Amazon is set to take over the retail and logistics world in Australia. Whoever recycles and supplies cardboard boxes must be ready to mint a small fortune.
ASX 200 looks to have just experienced a ‘false break of the high’. The question is, just how bearish is it? Why worry about the market anyway? It’s only an index. That’s true. But getting the overall movement of the market right allows you to position your portfolio for maximum gains.
Biotechnology relies on data to conduct research. It’s the key ingredient in the validation process. Big data is not new. But what is new is the addition of blockchain to big data. It’s an intersection of big data, blockchain and biotech. And if it plays out as I think it will, biotech valuations will surge big time.
Snap Inc. It was billed as the next big tech stock that had investors frothing. The next Facebook Inc or Google. Unfortunately, It’s been a rough year for the company and for shareholders. It could get worse before it gets better. The earnings report is in and, well, things aren’t looking good…
Construction products manufacturer James Hardie Industries plc [ASX:JHX] climbed 4.3% this morning to $19.77 per share. Could this be the start of a late run to put the stock in positive territory for 2017?
Did you know that when your stock holdings go up and down, your brain releases chemicals to generate a response from you? When stocks rise, you get a shot of dopamine and serotonin. It’s your brain’s way of encouraging you…
The Aussie market didn’t like the data, with Myer shares falling 4.6%. But the jokes really on the early investors. The departments store share price is now worth one fifth of value compared to initial public offering price of $4.10 in November 2009.
I’m sure you know the old saying, if you can’t beat them join them. This could be the best strategy for you and I. By investing in companies that are part of this technological advance, you essentially hedge your life against its consequences.
Buying out of favour stocks is hard for the average investor. As I said, we’re not wired for it. We’re wired for conformity and groupthink. In evolutionary terms, wandering too far from the tribe was a recipe for an early death.
There has been a falling out between two recognised Aussie brands. Vitamin business Blackmores Ltd [ASX:BKL] fell as much as 5.2% this morning, to $129.87 per share.