Kris looks at the massive falls in the crypto markets, including one of the most well-known cryptocurrencies. Pessimism surrounding cryptos may be at an all-time high, but Kris discusses some of the reasons that there may be light at the end of the tunnel…
China has a notorious reputation from days gone by of making rubbish cars. For a country built on manufacturing you’d think they’d sort it out by now. But it looks like they might...
The amount of money hedge funds control exceeds US$300 billion. In 2012, this figure was closer to US$39 billion. A real question has to be asked. Do we even need hedge funds?
Yesterday I discussed the gold price and provided some reasons as to why the yellow metal could move higher in the months ahead. Let me emphasise the word could.
If we wind things back a little, 2G kicked off global communications. 3G brought us mobile internet. 4G gave us much faster speeds to send and receive data. It also made such data more secure.
What’s going on with the gold price? In US dollars (the most important global benchmark), it’s trading just over US$1,200 an ounce, after being well above US$1,300 an ounce earlier in the year.
Profits aren’t growing (over a two-year stretch). And long-term debt is up 62% over the same period. These are all valid points. But what should investors holding SEEK do?
Iron ore miner Fortescue Metals Group Ltd [ASX:FMG] is a good proxy stock for Chinese economic growth. As you can see in the chart below, over the past few years, FMG’s share price has been in decline.
My aim is twofold: identify profitable trades for you, and develop your trading skills. People naturally think about the first goal. But the second is just as important.
Today, asset managers are again changing how they look at stock. Not only are they looking at charts and earnings expectations. Fundies are using mathematics to find non-correlated bets, risk adjusted returns or factor-based models.