Step Trading BL2TL Stocks

If making money in the market is about buying when the balance of probability is in your favour, in individual stocks, then your odds are always going to better if you 'play' in stocks that are moving from bottom left to top right (BL2TR) on a chart, not top left to bottom right (TL2BR). This…

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Hotspots and Cold Spots

Rising case numbers in the US don’t seem to be upsetting the markets. No-one seems to care in the US. One colleague got a text from a cousin in Washington DC yesterday saying that “everyone is just getting back to normal and they’ll handle the virus if they get it”. Here we are in Victoria…

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ASX to hit 9000 or 900

VISUALISING A Livewire article that captured my interest. Chad Slater from Morphic Asset Management talking about visualisation – he starts with this: "Back in high school, lacking both high levels of coordination and physical size, I ended up picking cross country and middle-distance running as my sports. One of the coaches was particularly keen on…

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Beat the herd

20 Ways to Beat the Herd

The Growth Portfolio we manage for our investors and Members ($55m) has outperformed over the COVID-19 outbreak. For us COVID-19 was not a disaster, the volatility it caused proved to be a fabulous opportunity instead. How have we outperformed? And why have we locked it in? At the risk of letting out our Secret Herbs…

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Making Better Decisions

I thought this email was worth publishing. This email followed Henry's On the Couch session with Technical Analyst Regina Meani on Saturday: EMAIL FROM A MEMBER – Over the years I have tried and tested just about every indicator that exists. I also try to keep things as simple as practicable, but still effective, so have…

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back to the future

Back to the Future

It is interesting sometimes to look back at momentous turning points. For us, that was late March. I thought it would be a good idea to have look back at my March ramblings in Henry’s Take especially on small caps and the overall strategy of the team.

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The lucky country

A WIN FOR AUSTRALIA You may have read that the AOFM (Australian Office of Financial Management) just pulled off the biggest bond issue in Australian corporate history. They just sold $19bn of November 2024 Government Bonds. The initial issue size was $13bn and they saw $53.5bn worth of bids at a coupon of 1.02%. There…

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