BUY HOLD SELL – IVE Group (ASX: IGL)

IVE Group (ASX: IGL) – Scanning through the ALL ORDS spreadsheet for the top performers over the last month, IVE group stood out as one that has flown under the radar. Up an impressive 380% since its March low. Solid fundamentals and a recently simplified business structure.  It is essentially a marketing company. The tagline from the website adds a bit more gloss and flavour but that is the long and short of it. Catalogue production/letterbox…

Technology Stocks

What the Tech?

The Vaccine/Biden inspired rally and subsequent rotation into ‘value’ stocks struck down by the pandemic has helped the market print its best month since March 1988. It’s left a lot of investors wondering, what the Tech? Energy stocks have been the best performers last month, surging by almost 30% vs the market up 11.2%. The…

Omnitrader Signals

We use Omnitrader as our charting software. With software like this you can scan over 2000 stocks a day for any technical signal you like using stock standard formulas or any you might want to create uourselves. It is fully programmable. For instance you can scan the market to find RSI sell signals (as here),…

ASX Education: Best Charting Software

  Over the last few days, we have received some questions about the type of charting software that we use here at Marcus Today. A few years ago while writing about trading software that you might find useful: Check out Bullcharts (refer Brendon 02-9495-8400) …also provides live data charts. Comprehensive and flexible. I have used a…

How to change a Culture

I once had a holiday job with Mercedes Benz in their International and Diplomatic sales show room in Green Park just opposite the Ritz in London. My job was to escort the guy who took the deposits to the bank. No big deal you might think but when the Ambassador of King Gotalotadosh from a…

BUY HOLD SELL – Qantas (ASX: QAN)

Last week Marcus sold down his (ASX: QAN) holding in the MP growth portfolio, we still have a 1.5% position and have discussed what conditions we would want to see before topping that up. Today’s article explores that idea. Vaccine optimism has been largely overshadowed by the deteriorating virus picture and the US election. With…

Vivienne

In a bit of a departure and to keep Harold on his toes today we are publishing an article from one of our subscribers Vivienne. You might find some empathy in her situation and I’m sure she would love to hear from you if you do. At 82, I have been a self-funded retiree for…