Three reasons why the risks for the Australian dollar are still on the downside

17 May 2017

Three reasons why the risks for the Australian dollar are still on the downside

Three reasons why the risks for the Australian dollar are still on the downside

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The 2017-18 Australian Budget – pragmatism and fairness rule

10 May 2017

The 2017-18 Australian Budget – pragmatism and fairness rule

The 2017-18 Australian Budget – pragmatism and fairness rule

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Are shares offering enough of a risk premium over bonds? What about rising bond yields?

03 May 2017

Are shares offering enough of a risk premium over bonds? What about rising bond yields?

Are shares offering enough of a risk premium over bonds? What about rising bond yields?

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Global growth looking healthier – underpinning share markets and a rising trend in bond yields

27 April 2017

Global growth looking healthier – underpinning share markets and a rising trend in bond yields

Global growthlooking healthier – underpinning share markets and a rising trend in bond yields

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A further 21 great investment quotes

29 March 2017

A further 21 great investment quotes

A further 21 great investment quotes

Introduction

The basics of successful investing are timeless and some investors (often the best) have a knack of encapsulating these into a sentence or two that brings them to life in a way that’s easy to understand. Over the last few years I have written >>

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The $US200 trillion global debt mountain – how big a threat is it really & what are the implications

22 March 2017

The $US200 trillion global debt mountain – how big a threat is it really & what are the implications

The $US200 trillion global debt mountain – how big a threat is it really & what are the implications

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The Eurozone – will they or won’t they break up? And what are the implications for investors?

08 March 2017

The Eurozone – will they or won’t they break up? And what are the implications for investors?

The Eurozone – will they or won’t they break up? And what are the implications for investors?

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The Australian economy and profits – seven reasons to be upbeat

 

02 March 2017

The Australian economy and profits – seven reasons to be upbeat

 

The Australian economy and profits – seven reasons to be upbeat

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The Chinese economy stabilises and iron ore surges – where to now and what it means for investors

16 February 2017

The Chinese economy stabilises and iron ore surges – where to now and what it means for investors

The Chinese economy stabilises and iron ore surges

– where to now and what it means for investors

Introduction

A year ago there was >>

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