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How to spot the best stocks in 2021

Keeping an open mind about stock selection will be crucial next year. If investors find a good idea, they must try to ensure perceptions about the short-term macro outlook don’t inhibit their decisions. What 2020 has taught us is the importance of understanding the: motivations of politicians under pressure psychology of consumers in unique circumstances…

Stocks to watch: Top Gainer – KCN

  Top Gainer: Kingsgate (KCN)  Closing price  $8.40  Change  +0.57  % change  +7.3%   Broker calls Eagle Research (ERA) – Buy, price target $14.00 Well off its all-time high of $12.15 reached in October last year, gold and silver miner Kingsgate Consolidated (KCN) jumped 7.3% on Thursday as gold prices soared above $1,800 – yet…

Stocks to watch: Bull & Bear – CPA & AQA

  #FOTO:1210:300# Top Gainer: Commonwealth Property Office Fund (CPA)  Closing price  $0.95  Change  +0.035  % change  +3.8% In an otherwise bad day for the Aussie market, Commonwealth Property Office Fund was one of the few stocks that managed to post some gains, rising 3.8% to be the day’s top gainer on Thursday. The property fund…

4 Sold-Off Small Caps Going Cheap

Before all this selling began there were plenty of Aussie companies that brokers liked at current prices. So now that most Aussie stocks are trading below these levels – surely there are opportunities for profit when the turnaround comes? The index that tracks the performance of small companies, the ASX Small Ordinaries index has dropped…

Stocks to watch: Bull & Bear – VBA & ESG

#FOTO:1139:300# Top Gainer: Virgin Blue Australia (VBA)  Closing price  $0.315  Change  +0.03  % change  +10.5%   Virgin Blue’s share price has been in a tailspin since the beginning of 2008, when it was sitting at just under $2.00, 10% below its December 2003 listing price of $2.25. Although at that point it was already down…

Bull & Bear – GRY & BSL

  #FOTO:1155:300# Top Gainer: Gryphon Minerals (GRY)  Closing price  $2.03  Change  +0.19  % change  +10.3%   A day after being the biggest loser – falling 6.6% on Thursday – Gryphon Minerals (GRY), a West African focussed Gold exploration company with projects in Burkina Faso and Mauritania was the day’s top gainer, soaring 10.3% on Friday….

Stocks to watch: Top Gainer – ABC

Top Gainer: Adelaide Brighton (ABC)  Closing price  $2.66  Change  +0.10  % change  +3.9%   Adelaide Brighton (ABC), a supplier of cement and lime to the construction, engineering and infrastructure and resource sectors in Australia with 1,600 employees, was today’s biggest gainer, rising 3.9% after it flagged a solid full year result despite a dip in…

Broker Buy – Gindalbie Metals

BUY RECOMMENDATION Broker: Austock Securities Analyst: Craig Stranger Company: Gindalbie Metals Ltd Stock code: GBG  Closing price  $0.815  Target Price  $1.12  % difference  +41.1% Gindalbie, an Australian iron ore exploration company that is developing projects in Western Australia, has been in the news for all the wrong reasons over the past few months. As the…

Stocks to watch: Bull & Bear – MCC & VBA

  #FOTO:1160:300# Top Gainer: Macarthur Coal (MCC)  Closing price  $4.06  Change  +4.06  % change  +36.6%   It took a stellar performance by Macarthur Coal (MCC), which soared after it received a second takeover offer, to prevent Energy World from taking out the top gainer’s spot for the second day running. While Energy World shares jumped…

Stocks to watch – Bull of the day: Lynas

#FOTO:1222:300# Top Gainer: Lynas Corporation (LYC)  Closing price  $2.15  Change  +$0.06  % change  +2.9%   After falling 15% in a day just a few weeks ago to $1.75 on a string of bad news, rare earths supplier Lynas (LYC) has made up lost ground and then some, as it has rallied to $2.15 – a…