Analysis & Opinion

18 Share Tips – 17 June 2019

Copy the success of the pro traders and enjoy a 50% deposit bonus. Michael Gable, Fairmont Equities BUY RECOMMENDATIONS Technology One (TNE) Chart: Share price over the year The ongoing transition of customers to the cloud underpins a stronger and longer term growth profile. Investors punished the share price over concerns about a slowdown in…

Investor Signposts 16 June 2019: Reserve Bank In Focus

The economic and financial market events scheduled for the week ahead including Governor Philip Lowe’s speech, ANZ-Roy Morgan consumer confidence and the US Federal Reserve interest rate decision. Australia: Reserve Bank in focus • In the coming week, Reserve Bank events dominate. Governor Philip Lowe’s speech in Adelaide on Thursday will hog the headlines. The…

Journalism’s ‘Fourth Estate’ Role Is Crumbling In The Internet Age

The telling blow is the damage wrought on local newspapers. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s embrace of Jody Wilson-Raybould while gazing into her eyes just after she was sworn in as the country’s first Indigenous attorney general in a cabinet that was notably half female epitomised the progressive image that Trudeau’s Liberal government sought to…

Gold-Stocks Continue Surging To New Highs

The gold miners’ stocks have surged powerfully over the past few weeks, challenging upleg highs. Traders started returning to this small contrarian sector as gold blasted back above the psychologically-crucial $1300 line. While such early-summer strength is atypical, gold miners’ technicals, sentiment, and fundamentals all support more gains to come. Gold stocks need to mean…

When The Dead Cats Keep Bouncing

On 22 September back in 1981, a financial editor at the UK Guardian introduced to the investing world the graphic metaphor “dead cat bounce.” That morbid image referred to an illusory uptick in price of a particular stock or market sector following a calamitous fall. The obvious point is that the still dead cat will…

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…

Silver Mining Stocks Fundamentals

The silver miners’ stocks have been pummeled in recent months, plunging near major secular lows in late May. Sentiment in this tiny sector is miserable, reflecting silver prices continuing to languish relative to gold. This has forced traditional silver miners to increasingly diversify into gold, which has far-superior economics. The major silver miners’ ongoing shift…

18 Share Tips – 10 June 2019

Copy the success of the pro traders and enjoy a 50% deposit bonus. John Athanasiou, Red Leaf Securities BUY RECOMMENDATIONS BlackEarth Minerals NL (BEM) Chart: Share price over the year Graphite is a vital component of electric vehicle batteries. However, its importance appears to be temporarily forgotten as investors focus more on lithium. When investors…

The Biggest Issues On The Mind Of Hamish Douglass

Trade wars, Brexit, “the Donald” and his tweets, market volatility – there’s a lot going on in the world at the moment. At the Future Generation Investment Forum, Australian Financial Review columnist Tony Boyd sat down to get Hamish Douglass’ read on the current situation. “There’s obviously a lot of noise going on and as…

The Siren Song Of The Initial Public Offering

On 30 January of 2015 a hi-tech data collection and analysis company developing artificial intelligence and machine learning applications listed on the ASX through an initial public offering (IPO). The company was Appen Limited (APX). The opening trading price for APX was $0.50, closing at $0.56. In less than five years the stock price is…

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