My Say

John Cage wrote:
I can’t understand why people are frightened of new ideas.
I’m frightened of the old ones.

Here are a few of mine:

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Up and down, round and round – My Say No 59

I have been looking forward to this time of year, almost as much as Christmas as I now get to update all my charts and again marvel at the boring predictability. Things have gone up, down and round and round as per usual but the pattern of the 38 years covered gives...

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Interesting Times – My Say No 58

I would like to thank subscribers for their patience. It has been almost 20 years since I left the industry to tread my own path (with acknowledgement to Scott Pape for the quote). The website has aged and was well overdue for an update. Amongst other things, it was...

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Replay – My Say No. 57

With more updates rolling in I thought I would cheat again and repeat an earlier article, including the latest charts. The listed property article I wrote back in 2016 was based on my annoyance at the misleading reporting from people in the industry who should know...

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Reprise – My Say No. 56

Idle time had me looking back over My Say articles from 2002. Brought a few smiles to my face. I thought I might revisit one of them as I can then avoid reinventing the wheel by trying to pen a fresh article. It will also underline my unchanging attitude to investing....

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Big Event – My Say No. 55

I'm delighted to announce that as the result of much interest from some property investors (yes, property) I am able to bring to Brisbane the course I tutor for the Centre for Continuing Education (CCE) at Sydney University. It is a full day; 9.30 to 4.30 on Saturday...

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Happy New Year! – My Say No. 54

It is that time of the year when one sighs with relief as the year end festivities subside and a semblance of normality returns. For me, the celebrations continue into the new year as both birthday (70th) and the long-awaited update of my favourite chart arrives. The...

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Round and Round We Go – My Say No. 53

It is that time in the cycle that Listed Property Trusts (LPT's) rear their ugly heads once more and encourage me to revisit the them. Apparently, in the recent past, listed property trusts have outperformed shares in 4 of the last 5 years; a statistic I can't argue...

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