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October 30, 2017

Video: Origin Energy poised to break higher

Michael Gable is an expert guest commentator for the Finance News Network. This video is dated 30 October 2017. Click on the image below to access the video:     Did you like this video? Share this page on Facebook and Twitter! Sign up to our newsletter. It comes out every week and its free! You can leave your email with us
October 30, 2017
Evan Lucas

Macro-Micro: inflation mystique & Bank set up

The macro data this week is basically all international – CPI being the key to everything there and will produce inferred and trade implications. There is a clear mystique to the inflation spiral the globe finds itself in. On the micro front – Bank: Buy the rumour, Sell the fact set up is playing out faster than expected. Macro stuff:
October 26, 2017
Your Stock Request

“Your Stock Request” – 25 October 2017

“Your Stock Request” is a weekly video where we analyse stocks 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 stocks: BHP, RIO, AXP, TWE, VRL Michael Gable is managing director of Fairmont Equities. Sign up to our newsletter. It comes out every week and
October 26, 2017

The challenges and opportunities for Pact Group

Pact Group Holdings (PGH) is a provider of consumer and industrial packaging solutions in Australasia and Asia. The Company operates across seven countries and is the largest supplier of rigid plastics packaging in Australia and NZ, with an estimated 40% market share. PGH specialises in the manufacture and supply of: rigid plastic and metal packaging; materials handling solutions and recycling
October 25, 2017

An update on the chart for BHP

Brokers are once again bullish on BHP (ASX: BHP), despite the shares underperforming the market during the last couple of weeks. Twelve-month targets average near the $30 mark, suggesting some decent upside from here. However, do we need to be worried about BHP’s recent underperformance? What do the charts say about BHP? Is $30 a realistic target, or are we
October 23, 2017

An Introduction to Fibonacci Retracements

Who was Fibonacci? Guglielmo Fibonacci was an Italian mathematician born in Pisa, Italy in 1175AD who introduced the Fibonacci numbers. He has been hailed as the greatest European mathematician of the middle ages. When Fibonacci was young, he travelled with his father who was a merchant through the Eastern Mediterranean and North Africa. It was during his travels that he
October 23, 2017

Video: A charting view of the Aussie market

Michael Gable is an expert guest commentator for the Finance News Network. This video is dated 23 October 2017. Click on the image below to access the video:   Did you like this video? Share this page on Facebook and Twitter! Sign up to our newsletter. It comes out every week and its free! You can leave your email with us via
October 23, 2017
Evan Lucas

Macro-Micro: Market life certainties: Banks (earnings) and Inflation (or not)

Big macro data piece for Australia this week – The RBA’s number one mandate is to maintain core inflation between 2% and 3%. Therefore, Wednesday’s CPI release will provide backing to the thesis that the RBA is out of the market for the foreseeable future as Australia’s CPI remains well below the target band. To give the colour needed to
October 19, 2017
Your Stock Request

“Your Stock Request” – 18 October 2017

“Your Stock Request” is a weekly video where we analyse stocks 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 stocks: XJO, TAW, ALL, VOC, ORG, MSB   Michael Gable is managing director of Fairmont Equities. Sign up to our newsletter. It comes out every
October 18, 2017

Proposed changes to Private Health Insurance: Impact on NIB

The Federal Government recently proposed changes to private health insurance, which is expected to result in up to $1 billion of claims savings over the first four years of operation. This is mainly through a reduction in prices paid for medical devices and prosthesis. The measures are designed to simplify and homogenise the products across providers. It will also allow
October 16, 2017

Video: The QBE chart continues to look ugly

Michael Gable is an expert guest commentator for the Finance News Network. This video is dated 16 October 2017. Click on the image below to access the video:   Did you like this video? Share this page on Facebook and Twitter! Sign up to our newsletter. It comes out every week and its free! You can leave your email with us via
October 16, 2017
Evan Lucas

Macro-Micro: 3 things to watch this week – 16 Oct 2017

In terms of activity, the last two weeks have been rather ‘beige’ in my opinion – plenty point out that the US is making new record highs across their major three indices, that the ASX hit a four-month high and is threatening to break out to the up side while volatility high yearly lows and is bordering on ‘extreme’ complacency –
October 16, 2017
Share tips

Share tips – 16 October 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 16 October 2017. You can access the full version of the article HERE. Buy Recommendations PME After peaking in July 2016, they underwent a consolidation against the prior uptrend. We can now finally see PME break out of this consolidation on
October 16, 2017

The relationship between bonds, interest rates, and stocks

What are bonds? When you purchase shares, you are essential purchasing a part ownership in a company. Bonds on the other hand are debt obligations. A buyer of a bond is a lender, they are lending their money to a company or government in exchange for interest payments. A buyer of a $1,000 bond with a coupon of 5 percent
October 11, 2017

Determining an investment opportunity with Mirvac

After reporting well in August, Mirvac (MGR) is now trading near multi-year highs. Do the fundamentals stack up at these pricing levels, and what are the charts suggesting for an entry level? The fundamental viewpoint Mirvac’s EPS growth guidance of 6-8% for FY18 implies another year of strong EPS growth. While there are market concerns around a weaker level of