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Co-founder & CEO of AllenWargent property advisory & buyer's agents, offices in Brisbane (Riverside) & Sydney (Martin Place) - clients include hedge funds, resi funds, & private investors.
4 x finance/investment author - 'Get a Financial Grip: a simple plan for financial freedom’ (2012) rated Top 10 finance books by Money Magazine & Dymocks.
"Unfortunately so much commentary is self-serving or sensationalist. Pete Wargent shines through with his clear, sober & dispassionate analysis of the housing market, which is so valuable. Pete drills into the facts & unlocks the details that others gloss over in their rush to get a headline. On housing Pete is a must read, must follow - he is one of the better property analysts in Australia" - Stephen Koukoulas, MD of Market Economics, former Senior Economics Adviser to Prime Minister Gillard.
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"The most knowledgeable person on Aussie real estate markets - Pete's work is great, loads of good data and charts, the most comprehensive analyst I follow in Australia. If you follow Australia, follow Pete Wargent" - Jonathan Tepper, Variant Perception, Global Macroeconomic Research, and author of the New York Times bestsellers 'End Game' and 'Code Red'.
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Wednesday, 15 May 2013
Stocks hit the skids but CBA powers on
Interesting to hear in some parts Commonwealth Bank's (CBA) result described as "disappointing" given that is cash earnings leapt to $1.9 billion for the quarter up from $1.75 billion for the previous quarter.
Would be interested to know what a "good" result would look like...
In fact, the result was so strong that borrowers may start to push for out-of-cycle rate cuts from CommBank in the style of ANZ.
A wild reversal on the wider markets today after a strong opening.
But the diversified LICs which wisely focus on the industrials and financials more than the resources stocks are up.
Cracking performance from CBA up to well above $72.50 now, more than 100% up since 2009.