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Articles from: A closer look at special dividends to 6 economic trends in emerging Europe

A closer look at special dividends

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 16 May 2013

Both Woodside Petroleum (WPL) and Westpac Banking Corporation (WBC) recently announced special dividends

A closer look at infrastructure

Author: Owen Holdaway
Date: 24 May 2013

How did the fund get started? I have been with Goldman Sachs for about 10 years now, running this fund for about seven

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 investing in infrastructure securities

Author: Arian Neiron
Date: 26 May 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 bit of a conundrum

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 13 Jan 2015

Overview

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

9 key risks to your investments

Author: Adam Zoll
Date: 22 Sep 2014

The risk/reward principle is among the most central tenets of investing

7 tips to boost bond returns

Author: Elizabeth Moran
Date: 28 Apr 2014

Interest rates look set to remain at low levels for longer

7 tax-effective approaches to super

Author: Graeme Colley
Date: 03 Jun 2014

The end of the financial year always seems to crop up faster than it should

7 super tax-effective strategies

Author: Graeme Colley
Date: 22 Jun 2015

The end of the financial year always seems to crop up faster than it should

7 stocks for a brave new world

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 05 Nov 2015

Over the long term, it will become harder for companies to make profits in economies which are increasingly characterised by deleveraging, ageing populations and growing inequality, as technology erodes job security and incomes, according to Kate Howitt, portfolio manager of the Fidelity Australian Opportunities Fund [19483]

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

7 key SMSF estate planning issues

Author: Brian Hor and Caroline Harley
Date: 24 Mar 2015

Here are seven estate planning issues to address for your SMSF

7 issues to consider about excess contributions

Author: Aaron Dunn
Date: 05 Sep 2013

Let's be honest, excess contributions tax has been a pain in the (you know what)… For every genuine case of individual's breaching their concessional contribution cap, there has been a story of inadvertent breaches due to the timing and reporting of contributions.

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 top Chinese reforms to watch

Author: Michelle Gibley
Date: 16 Jan 2014

In November, China's leaders announced a comprehensive plan to overhaul China's economy by 2020

6 tips for assessing bond issuers

Author: Elizabeth Moran
Date: 27 Nov 2014

Last month I provided the 10 top tips for assessing bonds

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 steps on the path to winding up an SMSF

Author: Natasha Ng
Date: 25 Nov 2016

There is a compliance/legal path to follow and this article outlines key points along that path

6 reasons to be optimistic about the US

Author: Bob Turner
Date: 25 Jun 2013

Our position in brief Various countries have dominated the global economy over time

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 The Wolf of Wall Street

Author: Morningstar
Date: 29 Jan 2014

However, the movie falls short when it comes to portraying the millions of victims of Belfort's scams

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 headwinds for 2015

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 19 Jan 2015

1) Commodity prices and a slowing China Iron-ore prices are likely to stay lower in 2015, according to a Morningstar report

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

6 economic trends in emerging Europe

Author: Thomas White International
Date: 27 Apr 2015

With the exception of energy exporter Russia, economic conditions appear to have taken a turn for the better in emerging Europe

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