Market Pulse

Trading Education: Trend Trading Part 3

In the last MarketPulse article we continued our discussion on why it is so important for investors to become disciples of trend following. It is one of the best known and longest held tenets in the history of the stock and financial markets: The trend is your friend. It’s a concept which we’ve probably all

Investing Advice Take it Seriously (Part 1)

Take it Seriously; Investing is a Profession, Not a Hobby If you’ve chosen to manage your own money you’ve taken on one of the most important tasks which will ever befall you in life. Apart from the love of our families, and perhaps our careers, the next most important thing is how we manage our

Stock Trading Lesson Check Your Facts

“The Australian banking sector, with its large deposit base and small exposure to the recent subprime mortgage turmoil, stands to weather the storm better than its overseas counterparts? Relatively large deposit bases compared to the troubled US mortgage originators mean that Aussie banks have enough capital to survive the liquidity crisis. Further, local loan defaults

Bulls, Bears and Ostriches

By Carl Capolingua Head of Education Most people know of the two great animals we usually associate with the stock market. Perhaps the best known are the bulls. These represent investors which are driven by greed and optimism. The bulls can be found rampaging down Wall St when better times are perceived ahead, flooding the

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