Analysis & Opinion

Battered Silver Mining Stocks Bounce Back

The battered silver miners’ stocks surged in recent months, staging a strong rebound rally. That overdue turnaround was fueled by silver mean reverting higher on improving sentiment after gold’s decisive bull-market breakout. But silver miners still had a challenging Q2, as most of silver’s gains came after last quarter ended. They continued diversifying into gold…

Defence Stocks to Weather the Storm

On 6 December of 2018 newcomers to share market investing may have been exposed to the term “yield curve” for the first time. The article appearing in thebull.com.au entitled “The ‘curve’ that drives Wall Street crazy” pointed to the yield curve as a possible indicator of an economic recession on the horizon. The curve plots…

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…

U.S. To “Drown The World” In Oil

The U.S. could “drown the world in oil” over the next decade, which, according to Global Witness, would “spell disaster” for the world’s attempts to address climate change. The U.S. is set to account for 61 percent of all new oil and gas production over the next decade. A recent report from this organization says…

Investor Signposts 26 August 19: Business investment in focus

CommSec Senior Economist Ryan Felsman previews the economic & financial market events scheduled for the week ahead including the CBA Household Spending Intentions, Building approvals & US House Price Indexes. Australia: Business investment and construction activity data in focus The coming week features new data on business investment and speeches from the Reserve Bank Governor…

The future of privately issued digital currency

Such are the prospects for mainstream acceptance for something like Facebook’s Libra. But the hurdles are daunting too. In 2015, China’s yuan joined the US dollar, euro, UK pound and yen as an elite currency in the IMF’s ‘special drawing rights’ that members can access in emergencies. The yuan’s ascent to IMF-sanctioned status recognised that…

18 Share Tips – 26 August 2019

See our brand new top 10 broker reviews. Find your perfect platform! Jabin Hallihan, Morgans BUY RECOMMENDATIONS Westpac Bank (WBC) Chart: Share price over the year The company was recently trading on an attractive grossed up fully franked dividend yield of almost 10 per cent for fiscal year 2019. We expect the dividend to be…

Will 3D Printing Ever Live Up to its Promise?

One of history’s greatest investors, Warren Buffet, turned a group of textile mills into a massive global powerhouse conglomerate with his ability to find sound companies in which to invest. Serious investors everywhere look to the Buffets throughout the history of share market investing for insights. Buffet’s partner at Berkshire Hathaway talks about the need…

18 Share Tips – 19 August 2019

See our brand new top 10 broker reviews. Find your perfect platform! Michael Gable, Fairmont Equities BUY RECOMMENDATIONS Newcrest Mining (NCM) Chart: Share price over the year Since buying NCM earlier this year, we continue to remain bullish about the company and the gold price. With fear gripping markets once more, it now looks likely…

Why Gold Prices Are About To Skyrocket Even Higher

The gold bears have finally caved under the deafening barrage of fiscal and geopolitical catalysts, from Fed hints to intensely brewing conflict with Iran. But there is one key trend that stands to push gold up beyond $1,700–regardless of the day’s news. Of course, it’s difficult for the bears to ignore a nearly $50/ounce gain…