Tag Archives: stock market

Understanding Technical Analysis and Fundamental Analysis in Investing

This article is primarily intended to give an introduction to how technical analysis is used to make investment and stock market trading decisions. It will then compare the position of technical analysts to fundamental analysts in terms of what information and data each group uses in their quest for high returns. I have sourced most Read More…

Hedge Fund Trading Styles and Strategies Uncovered

There are four broad styles of hedge funds and multiple strategies beneath each style which are discussed at length in the book Hedge Funds Demystified by Scott Frush. This article summarises the four broad hedge fund styles and provides an insight into the management of hedge funds. In many cases, Hedge Fund managers combine strategies Read More…

What the media got wrong about the Opes Prime Collapse and Beconwood ruling

After reading the article Opes client loses court Bid, by Chris Zappone in the SMH and the Age, I had a desire to not only consider a career in popular legal journalism but to write a blog about the ANZ Bank, Beconwood Securities and the rest of the companies and individuals that have been affected Read More…

When and why to sell a stock short; rules and strategies (Pt 1)

Many investors have heard of the concept of short selling and perhaps many of those people are familiar with the rules of short selling and the strategies behind doing it. It is intrinsically a very risky move as you are betting against the upward trend of the stock market in the hopes that a stock Read More…

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…