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Every financial crisis is different

Author: John Rekenthaler
Date: 29 Jun 2016

Several years later, The Big Short informs us, the smart money understood that the housing market was dangerously overheated

Assessing the exposure to Brexit

Author: Andrew Miles
Date: 30 Jun 2016

The "Leave" campaign successfully won with a majority of 51.9 per cent compared with the 48.1 per cent of the "Remain" campaign

Investors should be wary about emerging market recovery

Author: Adrian Lowcock
Date: 01 Jul 2016

Emerging markets are often characterised by long periods of outperformance followed by periods of underperformance

Industry body rubbishes claims more SMSF regulation needed

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 27 Jun 2016

The article, published in The Sydney Morning Herald print and online editions, highlighted particular concerns around SMSF trustees with balances of less than $200,000

Brexit opens opportunities for investors

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 04 Jul 2016

Warnes believes the Australian share market was looking overvalued in late May and early June, and that the Brexit vote has trimmed prices to more realistic levels

A question of style

Author: BetaShares
Date: 08 Jul 2016

That said, due to the tendency of markets to "regress to the mean," history suggests that extended periods of outperformance by one style of strategy are eventually followed by periods of underperformance--in other words, markets go through cycles of "style rotation"

Market Index Performance l June 2016

Author: Morningstar
Date: 06 Jul 2016

3 Australian tech stocks worth considering

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 28 Jun 2016

"Tech stocks tend to be capital-light businesses--you don't need much capital at all to build a technology business--it's all about people [and not infrastructure or stock]," says Gareth James, a senior equity analyst at Morningstar

SMSF assets will not need segregating

Author: Doug McBirnie
Date: 23 Jun 2016

But the changes highlight how a self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) may be well-placed to take advantage of the changes by providing retirees with the ability to plan and manage their tax settings in a single vehicle

Price versus value: a dangerous game

Author: Andrew Fleming
Date: 24 Jun 2016

In early to mid-2000, Computershare (ASX: CPU) was the most favoured poster child for technology stocks listed in Australia

5 rules SMSF trustees need to know

Author: SUPERCentral
Date: 05 Jul 2016

This deadline relates to trustees having to satisfy the "five collectables" rules in respect of collectables which were purchased before 1 July 2011

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.

What lies within the investor's psyche

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 21 Jun 2016

But as I noted at the time, "there are other emotions that come into play

Proposed ASX listing rules curtail retail IPO access

Author: Ben Bucknell
Date: 23 Jun 2016

The ASX has proposed reducing the minimum number of investors that a company must have to list to 100 (for large companies) or 200 (for small companies) in its consultation paper, "Updating ASX's admission requirements for listed entities"

Falling interest rates to push money into equities

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 17 Jun 2016

This is expected to push more money into the share market over 2016 as investors seek high-yielding equities, according to David Bassanese, chief economist with BetaShares

SMSFs may be underexposed to global markets

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 30 Jun 2016

"We have a sector we believe is massively out of step with the accepted theory on asset diversification," he says

Bon appetit!

Author: Bill Gross
Date: 09 Jun 2016

There are no franchises, he intoned--you are king for a figurative day, and then, well, you move to another room in the castle; hopefully not the dungeon, which is often the case

Policymakers ponder "helicopter money"

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 27 Jun 2016

In Denmark, where interest rates have been negative the longest, businesses and consumers are saving more than they did before 2012

Human emotion and the markets

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 14 Jun 2016

With the rise of self-managed super funds in recent times, more and more individuals are taking control of their retirement funds

What is an emerging market?

Author: Patricia Oey
Date: 09 Jun 2016

According to the organisation, the distinction was no longer relevant, as it aims to use a set of sustainable development goals that can be applied to all countries

Price action gives mixed signals

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 30 May 2016


The investment case for Europe and Japan

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 07 Jun 2016

That attitude might need to change, at least according to some analysts

What is an emerging market?

Author: Patricia Oey
Date: 09 Jun 2016

According to the organisation, the distinction was no longer relevant, as it aims to use a set of sustainable development goals that can be applied to all countries

Market Index Performance l May 2016

Author: Morningstar
Date: 03 Jun 2016

Financial watchdog seeks to rebuild consumer trust

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 03 Jun 2016

Greg Medcraft, ASIC chairman, said ASIC's "fundamental objective is to allow markets to fund the real economy and in turn, economic growth

3 pharma stocks with high growth potential

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 08 Jun 2016

"Because right now, there is a bit of a cloud over them, should Clinton come in," he said, speaking exclusively with last month

Risk has increased markedly

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 16 May 2016


In Australia, play the hand you are dealt

Author: Robert Mead
Date: 24 May 2016

As interest rates continue to fall in Australia, investors may want to take their cue from the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA)

Pause for thought on alternative investments

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 03 Jun 2016

Their portfolios could therefore benefit from a greater allocation to alternative investments, which can help to improve risk-adjusted returns, according to Craig Stanford, head of alternative investments at Ibbotson Associates

2 attractive ASX-listed industrial stocks

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 30 May 2016

The overall Australian market valuation currently looks somewhat stretched at 16 times one-year forward consensus earnings

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