Nathan Bell A 'takeover arbitrage' is not everyone's cup of tea, but there is a case to be made.
David Potts Always one for jumping ahead of itself, the market has decided interest rates will rise next year.
Barbara Drury While some of last year's floats caught a wave of investor enthusiasm others sank well below their listing price.
Rod Myer Despite DJs recent troubles, investors in Australia's oldest department store chain have actually done well recently
UNDER THE RADAR
Richard Hemming LNG has been listed since 2004 and is still trying to get a low-cost gas project off the ground. Some brokers are pushing the stock hard.
BUBBLE TO POP?
John Collett We should brace ourselves for a spectacular collapse in home prices, an American economist claims.
Noel Whittaker I would like to contribute more than the $25,000 limit into my super account. Is there a way to do it?
Nathan Bell 2013 was a gloomy year for gold but after some bad times the metal is now shining more brightly.
David Potts Australia's major banks are leading charmed lives, especially their shareholders.
Melissa Browne Let me share my tips for safely navigating the treacherous waters of the property market.
THE 'HONEST' BROKER
Marcus Padley Exchange traded funds enable man-in-the-moon investing rather than Australian tunnel-vision investing.
UNDER THE RADAR
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.
Greg Smith Investors are warming to the recovery potential of New Zealand's largest telco.
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
David Potts If you pick a portfolio like a cricket side, look past one-dayers, and think of the Test.
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.
Emily Chantiri It is never too early to start investing, but one strategy does not suit all.
Brian Han Waste management expert Tox Free Solutions is riding high - but are its shares worth a punt?
John Collett Investors' love of Australian shares means they miss out on some overseas opportunities.
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.