Stock Trading System-PLAN To Succeed…

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By Dale Gillham One of my early mentors recently asked me to speak on the secrets to share market success for the Geelong Central Rotary Club on the 14th October. Besides my excitement about being able to speak in my home town, the topic was also very exciting to me as I find most people  […read more]

Australian Stock Market Rise- Consumer Sentiment Paving The Way

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By Dale Gillham This week you may have read how consumer sentiment in Australia has dropped back to levels not seen since the 1990’s. Like me, you may remember many things about that period, but consumer sentiment is unlikely to be one of them. As an investor, you simply want to know whether this data  […read more]

Why REAL Term Deposit Returns are Almost Zero…

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By Dale Gillham Term deposit rates are still incredibly low, given historical norms, and as a depositor you may have decided to accept the current low payout rates being offered by your bank, in return for capital security. In these times, accepting such low term deposit returns may have you feeling like the begger, not  […read more]

BHP Billiton Dumped

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By Dale Gillham BHP Billiton, the largest listed company on the Australian share market, has weathered all manner of financial storms, including the GFC, and this week the company announced it has boosted profits by a further 10 per cent. Given this, you would think that shareholders would be happy but this was not the  […read more]

Australian Share Market: Strength in Numbers

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With a rising Australian share market you may expect that shareholders would be satisfied with the activities of listed company boards. However, for a number of companies on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) this is clearly not the case. So why is this? Worley Parsons (WOR) is one company facing a multimillion dollar Class Action  […read more]

Australian Share Market: Bullish Mood is in The Air…

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This week reporting season kicks off for the Australian share market, with Transurban, RIO Tinto and Cochlear being some of the first companies off the block. Bulls in the Australian share market are sensing the buzz that is building for the second half of the year, and this excitement has stirred interest from first time  […read more]

Will Coles Become a Bank?

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A few years ago, the big diversified Australian Wesfarmers (WES), owner of Coles supermarkets, put a rubber stamp on plans for Coles to expand into finance, and this saw the release of credit cards and insurance products under the Coles brand. Now Coles plans to take their foray into finance to a whole different level  […read more]

Australian Share Market Report “The ‘Big Four’ Banks”

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Australian Share Market Report The release of a preliminary report this week into Australia’s financial system, following an investigation chaired by ex-Commonwealth Bank chief executive David Murray, finds that competition in our banking sector is acceptable. However, can we really be sure that this assessment of the key issues was balanced when members of the  […read more]

Share Trading Tips | Bluescope Steel Limited (ASX: BSL)

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Hi Everyone, ‘Ask Dale’ share trading tips is a segment where each fortnight I review one listed company from the Australian share market, suggested by our Your Trading Mentor members. If you would like me to review a stock that you either currently hold or are looking to trade then please get onto Your Trading Mentor and tell me  […read more]

Share Market Tips

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By Dale Gillham The Australian share market can seem a bit like a minefield for uneducated investors and traders who don’t understand the risk they are taking. If you are one of these and you believe that the share market is risky business, it means you are probably like many others, missing out on profiting  […read more]