Richard Livingston If dividend imputation rules change, expect the share prices of the banks and Telstra to fall over a cliff.
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Alexandra Cain Small changes can lead to big increases in how much your investments return, writes Alexandra Cain.
Greg Smith The listed investment platform firm HUB24 has announced that that it is buying independently owned financial planning licensee Paragem for $2 million.
Nathan Bell Bank stocks are masquerading as the market's miracle-makers but are far riskier than most investors appreciate.
Clancy Yeates Over the past four months or so, the banks have lagged the broader market. What's going on?
David Potts Payouts aren't up a great deal - bar a few spectacular exceptions - but more companies are paying them.
Nathan Bell A company values hard assets on its balance sheet. But how accurate is that figure when the ''for sale'' signs are out?
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Marcus Padley It is not one or the other when weighing up the benefits of either share or property investments.
Daryl Dixon Investors need to be aware of the possibility of volatility and the need to be able, and willing, to sit out price declines.
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Mark Bouris When you make financial decisions outside your normal expertise you’ll need to understand the broader economy.
Greg Smith After suffering severe headwinds for many years it looks like the carrier is set for some clearer air.
Nathan Bell It isn't designed to identify long-term value because brokers want you to trade, now.
John Potts Budgeting? ASIC has an app for that.
David Potts They might be losing money but more than half our share tipsters are beating the market.
David Potts The 5 per cent drop in the dollar in a fortnight is good news for nearly all of us.
David Potts it would be a big mistake to think that a bank hybrid, let alone the stock, is as safe as a government-guaranteed term deposit
Richard Livingston Brokers and bankers are excited by the the CBA's latest hybrid investment but there are plenty of reasons why you should avoid it.
David Lennox The attraction in Orocobre lies in the long life of the company’s assets and their scalability in the future.
Nathan Bell In the sharemarket, a true bargain can be many things; unknown, unloved, ignored, misunderstood, odd, decrepit, pitied and reviled. One thing it's probably not is popular.
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Marcus Padley The bottom line is that the odds of a major hybrid issuer going bust are very, very low.