Australian (ASX) Stock Market Forum


  1. TraderJimmy

    International vs. Local trading - costs and traps?

    As I research and backtest strategies, as well as paper trading - I'm starting to think ahead to when I will take the plunge on a system that I'm comfortable with. One area I'm unsure of is the cost (and other) implications for trading on international exchanges (eg NYSE) as opposed to Local...
  2. B

    NDQ.AX vs QQQ when USD is strong

    I was wondering if anyone could educate me, with the USD being so strong against the AUD currently, does it make a difference if I buy NDQ.AX or QQQ? I mean, is my AUD capital going just as far when purchasing each ETF? I currently only trade international shares, have allocations in QQQ, VGT...
  3. A

    Own international shares directly, without broker, DRS

    You bought shares with a broker and think shares are yours. But in most cases they are not yours. You don't own shares you bought, broker owns it, you own only entitlement to that shares. And in some cases, it may go bad and you may end up with entitlement to nothing. I'm thinking what would be...
  4. S

    What non-Australian trading jobs should I apply for?

    Hi guys, Currently applying for all the aussie trading graduate jobs that I can (graduate end of this year with a math degree). My question is, is there any point applying to non Australian jobs? My university is about rank 7, so its not incredible, although I do have really, really good...
  5. Mr_D

    Calling Any Traders In Perth, WA

    Hi Guys, Is there any traders/investors on here that live in Perth, or northern suburbs of Perth that have experience in trading or investing? If so and are willing to offer help and advice, please let me know as I am after some local help. Cheers D
  6. R

    International Dividend Investors Living Abroad

    Hi everyone Are there any about that can offer guidance on nomadic banking solutions for international dividend investors? I'll be living abroad next year, off dividends derived from international stocks, but remain an AU resident (at least for the first few years) My plan thus far is to open...
  7. N

    Cheap international broker for limited trading activity?

    Hi everyone, I am new to the forum and buying shares. I am looking for the cheapest broker to buy $2k usd stock in NYSE. I know which stock I want to buy and I hope to keep the stock for about 10-20 years. I am looking for a broker which has the lowest broker fees for international shares and...
  8. SirRumpole

    International Politics

    We think Trump is a loony, what about this bloke ? Philippines presidential candidate: I'll pardon myself for mass murder
  9. J

    Investing in the TWSE

    Hey, I'm looking to invest in HTC on the TWSE. I've done some research online but I can't seem to find a means to do so. I'm a reasonably amateur investor so any advice would be super appreciated! Cheers!
  10. S

    Australian residents prohibited from buying foreign bonds?

    I've had some chats with two Interactive Brokers' customer support reps about why I am unable to see the "Fixed income" category in the trading configurations settings. According to both of them, Australians are not allowed to trade in bonds due to "regulatory issues" but they were not able to...
  11. M

    Is it still taxable income in Oz when trading online from Bali?

    Hi I will be asking the ATO anyway, but given previous experience they probably wont know and will default to 'you must pay tax' answers. I am an Australian Citizen and use and for my online trading while living in Australia. I am about to move to Bali for at least...
  12. C

    Investing overseas

    I'm new to investing overseas and am trying to get some ideas on where to invest. Are there any recommended sources??? Also is there a cheaper option to trade than the $70 which Commsec charges? Thanks
  13. W

    Broker for buying stocks on NASDAQ and NYSE

    I'm looking to buy some stock for long term, probably will make about 5 transactions per year, what would be a good broker for this? Commsec would have been convenient since I've already got an account but I've heard Commsec is expensive if you're not really trading frequently because of ongoing...
  14. A

    Broker for U.S. and Singapore exchanges?

    Hi, just looking for some info, does anyone know of any online broker that lets me buy singapore and u.s exchanges? Who would you recommend? Also I noticed some of them charge .1% a year for international holdings, are there any that don't? Also what are the tax implications I should know?
  15. C

    Trading penny stocks: Where to start?

    Hey, after searching the Internet for answers and not really finding what I was looking for, I have decided to ask people who actually have experience in this field, you guys. So obviously I am a complete beginner and had a go at using CMC demo, which I actually found frustrating as it couldnt...
  16. S

    International bank transfers

    I was wondering what is the best/cheapest way to transfer money abroad. I generally send small amounts <$5000 if that makes a difference. Any suggestions are welcomed. Does anyone have thoughts on online services i.e.