Bank Sector Ressurection

The Banks have over-provided for an Armageddon economic outcome that was based on over-cautious medical advice – The Australian bank sector has risen 14.13% in three days as it wakes up to the realisation that the economic recovery is coming faster than expected meaning GDP forecasts are too low (brokers are upgrading GDP forecasts), bank sector earnings…

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EOS operates in the Space and Defence Markets

Buy Hold Sell: Electro Optic Systems (ASX: EOS)

Electro Optic Systems (ASX: EOS) supplies laser optic sights to the US, NATO and Australian military and counter-drone technology and has recently made an acquisition, Audacy, that will see it enter space. The company has cutting edge laser guidance systems allowing remote access targeting. It also has communication systems and now space capabilities. It is…

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The Importance of a Trading Plan

The topic of Trading Plans is not a small one. There is a lot to consider. This article will be about the broad reasons why developing a plan is so important, and an outline of the major things to consider when developing a plan. Subsequent articles will go into far more depth about exactly what…

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covid 19 economic recovery

How to Play the Recovery Trade

HAIR ON FIRE IN THE US – HOW TO PLAY THE RECOVERY TRADE The hopes for a vaccine have sent the Dow up 911 or 3.85% overnight. The S&P 500 was up 3.15%. The UK up 4.29%. The German market up 5.67%. The French market up 5.16%. The oil price up 8.12%. BHP and RIO…

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On the Couch with Henry Jennings and Alex Pollak

On the Couch with Henry Jennings and Alex Pollak

On the Couch with Henry Jennings and Alex Pollak This week in ‘On the Couch’, Henry is chatting to Alex Pollak the CIO and founder of a global technology fund, Loftus Peak. Alex has over 25-years experience in investing in disruptive business models and was instrumental in bringing both SEK and CAR to the market.…

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A simple life

As the weeks roll by we have become used to a very different way of life.  We take long walks instead of long drives or long sails.  We have enjoyed some great walks along the beach and have become very familiar with every rock and grain of sand.  Even the birds seem to recognize us…

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Into the Relapse Zone

AN INTERESTING THOUGHT Into the Relapse Zone – We are coming into the “Relapse Zone”, the period after restrictions are lifted – in particular, the market is interested in the experience in the US and UK. The world is watching to see if they have lifted lockdowns too quickly (as looks likely). You can track…

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The lucky country

A WIN FOR AUSTRALIA You may have read that the AOFM (Australian Office of Financial Management) just pulled off the biggest bond issue in Australian corporate history. They just sold $19bn of November 2024 Government Bonds. The initial issue size was $13bn and they saw $53.5bn worth of bids at a coupon of 1.02%. There…

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