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Tom Richardson

Tom is a holder of the CFA Society of the UK administered Investment Management Certificate (IMC) and has more than a decade's professional experience in the investment management industry in Australia and the UK. Tom now works as a writer and editor for TMF Australia and has two easy to remember rules of investing he likes to follow. Avoid overpaying for growth stocks and avoid paying at all for stocks that are cheap for a reason. Tom prefers growth investing over value investing and says it's not rocket science, just avoid overpaying for the best returns.

iCar Asia shares surge on EBITDA breakeven, strong 2020 forecast

According to its latest Appendix 3B regulatory filing iCar has 424.4 million shares on issue to give it a market value around $138 million... More »

The WiseTech share price is tumbling again this week

WiseTech told its November 19 AGM it's on track to deliver FY 2020 EBITDA between $145 million to $153 million. More »

Xmas comes early for oOh!Media shareholders

oOh!Media shares are still down around 16 per cent over the past year after the company's valuation plunged in August 2019 on the back... More »

Top broker rates IPH shares as a ‘buy’

Goldman's is tipping the group will grow earnings per share at a 12 per cent compound rate between fiscal 2019 through fiscal 2022.   More »

Rio Tinto tips another $1.5 billion into U.S. copper mine

Rio Tinto chief executive J-S Jacques said: “This is an attractive, high value and low risk investment that will ensure Kennecott produces copper and... More »

Rural Funds faces new allegations from short seller Bucephalus

Rural Funds Management's RE and fee structure is dividing the bulls and bears. More »

Westpac is now running scared of a class action lawsuit

Worryingly for Westpac shareholders ASIC is reportedly already looking into whether Westpac should have disclosed the AUSTRAC issues at the time of the SPP. More »

How a ‘paid for compliance’ culture took down Westpac, Afterpay, and CBA

If 'paid for compliance' is not enforced, followed, or understood, and just sits in a compliance manual gathering dust - you'll hit problems down... More »

CSL is closing in on CBA to be the ASX’s biggest company

CBA is now only worth about 15% more than CSL according to stock market investors. However, CBA is printing far larger half-year profits. More »

Why I’m kicking myself for missing out on Catapult shares

Catapult Group Ltd (ASX: CAT) is one of the few credible software-as-a-service (SaaS) businesses on the ASX not to trade on an outrageous valuation.... More »

Why I’m kicking myself for missing the Tinybeans 10 bagger

Tinybeans is growing users strongly. It doesn't have much in the way of revenue but this may make sense given its business model. More »

Bravura share price soars on profit guidance update

Over fiscal 2019 it paid dividends of 10.1 cents per share on earnings of 15 cent per share. More »

Why your Bank of Queensland shares are tumbling today

The bank issued 32.1m new shares at $7.78 per share to institutional investors in a result it reported at the "top of the bookbuild... More »

Goldman Sachs on the fence over Sonic shares

Sonic Healthcare Limited (ASX: SHL) shares have been among the best on the S&P/ ASX200 (ASX: XJO) over the past decade. More »