Best Charting Software

We have had a question about the best charting software on the Marcus Today Stock Discussion Group. Trading View is clearly one of the most popular. We asked AI what's the best trading platform?"  It came back with this list: TradingView: TradingView is a popular web-based platform that offers a wide range of charting tools…

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Are past prices clouding your judgement?

We all have a lot of trouble buying stocks that have gone up a lot and selling stocks that have gone down. If that’s you then I regret to inform you that you are being affected by a well-established financial concept that only affects soft-brained investors. It is called “Anchoring”. Anchoring, also known as ‘focusing…

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How to change a Culture

I once had a holiday job with Mercedes Benz in their International and Diplomatic sales show room in Green Park just opposite the Ritz in London. My job was to escort the guy who took the deposits to the bank. No big deal you might think but when the Ambassador of King Gotalotadosh from a…

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On the Couch with Equity Mates

Back in August, Henry was joined by not one but two guests, Bryce Leske and Alec Renehan, the podcast doyens from Equity Mates. Two great young guys starting out on their investment journey and sharing with the world. They have created a series of successful educational podcasts which interview industry experts on investing and all things…

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Vivienne

In a bit of a departure and to keep Harold on his toes today we are publishing an article from one of our subscribers Vivienne. You might find some empathy in her situation and I’m sure she would love to hear from you if you do. At 82, I have been a self-funded retiree for…

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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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