Marcus Padley It's not enough to upset just one group of investors in these articles, so let's play it safe and upset them all.
Greg Fraser In the past 10 years, Harvey Norman franchisees in Australia have sold almost $41 billion worth of televisions, digital cameras, laptops and many other consumer electronics.
John Kavanagh What is it? Two asset management companies, BlackRock Investment Management and Russell Investments, have announced plans to list fixed-income exchange-traded funds (ETFs) on the Australian...
Share portfolios that have done best in recent years have been those with exposure to Australia's booming mining sector.
Penny Pryor Construction company Seymour Whyte is one firm that enjoyed a solid earnings season.
John Collett Australian share prices are up more than 5 per cent this year and, who knows, it may be the start of a sustained recovery.
Greg Fraser The saga at Channel Ten in the past two years has a more convoluted plot than any drama being aired on its network today.
David Potts The resources boom might be ramping up but the market is moving on, writes David Potts.
Disillusion with traditional managed funds' high fees and poor performances is likely to see a continuing shift among financial planners and small investors to a type of listed managed fund called an...
David Potts Leaving money in the bank never made anybody rich, though no doubt it's handy once you get there. Yes, I know term deposits have served a treat; they're government-guaranteed up to $250,000 and the 6...
Hot Stock What's new? The wind has certainly been taken out of the sales at David Jones. The glamorous department store retailer has been becalmed by a chastened customer base that is less frivolous and more...
Eric Johnston Investors appear to be starting to tire from the recent rush of hybrid shares issues.
Matthew Kidman One area advisable to stay away from in the market is property in south-east Queensland. Bank of Queensland investors had a rude awakening earlier this week about the woes in the sunshine state.
I Can Do That
I Can Do That The strategy: To avoid the traps of unlisted property investments.
Hot Stock Tatts Group will be hoping it has the winning ticket to acquire the South Australian lottery, which is up for grabs this year.
Annette Sampson We've all been tempted by them. Enticing investments that seem to make perfect sense at the time but end up leaving us disillusioned and out of pocket.
Greg Fraser Foxtel is on the verge of bringing little brother Austar into its team, if the regulator will finally relent and allow the deal to proceed.
Hot Stock Perth-based Ausdrill continues to have the bit between its teeth.
Hot Stock What's new? Thank goodness for MasterChef and every other cooking program on television. Every kitchen needs gadgets and Breville has more cooking gadgets than you can shake a spatula at.
Barbara Drury In the new financial world order of low returns and high risk, the chorus of voices urging Australians to cool their love affair with shares and embrace the quiet charm of bonds has been growing...