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Forex Traders: Advantages of Margin Trading

Forex Traders:  Advantages of Margin Trading Forex traders that are looking for an edge in the market will have find ways of maximizing profit potential without limiting protection against risk.  This is often easier said than done but there are several ways that forex traders can grow profit targets in ways that ultimately benefit their trading accounts.  One of the ways of accomplishing this is through the use of leverage,…


Australian Stocks: Options Trading in the ASX 100

Options markets have quickly risen in prominence over the last several years, and there are many reasons to explain why these trends have been seen.  Global markets are quickly adding many different trading instrument types in order to meet the needs of everyday investors.   For those most focused on Australian companies, this will often mean establishing positions in the ASX options contract. These option types allow investors to gain market exposure to…


Stock Trading: Oracle Shares Surges to New Highs

Stock Trading: Oracle Shares Surges to New Highs Stock markets continue to post major bull rallies but one sector that has been largely missed by investors is the technology space.  This can be seen in professional indices trading trends, which have recently shown that assets tied to the NASDAQ have underperformed those tied to the value of the S&P 500. But we are starting to see some of these trends…


Gilead Sciences: Sluggish After Healthcare Reform Debate

Gilead Sciences: Sluggish After Healthcare Reform Debate Gilead Sciences is an American biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercially sells a range of therapeutics including antiviral drugs for the treatment of Hepatitis, HIV, and influenza. The company was founded in 1987 by Michael Riordan, a medical doctor. He served as CEO till 1996. A venture capital firm Menlo Ventures made the first investment of $2 million dollars in Gilead. In…


GE: Trump’s Infrastructure Policies Favor Blue-Chips

General Electric is an American multinational conglomerate incorporated in New York. It offers a range of services from power and oil, gas and aviation to financial services and even software development. It is one of the original 12 companies listed on the Dow jones index and while it may have not been listed on the index continuously it currently features in the index. It was one of the earliest companies…


Goldman Sachs: Financials Ride Trump Train Higher

Goldman Sachs: Financials Ride Trump Train Higher The Goldman Sachs Group is an American multinational financial company that provides financial services such as investment management, securities and is involved in investment banking. Investment banking accounts for about 21% of the group’s revenue. It gained a reputation as a white knight against hostile takeovers. It is one of the leading M&A forms and frequently tops the Thomson Financial league tables in…


Brookfield Real Assets Offers Value in Elevated Markets

Stocks Strategies: Brookfield Real Assets (RA) Offers Value in Elevated Markets In December, Brookfield Investment Management (NYSE: RA) announced its decision to merge three legacy funds (Brookfield Mortgage Opportunity Income Fund Inc, Brookfield High Income Fund Inc., and the Brookfield Total Return Fund Inc.) These funds became the Brookfield Real Assets Income Fund (the Fund) on Dec 5th, 2016. The Fund has an annualized distribution rate of 10.3% as of March 2,…


Stocks Traders: What’s Next for Apple Stock?

Stocks Traders: What’s Next for Apple Stock? By Richard Cox Apple, Inc. is an American technology company that is based in California, USA. It is renowned for designing, developing and distributing consumer electronics, computer software, and online services. It was founded by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne to make and sell personal computers (PC’s). It is known for its flagship products, which include the revolutionary iPhone, iPod, iPad…


Dividend Stocks: Exxon Mobil Trading Near Long-term Lows

Dividend Stocks: Exxon Mobil Trading Near Long-term Lows Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) is an energy company that was incorporated in 1882 and is headquartered in Irving, Texas. The company’s business involved the exploration, production, and distribution of oil, gas, and petroleum products. The company classifies its business into the following segments Upstream, Downstream, and Chemical. The company has multiple locations across the globe, and its expansive reach makes Exxon Mobil one of the…


KO: A Look at Coca-Cola Stock Ahead of Super Bowl

KO: A Look at Coca-Cola Stock Ahead of Super Bowl Stock choices become increasingly difficult when S&P 500 is at record highs. Seasons like Christmas to not spell the end of buying activity for consumer products. Consumer surveys showing more bullish signs that you might think exist, when viewing valuations at Coca-Cola. Stock markets have taken some turbulent turns over the last few months, as the post-summer doldrums have been…