Commodity Currencies

August 28, 2014

In my latest Article, titled Commodity Currencies for About.com I look at the Australian and Canadian currencies. These two foreign exchange instruments are highly correlated to commodity prices.  42 more words


Are We At The Beginning Of A Bear Market In Commodity Prices?

August 25, 2014

A cyclical bull market in commodities began right after the start of the new millennium. Many commodity prices zoomed to new actual all-time highs, not adjusted for inflation. 1,205 more words


Portfolio Four Updated August, 2014

Portfolio four is five years old, with the beneficiary contributing $2500 and the trustee $5000, for a total of $7500.  The current value is $10,330, for a gain of $2830 or 37%, which is about 10.9% / year adjusted for the timing of cash flows.   50 more words

Trust Funds

Two questions for Australian investors

Two questions for Australian investors:

  1. Does the graph below show an up-trend?
  2. Would it be a good time to buy this stock?

If your answer to both questions is NO, then why would you consider selling when we invert the price scale? 95 more words

Stock Markets

ASX 200: Three targets converge

The ASX 200 broke resistance at 5590/5600 and is set for a further advance. Recovery of 13-week Twiggs Money Flow above the descending trendline would confirm long-term buying pressure. 83 more words

Stock Markets

Burgernomics: Aussie dollar is just right, says the Big Mac index

by Jared Lynch

Business reporter

July 28, 2014

You may read the article here or click on the link below to go to the full site. 505 more words

First National

BHP fuels ASX 200 surge

A surge in production from miner BHP Billiton — shipping 223 million tonnes in FY 2014 against earlier projections of 207 million tonnes — helped the ASX 200 break through resistance at 5550/5560 today. 64 more words

Stock Markets