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Sunset Strip > Trading Day Wrap From Blue Ocean 20170524

Mathan Somasundaram

Local market moved up in the morning on weak global sentiment before getting hammered by Moody downgrading China. Market tried hard after that news to make a slight recovery and close in the positive. The best performers were Industrials, Staples and Telcos while Gold, Miners and Utilities were the worst... Show More

Livewire readers’ best and worst picks

Livewire Exclusive

With the end of the year in sight, it’s time to check in again on how the Livewire readers’ 2016 stock picks are tracking. The biggest observation is the pullback in the YTD mean performance across the sample, from 18.3% (Oct 19th) to 8.7% (Dec 5th). Only 35% of stocks... Show More

Livewire readers’ ten favourite wires

Alex Cowie

This report bundles your 10 favourite wires from the 340 published by our contributors in October, with wires on LICs, tech, telco, property, and quality smallcaps featuring strongly. The stock-picking skills of Livewire readers were also on display with an 18% gain year-to-date for stocks tipped at the start of... Show More

When to close a short position

Hugh Dive

Short-sellers are frequently derided as vultures, criminals, pessimists or un-Australian, in reality, shorting stocks is a stressful and often lonely way to make money in the market. When a fund manager makes the correct shorting decision, there are never glowing pieces in the financial press with a satisfied looking CEO... Show More