Analysis & Opinion

18 Share Tips – 20 May 2019

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18 Share Tips – 13 May 2019

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US Stock-Market Reaching Extreme Levels

These record US stock-market levels are very dangerous, riddled with extreme levels of euphoria and complacency. Largely thanks to the Fed, traders are convinced stocks can rally indefinitely. But stock prices are very expensive relative to underlying corporate earnings, with valuations back up near bubble levels. These are classic topping signs, with profits growth stalling…

18 Share Tips – 06 May 2019

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Reshuffling Lithium Supply

Start trading with CityIndex today – up to $1000 bonus Futurists dating back to Alvin Toffler in the 1970’s and farther have provided investors with places to look for investing opportunities.  Toffler’s ground-breaking book Future Shock paved the way for the decade later work of another futurist, John Naisbitt, who coined the now ubiquitous term…

Silver more bullish than gold

The gold-futures and silver-futures short positions held by speculators have rocketed up to extremes in recent weeks.  These elite traders are aggressively betting for further weakness in gold and silver prices.  But history has proven extreme shorts are a powerful contrarian indicator.  Right as speculators wax the most bearish as evidenced by their collective bets,…

Stock of the Week – 17th April 2011

Stock: Wesfarmers Limited Stock code: WES Share Price: $33.07 Broker Sell Recommendations: Wilson HTM (11th April 2011, share price was $33.05 that day) Broker Hold Recommendations: Shadforths (14th February 2011, share price was $33.95 that day)

Fed Hikes, Dollar, and Gold

The US dollar has fallen rather sharply over the past year or so, despite ongoing Fed rate hikes.  This persistent dollar weakness has really boosted gold.  There’s a fascinating interplay between these two currencies and futures speculators’ expectations for Fed rate hikes.  These traders hang on every word from top Fed officials, which greatly influences…

Picking Great Gold Stocks

One of the primary keys to success in investment and speculation is picking the right stocks to trade.  That’s no mean feat, as it takes great effort, expertise, and time to winnow the whole field down to the likely winners with the best fundamentals.  Although deeply out of favor now in the summer doldrums, the…

Top 30 shorted stocks

The technique of profiting from a price fall is called short-selling, otherwise known as “shorting,” “to go short” or simply “short”. Basically, short-selling is the reverse of how we’re traditionally taught to invest, to buy at the lowest possible price and sell at the highest. When shorting, you aim to jump in at a high…