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Five great charts on investing - why they are particularly important now

The attached note revisits five charts Dr Shane Oliver find to be very useful in understanding investing. The key points are as follows.

  • Successful investing should be simple but increasing rules, regulations, choices and social media are making it anything but. At its core, it is still simple though.
  • These five great charts focus on critical aspects of investing: the power of compound interest; the investment cycle; the roller coaster of investor emotion; the wall of worry; and time is on your side when investing.
  • They are particularly pertinent in volatile and seemingly uncertain times like the present, so they are well worth a revisit.


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