Skaffold Pty Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 hour ago

New blog articles detected

  • French presidential election: Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen enter final round

    On 23 April 2017, France’s political map was redrawn in a historic election, in which the two political parties that have dominated the country’s political landscape over the past four decades were defeated. The world’s sixth largest economy and a powerhouse in the European Union (EU) witnessed significant changes in its political system as the voters snubbed the ruling Socialist and conservative ...

Skaffold Pty Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 hour ago

New blog articles detected

  • Markets shift focus to upcoming French election

    US equities conclude a choppy week in positive territoryAt the close of last week, Nasdaq, S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average were up 1.8%, 0.8% and 0.5%, respectively. US equity markets recovered from last week’s decline as investors’ focus shift away from geopolitical concerns to a flurry of earnings releases. The first quarter result season is largely expected to be positive. Equities als...

Skaffold Pty Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

New blog articles detected

  • Zuma’s abrupt cabinet reshuffle triggers political turmoil in South Africa

    Late Thursday night, South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma announced a surprising decision to reshuffle the cabinet. However, the only unsurprising aspect of the reshuffle was the firing of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. Gordhan was replaced by Malusi Gigaba, former Minister of Home Affairs and a close associate of Zuma. Zuma and Gordhan shared an uneasy relationship; the bad blood between the two...

Skaffold Pty Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

New blog articles detected

  • Turkey referendum: Erdogan emerges victorious

    On Sunday, April 16, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan secured a narrow yet decisive victory in a referendum that awards him comprehensive supremacy in the biggest democratic overhaul in Turkish politics. According to Turkey’s state news agency, the “evet” (“yes” in Turkish) camp secured 51.2% of the votes in a tightly contested poll. However, the country’s three major cities — Ankara, Istanb...

Skaffold Pty Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

New blog articles detected

  • Bailout talks to resume as Greece strikes deal with creditors

    Last week, Greece entered into a preliminary deal with creditors on economic reforms, requiring the country to incorporate pension and tax reforms. Creditors demanded Greece to pass a law that would pave the way for the implementation of these reforms, latest by 2019 and 2020, respectively. The Eurozone’s President Jeroen Dijsselbloem indicated the agreement is a giant step forward as it could lea...

Skaffold Pty Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

New blog articles detected

  • Heightened geopolitical concerns reverberate across the global market

    Key Highlights  US equity markets decline for second consecutive week despite upbeat earnings by banks  European equities retreat in the short Easter week  Domestic as well as global cues direct Asian indices downwards Geopolitical concerns pulls the US markets lower The Nasdaq and the S&P 500 lost 1.2% and 1.1%, respectively, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average ended 1.0% down. US equity mar...

Skaffold Pty Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

New blog articles detected

  • US attacks Syrian airbase; a warning to Assad’s regime

    Shortly after his dinner with Chinese President Xi Xinping last week, US President Donald Trump issued his most significant national security order to date; he authorized a missile attack on a Syrian airbase. The edict was in response to the Bashar al-Assad regime’s chemical attack on civilians in the rebel-held Khan Sheikhoun in Syria, which killed over 80 people, including women and children. Th...

Skaffold Pty Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

New blog articles detected

  • Fed raises rates, with two more hikes to come in 2017

    On March 15, 2017, the US Federal Reserve (Fed) raised interest rates by a quarter percentage point from 0.75% to 1.00%. This move was in line with market expectations as many Fed policymakers had given strong indications of a possible rate hike in past few weeks. The central bank hiked rates for the first time this year, the second time in three months. The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) de...

Skaffold Pty Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

New blog articles detected

  • Markets rallied following the much anticipated rate hike

    Most of the US equities finished the week higher as majority of the US indices ended in green.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average edged up 0.1%, the NASDAQ gained 0.7% and the S&P 500 added 0.2% during the week. Most of the equities moved sideways in the first half of the week ahead of the Federal Reserve’s (Fed’s) monetary policy meeting scheduled on Wednesday. However, markets rallied following t...

Skaffold Pty Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

New blog articles detected

  • THAAD triggers trade war between China and South Korea

    The US initiated the process to deploy an advanced missile defense system, known as Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), in South Korea. The action followed North Korea’s test launch of four ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan, which was perceived as a threat to US naval bases in Japan. In view of the rising security threat following the series of missile and nuclear tests by North Ko...

Skaffold Pty Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

New blog articles detected

  • All Eyes on Fed

    US equities finished the week (ended 10 March) modestly lower, snapping a six-week gaining streak. Trading activity remained subdued for large part of the week, as investors took a cautious stance ahead of February’s job report and Fed’s policy meet on 14­−15 March. Most European equities traded in a narrow range on account of muted market activity ahead of the US Fed meeting and European Central ...

Skaffold Pty Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

New blog articles detected

  • Trump’s Trade Protectionism: A bet that could backfire

    US President Donald Trump aims to “Make America Great Again” through his distinct approach to global trade, which he calls “America First”. Trump in his inaugural address claimed, “For many decades, we have enriched the foreign industry at the expense of the American industry” and “made other countries rich while the wealth, strength, and confidence of our country dissipated over the horizon”. Aft...

