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Look overseas, but with care

18 November 2013 | PSI

Economies Investors who invested overseas have done well over the last year -- and that is with the $A still at historically high levels. The reasons to look offshore remain, but great caution is needed. The economies of the developed world remain under long term pressure and big companies are still reluctant to invest.


Developing world worth a look

17 November 2013 | PSI

Developing The $A is high and SMSF investors should be looking offshore for some diversification. The developing world offers some high revenue-generating stocks, but there is also a higher level of risk in what are immature capital markets.


Is the party over for banks?

14 November 2013 | Broker reports editor

Party OverBank shares have almost trebled in value as a proportion of the share market over the last four years, a  reflection of the high dividend yields, which are tax advantaged. But is the party over? Some brokers are suggesting it is.


Banks run equal race

05 November 2013 | PSI

 RaceA rule of thumb in investment is that big companies which enjoy large market shares rarely outperform each other in the longer term. This has been the case in Australia's concentrated banking sector, which increasingly dominates the ASX.


A mixed Australian investment environment (and annuities)

31 October 2013 | Broker reports editor

 AuInvestmentsA broker has had a close look at three sectors in the Australian investment environment. There has also been a consideration of the role of annuities in providing predictable low risk income. No easy options are on offer and pursuing yield can have dangers, as a Citi strategist warns.


Will the ASX copy America?

28 October 2013 | Broker reports editor

“AS”XThere are some similarities between what happened to the US economy and what is about to happen to the Australian economy. Will the ASX, as America's stock market did, perform well because of high profitability? The omens are mixed.


Why herds exist

24 October 2013 | PSI

HerdsWhy are markets irrational? It is a question that has exercised analysts and frustrated investors of the centuries and it is not about to be solved. But at least the latest Nobel prizes have given the question some attention.


Picking the right sectors and companies

22 October 2013 | Broker reports editor

PickingThe mining sctor has shrunk sharply over the last two years while banks and consumer staples have increased in size, according to a report by Boston Consulting Group. The report gives some pointers to how to identify sectors and companies in which to invest.


Derivative use a concern

22 October 2013 | PSI

concern The increasing use of derivatives in SMSFs is becoming a concern. It was derivatives that were largely to blame for the global financial crisis and the risks have not gone away.


The dark labyrinths of super

16 October 2013 | Melissa Peters

ComplexThe super industry has many layers of management. Big industry funds outsource much of the investment to outside providers. Little of this is transparent to superannuants. It is very much a case of 'trust me.'

 


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