Investing in Solar Power

Many environmentally aware investors in Australia are looking for ASX listed companies that are involved in renewable power. While there are relatively few such companies at present, there are so...

TPG Expands into Singapore

TPG Telecom’s (TPM) share price plunged in late September last year as the result of an earnings downgrade by peer company Vocus (VOC). The logic was that if VOC was having problems that would ...

Oil Price Faces Headwinds

Late last year we posted a blog on oil with regard to the expected production cuts that were expected from OPEC. Although there was significant scepticism surrounding whether we would see an OP...

The Rise and Fall of Bellamy's Australia

Bellamy’s Australia (BAL) was mentioned in a post on this blog late last year that took a look at the risks of investing in high P/E stocks like BAL. Things have not improved for BAL since th...

A look back at the IPOs of 2016

Now that 2016 is over we can take a look back at the success (or otherwise) of some of the big Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) of 2016. IPO is the market terminology for the process of taking a ...

Gold Price Crunch

It’s been an extremely volatile year for investors in gold miners, mostly because of volatility in the gold price. Gold began the year not far from multi-year lows at just below US$1,100 per o...

How would a credit downgrade affect investors?

There has been some talk in the news recently about the possibility of Australia losing its AAA credit rating. It is therefore a good time to talk about what the credit rating actually means and...

Why did Santos just raise $1.5bn?

Santos caught investors off guard today when it announced a capital raising for $1.5bn. With a market capitalisation of $7.8bn this represents almost 20% of the market cap. STO has been sufferin...

What does a bubble look like?

1-Page (1PG) is a software as a service (SaaS) company providing HR solutions for businesses. It listed in late 2014 for a price of $0.20 and one look at today’s share price of $0.205 might caus...

A tough year for Crown Resorts

Crown Resorts (CWN) has had a tough year. The share price is down 8.6% so far, mainly as the result of a sharp decline when it was announced that several of its employees had been detained in Ch...

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