Lithium investing… Are you in? Part 1: ASX | The Weekly by Synergy: March 29, 2021

Mining companies have been roughly about 30% of listed entities on the Australian Stock Exchange, at least since we started tracking them, back in 2014. This makes Materials the most crowded sector in the exchange, translating into 674 companies… A growing number of these are focused on lithium, the chemical element that underpins the electric vehicle … Continue reading Lithium investing… Are you in? Part 1: ASX | The Weekly by Synergy: March 29, 2021

Investing in emerging markets… Worth the risk? | The Weekly by Synergy: March 22, 2021

As interest rates remain low in the developed world -with some countries such as Japan, still submerged in negative territory-, and inflation rising, investors are desperately seeking yield. This has seen equities soar, despite global woes. Emerging markets, as an alternative asset class, can infuse blue sky into a portfolio; however, the risk undoubtedly increases. … Continue reading Investing in emerging markets… Worth the risk? | The Weekly by Synergy: March 22, 2021

Make your portfolio stronger with this strategy | The Weekly by Synergy: March 15, 2021

The world is brimming with metals and minerals. Companies in virtually all countries seek, explore, and mine these commodities (or specialty chemicals/products) we use in today’s civilisation. Investors and corporates allocating capital, routinely take advantage of information asymmetries to discover and invest in undervalued opportunities every year, and many can be located outside of the … Continue reading Make your portfolio stronger with this strategy | The Weekly by Synergy: March 15, 2021

GameStop, meme stocks, and the rise of the retail investor | The Weekly by Synergy: March 8, 2021

It takes time to accurately identify the weight a certain event has in history; you need the perspective that years -or decades-provide. But today we will take a chance, and say with conviction that the shift in the landscape of retail investing is permanent and it will continue to expand. Taking a look at Google … Continue reading GameStop, meme stocks, and the rise of the retail investor | The Weekly by Synergy: March 8, 2021

TBT: Inauguration of the Casposo gold mine ⛰⛏ in San Juan, Argentina in 2011

It was a brilliant sunny day. Dad and I drove from Mendoza to San Juan super early. Troy (ASX listed) had organised buses to take us up to the project so we parked at the designated meeting point and got on one of the buses. After a short ride we arrived at the mine's camp … Continue reading TBT: Inauguration of the Casposo gold mine ⛰⛏ in San Juan, Argentina in 2011

Do you know who you truly are? Perhaps it’s time to do a different type of research

For years I wanted to know about my family’s history but kept putting it off because I thought it would take forever to learn something meaningful, that I didn’t have enough information to start, that I had to travel to a bunch of places to even learn a little… Man, was I wrong! I’m not … Continue reading Do you know who you truly are? Perhaps it’s time to do a different type of research