Technical analysts will tell you that an RSI over 70 suggests an index or security is ‘overbought’. An RSI under 30 suggests an index is ‘oversold’.
You know you live in a strange time when a shrinking economy and a weaker currency causes a 7% surge in a stock market. But this is Japan we’re talking about.
Once the great engine of global growth, China becomes the great force behind global deflation.
If you’re still eating dinner, a bottle of Malbec makes almost any stockmarket rout more bearable. Such was the case on Friday.
Reward yourself for your virtue by watching the spectacular landing by Space-X’s Falcon 9 rocket earlier this week.
It’s all part of the trend towards automation, more ‘intelligent’ technologies, and the dislocations they cause in the labour market and in global power politics.
How desperate are investors now in a low-growth, low-interest rate world? They’re lending money to one of Europe’s most free-spending governments and getting negative interest on the loan. By ‘negative interest,’ yes, I mean they’re…
Technology is changing our relationship with work at ever faster rates. This creates structural dislocations in the labour market which show up in GDP numbers. As investors, our challenge is to understand this change, try…
What are the real motives of the European Union today? It may have started as a peace project. But it’s turned into a power project. To oppose the EU is not to be ‘Eurosceptic.’ It’s…
If the Australian dollar falls and/or yields on property developers plummet, the Australian property market could be sharply repriced.
Deciding how much intolerance you can tolerate in a liberal society is not an easy question to answer. Let’s hope the debate in Australia is spirited…
The Reserve Bank of Australia is completely boxed in. It knows that leaving the cash rate at 2.5% for over a year has led to a bubble.
Today, banks are more powerful than ever, not least because nation states have expanded their reach into public and private life to record levels.
Demand for East Coast gas is about to spike. Domestic users of gas will either have to pay a higher price or miss out altogether.