We all use Facebook and Google for leisure and work. But is it really as harmless as it seems? They have trapped us in a web of surveillance and censorship.
Since the Great Financial Crisis, US stocks have been on a dream run.
It seems like we hit a new record high every day.
Why? Well that’s our goal – to better understand the forces that drive the market. And more importantly, to uncover how it will affect investors like you.
Even when investors stumble across a good idea, they often do very poorly by taking that idea to extremes. Let me explain why…
The US may be looking like it is on a winning streak, but US consumers are basing future expectation on past performance. The problem with this thinking is that it is flawed.
To jump or not to jump out of a volatile market, that’s the question the mainstream is asking right now. What if you’re close to retirement and you’re just holding the market right now?
Is that it? Stocks had a terrible October, but now everything will rally until the end of the year? It’s what market research firm Fundstrat seems to think.
We take a trip through France, and we consider what history has to teach us about the fallacy of relying on the bull market to make you rich.
Is there more pain to come? Or are we in the midst of a false crash? We think that we’re actually at the start of another major tech mega-boom.
The stock market is more volatile than it’s ever been. Why? Well, it all comes down to America’s ferocious appetite for debt.
Brazilians went to the polls yesterday. And, it’s a fact that fake news has been rife throughout the election, mainly distributed through WhatsApp.
Trump is at war with the US Federal Reserve over the issue of interest rates. How high is too high? And how low is too low? Here’s the inconvenient truth.
Rather than run for the hills, I want to implore you to stay in stocks. Recession or no recession, correction or no correction, you can’t keep a wonderful company down.
The value of our money is disappearing before our eyes. Ironically, it’s the enigmatic British artist Banksy who personifies this sentiment best.
At the point of writing, the NZX 50 is down about 7.5% off its 1 October high. It’s following a plunge that originated on the American markets. The worst of it hit stocks in the…
According to Apple and Amazon, there are no Chinese spy chips. No one has unauthorised access to US information. Everything is running as it should.