May, 2018

In this Webcast, Karl Siegling discusses the company’s quarterly performance detailing the stocks that have performed well for the company during this period. He then discusses two stocks in the portfolio, Shine Corporation (ASX:SHJ) and Noni B (ASX:NBL), and gives an update on the company’s outlook. He closes by discussing the launch of a new […]

April, 2018

In this interview with InvestSMART Karl discusses the Cadence approach of only buying a stock that is fundamentally cheap and technically strong. Known for its scale-in, scale-out strategy, Cadence enters portfolio positions incrementally.

March, 2018

In this interview with Sky News Business Karl discusses the withdrawal of the major banks from areas seen as higher risk lending, for example ‘non-conforming loans’, in the wake of increased regulation from APRA and Basel. As well as the scrutiny from the Royal Commission and the significant opportunities this has created for smaller financiers […]

March, 2018

In this episode of Buy Hold Sell Karl discusses his views on CSL Limited (ASX:CSL), Macquarie Group (ASX:MQG), Transurban (ASX:TCL), Sydney Airport (ASX:SYD) and REA Group (ASX:REA). Good quality is obvious when you see it: Swiss watches… Italian shoes… Australian reality TV… However, the mark of quality usually comes with a price tag to match. […]

March, 2018

In this episode of Buy Hold Sell Karl discusses his views on Banks. When one door closes, another one opens. And so it is with APRA’s regulatory changes. While it’s a headwind for banks, lending to small players is now an opportunity for a group of nimble, emerging lenders such as Homeloans (HOM) and Money3 […]

July, 2018

Fundamental or technical analysis on a company that ignores the industry in which it operates is like doing research “in a bubble”. In this article for Morningstar, Karl Siegling discusses the importance of the industry in which a company operates in and some factors to consider.

May, 2018

In this article series by Karl Siegling, Cadence Capital Limited Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, we discuss several aspects of the investment process and how it actually works in practice. The articles cover topics like market psychology and fundamental analysis, and they aim to provide the reader with a first-hand view of how financial theory stacks […]

March, 2018

Every discussion on the mining services sector should start with the concept that commodity prices go up and down based on demand and supply, and resource company profits go up or down. So, too, do those of mining services companies. Put another way, resource company profits are a derivative and more extreme version of commodity […]

December, 2017

Back in November 2012, we told shareholders at our AGM that we had started scaling into MQG at $24 after it hit a low around $17. The audience started laughing! Last week we held our 2017 AGM and the share price was nudging $100. Today MQG finally broke through $100. Back in 2012, the share […]

What happens when you take eight people without any prior trading experience and give them one million pounds to manage in the markets for two months, especially when this happens  at the onset of the global financial crisis? Enter Million Dollar Traders, a situation created by hedge fund manager Lex van Dam, who wanted to […]

The Elon Musk biography is a fascinating insight into the CEO of both Tesla and Space X.  Ever since childhood Elon has been fascinated by space and believes that it is essential for humans to live on mars so that if earth becomes uninhabitable the human race will not become extinct.  He leads both Space […]

China Hustle is another fascinating documentary from Netflix which deals with Chinese companies ‘reverse listing into US shell companies.’ It is a cautionary tale on the age old saying of ‘buyer beware’ and the forces at work that led to companies being listed on the US Stock Exchange with $150m valuations and no underlying business […]

This documentary featured on Netflix deals with the amazing rise and the amazing fall of Valeant Pharmaceuticals. Once the ‘darling’ of the investment community Valeant has fallen into disrepute with that same investment community. Again we have Bill Ackman, Billionaire hedge fund manager, as a proponent of Valeant Pharmaceuticals with a large long position and Australia’s […]

This book documents a legendary bet in the early 80’s between two successful commodity traders, Richard Dennis and William Eckhardt. The bet was over whether trading could be taught or whether it comes naturally. Richard Dennis was willing to stake his own money on proving that trading could be taught so he set up an […]

The inter-relationship between commodity prices, resource and mining services company profits The mining services cycle Where we are in the cycle? Examples of recent mining services investments: Emeco Holdings (ASX: EHL) Macmahon Holdings (ASX: MAH) Boom Logistics (ASX: BOL) Cadence Capital Limited (ASX: CDM) is one of Australia’s top performing Listed Investment Companies.

Funds management involves a lot of synthesis of information and reading. Over the years we all end up reading many investment books and refer to them from time to time. The team at Cadence has compiled a list of books that have influenced our investment style, or helped provide insight into the investment process. Whilst […]

 What you’ll learn: 5 traps in using the P/E ratio 5 traps with using the Dividend Yield Understanding the Price to Earnings Ratio and how to use it to your advantage Examples of financial ratios in action Cadence Capital Limited (ASX: CDM) is one of Australia’s top performing Listed Investment Companies.

What you’ll learn: Why share prices overreact Understand 3 key emotions of investing – Hope, Fear and Greed How the emotions of Hope, Fear and Greed played out during the GFC How to determine what is a fundamentally ‘cheap’ stock and combine that with technical analysis to determine entry points Follow a ‘live’ example using […]

Has the next resources boom started? Are resources gains sustainable? How does the Cadence Capital approach to investing take advantage of this? Two ‘live’ examples of current resource investments – Monadelphous Group Ltd (MND) and Fortescue Metals Group (FMG)