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.
Alexandra Cain A major shift is happening in online share trading, with investors increasingly using a mobile device to access their online share trading account.
PRIME MEDIA GROUP
Hot Stock Prime Media is leveraged to the programming strength of Seven, the number-one rated TV broadcaster in Australia
Rod Myer Macquarie Group is what is known as a "high beta" stock, meaning it tends to move with the general market but these movements are amplified.
David Potts Whenever the sharemarket wobbles, remember the best way to cope is by checking out interest rates.
UNDER THE RADAR
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.
David Potts A stumble at the finish line as the market held its breath over Wall Street wasn't enough to stop Money's me from winning the four-week round of our shares race.
John Collett Small, regional media players could be the first to go if the government scraps ownership restrictions.
Noel Whittaker How can we turn $30,000 into more than $150,000 within 18 to 20 years to pay for our child's university?
Rod Myer Rupert Murdoch's News group has captured lots of negative press in recent years. But the period has been kind to investors.
Alexandra Cain It's extremely difficult for retail investors to directly access Chinese sharemarkets. Nevertheless there are ways to achieve a China exposure.
UNDER THE RADAR
Richard Hemming Kyle & Jackie O represent the icing on the cake for APN's shareholders.