Why is the stock market rallying in this economy?
Backwards Versus Forwards. Another way of explaining the markets-economy split is that economic data looks backwards. It’s about what has already happened. But the market looks forward. It’s about what might happen next. No-one knows that of course, but the market makes a collective guess. Here are five explanations for this seeming contradiction.
In a bold talk, oncologist Dr Bronwyn King tells the story of how she uncovered the deep ties between the tobacco industry and the global financial sector. As a member of Responsible Investing Association Australia (RIAA), Rutherford Rede has implemented a Responsible Investing (RI) strategy and process. To speak to us about our RI beliefs and portfolio options, please contact us.
What makes a good life?
What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? If you think it's fame and money, you're not alone – but, according to psychiatrist Robert Waldinger, you're mistaken. As the director of a 75-year-old study on adult development, Waldinger has unprecedented access to data on true happiness and satisfaction. In this talk, he shares three important lessons learned from the study as well as some practical, old-as-the-hills wisdom on how to build a fulfilling, long life.
The secret to living longer
The Italian island of Sardinia has more than six times as many centenarians as the mainland and ten times as many as North America. According to psychologist Susan Pinker, it's not a sunny disposition or a low-fat, gluten-free diet that keeps the islanders healthy - it's their emphasis on close personal relationships and face-to-face interactions.