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Articles from: Alumina shares up despite Alcoa loss to Woolworths cuts guidance as profit slips

Alumina shares up despite Alcoa loss

Author: AAP NewsWire
Date: 09 Jul 2013

Alumina shares were up $3.50, or 3.5 per cent, at $1.035 at noon AEST

A massive understatement on Australia's economic outlook

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 24 Oct 2016

The Netherlands economy expanded from 1982 to 2008 due to the ability of this small trade-focussed country to capitalise on the globalisation of that era

A growth bet on India?

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 23 May 2014

Morningstar's silver-rated Platinum Asia Fund [9894] beat the market benchmark, according to its December 2013 quarterly note

A case for investing in infrastructure securities

Author: Arian Neiron
Date: 26 May 2016

5 top stocks with yield plus growth

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 26 Jul 2013

US industrialist John D Rockefeller once said "the greatest pleasure in life was watching dividends come in"

5 potential bear-case drivers for CBA

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 27 Jun 2014

Morningstar head of financial services equity research Asia-Pacific, David Ellis, has outlined five potential scenarios that could plunge Commonwealth Bank of Australia's (CBA) share price from its current lofty levels

5 portfolio construction mistakes

Author: Larissa Fernand
Date: 24 Dec 2014

1) Confusing asset allocation with diversification Investors tend to use the terms interchangeably

5 "don'ts" for SMSFs

Author: Olivia Long
Date: 13 Mar 2014

The fifth annual Morningstar SMSF Trustee Strategy Day will provide practical strategies for avoiding common traps in managing your SMSF

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 shares for Christmas stockings

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 19 Dec 2014

Retailers still face a challenging market amid the ongoing Christmas shopping period

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

3 top moat-rated ASX mid-cap stocks

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 24 May 2016

In the current low-inflation, low-interest-rate environment, investors have to assess all their options, CommSec chief economist Craig James says in a recent note

3 signs of a safe dividend

Author: Josh Peters
Date: 14 Jan 2016

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3 key portfolio reminders

Author: Paul Resnik
Date: 09 Sep 2015

The current market conditions could be the start of another correction, according to some prominent commentators, with the bull market overdue for a taming

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

3 global industry trends to watch

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 29 Jan 2016

Emerging-market volatility, penny-pinching by consumers and governments, tightening regulations and digital disruption are key global trends affecting companies in 2016, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)

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 stocks set to benefit from global growth

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 25 Sep 2014

Companies will continue to struggle to deliver earnings amid meagre economic growth

2 retail stocks display contrasting fortunes in threatened sector

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 16 Sep 2016

The recent acquisition of Good Guys by JB Hi-Fi (ASX: JBH) has shaken up Australia's highly competitive retail sector, particularly the household goods segment

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

Young remain financially conservative

Author: Geoff Davey
Date: 18 Dec 2014

Millennials have been thought to behave more conservatively when it comes to their finances compared to older generations

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 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 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

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