Paul Rickard has more than 25 years experience in financial services and banking, including 20 years with the Commonwealth Bank Group in senior leadership roles. As the founding CEO and Managing Director of CommSec, which he established in 1995 and led until 2002, and then as Chairman till 2009, Paul was named Australian ‘Stockbroker of the Ye...View more >
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Perpetual Limited has announced an off-market buyback that, like most buybacks of this sort, will attract a lot of attention from self-managed super funds. But is it right for you?
If you're looking for stable income-generating investments outside of term deposits, ANZ's new hybrid securities might tickle your fancy. Paul Rickard takes a look at whether the stock is a good buy f..
Gold has always been one of those investments that people either love or loathe. But, whichever side of the fence you sit on, it's always good to know how you can buy and store it. Paul Rickard runs o..
Commonwealth Bank has made two major announcements in recent weeks: its full-year profit result last Wednesday, and the appointment of a new CEO. Switzer expert Paul Rickard analyses the stock and tel..
Assigning 'weights' to the stocks in your SMSF portfolio is an important way of understanding the risks your investments are exposed to. Switzer's Paul Rickard runs over his recommended portfolio weig..
Pundits of all sorts are debating whether we'll get an interest rate rise or a rate cut, and when it will come. If you want to ride this interest-rate uncertainty and add some risk to your portfolio, ..