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Happiness runs - Bill Gross

Author: Bill Gross
Date: 09 Feb 2017

The three grand essentials of happiness are: something to do, someone to love, and something to hope for

Harnessing ETFs for their tax efficiency - Arian Neiron

Author: Arian Neiron
Date: 22 Jun 2016

Most investors using exchange-traded funds are aware of the key benefits such as diversification, transparency and low cost, but one of the most unknown advantages of ETFs is their tax efficiency

Harry is a lousy investor! - Marcus Burns

Author: Marcus Burns
Date: 10 Feb 2016

We are approaching another "reconciliation point" for equities, being the first-half results for fiscal 2016

Has the Australian market pullback ended? - Lesley Beath

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 30 Jan 2017

The Dow Jones Industrial Index finally conquered the psychological 20,000 level last week

Has the resources cycle turned? - Anthony Fensom

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 02 Nov 2016

Rising coal and iron ore prices have boosted confidence in the mining industry, with climbing share prices suggesting investors also have a renewed interest in the sector

Have IPOs really underperformed? - Anthony Serhan

Author: Anthony Serhan
Date: 09 Dec 2014

Initial public offerings (IPOs) on the Australian share market should be one of the shining lights of our retirement system

Have the banks gone ex-growth? - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 26 Aug 2013

Earlier this year, well-respected Fidelity portfolio manager Kate Howitt commented on the outlook for banks

Headwinds for retailers may blow hard - Nicki Bourlioufas

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 31 Jul 2015

Australian retailers could be set to face tough times ahead, with headwinds assaulting them on several fronts

Healthcare continues to look constructive - Lesley Beath

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 09 Nov 2015

Overview

Healthscope lifts profit, dividends - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 23 Aug 2016

Healthscope Limited (ASX: HSO) has recorded a 25.1 per cent lift in net operating profit to $194.6 million for fiscal 2016, broadly in line with Morningstar's forecast, following a "robust" performance from its hospitals and New Zealand pathology businesses

Healthy outlook continues for these moat-rated stocks - Glenn Freeman

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 09 Dec 2016

The combination of Australia's ageing demographics, supportive government policies, and ever-increasing healthcare costs mean Medibank Private (ASX: MPL) and NIB (ASX: NHF) remain attractive value stocks

Heavily weighted to deeper pullback - Lesley Beath

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 27 May 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

Hedge funds outperform, but who's listening? - Nicki Bourlioufas

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 11 Mar 2016

Hedge funds got a bad rap in the press in the years that followed the global financial crisis (GFC) and many Australian investors have steered clear of them

Hedging currency risk more popular on lower dollar - Nicki Bourlioufas

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 21 Mar 2016

If you're planning to invest in offshore assets, then the decision about whether or not to hedge your currency exposure is an important one as movements in the Australian dollar can either erode or add value to your investment

Here are 2 CGT relief strategies you need to know - Accurium

Author: Accurium
Date: 08 Mar 2017

From 1 July 2017, a cap of $1.6 million will be introduced on the amount a person can transfer into the tax-free retirement phase

Here are 2 great stocks you need to sell - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 01 Nov 2016

As all subscribers to various Morningstar products would know, the moat rating is a cornerstone of the company's investment philosophy

Here are 2 undervalued shares paying fully-franked dividends - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 06 Mar 2017

Platinum Asset Management (ASX: PTM) , a highly-regarded global equities manager, delivered a weak earnings result for the first half of fiscal 2017, with net profit down 20 per cent to $95.4 million following a 12 per cent fall in funds under management

Here are 4 good reasons to own this healthcare stock - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 04 Apr 2017

Healthscope Limited (ASX: HSO) this week announced that former Telstra (ASX: TLS) executive Gordon Ballantyne will be taking the helm of Australia's second-biggest private hospital operator effective 15 May 2017, replacing outgoing CEO Robert Cooke

Here are 5 top small-cap stocks in an award-winning strategy - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 13 Mar 2017

Morningstar cited the shop's "value and quality discipline, skilful application of a sensible process, and savvy people" as the rationale behind its bestowing of the award

Here are some great ways to gain US tech stock exposure - Nicki Bourlioufas

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 13 Mar 2017

Buying shares in the US IT sector can produce good returns, but also comes with a high level of risk, so spreading your investments among different companies in managed or exchange-traded funds (ETFs) can be an effective way to get diversified exposure to the sector

Here are some reasons to consider buying QBE - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 07 Dec 2016

Firstly, as Morningstar head of Australian banking research David Ellis points out, the company is set to benefit from the recent surge in long-term bond yields

Here are the earnings season standouts and disappointments - Anthony Fensom

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 14 Sep 2016

Amid subdued expectations, which were the biggest winners and losers? Morningstar's head of equities research, Peter Warnes, said the 2016 season "was reasonable and a little better than generally expected" under the circumstances.

Here's 4 ways you can be too conservative in retirement planning - Christine Benz

Author: Christine Benz
Date: 20 Dec 2016

When it comes to retirement planning, "hope for the best, plan for the worst" is a reasonable motto

Here's a top-rated exposure to Japanese equities - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 22 Nov 2016

Morningstar UK fund analyst Kenneth Lamont points out in a recent article that Japan has more to gain or lose from changes to US economic and foreign policy under a Trump presidency than most other countries

Here's how CBA shares could crack $100 - Nicki Bourlioufas

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 19 Jan 2017

Bank shares have had a strong run this month, but analysts are mixed on whether the nation's biggest, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX: CBA) , could strike $100 this year after an attempt was made almost two years ago

Here's how the Australian ETF industry is transforming - Anthony Fensom

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 27 Mar 2017

But while the local market's offerings may appear dull in comparison, local funds are getting more diverse as managers seek to reach new investors

Here's the right way to help out your kids - Brian Hor

Author: Brian Hor
Date: 12 Sep 2016

We all know that life's pretty expensive living in Australia these days--especially if you have a hankering for buying residential real estate in a capital city

Here's the right way to help out your kids - Brian Hor

Author: Brian Hor
Date: 22 Dec 2016

We all know that life's pretty expensive living in Australia these days--especially if you have a hankering for buying residential real estate in a capital city

Here's what you need to know about Downer's bid for Spotless - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 22 Mar 2017

Downer EDI Limited (ASX: DOW) on Tuesday launched a $1.3-billion takeover bid for facility and laundry services provider Spotless Group Holdings (ASX: SPO) , an offer which sent shares in the latter soaring nearly 50 per cent in the hours after the bid was announced

Here's why every SMSF member needs an enduring power of attorney - Brian Hor

Author: Brian Hor
Date: 08 Sep 2016

You may have seen coverage in the news of the Women and SMSFs report, jointly released by the Commonwealth Bank and the SMSF Association, indicating that more than half of SMSF members do not have an up-to-date will or a succession plan

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