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10 predictions for equities in FY19

Around 12 months ago, I shared my 10 predictions for FY18. These included a peak for the housing market, struggling retail stocks, and global …

Interest Rates

9 Champion Stocks: Must haves in a portfolio

These Champion Stocks all have a long term positive thematic, which should drive superior earnings growth and shareholder value over the coming …

Natural Gas

Resurrection or Crucifixion: Themes for the Australian Results Season

Here is the ASX 200 results calendar - the results season is still a couple of weeks away. As usual, it is a best endeavours calendar, some companies …

Stock Markets

Buy Hold Sell: 5 emerging growth stocks

It's no secret that there's been great money to be made in small caps in recent times. In this episode of Buy Hold Sell we've selected three …

Investing

Morgans: 5 high conviction stocks in July

We currently expect the S&P/ASX 200 index to finish the year around the current level, but the outlook, particularly this late in a sustained …

Financial Services

The biggest opportunity for the next 30 years

Over the last 30 years, the financialisation of the world, combined with falling bond yields, has created amazing returns for investors positioned to …

Investing

Buy Hold Sell: 5 favourite yield stocks

Income investors once turned to high-yield stocks as the income from traditional sources dwindled. But what should holders of those high yield stocks …

Key takeaways from Ray Dalio’s AMA

Often known as “The Steve Jobs” of investing, Ray Dalio is the owner of the world’s biggest hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates. Since inception, he …

Buy Hold Sell: 5 winners from the royal commission

The stunning findings from the Royal Commission have triggered tectonic shifts in the financial sector. But as Winston Churchill said, ‘Never let a …

Berkshire AGM: Key quotes and take-aways

Berkshire Hathaway held its AGM in Omaha, Nebraska in the early hours of Sunday morning local time. The annual ‘Woodstock for capitalists’ continues …

When will Telcos bottom?

Buy Hold Sell: 5 late cycle gems

The current bull market has been running for nine years and with rates and inflation on the rise the cycle is getting long in the tooth. So in this …

9 Champion Stocks

These 9 Champion Stocks all have a long-term positive thematic, which should drive superior earnings growth and shareholder value over the coming …

Natural Gas

Buy Hold Sell: 5 high quality big caps

Good quality is obvious when you see it: Swiss watches… Italian shoes… Australian reality TV… However, the mark of quality usually comes with a price …

Reality TV

10 LICs trading at a discount

There are a range of brokers and researchers who produce regularly monthly or quarterly updates on the LIC sector. While the quality and depth of the …

Buy Hold Sell: From darlings to dogs

We all love a good hotdog, but less so when the meat is on the turn. So in this special episode, our expert panelists give two former fast-food …

7 considerations to help you invest in corporate bonds?

Investing direct or through exchange traded funds (ETFs), or managed funds has advantages and disadvantages; just like investing in shares, the …

The ideal opportunity to build exposure in Fortescue

Much of the market seemed to be spooked by the material drop in profitability vs the pcp. This shouldn’t have been unexpected and the key metrics of …

Buy Hold Sell: Riding the infrastructure boom

With numerous infrastructure projects now ramping up at the same time, the well-flagged East Coast infrastructure boom is very much on. By next year, …

Seven high conviction stocks in February

As we look ahead to reporting season, solid returns are still achievable in this market, but these returns should not come at the expense of …

February 2018 Reporting Season Preview

The February corporate reporting season in Australia takes place against a background of global equities going through a 'Risk Off' phase with Wall …

Ten quality stocks for your watchlist

It is a useful strategy for investors to have a watchlist, as discussed in our Megatrend framework. We tend to have 40-50 stocks that we will be …

Buy Hold Sell: 5 overlooked big caps

After looking at the five most-tipped stocks from our survey, this week we put on our contrarian hats and review the most overlooked big caps from …

Battle of the big-caps: Banks vs resources

With a combined market capitalisation of over $585 billion, the big four banks and resources companies make up a massive 33.6% of the ASX 200. The …

How to assess a company result in 5 minutes

Reporting season can be extremely busy with anywhere from 20 to 50 companies reporting on any single day, so for investors it is critical to manage …

Map: The Most Valuable Brand in Each Country in 2018

Last year, we covered the world’s top brands based on the measure of brand value, and one thing stood out.<p>The top of the list was dominated by U.S. …

Buy Hold Sell: The most tipped big caps

Education

Bitcoin hit a record high this week (8/12/2017) - but it lost 25% of its value in 10 hours on Friday having risen 40% in the preceding 48 hours. Many …

Cryptocurrency

Is Bitcoin a rational investment?

Bitcoin has enjoyed an extraordinary surge in both value and public attention recently. The chart below maps the rise in the price of a Bitcoin in …

Cryptocurrency

Analyst Outlook for 2018 Series: Banks & Insurers