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Date: 19 Dec 2016
You may have seen news coverage earlier in 2016 about 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
Date: 21 Sep 2016
The outlook for the gold sector is rosier now than it has been in recent years
Date: 23 Aug 2016
The US equity market, as measured by the S&P 500 and the Dow Industrials, was relatively flat again last week
Date: 29 Sep 2016
As part of our team discussions around how investors can achieve the best outcomes from their portfolios, Schroders recently conducted some analysis of ATO data on SMSF portfolios--looking in particular at asset allocations
Date: 14 Feb 2017
In the last report, I suggested the correction in the Australian market may have further to run
Date: 14 Nov 2016
Investors can be strange animals
Date: 21 Nov 2016
After the ups and downs associated with the US election, equity markets had a relatively quiet time last week
Date: 10 Oct 2016
Shares of Australian upstream oil and gas explorer AWE Limited (ASX: AWE) have fallen from a peak of about 94 cents in July 2016 to around 66 cents as of 5 October 2016, a fall of close to 30 per cent.
Date: 16 Oct 2015
Some analysts claim the Australian stock market, compared to those offshore, lacks exciting technology companies and that there isn't an opportunity to diversify into the sector
Date: 05 Jun 2013
According to new research by the Industry Super Network (ISN), value investors are being hurt by the increasing use of high-frequency trading in the Australian capital markets
Date: 10 Feb 2017
The profit gain was helped by the removal of $656 million of impairments and restructuring costs in the previous half year in relation to its natural gas assets, along with a change in the value of financial instruments
Date: 25 Sep 2013
Often in the investment industry we hear people say, "I am a fundamental investor" or "We only look at fundamentals"
Date: 04 Jan 2017
Incoming US president Donald Trump's policies may be less of a threat to the Asian bond and equity markets in 2017 than many people think, according to global asset manager AllianceBernstein (AB)
Date: 02 Jul 2014
It's no secret that Australians have a love affair with residential property
Date: 10 Mar 2015
Investors tend to use the terms "asset allocation" and "diversification" interchangeably
Date: 26 Sep 2016
There's currently a heated debate about the long-term impact of negative rates on global economic growth, the financial sector, and investor behaviour, and some of the early evidence isn't comforting
Date: 29 Dec 2016
The cacophony of "noise" that distracts investors and threatens to veer them off course has been acknowledged for some time--a by-product of the information age and digital era in which we now live .
Date: 03 Aug 2015
Australia's targeted approach to two hot property markets, in Sydney and Melbourne, is kicking in at a time when the overall economy faces headwinds
Date: 06 Sep 2016
So what part of the title do you want to hear first? Well, I'm just funnin' you on the latter, but finding your golf game at 72? Well, that's serious business and nothing to joke about
Date: 07 Apr 2017
If it feels like the current bull market has been running for years, that's because it has
Date: 29 Jul 2016
"If you look at SMSFs, most of them over the last few years have underperformed--when you look at the risk and return, these SMSFs have got almost double the risk of a diversified growth managed fund," says Robin Bowerman, head of market strategy and communications, Vanguard Australia
Date: 23 Jan 2017
While 2016 was generally a positive year for investors, politics and economics have provided some big surprises and highlighted how intertwined politics and economics have become
Date: 13 Apr 2017
If stock prices always reflected the true intrinsic values of the underlying businesses, there would be no point to stock picking
Date: 22 Sep 2016
While current policy shifts in Australia have specific relevance for retirees drawing down their super as a pension, it is an issue of global relevance
Date: 19 Sep 2014
Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have always appealed to investors
Date: 03 Mar 2015
Date: 17 Dec 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
Date: 06 Jan 2017
Much has been written about the government's superannuation changes, in particular the $1.6-million cap on the transfer into the tax-free retirement phase
Date: 07 Nov 2016
While the next president may not find enough Congressional cooperation to tackle major initiatives such as tax reform or adjusting entitlement programs, there are many actions the president can take on his or her own, and many of these will affect ordinary investors
Date: 24 Jun 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
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