Learn about investing in shares.
Written by Stockfox’s founder, David McEwen, and based on reviews of dozens of articles and reports each week, ‘Take Stock’ is a 60 second read about an interesting new development in the world and its implications for investment markets. In this article series, you’ll find fresh, insightful takes that help you successfully navigate the ever-changing market dynamics of our fast-paced world.
In this educational article series, we aim to teach readers more about investing in shares. Written by Stockfox’s founder, David McEwen, and based on insights he’s gained from analysing and writing about sharemarkets for the past 30 years, beginner, intermediate and experienced investors alike will find helpful lessons about how to become a better sharemarket investor.
What do Covid-19 lockdowns do to the share market?
There are many questions we want answered during a lockdown, and one question investors might be asking is how these lockdowns affect the share market.
How investment companies are benefiting from the housing market boom
While first-time homeowners are struggling to buy their own homes, investment companies are benefiting from the housing market boom.
The coming inflation cycle?
After over 30 years of deflationary pressures, is an inflation cycle coming? We look at what this would mean for share market investments.
Covid’s long tail impact on retail
As many as 80,000 US retail stores are likely to close over the next five years, as consumers shift their shopping habits due to Covid-19.
China’s cheap oil problem
NZ and Australia are becoming- increasingly dependent on foreign petroleum amid a major influx of cheaper refined oil products from China.
How to navigate market volatility with Stockfox and Sharesight
The share markets are experiencing their longest period of weakness in decades. The US market recently fell for 8 consecutive trading days, the longest decline since 1923. A ‘perfect storm’ of...
Air New Zealand Rights Issue
As the world starts to reopen and reconnect, companies severely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic are beginning to implement their recovery plans. One of these is Air New Zealand (NZX: AIR), who...
Special Editorial – What happens to the share markets during major geopolitical events?
It's a natural tendency to worry or panic about potential share market falls when a severe geopolitical event occurs, such as that of Russia invading Ukraine recently. However, it's important to...
Are the markets about to melt up?
The current status of our world during the ongoing global pandemic and with impacts on supply chains makes for an interesting time as an investor. New investors are trading in a climate that is...
Stockfox partners with share portfolio tracking platform Sharesight
Stockfox has been working hard behind the scenes and we’re pleased to share the news that we’ve partnered with the portfolio tracking platform, Sharesight. This exciting partnership will allow you...
How to know when to sell a company’s shares
On 5th May 2021 Stockfox issued a BUY alert for Briscoe Group (NZ: BGP) to subscribers. Our analyst team had identified that Covid-related lockdowns weren’t having as significant an impact on sales...
Falling in love and other big investment mistakes
Most investors say knowing when to sell is much harder than knowing when to buy. I believe this is because of the two main drivers of investment mistakes – fear and greed.
Speculating vs investing: Discover the difference
Speculative shares have the tendency to be either spectacularly profitable or a dismal failure. Learn more about speculative shares.
Never trade unless you have an advantage
There are several rules you should follow when investing in shares. One of the most important is, never trade unless you have an advantage.
Diversify, but not too much!
Most investors fail to beat the market consistently. There are several reasons for this, including ‘short-termism’, market index following and herd behaviour.