Retailers Going Broke- Upfront Investor 31-08-2012

Listen to this Australian Share Market Report via audio podcast just click Upfront Investor Last week another Australian retailer in Allan’s Billy Hyde went into receivership citing that pessimistic consumer confidence and offshore retail was to blame. Whilst I would agree that internet retailing sites and the slowing economy has made things more difficult, I  […read more]

High Frequency Share Trading- The War of the Robots

Hi everyone, I was interviewed late last week by David Potts from The Age/ Sunday Herald Sun (Fairfax) regarding high frequency trading, share trading robots, and algorthmic trading of shares. The article (Share Wars; how the robots are robbing you) is excellent so I have placed a link to it here if you missed it,  […read more]

Are The Big Four Banks Greedy? Upfront Investor – 24/8/2012

Listen to this Australian Share Market Report via audio podcast just click Upfront Investor This past week we have seen our Australian banks post what some might call obscene profits, yet at the same time we are seeing weekly news of Australians losing jobs (including bank staff), companies going into liquidation, rising mortgage delinquency rates  […read more]

Upfront Investor – Bank Fees

Listen to this Australian Share Market Report via audio podcast just click Upfront Investor The start of the class action against the ANZ bank this week reminded me of the saying ‘that the devil is in the detail’. Having spent years working in the financial industry, and early on with one of the big four  […read more]

ASX Newsletter- The Best Time To Invest In 40 Years

Hi there fellow traders, The Australian Securities Exchange has just released thier latest ASX newsletter and we were lucky enough to have been given the lead article. The article titled The Best Time To Invest In 40 Years covers covers why I think why Australian Shares are an exciting investment now. To read the article  […read more]

Upfront Investor – RBA Interest Rates?

Listen to this Australian Share Market Report via audio podcast just click Upfront Investor The RBA decided to leave interest rates on hold, at least for the time being. However, a reduction in our interest rates would have helped those with mortgages, especially given that households have been hit with increased costs due to the  […read more]

Upfront Investor – Share Trading Software

Listen to this Australian Share Market Report via audio podcast just click Upfront Investor All too often I have people talk to me about being contacted by dubious companies promoting share market riches for anyone, regardless of how much knowledge and time they have. Some were sold over priced courses, others software, but for some  […read more]