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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, Harvey Norman announced their full year results. NPAT was up a staggering 29 per
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, Macquarie Group was then heavily sold down (circled). This price action on the shares clearly suggests that the all the upside was factored in. And therefore means that the stock was too expensive. Since then, it has been struggling and we can see some lower highs and lower lows
August 28, 2017
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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

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
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
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