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Articles from: Japan's bizarrely brief "technical recession" - Michael Collins to LICs facing stiff competition - Nicki Bourlioufas

Japan's bizarrely brief "technical recession" - Michael Collins

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 22 Jan 2016

Revisions are a normal part of compiling economic statistics, especially when it comes to the all-encompassing national accounts that track GDP

Japanese stocks on track despite recession? - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 21 Nov 2014

Growth was a key theme at the recent G20 meeting in Brisbane

JB Hi-Fi shares soar after record earnings lift - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 13 Feb 2017

Statutory net profit stood at $110.4 million, up 16 per cent on the same half in the prior year

JB Hi-Fi's 1H profit down, flags flat year - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 02 Feb 2015

JB Hi-Fi Limited (JBH) on Monday announced a 2 per cent fall in net profit to $88.5 million for the half year ended 31 December 2014

JB Hi-Fi's profit, dividend beats forecast - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 15 Aug 2016

Retailer JB Hi-Fi Limited (ASX: JBH) on Monday announced a fiscal 2016 net profit of $152.2 million and earnings per share (EPS) of 153.8 cents a share, up 11.5 per cent on the previous year and ahead of Morningstar's expectations for a profit of $145 million and EPS of 144.9 cents a share

Jumping at shadows - Martin Conlon

Author: Martin Conlon
Date: 14 Jul 2014

Befuddled is probably a term which characterises the state of mind of many seasoned investors at present

Just a game - Bill Gross

Author: Bill Gross
Date: 14 Jul 2016

That is not to say that Monopoly can illuminate all of the problems of our current economic stagnation

Keating's other legacy - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 22 Nov 2013

My book, A Super History , closely explored the beginnings of Australia's compulsory superannuation industry

Keep eye on key support levels - Lesley Beath

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 13 Jul 2015

Overview

Keeping faith in Metcash - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 10 Sep 2013

At its annual general meeting in late August, Metcash Limited (MTS) said it is expecting a fall in underlying earnings per share (EPS) for the fiscal year to April 2014 in the high single digits

Key reasons to invest offshore - Peter Esho

Author: Peter Esho
Date: 24 Jun 2013

My last note touched on the importance of strategy as the very first requirement when thinking about your portfolio

Key takeaways from PIMCO's cyclical outlook - Joachim Fels

Author: Joachim Fels
Date: 11 Jan 2017

As co-author Andrew Balls and I noted, the only certainty in our view is that the "tails" in the distribution of potential macro outcomes have become fatter--that is, more extreme scenarios, which usually have a low probability of taking place, have become more likely

King, Keynes and Knight: Insights into an uncertain economy - Joachim Fels

Author: Joachim Fels
Date: 22 Jul 2016

One small footnote to the Brexit controversy: It has invigorated my interest in Lord Mervyn King's concept of radical uncertainty

Kitchen closed for Australian depositors - Rob Mead

Author: Rob Mead
Date: 06 Jul 2015

With the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) policy rate now at 2 per cent and Australian banks much more focused on raising capital than raising deposit funding, the "free lunch" that Australian investors quite rightly feasted on has ended

KiwiSaver Survey l December Quarter 2014 - Tim Murphy

Author: Tim Murphy
Date: 22 Jan 2015

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KiwiSaver Survey l March Quarter 2015 - Tim Murphy

Author: Tim Murphy
Date: 23 Apr 2015

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Know when to fold 'em - Lesley Beath

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 22 Jun 2015

This week we continue with some thoughts on the psychology of the markets

Land of the rising stocks - Anthony Fensom

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 09 Oct 2015

The sun is rising again for Japanese stocks, as record corporate profits and a weak yen drive markets higher

Large and small-cap performance may converge - Nicki Bourlioufas

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 07 Sep 2016

Australian large capitalisation stocks have struggled through 2016 following a bad year in 2015, and some experts believe that underperformance could diminish into 2017

Large caps versus small caps - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 08 Oct 2013

With the Australian share market presently hovering around is long-term fair value at around 14 times forward earnings, investors may be wondering at which end of the spectrum they will find the best quality stocks

Large IPOs dominate the market - Marcus Ohm

Author: Marcus Ohm
Date: 08 Apr 2014

A combination of falling commodity prices and reduced investor sentiment appear to have had a negative impact on resources company initial public offerings (IPOs) during 2013

Leighton ups profit, AMP solid - Nicholas Grove/Christine St Anne

Author: Nicholas Grove/Christine St Anne
Date: 20 Feb 2014

Companies covered in this report: • Leighton Holdings

Lend Lease 12pc interim profit growth underpinned by office delivery - Glenn Freeman

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 27 Feb 2017

Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) for the property developer grew across all three business segments in the first half of fiscal 2017, up 25 per cent for the group to $639.6 million from $512 million a year earlier

Lend Lease meets guidance, Westfield on track - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 27 Aug 2014

Companies covered in this report: • Lend Lease

Lessons from ATO statistics on SMSFs - Liam Shorte

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

Lessons from the eight years since the market crash - Dan Kemp

Author: Dan Kemp
Date: 29 Mar 2017

If an investor had the foresight in March 2009 to predict where we would be today, many would be pleasantly surprised with the progress financial markets have made

Lessons from the Lehman collapse - Christine St Anne

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

Lessons from the Reagan era - Joseph G. Carson

Author: Joseph G. Carson
Date: 08 Dec 2016

President-elect Trump and his team are contemplating the most significant changes in fiscal policy since the Reagan presidency

LICs facing stiff competition - Nicki Bourlioufas

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 12 Apr 2016

Some listed investment companies (LICs) can offer the best of both worlds--lower costs compared to traditional managed funds while at the same time being actively managed, offering the potential to outperform benchmark indices and rival exchange-traded funds (ETFs)

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