Mike King

Mike King is a Fool.com.au Investment Analyst and Writer. He caught the investing bug more than a decade ago, at a time when the U.S. had invaded Iraq and fear reigned in the markets. His initial success as the markets took off encouraged his passion and thirst for knowledge. With 13 years behind him at one of Australia's largest domestic banks, Mike's passion for stocks led him to join a boutique funds management firm, where he stayed for four years. A seven-year stint in equity research at one of the largest investment banks in the world followed that, giving Mike a thirst to pursue his passion further. Mike holds a Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment and a Graduate Certificate in Financial Planning. His passion is to help retail investors invest better, and that passion was one of his primary reasons for joining The Motley Fool Australia in late 2011. Mike has written thousands of articles since joining, including for Fairfax Media, Yahoo!7, Ninemsn and has also appeared on ABC's The Business. You can see all of Mikes' holdings here

Posts by Mike King

4 shares jumping on the ASX today

The S&P/ASX 300 fell 1.2%, but these four companies saw their share prices jump more than 5% More »

Are these 10 shares the biggest bargains in the S&P/ASX 200?

These 10 companies have seen their share prices plunge by 30% or more since the start of 2016 More »

Why the markets are being whacked

S&P/ASX 200 enters bear market territory, as turmoil sweeps through global markets More »

Rio Tinto Limited boots progressive dividend policy as earnings plunge

Rio Tinto Limited (ASX: RIO) forecasts massive fall in 2016 dividend More »

Miners agree: Worst still to come

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) and Rio Tinto Limited (ASX: RIO) lost US$1 billion a month in revenues each last financial year More »

What market selloff? 10 ASX shares punch out gains

The S&P/ASX 200 may have entered a bear market yesterday, but these 10 shares have more than doubled in the past year More »

Is Virgin Australia a buy at this share price?

Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd (ASX: VAH) share price has dropped 5.1% to 46.5 cents despite huge jump in pre-tax profit More »

Is the Burson share price headed above $5.00?

The Burson Group Ltd (ASX:BAP) share price gains 4% in early trade More »

Is China Waste Corporation Ltd headed for oblivion?

With no business and hardly any cash left in the bank, China Waste Corporation Ltd (ASX:CWC) appears to be headed for the bin More »

Is Woolworths a buy at this share price?

Should you buy Woolworths Limited (ASX:WOW) shares at today's share price of $22.34? More »

Oil and gas companies are going bust at a fast rate

150 oil and gas companies at risk of going bust according to US energy consultant IHS Inc. More »

Telstra Corporation Ltd in home energy battle with utilities

Could Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX:TLS) begin offering energy solutions along with broadband bundles? More »

Goldman Sachs: Crashing markets offer opportunities

Opportunities for brave (read value) investors as global markets plunge More »

Nearmap Ltd reports: What you need to know

Nearmap Ltd (ASX:NEA) sees 21% increase in revenues More »