Macroeconomic

3 steps to make money with options

Scott Shuttleworth

How can investors generate returns regardless of which way the market moves? In today’s article, I review the unique process which Vega Capital uses to achieve this goal. Show More

India is NOT the next China

Mugunthan Siva

The exciting story surrounding emerging markets has been the rise of two economic powerhouses, India and China. Whilst both countries share some basic similarities, they differ in many significant ways, most importantly stock market returns. In this wire, we articulate how they differ and what investors should expect going forward. Show More

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Standing on the outside looking in: "Angry Avocados" & Australian housing

Chad Slater

Brunch and the hashtag "#angryavos" has swept through the Australian press this week after Bernard Salt suggested forgoing $22 brunches was the solution to the millennials housing woes. The response article on the Guardian, pointing out that it would take 175 years of forgone brunch to save a deposit, has... Show More

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In the balance

Stephen Roberts

The Australian economy is showing signs of growing at an acceptably firm pace over the medium term and with inflation starting to lift towards the RBA’s 2-3% target according to recent commentaries by the RBA including the speech given by Governor Philip Lowe yesterday. There are several key assessments and... Show More

Why China will determine Australian House Prices

Stephen Roberts

Persistently strong growth in house prices in Melbourne and Sydney continue to drive up approvals to build new homes, especially approvals to build multi-occupancy home units. The latest August home building approvals numbers released yesterday were again surprisingly strong showing seasonally adjusted approvals at 20,788, only slightly down on the... Show More