Just because a sector is considered defensive, doesn’t mean stocks in it are bullet-proof. Defensive is as defensive does.
This interim earnings season, the market has, understandably, been fixated on overseas news, but there were still some very solid results worth noting.
This is a great value company at a rock bottom price, according to Australian Ethical Investment.
Analysts went into overdrive this week with two upgrades for both Fairfax Holdings and Domain Holdings Australia, and three for GWA Group, following their results.
Today we answer readers’ queries about savvy tax strategies and whether or not their investments might be at risk of fraud.
Is Telstra management off in fairyland when it comes to understanding how far it is from its goals?
It’s all about knowing your personal investment self.
This week everybody will be watching the likes of BHP, Wesfarmers and Woolworths as they report their interim numbers.
Owning property in an SMSF can have some great advantages, but you need to have a contingency plan in case a member dies.
Brokers were busy as bees last week with upgrades for Origin Energy and REA Group.
This week three fund managers share their hot stocks for the market downturn.
Is the five-day winning streak on Wall Street on Thursday, which looked to be turning into a sixth day of positives for stocks, a case of the market rising too fast?
High quality mid-caps can offer value in an uncertain and volatile market.
Don’t run away from the clearance sale. You can still get unchanged earnings and dividend forecasts at lower prices.
This niche small-cap operator has got plenty of potential.
Today we answer readers’ queries about an ETF and capital raising by Westpac.
US-listed botox-maker Allergan is wrinkle free when it comes to its drug portfolio.
As brokers digest earnings season, Boral and Cochlear get upgrades.
Boral and Cochlear are a strong chance to beat expectations, while all eyes will be on Telstra’s outlook.
As Sir John Templeton said, “If you want to have a better performance than the crowd, you must do things differently from the crowd.”
As bank share yields move higher it could be time to sit the hybrid market out.
In a busy week NAB received two upgrades, while James Hardie got two downgrades
A Chinese white goods company is also popular this week.
Like most tough times in your life, an overdue correction always goes on longer than you want. It’s like a diet that works but takes more time than you want.
This could be the best buying opportunity of 2018, so hold your nose and take the plunge.
Bargain hunters who hold their nerve, watching and waiting for value rather than rushing into the sell-off, will be better off.
It’s a tough industry but the savvy investor might still be able to find value.
A solid management team has helped turn this company around.
Magellan, Macquarie and Shopping Centres Australasia were all upgraded this week
This week we answer readers’ queries about bond-like investments and whether or not the banks are really in trouble.
Our model portfolios beat the index in January with positive outperfomance.
Get in at the bottom, stick to your rules, and don’t be afraid of acting on your convictions.
Interim earnings season is about to get underway in earnest.
Brokers are busy preparing for the half-year reporting season with upgrades for ASX and JB Hi-Fi
Financials may be out of favour, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t value to be found.
If you missed last week’s webinar, don’t worry. You can watch Charlie Aitken and me talk through the major investment themes for 2018 here.
Ahead of reporting season, good sense at long last prevailed on the local stock market, with the banks back in favour.
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