If you’re thinking of diversifying into foreign stocks, here are my two tests that drive my investment selection. And if you’re constructing an overseas portfolio now, because the timing is tricky..
The “bears” are still in the ascendency when it comes to the outlook for the banks but here’s my reasoning behind whether I’d sell or hold banks shares now.
Yield-oriented investors should be thinking carefully about their portfolios, and whether companies paying franked dividends will be as attractive if the investors no longer qualify for a refund of un..
CMC Markets’ Chief Market Strategist, Michael McCarthy explains why he likes the administrative outsourcing group Smartgroup (SIQ)
Thematic ETFs are huge in the U.S., less so here. Investors can choose from obesity ETFs, video-game ETFs, biblical ETFs, whiskey ETFs, marijuana ETFs and Millennials ETFs. They offer a diversified en..
Some investors see the advantages of using a managed investment, particularly if they don’t have time to follow the market. A question I’m frequently asked by investors is: what’s the best manag..
50 cents is an arbitrary price level on the ASX but here’s a group of promising stocks that all come in under that level.
With the lift given to retailers via the promises of tax cuts made by Labor and Liberals, CMC Markets’ chief market strategist, Michael McCarthy takes a different slant this week and looks at both W..
Plenty of savvy short-sellers have good ideas. As analysts gush about a high-flying stock, the shorts are identifying holes in its earnings, governance or management credibility. It pays to understand..
Due to the high franked dividend component, Woolworths decision to offer an off-market share buyback is a no brainer from a tax point of view for low rate or zero rate taxpayers to accept.