Who Is A Real Trader?

Over the past twenty-six years I have met,educated and / or helped thousands of people develop a high level of investing and trading skill. Interestingly, over this time I have…

Why Silicon Valley Is Championing An Alternative To ‘Moronic’ Traditional IPO’s

The recent failures of IPO hopefuls WeWorkand Latitude Financial have brought the magnifying glass upon the longstanding IPO process itself. The traditional IPO hasn’t changed for quite some time, and…

Investor skills everyone should be thinking about

An investor was telling me recently about an investment he made back in the early 1990s as a way to demonstrate his skill. Seriously … he used one example more…

Analysts (still) warning of lower iron ore prices

Iron Ore prices have risen almost 50 percent across most markets since the lows of November 2018, with spot prices for the ferrous metal now trading around $90 US a…

The relationship between interest rates and stock markets

As the US economy has finally recovered from its post-GFC malaise, so have US interest rates risen from historical lows. This is a natural progression; policy makers keep interest rates…

What to do when the market falls

Like most things in finance, a market downturn is impossible to predict with any certainty. When will it happen? How severe will it be? What will trigger it? No one…

China is still the place to be…

Coming from an institutional background has advantages when working in the retail industry. But in the case of China, it can also present challenges. One of the fascinating things about…

8 New Online Tools Every Trader & Investor Must Check Out

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Big Data. Unless you have been living under a rock, you would have heard these terms mentioned a lot in the last few years. But…

Only Time will Tell… The Rally that Keeps Grinding

2017 has certainly been a mundane year in the financial markets, however, still very profitable for some investors I am sure. Having said that, this could certainly change in the…

The Bet on Volatility By Jodie Nolan

At a time when there is so much geopolitical and economic uncertainty- the threat of an attack on USA by North Korea, Europe’s political turmoil and unprecedented global debt, it…