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  • Why this unknown ASX stock is flying under the radar in 2020?

    February 22, 2020 by

    2018 saw the creation of a new, exciting and very profitable industry in the US. The 2018 amendment of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 legalised sports betting. The law ‘cut the red ribbon’ so to speak and allowed investors to enter the million-dollar industry that is online sports betting. Each state… Read more

  • What if you invested in Facebook the same day you first joined?

    February 20, 2020 by

    With a market cap of $620 billion USD and over 2.37 billion active users worldwide there is no doubt Facebook is one of the most profound companies across the globe. In recent articles, we have looked at the current world events such as the Effect of the Coronavirus on Apple’s revenue and how new legislation is effecting… Read more

  • How long will Afterpay and Zip Co be under the legal microscope?

    February 19, 2020 by

      The rapidly emerging Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) market is shaking the investment and spending world. What started off as a revolutionary payment solution is now gaining criticism as an unethical payment solution. Despite each person having ‘micro debt’, which might appear okay at a surface level, if its multiplied by millions of people… Read more

  • Apple set to dip as Coronavirus impacts Guidance for March

    February 19, 2020 by

    Apple (APPL) warned investors that they were unlikely to hit their March guidance figures due to a major disruption in manufacturing across China. The coronavirus has taken it’s toll on the tech giant as factories across China have had major disruptions in production. It’s pre-market suggests a 6% dip in share price at open, which may… Read more

  • Financial Market trend 2020 and beyond: ESG Investing

    February 18, 2020 by

    As we enter the 1styear of the 2020 decade, the YIG team thought it would be interesting to discuss about the future likely trend of the financial market. The team have figured ESG investing, specifically regards to climate change, will have a significant impact on the market. Whether you believe in Climate Change or not,… Read more

  • Will PAR’s H1 2020 financials trigger a surge this week?

    February 17, 2020 by

    In my opinion, biotechnology is the most entertaining industry in the stock market. Why? Three reasons.   1) Biotech tends to be up even when the market is down. Because our ageing population continues to demand the best medicine to sustain a higher life expectancy.   2) Second, there is a range of top-quality biotechs… Read more

  • Will 2020 drive Cannabis growth or continue the bearish trend?

    February 15, 2020 by

    The cannabis industry evokes both unprecedented excitement and frustration in investors. Let me take you through the cannabis story. We first flashback to 2017 and 2018 where the industry was in a frenzy. Cannabis stocks began appearing left right and centre. The potential eye-watering returns saw investors rally behind these pot stocks. Resulting in endless… Read more

  • The Big 3 Nasdaq stocks worth watching come market open

    February 15, 2020 by

    NASDAQ has seen record-breaking highs this week as investors regain confidence in the security of American stocks. Amidst the success, Tesla (NASDAQ: TLSA), Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN)and Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL)all experienced a healthy increase over the week. Making the NASDAQ giants worth watching when the market opens tomorrow. But let’s find out why? It is no… Read more

  • How will the $15 Billion TPG-Vodafone merger impact Telstra ?

    February 13, 2020 by

    When looking at the telecom industry we think of Telstra (ASX: TLS) and Optus. However, could the TPG-Vodafone merger put pressure on the telecom giants and change the industry? Time will tell. Today we will discuss the merger, whether the new ASX company is worth watching , and the impact on Telstra.   TPG/Vodafone Merger… Read more

  • Amazon reaches an all-time high – is it too late to buy shares?

    February 12, 2020 by

    In recent weeks, the world has been closely watching the Tesla share price as investors rallied, pushing the stock into all-time highs before quickly correcting at $750. However, the E-commerce giant Amazon has also been smashing records this week getting as high as $2183.00 on Tuesday 12th of February. This has caused some concern whether or… Read more

  • Why did JB HI-FI’S HY 2020 financials shock the market?

    February 12, 2020 by

    JB HI-FI (ASX: JBH) is emerging as a popular, reliable and financially healthy stock in the recessionary retail market. JB HI-FI  rocked investors with their recent financials. JB HI-FI is becoming not only a store where we buy our family presents but also an attractive investment. Today we will discuss why JB Hi-Fi’s rise on… Read more

  • 3 vital lessons that the GFC taught us.

    February 8, 2020 by

    If you have 3 minutes, then read our uncomplicated, short and free crash course of the GFC. Every financial crisis teaches us invaluable lessons about the financial world, the stock market and how to make money. Here are 3 vital lessons that I learnt from the GFC that every young investor must understand.   Lesson… Read more

  • CSL up 928% in 10 years, will the exponential growth continue in 2020?

