Data is the new gold behind money, and the banks are sitting on a mountain of it. As it stands now, that data currently belongs to the banks.
Part of this money could flow into Australian stocks. The Australian stock market currently trades on a dividend yield of 4%.
Oh, this is getting brutal now. If you ever want to see a business model dismembered slowly, take a look at traditional real estate agents.
Marriage has an effect on men’s health, so an economic consequence is no surprise. We’ve seen this other ways, too. A Chinese man must own property to find a wife.
Beijing has recently launched a US$300 billion plan called ‘Made in China 2025’. It wants to become self-sufficient in a range of industries, notably semiconductors.
Drillers in the US are pumping record levels of oil and gas. The US is on track to be a net exporter of natural gas in 2018 — for the first time ever
The market is always moving. Catch the trends where you can, but be prepared to hop off if the wind changes.
Shares of Tassal Group Limited [ASX:TGR] fell over 8% today. Tassal is a salmon farmer and related product distributor. It’s farms its salmon in Tasmania.
What will that future look like, anyway? Apparently an Australia with four ‘super cities’ and depopulated regional areas. That’s if current trends persist.
Shares of Gateway Lifestyle Group [ASX:GTY] rose over 4% today. Gateway has been in a downtrend since around August last year. It’s now nudging up.
If there’s more growth to come in housing, and I think there is, then there’s more growth that can come in the stock market.
Shares of Aconex have gained more than 5% today at the time of writing. We can’t be sure, but it appears investors might be going bargain hunting on this one.
Should land values fall below the debt outstanding, the banks have a serious problem. This is the fatal weakness of the Australian economy.
Shares of Saracen Mineral Holdings Ltd [ASX:SAR] gained more than 5% today. It’s trading at $1.25 at the time of writing. It’s now up 55% for the year.