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Investing: You’re doing it wrong

Investing: You’re doing it wrong

Here are some mistakes many people - amateurs and professionals, alike - make, and how to overcome them.

  • by Scott Phillips

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Fund managers in need of more than just a good story
Analysis
Analysis

Fund managers in need of more than just a good story

Fund managers are struggling in the era of low-cost index trackers

  • by John Collett
Afterpay a great innovation but the shares are too expensive
Opinion
Opinion

Afterpay a great innovation but the shares are too expensive

The new payment method is hot … but not as hot as the company’s shares.

  • by Scott Phillips
'Active' ETFs could be fool's gold
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Analysis

'Active' ETFs could be fool's gold

"Active" exchange-traded funds promise to add value over the market return, but changes their role in portfolios.

  • by John Collett
Beware of traps for income investors
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Beware of traps for income investors

With interest rates at record lows the search for yield continues, but yesterday's best-yielding shares could be tomorrow's capital killers

  • by John Collett
Big-name companies leave investors nursing financial bruises in 2018
Opinion
Opinion

Big-name companies leave investors nursing financial bruises in 2018

In the 2018 financial year, the S&P/ASX 200 index rewarded investors with a booming total return of around 16 per cent. But you had to invest smart.

  • by Elizabeth Knight
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Spin-off of big banks' wealth arms heralds a new era
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Analysis

Spin-off of big banks' wealth arms heralds a new era

The big banks are getting ahead of any recommendations of the banking royal commission by hiving off their wealth management divisions.

  • by John Collett
Design share portfolio with franking credit uncertainty in mind
Opinion
Opinion

Design share portfolio with franking credit uncertainty in mind

The proposed change will only impact on a small proportion of investors, but the changes if introduced will be an important factor in designing portfolios.

  • by Daryl Dixon
Ellis takes early lead as Dropsuite goes gangbusters
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Ellis takes early lead as Dropsuite goes gangbusters

A buoyant market helps racers make early gains.

  • by John Collett
Priestley steps down from ASX, Future Fund amid cartel case 'distraction'
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Priestley steps down from ASX, Future Fund amid cartel case 'distraction'

The former CEO of JP Morgan in Australia says the cartel case over ANZ's capital raising may become a "distraction".

  • by Clancy Yeates
ASIC warns on climate risk as heat turns on directors

ASIC warns on climate risk as heat turns on directors

Large corporations are under increasing pressure to tell their investors more about risks they may face from climate change.

  • by Clancy Yeates