Last year was an incredible year for initial public offerings in both Australia and the US, but what are the prospects for more bumper gains in 2021?
If you’re seeking a property investment option to include in your Self-Managed Super Fund with the opportunity to provide competitive returns and diversification, but are not looking to own real estate directly, an Australian-based mortgage trust may be an option for you.
When you focus on the total return of your portfolio, it’s OK to take some capital gain profits and use them for income.
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"Stock prices are in a bubble of epic proportions. Risk of a major collapse remains elevated." Is there a bubble in the US and, if so, when will it burst?
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Significant skills and experience have been added to the leadership as the board readies to take association to next level.
Sickness can hit from out of the blue and rob you of your income, derailing your lifestyle and investment goals. Learn from my experience and protect yourself.
WA member and chart enthusiast David Morris continues to share the inner workings of his technical system, using the example of two shares - one he monitored and then dismissed, and the other he eventually bought.
A company's past track record can provide a whole lot of confidence about its future. Usually I now start referring to CSL, or REA Group, or Carsales, but I am grabbing this opportunity to use the example of a lesser known all-weather performer
November 2020 was one of the weirdest months I've ever seen. The fundamentals went in one direction – down - and the Stockmarkets went in the other direction - up.
Geoff Robinson, an AIA member from Victoria and participant in the Bayside meetings laments two investment decisions about when to buy and sell shares.
Most shareholders know that preference shares come with a liquidation preference.
This article contrasts Fintech with DeFi, or Decentralised Finance. DeFi is financial infrastructure built on top of open blockchains like Ethereum.
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No one likes to talk about getting old, but when you or a family member needs help, there’s no getting around it. And with the COVID-19 pandemic and the Royal Commission putting aged care well in the spotlight this year, many people are questioning what choices they have for care in their older years.
What does Biden care about? Affordable healthcare and clean energy are just two sectors that are likely to benefit from a Biden administration
AIA Perth member David Morris, shares his technical system with us
Understanding the strategy of other investors can help you with your own portfolio. Here five members and the Greensborough discussion group provide their 2020 investment stories
Question - My husband and I are trustees of our SMSF. We are considering a change to a corporate trustee SMSF structure. Could you please outline the difference? What are the benefits and limitations of the two structures?
There are registers of qualified financial advisers and sources that can help you find an adviser that is right for you
A momentum investor will tend to stand aligned with oncoming price action, ready to buy as prices are rising and ready to exit when prices start falling.
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SMSF Serviced Apartment Investments – Problems with COVID-19
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Any quest to alter the constitutional order would be more proof of how primary contests are destabilising US politics.
What gives you an edge when assessing various investment options? Some investors study charts, others read books, whatever you do, it is always interesting to learn about what others are doing.
Countries in Asia with younger populations and growing middle classes will have consumption tailwinds and offer some of the best growth opportunities, first in technology, and later in leisure and travel.
Year-to-date, the gold price has risen by almost 25% in both USD and AUD terms. In doing so, it has not only strongly outperformed traditional investment markets, but also provided much needed portfolio diversification for investors.
The 2020 Vanguard/Investment Trends SMSF investor report found that 32% of Australia’s 600,000 SMSFs seek the assistance of a Financial Adviser, yet more than 50% of SMSF trustees report having unmet advice needs in relation to their SMSF.
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We always hear a lot about China in the media regarding commodities and that is because they are an important driver of global demand - in fact, China is the biggest game in resource town.
We revisited Altium on 14 April after the Company withdrew its previous guidance for the 12 months to 30 June 2020 (FY20).
The field of robotics has seen increased applications since the pandemic began, with robots being used to assist in the fields of retail and consumer products, healthcare and aged care facilities.