  • New ways to view your portfolio performance

    Over the last few years Skaffold has evolved to include some keys features that were suggested by members. Based on customer feedback we have added a few more ways to review and calculate portfolio performances. The new portfolio graphic shows at an instant underperformance, outperformance and importantly money value of gains and losses. Stock selection performance can still be easily compared vs ...

Skaffold Pty Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 months ago

New blog articles detected

  • Reporting Season Calendar now LIVE

    It’s reporting season, that time of year when Skaffold re-rates company fundamentals. New companies will rise to A1, and some top-rated companies will fall from grace. Skaffold’s free reporting season calendar is your go-to place for ASX company reporting dates. G.U.D. Holdings, Downer EDI and Tabcorp Holdings kick off the season this week. The bulk of companies will report in February. Check out ...

  • Adventure retailer reaches for new peaks

    Kathmandu is a New Zealand company with listings on both the NZ and Australian stock exchanges. It is a retailer of outdoor wear and equipment, with 65% of revenue derived in Australia, 33% in New Zealand and a minor amount in the UK. Among adventure enthusiasts it is well known for its gear as well as for its big sales three times a year. This reputation for discounting got the company into a bit...

  • Bellamy’s: lessons learnt from spilt milk

    This post is not so much about Bellamy’s but how an investor could have potentially avoided the current Bellamy’s debacle. As a  quick background Bellamy’s is an organic infant formula company supplying supermarkets with its branded product and was highly imported brand in China. For 2015-2016 the stock was the share market darling with analysts happy to place Buy recommendations and project expon...

  • EA Sports, it’s in the game

    If you play video games, whether it is on your mobile, console, or computer, chances are that you have played a game made by Electronic Arts. The premium game developer is one of the leading brands in the industry with more than 400M gamers (~600M if we add mobile gamers). EA owns a portfolio of well-known titles including: FIFA, Madden NFL, Star Wars Battlefront, Battlefield, The Sims, Need for S...

  • Sika AG

    Ever wondered who provided the flooring and waterproofing solution for the $200 million upgrade to the Sydney Cricket Ground? No? Me either. But just in case you were wondering, it was Sika. You may not have heard of Sika but if you consider yourself a bit of a handy man or woman, it is highly likely you have used their products at some time. Next time you are at Bunnings, take a stroll down the s...

  • Is Disney’s magic fading?

    For many of us, we grew up watching Disney cartoons - Mickey Mouse, Lion King, Snow White and the list goes on. Walt Disney produced its first cartoon in 1923, titled Alice’s Wonderland, and since then, the company grew from a humble cartoon studio into one of the largest media conglomerates in the world, with a market capitalisation of US$157B.

  • CTD bucks downward trend for travel agencies

    The travel industry has undergone major disruption over the past 10 years as online offerings have driven down the margins available to travel agencies. In this challenging environment, some firms have managed to innovate and thrive while others have suffered. One firm that has found a niche and prospered is Corporate Travel Management (CTD).

  • 2017 Growth stocks filter: November Webinar

    In our November webinar Roger Montgomery and Chris Batchelor went through some attributes that they used to find 20 growth stocks for 2017. They gave a quick overview of market and business trends and how they use Skaffold to find these attributes. Read more to find out how they built the filter

  • 20 Growth Stocks for 2017: November Webinar

    Watch our webinar where we reveal 20 growth stocks for 2017. Over the past two years, we listed our growth stocks for the coming year, in the November issues of Money magazine. On average they have done very well. This year we have shared the growth stocks for 2017 filter  as well as 20 stocks that came up in the filter. Watch this webinar recorded on 16 November 2016 where Roger Montgomery and Ch...

  • IELTS tests, a good business

    The IELTS exam is one of the gates hundreds of thousands of people must pass through in order to enter Australia. Next time you talk to anyone from a non-english speaking country who has recently applied for Australian residency or enrolled to study a course here, ask them about their IELTS exam.

Skaffold Pty Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Youtube Video

Generated 2 months ago

New videos detected

  • 20 Growth Stocks for 2017: November Webinar

    In our November Webinar we reveal 20 growth stocks for 2017. Over the past two years, we listed our growth stocks for the coming year, in the November issues of Money magazine. On average they have done very well (70.9% for our 2015 Growth stocks and 39.5% for the 2016 growth stocks). This year we have shared the growth stocks for 2017 filter as well as 20 stocks that came up in the filter.

Skaffold Pty Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 7 months ago

New blog articles detected

  • TPG disappoints

    On 20th September TPG Telecom (CODE:TPM) released their 2016 results and the market did not like what it saw. The stock price plunged 21.5% throughout the day. The areas of disappointment were underlying earnings and dividends coming in below expectations, and a dampened outlook for 2017. Uncertainty also surrounds a possible expansion into Singapore.

Skaffold Pty Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 7 months ago

Skaffold Pty Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 7 months ago

Skaffold Pty Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 7 months ago

Skaffold Pty Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Youtube Video

Generated 8 months ago

Out-Market Your Competitors?

Get complete competitive insights on over 2.2 million companies to drive your marketing strategy.

Create Free Account Log in

Out-Market Your Competitors

Get complete competitive insights on over 2.2 million companies to drive your marketing strategy.

Create Free Account

Already a user?  Log in