David Potts Everything is conspiring against gold but all things considered the goldminers are doing all right. Must be a tough lot.
Rod Myer Andrew Forrest's Fortescue Metals Group is a hostage to the iron ore price.
Greg Smith Price and exploration potential make this gold miner attractive.
John Collett Investor returns have been spectacular for the past two years. But fund managers say the new financial year won't burn so brightly.
Nathan Bell Is buying a stock to improve your portfolio diversification a sensible idea?
THE 'HONEST' BROKER
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.
David Potts The more dollar bills the US prints the higher almost everything but gold goes.
Noel Whittaker I want to sell some shares. Should I buy more, or pay off the mortgage?
Rod Myer With dividend yields falling, investors are starting to wonder how long the banks' onward march can last.
The 'Honest' Broker
Marcus Padley The new breed of hybrids are walking off the shelf with their fully franked yields because they have cleverly targeted the safe income SMSF appetite rather than the bond market intelligentsia.
Greg Smith Despite the blocking of takeover plans, shares in the agribusiness are still worth holding on to.
UNDER THE RADAR
Richard Hemming What are the big themes that are likely to affect little companies next year?