Property

SCAMS

Move to halt the new wolves of Wall Street

Andrew Tangel US regulators suspend trading in 255 small caps in bid to stop repeat of 'pump-and-dump' schemes seen in Scorsese's film.

SUIT YOURSELF

Does red zone thrill, or are you still a bit green?

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Emily Chantiri It is never too early to start investing, but one strategy does not suit all.

QUIRKY INVESTMENTS

Light in weight, steep on price

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James Cockington Stamps are becoming attractive to investors who like owning something real, something tangible, with its own history.

SUPER

Wise money eyes Google, and British homes

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John Collett Investors' love of Australian shares means they miss out on some overseas opportunities.

REPORTING SEASON

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Katherine Jimenez There could be some golden opportunities this reporting season, with housing-related stocks and foreign currency earners expected to be the big performers.

Big players point the way

Money and glasses.

John Collett Half-yearly results, due this month, will indicate how share investors are likely to fare for the rest of the year.

Intelligent Investor

SMSFs hardest hit by flawed super tax exemption cap

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Richard Livingston If you've set up an SMSF to buy property you might be stung by the $100,000 cap on the tax exemption that applies to superannuation in the pension phaset.

RATES

Do the sums on mortgage options

Mark Bouris With low interest rates forcing competition among lenders, price is not the only factor.

INVESTING

Big banks just keep on keeping on

David Potts Australia's major banks are leading charmed lives, especially their shareholders.

HOME STYLE

'Ugly' abode a real beauty

Stephen Crafti Where some people look at an unfashionable house and shudder, others see potential.

PROPERTY

It pays to keep a cool head

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Melissa Browne Let me share my tips for safely navigating the treacherous waters of the property market.

UNDER THE RADAR

Technology can deliver big returns

Marcus Padley Small caps are all about leverage. When you are small, you get a bigger bang for your buck, and nowhere is this more the case than in technology.

GETTING STARTED

Statistics back the worriers

David Potts Property prices are carrying on regardless but it's a moot point whether they're creating more confidence or are a product of it.

ASK NOEL

A fix over flat

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Noel Whittaker We are hoping to move my mother into our granny flat and sell her house. Will her pension be affected?

THE FIRST XI

Stocks with a top edge

 

David Potts If you pick a portfolio like a cricket side, look past one-dayers, and think of the Test.

PROPERTY

Putting a Dent in our economy's future

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David Potts US economist Harry Dent is on a mission, frightening the bejesus out of anyone who owns property.

GETTING STARTED

Interest news good for lenders, not so for savers

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David Potts Always one for jumping ahead of itself, the market has decided interest rates will rise next year.

QUIRKY INVESTMENTS

Note to investors: not all money will make money

James Cockington Rare violins, gold, stamps and coins are seen as safe investments but banknotes are yet to join this blue-chip category.

SUPER POWER

Magnify those savings

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John Collett Worried your super savings won’t last the distance? Here are some great tips for making your nest egg shine.

GETTING SETTLED

Beware spruikers who just 'feed the chooks'

Marcus Padley Most investments you're likely to invest in in your SMSF are regulated financial products, but one of the biggest asset classes isn't. And that's property.