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Will CBA continue to underperform its peers?

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 14 Sep 2016

Analysts are divided on the outlook for the big four banks and impending changes to capital requirements has been weighing on the sector, especially the nation's biggest financial institution, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX: CBA)

Will battle of bulls, bears ever stop?

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 15 Jul 2014

Overview

Will Abenomics work?

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 20 May 2013

May 2013: A daring experiment is under way in the world's second-biggest modern economy

Wide swings likely in 2014

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 13 Jan 2014

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

Why you shouldn't ignore key reversals

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 08 Aug 2016

The Australian share market hit a brick wall last week, as it tested significant resistance

Why you should invest in the cybersecurity sector

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 18 Oct 2016

The recent Census fiasco provided another reminder of the growing threat of cybercrime in Australia, which reportedly costs the nation up to $17 billion a year

Why women are better investors than men

Author: Peter Esho
Date: 05 Aug 2013

My last few articles for Morningstar readers have been about portfolio strategy and the need to start looking offshore, as the structure of the Australian market makes outside opportunities attractive

Why we are bullish on China

Author: Peter Esho
Date: 19 Sep 2013

Chinese data continued to surprise in recent weeks

Why this resources company is back in favour

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 09 Mar 2017

In February, Santos Limited (ASX: STO) reported a loss of US$1.05 billion for fiscal 2016, after writing off more than US$1 billion from its Gladstone liquefied natural gas project

Why this could be the calm before the US market storm

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 29 Aug 2016

It was another week of quiet action in the US equity market

Why the US election won't dictate long-term market performance

Author: Angel Agudo
Date: 14 Nov 2016

After a heated and controversial presidential race, Donald Trump has come out as victor

Why the Federal Reserve is timid on rates

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 19 Oct 2015

One broad guide for evaluating central-bank decisions is this: When the case for a course of action is clear cut, central banks should have already acted

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

Why performance-chasing is wrong

Author: John Rekenthaler
Date: 03 Dec 2014

Vanguard has issued a new (short) report called, Quantifying the impact of chasing fund performance

Why Japan is a stock picker's paradise

Author: Tom Becket
Date: 06 Jan 2016

Change is a word totally applicable to Japan at this time

Why it may be time to sit on the sidelines

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 04 Oct 2016

There's not a huge amount to report on this week but let's jump in and see what is happening in the US and the major European markets

Why investors should look to BHP for market guidance

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 27 Sep 2016

It was yet another relatively quiet week for the US equity market

Why infrastructure appeals to investors: 3 reasons and 3 stocks

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 02 Mar 2017

Government spokespeople often refer to infrastructure in broad terms, referring to everything from bridges and gas pipelines, through to power stations, telecommunications cabling and roads--see, for example, US President Donald Trump's State of the Union address earlier this week

Why export-mad Germany and the euro can't coexist indefinitely

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 16 Aug 2016

The Eurozone, after eight years, has just achieved an economic feat that took the world economy just one year to complete

Why emerging markets are rallying

Author: Kerry Craig
Date: 14 Oct 2014

Current accounts, currencies and central banks can go a long way to explaining the underperformance in emerging-market equities since 2011 -- and also their recent rise

Why China's debt-fuelled economic expansion can't keep happening

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 23 Sep 2016

The People's Daily is the Communist Party of China's flagship media outlet

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

Why are SMSF trust deeds still so important?

Author: Peter Townsend
Date: 23 Mar 2016

The laws of the main eastern states of Australia prevent a "deed" from existing electronically and therefore prevent it from being signed electronically

Why Abenomics keeps missing the mark

Author: Wharton School
Date: 30 Oct 2015

Standard & Poor's recently cut its long-term credit rating of Japan one level, down to A+, and markets do not seem to have reacted much, if at all

Which animal is the best investor?

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 05 Jul 2016

You will all be aware of the bulls and bears, as they relate to the state of the market, but what about as they relate to the personality of certain investors? As you know, a bull market is characterised by rising prices and a bear market by declining ones.

Which animal is the best investor?

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 03 Jan 2017

Animal spirits are alive and well in the stock market

Where will jobs come from under Turnbull?

Author: David Bassanese
Date: 30 Sep 2015

Our newly installed Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has stressed the importance of innovation and flexibility if Australia is to prosper in the face of the mining sector downturn

Where to shop for top retail stocks

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 27 Nov 2015

A slowing economy, mixed consumer and business confidence, and a weakening currency have all put pressure on the Aussie retail sector

Where to put your cash

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 25 Oct 2013

Although cash rates are losing their appeal, it doesn't mean investors have to abandon the asset class entirely

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

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