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China growth stalls, sending warning signals to Australian investors

The world was notified by China on Thursday that they are expecting their GDP growth rate for 2015 to slow to 7.0% from 7.4%. Almost 40 years of exceptionally strong economic growth appears to be re-aligning itself with global growth activity. But the impact on Australia could be much deeper. China is Australia’s largest trade […]

Should Australian investors be worried about a slowing China?

With the ASX200 index falling 9.2% from the August 21st high (as at Monday 13th October), the stock market is on the verge of a technical “Crash”. In fact, year to date the ASX200 is down 3.7%. And without buyers returning, 2014 could be poised to be the first down year since 2011, which recorded […]

Will Alibaba’s IPO cause the US stock market to fall?

There has been much anticipation for the upcoming IPO of Alibaba – a (currently) privately owned Internet based e-commerce business resembling eBay/Amazon/PayPal/Google. It is a Chinese based business, which has expanded phenomenally as consumers in China have gained more and more access to the internet and online consumer shopping. But will its upcoming IPO cause […]

3 reasons why the stock market could crash in 2014 – And how you can try to avoid it.

Doom and Gloom views of the stock market are always an easy sell. Fear is an exceptionally strong emotion, not as predominant as Greed (which influences investors to hold stock even when they are on losing positions), but certainly an instigator for investors to panic sell stock holdings. Especially at the most inappropriate time, and […]

Have the Fragile Five triggered a 2014 Bear market?

With the US DOW Jones index falling 324 points or 2.0% on Friday 24th January, investors have panicked as the Australian Stock Exchange opens following the Australia Day long weekend. By the closing bell Tuesday, the ASX200 index was down 66 points @ 5,175, and after a mild rally, were back at the same point […]

Chinese Economic Growth remains slow, but beats expectations

China has slowed, but the world is not coming to an end. GDP (Growth Domestic Product) figures released on Monday point to continued stabilization of Chinese economic growth. There are fears that the world’s second largest economy was poised to decline even further from it’s 3-year GDP peak at 11.9%, but throughout 2013, annualized GDP […]

Chinese Economic Outlook 2014 – Breaking through the Great Wall?

Throughout last year, many of the naysayers were suggesting that China was about to implode – something that has yet to materialise and to be honest is unlikely to, next year either, as the world’s second largest economy rolls forward. China’s growth has slowed down in recent years – with forecasts around the 7 to […]

Australian Economic Outlook 2014

Our most anticipated outrageous predictions; the Australian Economic Outlook 2014. There is no question that 2013 has been a year of contrasts, changes and a great platform from which to build into 2014. As such, our forecast for 2014 is far more optimistic than at this point last year. Generally speaking there is a higher […]

Does size really matter? – Iron Ore

Well I guess it depends on who you ask and what you are talking about, but when it comes to Iron Ore, it would seem so! Reports and Research Over the past week, being on the “flying library”, I have had a chance to catch up on a few things, one of which is some […]

Where next for the Australian Dollar?

The past couple of weeks have seen some interesting moves in the Australian/US currency pair (AUD/USD) – first the sell off, then the bounce – what does all of this really mean for you? Australian Dollar – The key factors Interest rates in Australia have been cut pretty harshly by the RBA over the past […]