James Cockington The London art world is slavering for inter-war prints. Australian collectors can pick up some fine examples this month.
THE MOTLEY FOOL
Scott Phillips Being selectively independent and taking a different view when it's prudent to do so is a great strategy to make money.
David Potts Even scarier than a Sydney home auction in full flight are the global money markets when they get going.
James Cockington Minter Ellison's new, open-plan office has left it with no place for its art collection. It's hoping to make as much as $500,000 from selling it off.
THE 'HONEST' BROKER
Marcus Padley How does last year's performance colour your investment choices for the next 12 months?
Richard Livingston ETFs (and other index funds) are low-cost, but they're not zero-cost, and fund returns will always lag the market.
Mark Bouris You'll often hear me ''preaching'' to Australians to get informed about their finances and to learn what the market offers. That's because being informed helps you make good decisions.
John Collett Professional investors are lifting their investment in overseas shares and reducing their exposure to Australian shares.
Scott Phillips As they say, the trend is your friend … until it comes to an end.
David Potts The bank deposit tax went AWOL in the budget and that isn't the only good news for savers. Term deposit rates might be a lost cause but even then there's some hope.
David Potts Apologies to whoever said perception is 90 per cent of reality but it describes the budget better than I could.
James Cockington The mint makes 250 million coins a year. A select band of the very best are up for auction.
David Potts Don’t dismiss small stocks for your investment portfolio. They can often outperform the big corporates.
Gaurav Sodhi How can investors best pick companies which have the deepest 'economic moat'?
David Potts When you buy a Lotto ticket do you choose your own numbers?
POSTCARDS FROM THE EDGE
David Potts Sharemarkets almost everywhere around the world are booming - and they're putting our market to shame.
UNDER THE RADAR
Richard Hemming Highlands Pacific's stock had doubled in the past month and is now up 50 per cent since the start of March.
James Cockington For those contemplating selling a collection, the big question is how much will they get out of it?
James Cockington The art world is excited about John Brack's 'First Daughter', which is going under the hammer next week.
James Cockington A painting from John Brack's golden period is going under the hammer this month. Big things are expected.