James Lennon Equipment financier Silver Chef is poised to reap the rewards as the hospitality industry grows.
David Potts With bonds offering ultra low and even negative yields dividend paying shares are more attractive to investors. Indispensable even.
UNDER THE RADAR
Richard Hemming With the gold price rebounding from its lows and the dollar weaker, smaller gold producers are running hot.
THE 'HONEST' BROKER
Marcus Padley The great thing about the stock market at the end of the year is that you can look back and see everything that you should have known.
Sally Patten If the going gets rough, investors should remember one of the key lessons from the GFC.
James Lennon It was close to being wound up, so the turnaround of the agribusiness is good news for investors.
James Cockington Zacs, deeners, pennys, crowns and shillings. There's a lost world of pre-decimal money. But what's it all worth these days?
TROUBLE IN PARADISE
David Wilson Despite their freedom from income tax, these Caribbean islands may not be the haven they seem.
John Collett They may be less risky than before the financial crisis, but listed property trusts are vulnerable to rises in interest rates.
James Lennon Smart management is expected to put Australian Vintage on an upward trajectory.
David Potts Experts get it wrong, and the most pessimistic tend to be most at risk of doing so.
John Collett After an up and down year, Australian shares are set to end 2014 where they began. Investors need a new approach.
Daryl Dixon Investors need to ensure that the asset composition and risk profile of their holdings suit their personal needs.
James Cockington Tin sandwiches are worth more than a song these days.
Nathan Bell If you're pressed for time this reporting season, here's how to extract exactly what you need to know from a company's result in half an hour.
Greg Smith Ardent's Fitness First purchase makes the group even more attractive.
Clancy Yeates Over the past four months or so, the banks have lagged the broader market. What's going on?
David Wilson China is poised to become the world's biggest economy, but is investing in its currency a smart move?
Daryl Dixon Investors need to be aware of the possibility of volatility and the need to be able, and willing, to sit out price declines.
Greg Smith After suffering severe headwinds for many years it looks like the carrier is set for some clearer air.