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Articles from: Greek New Year: Departure from the euro? - 14 Jan 2015 to Market Index Performance l November 2014 - 04 Dec 2014

Greek New Year: Departure from the euro? - 14 Jan 2015

Author: Jeremy Beckwith
Date: 14 Jan 2015

While Europe relaxed during their Christmas holidays, a new president and a general election has been called for 25 January in Greece

5 predictions for the US economy - 14 Jan 2015

Author: Bob Johnson
Date: 14 Jan 2015

1) Growth While our overall economic forecast for 2014 and 2015 GDP are little changed from our third-quarter update, some of the pieces have changed quite dramatically

A bit of a conundrum - 13 Jan 2015

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 13 Jan 2015


A hard landing for China? - 12 Jan 2015

Author: Andy Brunner
Date: 12 Jan 2015

It is well-known that growth rates in the Chinese economy are in long-term structural decline as the authorities attempt to transition to a slower and more sustainable pace of growth

Avoid outliving your retirement savings - 08 Jan 2015

Author: Larissa Fernand
Date: 08 Jan 2015

What diversification means for your portfolio - 07 Jan 2015

Author: Phillip Gray
Date: 07 Jan 2015

One of the most important principles of investing is called "diversification"

Don't be a short-term investor - 06 Jan 2015

Author: Dan Kemp
Date: 06 Jan 2015

Short-term investing is an oxymoron

Growth headwinds continue in Asia - 05 Jan 2015

Author: PIMCO
Date: 05 Jan 2015

First is the effectiveness of expected further policy support in the region as policymakers continue to support growth

Market Index Performance l December 2014 - 05 Jan 2015

Author: Morningstar
Date: 05 Jan 2015

Click here to download the Market Index Returns table for December 2014.

A new form of financial advice - 05 Jan 2015

Author: Peter Arnold
Date: 05 Jan 2015

Wealth advice and how it is delivered is changing and technology is helping introduce a range of new options for investors

5 portfolio construction mistakes - 24 Dec 2014

Author: Larissa Fernand
Date: 24 Dec 2014

1) Confusing asset allocation with diversification Investors tend to use the terms interchangeably

Tips to avoid an ATO audit breach - 23 Dec 2014

Author: Michael Hallinan
Date: 23 Dec 2014

An auditor contravention report (ACR) may never happen for your fund, but wouldn't it be nice to be prepared just in case? Around 11,000 ACRs were issued in the last financial year (2013-14)

Could Germany break up the euro? - 22 Dec 2014

Author: Jeremy Beckwith
Date: 22 Dec 2014

Within the eurozone, Germany is coming under increasing pressure to approve and adopt policies designed to stimulate the eurozone economy

4 shares for Christmas stockings - 19 Dec 2014

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 19 Dec 2014

Retailers still face a challenging market amid the ongoing Christmas shopping period

Young remain financially conservative - 18 Dec 2014

Author: Geoff Davey
Date: 18 Dec 2014

Millennials have been thought to behave more conservatively when it comes to their finances compared to older generations

Oil's slide and investing conditions - 18 Dec 2014

Author: Jeremy Glaser
Date: 18 Dec 2014

On what has been the biggest driver in the slide in oil prices ..

Targeted estate-planning strategies - 17 Dec 2014

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 17 Dec 2014

As former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser once said: "Life wasn't meant to be easy." And life certainly isn't easy when it comes to many families

Make sure you SuperStream, not SuperScream - 16 Dec 2014

Author: Graeme Colley
Date: 16 Dec 2014

Do you have a self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) that receives contributions from an employer with more than 20 employees? If you do, then the SuperStream changes may have an impact now

Is the oil price near a low? - 16 Dec 2014

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 16 Dec 2014


The ECB's shifting regimes - 15 Dec 2014

Author: Andrew Bosomworth
Date: 15 Dec 2014

The European Central Bank (ECB) is likely to commence a broad-based asset-purchase programme, that is, quantitative easing (QE), in the first quarter of 2015

3 bank myths debunked - 12 Dec 2014

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 12 Dec 2014

The lessons behind the classic fable Chicken Little could easily have been applied to media reporting in the lead-up to the Financial Services Inquiry (FSI)

Another hit to SMSFs? - 11 Dec 2014

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 11 Dec 2014

Self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) trustees face two big challenges following the release of this week's Financial System Inquiry (FSI) report

5 golden stock picks revealed - 10 Dec 2014

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 10 Dec 2014

Investment strategies with Morningstar Analyst Ratings of Gold, Silver, or Bronze carry the prestige of being labelled a "Morningstar Medallist"

Have IPOs really underperformed? - 09 Dec 2014

Author: Anthony Serhan
Date: 09 Dec 2014

Initial public offerings (IPOs) on the Australian share market should be one of the shining lights of our retirement system

Outlook shows signs of improvement - 09 Dec 2014

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 09 Dec 2014


Emerging markets' thirst for consumer stocks - 08 Dec 2014

Author: Odile Lange-Broussy
Date: 08 Dec 2014

As populations grow and wealth rises in the developing world, the options for investors multiply

Murray inquiry: Don't panic - 08 Dec 2014

Author: Peter Warnes
Date: 08 Dec 2014

Share prices on the major banks may come under pressure from headlines and probable offshore hedge fund and local short-selling

Spending strategy crucial in retirement - 05 Dec 2014

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 05 Dec 2014

To have champagne taste on a beer budget is a well-known idiom

2 top resources stock picks - 04 Dec 2014

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 04 Dec 2014

The federal government's woes were not the only items to dominate the headlines this week

Market Index Performance l November 2014 - 04 Dec 2014

Author: Morningstar
Date: 04 Dec 2014

Click here to download the Market Index Returns table for November 2014.

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