Market Update: US – China tensions escalate – is this bull market a sucker’s rally?

Despite the false bull market the Australian markets failed to maintain their positive momentum throughout the week. The ASX 200 slipped on Friday to close out the week 0.96% lower at 5497 points. However, this was not enough to erase the gains that were made by Moderna’s positive vaccine results However, this week saw renewed […]

How you could profit off shopping centres reopening?

To most Australians, shopping centres exist for one reason, to make you poorer. Ever since the introduction of the credit card in 1951 and more recently, Buy Now Pay Later, shopping centres have become a national sport. However, for the sharp investor, shopping centres can make a great addition to your portfolio. In today’s article, […]

IBM announces company-wide layoffs – are they still worth the investment?

The technology sector continues to take a pounding from the Coronavirus. The demand for enterprise IT products is in free fall. Look no further than the International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE: IBM). Today we will discuss why IBM made headlines this week and discuss whether it is worth the investment at its current trading price. […]

Is this Electric Vehicle stock poised for upside potential?

Technology. It has and continues to cause an upward surge in mankind. For example, the invention of the computer (1800s), Apollo 11 landing on the moon (1969), or even the introduction of the GPS (1974) have all radically improved life as we know it. Technology is an attractive investing sector. Because of the future value, […]

Mesoblast set to surge off COVID-19 stem cell trials.

The world is in dire need of a COVID-19 treatment. A vaccine is the plan b for the long-term. However, governments can take action immediately through COVID-19 treatments and testing. Mesoblast (NASDAQ:MESO) and (ASX:MSB), an Australian biotech is developing a stem cell treatment (Remestemcel-L), for COVID-19. The primary reason people die from COVID-19 is due […]

Is Afterpay a bubble ready to burst?

Why is APT soaring? Chinese tech giant Tencent bought a 5% equity share of Afterpay (ASX:APT) ASX investors then rallied behind APT, triggering a 30% surge. Tencent was attracted to Afterpay after seeing its rapid expansion in the US, gaining 4.4 million customers in 2 years. Before this news, many investors were sceptical about Afterpay […]

Macquarie surges after slashing dividends by 50%

What was once considered “safe investments” don’t look to be so secure now. To say that the banking industry is going through a challenging period would be an understatement. Profit plunges, dividend cuts, and frozen loan payments have all been the fallout of the Coronavirus pandemic. Since COVID-19 began infecting the markets, the Big Four […]

Is BBUS the best way to make money during the crash?

Every investor must understand bulls and bears make money, but pigs get slaughtered. In other words, you can profit when the market goes up or down, but if you are too greedy, you will get burned. We are in a down market (opinion, not advice). Yes, there are bullish recoveries. However, these are known as […]

Is ASX: OOO the riskiest or smartest oil investment?

Ever since oil plunged into negative territory, every man and his dog became interested in oil investments. Negative oil future contracts created a frenzy of buyers around ASX ETF OOO. There's been an extraordinary collapse in the price of oil in the United States with crude dropping below $1 a barrel, and at one point […]

Westpac’s profit plunges by 62% – Is a long term investment pointless?

First, it was NAB, then ANZ and now Westpac (ASX:WBC) . The stereotypical safe investments are not looking so safe anymore. Profit plunges, dividend cuts, and frozen mortgage paymentsscream banking instability. Westpac’s $23 million lawsuit for money laundering, sex trafficking, and terrorism was bad enough. However, the dire consequences of COVID-19 could be the straw that […]

Market Update: The bears and bulls are fighting – but the bears have the upper hand.

It seems like the bears still have their claws well entrenched in the market. The bears are not letting go. All the weekly gains evaporated as the ASX 200 plummeted by more than 5% on Friday. Marking the single most significant daily drop over the past five weeks. Friday’s decrease is making investors wonder whether […]

2 Oil Stocks that hold huge upside potential.

Flashback to last Tuesday and oil plummeted to a historic low. Oil dropped into negative territory. Instantly, people that’s great. Because companies like BHP will pay me to take barrels of oil off their hands, right? Unfortunately, the idea of being paid to take oil is unrealistic for the average Joe. Where would you store […]

Australia pushes for a COVID-19 inquiry – what does this mean for the ASX?

The tensions between Australia and China are intensifying. The Australian government is pushing for an independent investigation into the origins of COVID-19. In retaliation, China accused Australia of parroting the United States in advocating an inquiry. The Chinese Ambassador, Cheng Jingye, warned Australia that Chinese consumers might  boycott Australian goods and services if they pursue […]

Here’s why Clinuvel could skyrocket this week?

Clinuvel (ASX: CUV), arguably one the best biotechs on the market, is trading at 35-40% of its true value (based on my research, not advice). CUV specialise in treating patients who suffer from severe skin disorders. If the name CUV or Clinuvel sounds foreign, then I suggest reading our digestible, free and extensive report here. […]

NAB is now too risky – here are the banks that you should be looking at.

Banks are like the sails on a ship as they propel the country towards economic growth. Banks finance our businesses, allow millions of people to take out mortgages, and allow us to save money. When banks begin to topple, the likelihood of the ship sinking is high. Thus it should come as no surprise that […]

Market Update: Is the ASX in a bear or bull market?

The bears emerged victorious this week after ending the false five-week bull run. While the ASX 200 posted a small gain on Friday, the market fell by 4% over the week. Making many investors curious whether the market is entering yet another bearish decline? Considering the news was more negative than positive this week, the […]

Macquarie Bank looks to BUY Virgin – is the airline now an attractive investment?

It is fair to say that the coronavirus is not hanging around to take any hostages. On Monday evening, Virgin Australia (ASX: VAH) became the highest-profile casualty of the pandemic. Virgin soon announced its intention to enter voluntary administration. The thought of voluntary administration came off the back of Virgin, dismissing 16,000 employees and the […]

Market Update: Where do we go from here?

What, the market is up again? Despite a poor Quarterly U.S. Earnings Session and countries such as England extending their lockdown periods. If you are confused, you are not alone. Especially as some commentators are saying that we have hit the bottom, while others are telling us to prepare, as the worst is still yet […]

Goldman Sachs earnings plunge by 50% – is this the best COVID-19 investment?

Quarterly financial reports often produce extremely turbulent market conditions. Earnings season breeds two types of investors. For example, you have the investors who sell/buy after a company releases weak/strong financials. On the other hand, you also have opportunists who aim to snap up companies at a discount. Reporting season saw the Dow Jones pinball between […]

Market Update: Could ‘FOMO’ see the markets climb even higher this week?

What, the markets are up again. Yet the exponential rise in COVID-19 cases (1.8 million) and deaths (100,000) continues. Are you confused? If you are, you are not alone. Especially as some investors argue, the market is recovering. While other investors claim the worst, a depression is yet to arrive. The ASX put on another […]