Trends & Opportunities

2015 – The Next Crisis

TheBull is pleased to present an interview between Ron Hera Research and Martin A. Armstrong, founder and former Head of Princeton Economics, Ltd.  In the 1980s, Princeton Economics became the leading multinational corporate advisor with offices in Paris, London, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Sydney and in 1983 Armstrong was named by the Wall Street Journal…

Oil and Gas Juniors Surging with 52 Week Highs

Both the 52 Week Rolling High and Low lists are favorite fishing spots for investors looking to add to their portfolios or watchlists.  One day on either list can be a relatively meaningless indicator of nothing more than a temporary overnight affair, lasting only a few days or even a few hours.  However, patient investors…

The Dingoes of the ASX 50

In 1602 a Dutch company instituted the practice of issuing ownership shares in the company in exchange for capital needed for expansion.  The practice caught on and in 1611 the world’s first stock exchange was formed in Amsterdam. Approximately 15 minutes after the market opened for business, some Dutch math wizards began a search that…

If deflation hits – run for cash

Rather than inflation, if there’s one thing that investors should be worried about, it’s deflation. It’s when prices decline, asset prices fall, incomes shrink and no amount of Government stimulus can get the economic machine powering again. Deflation is regarded by economists as a curse, and if the rot sets in it can last decades….

How the US is becoming a 3rd world country

By Ron Hera, Hera Research, LLC The United States is increasingly similar to a 3rd world country in several ways and is accelerating towards 3rd world status.  Economic data indicate a harsh reality that obviates mainstream political debate.  The evidence suggests that, without fundamental reforms, the U.S. will become a post industrial neo-3rd-world country by…

The Best Performing Market Over The Past 10 Years

How much would you have made over the last 5 or 10 years if you had invested in the US, Europe, emerging markets or Canada? And how do these market returns compare to Australia? Investing in the USA If you’d invested your money in the US sharemarket over the past ten years, it’s likely that…

Broker Buys On The Dip

Despite yet another volatile week for global stocks, with US and European markets swinging wildly, the Australian market was relatively calm and actually finished the week 1.64% higher. TheBull PREMIUM’s Bull of the Week last week, Rio Tinto’s takeover target Coal & Allied, led the way with a 28% surge, while JB Hi-Fi (+10.8%) and…

BROKER BUYs: upgrades from brokers Australia-wide

OM Holdings (OMH) Closing price $1.025 Weekly change $+0.135 % change +15.1% Broker Calls Macquarie – BUY Euroz – BUY RBS – HOLD CHART Chart: Share price over the year to 08/07/2011 versus ASX200 (XJO) The decision by manganese business OM Holdings to cancel plans for a listing on the Hong Kong sharemarket is a…

Modern Gold-Digging: From Prospecting to Prospectus

After gold’s stellar run over the past decade from $275 to $1,500 an ounce, many investors who were slow to get on board are kicking themselves over missing the boat.  However despite the recent volatility and a raft of downgrades to forecasts for commodities prices, many analysts are still gold bulls. HSBC analyst Jim Steel…