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Reasons why the stock market is going up despite slow growth

Share markets at the moment do not seem to make any sense to the average investor. The S&P/ASX 200 has almost hit its highest point since 2007 yet economic growth has been subdued for a while. So why has the stock market been so bullish when the economy has been weak? 1.Low interest rates Investors are looking for asset classes which generate high returns. Low interest rates mean government bonds were returning very low rates of returns. Bank deposits don’t …

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Video: Buy signal alert for Sydney Airport shares

Michael Gable is an expert guest commentator for the Finance News Network, presenting “Stock Watch” each week – covering stock tips and shares on the Australian market (ASX). This video is dated 15 July 2019.  Shares covered: (ASX:SYD), (ASX:FMG), (ASX:KAR), (ASX:MGX) Click on the image below to access the video on the FNN site: Current share prices available here. You can learn more about technical analysis in this article.  An 8-week FREE TRIAL to The Dynamic Investor can be found HERE.   …

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“Your Stock Request” – 11 July 2019

“Your Stock Request” is a weekly video where we analyse share price charts for stocks on the Australian market (ASX) as requested by you! Email us at mail@fairmontequities.com with your stock request. Limit of one per person, no guarantee of a mention. This week’s stock request: (ASX:WPL), (ASX:CGF), (ASX:ANO), (ASX:CSV), (ASX:BMN) Michael Gable is managing director of Fairmont Equities.   Latest prices available on the ASX website. You can learn more about technical analysis in this article.  An 8-week FREE …

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Strategies to stimulate the economy

When growth and inflation are at low levels, central banks and governments can use various methods to stimulate the economy to increase inflation, increase spending, and increase employment. Here are some of the strategies that can be undertaken to achieve economy growth. Lowering Interest Rates When the central bank lowers the interest rate, it wants to change the behaviour of borrowers and lenders by making loans cheaper for individuals and businesses. The Reserve Banks of Australia (RBA) has the goal …

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This tech stock is still cheap and has further upside

Tech stocks on the ASX have run hard during the last few years. Yet we have found one that is still cheap and has more upside to come. After a challenging period over the last 12 months, underlined by management changes, leadership uncertainty, unexpected profit downgrades and cashflow concerns, Integrated Research (ASX:IRI) appears to have turned a corner. We looked at the stock 5 weeks ago in The Dynamic Investor. Since then it has gone up 15% but we believe …

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