Monday, 29 September 2014
As volatility continues, there are plenty of people pointing to signs that the party is over. We examine how worried you need to be – if at all.
Saturday, 27 September 2014
You must be sick of me talking about the overdue correction but it looked like it had finally arrived, after Friday’s reaction to the Dow’s 264-point sell off. Locally, the 68.8 point dive means we’re now..
Thursday, 25 September 2014
If we are in for a period of volatility on share markets as the US dollar starts to re-emerge as king of the currencies, then you need to think global.
Monday, 22 September 2014
Banks may be looking fully priced but they’re not going to stop paying dividends anytime soon and dips could provide opportunities.
Saturday, 20 September 2014
I tipped it could be a challenging week for stocks and by Thursday we were off 2% on the S&P/ASX 200 index. Imagine what might have happened if there was bad news! In D-week for decision time in Scotland, the F..
Thursday, 18 September 2014
It’s now time to start positioning your portfolio for rising interest rates in the US and the unwinding of the yield trade.
Monday, 15 September 2014
Geopolitical risks could point to a small correction for this week, but it’s nothing to panic about. Take advantage of lower prices instead.
Saturday, 13 September 2014
Well at last the dollar has started to fall, along with iron ore prices, and the stock market gave up 1.2% over the week, in case you lost count. And those with great memories tell me it's the worst week in six..
Thursday, 11 September 2014
The recent movements in the currency suggest that the US dollar is finally headed up, and the Aussie dollar down, which means it’s time to get on top of the greenback.
Tuesday, 09 September 2014
In the first part of this examination of what makes a blue chip, we look at three factors that can help. Next week we look at another four.
Monday, 08 September 2014
A fall in the Aussie dollar may not happen overnight, but it will happen and when it does you need to be positioned well. A yield kicker also helps.
Saturday, 06 September 2014
I hate to be a namedropper but it has been that sort of week for yours truly. Monday, it was a morning tea interview with Gerry Harvey and the tight so-and-so has never ever offered me a cup of tea! That said, ..
Thursday, 04 September 2014
The superannuation guarantee has been frozen for seven years after the federal government made a deal with Clive Palmer to repeal the mining tax. Under this deal, superannuation contributions will be halted at ..