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August 21, 2017

Video: The key level that will say “Sell the US market”

Michael Gable is an expert guest commentator for the Finance News Network. This video is dated 21 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 18, 2017

How we anticipated the 10% drop in QBE

QBE has had a horror week where it is now down 10% from where it was trading only 2 days ago. Only a couple of days before this we put out a chart to our clients with a warning that QBE would fall towards $10.80. At time of writing, that is exactly where QBE is now trading. This short video
August 15, 2017

Is now the time to be adding gold to your portfolio?

Gold is traditionally used as safe haven investment to hedge against a falling market. As the USD dollar market continues to fall, the popularity of gold will continue to rise. The markets have recently been experiencing some very turbulent times of late as tension grows between North Korea and the United States. These factors will encourage investors to invest in
August 14, 2017

Video: Recent warnings now playing out in markets?

Michael Gable is an expert guest commentator for the Finance News Network. This video is dated 14 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
August 9, 2017

Key medical-device stocks a picture of health

This post formed the basis of an article that appeared in the August 2017 edition of the ASX Investor Update on 8 August 2017. Michael Gable is a regular expert contributor to the ASX. You can access the ASX version of the article HERE.   The S&P/ASX 200 Health Care Sector index reached record highs in June this year. It is continuing an incredible run
August 7, 2017

How the High Australian Dollar Will Affect Each Sector

The Australian dollar has recently surpassed US$0.80. Once of the reasons is that after the latest speech by US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, investors believed the US will not hike rates as aggressively as first thought. The market therefore decided to invest in other higher yielding countries other than US. Also, investors are starting to believe the pro-growth ideas
August 7, 2017

Video: CBA – Does the chart say “sell”?

Michael Gable is an expert guest commentator for the Finance News Network. This video is dated 7 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
August 1, 2017

Too late to buy FMG? Not according to the chart

The last several weeks has seen Fortescue (FMG) bounce strongly from nearly $4.50 to over $5.80. Some analysts are getting nervous with the iron ore price up here, but is there even more upside for FMG? We have seen some huge moves in the price of iron ore during the last 12 months. Measured in $US/tonne, we’ve seen it rally
August 1, 2017

What You Need to Know About Sector Rotation

The share price of a stock is driven by the earnings generated by a company. However, the state of the economy has a huge impact on the earnings of a company. Stocks in different sectors react differently to the various economic cycles. A profitable strategy is to purchase stocks which perform best in these different economic cycles. A strategy of
July 31, 2017

Video: Charts suggesting a peak in US markets?

Michael Gable is an expert guest commentator for the Finance News Network. This video is dated 31 July 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
July 31, 2017

Share tips – 31 July 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 31 July 2017. You can access the full version of the article HERE.   BUY RECOMMENDATIONS BPT The chart for BPT is a textbook example of a stock finding a low and preparing to rally. In the last few weeks, BPT
July 26, 2017

A brief analysis of Nufarm as an opportunity

The following is a small extract taken from a research report sent to our clients on 11 July 2017. Nufarm (NUF) is a Melbourne-based crop protection and specialist seeds companies. The Company produces products to help farmers protect their crops against damage caused by weeds, pests and disease. The Company’s sales are exposed to demand from the agricultural sector of
July 24, 2017

Video: Our market is only days away from a big move

Michael Gable is an expert guest commentator for the Finance News Network. This video is dated 24 July 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
July 24, 2017

Will You Have Enough to Retire and How Shares Can Get You There

Statistics show that three in five Australians feel they do not have enough money to retire. This mortgage choice survey also identified that 54 per cent of Australians start planning for retirement when they are over 50 years old. These are alarming figures if you want to retire on a comfortable level. Below is a guideline set by the ASFA
July 19, 2017

How External Elements Can Impact Stock Prices

Just as internal factors such as management and earnings can play a part in how a stock price moves, external circumstances also play a major part. Identifying these events would be useful to investors to assist them in predicting stock price movements. Below is a beginner’s guide of external elements which can cause changes in stock prices. Interest Rates: Interest