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Stock Market Secrets: Orangutans

The concept for this article has been unashamedly stolen from Warren Buffet although it has been given an an Australian flavour. He expounded the US version in a speech in 1984 commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the book Security Analysis by Benjamin Graham and David Dodd, the bible of value investing. He called his speech…

Beginners Education Glossary: I-Z

CLICK HERE FOR GLOSSARY A-H   I Imputation credit – Tax credits passed on to a shareholder who receives a franked dividend. Imputation credits entitle investors to a rebate for tax already paid by an Australian company Indicators – Analytical tools used by technical analysts to help them select shares. Inflation – The increase in…

Beginners Education Glossary: A-H

FINANCIAL GLOSSARY If you find errors or omissions please email us – Click Here   A Australian Clearing House – ACH – The Australian Clearing House Pty Ltd, the subsidiary of ASX which clears options and futures traded on the ASX. Australian Financial Services Licence – A licence granted by ASIC that authorises a person…

ASX: BUY HOLD SELL – GMG

Goodman Group is a global integrated property company, engaged in owning, developing and managing industrial property and business space in the markets across the world. The principal activities are investment in directly and indirectly held industrial property, property services, property development (including development management) and fund management. GMG’s segments include Australia and New Zealand, Asia,…

ASX Education: What Is The Average Return?

We had a question on the Marcus Today Stock Discussion Group on Facebook asking: “Silly question but Marcus mentioned the average market return is about 9%, I assume that is capital growth and dividends included?” (By the way there are no silly questions – we welcome all questions in the stock discussion group) When I…

The One Stock Portfolio

The One Stock Portfolio

After I first wrote this article in 2009 and published it in The Age on Saturday, the stockbroker I worked  for at the time insisted that I include a disclaimer at the bottom of all my articles from then on saying “The opinions in this article are those of Marcus Padley and do not represent…