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Broker Stock Recommendations February 23 ? 6 to BUY, 6 to SELL and 6 to HOLD

Ben PolkinghornePATERSONS BUY RECOMMENDATIONS Eastern Star Gas (ESG) The coal seam gas sector experienced rapid consolidation last year. A number of transactions highlighted the increasing value of coal seam gas assets. Eastern Star Gas made significant progress in the December quarter, with a substantial upgrade in reserves and continuing success with its drilling program. Australian…

Broker Stock Recommendations February 23 ? 6 to BUY, 6 to SELL and 6 to HOLD

Ben Polkinghorne PATERSONS BUY RECOMMENDATIONS Eastern Star Gas (ESG) The coal seam gas sector experienced rapid consolidation last year. A number of transactions highlighted the increasing value of coal seam gas assets. Eastern Star Gas made significant progress in the December quarter, with a substantial upgrade in reserves and continuing success with its drilling program….

Broker Stock Recommendations February 23 ? 6 to BUY, 6 to SELL and 6 to HOLD

Ben PolkinghornePATERSONS BUY RECOMMENDATIONS Eastern Star Gas (ESG) The coal seam gas sector experienced rapid consolidation last year. A number of transactions highlighted the increasing value of coal seam gas assets. Eastern Star Gas made significant progress in the December quarter, with a substantial upgrade in reserves and continuing success with its drilling program. Australian…

Winners of our Gold Giveaway

More than 22,000 investors and traders went into the draw to win the CompareShares gold giveaway – signing up to the CompareShares newsletter, the FatCat newsletter, or to the new social networking site MoneyConfessions. While investors can gain gold exposure via listed funds (one is aptly named GOLD and lists on the Australian Stock Exchange);…

The shelved takeover bid for Rio shows extent of market malaise

The financial crisis has been brutal and the sheer size of the fallout has been unexpected for many. Economic cycles are one thing, but the crisis of 2008 has seen the outright collapse or near collapse of household names in the US: Lehman Bros, Bear Sterns, Merrill Lynch, AIG, Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, Citigroup, GM,…