Few places are more prone to surprises than the stock market. A stock can look good one day, and then be hit by a sharp downdraft the next.
If you’re scratching around for a reason why the Australian share market just can’t get hot, maybe this is it.
When it comes to the stock market, you’ll often see options, or, more accurately, put options, described as a form of insurance.
If you invest only what you’re willing to lose and cut your losses early, your winners should more than make up for the losers.
The more credit goes into property and shares, however, the higher asset prices will go — but the 'bubble' economy will become more fragile.
Suppose a stock has been on the rise. It’s just hit a 52-week high, and the share price is up at least 100% on last year. Would you consider buying?
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) officially added the Chinese yuan to its basket of currencies comprising its SDR. This has enormous long-term implications for the US dollar...
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Can Grand Finals of the past give us any clue about the direction of the market in the future? It’s nonsense, but for fun, let’s take a look anyway…
At the start of the year, the Australian share market was already in a bad mood. It carried over from 2015. Low commodity prices and beaten down banks encouraged the ASX 200 to drop more than 10% coming out of the gate.