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Articles from: 5 top stocks with yield plus growth to 3 top stocks worthy of Warren Buffett

5 top stocks with yield plus growth

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 26 Jul 2013

US industrialist John D Rockefeller once said "the greatest pleasure in life was watching dividends come in"

Special dividends from BHP and Rio?

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 02 May 2013

The news last week that Woodside Petroleum (WPL) would pay a special dividend garnered an enthusiastic response from investors

Investing in BRIC and African economies

Author: Mark Mobius
Date: 30 May 2013

Growth in BRIC economies has slowed down in 2012 and early 2013

Lessons from the Lehman collapse

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 20 Sep 2013

The collapse of US bank Lehman Brothers in 2008 spurred one of the greatest financial meltdowns the world has ever known

Europe sentiment boosts investor confidence

Author: Rachael Micallef
Date: 30 May 2013

Investor confidence continued to rise in May, driven by a shift in risk appetite among European institutions, according to the State Street Investor Confidence Index (ICI)

Market Index Performance l February 2014

Author: Morningstar
Date: 06 Mar 2014

2 high-quality small-cap stocks

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 24 Apr 2014

It has been an "interesting" year for small-cap stocks, one that has been characterised by widely diverging performances, Morningstar equity strategist Gareth James says

Global policy will support growth

Author: George Boubouras
Date: 04 Aug 2014

Supportive (and very innovative) global policy settings over many years have engineered a more durable recovery in global growth that is driving better portfolio returns

Will Telstra keep outperforming?

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 24 Jul 2013

Telstra (TLS) has outperformed the market over the past 12 months, delivering a return that is roughly 12 per cent above the S&P/ASX 200

Is there still value in AREITs?

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 26 Jun 2013

This time last year, Ibbotson Associations (a Morningstar company), published an upbeat assessment of the Australian real estate investment trust (AREIT) sector

Market makes encouraging breaks

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 26 Aug 2014

Overview

Greater China equities: In or out?

Author: Germaine Share
Date: 24 Jun 2014

Despite concerns over slower growth, shadow banking and corporate governance issues in China, the Greater China equity panellists at our inaugural Morningstar Investment Conference in Asia were bullish on the market

6 stocks linked to the housing boom

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 11 Dec 2013

HSBC chief economist Paul Bloxham reckons Australia's housing boom is just beginning

10 steps for capital-guaranteed product investing

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 06 May 2013

Corporate regulator ASIC has issued a checklist for investors to use before they consider buying into capital-guaranteed products

Banks are due for a rest

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 13 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

Investors asking wrong questions about bonds

Author: Rachael Micallef
Date: 27 May 2013

Investors are asking the wrong questions when it comes to the bond market in the current low-interest-rate environment, according to a panel of experts

Fast-growing stocks in the New Neutral

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 27 Aug 2014

It was global bond manager PIMCO that developed the term "new neutral," a concept that morphed from its original investment thesis, the "new normal"

Hope, fear and greed

Author: Karl Siegling
Date: 25 Sep 2013

Often in the investment industry we hear people say, "I am a fundamental investor" or "We only look at fundamentals"

What a sinking Aussie dollar means for your portfolio

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 23 Sep 2014

The Australian dollar fell to a six-month low this week

Economic update

Author: Donal Curtin
Date: 19 Nov 2014

To read the latest Economic update please click here .

4 high-growth stocks for Australia Day

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 24 Jan 2014

With Australia Day close at hand, millions of Australians will soon be celebrating the history of this great nation

3 couples, 3 different portfolios

Author: Elizabeth Moran
Date: 04 Mar 2014

I was in Perth recently and had a lively dinner with three couples with completely different fixed-income portfolios

Odds of topside break slim

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 26 Aug 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: Donal Curtin
Date: 19 Dec 2013

SMSF investors boost exposure to managed funds

Author: Rachael Micallef
Date: 13 May 2013

Self-managed super fund (SMSF) trustees have boosted exposure to managed funds in the wake of continuing interest-rate drops

Medibank: A CBA-style IPO?

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 23 Oct 2014

The wait is over

Tidal change will benefit active managers

Author: Tim Stewart
Date: 08 May 2013

The big temptation at the moment is to buy low-volatility stocks or "go passive" - but conservative investors could soon be rueing their decision

Quality buys in a market pullback

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 05 Jul 2013

In late June, a Special Bulletin by Morningstar head of equities research Peter Warnes emphasised that there was still long-term value in the market despite a pullback

Central bankers talk too much

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 29 Oct 2013

Transparency is an absolute good, it seems, for many people

3 top stocks worthy of Warren Buffett

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 15 Oct 2014

Earlier this month, billionaire and legendary investor Warren Buffett unveiled plans to buy Van Tuyl Group, the fifth-largest auto dealership company in the United States, for an undisclosed amount

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