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Articles from: Keeping faith in Metcash to Buffett, cricket and investing

Keeping faith in Metcash

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 10 Sep 2013

At its annual general meeting in late August, Metcash Limited (MTS) said it is expecting a fall in underlying earnings per share (EPS) for the fiscal year to April 2014 in the high single digits

Bond managers can adapt

Author: Bill Gross
Date: 13 Aug 2013

Adaptation is tantamount to survival in the physical world

2 top mid-cap stock picks

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 23 Apr 2014

The Ausbil Australian Emerging Leaders Fund [10601] is a concentrated portfolio of mid and small-cap Australian shares that aims to outperform its benchmark over the medium to long term

Developing an investment strategy that works

Author: Edward Smith
Date: 27 Jun 2013

The ongoing discussion about investment strategies and the need for investors to ignore market volatility tends to assume every investor has a strategy, but some may still require help in developing them

13 common investing myths

Author: Shane Oliver
Date: 01 Apr 2014

The increasingly complex nature of investment markets leads many to adopt simple rules of thumb often based on common sense when making investment decisions

4 top economic transition stocks

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 30 May 2014

Australia's fading mining boom was the dominate theme in this year's federal budget, with the government no longer able to rely on solid revenue from a once-prosperous resources sector

ANZ's momentum solid, Santos slips

Author: Nicholas Grove/Christine St Anne
Date: 16 Aug 2013

Companies covered in this report: • Australian and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ)

Don't be a pig, Gross says

Author: Bill Gross
Date: 10 Feb 2014

"In days of old, when knights were bold and ladies most beholden, straw seemed like silk, and water, milk and silver almost golden." Not so sure about that limerick - it was probably a cruel world, those days of old

PIMCO chief to step down

Author: Eric Jacobson
Date: 22 Jan 2014

PIMCO has announced that chief executive and co-chief investment officer Mohamed El-Erian will be stepping down from those roles and departing PIMCO in mid-March 2014

Potential reversal point?

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 04 Nov 2014

Overview

Income from prisons and pipelines

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 06 Nov 2013

Income-hungry investors can benefit from funds that invest in a range of infrastructure assets, ranging from toll roads and prisons to gas pipelines

9 key risks to your investments

Author: Adam Zoll
Date: 22 Sep 2014

The risk/reward principle is among the most central tenets of investing

Economic update

Author: Donal Curtin
Date: 15 Oct 2014

To read the latest Economic update please click here .

Risk remains to the downside

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 20 May 2014

Overview

Heavily weighted to deeper pullback

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 27 May 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

Economic update

Author: Julian Robertson and Donal Curtin
Date: 25 Jul 2013

Themes that ran through May continued into June as world and local equity markets had a difficult month, particularly until 24 June

Resources still the key

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 09 Sep 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

Going beyond the cost debate in SMSFs

Author: Olivia Long
Date: 31 Oct 2013

There is increasing debate in the industry around what minimum balance should be required in order to make a self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) effective

Tax losses in an SMSF

Author: Melanie Dunn
Date: 20 Oct 2014

The Australian Tax Office (ATO) has indicated its intention to focus on tax losses claimed by self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs) in pension phase and claiming exempt current pension income

Alumina shares up despite Alcoa loss

Author: AAP NewsWire
Date: 09 Jul 2013

Alumina shares were up $3.50, or 3.5 per cent, at $1.035 at noon AEST

Odds favour prolonged correction

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 10 Jun 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

Australian stock opportunities

Author: Regina Meani
Date: 19 Aug 2013

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

Can we achieve a global growth target?

Author: Satyajit Das
Date: 12 Mar 2014

The G-20 Finance Ministers' Meeting in Sydney in February 2014 provided a convivial winter break for the global economic elite

PIMCO still a formidable fund suite

Author: Alex Prineas
Date: 25 Mar 2014

On 21 January 2014, PIMCO announced that former chief executive officer and co-chief investment officer Mohamed El-Erian would depart the firm by mid-March 2014

Africa outperforms frontier markets

Author: Oliver Bell
Date: 01 May 2014

Structural reforms and strong economic growth are fuelling equity outperformance and attracting increasing investor interest in the Africa and Middle East region

Nasdaq presents high-risk picture

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 14 Apr 2014

Overview

Telstra to return $4.7bn to investors

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 14 Aug 2014

Telstra (TLS) will return around $4.7 billion to shareholders after the nation's dominant telco announced a 14.6 per cent rise in full-year net profit to $4.3 billion on Thursday

Investors moving away from cash

Author: Katarina Taurian
Date: 07 Jun 2013

Investors are increasingly looking to get out of cash assets, according to HLB Mann Judd, prompting a warning that self-managed super fund (SMSF) investors shouldn't "overreact" and lose focus on their long-term investment strategies

3 pillars of investing

Author: Daniel Ivascyn
Date: 05 Nov 2014

Today's investing success, as we are so often reminded, is not a guarantee of future success

Buffett, cricket and investing

Author: Amay Hattangadi and Swanand Kelkar
Date: 04 Mar 2014

Australian cricketer-turned-commentator Dean Jones once observed that two-thirds of Sachin Tendulkar's game is based around defence

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