There's every sign CEO Richard Umbers has the right strategy to get the best out of the challenged retailer. That doesn't mean you should buy the company's shares.
Glenn Stevens, will vacate the big chair in just over a week, having been at the helm during one of the most challenging economic periods in living memory, and has come out of it with the regard of economists, central bankers, politicians and investors.
What companies say - and what the market thinks - are two entirely different things
Separate retailers with short-term problems from those in terminal decline, and you can still make a profit.
About the only election promise that you can believe is one to cut something. So who's winning on that score?
The shares have been beaten down, then recovered. So do they represent value?
Do you really need that SMSF?
Australian tourism is growing at the fastest rate in decades, and accommodation group Mantra is ready to make the most of it.
US tech giants lead the way in employee culture and engagement.
Why a chief with vision, drive and purpose is in many cases more important than a company's assets, inventory and order book.
For a sharemarket investor, there are both risks and opportunity presented by the mooted reduction or abolition of negative gearing.
The slogans and lobbying are a waste of time.
Thomas McCrae, an early 20th century physician, once wrote about diagnosing a patient with a common abdominal disease.
Only the most generous, conflicted -- or both -- person would suggest that the financial services sector is working properly.
Now that the country has finished a large solar plant, the important question is - what's next?
Shareholders in oil and gas may feel like losers, but consumers are the big winnners.
Australian tech-wreck survivor, Integrated Research (ASX: IRI), has taken on the world in IP telephony services and returned investors more than 700% over the last five years.
Share prices are falling, so is it time to buy?
Forget about the socks and the vouchers for Bunnings, this is what we really want this Christmas.
Have you ever wondered what drives sharemarket returns? I mean really drives them?
Weak demand for McGrath shares might be telling us something about the broader Australian economy.
It's surprisingly simple to claim plausible deniability: just hire a consultant.
The road to annoyed shareholders is paved with unkept promises.
Being able to take a view of the future, however dimly, is vital when it comes to investing.
Barack Obama knows that returns to society aren't always measured with a $ symbol
Bank shareholders are in for a rude shock, and no less than RBA Governor Glenn Stevens is delivering the warning.
For the love of everything sane, please save your money. You won't regret it.
Warren Buffett is probably the greatest investor the world has ever seen. Does anyone in Australia come close?
It can be easy to forget the real role of company managers and directors.
The telco's solid dividend puts it in the box seat with investors.
Veterinarian Paul May had just built his third business, a new architect-designed 24 hour vet clinic. Then it all went wrong.
Greater collaboration and funding on research, teaching needed.