Bitcoin recently topped $10,000 but don’t expect a run to the 2017 record

Bitcoin is back around $10,000. But don’t be fooled into thinking that means the cryptocurrency is destined to revisit previous highs twice this level. I’m not saying this means a collapse. For better or worse, bitcoin BTCUSD, -4.53% is here to stay. But that doesn’t mean that investors should consider it a wise or safe […]

Warren Buffett had a tough year — how might he explain it?

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Last year may have been one of Warren Buffett’s worst years ever. We won’t know for sure until Berkshire Hathaway BRK.A, +0.51%BRK.B, +0.15%, of which Buffett is chairman and CEO, releases its earnings Feb. 22, at which point we will learn how much the company’s net asset value grew last year. […]

Clarifying carry forward super contribution rules

In an October, 2019 column, you answered the question: “Am I entitled to contribute up to $100,000 as a non-concessional component, or just the difference between $1.6 million and your total super benefits (TSB) at June 30”. I have put this question to the superannuation section of the Australian Taxation Office on three separate occasions […]