Greg Smith Technology initiatives, stripping out costs and divesting the non-core bank division have helped restore the insurer's fortunes.
John Addis OPINION Most investors need reliable financial advice. The problem is in finding it.
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Richard Hemming Junior telecommunications stocks have had a great run. There are signs that might change.
Vanessa Desloires Depending who you talk to, picking winners in the stock market can either be a delicate science of educated guessing, or something written in the stars.
Clancy Yeates Low interest rates have put a rocket under share prices this financial year. The search for yield is likely to continue in 2014-15.
Melissa Browne The financial reward of your own business is worth considering when deciding how to grow your money.
Rod Myer The manner of Flight Centre's descent from crusing altitude gives some clues as to its future direction.
David Lennox Improved investor appetite and a good energy price outlook are among the bright spots for Woodside Petroleum.
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Richard Hemming The Liquefied Natural Gas share price has risen sharply. So what is the attraction to US investors?
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.
Nathan Bell Four filters to help you spot mining services stocks with potential.
Rod Myer Its shares once traded at dizzying heights before plummeting. But it looks like the little Aussie battler is back.
David Potts Chasing bank dividends has been a strategy that has paid in spades.
Penny Pryor Spread the risks, and always understand what you are investing in.
Greg Smith We regard commercial litigation funder Bentham IMF as an interesting opportunity.
John Addis Advisory websites sell self-managed super funds as tax benefit nirvana, offering the chance to ''boost your returns''.
Greg Smith Westpac recently delivered another solid set of numbers.