Why is time so important? I’m sure you’ve heard about compounding, the eighth wonder of the world. It’s compounding that has made long-term investors like Buffett billionaires over time. The longer time drags on, the bigger the gains become.
It’s far easier to buy ‘the market’ and just sit on the couch watching Netflix waiting for retirement. But what if you had a learning machine pick the stocks for you, literally? Well you can. It’s called the EquBot, and it could teach us something about stock picking. The bot is an artificial intelligent system, designed to pick stocks.
Aussie stocks bounced back strongly yesterday, and are set to open flat today, in a sign that the concern over a trade war is overdone. Perhaps Trump’s team have done their homework. Perhaps they now see that a ‘spend as much as you want’ policy in government doesn’t quite gel with ‘let’s reduce our trade deficit’.
This is why Grant and others have been saying the 35-year long bond bull market is at an end. The biggest participant in the market (the Fed) is no longer propping up bond prices. Grant believes US 10-year treasury bond yields could reach 4.5%. Such an increase in bond yields would cause millions of investors to flow out of stocks and into bonds.
The cannabis story is only just beginning to unfold. And it’s unfolding well for Auscann Group Holdings which is up 9.28% at time of writing today. It currently sits at $1.59, after reaching a high of $1.66 earlier this morning.
Investors today seem to be prizing huge tech conglomerates over anything else. All conglomerates aren’t bad investments. Growth via acquisition is a common method. If these are acquisitions just for the sake of having acquisitions, then it should raise some red flags. Could the same happen now to the world’s largest tech companies?
Right now, stock investors are looking at some black nimbus clouds forming on the horizon. Some have already started reefing (selling out) to reduce the impact of wind (volatility). But let me explain why you should sail straight into the storm, and use your biggest advantage.
G8 Education [ASX:GEM] finished up yesterday at a price of $2.91 — 7.62% lower than it opened — after posting full year results below previously estimated guidance levels. What caused the share price to drop?
Reliance Worldwide Corp Ltd [ASX:RWC] is up 7% at time of writing after posting strong first-half results. What has caused the share price spike?
Nanosonics [ASX:NAN] is an Australian-based infection control solutions provider. At time of writing the company has fallen 11.91% and is trading at $2.625 a share.