Analysis & Opinion

The Gig Economy Faces a Crackdown

In 2004, Dynamex Operations West, a California-based courier company, suddenly reclassified its permanent full-time employees as independent contractors, depriving them of entitlements such as minimum wages, overtime, paid sick days and workers compensation. The reclassified drivers had to use their own vehicles and pay for all expenses including petrol, tolls and insurance to earn a…

18 Share Tips – 09 December 2019

Free Knigthsbridge Trading Academy woth $2750 with Axitrader Tom Bleakley, BW Equities BUY RECOMMENDATIONS Family Zone Cyber Safety (FZO)     Chart: Share price over the year Family Zone’s cyber security platform is a cloud based internet filter for schools and families. Family Zone is gaining traction, with increasing sales in North American schools. It…

Investor Signposts: Business and consumer confidence in focus

CommSec Chief Economist Craig James previews the economic & financial market events scheduled for the week ahead including the NAB business survey, Monthly consumer sentiment & China Inflation. Australia: Business and consumer confidence in focus • The wind-down to Christmas has begun. The highlight in the coming week is probably the latest business survey. •…

Future Shock – Predictions Come In Distinct Flavours

I don’t want to get bogged down in a theoretical argument about whether the next decade starts at the end of this month or in a year’s time. Technically, I suspect it’s 12 months hence, but I don’t expect that to stand in the way of a deluge of ‘the world in 2030’ prognostications between…

Agriculture Disruptors for a Watchlist

Many retail investors avoid staid old tried and true “blue chip” stocks in favor of stocks that excite them. High on the list of investments that get the blood pumping are the disruptors. The first entry into a sector with a business model that creates new ways of doing the sector’s business, challenging traditional norms…

18 Share Tips – 02 December 2019

Free Knigthsbridge Trading Academy woth $2750 with Axitrader John Athanasiou, Red Leaf Securities BUY RECOMMENDATIONS Dropsuite (DSE) Chart: Share price over the year Dropsuite is a global cloud software company that backs up, recovers and protects critical business information. IT company annualised revenue is in an upward trend and projected to reach between $4.8 million…

Silver Miners’ 3rd Quarter 2019 Fundamentals

The silver miners are finally enjoying higher prevailing silver prices, a great boon for this sector. Silver surged this past summer after gold’s first new bull-market highs in several years rekindled enthusiasm for precious metals. The long-neglected silver stocks rallied strongly with their metal. Their recently-reported Q3’19 results reveal whether those gains are justified, and…

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…

18 Share Tips – 25 November 2019

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Investor Signposts 25 Nov. 19: Reserve Bank remains in focus

CommSec Chief Economist Craig James previews the economic & financial market events scheduled for the week ahead including a Speech by Reserve Bank Governor, Business investment & US Consumer confidence. Australia: Reserve Bank remains in focus • The Reserve Bank remains in focus in the coming week with key speeches from top officials. And investors…