Ever been blindsided with a surprise announcement?

In Australia, we refer to this as being “King hit” from behind. It’s a cowards way of felling an enemy without facing them. And from time to time, that’s just how it feels in the markets when a surprise announcement hits. You get King Hit from behind! Over 20 years, I’ve seen thousands of

By |2018-10-29T23:14:18+00:00October 29th, 2018|Categories: Analytics, Investing, Market Strategies, Stock Market, Trading|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Earnings Season. What does it mean, and how does it influence stock performance?

Every quarter, US companies are required to present a financial report to the SEC and subsequently the public, showing the financial performance of the company for a specific time period. An earnings release date is scheduled for a specific date, with the company then issuing an earnings estimate for the upcoming time period (typically

Are you in the 90% of Traders who lose money?

When it comes to personally managing money in the stock market, the plain fact is that most investors and traders end up losing. How do I know this? I’ve spent the last 20 years managing money and teaching stock market strategy. See, it doesn’t matter what the ‘gurus’ might tell you, or the perception

Start building a Defensive Portfolio because this Bull Market won’t last!

The current Bull market is the second longest in history, but is it coming to an end? The 10% decline early in the year hasn’t yet found its feet to resume the long-term Bull market. And while that alone doesn’t mean we will see a Bearish change, it does spark some concerns for how

Do you have what it takes to be Successful in the Stock Market?

Money just doesn’t magically appear and overnight you are wealthy! To create wealth from the markets, there are a number of key elements. Focusing on one and not the collective is a surefire way of losing money in the markets. But if you grasp the broader concepts that many overlook, you will have boundless

The “Everything Boom” is about to Bust. Are you Ready?

"All Good Things Must Come to an End!" Complacency has taken over. I’ve been here before, in 2006, when any fool could make money in the markets and think they were brilliant. I have no doubt in my mind that the markets are building up for a Correction and

By |2018-02-27T11:48:45+00:00January 19th, 2018|Categories: Analytics, Investing, Stock Market|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Choosing the right Stock Market vehicle for you

You want to make money in the markets, but a Stock is just not a Stock, and they are not the only way you can make money in the markets. Just buying stocks at a price and seeing them go up over time is the simplest of methods of investing (or trading). There are

By |2018-01-16T23:00:20+00:00January 16th, 2018|Categories: Education, ETF, Investing, Stock Market, Trading|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Where to Start in the Stock Market

“Hey Matt, I want to make money in the markets. Where do I start? What should I buy?” For years, that has been the most commonly asked question from my friends, and people I meet when out socially. I love the fact that so many people want to dive

By |2018-01-16T22:44:40+00:00January 7th, 2018|Categories: Education, Investing, Stock Market, Trading|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

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