Is the sky falling

Stock Market News: The Sky is Falling

Here is a video you should all watch, it is on a website called LiveWire and you’ll find it in their top trending articles, for a reason. It is a video from a chap called Donald Amstad from Aberdeen Standard Investments. You have probably never heard of Aberdeen Standard Investments, but they are a large…

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The Monster Portfolio

OTHER PEOPLES PORTFOLIOS The Member who sent us this portfolio is happy for you to see what he has been doing on the basis that “if one person can take note and ‘not be like this Guy’ then something will have been gained from the expense I put into creating this monster”. I am also…

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The Stock Picker

OTHER PEOPLE’S PORTFOLIOS I have been developing something I have called a PORTFOLIO SNAPSHOT. It is a business in the development stage – I have developed it in response to a need for a our financial planning side and have been experimenting with a few member portfolios. The idea is to provide a factual snapshot…

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Beginners Education Glossary: I-Z

CLICK HERE FOR GLOSSARY A-H   I Imputation credit – Tax credits passed on to a shareholder who receives a franked dividend. Imputation credits entitle investors to a rebate for tax already paid by an Australian company Indicators – Analytical tools used by technical analysts to help them select shares. Inflation – The increase in…

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Beginners Education Glossary: A-H

FINANCIAL GLOSSARY If you find errors or omissions please email us – Click Here   A Australian Clearing House – ACH – The Australian Clearing House Pty Ltd, the subsidiary of ASX which clears options and futures traded on the ASX. Australian Financial Services Licence – A licence granted by ASIC that authorises a person…

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Marcus Today: Reporting season

Stock reporting season is one of the most important times in the Australian market. It happens twice a year, in August (financial full-year) and February (financial half-year). The reason why it is so important is because it cuts through all the market noise and gives everyone the clearest idea about how particular companies – and…

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ASX: BUY HOLD SELL – MGR

Mirvac Group (MGR) is engaged in real estate investment, development, third-party capital management and property asset management. MGR has three main segments, each responsible for the following Office & Industrial: manages the office and industrial property portfolio to produce rental income, along with developing office and industrial projects. Also manages joint ventures and properties for…

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Retirement Today: Non Existence

The question of existence has fascinated students of philosophy for centuries.  In the fifteenth century Rene Descartes produced the famous philosophical conclusion “cogito ergo sum”.  Or in English “I think therefore I am”.  My wife has been thinking a lot of late, particularly about the Tax Office web site.  She’s been talking to them too,…

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