Article: Laws of Wealth Creation

Financial independence is a goal many strive to achieve, yet only a few accomplish. Why is this the case when we live in such a prosperous country? The most common reason is lack of knowledge in how to create financial independence, while others lack the desire or confidence in their ability to obtain the knowledge.  […read more]

Share Market Wrap 22nd Feb 08

While for many years the banks have been considered good defensive stocks, the recent volatility resulting from the sub-prime crisis has changed this view. Investor returns have fallen substantially as the big four banks have continued to fall away, with NAB and ANZ down 36 percent in around three months, followed closely by CBA and  […read more]

Spread the Risk in Your Share Portfolio

It’s one of the things we always dream about but often never get around to doing – building our own profitable share portfolio. The truth is that just about anyone can build their own share and achieve good returns without too much knowledge or risk. The key to being successful is to practice good portfolio  […read more]

Share Market Wrap 15th February 08

Recent company announcements of strong financial performance have in most instances been followed by falls in the share price. For example, JB Hi-Fi announced a 60% increase in profits, yet the company’s share price fell just under 20%, bringing the total fall from its all time high since early December to around 38%. Given that  […read more]

Selling Shares for Profit or Just Selling Out, Part 2.

In the last article we discussed one of the biggest challenges trader face, which is knowing when to sell. In this edition, we will address the strategies you need to consider for exiting a trade.  If your intention is to trade blue chip stocks for the medium term, then setting a price target on a  […read more]

Share Market Wrap 8th Feb 08

While many of us have been through numerous economic cycles during our lifetime with fond memories of the great financial boom times followed by the gloom and doom of a recession, as a society it appears as though we still haven’t learnt from the mistakes of the past.  We all hear the stories of Australians  […read more]

Share Market Strategies- Sell for Profit or Just Sell Out Pt1

By Dale Gillham Selling Shares for Profit or Just Selling Out. Part 1 One of the biggest challenges facing traders when trading the share market is when to sell. Usually a trader will be armed with many share market strategies on how to pick the best trades to enter the market, but when asked where  […read more]

Share Market Wrap Feb 1st 08

While newspapers are reporting a fall of 11 per cent on our market for the month of January based on the opening and closing prices, the market actually experienced a fall of 19 per cent given that it traded within a range of 1240.8 points from the high of 6462.8 points on 2 January to  […read more]

Share Market Wrap 25th Jan 08

The landscape of the Australian market is very different today given the speed with which information travels. Since the 1990’s we have been able to borrow money, trade shares, options, warrants and more recently CFDs over the internet without any advice from an experienced professional. The reality is that traders can gain $100,000 exposure to  […read more]