When to buy and sell shares

As with all good comedians, timing is equally important when it comes to investing in stocks listed on the share market. For most long-term investors, deciding when to buy shares is a more forgivi...

Australian vs US Stock Market

The ASX is typically highly correlated to the US stock market (Dow Jones or S&P 500) with the opening level of the ASX often determined by what the US markets did the previous night. Unfortunately...

NVIDIA performing just as well as its computer chips

The Central Processing Unit (CPU) of a computer is essentially the brain of the computer and is an area where companies like Intel specialise. NVIDIA (NVDA), on the other hand, focusses on another...

Momentum In The Spotlight: American Water Works Company Inc. (AWK)

American Water Works Company Inc. (NYSE: AWK) is one of the new inclusions in our May 2016 portfolio of US momentum stocks. Here is a US water utility that is blitzing the performance of the S&P 5...

This month's #1 momentum stock: Tyson Foods Inc.

Tyson Foods Inc. (TSN) recently ranked as the highestmomentum equity in the Rivkin Global Momentum strategy. TSN is a foodproduction company based in the United States with a market capitalization...

Compelling reasons to invest in international shares

It may sound counterintuitive, but with global stock markets nursing losses of more than $2 trillion in the first week of the new year alone – following worries about China’s faltering growth – th...

Forget buy and hold strategies: make money from takeovers

It's no secret that with global economic headwinds limiting opportunities for expansion, companies are looking for new ways to generate growth. Pegged against a backdrop of low borrowing costs and...

How to find an equity trade: three simple methods anyone can use

Most online trading platforms now offer access to global exchanges, and traders and investors are therefore no longer limited to stocks listed in just their home country. While diversifying tradin...

Why Apple is a buy

Apple is on sale. And it’s not the iPhone 5 or iPad Mini either. Rather, it’s the company itself. Since the release of the much anticipated iPhone 5 in September, Apple’s share price has tumbled o...

Will stocks be blown away by Hurricane Sandy?

As Hurricane Sandy wreaks havoc across the east coast of the United States, many might be wondering what impact, if any, it will have on the U.S. stock market when it will likely resume trading on...

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