A choppy market doesn’t mean, however, that you have to sit on the sidelines. What it does mean, though, is that you might have to find different strategies instead.
Arbitrage, though, sometimes takes on a meaning beyond its basic definition. It can involve indices, and the weighting of shares in them.
There are reasons why wages just won’t grow. And it all about economics. Whether we like it or not, it all comes back to the global economy. It’s something we are a part of, whether we signed up to it, or not.
If wages could just increase enough, they argue, we’d all have more money to spend. In turn, that would lead to higher demand and activity.But here’s the kicker.
Clearly, the conflict between these two world superpowers is ratcheting higher. All eyes will be on Buenos Aires, where the G20 meeting will kick off in less than 10 days.
There is perhaps nothing in the financial markets that attracts more jargon than options. From weird and wonderful strategies, through to even the most basic definitions. It can put you off before you even begin.
Kogan.com Limited’s [ASX:KGN] share price continues to plummet this morning following yesterday’s massive 33% drop. At time of writing, Kogan shares down 70% since its record high of $9.85 on 16 March 2018.
Sometimes, buying into a former high-flying stock that is wallowing at a fraction of an earlier price, can be too tempting to pass up. You do the usual mug’s mental gymnastics: Yep, it’s fallen a lot…it looks cheap…surely it can’t go much lower than this...
There is another way to play this market. It enables you to take a position in either direction. You can also set up a trade that captures a move, whichever way it goes. And how do we do that? Through the use of option trading.
Wesfarmers Limited's [ASX:WES] share price is up slightly this morning, following the release of its first quarter results for 2019 this morning.