Leske

    Bryce has had an interest in the stock market since his parents encouraged him to save 50c a fortnight from the age of 5. Once he had saved $500 he bought his first stock - BKI - a Listed Investment Company (LIC), and since then hasn't stopped. He hopes that Equity Mates can help make investing understandable and accessible. He loves the Essendon Football Club, and lives in Sydney.

Right back at the beginning of Equity Mates we started a ‘Stock of the Week’ segment and used it as an opportunity to start building a hypothetical portfolio. Now we know paper trading is nothing like the real thing, but the portfolio was designed to help us practice our research process, try new things, and share it with you all! In this episode, we take a trip down memory lane. Despite taking the portfolio offline, we’ve kept it running in the background to see how it would perform. A lot has happened in markets over the last 3 years, so we review each of the stocks that we put into the portfolio, why we did it, and take a look at where they are now. There are a few lessons to be learned…! Stocks discussed:

• Gateway Lifestyle Group

• PM Capital Global Opportunities Fund Ltd (ASX: PGF)

• Australian Agricultural Company (ASX: AAC)

• Afterpay Touch Group Ltd (ASX: APT)

• Australian Equities Bear Hedge Fund (ASX: BEAR)

• NASDAQ 100 ETF (ASX: NDQ) Equity Mates Investing Podcast is a part of the Diamantina Media Network – the home of Australia’s favourite podcasts. For more information, visit http://diamantina.com.au/


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