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The Investor Exchange is weekly podcast where the expert panel share banter, tips and insights on how to grow and manage wealth.

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The Investor Exchange is weekly podcast where the expert panel share banter, tips and insights on how to grow and manage wealth.

    Episode 84: As Job Conditions Worsen, Are We Heading For A Great Depression 2.0?

    Episode 84: As Job Conditions Worsen, Are We Heading For A Great Depression 2.0?

    This week we release a second “Social Distance” episode where Joel, Steph, Louis and Brett remotely dial in to this podcast. In this podcast, we open with a discussion on the latest JobKeeper and JobSeeker stimulus package and the impact it will have on Australian Government debt. As we navigate volatile market sell offs seeing the worst drop to average around 40% intraday Joel  advice on the right time yo re-enter the market. Social distancing measures has affected transaction volume in the property market, Brett provides guidance around selling and buying a property in this current market.

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    * Australian Government Debt: Management of government debt is one of the most important measures in ensuring resources are available to fund economic growth. As $213 billion worth of economic stimulus has been announced, it brings to question how it will affect government debt levels.

    * U Shape or V Shape Stock Market Recovery: As stock prices continue to fall, the temptation to purchase “discounted” stocks have become prevalent amongst investors. In this segment, we answer many pressing investor queries such as; When would it be most sensible to re-enter the stock market, What are some of the rationales to look at when screening potential candidates?

    * Social Distancing Effect On Real Estate: As social distancing measures are enforced in auctions and open homes, we anticipate an overall decline in transaction volume. Brett runs down what the current situation for auction clearances in Australia as well as the effect current economic and social measures will have on house prices n the future.



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    Divorce Rate Spikes – Social Isolation has forced couples to spend extended time in each other’s company which has in turn resulted in a large spike in divorce rates.

    Medical Advice Against Coupling Up – As Coronavirus numbers peak in the UK, the government is advising couples to either shack up or spend extended amounts of time without each other’s company as they continue to enforce spread prevention measures.

    Coronavirus and 5G Internet? – There has been a recent conspiracy theory that claims 5G internet is the causing Coronavirus as human tissues reject it’s high frequencies.

    Zoom Bombing Trend – As social distancing prompt the widespread use of Zoom, the trend of “Zoom Bombing” has begun to emerge. People using zoom conferences around the world are noticing unwanted participants in their meetings and the FBI has since warned that Zoom meetings pose cybersecurity threat.

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    • 50 min
    Episode 83: Billions in Economic Stimulus Announced. What Does This Mean For You?

    Episode 83: Billions in Economic Stimulus Announced. What Does This Mean For You?

    This week we release a special “Social Distance” episode where Joel, Steph, Louis and Brett remotely dial in to this podcast. We bring you more information on how we can navigate these uncertain times. In this podcast we address the most recent update on market conditions, deep dive into the most recent stimulus announcement as well as outlook on the property market.

     

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    Have we reached a bottom?: In this past week we have seen some strength in the market as the major indexes began to slowly rally. Joel brings us evidence from past stock market declines and a hypothesis on whether we have hit a bottom in the market.

    The Ins and Outs of the Stimulus Package: There has been an announcement of the $130B in Australia eligible for those who are suffering from economic damage from the Coronavirus. Louis breaks down how we can be eligible to claim benefits such as $550 Jobseeker supplement, $10,000 temporary early release of superannuation as well as the $1500 per fortnight Jobkeeper payments. Furthermore, he gives us some tips on how to navigate your finances during this uncertain period of time.

    Property Market Update: Brett discusses the biggest effects he sees for the property market In the short term. In this era of social distancing we are now experiencing restrictions put in place for auctions and open homes which may begin to deter eligible buyers from purchasing a property in the near term. Furthermore, the lowering of cash rates to a record low of 0.25% may significantly impact those who are getting a mortgage loan as well as those looking to refinance.



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    The Jedi Minister: As streaming becomes mainstream, a minister in Italy have decided to stream his mass online. He however did not realise that electronic filters were left on his webcam which had transformed him into characters in star wars and the blues brothers throughout his livestream.

    Pantry Rules: A mother has decided to post rules in the pantry for her children during social isolation one of which includes the banning of the consumption of her Cadbury eggs

    Sports Betting Alternatives: Big corporate book makers are now offering sports wager alternatives. This includes wagers on weather, price of oil, stock price of carnival cruise line as well as Donald Trump’s tweet count for the day.



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    • 42 min
    Episode 82: Single Worst Day Decline Since Black Monday. Can the Markets Recover?

    Episode 82: Single Worst Day Decline Since Black Monday. Can the Markets Recover?

    On Friday the 20th of March, we witnessed the worst single day decline for the S&P 500 in a history of 12,651 trading days outside of two other days. In 1929 there was Black Tuesday and 1987 there was Black Monday. When will we see the decline end? In this episode we review actions taken by the government to prepare for the financial crisis, the statistical importance of social distancing as well as how you can prepare yourself in the event that you can no longer pay your mortgage.

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    When will the bad days end? As a recession becomes imminent, we are seeing government and policy maker intervention around the globe to soften and shorten it’s effects. Joel breaks down the different stimulus packages we are seeing in Australia, Germany, Spain and the U.S in their efforts to protect themselves against major effects seen in the likes of Black Tuesday and Black Monday.

    The statistical significance of “Social Distancing”: Social Distancing is deemed as the ultimate control towards the COVID-19 spread. Louis gives us a comparison of three weeks of social distancing vs no social distancing and its effect on new virus cases reported.

