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May 19, 2017

Shares vs Property – Which produces greater returns?

Property has been a major source of wealth building over the last couple of decades.  And has been the vehicle of choice for “Mum & Dad” investors. But is this growth sustainable?  And how does Property as an investment stack up against Shares in the medium to long term? The answer to the first is while historically property prices have
September 20, 2017

Transurban chart to take the scenic route

There’s a lot to like about Transurban (TCL), but not the way that has traded in the last few days. This begs the question that, despite all the pundits loving it, do we buy it at $12, or can we get it closer to $10? Imagine that, grabbing TCL when it is trading near $10 with a yield of over
September 18, 2017

Video: These stocks are ready to rally

Michael Gable is an expert guest commentator for the Finance News Network. This video is dated 18 September 2017. Click on the image below to access the video:     Michael Gable is managing director of Fairmont Equities. Sign up to our newsletter. It comes out every week and its free! You can leave your email with us via the form on
September 18, 2017

What type of stocks to buy in a high inflation environment

The world has seen unprecedented levels of money printing since the depths of the GFC. Along with record low interest rates, many investors are concerned that this can only lead to one thing – inflation. If this is the case, then the value of some investments (such as cash) may be eroded. It is therefore important to recognise which asset
September 18, 2017

Share tips – 18 September 2017

Michael Gable is an expert guest commentator for the stock market newsletter thebull.com.au. This post is an extract from the newsletter dated 18 September 2017. You can access the full version of the article HERE. Buy Recommendations GXY GXY is on the move and a few weeks ago it finally broke the downtrend which had been in place all year. We should now
September 13, 2017

At what level does Harvey Norman become a buy?

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 year results. NPAT was up a staggering 29 per cent
September 11, 2017

Video: Can the rally in BHP continue?

Michael Gable is an expert guest commentator for the Finance News Network. This video is dated 11 September 2017. Click on the image below to access the video:     Michael Gable is managing director of Fairmont Equities. Make sure you bookmark our main blog page and come back regularly to check out the other articles and videos. You can also sign up
September 6, 2017

Qantas to lower the landing gear?

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, has seen the share price of Qantas (QAN) do remarkably
September 4, 2017

Video: Charting levels for gold stocks

Michael Gable is an expert guest commentator for the Finance News Network. This video is dated 4 September 2017. Click on the image below to access the video:     Michael Gable is managing director of Fairmont Equities. Make sure you bookmark our main blog page and come back regularly to check out the other articles and videos. You can also sign up
September 1, 2017

Finding Opportunities in a Low Growth Environment

Looking for investment opportunities in a low growth environment can be very challenging as Australian companies are not experiencing the same levels of growth as before. However, there are still opportunities around – you just have to look a little harder. Here we have outlined a starting point on where you need to look in order to discover trading opportunities
August 30, 2017

Macquarie Group shares to slide further

After peaking in early May on the day of their results, MQG was then heavily sold down (circled). This suggests that the all the upside was factored in and that the stock was too expensive. Since then, it has been struggling and we can see some lower highs and lower lows starting to set it. Looking at the chart, we
August 28, 2017

Share tips – 28 August 2017

Michael Gable is an expert guest commentator for the stock market newsletter thebull.com.au. This post is an extract from the newsletter dated 28 August 2017. You can access the full version of the article HERE. Buy Recommendations ORA ORA has been trending higher ever since it first listed in 2013. After peaking a year ago, it then started to trade sideways to consolidate
August 28, 2017

Tips to avoid losing money in the stock market

Investing in the stock market is more like a marathon than a sprint. It is not a get quick rich scheme so investors should not expect to earn money overnight. Success in the stock market comes from careful planning and education and the ability to stay emotion free when making decisions. See below some tips on how to avoid losing
August 28, 2017

Video: Santos shares have more upside from here

Michael Gable is an expert guest commentator for the Finance News Network. This video is dated 28 August 2017. Click on the image below to access the video:   Michael Gable is managing director of Fairmont Equities. Make sure you bookmark our main blog page and come back regularly to check out the other articles and videos. You can also sign up for
August 23, 2017

How the IAG chart gave us clues to avoid it

IAG reported today and the share price tumbled. At one stage it was down 10%. In our weekly research that we send to clients, we warned a week earlier that there was something wrong with the IAG chart. The chart was giving us clues that the market did not like the stock. We had recently warned of upcoming weakness in
August 23, 2017

What to Look Out For When Selecting Stocks

Looking at the fundamentals and technicals of a stock is important and there is more information on those topics in this blog on the following links: https://fairmontequities.com/effective-trading-video-series/ and https://fairmontequities.com/a-beginners-guide-to-financial-ratios/. You can also view how we can combine the two here: https://fairmontequities.com/how-we-work/ Alongside these ideas, there are other some other basic factors to look out for when selecting stocks: Ownership: When