January Market Update

The ASX 200 has had a great bullish run for the last month and a bit, price however has started to drop off in a correction. Current resistance is set around 5,830 with the next level at 6000. The first level of support is based around 5,600 with the next levels around 5,506.   Chart: […]

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Bearish ASX 200

Bearish ASX 200

XJO Bearish State   The Asx200 has entered into a bearish state with the EMAS. The previous support level of 5,462.52 has been broken with the next level of support currently at 5,361.7.             One key factor is the American market and if interest rates are lifted. The Jobs creation […]

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Gold

Gold

Where to next for one of this year’s best performers so far? Gold, Gold, Gold! The commodity that hit US$1,923 an ounce in 2011 to fall to US$1,043 in 2014 has been making a comeback.Gold recently hit US$1,375.30 an ounce and has been one of the top performers this year. Currently trading at $1333 an […]

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A-VIX

A-VIX

It’s said that generally 0-15 is a positive market, 15-20 is a cautious market, 20-30 is a negative market and 30 plus is an extremely uncertain market. Recently we saw the A-VIX jump to 24 due to the BREXIT vote indicating a negative market. With the BREXIT over, it seems that the markets have made […]

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ASX 200 (XJO)

ASX 200 (XJO)

The ASX 200 has had a wild and mostly sideways ride in the last 12 months due to global uncertainty and China’s slow down. Looking at the chart below, over the last year we can see that the ASX is in a channel. Currently there is a resistance level at 5,428.18 and a support level […]

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Expert Panel list Tips for 2016.

At this time of year, financial publications are awash with results of “Expert’s Stock Pick Results” for 2015 and their glowing predictions for 2016. Whilst making interesting reading and giving hope to those without access to any sophisticated trading tools, to an EquitySmart client, there is little news there that is really “news”. Take for […]

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Top Down Analysis

Top Down Analysis

A good place you can start with your analysis is looking where the market is at on an index. “A market index is a metric that tracks the performance of a group of stocks. Some indices are designed to indicate the overall performance of the market, while others follow a particular sector” By looking at the index for a country […]

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Trading With Confidence.

One of the most import things we need to have as TRADERS is CONFIDENCE. This confidence needs to be there in your analysis, your understanding and also the very moment you press that button to enter into a trade. If you feel uncomfortable with any part of your trading, you should stop, stand back and […]

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FOMO

FOMO

The FEAR OF MISSING OUT (FOMO) is often behind many a share market hard luck story. Take for example, the case of the Investor (read Gambler) who had been watching Gulf Industrials (GLF) since late December 2014 at $0.001. Having increased in price to $0.004 in March 2015 at which point, with solid buying at […]

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Social Media and the Successful Investor

Social media is increasingly being used by major companies as a way of interacting with their shareholders and the public. Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook form the bulk of the platforms that are being used by companies to distribute their financial results to the world at large.  The social media activities of the ASX 100 were […]

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