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.
Monday, 10 November 2014
The core satellite approach is really important when it comes to investing. Speculative stocks should never be bought with big chunks of your portfolio.
Saturday, 08 November 2014
It has been a week of five E’s - employment, Europe, an election, earnings and economics. And they were all pretty good stories for someone who thinks stocks can go higher between now and the whole of 2015. T..
Thursday, 06 November 2014
Charlie has put his Santa Claus suit on and is getting ready for Christmas with an eye on oversold retailers.
Monday, 03 November 2014
For all the talk, October wasn't that bad and things are shaping up for a positive couple of months.