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Articles from: Here's why the post-election rally can continue - 14 Nov 2016 to Don't depend on central banks for profit - 27 Oct 2016

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

Could a Santa Claus rally be coming to town? - 08 Nov 2016

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 08 Nov 2016

Markets traditionally rally into Christmas, but looking at price levels as at 2 November, the S&P/ASX 200 was up just 2.4 per cent over the year and well off its year-high levels of 5611 in July

Index investing triumphs over active managers - 07 Nov 2016

Author: Arian Neiron
Date: 07 Nov 2016

Most Australian active funds were outperformed by their respective benchmark over one, three and five-year periods, according to the latest S&P Dow Jones SPIVA Australia Scorecard

How the next US president can impact ordinary investors - 07 Nov 2016

Author: Aron Szapiro
Date: 07 Nov 2016

While the next president may not find enough Congressional cooperation to tackle major initiatives such as tax reform or adjusting entitlement programs, there are many actions the president can take on his or her own, and many of these will affect ordinary investors

Westpac posts flat full-year profit of $7.82bn - 07 Nov 2016

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 07 Nov 2016

Westpac Group (ASX: WBC) on Monday reported an underlying cash profit of $7.822 billion for fiscal 2016, unchanged on the previous year and in line with consensus expectations

Test article for FBIA; with a semicolon - 04 Nov 2016

Author: Ben Rabey
Date: 04 Nov 2016

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2 tourism and leisure stocks worth considering - 04 Nov 2016

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 04 Nov 2016

Australia's tourism and leisure sector holds good opportunities for investors, buoyed by the continuing influx of international visitors--particularly from China--amid a softening Australian currency and increasingly positive US economic figures.

Inghams still not a goer - 04 Nov 2016

Author: Peter Warnes
Date: 04 Nov 2016

Is TPG Capital a charity? The Inghams IPO has been repriced at $3.15--a 12 per cent discount to the bottom of the original indicative price range and a meaningful 24 per cent from the $4.14 top

Low volatility a mirage - 03 Nov 2016

Author: Simon Doyle
Date: 03 Nov 2016

September was a mixed month in financial markets

ANZ reports 18pc fall in profit - 03 Nov 2016

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 03 Nov 2016

Australian and New Zealand Banking Group (ASX: ANZ) on Thursday announced an 18 per cent fall in fiscal 2016 cash profit--a preferred measure of underlying performance among the big Australian banks--to $5.9 billion, following a "reshaping" of the business

Two bubbles - 02 Nov 2016

Author: Andrew Fleming
Date: 02 Nov 2016

Two years ago, two price bubbles emerged on the ASX and we progressively positioned the fund against both of them

Has the resources cycle turned? - 02 Nov 2016

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 02 Nov 2016

Rising coal and iron ore prices have boosted confidence in the mining industry, with climbing share prices suggesting investors also have a renewed interest in the sector

Economic growth: Great for everyone but investors? - 01 Nov 2016

Author: Alex Bryan
Date: 01 Nov 2016

By 2050 the world's population is projected to reach 9.7 billion, up from 7.4 billion today

Here are 2 great stocks you need to sell - 01 Nov 2016

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 01 Nov 2016

As all subscribers to various Morningstar products would know, the moat rating is a cornerstone of the company's investment philosophy

Australian market not painting an inspiring picture - 31 Oct 2016

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 31 Oct 2016

The Australian share market starred last week

The Bank of Japan breaks more taboos - 31 Oct 2016

Author: Simon Doyle
Date: 31 Oct 2016

The Bank of Japan, in its quest to revive Japan's deflation-prone economy, pioneered zero cash rates in 1999, invented quantitative easing in 2001 and resorted to negative deposit interest rates earlier this year

How to guard yourself financially against dementia - 28 Oct 2016

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 28 Oct 2016

As Australia's population ages, more of us will pass away due to dementia

Macquarie posts 2pc fall in half-year profit, reiterates flat guidance - 28 Oct 2016

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 28 Oct 2016

Macquarie Group (ASX: MQG) on Friday announced a net profit of $1.05 billion for the half-year ended 30 September 2016, down 2 per cent on the same half in the previous year following a fall in fee and commission income

NAB's cash profit meets forecasts, dividend steady - 27 Oct 2016

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 27 Oct 2016

National Australia Bank's (ASX: NAB) fiscal 2016 cash profit--a preferred measure of underlying performance among the big four Australian banks which strips out one-off items--rose 4.2 per cent to $6.48 billion

5 strategies to prepare for pension assets test changes - 27 Oct 2016

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 27 Oct 2016

Over 300,000 Australian retirees are expected to lose their Age Pension from 1 January 2017, with the federal government dramatically lowering the value of assets pensioners can hold before they begin to lose their payments

Don't depend on central banks for profit - 27 Oct 2016

Author: Tom Walker
Date: 27 Oct 2016

Equities rising, gold soaring, bond yields plunging--asset class reaction to the Brexit vote has left many investors and market commentators scratching their heads

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