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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Stock Market News: The Best Performing Funds

My article on Franking Credits on Livewire, click to read: BEST PERFORMING FUNDS We have systems that track fund manager movements. As a private investor you can track fund managers through their monthly or quarterly investment fund reports available on their websites. Almost all fund managers provide these monthly reports on their funds. These almost always…

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Ten Tips for Not Losing Money

You don’t have to be a genius to work out that if only we could avoid the losses, we would all be winners.  The first rule of making it is not losing it. So here are my ten top tips on not losing money. Inside information. I have a colleague who has professionally traded all his life. It’s…

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Stock Market News: Into the Future

Legal Advice will be done by computers with 100% accuracy instead of the human 70% accuracy. It’s already happening in the US with a company called IBM Watson. Don’t bother studying law. It will be for specialists only. Cancer will be diagnosed 4x more accurately by a nurse thanks to technology. At the moment the hospitals…

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Stock Market News: Royal Commission

I don’t need to rewrite all the Royal Commission recommendations for you, so I’ll take those as understood. That said there are a few interesting observations this morning: Bank executives with the wrong culture will be trying not to laugh at the recommendations. Some are calling it a waste of time. I think not (see…

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