27/05/2016 | 8:02 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 | 8:37 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 | 8:18 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 | 8:27 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 | 8:27 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 | 3:18 PM 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 | 3:18 PM 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 | 3:18 PM 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 | 3:18 PM Oil price volatility and global energy fundamentals are impacting stocks across the board, according to Morningstar's energy analyst Mark Taylor.
11/05/2016 | 3:18 PM 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 | 3:18 PM 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 | 3:18 PM 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 | 3:18 PM 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 | 3:18 PM 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.
03/05/2016 | 3:18 PM Australian and New Zealand Banking Group's first-half profit falls 24 per cent following restructuring initiatives totalling $717 million and a $459-million rise in resources-related bad debt charges.
03/05/2016 | 3:18 PM The Australian IPO market delivered a return of 1.3 per cent over the first quarter, and while that doesn't seem to be a staggering number, it still represents a 6.7 per cent outperformance of the S&P/ASX 200.
02/05/2016 | 3:18 PM Australia's oldest bank posts a $3.9-billion half-year cash profit, slightly below both Morningstar and consensus expectations, after a near doubling in bad debt charges.
29/04/2016 | 3:18 PM Westpac, ANZ and National Australia Bank report half-year earnings in the week commencing 2 May and Morningstar's David Ellis gives investors a taste of what to expect.
29/04/2016 | 3:18 PM While the speculative end of the share market is fertile ground for entrepreneurial flair, Morningstar's Peter Warnes cautions investors that history has a great tendency to repeat itself.
28/04/2016 | 3:18 PM With the policies of the Coalition and Labor being broadly similar, there's not likely to be one party that would be better for the share market than the other over the longer term.
27/04/2016 | 3:18 PM While China's industrial expansion has continued to slow, growth in outbound tourism among Chinese nationals represents a considerable long-term opportunity for Australian investors.
26/04/2016 | 3:18 PM Investors are underestimating how much steel demand could decline, says Morningstar US-based equity analyst David Wang.
22/04/2016 | 3:18 PM A cautious stance is appropriate at present and a little more cash will provide the flexibility which the current investing environment dictates, Morningstar's Peter Warnes says.
15/04/2016 | 3:18 PM M&A fever may be building towards a "Groundhog Day" ahead of a potential relaxation of media ownership laws in Australia, as structural headwinds continue to intensify.
15/04/2016 | 3:18 PM The combination of a meaningful infrastructure program and growth in the services sector could extend Australia's recession-free period to over 25 years, Morningstar's Peter Warnes says.
14/04/2016 | 3:18 PM Australian investors are likely to see some negative effects from the Chinese government's new rules on cross-border e-commerce transactions, at least over the short term.
13/04/2016 | 3:18 PM While Asian stocks have had a poor start to 2016, ignoring the region could prove costly for longer-term investors, according to analysts.
08/04/2016 | 3:18 PM Banks are an important cog in the economic wheel and regulation must be reasonable without being overly restrictive, Morningstar's Peter Warnes says.
06/04/2016 | 3:18 PM For biotech and healthcare investors, it seems the government can give as well as take--but do a full check-up on your chosen stocks in order to reduce the risk of misfortune.
01/04/2016 | 3:18 PM After trying almost every conceivable way to revive consumption and investment in order to lift economic activity, central banks may now have to focus on the government sector, Morningstar's Peter Warnes says.
01/04/2016 | 3:18 PM The Morningstar Economic Moat Rating represents a company's sustainable competitive advantage. A company with an economic moat can fend off competition and earn high returns on capital for many years to come.
31/03/2016 | 3:18 PM Investors cannot all buy the same stock at the same price--popularity affects price and leads us to buy high and sell low, obliterating any profit we could have gained.
31/03/2016 | 3:18 PM Australian oil companies have tracked the recent reversal of fortunes in the oil price but analysts aren't so sure the spectacular rebound will continue over the short term.
22/03/2016 | 3:18 PM Investors who are overconfident in their abilities may trade more often and hurt themselves in the end, says UC Berkeley professor Terry Odean.
18/03/2016 | 3:18 PM Morningstar's Brian Han talks investors through Telstra's half-year result and why the telecoms giant has been trailing the market since the start of 2016.
18/03/2016 | 3:18 PM Filling in this week for Peter Warnes, Morningstar's Brian Han cautions investors about merger activity in the media and gaming space during the age of digital disruption.
27 May 2016