Investing in Travel Stocks - CTD, FLT, HLO and WEB

Stock Market News: Travel Stocks

Back on October 25th Henry wrote up four travel stocks as an Idea of the Day At the time his order of preference was: #1 Webjet (WEB) #2 Helloworld (HLO) (mainly because of liquidity) #3 Flight Centre (FLT) and #4 Corporate Travel (CTD). Some water has flowed under the bridge since with a good gain…

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ASX: BUY HOLD SELL – Coles (COL)

Coles. We all know it. Most of us probably even shop there. It has come under fierce competition in recent years and in November last year was spun out of Wesfarmers (WES). Almost a year on, we take a look at how the retail giant has performed and what might lie ahead. Before we get…

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Stock Market News: The Banks

IDEA OF THE DAY BANKS It has been a torrid few days for the banks with ANZ cutting its franking from 100% to 70% and WBC cutting its dividend from 94c to 80c and raising $2.0 billion in an institutional share placement at 2532c with a share purchase plan to come. WBC has dropped 6.6%…

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American FAANG Stocks

Making America Great Again

Making America Great Again I’m not sure about the ‘again’ bit.  It seems to me that America has never lost its supremacy. That’s not due to successive Presidents but to the amazing innovation and aggressive marketing of so many American companies. I’m sitting writing this edition of Retirement Today on my MacBook Pro laptop.  It’s…

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Investing in Travel Stocks - CTD, FLT, HLO and WEB

IDEA OF THE DAY – Travel Stocks

Henry Jennings “To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive” TRAVEL STOCKS Who doesn’t like to travel? Having just got back from overseas I seem to travel a lot. Maybe I am odd in my travel habits, but I do not use any of the ASX listed companies for my needs. Not Flight Centre (FLT), not Webjet (WEB)…

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Beginners Education: Why Invest?

Why invest? “Compound interest is the 8th wonder of the world. He who understands it, earns it; he who doesn’t, pays it” – Albert Einstein. “Money makes money, and the money money makes, makes more money” – Benjamin Franklin. Why should we be investing our money? Seems a simple question that should have a simple…

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The Waiting Game

The Waiting Game Waiting is boring. It’s particularly boring for anyone who likes to be active, making things happen, making decisions, seeing the consequences. Waiting is a passive activity not suited to the sort of people who are likely to run their own SMSF or investment folio. Having been convinced that a significant market correction…

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