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3 lessons for passive investing

Author: John Rekenthaler
Date: 16 Jun 2017

Today, it is commonly recognised that for the major index funds, the advantages of being having lower costs and being fully, consistently invested outweigh the minor imperfections that are introduced by implementing the strategy

3 key lessons from a top investor

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 01 Apr 2015

Global investor and Platinum Asset Management (PTM) founder Kerr Neilson is one of the top investors in Australia

3 health stocks for the 21st century

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 01 Oct 2015

According to the Turnbull government, the Medicare review announced this week will bring the health system "into the 21st century"

3 good reasons to have an SMSF

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 17 Mar 2014

Nicholas Grove is a Morningstar journalist

3 global stocks to watch in 2014

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 21 Jan 2014

In its investment outlook for the first quarter of 2014, Saxo Bank head of equity strategy Peter Garnry emphasises the continuing importance of holding equities in the coming year, should investors wish to see any meaningful capital growth

3 global income strategies

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 20 Jun 2014

Investors are increasingly looking across the globe for investment opportunities, with data from Morningstar showing strong fund inflows into many global equity funds

3 global banking opportunities

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 26 Jun 2014

In a recent interview with The Australian Financial Review , Sydney-based fund manager Wayne Peters, whose Peters MacGregor Global Fund [11512] has outperformed both the Magellan Global Equities Fund [15699] and the Platinum International Fund [4505] over the past five years, shares his views on the current prices of the big Australian banks versus their overseas counterparts

3 bank myths debunked

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 12 Dec 2014

The lessons behind the classic fable Chicken Little could easily have been applied to media reporting in the lead-up to the Financial Services Inquiry (FSI)

3 bad reasons to sell a fund

Author: Christine Benz
Date: 08 Oct 2014

The decision about whether to sell a fund is usually not clear-cut, even in hindsight

2017 shapes as pivotal year for Eurozone

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 24 Jan 2017

In November 2009, Greece ignited the Eurozone debt crisis when the incoming socialist government revealed the previous conservative regime had lied about government finances to the extent that the true budget deficit was 13 per cent of GDP, not 4 per cent

2 ways to invest in education

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 25 Jul 2016

If you're able to live with a little risk, G8 Education (ASX: GEM) may be worth considering

2 tourism and leisure stocks worth considering

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 04 Nov 2016

Australia's tourism and leisure sector holds good opportunities for investors, buoyed by the continuing influx of international visitors--particularly from China--amid a softening Australian currency and increasingly positive US economic figures.

2 top-performing small caps

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 30 Sep 2014

Last month the Pengana Emerging Companies Fund [12260] rose by 4.9 per cent, outperforming the Small Ordinaries Index by 2.6 per cent and the Small Industrials index by 1.2 per cent

2 top small caps for fiscal 2015

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 17 Jun 2014

As the end of the 2014 financial year fast approaches, an look at the Australian small-cap space can reveal a number of interesting companies that not only have attractive earnings prospects heading into fiscal 2015 and beyond, but which are reasonably priced relative to the market

2 top mid-cap stock picks

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 23 Apr 2014

The Ausbil Australian Emerging Leaders Fund [10601] is a concentrated portfolio of mid and small-cap Australian shares that aims to outperform its benchmark over the medium to long term

2 top building activity exposures

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 03 Jun 2014

In a recent presentation, Sydney-based Alphinity Investment Management said investors can expect activity in housing markets to continue to strengthen for the remainder of 2014 and beyond

2 retail stocks to watch

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 08 Jul 2013

In the discretionary retail space, there's no denying that video games are big business

2 quality stocks in a weak market

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 09 Jul 2015

The article, Greek crisis presents buying opportunity , explained how a big market event such as that currently playing out in Europe often provides an opportunity for investors to buy stocks at a discount

2 PIMCO funds under review

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 30 Sep 2014

Morningstar will place two of the four PIMCO funds available in Australia under review following the recent departure of the bond manager's founder and chief investment officer Bill Gross

2 of the Big 4 remain particularly good picks

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 20 Jul 2016

"In our view, the business, economic, political and operational concerns impacting banks are not as bad as the market fears," says David Ellis, a senior banks analyst at Morningstar

2 media stocks that may make more sense than you think

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 13 Jul 2016

So at first glance, many individual investors may steer well clear of media organisations

14 steps to successful investing

Author: Shane Oliver
Date: 01 May 2013

The last five years have been difficult for investors

100-day action plan to make America great again

Author: Tom Stevenson
Date: 05 May 2017

It is good to under-promise and over-deliver

10 top "smart-beta" stocks

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 09 May 2014

Investors will have heard or read about "smart-beta" strategies and may have scratched their heads, wondering what they are actually all about

10 obsessions of an investment guru

Author: Jason Stipp
Date: 30 Jun 2015

"In my current role, I'm totally free to obsess about important issues that interest me," he said

1 stock that's ready to fizzle out?

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 04 Jul 2014

There is no doubt that Coca Cola Amatil (CCL) is a high-quality business

1 emerging quality stock to watch

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 22 Jul 2014

A strong competitive advantage is normally associated with large-cap companies

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