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A case for quality investing

Author: Wells Fargo
Date: 29 Apr 2016

If you believe the Street's consensus, market volatility could be sticking around for the remainder of 2016

A case for Europe?

Author: Mark Burgess
Date: 09 Oct 2013

Despite there being much to consider over the past few months, we have made few changes to portfolios, largely leaving our overweighting to risk assets intact, and within equities and fixed income, our bias towards emerging markets

A brief look at the balance sheet

Author: Karl Siegling
Date: 10 Nov 2014

We should start this by admitting from the outset that we can never do this topic justice in one article

A better year in 2015?

Author: Brad Potter
Date: 03 Feb 2015

It hasn't been a good start to the year for global share markets

7 sins of investing

Author: Morningstar
Date: 16 Sep 2014

Years ago, James Montier, then with Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, came out with a white paper titled Seven Sins of Fund Management that looked at how behavioural finance can affect the investment process

6 winning sectors from a Coalition victory

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 10 Sep 2013

The Coalition secured a decisive win in Saturday's federal election and is expected to secure 88-90 of the 150 seats in the House of Representatives

6 stocks set to outperform in 2014

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 24 Jan 2014

With many investors trying to find additional stocks to include in their portfolios for 2014, Invast Securities recently identified a number of "beaten-down" blue-chip companies the brokerage believes have the potential for a turnaround

6 stocks linked to the housing boom

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 11 Dec 2013

HSBC chief economist Paul Bloxham reckons Australia's housing boom is just beginning

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

6 major sources of bank income

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 05 Jun 2013

Investors can go beyond bank shares to access alternate sources of yield, according to FIIG Securities director of education and fixed-income research Elizabeth Moran

6 lessons from a true investor

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 17 Jul 2015

A true investor should aim to generate a satisfactory return on capital over time while minimising the risk of capital loss, according to Magellan Financial Group (MFG) chief investment officer Hamish Douglass

6 events you may have missed

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 15 Feb 2016

In 2011, the US suffered the embarrassment of losing its triple-A debt rating for the first time when Republicans abandoned the formality of renewing Washington's debt limit in an attempt to blackmail Democrats into agreeing to spending cuts

5 winning international equities

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 20 Mar 2014

For Australian investors and self-managed super fund (SMSF) trustees looking to take advantage of global investing opportunities, the approach adopted by Goldman Sachs Asset Management/Wellington Management Company is a winning one, according to Morningstar

5 traps in using the PE metric

Author: Karl Siegling
Date: 11 Mar 2014

This is the first of our articles on fundamental analysis and we will focus on the price-to-earnings ratio (PE)

5 top total return stocks

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 24 Sep 2013

Over the next five years, Australian-listed regulated utilities are set to offer higher-than-average total returns and a higher starting yield compared to most other income stocks, according to UBS

5 top stocks with yield plus growth

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 26 Jul 2013

US industrialist John D Rockefeller once said "the greatest pleasure in life was watching dividends come in"

5 super budget issues to tackle

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 17 May 2013

Superannuants were certainly getting the jitters earlier this week over fears the Labor government would launch a raid on super

5 steps to kickstart your portfolio

Author: Christine Benz
Date: 30 Jan 2015

Many of the basic rules of investing are counterintuitive

5 rules for a smart investment strategy

Author: Larissa Fernand
Date: 02 Dec 2014

1) Avoid cookie-cutter solutions to your asset allocation Once you get the broad principles in place, fine tune it to suit yourself

5 need-to-know ATO rulings

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 25 Jul 2014

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has issued a number of tax determinations (TDs) over the past six months

5 measures of successful investors

Author: Larissa Fernand
Date: 04 Jun 2015

In a recent presentation organised by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Morningstar's director of personal finance Christine Benz explained that there are a lot of ways that investors can find success

5 economies to lose out to tapering

Author: Emma Wall
Date: 13 Nov 2013

Investors have felt the benefit of quantitative easing - the Fed's money-printing policy has helped put money in their pockets

5 developments to monitor in 2016

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 27 Jan 2016

Angela Merkel enters the New Year as the political colossus holding Europe together

5 costly SMSF traps to avoid

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 20 Aug 2013

There are a plenty of anecdotes regarding self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) trustees who have been hit by fines for unwittingly misinterpreting the rules

5 blue chips of the future

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 09 Dec 2013

In a recent Morningstar article , a number of key contributors to the performance of the NovaPort Smaller Companies Fund [9108] and the investment approach of the managers behind the strategy were examined

4 ways to cut tax and beat the budget levy

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 04 Jun 2014

While the frail, the poor and the young will shoulder the bulk of the budget's cutbacks, there is also a bit of a sting in the tail for higher-income earners

4 top US-dollar-exposed stocks

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 17 Dec 2013

In Morningstar's recently published Market Outlook , head of equities research Peter Warnes says that "tailwinds are still blowing" for those Australian companies that derive the bulk of their earnings from offshore

4 top US-dollar stock opportunities

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 01 Dec 2014

A recent UBS report notes that the continued weakness of the Australian dollar has helped the market marginally in local currency terms, despite earnings leverage to date having been "relatively muted"

4 top stocks in 2014 and beyond

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 23 Jan 2015

The New Year saw an influx of articles within the financial media pointing out the top share-market performers of 2014

4 top investing ideas for 2015

Author: Christine Benz
Date: 05 Feb 2015

Whether you're playing sport, managing a business, or raising a teenager, anticipating what's next will usually hold you in good stead

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