Fundamental Analysis

4 Stocks No Investor Should Overlook

In the middle of the first decade of the 21st century investors in the United States began to receive advisory letters pumping something called the Bakken Shale centered in the state of North Dakota.  Many ignored the promotions as little more than Wall Street hype promoting obscure oil companies with some strange scheme for extracting…

Stocks on a roll: ASX rolling 52-week highs

ASX rolling 52-week highs for the previous trading day. Click here to go to TheBull’s data centre, then type in the stock code in the stock quote box for individual stock data and charts. Company Code New High Last Month 1300 Smiles ONT 6.10 5.29 Aust Infrastructure Fund AIX 2.57 2.35 Coalworks CWK 1.01 1.004…

Where To Find The Stocks To Buy And Sell

The share market is one of the few places where you can profit when things go wrong as well as when things go right.  Savvy investors with solid reason to believe a company is in trouble, or soon will be, can bet on the downward movement by selling the stock short.  You know the procedure. …

Fund Manager Reveals The Only Investment He’s Comfortable Holding

By Ron Hera, Hera Research, LLC Ron Hera: Thank you for joining us today.  Let’s talk about gold stocks. John Embry: Gold stocks represent a tremendous value in relation to the price of gold and to the fundamentals of the sector.  There has been tremendous shorting activity by hedge funds and, as a result, dedicated…

Four Stocks for Riding the LNG Train

In the middle of the first decade of the 21st century investors in the United States began to receive advisory letters pumping something called the Bakken Shale centered in the state of North Dakota.  Many ignored the promotions as little more than Wall Street hype promoting obscure oil companies with some strange scheme for extracting…

Searching the Short List for Investing Opportunities

The share market is one of the few places where you can profit when things go wrong as well as when things go right.  Savvy investors can research a stock and with solid reason to believe the company is in trouble, or soon will be, they bet on the downward movement by selling the stock…

Do I get dividends from CFDs? And how does the process work?

Question:  Do I get dividends from CFDs? And how does the process work? Answer:  Thomas Roberts, Financial Writer, IG Markets One of the attractive things about CFD share trading is that, by holding a CFD, you are eligible for many of the benefits that you would receive if you held the shares outright through a…

The Lowdown On Covered Call Options

By Stephen Karpin, CommSec  Question: I am looking for information on covered call options, –          Who or what sets the call premium  on a particular share –          Can I use any e- broker or is it only some brokers.  –          What is the usual broker cost –          Any possible down side for shares I already have in my…

Expert Panel: How To Make Money On The Aussie Dollar

By Andrew Taylor, Market Strategist, GFT Question:  What factor do you think affects the Aussie dollar the most – interest rates, commodity prices or China? Which factor should traders most closely watch? Answer:  It is a great question and one that will have different traders batting for different answers. For me, I do have a…

Why gold stocks are overdue for a major rally

The beleaguered gold stocks have spiraled lower this month, heaping misery on poor fools like me naive enough to invest in them.  Dwindling interest and capital has left this realm a desolate wasteland, I’ve rarely seen anything so deeply out of favour.  In fact, relative to gold the gold stocks are now back down to…