Content production company Big Un Ltd [ASX:BIG] rose 6% today on the ASX, reaching $4.24 per share.
I’ll admit Amazon will stir the pot a little in Australia’s retail landscape. But from an investment point of view, I think the talking heads are focusing on the wrong areas.
My guess at this point is that the next sell-off will result in a panic in some parts of the market. And this may lead to a buying opportunity. The best way to outperform over the long term is to take advantage of others’ mistakes. And often, those mistakes are psychological.
Are we on the cusp of yet another rise in geo-political risk in the Middle East? It looks that way, and the implications for global markets could be massive. Where will you see it most from an investment perspective? Where you always do; in oil.
In this toxic political climate, investors have never been more jubilant. All around the world, shareholders are making hay. Even emerging economies are going well, too. As an investor, it pays to invest with the trend. And that trend is clearly on the up. For now, at least.
A frenzy of drilling in shale gas fields across the country over the past decade has put the US within arm’s reach of achieving energy independence. Gas prices are at record lows, and electricity prices are falling. The US economy is booming right now.
After going sideways for five months, the Aussie market has been on a tear lately. At the same time, our largest trading partner, China, has been in the news — and not all of it is for positive reasons.
While all the focus is on western economies which have been plodding along, I’m expecting Asian markets to be really strong in the coming year. A strong Asia will present opportunities on the ASX and keep our market bubbling.
Today we’re talking about a pivotal change in technology and investment history. Because one is coming. Far sooner than you may realise... and the smart money is already moving on this.
Just last week Alphabet or Google as I still tend to call it — released a new suite of products. And although the company dropped the ‘Google’ name for the parent company, they’re clearly not averse to using it to promote their new line of hardware. In amongst this plethora of new products however, there was no new smartwatch.