Share Market Wrap 24th October 2008

While technology has enhanced our lives making it easier to access information, when it comes to the share market I believe the more information we obtain the more microscopic our views become, which is detrimental to being a successful investor. Everyday we wake up to news about whether world markets are rising or falling and  […read more]

Share Market Wrap 17th October 2008

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T49NMwP4ej4[/youtube] I have said before that a week can be a long time in the share market, and I am sure that many investors are wishing that the events of the past week or so were over. Last Friday, billions of dollars were wiped off the Australian market as it plunged 352 points or 8.2  […read more]

Share Market Wrap 10th October 2008

I believe the one per cent interest rate cut by the reserve bank announced this week was a positive move as it will underpin the longer-term stability of the Australian economy. The decision by the major banks to pass on the majority of the rate cut to home lenders is also likely to relieve the  […read more]

Share Market Wrap 3rd October 2008

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S9QRD2TOKFc[/youtube] I have revisited a number of major events that have occurred on our market over the past decade including the tech wreck, the Asia crisis and Sep 11 to name a few. Interestingly, the headlines in the newspapers during these periods are no different to what is being published today. Take for example the  […read more]