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EM Chat: Bold Predictions – Who Came Out On Top?

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Well, we made it to the end of 2020! What a crazy year! When we did our bold predictions back in January, if you’d told us we would see the fastest crash and then the fastest recovery in history, we’d have laughed you out of the room. But here we are. In this episode, we go through our bold predictions …

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EM Portfolio: Yearly Wrap For The Equity Mates Portfolio

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It’s been 6 months since we launched the Equity Mates portfolio, so as we draw closer to the end of 2020 we wanted to review where it’s at. In this episode, we take a look at the core portfolio, its performance, and review the current ETF structure. We also go through the winners and losers of the satellite portfolio, discuss …

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EM Portfolio: November Stock Pitches & Portfolio Update

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It’s time for our November investment committee meeting, and what an episode we have. Once a month, we take everything we’ve learnt on the podcast and try and apply it to a hypothetical portfolio. Remember, we aren’t experts and we are not giving advice. We just wanted to have a bit of fun and make our journey of investing public. …

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EM Portfolio: Stock Pitch – Salesforce (CRM)

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It’s time for another investment committee meeting for the Equity Mates Hypothetical Portfolio. As we continue this learning experience of building out a hypothetical portfolio, we hear Bryce’s first stock pitch. Bryce has chosen one of the large software companies over in the States – Salesforce (CRM). For more information on the Equity Mates Hypothetical Portfolio – head to our Portfolio …

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EM Portfolio: Listener Stock Pitch – Citadel Group

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Building the hypothetical portfolio is as much about hearing ideas from the Equity Mates community as it is about our ideas. In this week’s episode, we welcome Ben, from University Of Western Australia Student Managed Investment Fund, for the first listener stock pitch! Ben and the team have spent time analysing Citadel Group Ltd (ASX: CGL), so we invited him …

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EM Portfolio: First Investment Committee Meeting

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It’s time for the first investment committee meeting for the Equity Mates Hypothetical Portfolio. As we continue this learning experience of building out a hypothetical portfolio, we hear the first stock pitch. To kick it off we discuss a stock that has performed particularly well over the past few years – Magellan Financial Group (ASX: MFG). For more information on …

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EM Portfolio: Core Portfolio Weighting & What To Do With Afterpay

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Our hypothetical portfolio is nearly at the stage where we can start building it out. The rules are in place, the core and satellite portfolios have been defined, and now all that’s left is for us to finish the components of the core, and decide what to do with Afterpay! In this episode, we: Review current satellite portfolio and decide …

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EM Portfolio: Building our core portfolio

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In today’s episode we continue building our renewed hypothetical portfolio. We are taking a ‘core and satellite’ approach to this portfolio, so we spend this episode discussing the strategy for the core portfolio. We then select some specific ETFs that will form the basis of our core portfolio. In this episode you will learn: The principles of a ‘core and …

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EM Portfolio: Our Hypothetical Portfolio Is Revived & Reviewed

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Way back when we started Equity Mates we also started a hypothetical portfolio. We would add a new stock each week/month, but as we got busier, we put it on the sidelines. In this episode we revive the hypothetical portfolio. It’s been sitting there, untouched, since 2017, which is why you will see some questionable stocks in there, as well …