Property

QUIRKY INVESTMENTS

Eclectic array from the outer limits

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Tim McMonagle (b. 1971)

Dawn II - Golden Moment 2002

$2,000-3,000

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98

Adam Cullen (1965-2012)

Narration in the Psychoanalytic Dialogue 1995

$3,000-5,000

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110

Kate Rohde (b. 1980)

Marsupial Mole 2002

$400-600

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125

Fiona MacDonald (b. 1956)

Suite of Five Silhouettes

$400-600

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Pauline Hall

Baked Dinner 2008

$800-1,200

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249

Darren McDonald (b. 1966)

Big Heart, Big Red

$1,000-1,500

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James Cockington Naive art collected by retired Sydney schoolteacher Peter Fay is going under the hammer next week.

BUBBLES

Investors piling into Hong Kong taxis

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Emma Bi and Sheridan Prasso With Hong Kong's sharemarket and property market flagging, investors are pouring their money into taxi licences, fueling talk of a bubble.

HOT STOCKS

James Hardie solid despite US housing fears

A bank owned sign

Brian Han Building products maker is one of the ASX-listed companies that is most leveraged to the US housing recovery.

THE 'HONEST' BROKER

Hot chips, cold steak and a whole flock of seagulls

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Marcus Padley August is the time to stand out, but let me tell you, for the broker analysts whose job it is to do that, this month is purgatory.

QUIRKY INVESTMENTS

Players in the penny arcade

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James Cockington Arcade machines which test your strength or predict your fate are now an established auction market, .

COLLECTING

The cutting-edge of colour

Holly Rose Octavius La Rosa

Stephen Crafti The approach of radical fashion designers has attracted a select audience of keen collectors.

INTELLIGENT INVESTOR

Insight comes from 30-minute peek at company reports

Nathan Bell Here's how to get the nuts and bolts out of a company's result in half-an-hour.

RESULTS SEASON

Biggest-ever profit? Priceless

CBA building.

John Collett Commonwealth Bank's 800,000 shareholders were pleasantly surprised by the bank's 10 per cent increase in full-year profit announced on Wednesday.

BELOW THE LINE

Time to come to terms

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David Potts Having fled the sharemarket after it crashed for the safety of term deposits, many retirees are suffering a financial death by a thousand cuts.

HOT STOCK

Telstra is ready to dial up future

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Greg Smith Telstra recently reported another solid set of results, and declared a 14 cent dividend. Is it worth buying?

UNDER THE RADAR

Making it big in small caps

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Richard Hemming Investing for youself can bring big rewards but you have to be wary, especially if you put your money into small companies.

RESULTS SEASON

A new climate of profitability

Seasons changing.

John Collett Following a challenging couple of years, major insurers IAG, Suncorp and QBE are now showing signs of strength.

INTELLIGENT INVESTOR

Beware the Well Known Fact

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Nathan Bell History shows that "common knowledge" often comes before the fall.

INTELLIGENT INVESTOR

Greater risk leads to greater rewards

Savings

Richard Livingston You've probably heard about starting early when it comes to saving – the power of compound interest and all that. It's true, but it's not quite that simple.

FURNITURE

Seats of power

Geoffrey Hatty objects ; pink Rondo chair by Gordon Andrews, Australian 1969.
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Stephen Crafti The bottom line with chairs is that the designs from the 1950s to '70s are sitting pretty.

QUIRKY INVESTMENTS

Pick through stitches in time

James Cockington Fashionistas are salivating over a sale of gems from the ''really wild, really swinging" Victoria & Albert Boutique, which opened in North Sydney in 1964

REPORTING SEASON

Caution starting to pay dividends

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David Potts The bad news was better than expected in the recent reporting season - and the good news was better still.

UNDER THE RADAR

Wading tentatively in the big pool

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Richard Hemming Small caps fared pretty well in the reporting period just gone. They' re more resilient than many believe. If they weren't, they wouldn't be in business.

UNDER THE RADAR

Confidence up at Bisalloy after tough times

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Under the Radar column Bisalloy has yet to set the investment world alight, but this could all change in the next year as it recovers from a tough 2013.

QUIRKY INVESTMENTS

Buyers not sold on Australian art

 

James Cockington Lukewarm market for Australian art could heat up thanks to a major London exhibition.