Vanessa Desloires There's been a shake up in the ranks this week, and one clever tipster has shot from fifth to first place on a bet in volatile small cap stocks.
James Cockington Sculptor Arthur Fleischmann spent a productive 10 years in Sydney, but his works from this period were kept in storage for half a century, and will now be sold.
THE MOTLEY FOOL
Scott Phillips Any time you read "accepted wisdom", you should ask yourself whether that's simply code for "I just use the same tired cliches as everyone else".
Scott Phillips In recent weeks, we've been looking at some of the attributes of a great company, on the premise that the better the business, the greater our chance of investment success.
Caitlin Fitzsimmons It's not just that one in three buyers are investors, it's also that they're disproportionately competing with first-home buyers.
Scott Phillips The best companies in Australia are surrounded by moats – although not the ones you are thinking of.
Melissa Browne Negative gearing - what is it and how can you make it work for you?
Daryl Dixon By highlighting the increased risk for both investors and the banking system of an oversupply of apartments and commercial real estate, the Reserve Bank has added to the normal uncertainty facing...
John Collett Australians' obsession with property investment is about to be tested.
John Collett Increasing bad debt provisions, dividends under threat and falling share prices are giving long-term big-bank shareholders pause to think.
Noel Whittaker A reader asks Noel Whittaker how dividend income overcomes the volatility of shares.
James Cockington There are people driving around today with number plates worth more than their cars.
Melissa Browne If you think investing in the sharemarket is just a form of gambling but know you should learn more about it, read on.
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Scott Phillips The rear vision mirror isn't for looking forwards - extrapolation from the past can lead investors astray.
James Cockington Painter Judy Cassab left "an indelible mark on the story of Australian art", with her portraits of everyone from prime ministers to princesses.
Catherine Robson Few films about finance make you laugh, are touching and leave you more informed than when you went in.
James Lennon Ardent Leisure's share price has experienced some headwinds recently due to market-wide falls.
Scott Phillips When designing your investment goals, you need to decide where you want to be, when, and with what level of volatility.
Gareth Hutchens The Dartboard still reigns. Richard Pritchard is still coming second. But they're the only contestants who remain in the black.
BOURIS ON MONEY
Mark Bouris Here we go again. Another year, another series of stories about world markets, Chinese economic growth and the ASX.