Saturday, 29 November 2014
Oil remained the centre of attention again last night on Wall Street. Indices finished mixed - off their best levels for the day as oil prices continued to fall. The Dow Jones added half a point, while the broa..
Thursday, 27 November 2014
The US economic picture is great but bond yields are falling – go figure. Closer to home, annuities provider Challenger is a yield play.
Monday, 24 November 2014
As we get closer to Christmas, perhaps you’re thinking of gifting some shares or investments. In the first of a three part series we offer some tips around kids bank accounts.
Saturday, 22 November 2014
I started this piece in a shopping mall in Abu Dhabi. I’m here to attend the Grand Prix on a fact-finding mission! Yeah, I know it’s a tough life but hell, someone has to do it.
Thursday, 20 November 2014
Commodity price falls keep hammering a hole in the budget, which means interest rates will be on hold for longer. Here’s what to do in a low-rate environment.
Monday, 17 November 2014
As we head towards the end of the year, there are plenty of reasons to be jolly and hope for a Christmas rally.
Saturday, 15 November 2014
It was an annoying week for stocks, with the S&P/ASX 200 index down about 95 points points to 5454.3. During the week, however, we saw a high of 5550.3, which raised my hopes that we might start sneaking toward..
Thursday, 13 November 2014
A sluggish consumer sentiment reading doesn't change anything for retail companies – the ones that aren’t dinosaurs at least.