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Articles from: 6 steps on the path to winding up an SMSF - 25 Nov 2016 to CBA records steady first-quarter cash earnings - 08 Nov 2016

6 steps on the path to winding up an SMSF - 25 Nov 2016

Author: Natasha Ng
Date: 25 Nov 2016

There is a compliance/legal path to follow and this article outlines key points along that path

Market's margin of safety vaporises in Trump euphoria - 25 Nov 2016

Author: Peter Warnes
Date: 25 Nov 2016

As US markets surge to new peaks on Trump euphoria, not all are convinced the path ahead will be without a pothole or two

A scary number looming over Australian stocks - 24 Nov 2016

Author: Martin Conlon
Date: 24 Nov 2016

Sydney Airport (ASX: SYD) surged 89 per cent over the past three calendar years

What are the ATO's SMSF compliance targets for FY17? - 24 Nov 2016

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 24 Nov 2016

Fewer SMSF trustees and their funds were penalised by the ATO in fiscal 2016, with the ATO pointing to its more collaborative approach

Some sectors will win but many will lose as volatility continues - 24 Nov 2016

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 24 Nov 2016

Real estate investment trusts and telcos are out, and banks are back in, according to Geoff Wilson, chairman and portfolio manager, Wilson Asset Management

Australians largely unaware of new super cap deadline and opportunity - 23 Nov 2016

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 23 Nov 2016

A significant proportion of eligible Australians are unaware of this deadline, and don't properly understand the proposed changes in how their super assets will be taxed, according to Michael Hutton, head of wealth management, HLB Mann Judd

The Trump trade: rhetoric versus reality - 23 Nov 2016

Author: Libby Cantrill
Date: 23 Nov 2016

Investors have generally been "risk on" since Donald Trump's victory on 8 November

Populism takes a wrong turn - 23 Nov 2016

Author: Bill Gross
Date: 23 Nov 2016

The Trumpian Fox has entered the Populist Henhouse, not so much by stealth but as a result of Middle America's misinterpretation of what will make America great again

Italy braces for referendum that risks Brexit-style consequences - 22 Nov 2016

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 22 Nov 2016

Italy's populist forces scored their biggest success so far in 2016 when candidates for the Five Star Movement were elected mayors of Rome and Turin in June

Here's a top-rated exposure to Japanese equities - 22 Nov 2016

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 22 Nov 2016

Morningstar UK fund analyst Kenneth Lamont points out in a recent article that Japan has more to gain or lose from changes to US economic and foreign policy under a Trump presidency than most other countries

Something amazing about to happen in China - 21 Nov 2016

Author: Richard Watt
Date: 21 Nov 2016

This is amazing not because it will offer better investment opportunities in China, but because it represents a key part of the incredible story of the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, the companies listed on it, and the city it sits in

Here's why the US market could move significantly higher - 21 Nov 2016

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 21 Nov 2016

After the ups and downs associated with the US election, equity markets had a relatively quiet time last week

Iron ore rebounds but where to next? - 18 Nov 2016

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 18 Nov 2016

The outlook for Australian miners has improved dramatically in recent weeks as iron ore and coal price have jumped, taking the share prices of the big miners higher, buoyed by the unexpected US election outcome

3 ways to stop children adversely impacting your retirement plans - 17 Nov 2016

Author: Andrew Zbik
Date: 17 Nov 2016

However, when does helping your children become detrimental to your own retirement plans? The answer is in almost every case because most people are doing it the wrong way.

Fears of a Trump dump in tech stocks are overdone - 16 Nov 2016

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 16 Nov 2016

Fears of a rout in the technology sector are overdone, according to Morningstar equity analyst Gareth James

Market Index Performance l October 2016 - 16 Nov 2016

Author: Morningstar
Date: 16 Nov 2016

5 post-US election investing questions answered - 16 Nov 2016

Author: Scott Mather/Libby Cantrill
Date: 16 Nov 2016

Cantrill: Trade is one issue where Trump has been vocal for years

Are infrastructure stocks a good buy right now? - 15 Nov 2016

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 15 Nov 2016

The defensive, bond-like characteristics of infrastructure stocks have appealed to both institutional and retail investors in recent years, drawn by their income potential relative to low fixed-income yields

What you need to know about the pension transfer balance cap - 15 Nov 2016

Author: Julie Hartley
Date: 15 Nov 2016

In late September, the government released the second tranche of proposed superannuation changes, which covers the pension transfer balance cap, concessional contribution changes, catch-up concessional contributions and the removal of the earnings tax exemption for transition-to-retirement pensions

Why the US election won't dictate long-term market performance - 14 Nov 2016

Author: Angel Agudo
Date: 14 Nov 2016

After a heated and controversial presidential race, Donald Trump has come out as victor

Here's why the post-election rally can continue - 14 Nov 2016

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 14 Nov 2016

Investors can be strange animals

These ASX stocks will be winners from Trump's election victory - 14 Nov 2016

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 14 Nov 2016

Sell bonds and buy US stocks

US election 2016: What Trump's victory means for your stocks and portfolio strategy - 10 Nov 2016

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 10 Nov 2016

Donald Trump will only get the keys to the White House in January 2017

These 2 ASX sectors could be good bargains - 10 Nov 2016

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 10 Nov 2016

The Australian share market is trading at a premium to historical levels and is not yet in bargain territory, though the telecommunication and healthcare sectors may represent some value, says Morningstar's head of equities research Peter Warnes

Trump gets a full house but caution prevails - 10 Nov 2016

Author: Peter Warnes
Date: 10 Nov 2016

Donald Trump, President of the United States (POTUS)

The victory few saw coming and its impact on markets - 10 Nov 2016

Author: Scott Mather
Date: 10 Nov 2016

Here's our view on what a Trump presidency and Republican Congress likely mean for markets over the near, medium and longer terms

Beware of manipulated utopias - 09 Nov 2016

Author: Martin Conlon
Date: 09 Nov 2016

As a fan of dystopian classics such as Huxley's Brave New World and Orwell's 1984 , I find their insights into the perils of searching for a manipulated utopia alarmingly relevant to today's financial world

US election 2016: Sit tight, whatever the outcome - 08 Nov 2016

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 08 Nov 2016

The most successful investment strategies are those played out over the long term--it's a common sentiment, but one that can be difficult to put into practice during periods of market volatility and events that provoke great uncertainty

US market awakes from its slumber - 08 Nov 2016

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 08 Nov 2016

The US market finally awoke from its slumber last week

CBA records steady first-quarter cash earnings - 08 Nov 2016

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 08 Nov 2016

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX: CBA) on Tuesday said its cash earnings before one-offs for the first quarter ended September stood at around $2.4 billion, unchanged on the same quarter in fiscal 2016

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