Hot Stock Judging by the audience figures for the network's content so far this year, Channel Ten's cake has failed to rise.
Chris Zappone The era of flipping houses in a rising market is over with the data showing homes are changing hands at the slowest pace since at least 2000.
Hot Stock What's new? It is the end of an era for the Packer family's interests in Australian media investments.
Annette Sampson This risk-on, risk-off business is turning traditional investment thinking on its head. Buy and hold? OK, but how much patience will you need when shares have gone nowhere for five years?
Marcus Padley If you were a baseball fan, you would know what ''fat pitch'' means. There is also a fat pitch approach to investment.
Hot Stock Splitting out the publishing division from News Corporation's entertainment businesses may unleash their underlying value.
Insight Small investors have some clear favourites when it comes to playing the stockmarket.
Hot Stock People retire and die every day. Companies that provide services in these areas are therefore on to a winner.
HSBC Bank Australia has made a return to the online share-trading market after an absence of about six years.
Penny Pryor As the Australian equity market remains stuck in a rut, it may be time to examine the opportunities offshore.
David Potts David Potts weighs up whether a shares fund that works only in a falling market has arrived too late.
Marcus Padley A lot of investors think the sharemarket is about finding good companies.
Hot Stock Why would you invest in a professional investor?
Buy in gloom and sell in boom is sharemarket advice that has been proved right over and again. There is no doubt that investors are gloomy; the question is, are we gloomy enough yet?
Insight We all know consumers aren't buying like they used to, but we are happy to have a nice meal or a holiday.
Greg Fraser What's new? Like all advertising-based companies, Seven West Media's revenue and earnings have gone south and don't look like turning around soon. What to do about a mid-season loss of form?
Max Mason Facebook’s IPO is easily the most eagerly anticipated share debut of the year - but what should a local investor make of the hype?
Know where commodity prices are going and they will tell you all about next year.
It is curious that Europe - a region with which Australia does little trading - is the prime reason behind our sharemarket's failure to make a sustained recovery.
Australia's big banks remain highly profitable with growing dividends and lower bad debts. But the real dangers in the sector won't show up in simple measures such as profit results, at least not...