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2 prospects in an overvalued market

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 11 Jul 2014

For the investor on the hunt for quality businesses, the 16-page Huntleys' Forecast 2014-15 report provides insightful, in-depth analysis into the few opportunities now left in the Australian equity market

4 mining stock growth drivers

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 30 Oct 2013

Any gains in the Australian share market recently have largely been made by the major banks and the large defensive stocks

3 stocks to avoid in fiscal 2015

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 08 Sep 2014

By any number of measures, the recently concluded Australian fiscal 2014 earnings season could be described as a pleasing one for investors

Woolworths lifts profit, dividend and guidance

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 28 Feb 2014

Australian retail giant Woolworths Limited (WOW) on Friday announced a 14.5 per cent rise in net profit to $1.32 billion for the half year ended 5 January 2014

ANZ lifts profit, Cochlear ups dividend

Author: Christine St Anne/Nicholas Grove
Date: 11 Feb 2014

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

3 undervalued prospects in healthcare

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 01 Aug 2014

Fund manager and Canadian, Andrew Waight, sees similarities between his native country and Australia

Not the time to doubt Europe

Author: John Ingram
Date: 01 Sep 2014

Jittery investors could be forgiven for having doubts about European equities in today's markets

4 ways to cut tax and beat the budget levy

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 04 Jun 2014

While the frail, the poor and the young will shoulder the bulk of the budget's cutbacks, there is also a bit of a sting in the tail for higher-income earners

Why SMSFs use ETFs

Author: Alex Vynokur
Date: 26 Jun 2014

The two acronyms "SMSF" and "ETF" are responsible for some of the largest changes to the Australian investment landscape in recent years

Will battle of bulls, bears ever stop?

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 15 Jul 2014


Don't rule out quick shock to system

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 08 Oct 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

The right stocks

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 03 Jun 2013

At the 2013 Morningstar SMSF Trustee Strategy Day in Sydney last week, Morningstar head of equities research Peter Warnes provided some indispensable guidance for those investors caught up in the current yield-hungry environment

Crown battles Echo in growth stakes

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 12 Jul 2013

Last week, Crown Limited (CWN) successfully proceeded to stage three of the NSW government's casino proposal for its Barangaroo site

5 costly SMSF traps to avoid

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 20 Aug 2013

There are a plenty of anecdotes regarding self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) trustees who have been hit by fines for unwittingly misinterpreting the rules

Better growth and yield prospects

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 07 Aug 2013

Another rate cut was delivered by the Reserve Bank of Australia on Tuesday, as expected

Emerging markets poised for growth

Author: David Semple
Date: 11 Sep 2014

The tide is turning for emerging markets, which we believe are poised to offer higher economic growth in the medium term, particularly as investors diversify away from their domestic economies and seek better earnings growth from emerging-markets economies

Telstra, dividends and growth

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 29 Oct 2014

"Putting investors first" was the opening theme at last week's Morningstar Individual Investor Conference

Discretionary stock opportunities?

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 27 May 2013

Investors' concerns about the impact of recent warm weather on sales have seen Australian discretionary apparel retailers lag the broader share market over the past several weeks.

Misjudging Germany's might

Author: Satyajit Das
Date: 20 Jan 2014

Following the grand coalition with the Social Democrat Party, Chancellor Angela Merkel will once more preside over Germany in a "grand coalition"

Wesfarmers, Woodside lift dividends

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 19 Feb 2014

Companies covered in this report: • Wesfarmers Limited

Australia's ETF market: A year in review

Author: Arian Neiron
Date: 05 Feb 2014

Last year was an exceptional year for the exchange-traded products (ETPs) market in Australia

Where to find the best Buys

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 31 May 2013

Investing in an overvalued market was a big theme that resonated throughout last week's Morningstar Investment Conference

10 top "smart-beta" stocks

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 09 May 2014

Investors will have heard or read about "smart-beta" strategies and may have scratched their heads, wondering what they are actually all about

Gold miners may push higher

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 24 Jun 2014


Opportunities for stock picking in Japan

Author: William Davies
Date: 27 May 2013

Quantitative easing (QE) has been credited with sparking one of Japan's strongest rallies in decades

A healthy correction in emerging markets

Author: Scott Minerd
Date: 04 Feb 2014

The current rout in emerging markets is a healthy turn in the economic cycle

Origin's earnings slip, Asciano's in line

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 21 Aug 2014

Companies covered in this report: • Origin Energy

Brambles demerges from struggling Recall

Author: AAP NewsWire
Date: 02 Jul 2013

Brambles shareholders will receive new shares in Recall Holdings proportionate to their existing Brambles shareholding, while retaining their existing Brambles shares, the company said on Tuesday

Europe faces danger of deflation

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 28 Jan 2014

Greece, as is often the case, is a bellwether for all that is going wrong in Europe

Avoiding the portfolio potholes

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 03 Nov 2014

It can take only one bad stock investment decision to bring down the value of an investment portfolio

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