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Articles from: Troubled times for super - 01 Aug 2016 to Which animal is the best investor? - 05 Jul 2016

Troubled times for super - 01 Aug 2016

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 01 Aug 2016

What might investors expect? Firstly, a look at what Treasurer Scott Morrison proposed in his pre-election budget:

What is causing market volatility? - 01 Aug 2016

Author: Hermes
Date: 01 Aug 2016

The dire predictions about the fate of global markets if the UK voted to leave the European Union remain to be fulfilled

How managed funds can smooth your SMSF risk exposure - 29 Jul 2016

Author: Glenn Freeman
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

Medical breakthrough underpins this stock's value - 27 Jul 2016

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 27 Jul 2016

This Australian wholesaler of a ground-breaking Hepatitis C cure will benefit from the Turnbull government's $1-billion commitment to eradicating the disease over five years

US charts versus fundamentals - 26 Jul 2016

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 26 Jul 2016

Many years ago, some chartists simply locked themselves in a room and studied the price of certain stocks or indices

2 ways to invest in education - 25 Jul 2016

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 25 Jul 2016

If you're able to live with a little risk, G8 Education (ASX: GEM) may be worth considering

King, Keynes and Knight: Insights into an uncertain economy - 22 Jul 2016

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

Delaying Judgement Day: The lure of short-term returns - 21 Jul 2016

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 21 Jul 2016

Politicians and those connected to the financial economy were almost universally in favour of remaining part of the EU

Property versus shares - 21 Jul 2016

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 21 Jul 2016

First, the good news for residential property investors

2 of the Big 4 remain particularly good picks - 20 Jul 2016

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 20 Jul 2016

"In our view, the business, economic, political and operational concerns impacting banks are not as bad as the market fears," says David Ellis, a senior banks analyst at Morningstar

Is the Italian banking system insolvent? - 20 Jul 2016

Author: Stephen Ellis
Date: 20 Jul 2016

With Britain's vote to leave the European Union a surprise to many investors, UK bank stocks fell, but Italian bank stocks also collapsed

Bond market rally shows no sign of ending - 19 Jul 2016

Author: Kellie Wood
Date: 19 Jul 2016

Normality is certainly a concept we, and others, have been wrestling with

Upward momentum on ASX could be unleashed - 19 Jul 2016

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 19 Jul 2016

As usual we will start with the US equity market

The riddle of weak productivity - 18 Jul 2016

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 ..

Trouble keeping up with the political risks swirling in Europe? - 15 Jul 2016

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 15 Jul 2016

Few would have expected that within two years the Berlin Wall would collapse as a barrier and that communist regimes across eastern Europe would crumble

Just a game - 14 Jul 2016

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

Australian wealth drops, lower rates to have mixed impact - 13 Jul 2016

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 13 Jul 2016

As at the end of the March quarter 2016, Australian household net worth fell to $8.64 trillion, down from $8.65 trillion in the December 2015 quarter, according to new data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)

Risk and reward: Finding the perfect balance - 13 Jul 2016

Author: Simon Doyle
Date: 13 Jul 2016

While the immediate ramifications were felt hardest in the UK and Europe (especially in currency markets where the sterling slumped and in financial stocks), away from Europe the ramifications were more benign

2 media stocks that may make more sense than you think - 13 Jul 2016

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 13 Jul 2016

So at first glance, many individual investors may steer well clear of media organisations

2 media stocks that may make more sense than you think - 13 Jul 2016

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 13 Jul 2016

So at first glance, many individual investors may steer well clear of media organisations

Growth assets for the new financial year - 12 Jul 2016

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 12 Jul 2016

So, which asset classes might perform better in the new financial year? Small was beautiful in the year to 30 June, with the S&P/ASX 200 Index posting its first fall in four years, dropping by 4.1 per cent to finish at 5,233.

3 questions asked when setting up an SMSF corporate trustee - 11 Jul 2016

Author: Peter Townsend
Date: 11 Jul 2016

There is no obligation on a company to appoint a company secretary

3 resources stocks worth watching - 11 Jul 2016

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 11 Jul 2016

Despite some movement in its fair value rating, mineral sands mining company Iluka Resources (ASX: ILU) remains underpriced at current levels

A question of style - 08 Jul 2016

Author: BetaShares
Date: 08 Jul 2016

That said, due to the tendency of markets to "regress to the mean," history suggests that extended periods of outperformance by one style of strategy are eventually followed by periods of underperformance--in other words, markets go through cycles of "style rotation"

This ASX healthcare stock is set to be a major US player - 06 Jul 2016

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 06 Jul 2016

Mayne Pharma expects the acquisition of the 37 US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved products, as well as another five that are awaiting approval from the FDA, to propel the company into the top 25 retail generic drug companies in the US

US slowdown: A warning for global investors - 06 Jul 2016

Author: James Carrick
Date: 06 Jul 2016

This can become dangerously self-reinforcing

Market Index Performance l June 2016 - 06 Jul 2016

Author: Morningstar
Date: 06 Jul 2016

Brexit: Surviving the fallout - 05 Jul 2016

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 05 Jul 2016

But while Britain and the EU are facing the biggest impact, Australia is not immune to the fallout

5 rules SMSF trustees need to know - 05 Jul 2016

Author: SUPERCentral
Date: 05 Jul 2016

This deadline relates to trustees having to satisfy the "five collectables" rules in respect of collectables which were purchased before 1 July 2011

Which animal is the best investor? - 05 Jul 2016

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 05 Jul 2016

You will all be aware of the bulls and bears, as they relate to the state of the market, but what about as they relate to the personality of certain investors? As you know, a bull market is characterised by rising prices and a bear market by declining ones.

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