Results Season Survival Guide

We are into the results season and these days, for equity investors, the results month is like being on a battlefield during an artillery barrage wearing fluoro orange. You never quite know when you’re going to get blown up. We are into the results season and these days, for equity investors, the results month is…

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How to handle a correction

It is a year since the bottom of the market on March 23, 2020. Since then, the ASX 200 is up 54.44%…if you bought at the absolute low and sold a year later. What a year of opportunity. For any fund manager getting abused for not achieving 54.44% in the post pandemic recovery year, you…

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Stripping Dividends

ASX Education: Dividend Stripping

DIVIDEND STRIPPING A Guide to getting the most out of Dividends – Every six months the results season comes around. Every February and every August and results time is the time to start maximising those relatively huge Australian dividend pay outs. On current forecasts over a third of the top 200 stocks yield more than 6.0%…

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How to lose $5000

I asked my colleagues a question this week. “How do you lose $5,000 in the stockmarket?” You might be interested in the many replies. Here are some of the more sensible ones. They included: Start with $10,000. Try to make $5,000 quickly. Trade Forex from the comfort of your own kitchen. Trade CFDs without understanding…

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Abd Er-Rahman III of Spain

 “I have reigned for 50 years in victory and in peace, beloved by my subjects, dreaded by my enemies, and respected by my allies. Riches and honors, power and pleasure, have waited on my call, nor does any earthly blessing appear to have been wanting to my felicity. In this situation, I have diligently numbered…

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ASX Education: Best Charting Software

  Over the last few days, we have received some questions about the type of charting software that we use here at Marcus Today. A few years ago while writing about trading software that you might find useful: Check out Bullcharts (refer Brendon 02-9495-8400) …also provides live data charts. Comprehensive and flexible. I have used a…

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On the Couch with Equity Mates

Back in August, Henry was joined by not one but two guests, Bryce Leske and Alec Renehan, the podcast doyens from Equity Mates. Two great young guys starting out on their investment journey and sharing with the world. They have created a series of successful educational podcasts which interview industry experts on investing and all things…

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