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.
Richard Livingston 2013 has been a great year for share investors, particularly those loaded up on high-yield shares.
The question for small investors is whether there is a chance to grab a piece of "the world's greatest soccer team".
Matthew Kidman There is a robust case to argue we could be heading towards cash rates of just 2 per cent.
Peter Martin and Gareth Hutchens Australians are ditching banks and ploughing their savings into real estate and shares.
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.
UNDER THE RADAR
Richard Hemming What are the big themes that are likely to affect little companies next year?
Rod Myer Combining time and distance magnitudes with Fibonacci number retracements gives an indication of where the US market will head in coming weeks.
Brendan Swift Australian investors are sitting pretty as the calendar year draws to a close, thanks to stellar returns from residential property and equities.
THE 'HONEST' BROKER
Marcus Padley Here, condensed into a few easy-to-digest dot points, is all you need to know about the sharemarket.
Katherine Rushton He's now a reformed character but Jordan Belfdort used to be the embodiment of Wall Street excess – so much so that Martin Scorsese has made a film about him.
Greg Smith Despite the blocking of takeover plans, shares in the agribusiness are still worth holding on to.
Richard Livingston If I ask the question "is property affordable?" you'll have an opinion, or quickly form one.
Noel Whittaker We want to sell our share portfolio, borrow $100,000 and buy a property in London for our children.
Nathan Bell If Anchorage Capital successfully floats Dick Smith for $520m, its investment will have increased by five times in a year.
David Potts For the market's sake, Nine Entertainment's sharemarket debut under new management had better rate well with investors.