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Articles from: 2 top mid-cap stock picks - 23 Apr 2014 to Implications under the new ATO penalties - 21 Mar 2014

2 top mid-cap stock picks - 23 Apr 2014

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 23 Apr 2014

The Ausbil Australian Emerging Leaders Fund [10601] is a concentrated portfolio of mid and small-cap Australian shares that aims to outperform its benchmark over the medium to long term

3 top assets for SMSF protection - 17 Apr 2014

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 17 Apr 2014

Warren Buffett once said: "Rule number one is never lose money

Machiavellian musings on the local market - 17 Apr 2014

Author: Andrew Fleming
Date: 17 Apr 2014

The Australian equity market continues to trade at mildly high multiples, albeit with an extreme spread between the highest multiples, which are at dangerous levels, and the lowest, attributable to material stocks of all sorts, whether they are miners or suppliers to miners

Does your SMSF run like a Ferrari? - 16 Apr 2014

Author: Aaron Dunn
Date: 16 Apr 2014

Many trustees operating a self-managed super fund (SMSF) never truly realise the potential of a vehicle recognised as the most powerful way to save for your retirement

Cyclical outlook for the Americas - 15 Apr 2014

Author: PIMCO analysts
Date: 15 Apr 2014

PIMCO's outlook for the US economy in the year ahead has improved slightly from December to a range of 2.5 per cent to 3 per cent growth in real GDP

Economic update - 15 Apr 2014

Author: Donal Curtin
Date: 15 Apr 2014

To read the latest Economic Update please click here

5 ways to invest like Buffett - 14 Apr 2014

Author: Yale Bock
Date: 14 Apr 2014

Invest like Buffett? How many times have you heard that one? Not everyone has his billions, which allow the Oracle of Omaha to snatch up deals unavailable to most of us, like his 2009 purchase of Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad

Nasdaq presents high-risk picture - 14 Apr 2014

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 14 Apr 2014

Overview

Australia's economic turnaround - 10 Apr 2014

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 10 Apr 2014

Australia's economy has grown for more than 22 years without interruption

The downside of a bull market - 09 Apr 2014

Author: Matthew Booker
Date: 09 Apr 2014

The phase of mindless liquidity is upon us

Investors to reap Wesfarmers windfall? - 08 Apr 2014

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 08 Apr 2014

Australian conglomerate Wesfarmers (WES) this week signalled its departure from the insurance game after announcing the sale of its insurance broking arm to the US-based Arthur J

Large IPOs dominate the market - 08 Apr 2014

Author: Marcus Ohm
Date: 08 Apr 2014

A combination of falling commodity prices and reduced investor sentiment appear to have had a negative impact on resources company initial public offerings (IPOs) during 2013

3 top recently listed stocks - 07 Apr 2014

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 07 Apr 2014

Morningstar's equity research team has initiated coverage on a handful of recently listed companies that will no doubt pique the interest of many investors

Short-term risk is high - 07 Apr 2014

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 07 Apr 2014

Overview

Market Index Performance l March 2014 - 07 Apr 2014

Author: Morningstar
Date: 07 Apr 2014

The good, the bad and the ugly BHP - 07 Apr 2014

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 07 Apr 2014

Last week, The Australian Financial Review reported that BHP Billiton (BHP) was considering spinning off many of its "non-core" assets

Capturing superior performance - 03 Apr 2014

Author: Lars Hamich
Date: 03 Apr 2014

Index exchange-traded-funds (ETFs) are financial products based on indices, which track the performance of a portfolio of securities

3 priorities for NAB's new chief - 03 Apr 2014

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 03 Apr 2014

There will be no change in strategy for National Australia Bank (NAB) following the retirement of chief executive Cameron Clyne, according to Morningstar sector head of financials, infrastructure, insurance and property David Ellis

4 reasons to like Woodside and Santos - 02 Apr 2014

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 02 Apr 2014

Earlier this month, Morningstar assigned a narrow-moat rating to Santos Limited (STO) as a result of Australia's number two oil-and-gas company now possessing cost advantages on a number of fronts

Market risk and Putin's hardball tactics - 01 Apr 2014

Author: Michael Cirami
Date: 01 Apr 2014

Are the geopolitical events centring on the Ukraine winding down, or are there broader implications developing? I would say it is closer to the latter

13 common investing myths - 01 Apr 2014

Author: Shane Oliver
Date: 01 Apr 2014

The increasingly complex nature of investment markets leads many to adopt simple rules of thumb often based on common sense when making investment decisions

All Ords set to break upper limits - 01 Apr 2014

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 01 Apr 2014

Overview

3 steps to a top-performing portfolio - 28 Mar 2014

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 28 Mar 2014

Picture this - a portfolio of small companies that have consistently outperformed the market over the past five years

Metcash: Opportunity or value trap? - 27 Mar 2014

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 27 Mar 2014

It was only a year ago when BHP Billiton (BHP) and Rio Tinto (RIO) were posting falling profits amid share price falls

5 high-quality Australian stocks - 26 Mar 2014

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 26 Mar 2014

Bennelong Australian Equity Partners took out the top gong in the Domestic Equities Category at the recent Australian Morningstar Awards 2014

New one-stop approaches to income and growth - 26 Mar 2014

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 26 Mar 2014

The exchange-traded fund (ETF) industry in Australia currently stands at $9.93 billion - up 12 per cent since the last quarter - and Morningstar expects the industry's healthy growth to continue

PIMCO still a formidable fund suite - 25 Mar 2014

Author: Alex Prineas
Date: 25 Mar 2014

On 21 January 2014, PIMCO announced that former chief executive officer and co-chief investment officer Mohamed El-Erian would depart the firm by mid-March 2014

Market's potential upside limited - 25 Mar 2014

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 25 Mar 2014

Overview

China: Separating fact from fiction - 25 Mar 2014

Author: Mathews Asia
Date: 25 Mar 2014

In recent months, many global investors have focused on a slowdown in Chinese GDP growth, declining exports and massive credit overhang

Implications under the new ATO penalties - 21 Mar 2014

Author: Aaron Dunn
Date: 21 Mar 2014

He will be speaking at the Morningstar SMSF Trustee Strategy Day in April

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