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Articles from: 2 high-quality small-cap stocks to 3 global stocks to watch in 2014

2 high-quality small-cap stocks

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 24 Apr 2014

It has been an "interesting" year for small-cap stocks, one that has been characterised by widely diverging performances, Morningstar equity strategist Gareth James says

Market Index Performance l February 2014

Author: Morningstar
Date: 06 Mar 2014

Europe sentiment boosts investor confidence

Author: Rachael Micallef
Date: 30 May 2013

Investor confidence continued to rise in May, driven by a shift in risk appetite among European institutions, according to the State Street Investor Confidence Index (ICI)

Lessons from the Lehman collapse

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 20 Sep 2013

The collapse of US bank Lehman Brothers in 2008 spurred one of the greatest financial meltdowns the world has ever known

Investing in BRIC and African economies

Author: Mark Mobius
Date: 30 May 2013

Growth in BRIC economies has slowed down in 2012 and early 2013

Special dividends from BHP and Rio?

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 02 May 2013

The news last week that Woodside Petroleum (WPL) would pay a special dividend garnered an enthusiastic response from investors

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"

Why we are bullish on China

Author: Peter Esho
Date: 19 Sep 2013

Chinese data continued to surprise in recent weeks

4 key challenges for 2014

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 20 Dec 2013

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3 micro-cap stocks to watch

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 14 Jun 2013

The small-cap sector is still posting solid gains, according to the recent article Strength remains in small caps .

Stockland's profit falls after "tough" year

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 13 Aug 2013

Stockland's (SGP) underlying net profit for the financial year to 30 June 2013 fell 27 per cent on the previous year to $494.8 million, the property investment company said on Tuesday

Aussie ETFs reaching new highs

Author: Owen Holdaway
Date: 10 May 2013

Australian exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are set to have around $9 billion of funds under management by the end of the year, according to Australian exchange-traded product provider BetaShares

5 super budget issues to tackle

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 17 May 2013

Superannuants were certainly getting the jitters earlier this week over fears the Labor government would launch a raid on super

Macquarie lifts profit and dividend

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 03 May 2013

Macquarie Group (MQG) on Friday announced a 17 per cent increase in net profit for the year to 31 March 2013 to $851 million

1 emerging quality stock to watch

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 22 Jul 2014

A strong competitive advantage is normally associated with large-cap companies

3 standout low-PE stocks

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 29 May 2014

It is no secret that stocks investors are constantly on the lookout for value

How to avoid a bad stock

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 06 Feb 2014

The book Boganaire : The Rise and Fall of Nathan Tinkler gives a detailed account of the spectacular fortune a mining entrepreneur achieved through a number of successful speculative mining deals

Big returns and sustainability

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 06 Dec 2013

Climate change dominated discussion at BHP Billiton's (BHP) annual general meeting this year

6 major sources of bank income

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 05 Jun 2013

Investors can go beyond bank shares to access alternate sources of yield, according to FIIG Securities director of education and fixed-income research Elizabeth Moran

PIMCO's Gross opens up on interest rates

Author: Adam Zoll
Date: 23 Jun 2014

Interest rates need to rise but must not be extended too far or a bear market may result, says PIMCO founder and chief investment officer Bill Gross

7 sins of investing

Author: Morningstar
Date: 16 Sep 2014

Years ago, James Montier, then with Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, came out with a white paper titled Seven Sins of Fund Management that looked at how behavioural finance can affect the investment process

Are companies too obsessed with growth?

Author: Martin Conlon
Date: 23 Jan 2014

Infatuation with the stimulation of growth at any cost remained the theme of 2013

Economic update

Author: Julian Robertson and Donal Curtin
Date: 25 Jun 2013

Outlook for investment markets World and local equity markets had a difficult month, partly because the US Federal Reserve hinted it might start unwinding the bond buying that had kept bond yields very low, partly because shares had arguably risen too fast in earlier months, and partly on other grounds (Chinese growth, Japanese delivery of stimulus, Eurozone weakness)

Market volatility to continue

Author: Regina Meani
Date: 12 Aug 2013

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

2 top resources stock picks

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 04 Dec 2014

The federal government's woes were not the only items to dominate the headlines this week

Benefits and traps in using consensus forecasts

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 24 Oct 2013

Each reporting season, the financial press is packed with news about whether or not company earnings have met analysts' consensus forecasts

Merkel's strategy for the euro

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 08 Jul 2013

No person is better placed to save the euro than the chancellor of Germany

Quality beyond the blue chips

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 21 Nov 2013

Finding quality businesses was a major theme at the recent Morningstar Individual Investor Conference

NAB disappoints despite cash profit rise

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 08 May 2014

National Australia Bank (NAB) on Thursday announced an 8.5 per cent year-on-year rise in cash earnings to $3.15 billion for the half year ended 31 March 2014

3 global stocks to watch in 2014

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 21 Jan 2014

In its investment outlook for the first quarter of 2014, Saxo Bank head of equity strategy Peter Garnry emphasises the continuing importance of holding equities in the coming year, should investors wish to see any meaningful capital growth

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