Looking at returns for the top 20 got me thinking about the notion of indices primarily dominated by large caps (top20) and those that were made up of smaller issues. This in some ways confirms my notion that the performance of the local market has been extremely secular and does not have broad support. You…Details
For those of you who hold BHP, my commiserations.Unfortunately, you have not seen much growth for almost a decade and have been underwater for the bulk of that time. The trajectory of BHP is interesting because it points directly to the fact that we have not had a mining boom – we have had…Details
I thought it would be interesting to see how the domestic market has performed over various times frames relative to a grab bag of foreign markets. the charts below are in the following order – one year, six months, three months and one month. On the longer time frames we are rubbish but over the…Details
I thought it would be interesting to graph last weeks performance of a few markets .
I was doing the Market Wrap yesterday for Talking Trading and in my usual look at markets I noticed that the arse had effectively fallen out of volatility in the markets I was looking at. I have dropped in a chart below which shows the 30 day HV of a variety of instruments, I have…Details