Australian (ASX) Stock Market Forum


  1. Frankieplus

    Selling and buying in the same 'climate'

    Hi all, Sorry for my posts recently I keep coming up with questions but I'm almost at the end I've become very comfortable with investing now.. . :) I know I should know this but I want to make sure... Is it normal practise and ok to sell and buy again in the same 'market' for the purpose of...
  2. A

    I assume price swings indicate a stock is being bought and sold?

    Silly question but I assume when the charts go from one figure to another that indicates trades are being made to change the price... I was recently looking at a chart for a small cap company trading for 1cent & on some days the high was 2cent. This looks to happen daily so I would assume that...
  3. R

    Letting profits run versus selling at target price

    Funny you brought this up Julia this has been in my thoughts for a while now. Having never used stop losses lately I have been considering the possibility of using a trailing stop to sell when one of my more liquid holdings reaches my calculation of fair to over valued. To date this has not...
  4. Steve C

    Buying and selling off announcements vs. T/A

    Hi All, Just a point of discussion, do many of you here use the technique of buying/selling on the back of positive/negative announcements? It would seem that at times if you could get in quick there would be plenty of money to be made... Another question, how does T/A link in to these...
  5. J

    Buying a share and selling next day

    I have just retired and would like to trade on the stock market. In the past I have bought shares mainly for their dividend, but now I would like to maybe create an income stream and am wondering how you can buy a share on one day and sell it the next day when settlement is always 5 days after...
  6. exgeo

    Hedge fund selling targets (oversold = bargain?)

    I have noticed a couple of stocks I hold Compass Resources (CMR) and Arc Petroleum (ARQ) both recently put out "ceasing to be a substantial shareholder" notices, which with a little Googling proved to be hedge funds. Both of these companies IMHO have been sold down far below fundamental...