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Banks steady but unremarkable

01 April 2014 | Broker reports editor

unremarkableThe banks look to be travelling relatively well, but are considered to be fully priced. The continued growth in housing lending suggests that investment in banks and investment in residential property are actually quite similar strategies.

An innovative property option

26 March 2014 |

Arthur NaoumidisDomacom is providing DIY super investors with a way to invest in specific properties, yet also diversify. It is an unusual option that may provide a way to achieve improved diversification.

Land gets dangerously expensive

25 March 2014 |

Expensive LandMedian lot prices nationally have risen by over 400% over the past 20 years. And over the last decade there has been powerful growth in land prices. It should be a cautionary note for super investors contemplating diversifying into property.

Is crowd funding an investment option?

20 March 2014 |

crowd fundingThe Federal government is reportedly becoming more interested in crowd funding as a way to get funding for start ups. Is this an option for diversification for DIY investors?

Seven megatrends that will affect investment

20 March 2014 |

TrendsMegatrends, long term influences, determine the investment environment over the long term. They do not translate easily into investment strategies, but DIY super investors should give them careful consideration.

Westpac solid but unexciting

19 March 2014 | Broker reports editor


Westpac is one of the banks much favoured by DIY investors. Brokers think it is unexciting, but believe it is benefiting from a better context for financial services companies.

Housing investment and retail banking

18 March 2014 | Broker reports editor


Indebted Australian households are paying down that debt, which is good for the banks. But the housing market remains heavily skewed towards capital gains rather than rental yields. The longer that goes on, the more fragile it gets.

Buying listed investment funds

17 March 2014 |

Listed Investmenst Sometimes it is better to buy shares in professional investors than to buy units in their funds. You are buying the fund managers' ability to sell themselves. The ASX will be making the process easier this year, but DIY investors should be aware of the risks.

Going back to economic rationalism

17 March 2014 |

Economic Rationalim The Abbott government is returning the country to "economic rationalism". But as the distortion in the property market demonstrates, there is no such thing in reality. Manufacturing will not get support, but other areas of the economy are getting great government assistance. That has investment implications.

Property oversupply danger to super investors

17 March 2014 | Staff reporter

Property Danger

Australians' obssession with property investment has led to an overheated market. There are warning signals about Brisbane, Perth and Melbourne, analysts are warning.

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