Ben Martin For those investors able to afford them, classic cars and watches, rather than traditional stock markets, are where the most impressive returns can be found.
Noel Whittaker I'm 26, with $150,000 in savings. Property in Budapest is cheap but would buying there be a good way to use my money?
FOLLOW THE MONEY
Katherine Jimenez Like many high net worth investors, Gerry Harvey is looking to move beyond the 'safe stuff'.
Greg Smith Fertiliser maker is set to bloom as global demand for food keeps on growing.
Nathan Bell Diversification might be desirable but it's wise to let value drive your buying decisions.
Richard Livingston Saving is one thing best not put off until tomorrow. A look at the figures shows the advantages of starting now.
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.
Richard Livingston Discussions about residential property often descend into a debate about values. For the record, I think property is overvalued
John Collett Market recoveries have made for a very good year for share-based managed funds and their investors.
THE 'HONEST' BROKER
Marcus Padley Glamorous and well-appointed they may be but Las Vegas' casinos are simple machines for making money from mug punters. The share market is a similar set-up.
Nathan Bell We all make mistakes - even seasoned investors. The key is to learn from them and move on.
Rod Myer Telco small fry iiNet has been in an uptrend for six months and is moving into an interesting and potentially profitable formation.
John Collett If history is any guide, the sharemarket should get a lift out of the election.
David Potts Mining sector may be losing its boom, but there's still money to be made.
John Collett Fund managers and analysts are warning small investors to be careful about investing in small resources stocks.
UNDER THE RADAR
Richard Hemming As the McMillan Shakespeare car-wreck proves, changes in policy - or changes in government - can be very bad news.
Richard Livingston There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics. Nowhere does it apply more than the world of investing and finance.
Emma Bi and Sheridan Prasso With Hong Kong's sharemarket and property market flagging, investors are pouring their money into taxi licences, fueling talk of a bubble.
Brian Han Building products maker is one of the ASX-listed companies that is most leveraged to the US housing recovery.
UNDER THE RADAR
Richard Hemming Investors are still punting on explorers, it's just that they're in medical research. Just look at the share prices of Prana Biotechnolog and Nanosonics.