    February 7, 2020 by

    Commonwealth Serum Laboratories ASX: CSL, is one of the world’s most talked-about biotech companies. Therefore, it is no surprise that when CSL reached $321 (5/02/2020) the media attention surrounding the company exploded. Today we are discussing CSL’s financials, 2020 outlook and whether they are worth the investment in 2020. Financials Positives Investor excitement around CSL… Read more

  • What to expect when Tesla opens Thursday morning

    February 6, 2020 by

    Tesla investors were hit with a 21% plunge on Wednesday following an incredible rally lasting two weeks. There was a general consensus that Tesla’s stock price would undergo a market correction at some point in time. As the stock continued to grow at an un-precidented rate the amount of risk entering the stock increased 10… Read more

  • Will IMU’s cancer trials cause a surge in stock price?

    February 4, 2020 by

    Imugene Ltd (ASX:IMU) has one of the most exciting stock stories in the biotech industry. Why? Because IMU strives to cure cancer, through a range of new Immuno oncology therapies. Today we will discuss IMU’s recent price sensitive events (PSE) and 2020 outlook. Here is a simplified run down of IMU’s product pipeline. CF33 CF33… Read more

  • 5 hidden ASX companies surged today while the market was down

    February 3, 2020 by

    The ASX 200 opened 1.5% lower this morning as investors reacted to global fears; as Chinese markets fell 9% at open and the Coronavirus continues to spread across China. The Australian transport industry was mildly hit this morning with QAN opening 3.8% lower.  However, QAN recovered closing near it’s friday closing price of $6.44. It was the… Read more

  • Why this ASX cannabis stock is the only one worth watching in 2020?

    February 2, 2020 by

    Every cannabis stock has its story. Ecofibre (ASX: EOF) experienced an 88% YTD increase since listing at $1.70 back in March 2019. Unlike, your traditional cannabis company EOF operates under a unique business model. EOF’s cannabis footprint covers medicinal cannabis, plant-based protein and HEMP. EOF strives to use cannabis to change people’s lives. First, by… Read more

  • Has the coronavirus created a possible entry for PAR ?

    January 31, 2020 by

    If you have not heard of Paradigm BioPharmaceuticals (ASX: PAR) then today is your lucky day. PAR is an Australian BioPharmaceutical company that aims to alleviate the cartilage degradation of Osteoarthritis (OA) through their repurposed drug Zilosul. PAR surged by an impressive 253% YTD. Meaning if you invested $10,000 in January 2019 and sold today… Read more

  • Crash Course of the 2007-2008 GFC

    January 30, 2020 by

    After the dotcom crash in the 2000s, investors wanted to find a low-risk high return investment. Investors turned to the US housing market. Investors didn’t want to purchase your parent’s mortgages individually. Instead, financial institutions bought Mortgage Backed Securities (MBS). A Mortgage Back Security is where a financial institution purchases thousands of mortgages, bundles them… Read more

  • Can EML produce another 280% annual growth in 2020?

    January 27, 2020 by

    The innovation in the payment industry is only the beginning. Whether you are an investor or not, we all purchase products. How you purchase your products is the real question? Do you use Afterpay, a credit card, Split it Payments or just your hard-earned money in the bank? The broad range at which we can… Read more

  • As global lithium appetite surges, ASX stock is ready to capitilise

    January 24, 2020 by

    Pilbara Minerals Ltd (ASX: PLS) is an Australian lithium mining company. PLS’s Pilgangoora Lithium-Tantalum Project in WA, is one of world’s largest lithium ore deposits. The sheer production of the Pilganagoora Project, being 2 million tonnes per annum, could capitulate PLS as a market leader in the multibillion-dollar lithium industry.     Financials   Positives  PLS only… Read more

  • BHP set for a strong year with Iron Ore prices stubbornly high

    January 23, 2020 by

    Formed in 2001, the merger between Broken Hill Proprietary and Billiton proved to be a decision that resulted in the organisation becoming one of the largest diversified commodity companies in the world. Posting $61.51 billion in revenue last year, the company has adapted to the change in demand for iron ore from international giants such… Read more

  • Company invests 28 million in secret ASX stock

    January 22, 2020 by

    Gambling your hard earned money on sports, poker or the races is not a wise investment. Because the odds are stacked against you.   However, investing in betting companies with healthy financials, large market share and upside potential seems the smarter decision.  It’s like the phrase “Never buy McDonald’s just buy their stock”. Gambling is not… Read more

  • PAR on the rise with a strong 6 month growth of 120%

    January 17, 2020 by

    Paradigm Co (PAR:ASX) has been one of our top performing stocks which we’ve been closely following since we started Youth Investment Group. We first noticed Paradigm bouncing around $1.85 and saw it’s potential. Since then, PAR has risen over 120% to $3.95 at close on Friday afternoon. PAR typically tends to bounce around during the week, allowing… Read more

  • Formula 1 company driving stock growth in 2020?

