Friday, 28 February 2014
A new study shows compulsory superannuation is significantly increasing Australia’s savings pool, thereby lowering dependence of foreign investment and boosting local investment. The finding comes as part of ..
Thursday, 27 February 2014
James Packer’s Sydney play is paying off for the company with strong EPS growth forecast for the next three years. Charlie explains why he’s happy to trade off dividends for this kind of growth performance.
Wednesday, 26 February 2014
A new electronically-based ASX product will allow self-managed super fund investors to trade in managed funds in the same way they buy or sell shares. The ASX’s new mFund Settlement Service operates using the..
Tuesday, 25 February 2014
The Australian Taxation Office is calling on SMSF trustees to be organised and proactive in the transition to new SuperStream regulations, which will be introduced from 1 July, 2014. The changes will require SM..
Monday, 24 February 2014
The Treasurer’s push for growth at the G20 has done great things for the share market but he could do even better if he refrained from a tough budget for another year.
Saturday, 22 February 2014
The correction of a few weeks ago is now well behind us, as the S&P 500 in the US looks to hit an all-time high this morning. Its best ever close was 1,850.84. So what’s going on? And to add drama to the stor..
Thursday, 20 February 2014
The big Australian mining companies have finally understood what their shareholders want – a better control of costs and more dividends or buybacks. Here’s why they are both in Charlie’s portfolio.
Wednesday, 19 February 2014
Self-managed super funds have been steadily growing in popularity over recent years, with demand for DIY super even extending to younger people, according to new research. While people aged over 50 still make u..
Tuesday, 18 February 2014
A new report on self-managed super funds in retirement shows that just over half of SMSF trustees have a written financial plan. The study from Vanguard and Rice Warner also found only 37% of the survey’s 320..
Monday, 17 February 2014
There is increasing talk about the potential danger of going after income-paying stocks. But it pays to do your own analysis as we find out.