Election Reaction

The Marcus Today rules include never writing about religion, politics or the AFL but its unavoidable today. Rather than pass opinion here are some unbiased collected bullet points: Quick stock market points: Good for the stock market. The Liberals are pro-business. GDP forecasts will remain unchanged but if anything a lift in business confidence post-election…

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ASX Resources sector: Cash Cow Boom II

THIS TIME IT IS DIFFERENT – By Henry Resources – the new formula: DEBT DOWN + COSTS DOWN + DIVIDENDS UP + NO ACQUISITIONS + SWEAT ASSETS + HIGH COMMODITY PRICES = HAPPY SHAREHOLDERS This time it is different – How many times have we heard that about markets or a commodity. It is usually…

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ASX Education: Why you don’t matter

Westpac had its results on Monday. Whenever a big company has results every significant fund manager will come into work the next day to find ten pieces of research (fifty in the USA), one from each of the big brokers, sitting on their desk selling ten different opinions about the result. Fund managers are like…

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Stock Market News: Lucky Daughters

LISTEN – you can read this article or click on the podcast below to listen to it… My daughter was eighteen recently. We pride ourselves on our Birthday cards in the Padley family, we like to pass deep messages of truth and love. And so it was that her Birthday card from her Dad went…

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ASX Stock Market Advice: Which Bank

With the major banks accounting for 25% of the ASX 200 you can argue that they also account of 25% of total brokerage available to brokers. Trading banks is an essential part of broking, persuading people to buy and sell banks is a foundation activity for commission generation. Is it any surprise then that the…

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Marcus Today on Life – Dont Let the Old Man in

ASK YOURSELF HOW OLD YOU’D BE…IF YOU DIDN’T KNOW THE DAY YOU WERE BORN The Mule is a recent film produced and directed by Clint Eastwood. Eastwood is now 88 and plays the lead role as a grumpy old man who goes out kicking. It leaves you wondering whether the film doesn’t reflect a lot…

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