    January 6, 2020 by

    PWR Holdings (ASX: PWH) is an Australian technology company. PWR focuses on delivering, manufacturing and engineering innovative radiators, oil coolers and intercoolers for racing, military, high-performance cars and automotive. Despite originating in Australia, PWR is creating a unique reputation throughout the EU and US industries. Technology is changing rapidly. PWR’s survival depends on their ability… Read more

  • Where I’d invest $10,000 in January 2020

    January 3, 2020 by

    The feedback from my recent article relating to investing with $100k Capital, was that my picks held too much risk for many people’s liking. Taking that into consideration, I’ve decided to put together a more conservative portfolio with $10k capital. This amount is a lot more realistic for younger investors as well as the everyday… Read more

  • After a 65% decrease is this stock a perfect buy for 2020?

    December 31, 2019 by

    Botanix Pharmaceuticals (ASX: BOT) is an Australian medicinal cannabis company. Botanix focuses on delivering treatments to fight serious skin diseases. These include acne, psoriasis, and atopic dermatitis. Botanix looks to disrupt the skincare market by harnessing the potential of cannabidiol. Existing skincare treatments produce unpleasant side effects. Thus, providing Botanix, if their novel drugs are… Read more

  • Macquarie Group set for a big 2020 – is it too late to buy shares?

    December 28, 2019 by

    The Sydney-based investment bank has seen incredible success posting a double-digit increase in profits this year from 3.464 billion (before tax 2018) to 3.867 billion in 2019. They also posted a net profit margin in September of 29.6%, a Y/Y increase of 12%. It’s long term potential is quite remarkable due to it’s five specific operating… Read more

  • Here is why this biotech will dominate the market in 2020

    December 22, 2019 by

    Who is Clinuvel Ltd? Clinuvel Ltd (ASX: CUV), founded in 1987, is a leading biopharmaceutical Australian company. CUV specialises in delivering treatments for severe skin disorders. Clinuvel’s primary drug, SCENESSE, protects patients, whose light-sensitive skin cannot tolerate UV radiation. Patients who suffer from Erythropoietic Protoporphyria (EPP) live reclused isolated life. However, once patients receive SCENESSE… Read more

  • Can you make money trading off Trump’s tweets alone?

    December 20, 2019 by

    There is no doubt Trump has made a name for himself as the 45th President of the United States. Only 3 of these Presidents have been impeached in the history of the United States and of these three, only one has been able to move the market so significantly with a Twitter account. It is… Read more

  • ASX cannabis stock plunges 90%, could this opportunity allow investors to enter the cannabis market for 2020?

    December 18, 2019 by

    ASX cannabis stocks are speculative. Australia has no clear cannabis leader. Because of the bearish storm that brought most of the industry down in 2019. Today we analyse whether Creso Pharma’s decrease provides market entry for investors? Creso Pharma (CPH) is an Australian cannabis company with operations in Israel, Australia, Colombia, Canada, and Switzerland. CPH… Read more

  • How I would invest $100,000 today for 2020 results

    December 14, 2019 by

    Let’s say an investment firm has given you $100,000 to invest in the ASX to make a substantial return by EOY 2020. How would you set up your portfolio for 2020? You have been asked to make a solid return over a 1 year period, which is generally a short time frame for stock price growth.… Read more

  • Bearish trend sees cannabis stocks plummet, how will the industry cope in 2020?

    December 12, 2019 by

    Flashback to 2018 and the cannabis industry was booming with uncontrollable excitement. Penny stocks were surging to record highs. Primarily, because Investors saw the cannabis market as a megatrend with major upside potential and did not want to miss out. However, 2019 has brought a storm upon the Australian cannabis industry. Leaving many investors frustrated,… Read more

  • Update: Will Paradigm’s stock price surge continue into 2020?

    December 8, 2019 by

    Why all the excitement in 2019? Paradigm Biopharmaceuticals captivated investors with an impressive 300% rise over 2019. Paradigm aims to alleviate the suffering and cartilage degradation of Osteoarthritis through their repurposed drug Zilosul. PAR’s rapid stock rise was due to the company’s outstanding collection of clinical data on Zilosul. For any Biotech to achieve success,… Read more

  • Does ISX’s astronomical 860% increase indicate a potential gold mine or just speculation?

