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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 portfolio maintenance tips

Author: Christine Benz
Date: 02 Apr 2015

The bucket strategy for retirement income appears to be a model of simplicity, at least on the surface

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 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 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

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 stocks to avoid in fiscal 2015

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 08 Sep 2014

By any number of measures, the recently concluded Australian fiscal 2014 earnings season could be described as a pleasing one for investors

3 issues confronting Australian stocks

Author: Andrew Fleming
Date: 08 Dec 2016

This time of the year brings forth a multitude of "year ahead" prognostications

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

Zeno's paradox

Author: Bill Gross
Date: 01 Apr 2016

I once wrote that a good "bond manager" should metaphorically be composed of one-third mathematician, one-third economist and one-third horse trader

Yellen's unusual priority for a central banker

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 15 Jul 2014

Alan Greenspan in 2006 retired a hero after 19 years as chairman of the Federal Reserve

World growth falters, but US economy strong

Author: Bob Johnson
Date: 06 Oct 2015

Given stock-market volatility, continued negative headlines out of China, and uncertainty over interest rates, one might rightfully expect consumers to be panicking

World economy suffocating under record debt

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 18 May 2016

Banking is lucrative because commercial banks create money that makes them money

Woolworths' profit falls 33pc, appoints new boss

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 26 Feb 2016

Woolworths (WOW) on Friday announced a 33.1 per cent fall in net profit before one-off items to $925.8 million for the half year ended 3 January 2016

Woolworths versus the 800-pound gorillas

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 19 Mar 2015

Did you hear the one about the bloke that went into a supermarket to grab a carton of milk and came out with a concrete blaster? And what about the husband and wife who went into to the same supermarket to buy their Sunday roast and came out with a digital television antenna and tree lopper? For shoppers at discount grocer Aldi, such an experience is not unusual and the approach seems to be resonating with consumers

Woolworths registers lift in profit, dividend

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 29 Aug 2014

Woolworths Limited (WOW) on Friday announced a fiscal 2014 net profit from continuing operations and before one-off items of $2.45 billion, up 4.2 per cent on the prior year or up 6.1 per cent on a normalised 52-week basis

Woolworths records strong sales

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 30 Jul 2013

Australian supermarket giant Woolworths (WOW) on Tuesday announced a 4.7 per cent rise in sales from its Australian Food and Liquor division for the 2013 financial year, adjusted for the impact of a 53rd week of trading.

Woolworths posts flat profit

Author: Christine St Anne/Nicholas Grove
Date: 28 Aug 2015

Companies covered in this report: • Woolworths (WOW)

Woolworths lifts profit, dividend and guidance

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 28 Feb 2014

Australian retail giant Woolworths Limited (WOW) on Friday announced a 14.5 per cent rise in net profit to $1.32 billion for the half year ended 5 January 2014

Woolworths cuts guidance as profit slips

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 27 Feb 2015

Australian retail giant Woolworths (WOW) on Friday announced a 3.1 per cent fall in net profit to $1.28 billion for the half year ended 4 January 2015

Woolies, AGL pay healthy dividends

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 28 Aug 2013

Companies covered in this report: • Woolworths Limited (WOW)

Woodside's profit falls, SEEK posts record results

Author: Christine St Anne/Nicholas Grove/Anthony Fensom
Date: 19 Aug 2015

Companies covered in this report : • Woodside (WPL)

Woodside pays record dividends, Toll agrees to takeover

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 18 Feb 2015

Companies covered in this report: • Woodside (WPL)

Woodside lifts profit on gas price rise

Author: Nicholas Grove/Christine St Anne
Date: 20 Aug 2014

Companies covered in this report:

Woodside cuts production target

Author: AAP NewsWire
Date: 03 Jul 2013

The news has sent the company's share price lower, down $1.54, or 4.3 per cent, at $34.28 at 1442 AEST

Woodside and high yield

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 19 Sep 2013

Woodside Petroleum's (WPL) announcement earlier this year that it would move from a 50 per cent to an 80 per cent payout ratio "for several years" was welcomed by investors with open arms and increased the company's appeal as a yield stock

Winning dividend stocks

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 13 Sep 2013

Despite a tough environment, more companies lifted than cut their dividends in the most recent earnings season

Winners and losers in a policy maelstrom

Author: Andrew Fleming
Date: 19 Aug 2013

We wanted to change tack

Winners and laggers in a rebalancing economy

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 19 Jul 2013

There has always been a lot of chatter about Australia's two-speed economy

Will Ukraine crisis topple markets?

Author: Emma Wall
Date: 07 Mar 2014

Economists give their view on the impact of Ukraine's problems on the global economy - and how it may affect equity and commodity markets

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