What are hybrid securities and how to evaluate them [FEATURED]

Every now and then we do an educational piece on something investment related. In this article, we will talk about hybrid securities and how to evaluate them. Hybrids are named as such because t...

[VIDEO ANALYSIS] Is Queensland Bauxite high on cannabis?

William: Okay, question two. Norman for New South Wales asks, "What do you think about Queensland Bauxite (QBL) getting into medical cannabis?"Shannon: Medicinal cannabis.William: Medicinal, sorry....

Euro Weakens As Brexit Begins, Oil Jumps On Lower Than Anticipated Crude Inventories, ASX Futures +5

An historic moment on Wednesday as EU Council President Donald Tusk was handed a letter from U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May officially giving notice for the U.K’s intention to withdraw from the ...

[VIDEO MARKET WRAP] The Obamacare repeal, Japanese inflation and the week ahead

In this week's Video Market Wrap, James Woods and Richard Sroka discuss what happened with the Obamacare repeal, what to expect from Japanese inflation data and the week of economic data ahead. *Th...

Understanding the ASX opening and closing auctions

Unsurprisingly, many people get confused when it comes to the market trading periods that exist beyond the official ‘opening’ and closing’ times of the ASX (Australian Securities Exchange). Most of...

Equities Rebound As U.S. Consumer Confidence Reminds Investors It's Not All About Politics, ASX Futures +13

Tuesday saw a rebound in the recently unloved reflation trades as selling pressure subsided and the highest U.S. consumer confidence reading in sixteen years reminded investors it’s not all about...

[VIDEO ANALYSIS] Why has Brambles (BXB) fallen so much lately?

Will O'Loughlin: Question one. Terry from Western Australia asks, "Could you comment on Brambles BXB? Why it has fallen and what it would need to recover?"Shanno Rivkin: Yeah, we may both have some...

Australian Retailers should take a page from Smiggles' book

Oroton Group (ORL), which owns brands such as Gap in addition to the core Oroton brand, today released its half year results for the period ended 28 January 2017. The numbers were not pretty. Re...

Markets remain cautious after failure to pass healthcare bill

US stock markets opened down around 0.5% overnight but steadily regained the losses during the session. The Dow Jones closed down 0.2% and the S&P down 0.1%. The market is still unsure of how to ...

U.S. Tax Reform In Focus Following Obamacare Setback, EU Recovery Continues To Broaden, Oil Selling Pressure Fading, ASX Futures +1

On Friday Republicans withdrew their scheduled vote to repeal and replace Obamacare in what is the Trump administration’s first major defeat. The market had begun pricing in this outcome ...