FOMC & RBNZ Preview: Use the force, Janet!

FOMC & RBNZ Preview: Use the force, Janet!

The US Federal Reserve (Fed) began its first two day policy meeting for 2016 yesterday. ATM will be watching for any signs of cautiousness expressed by the Fed as a result of recent market volatility. We believe that the Federal Reserve will try to calm m

Stocks Surge - What you should do

Stocks Surge - What you should do

Equity markets moved sharply higher on Friday, with global stocks surging the most in 3½ years as a number of central banks hinted at expanding stimulus measures. We are not surprised by the moves, as we have stated on several occasions we believe the mar

A Fine Vintage - TWE.AX Up over 15% today!

A Fine Vintage - TWE.AX Up over 15% today!

Treasury Wine Estates released its earnings update yesterday with its first half earnings materially beating market expectations. The company expects earnings in the six months to December to be between $140 million and $150 million, above market expectat

Stay the Course - Buffet Sees Value

Stay the Course - Buffet Sees Value

Legendary long term value investor, Warren Buffet announced he is increasing his holding in a big oil company. Investors should Listen. This follows another drop in crude oil, which has now hit $29 a barrel (-5.7% on Friday) as sanctions on Iran were lift

Strong Australian Employment - Come On Mate

Strong Australian Employment - Come On Mate

We continue to believe investor sentiment is overly negative, and urge our members not to panic in the current market volatility.

Storm in a Tea Cup ? - What you need to know

Storm in a Tea Cup ? - What you need to know

Storm in a Tea Cup ? - What you need to know

Mining to Dining Boom - What it means for you

Mining to Dining Boom - What it means for you

Global equity markets have come under significant pressure in 2016. We have been using the current market sell-off to find attractive entry points to invest in high quality stocks with solid business models. Despite the volatility recently experienced in

Key points on China

Key points on China

China has received a significant amount of negative press of late. ATM believe it is important to remain focused on the facts and take a balanced approach to investing. Below we outline in bullet point form key points that investors should bear in mind wh

US Economy  - Focus on the positives

US Economy - Focus on the positives

Key US employment data came out last Friday and it was much stronger than expected. It continues a trend of impressive payrolls numbers and ATM believe this is the extremely positive for both the US and global economy.

What to do about your miners? BHP & RIO

What to do about your miners? BHP & RIO

Iron ore prices are well down from their glory days, declining some 42% over the past year and 79% from their peak pricing at US$194 a ton in February 2011.