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Amcor – Trend line resistance could create an opportunity

In this low interest rate environment, investors have continued to buy good quality dividend paying stocks with relatively stable earnings outlooks. Many of these stocks have been pushed to Price: Earnings Multiples that are well above their long term average. This is understandable given low interest rates on … Continue reading

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Australia 200 – Weekly Outlook

Last week’s price action gave us a clear break of the uptrend that had lasted over 3 months and yielded a peak to trough rally of 20%. This week, I outline some thoughts on what this trend break suggests for medium term trading strategy in light of a comparison … Continue reading

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JB Hi-Fi downloads market music

JB Hi-Fi has had a rollercoaster ride. It completed the transition from  favoured “market darling” to one of its most infamous outcasts.  Over the past couple of years, JBH had the dubious distinction of consistently topping the list of most shorted stocks on the ASX. Since releasing its results … Continue reading

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Australia 200 – Weekly Outlook

As I write this blog, the index is testing trend line support, with a bearish double top formation potentially in play. Economic statistics may be the driving force this week as investors hunker down to the task of assessing the extent of the damage (if … Continue reading

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Australia 200 – Weekly Outlook

At the close of trade last Thursday, most commentators were assuming that a correction was under way. By Friday afternoon giving the benefit of doubt to an established trend again seemed the safer strategy. Even so, Thursday’s 2.3% decline, on high volume could be an early warning of the … Continue reading

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Australia – What to Buy?

Among investors, cash levels remain high. Those who gritted their teeth last year and trusted the dividend yield numbers are in most cases sitting on strong gains over the last 6 months – and the better than 19% total return … Continue reading

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Australia 200 – Trust the Numbers

I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve said “the investment metrics for the Australian share market are compelling” over the last months. Despite the recent rises in share prices, I believe this remains the case. But rather than … Continue reading

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