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Wall of worry for big bank shareholders

The latest bout of volatility on the Australian sharemarket continues to be led by a sell-off of stocks in the big banks. The share prices of the banks were already on the slide before sharemarkets were hit by a wave of selling that started last week and has continued into this week. Over the past […]

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Recent Australian Financial Review (AFR) article

Spike in M&A another sign of ‘frothy’ markets

Today’s headlines  cite rising global interest rates, looming trade wars, an impending property market implosion, tighter government controls, rising energy prices and lofty personal, corporate and government debt levels as reasons for an imminent correction. History shows that the behaviour of the market and businesses within it may give clues as to whether investors need […]

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Recent Australian Financial Review (AFR) article

5 tips for investing in market close to top of cycle

When is it safe for investors to take the plunge and dive into a hot stock that has just come into their ‘investment potential’ radar? Lincoln Indicators’ Executive Director, Elio D’Amato shares his five key tips for investing in a market that is close to the top of the cycle. Click here to read the […]

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Recent Australian Financial Review (AFR) article

Stay exposed but avoid being greedy

Looking ahead.  The dust has settled after the reporting season, with most pundits saying it was a winner with energy, IT and mining services topping the list for forward earnings. Seasoned investors will know, however, that being flippant is not the way to establish a view as to whether the recent run in the market […]

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Recent Australian Financial Review (AFR) article

The ASX sectors that are set for the biggest growth, in charts

The dust has settled after the reporting season, with most pundits declaring it a winner and earnings better than expected. Overall, 3 out of 4 companies are exposed to significant financial risk. Yet, with the cost of debt low and access to capital relatively easy, unhealthy businesses can continue to trade. Most investors are focused […]

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Recent Australian Financial Review (AFR) article

True diversification lies in ensuring your total portfolio is achieving its goal

The psychology of investing is often the most challenging part of portfolio management, particularly during reporting season when there is significant volatility and often disappointment. In this article, Elio D’Amato discusses how to approach portfolio management in the right mindset and how keeping things in perspective by focusing on your long-term goals. Click here to […]

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