Our super funds could have cleaned up when the market crashed 40% and then rebounded by about as much. That they didn't says a lot about how hard it is to time trades.
Normally stock markets tell us a lot about the economy. In 2020 that's no longer the case.
While institutional investors are selling stocks, retail investors are buying. They may not understand the risks.
Monday's share market surge was a pure as any a test of what the market thought of the election results.
Turbulence on the stock market will demand investor attention until Christmas, says UNSW Business School Professor Elvira Sojli, who specialises in understanding periods of market uncertainty.
The share market jumped after Scott Morrison won the leadership, and for once the jump seems to mean something.
The unicorn bubble could be about to pop, writes Usman W. Chohan.
While markets should factor in all information, movements in stock prices can still be driven by irrational behaviour, writes Richard Holden.