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Articles from: Santa in a black SUV; Is the Fed's independence challenged? to Ramsay's profit up 19pc, Qantas beats guidance

Santa in a black SUV; Is the Fed's independence challenged?

Author: Peter Warnes
Date: 02 Dec 2016

Did Santa leave his North Pole base a month early? Did he disguise himself in a dark blue suit, a red tie and red baseball cap? Were his eight loyal reindeers replaced by black, window-tinted SUVs? Did he alter his welcoming greeting from "Ho, Ho, Ho" to hand claps and thumbs up? Has his traditional December stock-market rally come a month early? Possibly.

Same song still on repeat

Author: Martin Conlon
Date: 16 Mar 2016

Investment strategy of recent years has been somewhat monotonous

Safe withdrawal rates for Australian retirees

Author: David Blanchett/Anthony Serhan/Peter Gee
Date: 02 Feb 2016

There is a growing body of literature on safe withdrawal rates for retirees

Russell shifts to alternative bond strategies

Author: Owen Holdaway
Date: 17 May 2013

Russell Investments has reorientated its portfolios away from traditional fixed income towards alternative and emerging market strategies, in light of new research

Running an SMSF: How to deal with the ATO

Author: Julie Hartley
Date: 22 Apr 2016

To err is human and it is the Australian Taxation Office's (ATO) job to make sure trustees understand when they have done something wrong and why it happened

Rotation to keep All Ords flat

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 22 Jul 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

Room for some optimism

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 17 Jun 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

Risks to China outlook intensify

Author: AllianceBernstein
Date: 26 Apr 2016

A consistent theme in our China research has been to acknowledge the risks inherent in the country's plan to rebalance its economy from an investment-driven model to one in which consumption plays a greater role

Risks and opportunities in China

Author: Eric Moffett and Chris Kushlis
Date: 03 Sep 2015

Risk remains to the downside

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 20 May 2014

Overview

Risk not yet eliminated

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 09 Sep 2014

Overview

Risk and reward: Finding the perfect balance

Author: Simon Doyle
Date: 13 Jul 2016

While the immediate ramifications were felt hardest in the UK and Europe (especially in currency markets where the sterling slumped and in financial stocks), away from Europe the ramifications were more benign

Rise of the Scrap Age

Author: Morningstar
Date: 01 Mar 2016

Beaten-down iron ore and metallurgical coal prices have prompted investors to wonder whether we've finally reached a bottom

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

Rio's earnings, dividend beat forecasts

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 13 Feb 2014

Global mining giant Rio Tinto (RIO) on Thursday announced a 10 per cent increase in underlying earnings to US$10.2 billion for 2013

Rio Tinto's profit beats expectations

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 06 Aug 2015

Global mining giant Rio Tinto (RIO) on Thursday announced a 43 per cent fall in first-half 2015 underlying earnings to US$2.9 billion

Retirement planning: Yes, you can be too conservative

Author: Christine Benz
Date: 13 Sep 2016

When it comes to retirement planning, "hope for the best, plan for the worst" is a reasonable motto

Retirees take federal budget hit

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 15 May 2015

As expected, the government did not announce any changes to superannuation in this week's budget

Resources to remain a drag

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 16 Mar 2015

Overview

Resources to lead next leg upward

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 09 Dec 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

Resources still the key

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 09 Sep 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

Resource stocks: stronger for longer?

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 12 Jun 2015

"Stronger for longer" was the catchcry among resources investors during the most recent mining boom, with China's explosive growth helping catapult commodity and stock prices higher

Resist a return to double-taxation: Bowen

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 23 Aug 2013

The Coalition's return to a "double-taxation" system should be resisted at every level, Federal Treasurer Chris Bowen said in Sydney on Friday

Remember the May peak

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 04 Nov 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

Reforms drive growth in Asia

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 26 May 2015

During a recent presentation hosted by Morningstar Australia, global investor and Platinum Asset Management (PTM) founder Kerr Neilson pointed to a map of the world

Reconciling market psychology with fundamentals

Author: Karl Siegling
Date: 23 Oct 2013

In our previous article, Hope, fear and greed , we wrote about the extreme effects psychology can have on the share price of a stock and the market overall

Rebalancing appears to be broadening

Author: Paul Bloxham
Date: 28 Oct 2013

Australia's economic growth is showing more signs of rebalancing

Reasons to reconsider investing in China

Author: Dale Nicholls
Date: 23 Mar 2015

When looking at China, overseas equity investors are bombarded by headline-grabbing negative stories

Reason for optimism

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 01 Jun 2015

Overview

Ramsay's profit up 19pc, Qantas beats guidance

Author: Nicholas Grove/Christine St Anne
Date: 26 Feb 2015

Companies covered in this report: • Ramsay Health Care (RHC)

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