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The fault line under the stock market

23 September 2014 |

Fault lineA report says that about a third of Australia's listed companies are close to the edge. It is a sober reminder to SMSF investors who put their savings into the shares.


Are we heading for a banking crisis?

22 September 2014 |

BanksAustralian banks are not holding as much equity as they did 10 years ago, and their leverage is high. Everything depends on a healthy housing market. Difficulties may be on the horizon.


What the Abbott government means for banks

18 December 2013 | Broker reports editor

banksThe increase in government debt will have implications for where banks look for liquidity. One broker predicts it will mean a move away from securitisation and mortgage backed securities, which would be a negative for the regional banks.


Who is winning in insurance?

18 December 2013 | Broker reports editor

win-insuranceThe sharp sell off in QBE has focused attention on other players in the sector. One broker has given a  breakdown of their performance. Another recommends IAG.


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.


CSR locks into housing cycle

18 November 2013 | Broker reports editor

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CSR is heavily leveraged into the building sector, which may be about to experience more activity. It is benefitting from lower aluminium prices and is getting more favourable ratings. But investors may be advised to wait for the recent share price strength to abate.


Myer looking up

14 November 2013 | Broker reports editor

Myer

Myer has reported better than expected first quarter sales figures. It sheds an interesting light on the domestic economy, which may be on the improve. Brokers are divided about whether the stock is a good buy, however.


Media sector struggles

11 November 2013 | Broker reports editor

Media

There has not been a post-election jump in advertising and the media sector still seems to have some intractable issues. A look at two of the stocks in the troubled industry.


Are cyclical industrials value?

10 November 2013 | Broker reports editor

 IndustrialsCyclical industrial stocks are now more expensive than defensive industrial shares on a short term perspective. But with the economy rebalancing, that may change as margins and profits improve. For SMSF investors looking for returns, there is a case for looking closely.


Questions over Woolworths

05 November 2013 | Broker reports editor

 QuestionsThe supermarket giant is on a high price and growth is only expected to be in the single digits. It is fighting back against Coles, but there are question marks over the soundness of the investment.


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