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What is market breadth?

Technical analysts use various indicators to gauge the sentiment in the market. This can help them determine whether there the stock market is feeling optimistic or pessimistic. In this article we discuss what market breadth means and how to determine its strength. Definition Market breadth can show the strength of the market by looking at how many stocks are increasing in price against how many stocks are decreasing in price. If there are more stocks with increasing stock prices then …

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When is it time to buy Woodside?

We recently reviewed Woodside Petroleum (ASX:WPL) after the Company reported its results for the six months to 30 June 2020 (1H20). With the share price continuing to fall despite some strong fundamental drivers, at what point does WPL become an attractive opportunity? About Woodside Petroleum WPL is an Australian-based exploration and production company. It has a portfolio of producing oil & gas assets. It is the largest independent oil and gas producer in Australia. The Company’s two flagship LNG operations …

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Video: A charting look at the S&P 500

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 7 September 2020.  Shares covered: S&P 500, (ASX:VOC), (ASX:CCP), (ASX:JHG) 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” – 3 September 2020

“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:REA), (ASX:NST), (ASX:JIN), (ASX:AZJ), (ASX:BTH) 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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What is Modern Monetary Theory (MMT)?

Governments can try and stimulate the economy through various methods. One method used is monetary theory which involves increasing the money supply. Governments can adopt monetary policy by decreasing the interest rates, decreasing the reserves which banks are required to hold, or printing more money to increase the supply of money in the economy. However, there is another policy called Modern Monetary Policy which we discuss in this article and we include arguments for and against this theory. What is …

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