29/06/2016 | 12:30 PM We cannot apply lessons from the past to learn about the future, nor we can look to those who made the right call last time, says Morningstar's John Rekenthaler.
28/06/2016 | 11:08 AM Dan Kemp of Morningstar UK says investors need to keep cool, calm heads amid political and financial uncertainty as to what happens next following the Brexit vote.
28/06/2016 | 8:07 AM Technology companies continue to enjoy a resurgence of popularity among retail investors, who are attracted by a range of factors including the sector's lower capital requirements and high growth characteristics.
27/06/2016 | 12:02 PM While a global recession looks unlikely following the UK's unprecedented decision to exit the EU, there are still several Australian companies whose earnings will be impacted to varying degrees.
27/06/2016 | 11:47 AM Morningstar is here to help you stay focused on the big picture and highlight the risks and opportunities that Brexit volatility could be unearthing.
24/06/2016 | 4:07 PM The Australian dollar tanked and more than $50 billion was wiped off the local share market after results showed Britain had chosen to leave the EU, media outlets reported on Friday afternoon.
24/06/2016 | 8:17 AM While buying opportunities may appear post the Brexit vote, given the current global environment it pays to err on the conservative side, Morningstar's Peter Warnes says.
23/06/2016 | 8:11 AM Changes proposed by the ASX would have a dire impact on Australian retail investors' ability to participate in initial public offerings, according to Ben Bucknell of OnMarket BookBuilds.
21/06/2016 | 11:43 AM A focus on free cash flow yield and growth is of particular interest at present given the market's preoccupation with dividend yields against a backdrop of low competing interest rates.
17/06/2016 | 8:02 AM Companies with sustainable operating cash flow and earnings, together with surplus free cash flow, should be at the top of the investor's menu, Morningstar's Peter Warnes says.
17/06/2016 | 8:02 AM While historically low Australian bond yields are expected to push more money into the share market, it's critical to ensure equity yields are sustainable.
10/06/2016 | 9:45 AM Morningstar's Peter Warnes discovers that both politicians and the Australian public have failed to heed lessons from classical antiquity.
08/06/2016 | 5:05 PM The US pharmaceutical sector was recently highlighted as a key area of interest by Kerr Neilson, co-founder and CEO of Platinum Asset Management.
08/06/2016 | 10:47 AM Active investing versus index investing isn't necessarily a prescriptive "one or the other" approach, explains Stephen van Eyk.
06/06/2016 | 11:04 AM The head of Stephen van Eyk Consulting outlines why he believes China's high rate of credit relative to GDP introduces considerable risk for global markets and investors.
03/06/2016 | 10:47 AM Australia's lack of competitiveness on the international stage may explain the lack of both private sector business investment and business confidence, Morningstar's Peter Warnes says.
03/06/2016 | 10:47 AM The head of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission this week sought to reassure investors about the trustworthiness of financial markets and the stock-broking industry.
02/06/2016 | 10:47 AM Morningstar's David Ellis points out where he sees value in the financials sector, including among the big banks and the major insurers, while also discussing a few of the headwinds facing the big four.
01/06/2016 | 10:47 AM While the Australian equity market may be looking expensive after having enjoyed a few good months, the overall dividend yield is still attractive relative to bonds and term deposits.
01/06/2016 | 10:47 AM Listed investment companies are a viable alternative to managed funds, enabling investors to gain exposure to a diverse and professionally managed portfolio of assets.
30/05/2016 | 10:47 AM While the re-rating of the ASX Industrials ex-Financials sector has left some higher-quality stocks looking expensive, the sector still presents a handful of attractive opportunities.
27/05/2016 | 10:47 AM Should the US Federal Reserve get relatively aggressive, the markets may not adjust without a painful correction, Morningstar's Peter Warnes says.
26/05/2016 | 10:47 AM Several ASX-listed fund managers are now sitting on attractive yields and could represent growth opportunities as investors seek greater international asset exposure.
24/05/2016 | 10:47 AM Reputable companies with strong competitive advantages can be found in the S&P/ASX MidCap 50 Share Index, which looks set to outperform other size-based share-market indexes for the third straight year.
20/05/2016 | 10:47 AM It appears self-funded retirees are now part of a voting block that has been conveniently forgotten by the major political parties, Morningstar's Peter Warnes says.
20/05/2016 | 10:47 AM REA Group and SEEK have outperformed the market over the past year and some newer tech stocks have also performed well, but investors may have to pay a high price for their strong performance.
19/05/2016 | 10:47 AM With growth investing in the ascendancy in recent times, value has been hard to find. But according to some analysts, this may be about to change.
13/05/2016 | 10:47 AM Unless there are changes to the budget proposals, after 2 July Turnbull, Morrison & Co's blood could well be on the floor, Morningstar's Peter Warnes says.
13/05/2016 | 10:47 AM While two healthcare majors continue their march northward with several tailwinds at their backs, some listed healthcare providers could be adversely affected by government reviews.
11/05/2016 | 10:47 AM Oil price volatility and global energy fundamentals are impacting stocks across the board, according to Morningstar's energy analyst Mark Taylor.
11/05/2016 | 10:47 AM The negative gearing debate in Australia may have made property investors nervous, but the stock market could also feel the effects of any changes.
06/05/2016 | 10:47 AM Morningstar's Peter Warnes shares his views on the federal budget and its likely impact on markets and subscribers, particularly those in self-managed super funds.
06/05/2016 | 10:47 AM While the iron ore price has bounced back in recent times there is still more pain to come for the smaller iron ore miners, who still face burgeoning supply and an ongoing focus on cost reduction.
05/05/2016 | 10:47 AM National Australia Bank posts a $3.3-billion underlying half-year cash profit but a statutory net loss of $1.74 billion including losses related to the demerger of troubled UK operations.
04/05/2016 | 10:47 AM Dribbling money in over time can effectively minimise risk, but it's not a wealth-creating process, according to US-based financial planning expert Michael Kitces.
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