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…

ASX Education: Property or Shares

  THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN EQUITIES AND PROPERTY I cannot tell you how many times I have read that you double your money in Australian property investment every ten years. It is the core assumption in all property marketing it seems. Of course to make any money out of that implied 7 per cent return per…

ASX Education: Full Service Brokers

When I started broking in 1982 there were no personal computers let alone email or online broking. Everyone used full service broking because they had to. Now you don’t have to but the industry still exists and if you talk to most people about full service brokers they will immediately launch into the terrible experiences…