Archive for Oct 2019

Week in Review: Global equities grind higher

U.S. stocks posted solid gains, closing near record highs. Earnings continue to drive market action, with third-quarter results so far coming in better than feared. Technology, communications services and financial stocks powered the rally. Of the roughly 40% of the companies in the S&P 500 that have reported so far, 80% of them had results…

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The Upside of Falling Investment Returns

Over the course of the year I have advised several clients on their South African investment portfolios. They came to me frustrated by poor portfolio performance and concerned over their financial futures. After gaining an understanding of each respective client’s individual needs and doing a detailed Cost / Risk / Return analysis on their portfolios…

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Why clients are the core of our business strategy

Message from Craig Featherby, Founder Anyone who has started a successful business never forgets the early days. When I launched Carrick Wealth, with a handful of colleagues in 2014 we operated out of a one-room office in Cape Town. We all knew we were entering a tough market place, that we would be swimming with…

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