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Articles from: Way out for debt-stricken governments - 16 Mar 2015 to Rio Tinto shows shareholder commitment - 12 Feb 2015

Way out for debt-stricken governments - 16 Mar 2015

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 16 Mar 2015

Austerity has failed to reduce the debt burdens of governments that imposed this remedy to fix their finances

QBE: About that turnaround - 13 Mar 2015

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 13 Mar 2015

In November 2014, a prolific stock analyst upgraded QBE Insurance (QBE)

When to sell a fund - 12 Mar 2015

Author: Peter Arnold
Date: 12 Mar 2015

As we age, our investment choices need to change to suit new circumstances and new objectives

Buffett's simple secrets to success - 11 Mar 2015

Author: Jason Stipp
Date: 11 Mar 2015

Berkshire Hathaway released its fourth-quarter results and 2014 annual letter over the weekend -- required (and highly anticipated) reading for value investors and Warren Buffett acolytes the world over

Exercise some near-term caution - 10 Mar 2015

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 10 Mar 2015

Overview

How asset allocation differs from diversification - 10 Mar 2015

Author: Larissa Fernand
Date: 10 Mar 2015

Investors tend to use the terms "asset allocation" and "diversification" interchangeably

The United States of Europe - 09 Mar 2015

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

3 levels of trust when choosing an adviser - 05 Mar 2015

Author: Peter Arnold/Larissa Fernand
Date: 05 Mar 2015

It's a big step entrusting a stranger with your money and therefore your future and investors place tremendous importance on trust when choosing financial advisers

Market Index Performance l February 2015 - 05 Mar 2015

Author: Morningstar
Date: 05 Mar 2015

Be wary of ETF currency risks - 04 Mar 2015

Author: Arian Neiron
Date: 04 Mar 2015

The latest data from the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) for January 2015 shows Australians are pouring money into exchange-traded products (ETPs), with the size of the market hitting $15.9 billion, up 60 per cent from a year earlier, and much of that money going into international ETPs

How much upside is left? - 03 Mar 2015

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 03 Mar 2015

Overview

Vanguard Investments named Fund Manager of the Year - 28 Feb 2015

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 28 Feb 2015

Vanguard Investments has been named Fund Manager of the Year in the Australian Morningstar Awards 2015

Woolworths cuts guidance as profit slips - 27 Feb 2015

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 27 Feb 2015

Australian retail giant Woolworths (WOW) on Friday announced a 3.1 per cent fall in net profit to $1.28 billion for the half year ended 4 January 2015

Ramsay's profit up 19pc, Qantas beats guidance - 26 Feb 2015

Author: Nicholas Grove/Christine St Anne
Date: 26 Feb 2015

Companies covered in this report: • Ramsay Health Care (RHC)

Westfield results in line, APA lifts guidance - 25 Feb 2015

Author: Nicholas Grove/Christine St Anne
Date: 25 Feb 2015

Companies covered in this report: • Westfield Group (WFD)

BHP's profit down 31pc, QBE back in black - 24 Feb 2015

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

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

AMP, Investors Mutual, Vanguard Finalists for Fund Manager of the Year - 24 Feb 2015

Author: Phillip Gray
Date: 24 Feb 2015

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

Medium-term outlook positive - 23 Feb 2015

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 23 Feb 2015

Overview

The Greek and EU debt showdown - 23 Feb 2015

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 23 Feb 2015

On 26 January, the day after elections allowed Tsipras' left-wing Syriza party to form a ruling coalition with the fringe right-wing, anti-austerity Independent Greeks party, the 40-year-old Tsipras sped to the National Resistance Memorial at the Kaisariani rifle range memorial in Athens

Brambles, Lend Lease lift profits - 23 Feb 2015

Author: Nicholas Grove/Christine St Anne
Date: 23 Feb 2015

Companies covered in this report: • Brambles (BXB)

Santos' profit just below expectations - 20 Feb 2015

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 20 Feb 2015

Santos Limited (STO) on Friday announced a 6 per cent increase in net profit to $533 million for the year ended 31 December 2014

Economic update - 20 Feb 2015

Author: Donal Curtin
Date: 20 Feb 2015

AMP impresses again, Wesfarmers' profit dips - 19 Feb 2015

Author: Nicholas Grove and Christine St Anne
Date: 19 Feb 2015

Companies covered in this report: • AMP (AMP)

Woodside pays record dividends, Toll agrees to takeover - 18 Feb 2015

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 18 Feb 2015

Companies covered in this report: • Woodside (WPL)

Amcor flags US$500m buyback, Fortescue's profit plunges - 17 Feb 2015

Author: Nicholas Grove/Christine St Anne
Date: 17 Feb 2015

Companies covered in this report: • Amcor (AMC)

Positive prospects beyond resources - 17 Feb 2015

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 17 Feb 2015

Overview Continued improvement in the oil price last week resulted in a break above resistance for many of the overseas oil stocks

Solid start for ANZ, Macquarie expects earnings lift - 17 Feb 2015

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 17 Feb 2015

Australian and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ) announced on Tuesday an unaudited cash profit for the three months ended 31 December 2014 of $1.8 billion, up 3.5 per cent on the comparable period in the previous year

Bendigo's cash earnings rise, Aurizon's profit up - 16 Feb 2015

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

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

Newcrest shows signs of improvement - 13 Feb 2015

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 13 Feb 2015

Newcrest Mining (NCM) on Friday announced a 3 per cent fall in underlying profit before one-off items to $200 million for the half year ended 31 December 2014, broadly in line with the corresponding period

Rio Tinto shows shareholder commitment - 12 Feb 2015

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 12 Feb 2015

Global mining giant Rio Tinto (RIO) on Thursday announced a 9 per cent fall in underlying earnings to US$9.3 billion for 2014

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