    Property a Safe Haven? Brett answers our lingering questions about how the property market will hold up in the current economic environment with historically low interest rates and a stark rise in unemployment. Furthermore, he goes through what we can do in the event that we can’t pay our mortgage.



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    As the hoarding of toilet paper continues a man has taken it upon himself to set up a toilet paper exchange. In this toilet paper exchange people who have excessive toilet paper will be able to drop their toilet paper off to the exchange to go to people that are in need.



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    • 43 min
    Episode 81: It’s here. The Coronavirus impact on the stock market reviewed.

    Episode 81: It’s here. The Coronavirus impact on the stock market reviewed.

    The World Health Organisation has officially declared the Coronavirus as a pandemic as travel bans, social distancing and recession speculations dominate headlines. After 20 years of uninterrupted economic growth in Australia, is this going to be our undoing or will it be a blessing in disguise? Joel, Steph, Louis and Brett provides a deep dive into this subject and gives us insight on the current stock market activity as well as outlook for the residential real estate market.



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    Extreme Volatility: The spread and acceleration of the virus has begun to show negative economic impact as measures such as social distancing has reduced the earning abilities of many businesses. Major indexes such as the ASX 200, S&P 500, NASDAQ and the Dow Jones have hit all-time lows and point towards a recession. Joel provides his take on what individual investors can do to mitigate risk in this time of fear and uncertainty.

    Property Investment: Will the Coronavirus impact the property market? Brett provides his overview on how the Coronavirus will impact the property market and if buying opportunities will be present in the short term.

    All about the virus: The team has gathered some statistics on the death rates, cause of death and spread of virus breakouts to share with viewers on this podcast. This includes a deconstruction of the initial virus spread in the Hubei province and the strategy they employed to contain the spread.







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    Italy’s neighbour France have been hearing whisperings that Cocaine was the cure to the Coronavirus. This rumour was taken seriously by the French government whom released an official statement that advised the French citizens that Cocaine is not the cure to the Coronavirus.





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    • 47 min
    Episode 80: Is the Extreme Fear and Panic from the Coronavirus Warranted?

    Episode 80: Is the Extreme Fear and Panic from the Coronavirus Warranted?

    This week, Joel, Brett and Louis returns to the podcast with a special deep-dive into the current Coronavirus (COVID 19) sell-off in the stock market. Brett reveals information about whether it is cheaper to buy or rent a property. Louis expands on his topic of personal development and focuses on reflection as the theme of his segment.

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    * Fear and Panic: The stock market is going through extreme volatility in the past 5-6 trading days as participants react to the potential business and broader economic impact of the COVID 19. Furthermore, we are seeing consumers emptying aisles in grocery stores in what seemingly resembles preparation for doomsday. Is this fear justified? Joel breaks down the stock market statistics, historical events as well as current news items to give us valuable insights on what we should expect in the coming months.

    * Rent or Buy: As many first home buyers are beginning to think about their first home purchase, affordability and opportunity cost often form a major part of their final decision. Brett has come across some research this week that breaks down loan-to-value ratios and mortgage rates in all major cities in Australia. Amongst the research, cities are also evaluated on the percentage of dwellings which are cheaper to rent than own.

    *  Reflection: A major part of forming the most effective goals for your personal and professional development is reflection. Louis emphasises on the importance in utilising a combination logic and emotion to guide you in your reflection in order to achieve fulfilment of your life goals. Furthermore, he provides guidance on what areas we can focus on during self-reflection in order to achieve our desired outcome.



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    * In Canada, parents and grandparents were outraged after their 8 year old boy won 200 dollars’ worth of Marijuana products.

    *  According to research done by Claremont and Harvard, it showed that traders given testosterone were more aggressive in buying of shares but when there were less testosterone given they were less aggressive buying of shares.

    * An accidental Chlorine gas attack occurred as a man pours pool water into the Sauna stones of a Sauna filled with 20 people.

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    • 37 min
    Episode 79: Buy, Sell, Hold. How the timing of these three decisions affect your tax outcome.

    Episode 79: Buy, Sell, Hold. How the timing of these three decisions affect your tax outcome.

    This week we bring special guest John Beatty from Bennett Partners in to give us insights on how we can manage our capital gains during tax season to maximize the outcome. Joel brings a much anticipated response to this week’s record stock market sell off and what our prediction for the future is.

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    * Crash or Trash: In the past five days, we have seen the US stock market fall by almost 10%. Fear has spread across headlines in this time as many speculators have reignited fears of a market crash. Joel gives us an insight of historical events similar to this one and weighs the possibility of a bear market.

    * Capital Gains: Tax represents the biggest expenditure in majority of households within Australia. Investors in property and stock markets can reduce this expenditure by understanding what to claim, how to claim and also the best time to buy, sell and hold. John Beatty, a highly qualified tax accountant from Bennett Partners provides valuable advice on best practices when it comes to managing your capital gains.

    * Apartment Supply: Brett has undergone some research lately on apartment value, supply and demand in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. Forecasts show that by 2020 there will be an apartment shortage as population increases outpaces dwelling supply. What does this mean for the future? Stay tune to find out.



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    The University of Nevada have done a study that has basically said that people with more expensive car feel a sense of superiority over other road users. For every $1000 a car cost their likelihood of stopping for a pedestrian decreased by 3%.

    Virginia has now repealed their law on swearing in public. Citizens will no longer be subjected to paying a $250 fine for “profane swearing” which has been around since 1792.

     

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