Latest articles on Nick Kunze

When the best advice is to do nothing

The decision to flip the portfolios to a net long worked in our favour as the all share rallied 4,5% last week, writes <b>Nick Kunze</b>.

Is risk aversion back?

Trader's blog: Our trader is concerned about signs coming out of Ireland.

The problem with public holidays

Trader's blog: Public holidays are a waste of time for a trader, and the markets are definitely starting to weaken.

Complacency suggests it’s time to take profits

Trader's Blog: After having made money out of the market run over the last few weeks, our trader is ready to take some short positions.

Buy on rumour, sell on fact

Trader's blog: Market anxiety grows despite better than expected earnings out of the US. So what are the best trades to place?

World Cup is over, let the trades return

Trader's blog: Goodbye June, the month that never traded, and hello US earnings results.

Trader’s Blog: Market volumes on a go-slow

After a relatively quiet week and with the World Cup nearing its end, trading volumes will hopefully start to pick up, writes <b>Nick Kunze.</b>

A bit of a breather

Trader's blog: The market is probably due a bit of a breather.

Big win for long bets last week

Trader's blog: Luck plays a big role but now it's time to bank profits and sit on the cash.

Which way to bet in this unreadable market?

Trader's blog: Trying to find direction in this market is giving traders a real headache.

Never sell a dull market

Trader's blog: With people calling for the collapse of Europe, this may be a good time to be contrarian.

North Korea, oil spills and volcanos

Traders Blog: North Korea, oil spills, Bangkok, volcanic ash. It is starting to sound like that Billy Joel song except we did start the fire.

Another case of sell in May and go away?

Traders' Blog: Angela Merkel ruined the party but the JSE still managed some gains.

Shorting the market paid dividends

Traders' Blog: Volatility is always a trader's friend, but where to from here?

Risk aversion gains momentum

After months of low volatility and the steady grind, it was nice to finally get a chance to trade on some momentum, writes Nick Kunze.

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