Nathan Bell Is buying a stock to improve your portfolio diversification a sensible idea?
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Marcus Padley Brokers don't come free, but think about the wealth of information and expertise you get in return.
Noel Whittaker We own a townhouse, which is rented at $450 a week. We're off to Europe for 12 months - what are our tax obligations?
Richard Hemming A new development south of Rio Tinto is close to infrastructure
Mark Bouris When interest rates are as low as they are right now, two things happen.
Greg Smith It's hard to fault the company's strategy of investment in 4G and the growth opportunities available in data, digital, cloud-based and mobile operations.
Rod Myer Underlying movements in sharemarket indices can tell an interesting story about the state of the economy.
David Potts Next time you pop into a Westfield, think who owns it. The Lowys? That’s what I would have said, too.
Nathan Bell Above the float price, there's already a good argument to take profits and get out.
Sylvia Pennington Buying an investment property isn't the end of the story. You need to manage it and that can, sometimes, be very tricky.
TIME TO SELL
Barbara Drury When share prices fall, investors need a plan. Should you sell to protect your capital or hang in there and buy more?
Brian Han Once part of Amcor, Orora's cardboard business is thriving and the shares are worth a look.
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Marcus Padley Listed Investment Companies are a good option if you want a diversified portfolio without having to manage it yourself.
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.
James Cockington A new breed of buyer has taken over the auction world. Part-investor, part-interior decorator, they're becoming known as ''collectorators''.
Andrew Tangel US regulators suspend trading in 255 small caps in bid to stop repeat of 'pump-and-dump' schemes seen in Scorsese's film.
Emily Chantiri It is never too early to start investing, but one strategy does not suit all.
Brian Han Waste management expert Tox Free Solutions is riding high - but are its shares worth a punt?
John Collett Investors' love of Australian shares means they miss out on some overseas opportunities.
Katherine Jimenez There could be some golden opportunities this reporting season, with housing-related stocks and foreign currency earners expected to be the big performers.