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Michael Gable

Michael is the Managing Director and founder of Fairmont Equities. With over 10 years experience in Financial Services, the majority of his career has been with Novus Capital and Macquarie Bank. His specialty is in derivatives and technical analysis. He uses these skills to help clients with hedging their portfolios and advising them on market timing. Apart from analysis, Michael’s passion lies with forming lasting relationships with his clients and providing each one with a personalised service. Michael is well known in the finance industry through his regular media work on TV, newspapers, and online. Michael is also a former board member of the Australian Technical Analysts Association (ATAA). Michael is RG146 Accredited and holds the following formal qualifications: Bachelor of Engineering, Hons. (University of Sydney); Bachelor of Commerce (University of Sydney); Diploma of Mortgage Lending (Finsia); Diploma of Financial Services [Financial Planning] (Finsia); Completion of ASX Accredited Derivatives Adviser Levels 1 & 2. Fairmont Equities is a share advisory firm assisting Private Clients with the professional management of their share portfolio. We are based in the Sydney CBD but provide services to private clients across Australia. As a firm, we strive to provide our clients with the best possible service while targeting goals of capital protection and portfolio returns. At Fairmont Equities, we believe that the concepts of fundamental analysis and technical analysis of stocks are not mutually exclusive. Regardless of whether you are a trader or long term investor, combining both methods is crucial to success. As a result, the unique analysis of Fairmont Equities is featured regularly in the media.

At what level does Harvey Norman become a buy?

Michael Gable
Michael Gable Fairmont Equities

Retail stock prices have made some large moves during the last few months. We traded the recent bounce in JB Hi-Fi but have since moved on. Harvey Norman (HVN) is the other large retailer that attracts plenty of interest amongst investors. At the end of August, HVN announced their full... Show More

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Qantas to lower the landing gear?

Michael Gable
Michael Gable Fairmont Equities

It can be tough to invest in an airline. Australian airlines have to fight competition from overseas airlines (which are often owned by governments with deep pockets), fluctuating fuel prices and currencies, workers unions, and changing consumer demand. However, recent cost cutting and more attractive fuel prices, amongst other things,... Show More

Woodside about to trigger a BUY on the chart

Michael Gable
Michael Gable Fairmont Equities

Back in August last year we published an article in the Australian Financial Review with our views on the chart for Woodside (WPL) and how it was shaping up as a trade. We noted at the time that WPL was looking positive again and that it should head up towards... Show More

The winners and losers from a downturn in housing

Michael Gable
Michael Gable Fairmont Equities

There has been talk of a housing bubble for many years now. With households highly leveraged, a significant increase in interest rates or high unemployment may have dire consequences on borrowers’ ability to repay their mortgage. But if there was a housing crash, how would this affect our stock market? Show More

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Yes, some clients of ours are shorting NCM through options or CFD's. Others are keen on playing the long side so are waiting on the sidelines for now.

On The short term rally in Newcrest is over -

James, in terms of expectations we'll have to get back to you with specifics, but definitely we want to see the trend more towards upgrades than downgrades, especially at this phase of the cycle. Almost more a game of avoiding the disasters than picking the winners.

On Nice little recovery in the market here today -