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Nathan Bell

After eight years of falling interest rates and quantitative easing, most investors are wondering how long before the next great fall and when it will happen, mostly so they can dump their shares and avoid the pain suffered during the GFC. Show More

Robert Frost

US-based technology company, Updater, Inc. (ASX:UPD), had a strong quarter on the back of ongoing penetration of the US mover market and strong validation of its product from its pilot program with US insurance major, Liberty Mutual. Show More

Mary Manning

Korea is the epicentre of escalating geopolitical tensions between the US, China and North Korea yet the KOSPI Index is near all-time highs. EAI analyst Eric Fong recently visited Seoul and the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ). The cosmetics and travel sectors remain poor risk/reward while the technology sector continues to offer... Show More

Gavin Wendt

Anyone even remotely associated with the resource sector is well acquainted with the concept of patience. One interesting quote that probably sums up what’s required is as follows: “Patience is not the ability to wait, but the ability to keep a good attitude while waiting.” Nowhere is this more relevant... Show More

Gavin Wendt

At a time when interest in gold continues to increase due to uncertainty surrounding the global economy, negative interest rates and a potential Brexit, Anova Metals is an emerging junior gold play that's so far gone under the radar as far as many domestic investors are concerned. The reason? The... Show More

John Robertson

The manufacturing conditions index produced by the US Institute of Supply Management has remained in the sub-50 range for four consecutive months after passing through the critical “50” level in October. The chart shows swings in the ISM index and corresponding movements in the S&P 500 share price index... Show More

QMG Insight

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Market Index for October came in at 64 - above the 62 consenus estimate and the highest reported number in a decade... This confidence indicator reinforces our positive stance on the sector which we have been highlighting all year... On top of the... Show More

QMG Insight

North America construction remains a key catalyst, with solid demand for construction equipment on the back of positive momentum in the US housing market...Agricultural equipment remains under pressure based on the most recent QMG data, however volume trends are encouraging...Kubota’s Ag sales have not slowed in line with their peers.... Show More

Nicholas Forsyth

Last night, US stocks had their largest fall in three weeks as strong economic data increased belief that the Fed will commence raising rates in 2015. I remain convinced that the US stock market will fall ~15% in 2015, note last night’s pullback does not represent a “blip” on the... Show More