Why might it be helpful for ageing (and other) investors to occasionally study index charts, and not just the charts of the stocks in their portfolio? One response, applicable to the charts of the various Australian market sectors, might be… Read More ›
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Super fund benefits likely to be cut.
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/treasury/budget-axe-hangs-over-super-funds-as-canberra-looks-for-savings/story-fn59nsif-1226482170872 The Labor government is looking closely at pruning what it sees as the excessively generous tax concessions enjoyed by superannuation savings, estimated at $35 billion this financial year. No doubt any savings made could be directed to funding preferred government… Read More ›
“Future Fund” Bids for Aust Infrastructure Fund
In difficult times for investors, the Australian Infrastructure Fund has out performed thanks largely to a takeover bid from the Future Fund. Its airport assets are seen as providing a stable income stream. Infrastructure sector stocks provide stable investment opportunities… Read More ›
Did Dow Get It Right Again?
Charles Dow in an editorial Jan 24, 1902 discussed short selling. The observation was made that about half of every decade investors should focus on the short side of the market. Traders of the day made a point of distinguishing… Read More ›
Jesse Livermore: Lessons From A Legendary Trader
Investopedia This is one of the best articles dealing with the trading principles advocated by the fabled Jesse Livermore. He is best know for making and losing several multimillion dollar fortunes, and for short selling the stock market crashes in… Read More ›
ASX 200 Daily Chart, August 3
The past week started by continuing the strong gains of Friday the previous week to set a new high at 4281. The week finished on a down note however, reversing most of the gains earlier in the week. It was lead lower… Read More ›
The Evaluation of Trading Gaps
Definition A trading gap is simply price movement when the market is closed, outside the trading range of the previous day. When does normal trading cease? Normally all trades are completed 20 minutes after the acceptance of new bids for… Read More ›
Stocks such as Telstra and the banks paying significant franked dividends frequently see a rise in their share price and an increase in volatility prior to going ex-dividend. Dividend payments are announced with the annual or half yearly report, a… Read More ›
CommSec | Quotes – CSR Substantial Shareholding movement
CommSec | Quotes The last year has been tough for all shareholders in CSR, as it has been for the company itself with a decline in building constructions, a high Australian dollar, low aluminium prices, and a glass business Viridian which has… Read More ›
Substantial Shareholder Announcement in CSR
Secretary and Vice President of CSR Catherine Newell on July 20, 2012 announced that Dimensional Fund Advisors (DFA) with 25,483,453 Ordinary fully paid shares was a substantial shareholder entitled to 5.036% Voting power. This shareholding is comprised of smaller parcels… Read More ›