Two Scenarios

There are arguably two scenarios for the market that could play out between now and Christmas and making money in the stock market will depend on which one transpires. Here is a description of what those two scenarios might be and how you would play the stock market under both. The problem, of course, is…

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On the Couch with BNPL Analyst Jonathon Higgins

On the Couch with BNPL Analyst Jonathon Higgins

This week on the Couch Henry hosts a very topical analyst from Shaw & Partners – Jonathon Higgins who covers the Consumer Discretionary and Information Technology sector which includes the very topical Buy Now Pay Later sector as well as stocks exposed to Cloud Computing. Jonathon joined Shaw and Partners in July 2017 as an Analyst in the Small-Cap team. Jonathon previously…

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Marcus Today SMA | June 2020 Update

We were hoping to avoid having to make any radical asset allocation decisions ever again, but it is not every day the US market hits an all-time high in the middle of an economic crisis and then falls 6.9% in a day. That was the case in June, and it was enough to force our…

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ASX Education – Renko Charts

Renko charts are non-time based charts that are only concerned with price movement. Renko charts are “time independent” charts that do not have constantly spaced time axes. They are named after the Japanese word for bricks or “renga”. Here is a Renko chart of the S&P 500 this morning which has just ticked a sell…

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Trading Ideas Explained

The Trading Ideas section of your report acts exactly as the name suggests; as an area to help generate opportunities. The ideas will have a technical bent, but be supported by fundamentals. For example, we might run a filter for stocks that are showing price momentum and then look at each of the names which…

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PointsBet (ASX: PBH)

BUY HOLD SELL – PointsBet (ASX: PBH)

PointsBet (ASX: PBH) provides a cloud-based wagering platform. It operates through three segments: Australia Trading, Technology and United States. Its product offering includes Fixed Odds Sports, Fixed Odds Racing and PointsBetting. PointsBetting is available on all sports across sporting leagues, allowing clients to increase their winnings from a bet based on the spread of the…

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At What Cost

The cost of the Covid19 virus worldwide is huge.  Some, mainly from my generation, pay with their lives.  Others pay with their jobs, their businesses, or with their mental health.  The government is paying a fortune supporting people who have lost their jobs and can’t feed the family and pay their rent or mortgage.  Money…

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It’s Technology Stupid

The top 5 stocks in the S&P 500 account for 27% of the index. Year to date, which includes the coronavirus they are up: Apple +30.5% Microsoft +35.7% Amazon +66.7% Google +11.9% Facebook +18.7% Other top performers in the S&P 500 top 20 include: Tesla +226% NVIDIA +73.8% Netflix +55.3% Adobe +38.7% Paypal +67.8% Other…

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