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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 steadily increased, this is by no means guaranteed.  Outside Sydney and Melbourne, property prices have fallen significantly in Perth by …

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Video: Charts for BHP and the banks

Michael Gable is an expert guest commentator for the Finance News Network. This video is dated 15 May 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 8 weeks of our client research for free! Otherwise you can email Michael Gable directly at michael@fairmontequities.com Disclaimer: The information in this article …

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Why Medium Term Trading is the Best Strategy

The definition of a day trader is someone who buys and sells stocks within the same trading day. Research show that 4 out of 5 people lose money day trading and only 1 in 100 do it well enough to live off the proceeds.  A day trader must live off their profits as well as risk their own capital to make these profits. High transaction costs such as brokerage can erode the profits generated from these day traders. Long term …

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Top agriculture stocks to grow your wealth

This post formed the basis of an article that appeared in the May 2017 edition of the ASX Investor Update on 9 May 2016. Michael Gable is a regular expert contributor to the ASX. You can access the ASX version of the article HERE.   For a number of years now, investors have known of Australia’s growing reputation as the “future food bowl of Asia”. We have a history of digging stuff out of the ground and selling it overseas. But it can be argued …

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Share tips

Share tips – 8 May 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 8 May 2017. You can access the full version of the article HERE.   Buy recommendations WEB WEB has been trending strongly for two years now, except for a big sell-off in November last year. After that price drop, the share price rallied back up again but has been drifting a little lower since February. This congestion under the 2016 is actually …

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