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Articles from: Major stock action encouraging - 27 Oct 2014 to What a sinking Aussie dollar means for your portfolio - 23 Sep 2014

Major stock action encouraging - 27 Oct 2014

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 27 Oct 2014

Overview

Japan and China: The best way forward? - 27 Oct 2014

Author: Wharton School
Date: 27 Oct 2014

Sometimes, the best strategy is to just leave things as they are, when the alternative is only to make things worse

Medibank: A CBA-style IPO? - 23 Oct 2014

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 23 Oct 2014

The wait is over

A case of conscious uncoupling - 23 Oct 2014

Author: Kristina Hooper
Date: 23 Oct 2014

They say breaking up is hard to do

What the ATO wants from trustees - 22 Oct 2014

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 22 Oct 2014

Stuart Forsyth, assistant deputy commissioner of the Australian Taxation Office (ATO), has stepped up calls for trustees to seriously consider a corporate trusteeship for their self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF)

China's slowing growth good for investors - 21 Oct 2014

Author: Gary Greenberg
Date: 21 Oct 2014

Since the global financial crisis of 2008, the future of emerging-market growth has been in doubt

Further corrective activity likely - 21 Oct 2014

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 21 Oct 2014

Overview

Tax losses in an SMSF - 20 Oct 2014

Author: Melanie Dunn
Date: 20 Oct 2014

The Australian Tax Office (ATO) has indicated its intention to focus on tax losses claimed by self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs) in pension phase and claiming exempt current pension income

3 ways to invest in a top stock-picker - 17 Oct 2014

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 17 Oct 2014

Morningstar fund manager of the year Perpetual (PPT) has launched its first listed investment company (LIC)

Are we in a housing bubble? - 16 Oct 2014

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 16 Oct 2014

Hands up those people who watched the season finale of The Block ? For those who are not aficionados of popular culture, The Block is a reality show about five couples who are tasked with transforming a dilapidated block of units into stunning, liveable apartments.

3 top stocks worthy of Warren Buffett - 15 Oct 2014

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 15 Oct 2014

Earlier this month, billionaire and legendary investor Warren Buffett unveiled plans to buy Van Tuyl Group, the fifth-largest auto dealership company in the United States, for an undisclosed amount

Economic update - 15 Oct 2014

Author: Donal Curtin
Date: 15 Oct 2014

To read the latest Economic update please click here .

Beginning of major bear market? - 14 Oct 2014

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 14 Oct 2014

Overview

Why emerging markets are rallying - 14 Oct 2014

Author: Kerry Craig
Date: 14 Oct 2014

Current accounts, currencies and central banks can go a long way to explaining the underperformance in emerging-market equities since 2011 -- and also their recent rise

6 reasons not to buy SMSF property - 13 Oct 2014

Author: Michael Hutton
Date: 13 Oct 2014

Self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) trustees should be cautious about investing in residential property in the current market, particularly those in pension mode or where the members are likely to be drawing a pension from their fund within the next few years

Aussie equities: Where will growth come from? - 10 Oct 2014

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 10 Oct 2014

In the absence of revenue growth, cost-cutting and lower interest expense were the main contributing factors to recent earnings growth, Morningstar head of equities research Peter Warnes says in a September Your Money Weekly column

Awakening Japan - 09 Oct 2014

Author: Yu Zhang
Date: 09 Oct 2014

More than a year and a half has passed since Japan unveiled "Abenomics," its aggressive reflationary policy aimed at reinvigorating its stalled domestic economy

The next best-performing stocks - 09 Oct 2014

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 09 Oct 2014

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

3 bad reasons to sell a fund - 08 Oct 2014

Author: Christine Benz
Date: 08 Oct 2014

The decision about whether to sell a fund is usually not clear-cut, even in hindsight

3 top-class Asian stock exposures - 07 Oct 2014

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 07 Oct 2014

Australian investors are constantly being encouraged to overcome their home bias and look outside their borders in order to broaden their international equities exposure

Market Index Performance l September 2014 - 07 Oct 2014

Author: Morningstar
Date: 07 Oct 2014

Made in the USA again - 01 Oct 2014

Author: Dan Crimmins
Date: 01 Oct 2014

The extent of the US manufacturing renaissance is little appreciated

2 top-performing small caps - 30 Sep 2014

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 30 Sep 2014

Last month the Pengana Emerging Companies Fund [12260] rose by 4.9 per cent, outperforming the Small Ordinaries Index by 2.6 per cent and the Small Industrials index by 1.2 per cent

2 PIMCO funds under review - 30 Sep 2014

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 30 Sep 2014

Morningstar will place two of the four PIMCO funds available in Australia under review following the recent departure of the bond manager's founder and chief investment officer Bill Gross

10 top tips for assessing bonds - 29 Sep 2014

Author: Elizabeth Moran
Date: 29 Sep 2014

This month, Glencore, a diversified multinational commodity trading and mining company, issued a bond in the domestic market for the first time

Top emerging-markets opportunity - 26 Sep 2014

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 26 Sep 2014

When Pink Floyd's Roger Waters wrote the seminal and highly influential Another Brick in the Wall in the late 1970s, he could not have imagined the protest song would be used decades later to help illustrate a different approach to emerging-markets investing

Is economic growth a question of culture? - 25 Sep 2014

Author: Kellogg School of Management
Date: 25 Sep 2014

As some countries' economies churn steadily -- even briskly -- over time, others' remain stagnant

2 stocks set to benefit from global growth - 25 Sep 2014

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 25 Sep 2014

Companies will continue to struggle to deliver earnings amid meagre economic growth

4 reasons there's growth in the share market - 24 Sep 2014

Author: Stuart Eliot
Date: 24 Sep 2014

In the short run, it's inevitable that equity markets will fall from time to time

What a sinking Aussie dollar means for your portfolio - 23 Sep 2014

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 23 Sep 2014

The Australian dollar fell to a six-month low this week

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