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Investment Blog - US Markets

Imagine forgetting your Wedding Anniversary? You know that would be pretty expensive to fix, but so many people have missed Anniversary and it has Cost them a lot more…

This is an 8 Year Anniversary that has made fortunes The US stock market, measured by the S&P500 has moved up 250% since hitting is closing low of 676.53 points on March 9th, 2009 – that is Eight Years of Record Breaking Price Gains. How much of that have you banked? And do you know […]

A leading Australian Stock Broker goes bust! Is your money safe?

When you put your hard earned money into an account with your broker, most investors are prepared for fluctuating markets and even the rare stock market crash. But this week has seen an exceptionally rare event create turmoil amongst Australian investors. One of the country’s largest independent stock broking firms has gone into administration, leaving […]

Crude Oil supply and demand is in an imbalance. Yet, we are still paying peak prices at the pump!

A quick trip on the weekend down to Coffs Harbour from sunny Queensland saw me paying $1.50 per litre for premium unleaded fuel. While my modern sports car barely gets a run once a week, resulting in a monthly visit to the petrol station, I was perplexed by the disparity between current global crude oil […]

Apple… is this the end of an era?

For the last 10 years, I have been trading Apple Computers on the US markets in one form or another. As stocks and options (derivatives) are my strategy focus, this has included strategies such as Covered Calls (Buy/Writes), various Spread strategies and directional views. The stock would be one of my more favoured trading vehicles, […]

3 Steps to Spring Cleaning your investment portfolio and getting set for another year of growth

Spring time conjures up the thoughts of cutting back hedges, weeding out gardens, cleaning out garages/storage sheds, and vacuuming under furniture that hasn’t been shifted in over a year. If Spring time is so associated with house and garden maintenance, then why don’t we consider spring cleaning our Investment portfolio as well? With the stock […]

How to trade the US markets from Australia

The Australian ASX200 leading market index gained 14.9% in 2013. According to a study conducted by the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) (ASXReport). For the 20 years up to 2012, the Australian shares had returned 8.7% per annum. The gains in 2013 are a 71% increase on the 20 year average! But despite this spectacular return, […]

When is an uptrend, not an uptrend? A very special gift for you

Much has been made of the performance of the share markets, both here in Australia and in the US. Markets close to record highs, huge dividends and money being made left right and centre. However, despite the facts, there are plenty out there that are yet to be convinced. I guess the question is what […]