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...
THE 'HONEST' BROKER
Marcus Padley Exchange traded funds enable man-in-the-moon investing rather than Australian tunnel-vision investing.
THE FIRST XI
David Potts If you pick a portfolio like a cricket side, look past one-dayers, and think of the Test.
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.
BUGS ARE BACK
John Ficenec The market price of gold might have fallen but hoarding it is approaching record levels.
Richard Livingston There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics. Nowhere does it apply more than the world of investing and finance.
The "safe haven" metal's bull run is waning, with loud talk among investors that 2013 may mark the end of its spectacular 12-year bull run.
Barbara Drury Thanks to the high dollar, investors could strike it rich by investing in American stocks, but they need to watch out for currency fluctuations.
Barbara Drury Only a decade ago, investors in gold were limited to bars, coins, jewellery or shares in goldmining companies.
John Collett It is the whodunnit of the great gold sell-off. Are the massive falls the fault of the "paper" markets or is the culprit the exchange traded funds?
Barbara Drury Opportunities are limited for Australians who want to invest in the Japanese market.
John Collett Small investors who might be planning to emulate George Soros should think again
Nathan Bell In this environment, look for stocks that should provide satisfactory returns over the long-term.
Richard Livingston 2013 has been a great year for share investors, particularly those loaded up on high-yield shares.
John Collett Australian share prices are up more than 5 per cent this year and, who knows, it may be the start of a sustained recovery.
Disillusion with traditional managed funds' high fees and poor performances is likely to see a continuing shift among financial planners and small investors to a type of listed managed fund called an...
Annette Sampson Six months can be a long time in finance. It wasn't so long ago that the smart money was declaring 2012 the year of equities. Bonds, they said, had had a good run.
Penny Pryor Investing consistently over the long term is a better plan for doing well out of the sharemarket than guessing when to buy and sell.
I Can Do That The strategy: To invest in fixed interest via an ETF.