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4 reasons to like Woodside and Santos

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 02 Apr 2014

Earlier this month, Morningstar assigned a narrow-moat rating to Santos Limited (STO) as a result of Australia's number two oil-and-gas company now possessing cost advantages on a number of fronts

4 myths about retirement planning

Author: Larissa Fernand/Peter Arnold
Date: 05 May 2015

Retirement planning is difficult because of the numerous competing financial obligations we have, so it must be prioritised

4 mining stock growth drivers

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 30 Oct 2013

Any gains in the Australian share market recently have largely been made by the major banks and the large defensive stocks

4 market lessons from a top investor

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 07 Nov 2014

As a young man, Anton Tagliaferro came from Malta to Australia during the boom of the 1980s

4 lessons from recent IPOs

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 28 Jun 2013

A tale about a small listed company that morphed into a large sustainable business is an oft-recurring investment yarn

4 last-minute tax tips

Author: Peter Bembrick and Bryan Ashenden
Date: 06 Jun 2014

1) Take advantage of income splitting Couples should consider making investments in the name of the lower-earning spouse to minimise the tax payable on income distributions and capital gains, although this may not be the best approach for negatively geared investments.

4 key themes for SMSFs

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 24 Feb 2014

The 10th annual SMSF Professionals' Association of Australia (SPAA) conference kicked off in Brisbane last week

4 key investment themes

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 21 May 2014

"Investing on the front foot" was the big theme at this year's annual Morningstar Investment Conference, which brought together successful professional investors to tackle market and economic issues

4 key investment lessons

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 15 Nov 2013

An article published by Morningstar earlier this week, 4 common portfolio mistakes , looked closely at some of the typical pitfalls encountered by the everyday investor

4 key challenges for 2014

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 20 Dec 2013


4 investment trends for 2014

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 13 Jan 2014


4 investment mistakes to avoid

Author: Christopher Davis
Date: 28 Oct 2014

Whether it's the Dutch tulip craze of the 17th century, the dotcom mania of the late 1990s or the rush into real estate in the US in the early to mid-2000s, there is no shortage of examples of investors behaving irrationally

4 high-quality small caps

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 24 Jul 2014

In its most recent Morningstar Small Cap Equities Portfolio update, Morningstar's Australian and New Zealand equities research team explain how economic conditions across many industries failed to live up to expectations for a recovery in the June quarter

4 high-growth stocks for Australia Day

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 24 Jan 2014

With Australia Day close at hand, millions of Australians will soon be celebrating the history of this great nation

4 guidelines for taking profits

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 29 Jun 2015

Last week we looked at the importance of cutting losses

4 comeback stocks for fiscal 2015

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 07 Jul 2014

The 2013/14 financial year is done and dusted

4 asset classes for the new financial year

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 11 Jul 2013

Market rallies and market slides characterised the most recent financial year

4 areas of complacency to guard against

Author: Guy Bruten
Date: 14 Dec 2015

Global asset manager AllianceBernstein (AB) has warned Australians against becoming complacent about the country's economic outlook, even though 2015 is ending the year on a stronger note than many economists had foreseen a year ago

3 winning dividend stocks

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 05 Sep 2014

More companies lifted than cut dividends in the latest reporting season

3 winners from China's new economy

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 04 Sep 2013

3 ways to stop children adversely impacting your retirement plans

Author: Andrew Zbik
Date: 17 Nov 2016

However, when does helping your children become detrimental to your own retirement plans? The answer is in almost every case because most people are doing it the wrong way.

3 ways to invest in a top stock-picker

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 17 Oct 2014

Morningstar fund manager of the year Perpetual (PPT) has launched its first listed investment company (LIC)

3 ways to cash in on inflation

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 29 Apr 2014

Last week it was announced that Australia's consumer price index (CPI), the country's main measure of inflation, rose by 0.6 per cent in the March quarter

3 undervalued prospects in healthcare

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 01 Aug 2014

Fund manager and Canadian, Andrew Waight, sees similarities between his native country and Australia

3 top-class Asian stock exposures

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 07 Oct 2014

Australian investors are constantly being encouraged to overcome their home bias and look outside their borders in order to broaden their international equities exposure

3 top stocks worthy of Warren Buffett

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 15 Oct 2014

Earlier this month, billionaire and legendary investor Warren Buffett unveiled plans to buy Van Tuyl Group, the fifth-largest auto dealership company in the United States, for an undisclosed amount

3 top retail recovery stocks

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 29 Jan 2014

The case for a recovery in the Australian retail sector in 2014 is building momentum, according to analysts at UBS

3 top recently listed stocks

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 07 Apr 2014

Morningstar's equity research team has initiated coverage on a handful of recently listed companies that will no doubt pique the interest of many investors

3 top no-moat healthcare plays

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 23 Oct 2013

While the positive attributes and competitive advantages of Australian narrow-moat healthcare giants CSL Limited (CSL) and Cochlear Limited (COH) will be well-known to Morningstar readers, it's easy to forget there are other companies within the sector that may add value to certain portfolios

3 top global resources stocks

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 17 Jul 2014

Australian investors will undoubtedly be familiar with the "big two" locally listed global resources companies, BHP Billiton (BHP) and Rio Tinto (RIO) , and will more than likely hold a substantial exposure to these heavyweights

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