Upfront Investor Australian Share Market Report 26/08/11

Since the financial crisis erupted in the US, power brokers have lobbied the US government into borrowing heavily in an attempt to resuscitate the economy. We know that QE1 and QE2 haven’t worked, yet these same supposedly wise people are turning up the pressure for a QE3. In my opinion it is madness for governments  […read more]

Upfront Investor Australian Share Market Report 19/08/11

The financial industry, in an attempt to stem the steady outflow of funds, have been promoting to investors that investing is for the long term and to properly diversify by moving money out of cash and into investments like bonds, shares and other managed investments. Regardless of what the industry tells you to do, why  […read more]

Upfront Investor Australian Share Market Report 12/08/11

Investors are concerned that consumer spending data here in Australia continues to be depressed and forecasts show a recovery may be at least 12 months away. Therefore it stands to reason that stocks in our retail sector are likely to remain out of favour for some time. While I am not disputing the numbers, I  […read more]

Upfront Investor Australian Share Market Report 05/08/11

Over recent months economic data out of the US is still showing a depressed economy and no signs of a recovery in the near term, whilst news around the world now reflects that both America and Europe might not skate free from the threat of a ‘double dip’ recession. This concern reached a tipping point  […read more]