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Will a fall in property prices cause a stock market crash?

Numerous media commentators have been alluding to the looming possibility of a property price collapse in Australia, and it’s not just because Sydney house prices have gone through the roof. Given the record growth in residential real estate spanning 55 consecutive years, investing in property has been lucrative. But many are pointing to the potential […]

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Iconic brand collapses – Oroton Group Limited (ASX. ORL)

Oroton Group Limited (Oroton) have voluntarily appointed administrators to the company after the completion of its strategic review. The strategic review process that commenced in May 2017 failed to secure a viable option for the company, leading to the appointment of administrators, Vaughan Strawbridge and Glen Kanevsky from Deloitte Restructuring Services as joint/several administrators of […]

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Why it can be worth paying a premium for quality shares

From the day we start investing in the sharemarket we are told that the aim of the game is to “buy low and sell high”. So all you need to do is identify value, and avoid expensive stocks. Simple! Some fund managers spend their entire working lives trying to live by this mantra of value […]

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Investing in tech stocks – here are 4 of the best on the ASX

I regularly get to experience the pleasure of presenting at investor events. I love to debunk limitations that investors perceive they have and turn them into opportunities for those who can think laterally. I’m regularly asked whether investing in tech stocks is a US-only game. In the most recent case, an investor lamented that the […]

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Stock market news – breaking 6,000

In stock market news, the All Ordinaries Index is approaching the 6,000 level. Such mythical targets are often seen as “significant” in the minds of investors. However, the market surpassing 6,000 is not going to help BHP mine more iron ore, CSL sell more flu vaccines or Commonwealth Bank of Australia overcome its public relations […]

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How to become a fearless investor

Is today’s investing playing field fair for the average investor? With company reports out of the way and a few weeks to go before annual general meeting (AGM) season, investors may be reflecting on the bigger issues relating to their portfolios. With millions of dollars changing hands every day through machine trading, doubts as to […]

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