In his latest edition of Oliver’s Insights, Dr Shane Oliver discusses the often unpredictable share market which he calls ‘Mr Market’. He demonstrates that sometime Mr Market sets sensible share prices based on economic and business developments. At other times he is emotionally unstable, swinging from euphoria to pessimism. But not only is Mr Market highly unstable, he is also highly seductive – sucking investors (and forecasters) in during the good times with dreams of riches and spitting them out during the bad times when all hope seems lost.
Oliver then provides nine considerations that he finds most helpful when making investment decisions.