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Better buying opportunities ahead?

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 11 Nov 2013

Disclaimer : To the extent that any content in this report constitutes advice, it is general advice that has been prepared by Lesley Beath without taking into account the particular investment objectives, financial situation and particular needs of any individual investors

Key reasons to invest offshore

Author: Peter Esho
Date: 24 Jun 2013

My last note touched on the importance of strategy as the very first requirement when thinking about your portfolio

3 top assets for SMSF protection

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 17 Apr 2014

Warren Buffett once said: "Rule number one is never lose money

Getting exposure to quality global equities

Author: Arian Neiron
Date: 11 Sep 2013

As the exchange-traded funds (ETF) industry develops and opens up global financial markets to Australians, ETFs are becoming more widely used by all types of investors, from individuals building their portfolios to retirees seeking to manage their retirement income and broaden their asset exposures

Aristocrat lifts profit 10pc to $118m

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 25 Nov 2014

Aristocrat Leisure (ALL) on Tuesday announced a fiscal 2014 net profit before one-off items of $118.1 million, up 10.2 per cent on the prior year

CBA records $2.3bn 1Q profit

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 05 Nov 2014

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) on Wednesday announced a cash profit of around $2.3 billion for the first fiscal quarter ended 30 September 2014, up 10 per cent on the same quarter in the previous year

Why buying at the right price matters

Author: Andrew Lill
Date: 18 Aug 2014

Over the past five years share markets have risen significantly, with Australian shares up 11 per cent and global shares up 16.6 per cent

Seeking high dividends from ETFs

Author: Tim Murphy
Date: 07 May 2014

Investors building income portfolios with listed investments historically have often relied on dividends from blue-chip shares like the major banks and Telstra (TLS) , or in more recent times, have chased the higher yields on offer from hybrid securities, particularly those issued by the major banks

ANZ lifts cash profit, dividends

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 31 Oct 2014

Australian and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ) on Friday said its cash profit for the fiscal year ended 30 September 2014 rose 10 per cent to $7.1 billion

3 drivers behind a gold price hike

Author: Russel Chesler
Date: 10 Jun 2014

The gold price has been volatile in 2014

3 winning dividend stocks

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 05 Sep 2014

More companies lifted than cut dividends in the latest reporting season

Should the AGM be abolished?

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 10 May 2013

The bulk of questions at Westpac's (WBC) annual general meeting (AGM) last year focused on customer service

There will be haircuts for investors

Author: Bill Gross
Date: 07 May 2013

"Good as Money," proclaimed the ad for Twenty Grand Vodka infused with cognac

Made in the USA again

Author: Dan Crimmins
Date: 01 Oct 2014

The extent of the US manufacturing renaissance is little appreciated

Woolworths continues to outperform

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 06 Feb 2014

Companies covered in this report: • Woolworths Limited

Don't forget Japan

Author: Tom Becket
Date: 01 Oct 2013

In among the terribly tedious "taper" debate, the excitement over the long overdue return to growth in the eurozone and the "Great Deceleration" in the emerging market economies, the major story from the first half of the year has been ignored - Japan

Global threats are mounting

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 25 Aug 2014

The hazards confronting the world economy are mounting

Is there value in the Healthscope IPO?

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 18 Jul 2014

There has been much ado about the upcoming float of Healthscope

Overcoming liquidity risk

Author: Arian Neiron
Date: 15 May 2014

The recent volatility in equities demonstrates that markets remain fragile

Global equities: 1999 all over again?

Author: Alex Prineas
Date: 28 May 2014

Stretched global equity valuations, a dim outlook for China and the risk of rising interest rates -- the global equity panellists at Morningstar's 2014 Investment Conference explored all these concerns, yet remained optimistic about their portfolios

Australian equities: Is there more to come?

Author: Tim Wong
Date: 21 May 2014

Valuations across the Australian market, the seemingly insatiable search for yield and the state of the resources sector were among the main topics discussed by the Australian equity panellists at this year's Morningstar Investment Conference

Position yourself for inflation outbreak, warns BT

Author: Tim Stewart
Date: 14 May 2013

The global economy is being primed to dangerous levels and investors need to be prepared for an "outbreak" of inflation, says BT chief investment officer Patrick Farrell

Emerging markets: Great potential for the patient

Author: Jason Stipp
Date: 13 Dec 2013

Stipp : In your November letter to shareholders, you wrote: "As frustrating as this year has been, I do not think it matters much to the long-term investor with an objective perspective." We've heard the story about emerging-markets' potential for many years, especially coming out of the financial crisis

The income advantage over term deposits

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 27 Nov 2013

In recent times, investors would have read countless articles (including this one) about falling cash rates

Peter Warnes' magnificent 7

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 30 Apr 2014

Subscribers to Huntleys' Your Money Weekly will know that Morningstar head of equities research Peter Warnes is not afraid to tell it how he sees it

Emerging world needs new model

Author: Dominic Rossi
Date: 15 Aug 2013

The recent weakness in emerging market equities is structural

How much should I hold in ETFs?

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 19 Sep 2014

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have always appealed to investors

Is the threat of inflation real?

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 18 Jul 2013

The Federal Reserve judges that inflation is low enough for it to prolong its third splash of quantitative easing

Trust refuses to offer Equity Trustees due diligence

Author: Rachael Micallef
Date: 20 May 2013

The Trust Company (TRU) is refusing to offer due diligence to Equity Trustees (EQT) after reiterating its recommendation for Perpetual's (PPT) acquisition offer

The mysterious world of bitcoin

Author: Knowledge@Wharton
Date: 30 Apr 2013

Just what exactly should we make of bitcoin? The once-obscure digital currency has had quite a ride

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