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Mining majors benefit from stable iron ore market

11 December 2013 | Broker reports editor

oreVolatility in the iron ore market is leading to big investors becoming more comfortable with the big Australian mining companies. According to one broker, Fortescue Metals may benefit greatly from a re-rating of the sector.


Property investors borrow aggressively

11 December 2013 | PSI

borrowAustralians are borrowing heavily to buy into the property market, pushing out first home buyers. Low interest rates are increasing investors' appetites. For DIY super investors relying on capital gains, the market is looking frothy again.


Property debate heats up

10 December 2013 | Staff reporter

debateInterested parties are ratcheting up their debate about the merits of DIY funds investing in property. But self managed super investors should always look at what the true motives are for those making the comments.


Mid ranking shares often best value

09 December 2013 | Broker reports editor

rankBroker recommendations should be taken with a grain of salt. DIY fund investors can often do better by betting against them, according to one broker report.


A cautious Rio gets support

08 December 2013 | Broker reports editor

rioRio Tinto is becoming more conservative, which is a positive for DIY investors. The demand for mining output remains strong, but mining stocks have disappointed. Rio has also risen in price.


Investors can do well in tougher times

05 December 2013 | PSI

“tough”SMSF investors need to consider the possibility that the Australian economy will not adjust to the end of the mining and capital investment boom. If the adjustment is slow and weak, then the way to make sound returns will change.


Retail sales show life

04 December 2013 | Broker reports editor

Retail sales have shown some life, the most since August 2012. But for SMSF investors looking at investing in the sector, there are good reasons to be cautious. One broker prefers home/experience exposure to apparel.


What determines house prices?

04 December 2013 | Staff reporter

SMSF investors are increasingly considering property for investment. Many are warning of the dangers, because trustees are in part relying on capital gains in what already seems an inflated market. What is a good predictor of those gains?


Australia's property class war

24 November 2013 | PSI

“Property”SMSF investors are looking at property for investment. But Australia's property market is very much supported by tax breaks, creating a two speed society -- property owners, and the rest. If this bias is corrected to improve social equity and government finances, it will have long term implications for DIY super investors.


A property puzzle

21 November 2013 | Staff reporter

 PuzzleDo restrictions on land availability greatly affect property prices? Many argue that developers have been manipulating the market for decades. But according to one analyst, the picture is more complex.


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