Stop being scared of your own shadow and start making money: One of the best and most relatable quotes I have heard in a long time, is that from one of the World’s best money managers, Peter Lynch, undisputed king of making money from the market. The quote “more money is lost by investors trying […]
Last year, we expected to see Gold lower and we were right: Gold is an asset which crosses so many boundaries, in terms of its definition – from raw material and precious metal, through to financial asset and safe haven in times of crisis. However, in today’s financial markets and investors universe, where does the
Is there an Indian summer of opportunities in one of the World’s: most interesting countries? The World’s second most populous country. The World’s biggest democracy, the World’s seventh largest by area country, 10th largest by nominal GDP and 3rd largest by purchasing power parity. All very impressive, and all facts that can be use to
This title is an interesting one, and perhaps is the golden goose – the promised land that many traders are out there looking for, working hard to get to. Getting frustrated by and in many cases, walking away from! So in this article, let’s look at the key steps in building a trading strategy that
A couple of weeks ago, we looked at the performance of Newcrest Mining (ASX:NCM) The stock has continued to underperform, falling further as confidence has dropped. Interestingly, Newcrest Mining’s market capitalisation (the dollar value the company’s shares are worth in total) sits at around $7.2bn – Newcrest paid a whopping $10bn for the Lihir Gold
US Federal Reserve The US Federal Reserve are likely to continue their policy of stimulus, providing markets with a lift this week. Grass root/green shoot signs of improvement are there, but not yet at the level wanted by the Fed. Housing starts, for example, climbed by 6.8%, albeit a lower level than expected, but still
Trading Strategy Opportunities for right now. There continue to be profitable trades available for you in the market place – provided your Trading Strategy is broad enough. As we have seen equities succumb to profit taking in the past week – hardly surprising given the run up in markets over the past 9 months –
Managing the balance between Risk and Reward is the blight of every trader and investor. The Covered Call strategy, or Buy Write, is one of the key strategies professionals use to manage Risk. And the US markets provide us with one of the most dynamic environments that are ideally suited for the Covered Call strategy.