Analysis & Opinion

Dump this bank from your portfolio

The big four Aussie banks have dominated the market for several decades, pulling in massive profits in good times and bad. But on the back of the biggest financial crisis of our lifetime, some of them are looking positively wobbly. Coming soon – to appear in an upcoming newsletter.

The best stock on the ASX

With more than 2,000 stocks to choose from on the Australian Securities Exchange, it’s a big call to select one as the ‘best’. But there is a stock that stands out from the pack for a number of reasons. Coming soon – to appear in an upcoming newsletter. 

Is Macquarie Bank a bargain

The global financial crisis took the sheen off the Millionaire Factory’s seemingly unscratchable veneer, but is Macquarie gearing up for a big 2011? Coming soon – to appear in an upcoming newsletter. 

A tough new world for banks, or not?

Analysts say that Commonwealth Bank of Australia Ltd is set to do it tough over the coming year, but what exactly does that mean for its share price. Coming soon – to appear in an upcoming newsletter. 

The next million dollar penny stock

We all hear about the stock that races 200% in a week, but always after it has had its run. So how do pick the next million dollar penny stock before it soars? Coming soon – article to be run in an upcoming newsletter…

Debt Ratios – Tools for Finding Safer Shares (Part 1)

Considering the wild roller coaster ride the world’s markets have put us through the last few years, it is no wonder even the most aggressive retail investors are looking for less risky investments.  Ratio analysis can provide a roadmap and of the many financial ratios available, the ones that offer us the best clues are…

Return on Equity (ROE) – Is It the ‘Magic Number’ of Share Picking Tools?

Although some share market skeptics claim most share picking tools yield results no better than throwing darts at a wall, there are numbers any investor can look at to help pick solid investments.   Return on Equity (ROE) is one such number.  Simply put, ROE measures how well a company makes use of the money its…

5 Uranium Stocks to Watch

Australia’s uranium sector is highly speculative, but it offers an opportunity to make relatively fast money for investors willing to heighten their risk/reward appetite. The uranium spot price has risen from $US41.75 a pound in June 2010 to $US71.83 a pound at the end of January 2011, a 72 per cent increase. China and Russia’s…

Value Packed Financial Stocks For 2011

The time to consider buying stock is when proven performers appear under valued. Astute investors identify value after concluding a company’s brighter longer-term outlook outweighs short-term difficulties. Companies within the financial sector are worthy of attention as they have taken a back seat to more appealing minerals and energy firms. Concerns about regulatory risk emerged…

The best dividend stocks of the decade

The year ahead promises some juicy yields for income investors, but it is a matter of knowing where to look.  Coming soon – to appear in an upcoming newsletter. 

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