What Are Smart Beta ETFs, Factor ETFs and Rules Based ETFs?
Smart beta ETFs are the same thing as a ‘Rules-Based’ and ‘Factor’ ETFs. Many professional investors call them ‘dump beta’ because they are untested and often cost more!
Active V Passive Investment Strategies
Active versus passive investing explained. Owen explains the difference between active and passive investing, ETFs, managed funds and index funds.
ETFs Versus Listed Investment Companies (LIC) Video
The difference between Listed Investment Companies (LIC) and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) might be small on the surface, but they can impact your investment returns significantly.
Management Expense Ratio (MER) & Indirect Cost Ratio (ICR) Explained
The Management Expense Ratio (MER) is an estimate of the total costs for investing in a managed fund, Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) or index fund.
Defined: The Meaning Of Basis Points, Bips and BPS
Basis points are a finance way for saying percentages. For most of us saying “basis points” is really a useless term and just makes finance more confusing.
How to Use IRR To Value Stocks (Video with Example)
How do you value shares or stocks using the Internal Rate of Return (IRR)? In this video, Owen explains how IRR can be used to value shares or stocks.
A Simple Explainer of What Is A Hedge Fund?
Defined: a hedge fund is a special type of managed fund. A hedge fund can use more than one type of investment strategy to generate returns.
Explained: Choosing Superannuation Investment Options
Explained: Choosing investment options inside Super is scary, confusing and important all in one. This video explains all the questions about Superannuation investment strategies.
Explained: Liquidity Versus Illiquidity In Finance
What does liquidity in finance mean? In this video tutorial, Owen answers what liquidity means, the risk of illiquidity and the liquidity ‘premium’.
Explained: The Difference Between Bullish & Bearish
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Explained: How to Calculate Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC) in Valuation
In finance and investing, WACC stands for Weighted Average Cost of Capital. WACC is a very important number because it plays a huge part in the valuation of companies and projects.
How Short Selling Works (Finance)
In finance, short selling or just “shorting” is betting that something will fall in price. In this video we explain how it works using a simple example.