Marcus Today: Reporting season

Stock reporting season is one of the most important times in the Australian market. It happens twice a year, in August (financial full-year) and February (financial half-year). The reason why it is so important is because it cuts through all the market noise and gives everyone the clearest idea about how particular companies – and…

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It’s Tax Time – Tax Loss Selling

We are into June, and it’s time for financial advisers and accountants to start talking to clients about tax loss selling in stocks, something that we should probably all think about in May rather than June, but whatever. It works like this. Assuming you pay Capital Gains Tax, many of you don’t, on June 30th…

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Stock Market News: Into the Future

Legal Advice will be done by computers with 100% accuracy instead of the human 70% accuracy. It’s already happening in the US with a company called IBM Watson. Don’t bother studying law. It will be for specialists only. Cancer will be diagnosed 4x more accurately by a nurse thanks to technology. At the moment the hospitals…

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