Not a subscriber ?  Start your complimentary Premium trial now

Articles from: How to be financially healthy to Managing currency risks

How to be financially healthy

Author: Larry Light
Date: 21 May 2015

Paul Sullivan had a rough early life: a threadbare home, divorced parents, a lousy school and few prospects

Wesfarmers to maintain momentum

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 28 May 2015

It was a relatively candid Richard Goyder who fronted the recent Australian Shareholders' Association annual conference in early May

ETFs: Giving investors transparency and choice

Author: Arian Neiron
Date: 12 May 2015

There is now a greater range of low-cost, transparent, easily traded managed funds available to Australian investors

SMSFs and property: A fatal mix?

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 29 May 2015

Surging property prices in Sydney and Melbourne have attracted the attention of regulators, worried about the potential fallout from markets overheating

Fear of volatility is biggest risk to returns

Author: Emma Wall
Date: 18 May 2015

Volatility may create investment opportunities but it spooks investors, causing them to crystallise losses, warns emerging markets veteran investor Mark Mobius

Retirees take federal budget hit

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 15 May 2015

As expected, the government did not announce any changes to superannuation in this week's budget

Reforms drive growth in Asia

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 26 May 2015

During a recent presentation hosted by Morningstar Australia, global investor and Platinum Asset Management (PTM) founder Kerr Neilson pointed to a map of the world

China versus Russia

Author: Craig Botham
Date: 28 May 2015

Russia Russian GDP contracted 1.9 per cent year on year in the first quarter of 2015

Understanding opportunities in China

Author: PIMCO
Date: 19 May 2015

Why are investors increasingly focused on China? Eric Mogelof : It is no secret that China has become a critical part of the global economy

An important juncture

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 19 May 2015

Overview

How to be financially healthy

Author: Larry Light
Date: 21 May 2015

Paul Sullivan had a rough early life: a threadbare home, divorced parents, a lousy school and few prospects

Stock pickers who invest like Buffett

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 08 May 2015

The annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholder meeting kicked off last weekend in Omaha, Nebraska

Europe continues to emit warning signals

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 05 May 2015

Overview

The inevitability of cycles

Author: Martin Conlon
Date: 11 May 2015

Forecasting doesn't seem to be getting any easier -- just ask Joe Hockey

Greek exit could be good for Europe

Author: Barry Norris
Date: 04 May 2015

This is a financial news article to be used for non-commercial purposes and is not intended to provide financial advice of any kind

CBA's 3Q cash earnings flat

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 06 May 2015

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) on Wednesday announced a cash profit -- a preferred measure of profitability of ongoing operations among the banks -- to $2.2 billion for its third fiscal quarter, flat on the same period in the prior year

Westpac posts flat 1H cash profit

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 04 May 2015

Westpac Group (WBC) on Monday announced cash earnings of $3.778 billion or 121.3 cents a share for the first half of its 2015 fiscal year, unchanged on the prior corresponding period

Market Index Performance l April 2015

Author: Morningstar
Date: 06 May 2015

NAB's UK demerger overshadows solid 1H

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 07 May 2015

National Australia Bank (NAB) on Thursday announced a 5.4 per cent year-on-year rise in cash earnings to $3.32 billion for the half year ended 31 March 2015

ANZ lifts 1H cash profit 5pc

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 05 May 2015

Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ) on Tuesday announced a 5 per cent lift in cash profit -- a preferred measure of profitability of ongoing operations among the banks -- to $3.7 billion for the half year ended 31 March 2015

Debunking the lump sum myth

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 01 May 2015

A common view about newly-minted retirees is that they take their retirement savings as a lump sum, only to spend it all and ultimately gorge on the aged pension

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

Interest rates have turned negative

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 06 May 2015

This is a financial news article to be used for non-commercial purposes and is not intended to provide financial advice of any kind

6 economic trends in emerging Europe

Author: Thomas White International
Date: 27 Apr 2015

With the exception of energy exporter Russia, economic conditions appear to have taken a turn for the better in emerging Europe

Is there value in the MYOB IPO?

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 23 Apr 2015

The initial public offering (IPO) of MYOB may not have garnered the same fanfare as the much larger IPO of Medibank Private (MPL)

Macquarie beats forecasts with $1.6bn profit

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 08 May 2015

Macquarie Group (MQG) on Friday announced a 27 per cent rise in net profit to $1.6 billion for the 2015 fiscal year ended 31 March 2015, beating both Morningstar and consensus estimates

Market outlook momentarily clouded

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 28 Apr 2015

Overview

3 myths about income investing

Author: Christine Benz
Date: 28 Apr 2015

It's safe to say that the current ultra-low interest-rate environment is messing with our heads

Lessons from ATO statistics on SMSFs

Author: Liam Shorte
Date: 30 Apr 2015

It is always nice to see how the SMSF sector is progressing and what the new trends are, identifiable from the financial returns and other interactions between the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) and trustees, even if they are relying on old data

Managing currency risks

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 29 Apr 2015

1) How do you control currency risk? We do run an Australian fund in Tokyo

Advantages of Premium Membership

Your Money Weekly Newsletter

Independent stocks newsletter has been aiding Australian investors for over 30 years.

Independent Fund Analyst Research

For the first time in Australia Morningstar Qualitative Fund Research is directly available to individual investors.

Portfolio X-Ray

Ensure your portfolio is positioned exactly how you want with Morningstar's Portfolio X-Ray. You can discover how much of a stock you really own, individually and through managed funds with Stock Intersection.

Investment Picks

Find greatly undervalued stocks to consider daily. Browse our Fund Analyst Picks to find managed funds that best suit your needs.

Access these features and more when you sign up for Premium Membership.