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Is Biotech Quietly Breaking Out?

3 September 2018  |  Trading Ideas

Biotechnology stocks are trying to break out as investors await potential catalysts after Labor Day. The iShares Nasdaq Biotech ETF (IBB) has closed at new 52-week highs in the last two sessions. It’s now pushing back to price areas last seen in the summer of 2015. While several companies in the industry reported good numbers in last earnings...
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Better Buy: Telstra Corporation Ltd or Singapore Telecom

29 August 2018  |  Trading Ideas

The Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX: TLS) share price has been on the slide since 2015. While the share price held around the $3.70 – $3.78 level in December last year, the downtrend is still persistent, with prices recently touching $2.60. Like its other telco rivals, Telstra operates in an ultra-competitive market...
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Australian packaging giant acquires U.S. rival in mega-merger

15 August 2018  |  News

2018 has been a big year for mergers and acquisitions in Australia, and packaging giant Amcor (ASX:AMC) adds to that list with its Acquisition of Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE: BMS). In a US$ 6.8 billion ($9.2 billion) all scrip stock buyout of Bemis, Amcor will shift...
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Atlassian Corporation’s (TEAM) NASDAQ Listing Helped It Become A Global Success

8 August 2018  |  News

There is no doubt that Atlassian Corporation PLC (NASDAQ: TEAM), Australia’s darling IT company, is now a global success. Since it listed in the US at an IPO price of $27.50 in December 2015, Atlassian share price has scaled to new heights. In June this year...
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My Top 3 Ways To Diversify An ASX Share Portfolio

2 August 2018  |  Education

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ: FB) shares suffered their largest drop in the company’s history last week. An estimated $119 billion was wiped out in the company’s value in one day. That was the big news last week when the social media giant reported disappointing results....
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All about Alibaba

25 July 2018  |  Trading Ideas

You can’t think about investing in overseas shares without exploring China as an option. While many investors are still focused on the FANGs of America, (Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, and Google), intuitive traders are turning towards the BATs of Asia (Baidu, Alibaba, and Tencent). For context, as of January 2018, only two Asian companies...
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The latest on the US VS Mexico Tariff war

18 July 2018  |  News

When Donald Trump was running for the presidency, a large part of his campaign focused on boosting the US economy by reducing reliance on foreign products. Also, immigration. This year, he has made good this promise/threat by levying additional tariffs. His new policies seem to target...
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Monex Director discusses some interesting alternative to Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google shares

11 July 2018  |  Education

Whenever an Australian investor wants to trade overseas shares, these four companies (sometimes jointly referred to as the FANGs) come to mind. After all, they’re a part of our lives, so we feel connected to them, and...
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Everything you need to know about online trading

4 July 2018  |  Education

A lot of us are digital natives. We use the internet almost without thought, and our computing devices are as natural and essential to us as our toothbrushes. It does help that these gadgets are so enmeshed in our lives. We use our laptops, PCs, tablets, and phones for everything from...
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The latest on the US vs China Tariff war

27 June 2018  |  News

Even the largest political novice knew Donald Trump’s election as US President would affect not just the US but also the rest of the world. And while not everyone is a Trump supporter it’s essential to take a keen look at his influence on international share trading. There’s another president we need...
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Why we all need to follow China's plans for "opening up" their economy

20 June 2018  |  Education

Whether or not you’re inclined to be interested in global affairs, they have a prominent role to play in your portfolio. The finance news may still sound like a foreign language but start keeping an eye on it. It gets more evident with...
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Top three things to consider when investing in international markets

13 June 2018  |  Education

There’s no doubt that investing in international markets delivers benefits to your portfolio. For starters, it gives you access to a much bigger pool of opportunities and a wider selection of industries. You also have the opportunity to invest in an economy...
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Move Over FANGs, The BATs Are Here

5 June 2018  |  Trading Ideas

You would have to be hiding under a big rock or in a cave if you have not heard of Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google – aka as the FANGs. These companies have dominated many people’s lives in a world that’s continuously connected through social media channels. One way or another...
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What Are ETFs And How Can They Help My Portfolio?

30 May 2018  |  Education

Exchange-traded funds or ETFs are a type of fund that owns the underlying assets (stocks, commodities, bonds, etc.) and divides ownership of those assets into shares. ETFs are bought and sold like shares on a stock exchange, but unlike conventional shares, they are not businesses, but rather...
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Basic Principles of Technical Analysis

23 May 2018  |  Education

There are two primary methods used when analyzing securities and making investment decisions: fundamental analysis and technical analysis. Fundamental analysis involves reviewing a company’s financial statements and reports in order to determine the fair value of the business, whereas...
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