John Addis Men might find it hard to swallow but women are better at investing than men and there's lots of evidence to prove it.
Quirky Investments It seems to be common these days for police departments to promote their crime-fighting prowess by displaying the proceeds of crime, as they are usually described on television news.
Under the Radar
Richard Hemming For investors ''old'' versus ''new'' media shouldn't matter. Many argue about the decline and decline of ''old media'' and the rise and rise of ''new media'', but Geoff Wilson of Wilson Asset...
Mark Bouris I'm used to hearing ''I don't have enough money'', but what about the people who do?
George Cochrane The value of antique instruments has been steadily rising for decades, with some violins valued in the millions.
David Potts We’re vying to see who can amass the most from the sharemarket in four weeks. Each contestant picks any 10 stocks trading on the ASX.
Nathan Bell Everyone loves the idea of buying stocks that double in price. But how do you spot them? Here are 10 quick pointers:
Hot Stock Suncorp is making strides on its path to delivering value to shareholders by stripping out cost, winding down non-core banking, improving general insurance margins and returning capital.
Barbara Drury Thanks to the high dollar, investors could strike it rich by investing in American stocks, but they need to watch out for currency fluctuations.
David Potts Never have so many chief executives, from BHP Billiton to Network Ten, been rolled just before or during a profit-reporting season.
Mark Bouris Every economy has cycles and we may be approaching the end of one that has been good for mortgage-holders.
Clancy Yeates Is the sharemarket's strong start to the year justified by a brighter outlook for companies? Or are stock prices simply rising because the world is awash with cash, in search of a return?
The "safe haven" metal's bull run is waning, with loud talk among investors that 2013 may mark the end of its spectacular 12-year bull run.
Flamboyant former hedge fund manager Florian Homm has been arrested on fraud charges, after more than five years in hiding.
From Sydney's inner suburbs to the mining towns of Western Australia, investors are scrambling to take advantage of a growing rental crisis and the lowest mortgage costs in years.
Nathan Bell When the smart money sells down, why wouldn't you follow suit? That's a question shareholders in Westfield Retail Trust are asking themselves.
John Collett The rally on the Australian sharemarket holds the promise of being long-lived. Though share prices never go up in a straight line, and there will be plenty of setbacks, investors who wait on the...
Clancy Yeates If our economy is in pretty good nick, why are retailers always complaining about how tough things are?
Brian Han News Corporation's second-quarter results comfortably exceeded market expectations, with normalised net income up 5 per cent and earnings per share (EPS) jumping 13 per cent.
David Potts The best way to deal with a bank is by owning a bit of it. Take your typical term deposit. You'll be lucky if you're getting much more than 4 per cent - unless it goes back a couple of years - but...