What is the Average Return of the ASX?

So what is the truth? What is the average return from the stock market? Fourteen per cent, nine per cent, or something else? I have done the calculation for you. If we use the All Ordinaries Total Return index (it used to be called the Accumulation Index) which includes all cash dividends reinvested on the…

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Marcus Today SMA | September 2020 Update

SMA PERFORMANCE MARCUS TODAY GROWTH SMA (MT0001) The Marcus Today Growth SMA fell 3.02% in September, outperforming the 3.59% fall in the benchmark S&P/ASX 300 Accumulation index by 0.57%. The Growth SMA has risen 5.06% over the past 12 months – outperforming the 9.96% fall in the benchmark index by 15.02% for the period. While…

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Times Change

Times Change “In times of change learners inherit the earth; while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists” – Eric Hoffer, American writer. That was the quote of the day in MarcusToday a little over a year ago.  I always enjoy the quote of the day.  Some…

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On the Couch with Eytan Lenko Beyond Zero Emssions

On the Couch with Eytan Lenko

In ‘On the Couch’ this week, Henry talks to serial technology entrepreneur and clean energy advocate, Eytan Lenko from Beyond Zero Emissions. Eytan talks us through his ‘million jobs’ plan for Australia, his thoughts on hydrogen and alternative clean energy sources and what sectors should do well as the global economy de-carbonises. Eytan Lenko is a founder of…

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Australian Finance Group (ASX: AFG) buy hold sell

BUY HOLD SELL – Australian Finance Group (ASX: AFG)

Accommodative monetary policy in the face of the pandemic has given many economies much-needed support, and Australia is no exception. We have fared relatively well throughout the crisis and many Aussies, especially from younger demographics, have continued to embrace housing. Last Friday the ABS released its monthly home loan report which showed a record jump…

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Up, Up and Away for the ASX 200

ASX 200 (ASX: XJO) at seven-month high On Monday the ASX 200 gained 30 points (+0.5%) Taking heart from Asian markets after an uninspiring start Banks driving the market higher. AGM season and quarterly earnings in the US colouring the corporate diary. Tuesday saw the market reach a seven-month high, up 64 points to 6196,…

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Rare Earths Table

Mining the ASX for Rare Earth Stocks

Rare Earths Part 1: Someone is going to pay for this. Cold War 2.0 sees a new front emerge. Donald Trump has shrugged off CV19 in the space of days. Something that will only add to his aura for his supporters but apart from his return to health, and the theatrics surrounding his helicopter landing…

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