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The mysterious world of bitcoin - Knowledge@Wharton

Author: Knowledge@Wharton
Date: 30 Apr 2013

Just what exactly should we make of bitcoin? The once-obscure digital currency has had quite a ride

The next best-performing stocks - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 09 Oct 2014

Australia's concentrated market was a dominant theme throughout Morningstar's recent global equities week

The other PBR: tax-free transition-to-retirement pension payments - SUPERCentral

Author: SUPERCentral
Date: 09 Mar 2016

The banana sundae of a transition-to-retirement pension is to have the earnings of the superannuation interest supporting the pension to be tax-free and to have the pension payments themselves tax-free as well

The outlook for ETFs in 2017 - Nicki Bourlioufas

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 13 Dec 2016

As at the end of October 2016, there were 150 exchange-traded products (ETPs) listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, up from 128 a year earlier

The perils of free money - Kumar Palghat

Author: Kumar Palghat
Date: 23 Jul 2014

Imagine Janet Yellen and Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) voting members singing the lyrics to Chicago , the musical

The perpetual growth myth - Kevin Flynn

Author: Kevin Flynn
Date: 29 Jun 2015

Wishful thinking now grips the investment world

The politics of investing - Robert Harvey

Author: Robert Harvey
Date: 01 Jun 2015

Forecasts and predictions are tough in any business, but politics is possibly tougher than most to divine the outcome of future market events, even in this modern age

The promised splurge on infrastructure - Michael Collins

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 25 Nov 2015

In 1919, a US lieutenant colonel helped lead an 81-strong convoy of vehicles across the US as part of a campaign by the military to highlight the need for better highways across the US

The RBA's post-boom challenges - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 15 Oct 2015

Australia teeters on a potential negative GDP number for the September quarter, Morningstar head of equities research Peter Warnes said in his most recent Your Money Weekly column

The real driver behind shareholder returns - Kate Howitt

Author: Kate Howitt
Date: 20 Apr 2015

What a dreadful thing is the dividend-imputation tax system, if you believe its critics

The real stock market villain - John Rekenthaler

Author: John Rekenthaler
Date: 31 Jan 2017

Michael Lewis' 2014 treatise on high-frequency trading, Flash Boys , generated enormous attention

The return of the ASX big caps - Anthony Fensom

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 13 Apr 2017

"Big-cap" stocks are back in favour with investors again after previously lagging their smaller rivals

The return of value investing - Anthony Fensom

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 19 May 2016

Morningstar has long urged investors to seek companies with sustainable competitive advantages but with attractive valuations

The riddle of weak productivity - Michael Collins

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 18 Jul 2016

Gordon Moore said that cramming more components onto integrated circuits, as his article of 1965 was titled, would lead to "such wonders as home computers ..

The right stocks - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 03 Jun 2013

At the 2013 Morningstar SMSF Trustee Strategy Day in Sydney last week, Morningstar head of equities research Peter Warnes provided some indispensable guidance for those investors caught up in the current yield-hungry environment

The role of central banks - Mark Laidlaw

Author: Mark Laidlaw
Date: 02 Jun 2014

Former Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) governor Ian Macfarlane gave his insights into the changing role of central banks across the globe at the opening session of the 2014 Morningstar Investment Conference and went on to detail some of the major macroeconomic issues facing the world today

The science of investing - Samuel Lee

Author: Samuel Lee
Date: 31 Mar 2015

Though it sometimes is hijacked by ideologues, the scientific method works

The scourge of overconfidence - Martin Conlon

Author: Martin Conlon
Date: 07 Sep 2015

Leaving in its wake sharp equity market retracements globally, efforts to stem falls and to revalue the currency in China, more commodity price decimation, mediocre earnings results and sharply increasing volatility, August was certainly eventful

The semiotics of central banks - Satyajit Das

Author: Satyajit Das
Date: 10 Jul 2013

Twist and shout taper ..

The smart-beta ETF revolution - Arian Neiron

Author: Arian Neiron
Date: 25 Jan 2017

In 2017, smart-beta investing will continue to gain momentum

The Trump trade: rhetoric versus reality - Libby Cantrill

Author: Libby Cantrill
Date: 23 Nov 2016

Investors have generally been "risk on" since Donald Trump's victory on 8 November

The Trust Company agrees to Perpetual acquisition - Rachael Micallef

Author: Rachael Micallef
Date: 08 May 2013

The Trust Company (TRU) has agreed to a "compelling" acquisition by Perpetual (PPT) , after receiving a higher price per share offer than that put forth by Equity Trustees (EQT)

The United States of Europe - Brenda P. Wenning

Author: Brenda P. Wenning
Date: 09 Mar 2015

The US has imitated Europe for years, boosting government spending and racking up debt, creating a healthcare system that doesn't work and adding costly new social benefits

The US economy in 2017: Why uncertainty is the biggest risk - Knowledge@Wharton

Author: Knowledge@Wharton
Date: 17 Jan 2017

As the Trump Administration settles in to the Oval Office in late January, one of its foremost objectives should be to provide clarity on its policies, according to Patrick Harker, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia who was formerly dean of Wharton and president of the University of Delaware

The value of protecting minority shareholders - Wharton School

Author: Wharton School
Date: 04 Nov 2015

While numerous factors play into whether a country has a dynamic financial market, there's one in particular that stands out

The victory few saw coming and its impact on markets - Scott Mather

Author: Scott Mather
Date: 10 Nov 2016

Here's our view on what a Trump presidency and Republican Congress likely mean for markets over the near, medium and longer terms

The volatility paradox - Simon Stevenson

Author: Simon Stevenson
Date: 08 Mar 2017

It is widely acknowledged that the outlook for economies and investment markets is unusually uncertain, given the huge political changes that we are witnessing across the world

The world awaits Trump - Peter Warnes

Author: Peter Warnes
Date: 20 Jan 2017

The world awaits the inauguration of the 45th President of the United States of America on 20 January

There are bigger risks than Brexit, AB warns - AllianceBernstein

Author: AllianceBernstein
Date: 20 Jun 2016

"It's important for investors in Australia and elsewhere to get the right perspective on the referendum so that they can make appropriate decisions for their portfolios," said Ashish Shah, the firm's New York-based head of fixed income

There will be haircuts for investors - Bill Gross

Author: Bill Gross
Date: 07 May 2013

"Good as Money," proclaimed the ad for Twenty Grand Vodka infused with cognac

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