Clancy Yeates If you're comparing different asset classes, shares have one significant advantage at the moment: the dividends.
Richard Evans Investors in an Israeli company had an unpleasant shock when their shares lost 99 per cent of their value because of a trader's typing error.
John Collett Market recoveries have made for a very good year for share-based managed funds and their investors.
The question for small investors is whether there is a chance to grab a piece of "the world's greatest soccer team".
Richard Livingston 2013 has been a great year for share investors, particularly those loaded up on high-yield shares.
Peter Martin and Gareth Hutchens Australians are ditching banks and ploughing their savings into real estate and shares.
Matthew Kidman There is a robust case to argue we could be heading towards cash rates of just 2 per cent.
Eric Johnston Investors appear to be starting to tire from the recent rush of hybrid shares issues.
Barbara Drury A great surge of money has flowed into global bond markets since the global financial crisis, but Australians have missed the boat.
David Potts Amazingly, punters can buy stock in many listed investment companies for less than its worth. David Potts does some snooping to reveal why.
A sound long-term approach is to manage a portfolio with your children in mind, writes George Cochrane.
Brian Han The interim results of New Zealand's leading online company show a set of numbers weighed down by the current reinvestment strategy.
Nathan Bell While Coles secures glowing headlines, Woolies remains our preferred supermarket pick with world-beating returns.
David Potts Those of us who are digitally challenged are cheering bullion in its battle against Bitcoins.
THE 'HONEST' BROKER
Marcus Padley I spend my life wishing I was just that little bit better off. Quite a big bit better off in fact.
Rod Myer Perhaps surprisingly, given all the talk of the China boom, the Chinese share market has not been a good place to park your money in recent years.
John Collett With interest rates on hold, it's a good idea to look around for higher returns.
Mark Bouris Informed borrowers make better choices, so here are another 10 mortgage myths we can bust:
UNDER THE RADAR
Richard Hemming Fish, cheese and, most notably, almonds are delivering some big windfalls.
David Potts Every dog has its day and one mutt couldn't be happier halfway through the shares race.