Share Market

GETTING STARTED

Bitcoins and bullion? Steer clear of both

David Potts Those of us who are digitally challenged are cheering bullion in its battle against Bitcoins.

INTELLIGENT INVESTOR

How to get the most out of your dividends

Nathan Bell Cash goes in, cash comes out, right? Businesses that generate free cash flow, or those that eventually will, are what every investor should seek.

ONE-STOP SHOP

Investors flocking to ETFs

Investors are flocking to exchange traded funds.

Pick'n'mix your assets, there are close to 100 exchange traded funds to choose from, writes David Potts.

PRIME MEDIA GROUP

TV stock worth a look

Prime Media Group.

Hot Stock Prime Media is leveraged to the programming strength of Seven, the number-one rated TV broadcaster in Australia

UNDER THE RADAR

Could Onthehouse provide a tasty morsel for REA?

Onthehouse.

Richard Hemming We don’t like Onthehouse because we think it makes sense for REA to buy it. We like it because it’s cheap.

MEDIA OWNERSHIP

Only the strong will survive

Only the strong will survive.

John Collett Small, regional media players could be the first to go if the government scraps ownership restrictions.

THE CHARTIST

Fox's strong run might be old news

Fox Networks Group Inc.

Rod Myer Rupert Murdoch's News group has captured lots of negative press in recent years. But the period has been kind to investors.

UNDER THE RADAR

Big returns in low-cost retirement and housing

Richard Hemming Investors are piling into small cap stocks that are catering for those retiring or looking for a low entry point into the property market.

THE CHARTIST

Slim pickings on property index

Rod Myer The listed property sector gives private investors the chance to get exposure to commercial, industrial and retail sectors of the property market.

INTELLIGENT INVESTOR

Hot real estate spells danger for banks

 

John Addis In the end, growing mortgage repayments must be serviced by growing incomes.

HOT STOCK

Value seen in Tokyo real estate

Residential and commercial buildings in Tokyo.

Greg Smith We have a bullish view on the Japanese economy and see an overdue resurgence in Japanese property prices

HOT STOCK

Boral builds on the recovery

On the up ... Boral.

Brian Han Boral is making solid progress in becoming capital-disciplined and cost-conscious.

THE CHARTIST

Keeping an eye on US tech stock index

Picking the next tech rocket is not easy.

Rod Myer Australian investors have enjoyed the strong run in resource and banking stocks in recent times, but have missed out on the major party that's been happening in the tech sector in the US.

INTELLIGENT INVESTOR

The dirty washing of franking credits

Kerry Packer.

Richard Livingston Kerry Packer wasn't shy about minimising his tax obligations, but it's doubtful he would have become a 'dividend washer'.

SUPER

The golden rules for equities

Shares

John Collett Don't buy shares just because they're cheap. Check out the entity's prospects before investing.

THE CHARTIST

Can McInnes keep Premier's run going?

Premier Retail Just Jeans.

Rod Myer Solomon Lew's listed investment vehicle is a market darling - but for how long?

UNDER THE RADAR

Cash drought hurts ASG

Richard Hemming The cloud computing company is struggling to regain investors' confidence.

INTELLIGENT INVESTOR

How to profit from small stocks

Smaller stocks

Nathan Bell It's much harder to make money from minnows - but it's possible if you're prepared to be prudent.

INVESTING

Miners offer more bang for your bullion

David Potts dinkus.

David Potts Goldmining stocks are up 20 per cent even though the market has stayed put.

GETTING STARTED

No rewards for plunging into risky shares

David Potts Research finds there's no compensation for risk in equity markets.