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How to Trade Gold in Australia

How to Trade Gold in Australia

The fascination with the glitter of gold dates back thousands of years. The ancient Egyptian, Greek and Roman civilisations highly prized the metal. Gold was used as a medium of financial exchange in the ancient world, with the first recorded use of gold coins as currency being around 630 BCE in the kingdom of Lydia…

The Most Shorted ASX Stocks

The Most Shorted ASX Stocks

Newcomers to stock market investing can be surprised to learn that picking stocks with the expectation they will rise in price over time is not the only stock-picking strategy available. There is a strategy called short selling that allows investors to profit when a stock price falls. Financial websites list the Top Ten or Top…

The Best ASX Commodities Stocks to Buy in 2023

The Best ASX Commodities Stocks to Buy in 2023

Commodities are the raw materials that go into making what the global economy needs to thrive. There are hard commodities like iron ore, copper, gold, crude oil and lithium, and soft commodities of livestock, fruit, wheat, sugar, and corn. There are others in both categories, with the separation point being a resource extracted from the…

The Best ASX Health Stocks to Buy in 2023

The Best Healthcare Stocks to Buy in 2023

The ASX healthcare sector offers Aussie investors opportunities covering both ends of stock market investing – the safety of established companies offering high-demand medical treatments and the seductive qualities of speculative startups researching revolutionary therapies. The mature Australian health stocks offer investors a low-risk opportunity for long-term gains due to their defensive qualities and the…

The Best ASX Australian Growth Stocks to Buy in 2023

The Best ASX Growth Stocks to Buy in 2023

Regardless of economic status, country of origin, or political leanings, investors the world over share one thing in common – making money. The pathway to that goal varies in numerous ways, with time being a critical determinant of the path chosen. How long is an investor willing to wait to see a return on the…

How to Start Stock Trading in Australia

How to Start Stock Trading in Australia

When first venturing in the world of stock trading in Australia, there are a lot of factors to consider. New traders need to consider the different brokers, trading platforms and strategies available. Beginners also need to learn how to manage risk to give yourself the best chance of making a profit. The good news is…

Day Trading in Australia – A Beginners Guide

Day Trading in Australia – A Beginners Guide

Day trading in Australia is a very popular way to trade. Day trading is a strategy where traders buy and sell stocks within the same day, taking advantage of short-term price movements. Many Australian day traders buy and sell stocks listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). Day traders on the ASX aim to profit…

How to Start Trading Forex in Australia

How to Start Trading Forex in Australia

Foreign exchange trading, also known as forex trading, refers to buying and selling currencies to profit from differences in exchange rates. There is no centralised marketplace for swapping currencies – forex trading simply occurs over the counter (OTC) via computer networks. In this article, we’ll discuss several key aspects to help novices start trading forex…

The Best ASX ETFs to Buy in 2023

The Best ASX ETFs to Buy in 2023

Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) first appeared in 1993 as an improved investment opportunity for investors looking for diversification offered by passive income investing following a market index, such as the US S&P 500. Before that time, investors were limited to investing in Mutual Funds. Mutual funds are bought and sold directly from the company managing…

The Best ASX Tech Stocks to Buy in 2023

The Best ASX Tech Stocks to Buy in 2023

For decades, investors worldwide have had a love affair with technology stocks. In the US, the acronym FAANG stocks gained popularity to encapsulate some of the country’s most successful technology companies – Facebook (now Meta), Apple, Amazon, Netflix, and Google (now Alphabet). Not to be outdone, the Australian investing community used an acronym to pinpoint…