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Articles from: Why SMSFs use ETFs to What the market is missing in Japan

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 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 have the BRICs underperformed?

Author: Scott Berg
Date: 09 Jun 2015

Whether looking at absolute or relative returns, economic growth figures or delivered earnings growth, many emerging market index statistics over the past few years have made for painful viewing

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 Australian investors should consider Japanese equities

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 26 Oct 2016

Japanese stocks have lost ground in 2016, with a rising exchange rate dampening exporters' profits and foreign investors retreating from the market

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 ANZ's sale of SRCB stake makes sense

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 04 Jan 2017

On Tuesday, the bank announced it had agreed to sell its 20 per cent stake in SRCB to China COSCO Shipping Corporation Limited and Shanghai Sino-Poland Enterprise Management Development Corporation Limited for $1.8 billion

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 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

Where the Queen's bank sees value

Author: Alan Higgins
Date: 16 Jun 2015

Overweight equities despite stretched valuations We remain positive on equities in general and see them making modest gains as the global economic recovery continues

Where leading stock-pickers are finding value

Author: Jeff Ptak
Date: 01 Jul 2015

Where are valuations and values today? Both managers are bottom-up investors, but when pressed for their market-level view neither see stocks as unreasonably expensive

When will US rates rise?

Author: David Bassanese
Date: 31 Aug 2015

The "softly softy" approach by the United States Federal Reserve (the Fed) over recent years was again on display with the release of the minutes from the July FOMC (Federal Open Market Committee) policy meeting

When to sell a fund

Author: Peter Arnold
Date: 12 Mar 2015

As we age, our investment choices need to change to suit new circumstances and new objectives

When the going gets tough, go exotic

Author: AllianceBernstein
Date: 07 Sep 2016

Whether investing globally--or with a particular regional focus, such as Asia, or sector focus, such as emerging markets (EM)--investors can benefit from taking both a top-down and bottom-up view of portfolio construction

When small is big

Author: Mark Mobius
Date: 07 Nov 2013

There's a popular saying in the US, "Good things come in small packages," which is generally a statement about gifts of jewellery

What's next for emerging markets?

Author: Zachary Karabell
Date: 06 Oct 2015

In August, equity markets finally displayed the volatility that many had been anticipating

What's in store for global equities in 2016?

Author: Dominic Rossi
Date: 15 Dec 2015

Next year promises to be a better year for equities than 2015, when markets were rattled by much weaker-than-expected growth in emerging markets

What will China look like in 2025?

Author: Daniel Rohr
Date: 10 Mar 2016

China's faltering economy has sent shivers through the global markets in 2016, and for good reason

What Westfield can teach us about strategy

Author: Peter Esho
Date: 13 May 2013

Last week's Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) rate cut brings about some important questions

What to know about Nine's IPO

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 19 Nov 2013

Free-to-air television broadcaster Nine Entertainment Co Holdings Limited (NEC) is scheduled to list on the Australian Securities Exchange on or around 12 December

What to do and what to avoid 10 years from retirement

Author: Andrew Zbik
Date: 21 Dec 2016

The average superannuation balance for Australians aged 45-54 is $151,500 for males and $90,800 for females

What the market is missing in Japan

Author: James Hunt
Date: 09 Jul 2014

In 2012, we penned a note entitled The Sun Also Rises , in which we made a contrarian case for investment in Japanese stocks

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