See how Australia's biggest listed companies performed this week
David Potts Setting such a blistering pace in our shares race, the dartboard might need some of the fire-proofing that is the speciality of its top pick Alexium.
TROUBLE IN PARADISE
David Wilson Despite their freedom from income tax, these Caribbean islands may not be the haven they seem.
Daryl Dixon Decisions need to be made on the banking industry - the savings of millions of Australians are at stake.
Clancy Yeates Investing in property may have paid off handsomely over the last few years, but there are growing signs the market is starting to cool down.
UNDER THE RADAR
Richard Hemming Can this family-run company keep going and make the transition from small-cap to mid-cap to big-cap?
Chris Brycki We tend to act irrationally when investing, something you should bear in mind if you want to avoid being burnt.
James Cockington A new Australian record is likely to be set next week, with a restored 1966 version nicknamed Buster expected to clear $70,000.
George Cochrane Should I participate in the share buyback scheme being offered by Telstra?
THE 'HONEST' BROKER
Marcus Padley It's a subtle art talking to kids, whether about finance or life in general; it's not about telling them what to do, it's about telling them stories.
BOURIS ON MONEY
Mark Bouris Glenn Stevens' statement on interest rates was bland but should remind property investors that they must do their homework and invest wisely.
Daryl Dixon The good times for superannuation fund and other share investors may have come to an end.
James Cockington In the colonial mining boom gold ornaments were specially commissioned. Very few have survived.
John Collett The past 12 months or so have seen a record number of floats on the sharemarket.
David Potts Even as the dividends flowed something was missing from this year's profit reports, and perhaps more remarkably, nobody noticed.
Penny Pryor Auction clearance rates are rising, but amid the bidding frenzy, finding good advice on valuations is key.
David Potts Research finds there's no compensation for risk in equity markets.
THE HONEST BROKER
Marcus Padley It takes time for markets to build value and confidence, but this can be destroyed in a heartbeat.
Nathan Bell Four filters to help you spot mining services stocks with potential.
David Potts Chasing bank dividends has been a strategy that has paid in spades.