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Articles from: Populism takes a wrong turn to Oh, inverted world

Populism takes a wrong turn

Author: Bill Gross
Date: 23 Nov 2016

The Trumpian Fox has entered the Populist Henhouse, not so much by stealth but as a result of Middle America's misinterpretation of what will make America great again

Plan now for pension access

Author: Natasha Panagis
Date: 23 Jun 2015

Background Most Centrelink and Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA) payments are means tested to determine the amount of pension an eligible person is entitled to

Pitfalls and potential of small caps

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 19 Jun 2015

Buying small-cap stocks is an inherently riskier business than buying large-cap stocks and investors need to do thorough due diligence to ensure they don't buy a dud, says Morningstar equities analyst Nathan Zaia

PIMCO's Gross opens up on interest rates

Author: Adam Zoll
Date: 23 Jun 2014

Interest rates need to rise but must not be extended too far or a bear market may result, says PIMCO founder and chief investment officer Bill Gross

PIMCO still a formidable fund suite

Author: Alex Prineas
Date: 25 Mar 2014

On 21 January 2014, PIMCO announced that former chief executive officer and co-chief investment officer Mohamed El-Erian would depart the firm by mid-March 2014

PIMCO chief to step down

Author: Eric Jacobson
Date: 22 Jan 2014

PIMCO has announced that chief executive and co-chief investment officer Mohamed El-Erian will be stepping down from those roles and departing PIMCO in mid-March 2014

Picking the right global strategy

Author: Andrew Lill
Date: 11 Jun 2015

Most investors think about investing in global equity markets and global currencies as the same thing

Peter Warnes' magnificent 7

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 30 Apr 2014

Subscribers to Huntleys' Your Money Weekly will know that Morningstar head of equities research Peter Warnes is not afraid to tell it how he sees it

Perpetual named Fund Manager of the Year

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 03 Mar 2014

Perpetual Investments has been named Fund Manager of the Year in the Australian Morningstar Awards 2014

Perpetual lifts profit despite tough markets

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 25 Aug 2016

Perpetual (ASX: PPT) rallied on Thursday after the fund manager announced healthy growth in some business divisions and a rise in statutory profit despite difficult financial markets

Penalty tax on super abolished: What now?

Author: Andrew Yee
Date: 17 Jul 2014

The Federal Budget changes to the taxing of excess super contributions are welcome

Pause for thought on alternative investments

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 03 Jun 2016

Their portfolios could therefore benefit from a greater allocation to alternative investments, which can help to improve risk-adjusted returns, according to Craig Stanford, head of alternative investments at Ibbotson Associates

Painting a worrisome picture

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 14 Dec 2015

Overview

OZ Minerals posts positive yet underwhelming result

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 10 Aug 2016

Australian copper and gold miner OZ Minerals (ASX: OZL) on Wednesday reported $55 million in first-half fiscal 2016 profits, adjusted for one-off items relating to legal proceedings brought against it by former Zinifex shareholders, up from $52 million reported in the same period in 2015.

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"

Overcoming liquidity risk

Author: Arian Neiron
Date: 15 May 2014

The recent volatility in equities demonstrates that markets remain fragile

Origin's earnings slip, Asciano's in line

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 21 Aug 2014

Companies covered in this report: • Origin Energy

Origin shareholders to share pain

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 19 Feb 2016

Origin Energy (ORG) shareholders will share the pain of sinking oil prices, after the energy company slashed its dividend and warned that future payments would depend on improved prices

Origin books $1.68bn LNG-linked loss for 1H17

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 16 Feb 2017

This is largely attributed to a post-tax $1.9 billon impairment, relating to a $1 billion carrying value reduction of Australia Pacific LNG (APLNG), in which Origin (ASX: ORG) holds a 37 per cent stake

Orica sells chemicals unit for $750m

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 19 Nov 2014

Orica Limited (ORI) on Wednesday said it has agreed to sell its chemicals business to global investment group Blackstone for $750 million

Opportunities in quality credit, specialty finance and mortgages

Author: Mark Kiesel
Date: 09 Jan 2017

The global economy is going through significant change, as Donald Trump's incoming administration and shifts in public sentiment in other major economies create potential for new opportunities and risks

Opportunities for stock picking in Japan

Author: William Davies
Date: 27 May 2013

Quantitative easing (QE) has been credited with sparking one of Japan's strongest rallies in decades

On the wings of an eagle

Author: Bill Gross
Date: 05 Dec 2013

I've always liked Jack Bogle, although I've never met him

Oil's slide and investing conditions

Author: Jeremy Glaser
Date: 18 Dec 2014

On what has been the biggest driver in the slide in oil prices ..

Oil stocks are up but for how long?

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 31 Mar 2016

Oil prices have recovered by almost 50 per cent in two months, with the reversal of oil's fortunes raising hopes that the severe price rout is over

Oil slump weakens Woodside

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 18 Feb 2016

Slumping oil prices almost wiped out the profits of energy company Woodside Petroleum (WPL) , which booked write-downs of US$1.1 billion after cutting its oil price forecasts

Oil Search records US$39m net loss

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 24 Feb 2016

Oil Search Limited (OSH) fell into the red in fiscal 2015, posting a net loss after tax of US$39 million compared to the previous year's US$353 million profit after what it called "one of the most challenging years in recent history for the oil and gas industry"

Oil Search profit falls 89pc on energy price slide

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 23 Aug 2016

Oil Search's (ASX: OSH) net profit for the first half of 2016 fell 89 per cent from the same period in 2015 to US$25.6 million, after cost-cutting initiatives were unable to offset significant falls in commodity prices

Oil price slump slashes Woodside's half-year profit

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 19 Aug 2016

Production of 45.9 million barrels of oil equivalent (mmboe) was up 9 per cent on the first half of 2015, while operating revenue for the period was US$1.9 billion

Oh, inverted world

Author: Martin Conlon
Date: 28 Sep 2016

"Oh, Inverted World" may be familiar to fans of indie music as the title of The Shins debut album

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