At various points over the past 10 years we’ve tried to ignore them. But we can’t ignore them, because in many respects, central bankers are the market.
Throughout 2015 though, the Dow Jones index has struggled to maintain its upward momentum.
It may sound far-fetched, but instigating a crash may be the only option the Fed has left in order to justify further intervention in the markets.
If the All Ordinaries is breaking lows and you by chance come across a stock going sideways, unaffected, then that should interest you. A lot. Why?
Hollande’s idea of a single unified government, one budget, one parliament to rule them all, is like something out of The Lord of the Rings.
I often get emails from people starting out in the markets. Two things usually stand out — basic knowledge and a modest capital base.
Watch this market closely. The point we’re making here is that it may not be a big and spectacular event that causes the next stock market crash.
You should expect US interest rates to rise higher. The first rate hike should come in either September or October.
Much to our surprise, it looks as though the lady in charge at the US Federal Reserve (Dr Janet S Yellen) is serious about raising interest rates this year.
It is useful to look at the US market because in the US, manufactured home estates are a far more mature sector than in Australia.