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…

Book Review- Integrated Pitchfork Analysis: Basic to Intermediate Level

Integrated Pitchfork Analysis: Basic to Intermediate Level (456 pages, $105 hardcover, ISBN 978-0-470-69434-3) by Dr Mircea Dologa is published by Wiley and is the first volume of a three tome…

Do you worry about how your children will survive when everything we rely on is increasing in price?

Do you worry about how your children will survive when everything we rely on is increasing in price? While all we want for our kids is security and happiness, as…

If 90 per cent of traders are not successful in the market, what can you do to be different?

The easiest thing to do is to look at what the majority are doing and don’t do it! In short, find out what 90 per cent of websites are promoting…

What Does Your Partner Need to Know About Your Trading?

Doug Dew talks about the importance and benefits of sharing your trading plan with your partner. Doug has been trading on his own account for a number of years. He…

Although the drop in US equities was more like a market tremor than a crash, is this a time to be fearful?

Although the drop in US equities of around four per cent on Monday night was more like a market tremor than a crash, is this a time to be fearful?…

YTE Software Review: Vantage Point

Software Overview and Background VantagePoint is a premier technical analysis trading platform that has stood the test of time since its first version was introduced nearly 30 years ago in…

The Scared Trapped Child Inside By Louise Bedford

Are you living your life by rules you didn’t create? It will wear you out. One of the reasons why we might have trouble making good decisions is because of…