    December 2, 2019 by

    Isignthis (ISX) is an Australian technology company that deals with online payments and user identity. ISX, through its patented Paydentity, Know Your Customer’s Customer (KYCC) platform, links a person’s identity to an electronic payment. Paydentity creates the identification link within 3-5 minutes. In turn, Paydentity unlocks your identity in a way that satisfies the Anti-Money… Read more

  • Why Qantas and Telstra are a must have in your portfolio come 2020

    November 30, 2019 by

    Qantas Airway Ltd (currently $7.30) and Telstra Corporation Ltd (currently $3.86) have both seen a successful year of growth in 2019. Qantas has posted a healthy 26.7% stock price growth since January 2nd 2019, currently at their highest price since IPO in 1999. Telstra has also posted a strong YTD yield of 39.7% since January 2nd. Both Australian… Read more

  • Is it worth shutting the gate on CAN after their 60% plummet?

    November 28, 2019 by

    CAN The Australian medicinal cannabis market is speculative, volatile, and dependent on the anticipated growth in demand. Cann Group Limited’s recent plummet captures the current market conditions perfectly. The key two hurdles preventing risk in the medicinal cannabis market include: Understanding the genetic makeup of cannabis mixtures for medical conditions Having healthy financials To understand… Read more

  • Westpac “missed” 23 million breaches of anti-money laundering. Here’s why I would NOT buy Westpac shares .

    November 26, 2019 by

    We all know Westpac as one of the “big four” banks that run Australia’s personal banking industry. Many of you may use the Westpac service yourself, yet what you may not know is that Westpac has been accused of turning a blind eye to over 23 million accounts of money laundering, sex trafficking and terrorism financing. Making… Read more

  • What is Next for Appen come 2020? Is it still a viable investment ?

    November 22, 2019 by

    As one of the most discussed up and coming Australian companies this year , there is no doubt many people believe Appen will continue to rise come 2020. The artificial intelligence company has seen major success with their language tech data selling it to companies and government agencies across the globe. Appen boasts an impressive market cap of $3.18… Read more

  • Does IMU’s 2020 cancer ‘cure’ clinical trials hold exponential stock growth?

    November 20, 2019 by

    Is there a cure for cancer? A question that instantly makes the scientific world wonder. However, creating a viable solution to cancer is difficult to prove. Because biotechnological and medical companies need proven data to illustrate how their vaccine/drug eradicates cancer. Today we are discussing whether Imugene Ltd has investment potential. Imugene is an Australian… Read more

  • Charter Hall one of Australia’s most successful property fund managers?

    November 19, 2019 by

    Charter Hall is one of Australia’s leading property fund managers. This property giant has over 28 years of experience in investment properties and Unlisted funds across the sectors of industrial, retail, commercial, and social infrastructure. The Charter Hall Group (CHC) is listed on the ASX. Whereas Charter Hall Direct (CHD) is a fund manager for… Read more

  • Breakdown of Unlisted Funds and why it may be a good investment.

    November 19, 2019 by

    Financial distress. A significant problem facing young investors. There are many avenues investors can choose to solve this problem. Investment properties, Stapled Vehicles and AREITs (Australian Real Estate Investment) are proven methods to possibly obtain a passive income and thus open the gateway to financial freedom. Besides the above property investments, Unlisted funds (trusts) is… Read more

  • Are stapled vehicles a promising property investment?

    November 17, 2019 by

      So far YIG has released articles pertaining to Investment properties and AREITS, AREIT Goodman Group. Today we will be breaking down the components of a stapled vehicle. A stapled vehicle is a type of internal management. So why call it stapled? Because the two investment vehicles being a Trust and a company is bound… Read more

  • Why did NHL skyrocket by 1100% in 2 weeks?

    November 16, 2019 by

    The therapeutic landscape is changing. Now applications on iPhones are being used to treat medical illnesses. Who would have thought? Novita healthcare (NHL) is an Australian medical technology company. Novita is striving to position itself at the forefront of this newly emerging landscape, by commercialising its application Teaching Attention Learning Initiative (TALI). TALI is a… Read more

  • ECS Botanics surges by 46%, is time running out to buy into this emerging HEMP winner?

    November 8, 2019 by

    Yesterday ECS Botanics Holdings Ltd surged by 46.6%. But why? Before we answer this all-important cannabis investment question, you must understand the background of ECS Botanics first. ECS is a Tasmanian manufacturer, producer, and supplier of industrial hemp. ECS Botanics wholesales products such as raw hemp oil and hemp flour and retails products ranging from… Read more

  • ZIP Co Ltd : Is it a time to join the ZIP train or was UBS right ?

