Exchange Traded Funds
John Kavanagh What is it? Two asset management companies, BlackRock Investment Management and Russell Investments, have announced plans to list fixed-income exchange-traded funds (ETFs) on the Australian...
Nathan Bell Iron-related stocks are in trouble and the falling price of iron ore looks likely to hit the economy hard.
EXCHANGE TRADED FUNDS
David Potts With a single share trade you too could own some of Apple, Facebook, Google and hundreds of other global names.
RISE OF THE ROBOTS
David Wilson A windup? No. According to Oxford University research, many financial advisers are likely to be replaced with robots.
Sally Patten Holiday plans might have to change if the currency continues like this.
Richard Livingston A good rule of thumb is 'if you don't understand a financial product then don't buy it'.
Chris Brycki We tend to act irrationally when investing, something you should bear in mind if you want to avoid being burnt.
David Potts With a fall in the dollar expected, the US and Europe are the places to invest.
UNDER THE RADAR
Richards Hemming There are opportunities to make big money in the yellow metal sector.
Rod Myer Recent weakness on the US stock market and the effects of quantitative easing have investors asking whether the US equity markets are moving into the danger zone.
THE 'HONEST' BROKER
Marcus Padley Exchange Traded Funds allow investors to build diversified portfolios with minimal cost and effort.
Alexandra Cain It's extremely difficult for retail investors to directly access Chinese sharemarkets. Nevertheless there are ways to achieve a China exposure.
John Collett With interest rates on hold, it's a good idea to look around for higher returns.
THE 'HONEST' BROKER
Marcus Padley Exchange traded funds enable man-in-the-moon investing rather than Australian tunnel-vision investing.
Katherine Jimenez Offshore stocks have provided Aussie investors with some of the strongest returns seen in years - a trend that's set to continue in 2014
Emily Chantiri It is never too early to start investing, but one strategy does not suit all.
THE FIRST XI
David Potts If you pick a portfolio like a cricket side, look past one-dayers, and think of the Test.
Pick'n'mix your assets, there are close to 100 exchange traded funds to choose from, writes David Potts.
David Potts Goldmining stocks are up 20 per cent even though the market has stayed put.
WHERE TO INVEST
You didn't need the budget to tell you that you are on your own, although a reminder every now and then never goes astray.