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Will the Year of the Rooster crow for Australian investors?

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 18 Jan 2017

The past Year of the Monkey was a mixed one for investors, with shocks such as Brexit and the US presidential poll keeping markets on edge while the domestic economy weakened

Will the dead cat bounce?

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 09 Feb 2016

Overview

Will Telstra keep outperforming?

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 24 Jul 2013

Telstra (TLS) has outperformed the market over the past 12 months, delivering a return that is roughly 12 per cent above the S&P/ASX 200

Will Russia derail the eurozone recovery?

Author: Nicola Mai
Date: 09 Sep 2014

Geopolitical tensions from Ukraine threaten what is already a weak recovery in its neighbouring European economy

Will Japan be the new China?

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 18 Oct 2013

Concerns remain about the inevitable slowdown in China's growth

Will it be a hard or soft landing for China?

Author: Western Asset
Date: 08 Apr 2016

Executive summary • We are expecting China's headline GDP growth to decelerate to 5 per cent to 6 per cent over the next few years as the economy makes a structural transition away from low-end manufacturing towards services and the information technology sector.

Will gold regain its lustre?

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 28 Jul 2015

Overview

Will battle of bulls, bears ever stop?

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 15 Jul 2014

Overview

Will Abenomics work?

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 20 May 2013

May 2013: A daring experiment is under way in the world's second-biggest modern economy

Wide swings likely in 2014

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 13 Jan 2014

Disclaimer : To the extent that any content in this report constitutes advice, it is general advice that has been prepared by Lesley Beath without taking into account the particular investment objectives, financial situation and particular needs of any individual investors

Why you shouldn't ignore key reversals

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 08 Aug 2016

The Australian share market hit a brick wall last week, as it tested significant resistance

Why women are better investors than men

Author: Peter Esho
Date: 05 Aug 2013

My last few articles for Morningstar readers have been about portfolio strategy and the need to start looking offshore, as the structure of the Australian market makes outside opportunities attractive

Why we are bullish on China

Author: Peter Esho
Date: 19 Sep 2013

Chinese data continued to surprise in recent weeks

Why the US election won't dictate long-term market performance

Author: Angel Agudo
Date: 14 Nov 2016

After a heated and controversial presidential race, Donald Trump has come out as victor

Why the Federal Reserve is timid on rates

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 19 Oct 2015

One broad guide for evaluating central-bank decisions is this: When the case for a course of action is clear cut, central banks should have already acted

Why SMSFs use ETFs

Author: Alex Vynokur
Date: 26 Jun 2014

The two acronyms "SMSF" and "ETF" are responsible for some of the largest changes to the Australian investment landscape in recent years

Why SMSFs should start preparing for 30 June now

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 24 Jan 2017

SMSF trustees had a busy 2016, with a raft of government changes and policy flip-flops keeping the industry on its toes

Why performance-chasing is wrong

Author: John Rekenthaler
Date: 03 Dec 2014

Vanguard has issued a new (short) report called, Quantifying the impact of chasing fund performance

Why look for value rather than growth in China?

Author: Jing Ning
Date: 01 Feb 2017

The general perception surrounding China is that it is an ideal market to search for growth

Why Japan is a stock picker's paradise

Author: Tom Becket
Date: 06 Jan 2016

Change is a word totally applicable to Japan at this time

Why it may be time to sit on the sidelines

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 04 Oct 2016

There's not a huge amount to report on this week but let's jump in and see what is happening in the US and the major European markets

Why investors should look to BHP for market guidance

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 27 Sep 2016

It was yet another relatively quiet week for the US equity market

Why have the BRICs underperformed?

Author: Scott Berg
Date: 09 Jun 2015

Whether looking at absolute or relative returns, economic growth figures or delivered earnings growth, many emerging market index statistics over the past few years have made for painful viewing

Why emerging markets are rallying

Author: Kerry Craig
Date: 14 Oct 2014

Current accounts, currencies and central banks can go a long way to explaining the underperformance in emerging-market equities since 2011 -- and also their recent rise

Why China's debt-fuelled economic expansion can't keep happening

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 23 Sep 2016

The People's Daily is the Communist Party of China's flagship media outlet

Why buying at the right price matters

Author: Andrew Lill
Date: 18 Aug 2014

Over the past five years share markets have risen significantly, with Australian shares up 11 per cent and global shares up 16.6 per cent

Why are SMSF trust deeds still so important?

Author: Peter Townsend
Date: 23 Mar 2016

The laws of the main eastern states of Australia prevent a "deed" from existing electronically and therefore prevent it from being signed electronically

Why Abenomics keeps missing the mark

Author: Wharton School
Date: 30 Oct 2015

Standard & Poor's recently cut its long-term credit rating of Japan one level, down to A+, and markets do not seem to have reacted much, if at all

Which animal is the best investor?

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 05 Jul 2016

You will all be aware of the bulls and bears, as they relate to the state of the market, but what about as they relate to the personality of certain investors? As you know, a bull market is characterised by rising prices and a bear market by declining ones.

Which animal is the best investor?

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 03 Jan 2017

Animal spirits are alive and well in the stock market

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