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Articles from: Cutting through the jargon - Adam Zoll to Don't be a pig, Gross says - Bill Gross

Cutting through the jargon - Adam Zoll

Author: Adam Zoll
Date: 11 Sep 2014

The investment industry, like most other industries, has developed its own terms to describe its methods, processes and offerings

Cyclical outlook for the Americas - PIMCO analysts

Author: PIMCO analysts
Date: 15 Apr 2014

PIMCO's outlook for the US economy in the year ahead has improved slightly from December to a range of 2.5 per cent to 3 per cent growth in real GDP

Danger of increased risk-taking as markets boom - Geoff Davey

Author: Geoff Davey
Date: 16 Jun 2014

Risk means different things to different people -- danger, uncertainty, opportunity or thrill

Dangers in search for yield - Owen Holdaway

Author: Owen Holdaway
Date: 27 May 2013

Leading equity portfolio managers have warned of the dangers of investors becoming too attracted to stocks with unsustainable yields

Dark cloud on the horizon - Lesley Beath

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 08 Jul 2013

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

Death benefit misconceptions - SUPERCentral

Author: SUPERCentral
Date: 15 Jan 2016

While self-managed superannuation funds are not subject to the jurisdiction of the Superannuation Complaints Tribunal, the annual report of the tribunal makes interesting reading

Death benefit pensions: Recent ruling undermines cashing restrictions - SUPERCentral

Author: SUPERCentral
Date: 08 Mar 2016

One would have thought that issues relating to self-managed super fund (SMSF) pensions are relatively well settled

Debunking the lump sum myth - Christine St Anne

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

Defending your investments in 2016 - Nicki Bourlioufas

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 25 Jan 2016

Defensive share-market investing involves identifying investments whose returns won't suffer with an economic downturn

Deflation haunts global equities - Anthony Fensom

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 01 Apr 2016

Negative interest rates in Japan and Europe have added to concerns over whether the monetary authorities still have the financial firepower to slay the feared demon of deflation

Delaying Judgement Day: The lure of short-term returns - Michael Collins

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 21 Jul 2016

Politicians and those connected to the financial economy were almost universally in favour of remaining part of the EU

Demystifying technical analysis - Lesley Beath

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 15 Jun 2015

When I began using technical analysis back in the mid-1980s, I was met with a lot of derision by some fundamental analysts

Demystifying the benefits and risks of ETFs - Arian Neiron

Author: Arian Neiron
Date: 20 Nov 2013

A lot has been written about the rapid growth of Australia's exchange-traded funds (ETF) market, which recently passed $9 billion in assets

Deployment - Kate Howitt

Author: Kate Howitt
Date: 15 Mar 2016

Disruption is the term that describes the battering that technological advances herald for many people

Despatches from the currency wars - Satyajit Das

Author: Satyajit Das
Date: 22 May 2013

With apologies to The Weather Girls, it's now raining yen! Japan has opened a new front in the "currency wars," a term coined by Brazilian Finance Minister Guido Mantega in 2010

Developed markets likely to outperform - Raymond Chan

Author: Raymond Chan
Date: 22 Jul 2013

Global financial markets have been in consolidation since May

Developing an investment strategy that works - Edward Smith

Author: Edward Smith
Date: 27 Jun 2013

The ongoing discussion about investment strategies and the need for investors to ignore market volatility tends to assume every investor has a strategy, but some may still require help in developing them

Development sales lead a Lend Lease 13pc earnings bump - Glenn Freeman

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 19 Aug 2016

Lend Lease (ASX: LLC) on Friday announced $698.2 million in profit after tax for fiscal 2016, up 13 per cent from $618 million in the previous year

Devil in retrospectivity detail of contribution caps - Glenn Freeman

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 05 May 2016

Glenn Freeman is a senior editor at Morningstar

Dexus Property ups full-year earnings guidance - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 15 Feb 2017

Australia's biggest office landlord said it expects growth in underlying FFO per security of around 4 per cent in fiscal 2017, up from 3.0-3.5 per cent previously

Dexus reports growth in earnings and distributions for FY16 - Glenn Freeman

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 17 Aug 2016

The Australian REIT reported more modest gains on the income front, announcing a distribution of 43.5 cents a share, up 6 per cent on fiscal 2015

Did investors get it wrong with China? - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 16 Jul 2015

Last week, the AMP Capital China Growth Fund (AGF) was hit by a plunging Chinese stock market

Difficult few weeks ahead - Lesley Beath

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 02 Feb 2016


Discretionary stock opportunities? - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 27 May 2013

Investors' concerns about the impact of recent warm weather on sales have seen Australian discretionary apparel retailers lag the broader share market over the past several weeks.

Disrupters rule the world; Reporting season underway - Peter Warnes

Author: Peter Warnes
Date: 03 Feb 2017

With the stroke of the pen on an executive order, President Donald J

Dividend washing hung out to dry - Aaron Dunn

Author: Aaron Dunn
Date: 21 Jan 2014

Double franking credits from dividends in listed Australian companies sound to go to be true? Well, that's certainly what the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) now thinks, having issued draft tax determination, TD 2014/D1 , which considers the application of Part IVA to such dividend-washing schemes

Does your SMSF run like a Ferrari? - Aaron Dunn

Author: Aaron Dunn
Date: 16 Apr 2014

Many trustees operating a self-managed super fund (SMSF) never truly realise the potential of a vehicle recognised as the most powerful way to save for your retirement

Dollar-cost averaging: a suspect plan? - Nicki Bourlioufas

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 01 Feb 2016

By following a simple practice known as dollar-cost averaging to buy shares or managed funds, it's claimed that investors can protect themselves against market downside risk

Domino's delivers record earnings growth for FY16 - Glenn Freeman

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 16 Aug 2016

The result fell short of the company's own forecast, due to acquisitions of European chains Joey's Pizza and Pizza Sprint in Germany and France respectively, but was slightly ahead of Morningstar's projected 24 per cent growth in net profit after tax (NPAT)

Don't be a pig, Gross says - Bill Gross

Author: Bill Gross
Date: 10 Feb 2014

"In days of old, when knights were bold and ladies most beholden, straw seemed like silk, and water, milk and silver almost golden." Not so sure about that limerick - it was probably a cruel world, those days of old

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