I’ve just been playing Ben Clark’s asset sale game on his campaign website. (Ben is a fellow author here and Labour’s candidate for North Shore). In the game, you have to try to suck up the shares that John Key throws out before the big foreign buyers suck them up – it’s great fun and a little frustrating when they get the shares before you!
I liked Ben’s instructions too:
Mum & Dad investors are never going to keep pace with foreign corporates, but here are some tips to help out:
You pretty much have to decide if you’re aiming for Most NZ Shares or Greatest (personal) Wealth – which will you go for?