Australian (ASX) Stock Market Forum


  1. Dominover

    Market vs. AIG PMI - Difference?

    Anyone know why the Market and AIG PMI's give different results? Both manufacturing. What's the difference between the two?
  2. Zaxon

    Do Small Caps Outperform the Market?

    I've run the math to see whether small caps actually outperform the market over a long period of time. I find from 1972-2019, the CAGR (annualized returns) are: US Large Caps: 10.27% US Small Caps: 11.70% US Stock Market: 10.33% So small caps do outperform the rest of the market, albeit they...
  3. G

    Best market commentary

    What’s the best site/twitter feed for up to the minute market commentary? Most sites simply state the obvious eg ‘CBA slipped 1.5%’ without stating why. The other day Westpac shares plumetted 60 cents but I couldn’t see any reason why. Any suggestions as to your favourites much appreciated.
  4. S

    Most stable market

    Today one of my friends told me that Indian market is one of the stable market as per performance analysis for last 10 years. I don't know why he said like that, I need to know more about it from your experience:confused:
  5. basilio

    The new Enron - Implications for the market?

    Some members might be aware of the unravelling of the multi-billion dollar Valeant Pharmaceutical Co. Essentially it looks like re -run of Enron and when one reads what has gone down so far it seems highly unlikely to have a happier ending. This is a company that was valued $90billion...
  6. P

    Is the market now cheap enough to bargain hunt?

    .... and if so, where do you folks think the best bargains are? Are we at an entry point for some of the stocks hit hardest?
  7. L

    Journalist looking for self-funded retiree case study

    I am a journalist with the Sydney Morning Herald and I am on the hunt for self-funded retirees in Sydney or Melbourne who are facing a nervous Chrissie period amid market slumps. As the market goes down what will that mean heading into the new year? If you are/you have any...
  8. M

    Is the ASX affected by American markets?

    Hello, my name is Michael. I'm a first year finance student with a discussion among friends regarding what would happen to the ASX if americas market fell. Is the ASX actually affected by americas markets? if for example a 9/11 happened again to all the markets in america; what would happen...
  9. 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?
  10. Ivan Urupa

    "Forex Levels" - Daily EURUSD and GBPUSD forecast

    Hi all! In this topic, every day, before the opening of the European session I'll publish trading recommendations on two major currency pairs EURUSD and GBPUSD. Analysis and forecasting of currency market is on the system "Forex Levels" which are based on a pair of moving averages, support...
  11. Buddy

    Guvmint Intervention in the Market

    IMO...... It is becomming increasingly obvious that the central guvmint (read krudd) is intent in market intervention to the extent that they (he) will not care if their (his) decisions destroy shareholder value. For example...Telstra..... We all know that the left wing (now) guvmint was...
  12. Naked shorts

    "Betting on the Market" Documentary

    Found this documentary about Wall Street filmed in 1997. Goes into detail about the mutual fund uprising and shows interviews with a few managers (staring Jim Cramer!!) I hope you enjoy the background music as much as I did :D (Links to part 1 of 4)
  13. G

    It gets quiet on ASF when the market goes backwards

    Any one else find it amazing how quiet and subdued it gets on here when the asx is going backwards. Rather funny to watch human nature at work.
  14. I

    The market gives me the sh####

    Well the last week had been more pain than gain with alot of trades getting stopped out. My trailing stop is tight and maybe too tight. I have adjusted the stop to give alittle more room. Being too tight got me out of CFU. Which jumped today up 28%. :banghead: Equity has taken a hit with the...
  15. N

    Market Myths

    No1: Stock ABC has gone up so many %, and its already run so far, surely now its expensive and cant run anymore No2: Stock XYZ has fallen so many %, its looking damn bloody cheap, surely it cant fall anymore These TWO are very common myths. I have seen this attitude (no1) with ZFX and more...
  16. J

    Is the market about to take another HIT?

    1) the index is right on the trend line at the moment. 2) the Fibonacci retracement has reached back to 38.2% of the total length of the correction. 3) Its just slighly above the resistance of 5082.