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Articles from: Dangers in search for yield to AMP impresses, ASX meets guidance

Dangers in search for yield

Author: Owen Holdaway
Date: 27 May 2013

Leading equity portfolio managers have warned of the dangers of investors becoming too attracted to stocks with unsustainable yields

3 top "old and boring" tech stocks

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 25 Nov 2013

A recent survey conducted by online stock research application provider Skaffold showed that over two-thirds of Australian investors intended to maintain their current exposures to offshore markets

6 stock investing concepts explained

Author: Matthew Coffina
Date: 13 Nov 2014

Periodically, it's important to review the basics of our investment philosophy, both for investors who are new to Morningstar and for long-time followers who could use a refresher

CSL and Primary reaffirm guidance

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 12 Feb 2014

Companies covered in this report: • CSL Limited

Australian investors eye offshore assets

Author: Arian Neiron
Date: 24 Nov 2014

Australian investors have been increasingly turning to international investments to diversify their portfolios

Finalists in the Morningstar Awards 2014 announced

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 24 Feb 2014

Morningstar has announced the finalists in the eight categories of the Morningstar Awards 2014

QBE disappoints, NAB on track

Author: Nicholas Grove/Christine St Anne
Date: 20 Aug 2013

Companies covered in this report: • QBE Insurance (QBE)

Super contributions for 65 and beyond

Author: Graeme Colley
Date: 25 Nov 2014

Making contributions in the year you or your partner turn 65 is a common topic as it seems to cause confusion about how much can be contributed as a concessional (tax-deductible) or non-concessional (non-deductible) amount

Woodside and high yield

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 19 Sep 2013

Woodside Petroleum's (WPL) announcement earlier this year that it would move from a 50 per cent to an 80 per cent payout ratio "for several years" was welcomed by investors with open arms and increased the company's appeal as a yield stock

Yellen's unusual priority for a central banker

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 15 Jul 2014

Alan Greenspan in 2006 retired a hero after 19 years as chairman of the Federal Reserve

Rio's profit soars, Tabcorp result in line

Author: Nicholas Grove/Christine St Anne
Date: 07 Aug 2014

Companies covered in this report: • Rio Tinto

Overcoming speculation and fervour

Author: Martin Conlon
Date: 13 Nov 2013

The chief executive of Morgan Stanley, James Gorman, commented in a recent interview that he believed the chance of another financial crisis in our lifetime was "as close to zero as I could imagine"

Keating's other legacy

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 22 Nov 2013

My book, A Super History , closely explored the beginnings of Australia's compulsory superannuation industry

The semiotics of central banks

Author: Satyajit Das
Date: 10 Jul 2013

Twist and shout taper ..

A new way to identify quality companies

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 05 Aug 2014

The recent article titled How to avoid a bad stock followed the recent launch of the Morningstar Stewardship Rating methodology

Make your cash work harder

Author: Elizabeth Moran
Date: 17 Jun 2014

Australian investors are overweight cash and shares and are missing an important allocation to bonds, which sits in between the two asset classes

All Ords set to break upper limits

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 01 Apr 2014


Winners and laggers in a rebalancing economy

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 19 Jul 2013

There has always been a lot of chatter about Australia's two-speed economy

3 global income strategies

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 20 Jun 2014

Investors are increasingly looking across the globe for investment opportunities, with data from Morningstar showing strong fund inflows into many global equity funds

Banks index tests 2007 all-time highs

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 29 Apr 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

5 safe Melbourne Cup day stock bets

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 04 Nov 2014

The Melbourne Cup -- the race that stops a nation -- takes place today

Transurban shows strength, Cochlear meets guidance

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 05 Aug 2014

Companies covered in this report: • Transurban Group

Have the banks gone ex-growth?

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 26 Aug 2013

Earlier this year, well-respected Fidelity portfolio manager Kate Howitt commented on the outlook for banks

Bernanke's taper tinkering

Author: Tad Rivelle
Date: 27 Aug 2013

The end of QE3 is nigh and financially repressive policies may be generally tapered over the course of 2014

Metcash posts fall in profit, dividend

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 23 Jun 2014

Metcash Limited (MTS) on Monday announced an 11 per cent fall in underlying net profit to $250.1 million for the financial year to the end of April, in line with guidance provided by the company in March

How to avoid a bad stock

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 24 Jun 2014

The book Boganaire : The Rise and Fall of Nathan Tinkler gives a detailed account of the spectacular fortune a mining entrepreneur achieved through a number of successful speculative mining deals

Are SMSFs too exposed to longevity risk?

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 14 Nov 2014

"The risk when you are young is dying

Murray inquiry: Don't panic

Author: Peter Warnes
Date: 08 Dec 2014

Share prices on the major banks may come under pressure from headlines and probable offshore hedge fund and local short-selling

How to defer tax

Author: Cate Tripodi, Peter Lee and Anne Graham
Date: 12 Jun 2014

Why is it possible to defer tax? Tripodi : Tax legislation is quite prescriptive about what can and can't be done, but does provide some opportunities to consider, such as bringing forward income or possibly delaying the time income is received.

AMP impresses, ASX meets guidance

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 21 Aug 2014

Companies covered in this report: • AMP Limited

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