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Patrick Poke

Saxo Capital Markets share their outrageous predictions for 2017, Andrew Fleming looks at the key issues for Aussie equities in the year ahead, TS Lim explains why he likes Westpac best, and this week's Buy Hold Sell. Here are four things you shouldn't miss this weekend. Show More

Patrick Poke

Peter Quinton shares his latest ‘Quintessential’ stocks, Miles Staude discusses three big risks to markets, and Daniel Mueller assesses the threat posed by Amazon. Here are three things you should read this weekend. Show More

Patrick Poke

Stephen Roberts says housing is coming off the boil, Fidelity’s tips on surviving the next crisis, Anton Tagliaferro talks yield stocks, and Marcus Tuck shares the results of his ASX 100 Growth & Yield screen. Here are four things you should read this weekend. Show More

Patrick Poke

This week was all about central banks, as both the BoJ and the Federal Reserve met. Global markets seemed to like the news well, with the MSCI All Countries World Index up 2.3% for the week so far. Moving on from central banks; Market Matters explains TPG’s 27% fall, Tren... Show More

Patrick Poke

This week, all eyes were on US bond markets & the upcoming FOMC 'will they or won't they' meeting. This is likely to continue at least until the meeting on the 20th & 21st. For the record, futures markets are implying just a 12% chance of an interest rate rise... Show More

Patrick Poke

Morgans’ five top large-cap picks for September, Chris Stott shares some overheated sectors, Giselle Roux from Escala Partners says yield stocks are overpriced, and nine top-performing LICs. Here are four things you should read this weekend. Show More

Patrick Poke

It's been a long month, but reporting season finally drew to a close this week. With a lack of stock discussion around as most analysts are neck-deep in annual reports, the attention has again turned to housing this week, as strong growth in approvals drew investors' attention. Stephen Roberts thinks... Show More

Patrick Poke

Despite (or perhaps because of?) being the final full week of Reporting Season, it's been a slow week in the markets. Even the Bloomberg editors thought so, as they released multiple articles this week lamenting how quiet markets were. There's no need to join them, however, as we've got your... Show More

Patrick Poke

This week on Livewire we had nearly 100 wires posted, while all of them are worth reading, some of them stand out. Satyajit Das sees another crisis brewing, Marcus Padley says the market’s got it wrong on the banks, and Karl Siegling shares some winners from a lower AUD... Here... Show More

Patrick Poke

Each week we get up to 100 wires submitted by our contributors. While each one is worth reading, there are some that stand out. This week, Hamish Douglass thinks this time really could be different, read everything you need to know about reporting season, and the banks are 'under pressure'.... Show More

Patrick Poke

It's been a quiet week on the ASX as companies are in blackout pre-reporting, many fund managers take a break for school holidays, and LIC providers prepare for their monthly updates next week. The ASX 200 was relatively flat, down 0.4% at the time of writing, having not risen or... Show More

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Starting this Saturday morning, we'll be making available our Weekly Wires, a wrap-up of the week's big events and the content Livewire readers found most interesting. The email is designed for those investors who want to stay in touch with the markets but don't require a daily update. The note... Show More

Patrick Poke

Another week, another rally in commodities. Iron ore in China hit 487 Yuan in China on the 21st of April, which translates to around $75 US/t, nearly 50% up over three months. Not all the iron ore miners have benefitted from the rally, with The West Australian reporting this week... Show More

Patrick Poke

Markets rallied strongly right around the world this week, no doubt bringing relief to retail investors and money managers alike. Some commentators continue to say it’s just a relief rally, but as many markets set new highs for the year, the bears are getting quieter. The rally was largely on... Show More

Patrick Poke

2016 may only be 3 months old, but it feels like enough has happened to fill up a year. After the collapse of China’s share market starting from the first trading day of the year, global markets followed, and by mid-February, many markets were staring down the barrel of a... Show More

Patrick Poke

It’s been a short and a quiet week on the ASX, there’s not been a lot of new data out, and the ASX has ambled lower without any obvious motivation. Globally, Brussels (the home of the EU) was at the centre of attention this week, with fears of a ‘Brexit’... Show More