David Potts Home prices will halve over the next few years, says the only forecaster to have predicted both the record sharemarket run to 2007 as well as the subsequent GFC. And that was in 1993.
Nicole Pedersen-McKinnon THE champagne tasted a little sweeter this Melbourne Cup, thanks to the Reserve Bank's line-ball decision to reduce interest rates.
Penny Pryor Project engineer Emma Challands would like to be in a position to retire before 40.
Chris Zappone SLUMPING home prices and persistently poor housing affordability helped lift quarterly rent yields for the first time in nine months, raising hopes for an improved real estate market this year.
Carolyn Cummins The virtues of investing directly into property by asset acquisitions or indirectly through real estate investment trusts have been brought to the fore.
Richard Livingston Diversification is about minimising the impact of luck and improving the odds of getting an outcome closer to what you expect.
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Richard Hemming The size of the North American market means CEO Wayne Loxton's plans for growth look promising.
David Potts With a fall in the dollar expected, the US and Europe are the places to invest.
James Cockington Mid-century collectables have been doing extremely well at auction over the past decade.
Nathan Bell When it comes to investing in the sharemarket, solidly dependable companies are an important cornerstone of that strategy.
Daryl Dixon As the US sharemarket hits its straps, local shares are not proving nearly so buoyant.
Daryl Dixon While the hunt for yield has definitely boosted share prices, the prospects for investors remain good.
David Potts Don’t tell anyone, but our dollar has actually risen in value since the Reserve’s last rate cut.
James Cockington If fine art sales are an economic barometer, then good times may be ahead.
Greg Smith Strength in the property market, especially in Queensland is good news for listed developer.
Greg Smith Given the healthy outlook for growth and a fully franked dividend, Collins Foods is well worth looking at.
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Richard Hemming Accounting software specialist Reckon is walking the walk when it comes to its online product suite.
James Cockington Kevin Power has a new passion - the pottery of Tasmanian master cratsman John Campbell.
James Cockington The precious metal is being increasingly seen as more than gold's poor relation.
John Addis OPINION Most investors need reliable financial advice. The problem is in finding it.