fairmont equities

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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How we beat the street

Ninus Kanna
Ninus Kanna Quay Global Investors

How we beat the street. Thursday 21st November was the one-month anniversary of the FE 200 model portfolio. It's been a great month - returning 2.5% more than the ASX 200! This is because of good quality companies with better earnings prospects. But our banking sector call helped a lot... Show More