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Member Insights

AN INVITATION TO MEMBERS Some of you may be interested in this invitation to answer the question: “If you could pass on just one piece of investment wisdom to other Marcus Today Members, what would it be”. You have 50 words or less. I will publish your “wisdoms” for the benefit of other Members in…

How to handle a correction

It is a year since the bottom of the market on March 23, 2020. Since then, the ASX 200 is up 54.44%…if you bought at the absolute low and sold a year later. What a year of opportunity. For any fund manager getting abused for not achieving 54.44% in the post pandemic recovery year, you…

Stripping Dividends

ASX Education: Dividend Stripping

DIVIDEND STRIPPING A Guide to getting the most out of Dividends – Every six months the results season comes around. Every February and every August and results time is the time to start maximising those relatively huge Australian dividend pay outs. On current forecasts over a third of the top 200 stocks yield more than 6.0%…

Results Reactions

Results reactions as of Saturday 13th February 2021 This table shows the performance of stocks since recent results announcements or guidance – stocks are listed in market cap order biggest to smallest: This is some of the research post results this week. Macquarie results – Guidance was typically conservative but the fourth-quarter performance from the…

How to lose $5000

I asked my colleagues a question this week. “How do you lose $5,000 in the stockmarket?” You might be interested in the many replies. Here are some of the more sensible ones. They included: Start with $10,000. Try to make $5,000 quickly. Trade Forex from the comfort of your own kitchen. Trade CFDs without understanding…