Stock Market

The investment industry actively promotes the mantra, ‘In the long term shares always go up’.

At Markets & Money, we take that with a few grains of salt. The truth is, your returns in the stock market depend on many factors. Such as your definition of long term. Or which of the world’s stock markets you’ve invested into. And importantly, your returns depend on your stock selection and timing.

Whether the shares are a good or bad investment depends on when and what market you invest in. By this we do not mean trying to pick the top or the bottom of the market to be all in or all out.

The stock market can be an excellent investment provided you avoid the investment industry’s group think and inherent self-interest. Our aim in Markets & Money is to help you learn to do this for yourself.

The latest stock market news

We put the pieces together every day to give you our accurate, informative take on what the signals indicate is happening with stocks and your investments.

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The Sting in the Franking Tail

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Great Expectations

Uber did debut on the New York Stock Exchange last Friday and it was one of the most expected IPOs of the year. There were massive expectations for it. But it didn’t do too well…

What’s in a Range?

But predicting price movement is just one aspect of TA. There are plenty of signals that can help you. Not only to better understand the market, but how to manage your trades. Take one of…

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