Ex-dividend Date Forecasts

Someone asked, so here it is. Using the Marcus Today DIVIDEND PREDICTOR, you can find our best guess at an ex-dividend date. But you can only look at one stock at a time. Then we have our Dividend Tables  – but they only ever show dividends that have been announced. So they won't include the…

END Of DAY Report

COMPANY NEWS National Australia Bank (NAB) – Alison Kitchen, the chair of KPMG Australia, has been announced as a non-executive director of NAB. Medibank Private (MPL) – Revealed its plan to return $125m to customers as a result of permanent net claims savings during the COVID-19 pandemic. The insurance provider aims to give cash back…

Members Podcast Thursday

Good day yesterday, no follow-through overnight. Retailers bottoming as rate rise fear dissipates.US sees low volumes as long weekend approaches – Holiday Season in the US. I have started breaking out Weekly (for Investors) from Daily signals (for Traders) in the Technical Scans. By popular demand – a spreadsheet with expected dividend dates on it.

Midday Report Thursday

MARKET AT MIDDAY The ASX rallied at the opening bell, despite SPI futures 5 point lower overnight. The ASX 200 dropped lower after the release of jobs numbers and Retail sales at 11:30 as Retail sales beat forecasts of 0.1%, coming in at 0.7%. Market at midday up 7 points (+0.1%) to 7204. Job vacancies in…

Forecast Ex-dividend Dates

Someone asked, so here it is. Using the Marcus Today DIVIDEND PREDICTOR, you can find our best guess at an ex-dividend date. But you can only look at one stock at a time. Then we have our Dividend Tables  – but they only ever show dividends that have been announced. So they won't include the…

Marcus Take Thursday

SUMMARY Good day yesterday, no follow-through overnight. Retailers bottoming as rate rise fear dissipates. US sees low volumes as long weekend approaches – Holiday Season in the US. I have started breaking out Weekly (for Investors) from Daily signals (for Traders) in the Technical Scans. By popular demand – a spreadsheet with expected dividend dates…

Technical Scans Thursday

SUMMARY I have listed Weekly (for investors) as well as Daily (Better for traders) signals today. After a solid rally on the ASX yesterday there are more buy signals than anything else. Some Retail sector buy signals today. Weekly Buy signals – BOQ, HVN, IPL, PMV. Daily Buy signals – FLT, LOV, PMV, AX1, ADH,…

Pre-Market Podcast Thursday

US equities finished mixed overnight. Blue chip Dow Jones closed down 72 points (-0.22), weighed down by healthcare stocks. Dow at worst down 171 points. S&P 500 was essentially unchanged, down 0.04%, and the NASDAQ gained 0.27% after Powell reiterated that interest rates would rise further this year and that he did not see inflation falling to its target rate this year or next year. US treasuries softened ahead of Friday’s PCE price index results, and the greenback strengthened on Powell’s tough talk. Among stocks, Nvidia fell 1.8% after the US government is considering restrictions on exports of AI chips to China and Netflix gained 3.06% after Oppenheimer raised its price target.

Henry’s Take Thursday

3.00 pm Update LRS has kicked to 32c. It is my biggest holding by a country mile and I am going to take some profits at 32c. It has run hard and tomorrow is Friday so we may see some profit-taking.  I will sell 1.5% down taking the position down slightly. Not all as I…