    November 3, 2019 by

    ZIP Co LTD , an Australian finance company has seen phenomenal stock growth since January this year , posting a 500% increase from January to October 2019 . As at market close  November 1 , ZIP is currently priced at $3.80 with an impressive Yearly return of 295.83% (Z1P Motley) . ZIP’s astronomical growth is as a result of it’s revenue growth averaging… Read more

  • Was Winx safer than an investment fund ?

    October 26, 2019 by

    For the enjoyment of aussie punters across Australia , I wanted to write a less serious article that I think alot of people will enjoy . Winx was an Australian Thouroughbred deemed to be the greatest and most reliable horse of our time with 33 consecutive wins and a win rate of 87% over 43… Read more

  • Cann Group losing value as bearish market trend sets in – How much more will investors take?

    October 25, 2019 by

    Introduction Cann Group (CAN) Cann Group (CAN) is an Australian medicinal cannabis company. Cann aims to research, cultivate, and manufacture a range for medicinal cannabis products for patients in Australia and Globally. The medicinal cannabis market does not have legal hurdles. The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) allows cannabis for palliative care, chronic pain, nausea, vomiting,… Read more

  • AREIT MARKET MOVERS: Goodman Group (GMG)

    October 14, 2019 by

    In previous article, an AREIT is an Australian Real Estate Investment Trust that owns and usually operates a portfolio of income-producing property. Goodman Group (GMG) is a real estate group that invest in industrial property. They operate throughout Australia, New Zealand, Asia, Europe, UK, North America and Brazil. GMG’s performance in terms of operating profits have… Read more

  • AusCann holds major potential in Australian medicinal market?

    October 10, 2019 by

    Short Intro on medicinal cannabis Medicinal cannabis, unlike HEMP and recreational, already has the legislative framework for pharmaceutical companies to prescribe to patients. Medicinal cannabis (CBD) is from both the Indica (High THC – narcotic effect) and the Sativa plant (Low to zero THC – no narcotic effect). CBD oil can significantly relieve the pain… Read more

  • Let’s Talk Money : The future is climate financing

    September 22, 2019 by

    Whether you believe in the threat of Global warming or not , it is without a doubt the number one talking point within the political arena . Climate financing is the movement towards a more efficient , low carbon global economy which will be financed by a movement of major investment firms and governments around… Read more

  • Breaking down the fundamentals of financial derivatives

    September 20, 2019 by

    What is a Derivative Security? A Derivative Security is a financial instrument whose value depends on the underlying asset. Examples of Derivative Securities are: Futures Forwards Options Swaps Examples of Underlying Assets are: Financial Securities Stocks Bonds Currencies Stock indices Commodities Metals (copper, gold, silver) Agricultural (corn, cotton, orange juice, coffee, cattle) Wood Energy Oil… Read more

  • How Brexit will effect your portfolio

    September 18, 2019 by

    Brexit, Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union (EU), became official when 52% voted to leave in the 2016 referendum. Britain was to leave the EU by the 29thof March 2019. However, Brexit is delayed, and uncertain, as British politicians attempt to make a deal with the EU. Hard Brexit In this scenario, Britain would make… Read more

  • Factors influencing the value of currency

    September 9, 2019 by

    Do you ever hear people say the EURO or the Australian dollar has fallen, but never knew why? This article will explore some of the critical factors that impact the value of a currency:  Inflation, Interest rates, government debt, political stability, and speculation. Inflation rates  Inflation is the rise in prices of a country’s goods and… Read more

  • Introduction into the Foreign Exchange market

    September 1, 2019 by

    Forex or Foreign exchange is a 24hr (excluding weekends) market place that determines the exchange rate for global currencies. Fx, in comparison to the stock market, only requires a $100 minimum buy-in. Making it easier for young investors to enter the market. Within the Fx, no currency moves in isolation. Currencies are always valued in relation to… Read more

  • A-REITS WORTH INVESTING IN?

    August 20, 2019 by

    What is an A-REITs? A-REIT is short for Australian Real Estate Investment Trusts. These REIT’s own a portfolio of properties, ranging from shopping malls, apartment buildings, warehouses to service stations. Examples of an Australian REIT and to watch are Goodman Group (GMG), Scentre Group (SCG), Dexus (DXS), The GPT Group (GPT), Vicinity Centres (VCX), Stockland… Read more

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