Share Market

QUIRKY INVESTMENTS

The rise of the collectorator

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James Cockington A new breed of buyer has taken over the auction world. Part-investor, part-interior decorator, they're becoming known as ''collectorators''.

SCAMS

Move to halt the new wolves of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street

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.

SUIT YOURSELF

Does red zone thrill, or are you still a bit green?

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Emily Chantiri It is never too early to start investing, but one strategy does not suit all.

HOT STOCK

Money to be made in the mess miners make

Brian Han Waste management expert Tox Free Solutions is riding high - but are its shares worth a punt?

SUPER

Wise money eyes Google, and British homes

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John Collett Investors' love of Australian shares means they miss out on some overseas opportunities.

REPORTING SEASON

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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.

SMART INVESTOR

Time to take out the trash

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Trevor Hoey You could hope for an upswing, but maybe it's better to stop dreaming and start taking a look at the stocks you need to hock.

Big players point the way

Money and glasses.

John Collett Half-yearly results, due this month, will indicate how share investors are likely to fare for the rest of the year.

UNDER THE RADAR

The gems hiding in the cloud

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Richard Hemming The lines are blurring between the different types of IT companies, nowhere more than in the ''cloud''.

INTELLIGENT INVESTOR

All set for a good gold punt?

Gold

Nathan Bell 2013 was a gloomy year for gold but after some bad times the metal is now shining more brightly.

INVESTING

Big banks just keep on keeping on

David Potts Australia's major banks are leading charmed lives, especially their shareholders.

PROPERTY

It pays to keep a cool head

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Melissa Browne Let me share my tips for safely navigating the treacherous waters of the property market.

THE 'HONEST' BROKER

Grab some global exposure with ETF investing

Marcus Padley Exchange traded funds enable man-in-the-moon investing rather than Australian tunnel-vision investing.

UNDER THE RADAR

Technology can deliver big returns

Marcus Padley Small caps are all about leverage. When you are small, you get a bigger bang for your buck, and nowhere is this more the case than in technology.

HOT STOCK

Telecom NZ might be worth a punt

Greg Smith Investors are warming to the recovery potential of New Zealand's largest telco.

ASK NOEL

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Noel Whittaker We are hoping to move my mother into our granny flat and sell her house. Will her pension be affected?

THE FIRST XI

Stocks with a top edge

 

David Potts If you pick a portfolio like a cricket side, look past one-dayers, and think of the Test.

PROPERTY

Putting a Dent in our economy's future

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David Potts US economist Harry Dent is on a mission, frightening the bejesus out of anyone who owns property.

INTELLIGENT INVESTOR

Bid for Real Estate Corp offers opportunity

Nathan Bell A 'takeover arbitrage' is not everyone's cup of tea, but there is a case to be made.

GETTING STARTED

Interest news good for lenders, not so for savers

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David Potts Always one for jumping ahead of itself, the market has decided interest rates will rise next year.