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Podcast: Contrarian opportunities in property stocks

Our latest podcast features Andrew Parsons of Resolution Capital on contrarian opportunities in property stocks. Also, Graham looks at home ownership versus super, and Peter discusses the interest rate outlook.

Podcast: Peter Thornhill on building income for life

Our latest podcast features author and speaker, Peter Thornhill, on his unique investment strategy, plus Graham on how ETFs are minnows versus managed funds, and Peter Warnes with the market outlook for the rest of 2023.

Podcast: How to build a resilient investment portfolio

The Wealth of Experience podcast features Morningstar's Global CIO Dan Kemp on building an 'all-weather' portfolio, plus Graham on capital gains tax and the RBA Review, and Peter with four favourite market themes.

New eBook: the best part of my fund's investment process

We asked about 30 fund managers to consider their entire investment process and drill down into what drives the most success, asking: “What part of your investment process has contributed most to identifying winners?”

Our first Reader Survey for years to learn more about you

It is many years since we ran a Reader Survey to find out more about our audience. To celebrate our 500th edition, as your present to us, please provide feedback that will help to improve our content for years to come.

The best part of my funds investment process

We asked about 30 fund managers to consider their entire investment process and drill down into what drives the most success, asking: “What part of your investment process has contributed most to identifying winners?”

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16 ASX stocks to buy and hold forever

In his recent shareholder letter, Warren Buffett mentions several stocks he expects Berkshire Hathaway will own indefinitely, including Occidental Petroleum. We look at ASX stocks that investors could buy and hold forever.

Investment strategies

Clime time: 10 charts on the outlook for major asset classes

The charts reveal that interest rates can't rise much further as Australian mortgage holders are under stress, bank dividends look solid, and the bond market is in flux because yields are being manipulated.

Strategy

Phasing out cheques, and what will happen to cash?

Cheques and bank service, or the lack of, were major topics when I addressed a seniors’ group recently. The word had got out that the government was phasing out cheques, and many in the audience were feeling abandoned.

Retirement

What financial risks do retirees face?

Treasury's consultation into the retirement phase of superannuation is generating a lot of interest. This submission to the consultation outlines the key financial risks to an individual’s standard of living in retirement.

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Recession surprise may be in store for the US stock market

Markets are partying like it's 1999, but history suggests that US earnings and economic growth are vulnerable following an interest rate tightening cycle. Investors should prepare their portfolios accordingly.

Investment strategies

3 under the radar investment opportunities

The Magnificent Seven are hogging the headlines, yet there are plenty of growth opportunities elsewhere, at a fraction of the cost. Here are three stock ideas riding key areas of structural and cyclical change.

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Why a quant approach can thrive in the age of passive investing

The rise of passive investing is unlikely to derail the value of quantitative strategies. Passive investing hasn’t eradicated the irrationality of crowds, leaving pockets of opportunity to outperform indices.

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