How to take full advantage of franking credits

It’s important to gain a solid understanding of  franking credits (or imputation credits) and how they work, as they can be most advantageous to an investor’s returns (particularly for super funds...

[VIDEO] Get your global macro fix here: Saxo Strategist and Rivkin CEO discuss the global economy

In this video, Rivkin CEO Scott Schuberg interviews Kay Van-Petersen, Asian Macro Strategist at Saxo Bank. Scott and Kay discuss some of today’s key themes, including US dollar strength, Europe’s ...

3 stocks to buy to benefit from a lower Australian dollar

The Australian dollar has finally dipped below the US$0.90 mark following a prolonged period of near parity with the US dollar. The Australian dollar is currently trading at US$0.87. Some analysts...

Flight Centre's share price has fallen 7% – a value trap or good time to buy?

Over the past month, the share price of Flight Centre Travel Group Ltd (ASX: FLT) has fallen by 7%. The recent fall in the share price presents long-term investors with a great opportunity to pick...

CSL Limited: should you buy?

CSL Limited (ASX: CSL) is one of the highest quality companies listed on the ASX. Over the past decade, it has delivered shareholder returns in excess of 700%. For comparison, BHP Billiton's (ASX:...

Why you should avoid Australia’s smaller iron-ore producers

The iron ore spot price has fallen, year-to-date, by 40% to $US82 a tonne – the lowest price since September 2012. And as China's crude steel production rates typically decline by 10% during the S...

CFDs explained

A CFD is an agreement to be paid (in the case of a profit) or to pay (in the case of a loss) the difference between the price at which you open a contract and the price at which you close a contra...

[VIDEO] How reliable are bank yields?

Today John Larsen, a professional investor with a long track record in broking and funds management, joined Rivkin CEO Scott Schuberg to discuss his views on bank yields, amongst other things, and...

[VIDEO] Are we in a ‘yield bubble’?

Low rates of return from cash and bonds have made the dividend yield from many ASX stocks seem ultra-attractive, especially when a generation of baby boomers are seeking income support for their r...

What is Rivkin Global?

Rivkin has been providing global trading advice to members since late 2009. Rivkin Global employs technical analysis to formulate trade ideas and provides specific recommendations on global equiti...

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