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Archive: May, 2021

May 27, 2021

Ausbiz: Value vs. growth: Two sides of the same coin with Equity Mates

By Roger Montgomery

I joined Alec Renehan and Bryce Leske on AusbizTV to discuss current markets. Are we in a stockmarket bubble? I don’t think so. Current and intermittent weakness in the share prices of high-quality companies with bright long-term growth prospects should be seen as a classic opportunity where stocks have become mispriced.

May 26, 2021

Equity Mates - Why markets are expensive at the moment

By Roger Montgomery

Roger joined Alec Renehan and Bryce Leske on Equity Mates to discuss how inflation may impact your portfolio. Inflation is the buzz word of 2021. As an investor should you be worried? Some economists warn that inflation is about to rear its head. But other financial experts are pushing back, saying concerns about inflation are overdone.

May 25, 2021

Finder Investors - should you buy Coinbase shares?

By Roger Montgomery

Roger joined Kylie Purcell, Finder’s Investments Editor to discuss how Coinbase has performed since its April 2021 IPO and the outlook for the business in the year ahead. As one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges, Coinbase is profitable now but whether that continues is largely dependant on the value of cryptocurrencies and if the popularity of these alternate assets continues.

May 20, 2021

ABC Nightlife - rising inflation

By Roger Montgomery

In this episode of ABC Nightlife Roger joined Philip Clark to discuss how U.S. stocks hit a one-month low on Tuesday as speculation that rising inflation pressure could prompt interest rate hikes. Technology stocks were among the biggest losers, mirroring a sell-off in China, where talk of tighter regulation sent technology shares sliding. With current and intermittent weakness in the share prices of high quality companies, is this a buying opportunity?

May 19, 2021

Bank profits are surging. But a major part of their business is struggling

By Stuart Jackson

Rod Myer published an article in The New Daily discussing how in May, Westpac, NAB and ANZ all reported rises in their half-yearly cash profits that were up at least 45 per cent. Shareholders are being rewarded with dividend rises and improving share prices. So, how have the banks been pushing up their profits when the business of lending money is so flat? Stuart Jackson comments.

May 10, 2021

Watchlist Wednesday; ASX:SCG, ASX:UWL, ASX:MAQ

By Roger Montgomery

Roger joined Alec Renehan and Bryce Leske on Equity Mates Watchlist Wednesday to discuss three stocks on Roger’s watchlist. You can hear Roger’s thoughts on Scentre Group, Uniti Wireless and Macquarie Telecom in this video.

May 10, 2021

Four fruitful themes show plenty of juice in the market

By Roger Montgomery

In this article for Firstlinks Roger discusses why 2021 has the potential to be a great year for equities. Since the beginning of the year, the S&P500 is up more than 11 per cent, the NASDAQ 8.5 per cent, and the S&P/ASX200 6 per cent higher. There are several themes with investment merit. 

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