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The benefits of an economic recession and how to prepare for one

I recently read an interesting article about the potential upsides that accompany a recession. With much talk of a recession in the coming months in Australia and one already on the cards in the USA, I thought it may be worthwhile to outline some of the positives that accompany the fear associated with a recession. Read More…

Stock market beginners – What moves the stock market and stock prices?

What factors move the stock market? What about individual stocks? How do interest rates affect the stock market and what does this have to do with the Consumer price index and inflation? Many people know that economic factors such as corporate profits and interest rates tend to influence the movement of the broader stock market. Read More…

9 key definitions to understand the valuation and earnings of companies

Valuation of Companies and 9 key definitions After skimming through The Fast Forward MBA in Finance, Second Edition by John Tracy, a few key concepts (such as EPS, ROE, market capitalisation and P/E) kept coming up again and again when dealing with the value of companies. When read in combination with Joel Greenblatt’s book, The Read More…