David Potts Even as the dividends flowed something was missing from this year's profit reports, and perhaps more remarkably, nobody noticed.
David Potts Chasing bank dividends has been a strategy that has paid in spades.
Clancy Yeates If you're comparing different asset classes, shares have one significant advantage at the moment: the dividends.
Nathan Bell Cash goes in, cash comes out, right? Businesses that generate free cash flow, or those that eventually will, are what every investor should seek.
Clancy Yeates A big reason bank stocks have been such a smash hit with investors this year is their great dividends.
John Collett Flying Kangaroo lands a profit but small investors may not be happy.
David Potts The bad news was better than expected in the recent reporting season - and the good news was better still.
David Potts Although a slew of companies have already downgraded their profit hopes, market experts are pointing out that returns are higher, even if the outlook remains uncertain.
Clancy Yeates In an otherwise gloomy climate for investing, dividends are giving shareholders a ray of hope.
David Potts Banks' bonds and shares represent attractive options - but they're not the only high-yielding game in town.
Fund Pick Are the days of cash as the first-choice investment of many risk-adverse investors numbered? With interest rates on their way down, you would think the cash yields on the big banks and stocks such as...
David Lennox Gas producer appears to be well positioned to participate in Asia’s growing energy requirements.
Daryl Dixon Just what will happen with our share market from here is far from certain.
George Cochrane Should I participate in the share buyback scheme being offered by Telstra?
Sally Patten Holiday plans might have to change if the currency continues like this.
David Lennox The attraction in Orocobre lies in the long life of the company’s assets and their scalability in the future.
Nathan Bell In the sharemarket, a true bargain can be many things; unknown, unloved, ignored, misunderstood, odd, decrepit, pitied and reviled. One thing it's probably not is popular.
Greg Smith After suffering severe headwinds for many years it looks like the carrier is set for some clearer air.
David Potts Payouts aren't up a great deal - bar a few spectacular exceptions - but more companies are paying them.
Daryl Dixon Investors need to be aware of the possibility of volatility and the need to be able, and willing, to sit out price declines.