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Articles from: 1 emerging quality stock to watch - 22 Jul 2014 to PIMCO's Gross opens up on interest rates - 23 Jun 2014

1 emerging quality stock to watch - 22 Jul 2014

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 22 Jul 2014

A strong competitive advantage is normally associated with large-cap companies

The great global rebalancing - 18 Jul 2014

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 18 Jul 2014

Whenever people pinpoint the causes of the global financial crisis, they usually list the massive expansion of credit in developed countries as a key cause of the bust that is heading into its eighth year

Is there value in the Healthscope IPO? - 18 Jul 2014

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 18 Jul 2014

There has been much ado about the upcoming float of Healthscope

3 top global resources stocks - 17 Jul 2014

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 17 Jul 2014

Australian investors will undoubtedly be familiar with the "big two" locally listed global resources companies, BHP Billiton (BHP) and Rio Tinto (RIO) , and will more than likely hold a substantial exposure to these heavyweights

Penalty tax on super abolished: What now? - 17 Jul 2014

Author: Andrew Yee
Date: 17 Jul 2014

The Federal Budget changes to the taxing of excess super contributions are welcome

1 income stock flying under the radar - 16 Jul 2014

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 16 Jul 2014

Morningstar's readers would have read about the income opportunities in the Australian real estate investment trust (AREIT) sector

Will battle of bulls, bears ever stop? - 15 Jul 2014

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 15 Jul 2014

Overview

Yellen's unusual priority for a central banker - 15 Jul 2014

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 15 Jul 2014

Alan Greenspan in 2006 retired a hero after 19 years as chairman of the Federal Reserve

Jumping at shadows - 14 Jul 2014

Author: Martin Conlon
Date: 14 Jul 2014

Befuddled is probably a term which characterises the state of mind of many seasoned investors at present

2 prospects in an overvalued market - 11 Jul 2014

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 11 Jul 2014

For the investor on the hunt for quality businesses, the 16-page Huntleys' Forecast 2014-15 report provides insightful, in-depth analysis into the few opportunities now left in the Australian equity market

Stock tips from a top stock picker - 10 Jul 2014

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 10 Jul 2014

As an investment manager who has outperformed the market over the past 10 years, Investors Mutual (IML) certainly knows about investing

What the market is missing in Japan - 09 Jul 2014

Author: James Hunt
Date: 09 Jul 2014

In 2012, we penned a note entitled The Sun Also Rises , in which we made a contrarian case for investment in Japanese stocks

All Ords pushes towards resistance - 08 Jul 2014

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 08 Jul 2014

Overview

Giving as part of your financial plan - 08 Jul 2014

Author: Andrew Buchan
Date: 08 Jul 2014

Westpac Banking Corporation (WBC) chief executive Gail Kelly recently announced the establishment of the largest private scholarship program in Australia's history

4 comeback stocks for fiscal 2015 - 07 Jul 2014

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 07 Jul 2014

The 2013/14 financial year is done and dusted

1 stock that's ready to fizzle out? - 04 Jul 2014

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 04 Jul 2014

There is no doubt that Coca Cola Amatil (CCL) is a high-quality business

Housing versus your portfolio - 02 Jul 2014

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 02 Jul 2014

It's no secret that Australians have a love affair with residential property

The holy trinity of excess - 01 Jul 2014

Author: Andrew Fleming
Date: 01 Jul 2014

Excess capacity abounds

Aussie equities to tread water - 01 Jul 2014

Author: Donal Curtin
Date: 01 Jul 2014

Prospect for topside break - 01 Jul 2014

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 01 Jul 2014

Overview

5 traps in using the dividend yield - 30 Jun 2014

Author: Karl Siegling
Date: 30 Jun 2014

Following our last article, 5 traps in using the PE metric , we are writing on possibly the second most misused ratio within the equities investment community -- the dividend yield

1 stock that's ready to cook - 30 Jun 2014

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 30 Jun 2014

Morningstar recently launched its stewardship ratings for Australian and New Zealand stocks, which assess a company's stewardship of shareholder capital as either being exemplary, standard or poor

5 potential bear-case drivers for CBA - 27 Jun 2014

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 27 Jun 2014

Morningstar head of financial services equity research Asia-Pacific, David Ellis, has outlined five potential scenarios that could plunge Commonwealth Bank of Australia's (CBA) share price from its current lofty levels

Why SMSFs use ETFs - 26 Jun 2014

Author: Alex Vynokur
Date: 26 Jun 2014

The two acronyms "SMSF" and "ETF" are responsible for some of the largest changes to the Australian investment landscape in recent years

3 global banking opportunities - 26 Jun 2014

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 26 Jun 2014

In a recent interview with The Australian Financial Review , Sydney-based fund manager Wayne Peters, whose Peters MacGregor Global Fund [11512] has outperformed both the Magellan Global Equities Fund [15699] and the Platinum International Fund [4505] over the past five years, shares his views on the current prices of the big Australian banks versus their overseas counterparts

Get ready for new ATO penalties - 25 Jun 2014

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 25 Jun 2014

Next month, self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) trustees face a new penalty regime under the Australian Taxation Office (ATO)

Greater China equities: In or out? - 24 Jun 2014

Author: Germaine Share
Date: 24 Jun 2014

Despite concerns over slower growth, shadow banking and corporate governance issues in China, the Greater China equity panellists at our inaugural Morningstar Investment Conference in Asia were bullish on the market

Gold miners may push higher - 24 Jun 2014

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 24 Jun 2014

Overview

How to avoid a bad stock - 24 Jun 2014

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 24 Jun 2014

The book Boganaire : The Rise and Fall of Nathan Tinkler gives a detailed account of the spectacular fortune a mining entrepreneur achieved through a number of successful speculative mining deals

PIMCO's Gross opens up on interest rates - 23 Jun 2014

Author: Adam Zoll
Date: 23 Jun 2014

Interest rates need to rise but must not be extended too far or a bear market may result, says PIMCO founder and chief investment officer Bill Gross

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