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James Gruber

James Gruber

is an assistant editor for Firstlinks and Morningstar.com.au.

The biggest beneficiaries of the generational wealth transfer
Personal Finance
The biggest beneficiaries of the generational wealth transfer
Women will be the biggest beneficiaries of Australia’s $3.5 trillion intergenerational wealth transfer. How they invest will shape markets and...
ASX stocks that have stood the test of time
Markets
ASX stocks that have stood the test of time
People love new things, and investors are no different. But there's something to be said for older businesses that have a proven formula for success.
The secrets of Australia’s Berkshire Hathaway
Stocks
The secrets of Australia’s Berkshire Hathaway
Washington H. Soul Pattinson is an ASX top 50 stock with one of the best investment track records this country has seen. Yet, most Australians...
The bull market in commodities may be just starting
Video
The bull market in commodities may be just starting
The world is entering a higher cost environment which will hit the profits of companies in many sectors. A key beneficiary will be commodities, where...
Are industry super funds too big to be successful?
Retirement
Are industry super funds too big to be successful?
Warren Buffett warned of the perils of size when it comes to asset pools. Will industry super fall victim to suze?
Is 'The Great Australian Dream' a sham?
Personal Finance
Is 'The Great Australian Dream' a sham?
Peter Dutton has made housing a key issue for the next election, pledging to “restore the Australian dream” of home ownership. It got me...
The dumbest investment mistake I've ever made
Personal Finance
The dumbest investment mistake I've ever made
It's time for me to open up about my worst ever investment decision. Because it has lessons for all investors.
An investor's view of the budget
Personal Finance
An investor's view of the budget
Morningstar's James Gruber breaks down the key numbers, policies, and economic forecasts, as well as some conclusions for superannuants and retirees.
Building a 3 ETF portfolio
ETFs
Building a 3 ETF portfolio
John Bogle famously advocated a two-fund portfolio of US stocks and bonds. Recently, I tried to create an Australian version of the Bogle portfolio...
Are term deposits attractive right now?
Personal Finance
Are term deposits attractive right now?
If you’re like me, you may have put money into term deposits over the past year and it’s time to decide whether to roll them over or look...
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