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Three consequences of the US debt deal

16 October 2013 | PSI

DealConsequencesThe American political impasse seems to be over. What are the implications, especialy for asset allocation? A quick look at some of the possibilities as the market absorbs the implications.


Are companies that give back cash good plays?

14 October 2013 | PSI

GoodPlay Should companies invest for the future or hand the cash back to investors? It is one of the perennial problems in management and investing. Recent research suggests that there is too much of a bias towards handing back cash to investors, creating valuation distortions and a dangerously low level of investment for future strength.


Million dollars not enough super

23 September 2013 | Staff reporter

Young workers can expect to have over $1 million when they retire, but it will probably not be enough. It is an argument for salary sacrificing relatively early.


Investor Philosophy: Investing in the right place, at the right time.

16 September 2013 |

Time for successInvesting in the right place, at the right time, can make a big difference to the returns over the life of the investment. The right structure and implementation can have a major influence on the amount of income you could receive when you  retire. Building the right portfolio takes time and the structure is crucial. The time to start building the right portfolio is now and you need to construct it in the way that will deliver the greatest benefit from the available funds.


How Speculators Disrupt and What To Do

17 July 2013 | Staff reporter

Disrupt

The biggest problem for super fund investors is understanding what causes sudden and unpredictable changes in the assets in which they invest. Simon Bond, for RBS Morgans comments that financial markets are driven by traders. The tail is wagging the dog.


Volatility in Super Returns

17 June 2013 | Staff reporters

Super volatilitySuper funds have lost 3.5% off returns because of weakness in the equity markets. The Financial Review is reporting that returns have been good, and, the fund managers are talking it up, saying returns are still well into double digits:


Time To Buy Equities?

16 June 2013 |

Buy equities?Broker UBS has a modestly bullish take on the local stock market. The market has fallen by over 10% in a month, the All Ords showing its customary aversion to staying over 5000. So it may be time to buy. 


Super Funds and the Traps of Trusting Experts

05 June 2013 | Staff reporters

Super trapsThe blogger Alex Dunnin had an interesting debate about Super Funds' use of external investment "specialists" . It is more confirmation of the big leap of faith that superannuants make when they do not manage the money themselves.


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