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Beating the fear factor in equity markets - Sharon E. Fay

Author: Sharon E. Fay
Date: 22 Jun 2016

There's no shortage of worries for equity investors this year

Beginning of a US bear market? - Jeremy Beckwith

Author: Jeremy Beckwith
Date: 03 Nov 2015

Beginning of major bear market? - Lesley Beath

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 14 Oct 2014

Overview

Bendigo beats forecast with $439.3m cash profit - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 08 Aug 2016

Cash earnings per share for the year were 95.6 cents, a 0.5 per cent increase on the prior corresponding period, the regional lender said in a statement to the ASX

Bendigo's cash earnings rise, Aurizon's profit up - Nicholas Grove/Christine St Anne

Author: Nicholas Grove/Christine St Anne
Date: 16 Feb 2015

Companies covered in this report: • Bendigo and Adelaide Bank (BEN)

Benefits and traps in using consensus forecasts - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 24 Oct 2013

Each reporting season, the financial press is packed with news about whether or not company earnings have met analysts' consensus forecasts

Benefits of corporate trustees for SMSFs - Bruce Wigan

Author: Bruce Wigan
Date: 16 Apr 2015

Self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs) must have trustees to take responsibility for the funds' activities

Bennelong, Hyperion, and Vanguard finalists for Fund Manager of the Year - Phillip Gray

Author: Phillip Gray
Date: 29 Feb 2016

We've announced the finalists in this year's Australian Morningstar Awards

Bernanke's taper tinkering - Tad Rivelle

Author: Tad Rivelle
Date: 27 Aug 2013

The end of QE3 is nigh and financially repressive policies may be generally tapered over the course of 2014

Best avoid landmines - Simon Doyle

Author: Simon Doyle
Date: 15 Apr 2016

The first three months of 2016 were characterised by heightened volatility across asset markets with sharp falls in risk asset prices in January and early February reversed in late February and March

Best performing assets in a market plunge - Karen Wallace and Christine St Anne

Author: Karen Wallace and Christine St Anne
Date: 02 Sep 2015

After six years of positive market returns, investors are getting a refresher course in what a market sell-off feels like

Better buying opportunities ahead? - Lesley Beath

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 11 Nov 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

Better growth and yield prospects - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 07 Aug 2013

Another rate cut was delivered by the Reserve Bank of Australia on Tuesday, as expected

Better yield prospects with ETFs? - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 14 Aug 2013

The desire for yield continues to intensify as domestic interest rates hit historic lows

Beware of manipulated utopias - Martin Conlon

Author: Martin Conlon
Date: 09 Nov 2016

As a fan of dystopian classics such as Huxley's Brave New World and Orwell's 1984 , I find their insights into the perils of searching for a manipulated utopia alarmingly relevant to today's financial world

Beware the promises of high yield - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 02 Jun 2015

Remember the days of investments such as collateralised debt obligations (CDOs), collateralised loan obligations (CLOs) and products that promised "cash plus returns?" Driven by a desire for high income through high-yielding investments, investors were attracted to such products only to lose their money following the GFC.

BHP aims for higher margins, returns - Christine St Anne/Nicholas Grove

Author: Christine St Anne/Nicholas Grove
Date: 19 Aug 2014

BHP Billiton (BHP) on Tuesday announced a net profit of US$13.8 billion for fiscal 2014, up 23 per cent on the prior year

BHP and Rio deliver the goods - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 17 Jul 2013

This week, Australian resources giants BHP Billiton (BHP) and Rio Tinto (RIO) , whose fates are largely tied to that of the Chinese economy, released what can only be described as pleasing sets of production figures.

BHP Billiton misses the mark - Nicholas Grove/Christine St Anne

Author: Nicholas Grove/Christine St Anne
Date: 20 Aug 2013

BHP Billiton (BHP) on Tuesday announced a net profit of US$10.8 billion for fiscal 2013, down 30 per cent on the prior year

BHP Billiton posts biggest loss since 2001 - Anthony Fensom

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 16 Aug 2016

The Anglo-Australian miner posted a US$6.4 billion-loss for the year to 30 June compared to the previous year's US$1.9-billion profit, after posting some US$7.7 billion of write-downs on its US assets (US$4.9 billion), Samarco (US$2.2 billion) and global tax (US$570 million)

BHP to boost shareholder value - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 30 Aug 2013

As incoming chief of BHP Billiton (BHP) , Andrew MacKenzie's big focus was to simplify the business - with costs a key priority

BHP's earnings beat forecasts, dividend disappoints - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 18 Feb 2014

Companies covered in this report: • BHP Billiton • Coca-Cola Amatil • CFS Retail Property Trust Group

BHP's profit down 31pc, QBE back in black - Nicholas Grove/Christine St Anne

Author: Nicholas Grove/Christine St Anne
Date: 24 Feb 2015

Companies covered in this report: • BHP Billiton (BHP)

Big banks set for growth, dividends - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 31 Jan 2014

The view held by some brokers and investment banks that Australian banks were expensive compared to their global counterparts was challenged by Morningstar head of equities research Peter Warnes in a recent issue of Huntleys' Your Money Weekly

Big returns and sustainability - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 06 Dec 2013

Climate change dominated discussion at BHP Billiton's (BHP) annual general meeting this year

Bigger dividends from BHP? - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 04 Jun 2013

After only about 12 days in the top job, BHP Billiton's (BHP) new chief executive Andrew Mackenzie, who took the helm from Marius Kloppers, recently sat down with UBS analysts to discuss a three-pronged approach to increasing free cash flow, and therefore, shareholder returns.

Bittersweet news as Genworth announces special dividend - Glenn Freeman

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 04 Aug 2016

This includes the 14-cent dividend--in line with the board's targeted payout ratio of between 50 to 80 per cent--and a special 12.5-cent per share special dividend

BlueScope earnings growth undented by softer steel market - Glenn Freeman

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 22 Aug 2016

BlueScope Steel (ASX: BSL) on Monday reported $293.1 million in underlying net profit after tax, up 119 per cent on fiscal 2015 and its best earnings result since fiscal 2008.

Bon appetit! - Bill Gross

Author: Bill Gross
Date: 09 Jun 2016

There are no franchises, he intoned--you are king for a figurative day, and then, well, you move to another room in the castle; hopefully not the dungeon, which is often the case

Bond investors: Diversify or lose cash, says JPMorgan - Bill Eigen

Author: Bill Eigen
Date: 17 Jan 2017

Nowhere is this truer than in fixed income right now, and I hope that investors diversify before it's too late

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