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Global markets “sink”, but it’s all in the water

Before we talk markets, I wanted to talk Emefcy Ltd. (EMC) this morning

Money is still “cheap” as NASDAQ hits a record… so why isn’t Australia’s tech sector booming?

It’s been a good 24 hours on markets, will our friend Yellen confirming that US interest rates will not rise until December 2016…

Yellen... see what a nice glass of red wine does for morale?

Janet Yellen, you little beauty…………..

ASX rules changes: Will RTOs survive in 2017?

It is certainly getting harder for companies to list on the ASX……

Has the ASX lost its "Marbles?" It’s all about the Water…

Yesterday’s “shut-down” for 98% of the day’s trade, was nothing short of “embarrassing” for the new ASX CEO.

Janet Yellen, stop “sitting on the fence”… It’s time to announce QE4

The “big-one”… the FOMC federal meeting that will divide economists, analysts and central banks…

Global stocks rally but when will the “jitters” go away?

It has been a tough week for equities, with global markets “shaken” by volatility leading into to the US Fed meeting on Wednesday next week.

US stocks stable but oil sinks….. where to from here?

A fairly “uneventful night” last night (we like that), with the SP500 falling by 0.1%

Global markets “battered & bruised” but a better day in sight…..

We feel “battered and bruised” of late, with the ASX down from 5,600 to 5,230 over the past two weeks.

Global Equities & Bonds fall… first time since 2013… is this the start of “Armageddon?”

With the Dow closing down a “whopping” 394 points on Friday night, it’s time to go to the beach……….

US Inventories at 17 year lows but is it time to buy energy stocks now?

Tonight, our Hawks take on the Cats at the “G” and if it continues to rain, the hawks are in the box seat…

Aged-care stocks (EHE, REG, JHC) up strongly… but is this just a “dead-cat” bounce?

U.S. stocks held near record levels (Dow Jones -11 points) and the dollar gained as traders digested mixed data in the world’s largest economy amid bets interest rates will stay low.

US manufacturing contracts and the NASDAQ rallies to all-time-high … why?

We have another busy day today, meeting with CFOAM management who are in town and attending an investor lunch for a potential new PEAK opportunity…

Rio Tinto sued over Talcum Powder? Aged Care Sector “Hurting”… Oil Up…

RIO Tinto has been sued over talcum powder cancer links…..

Lessons from the Australian Earnings Season: Our Top 5 Picks

US stocks were higher on Friday night (Dow +85 points), Crude oil +2.97% and the SPI is +33 points, as US payrolls increased by 151,000 in August……….. Less than expected….

Friday is here but US payrolls await….

Yes, the end of the week is finally here and boy, hasn’t been a busy one….

Does the end of the AUS reporting season translate into some profit taking in September?

Yes, Wednesday as here and as we prepare ourselves for the official “last day” of the AUS reporting season, we sit down and have a big “sie” of relief…

Hawthorn slides in the top 4 “just”… but the Eagles in form as finals are here…

Hawthorn won by 1 point against Collingwood and finished in the top 4…..

US markets take a “breather”…. But will Yellen shift her stance?

Another “extremely busy” week with over 100+ companies reporting their FY results

Is there a relationship between a football side’s CEO and creating shareholder value?

The decision to delist Harvey, Petrie, Firrito and Dal Santo a week before finals is a “nightmare” for the North Melbourne Football Club…

As spring approaches and reporting season comes to an end, what will drive our markets higher?

Another busy day ahead for us with the likes of Blackmores, Caltex, Healthscope, Oil Search and Amcorreporting their FY results.