Annette Sampson Successful investment rests on learning from your mistakes, not avoiding mistakes altogether.
Greg Fraser Someone ought to tell David Jones and Myer that the internet became a commercially viable tool in the 1980s.
Clancy Yeates It can be hard to avoid the big banks if you're a sharemarket investor.
Nicole Pedersen-McKinnon Research shows Australians are feeling distinctly positive about their finances.
John Kavanagh Trustees of self-managed superannuation funds must review their investment strategies regularly, following a recent change to super regulations.
John Collett We've heard all about sustainable stockmarket rebounds but this time the signs are more promising.
Greg Fraser Crown has been refining its strategy of building integrated resorts for many years and its stock is finding some momentum.
Marcus Padley We still get phone calls that start with the question, what commission rates do you charge?
John Collett Property investors are likely to be better off sticking to home.
John Collett In a difficult economic environment, the banks have held up well.
Nathan Bell Long, boring, self-serving. That's the sentiment most investors profess towards annual reports. No wonder most end up in the bin. And that's where some belong, but not prematurely.
Quirky Investments There must be something in the air. Last night, Sotheby's Australia auctioned one of Sidney Nolan's celebrated Ned Kelly paintings, hoping to fetch more than $1 million (a full report on this sale...
Greg Smith What's new? Westfield's solid performance continues, with its premium suite of assets and world-class management keeping the mama of shopping centres on top of its game.
Many years before becoming chief executive officer of Intelligent Investor's sister publication Walnut Report, I worked deep in the bowels of the finance industry.
Barbara Drury In the new financial world order of low returns and high risk, the chorus of voices urging Australians to cool their love affair with shares and embrace the quiet charm of bonds has been growing...
Profile These are the guys big retailers like Harvey Norman, David Jones and Myer love to hate.
The news couldn't be worse. Continuing woes in the euro zone, weak US economic data and concerns about weaker growth in China have left Australian investors with a bad case of the jitters.
Quirky Investments Koi carp have sold for a few million yen each in Japan, where these sacred fish are bred professionally in the manner of thoroughbred racehorses or show dogs.
Lenders are overhauling their margin loans in a bid to overcome investors' reluctance to borrow to buy shares and managed funds.
Clancy Yeates Foreign governments are among investors threatening to pull the plug on $1 billion in planned investment, in response to the government doubling a key tax on overseas capital.