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  1. Financial Future? Some tips for 2013

    It’s the beginning of 2013 and I love this time of year – When everyone sets their New Year’s Resolutions and there is an air of change and optimism. Heading into 2013, I thought it would be a good idea … Continue reading

  2. BURU and Christmas

    Christmas, does sometimes do strange things to markets and people.  The event itself is enough to make one look warmly at embracing atheism.  The draw back for atheists is they have no public holidays! Of strange events, was the 5% … Continue reading

  3. Retail Ruminations

    This week’s retail sales data suggested consumers were being as miserly and cautious as ever as the November spend limped forward. But the data preceded the Reserve Bank’s interest rate cut in December, so the Christmas splurge may have been … Continue reading

  4. Orica Charging Forth

    It’s a tough life for the analyst community. While everyone else is heading out to Christmas lunches, those analysts covering Orica (ORI) will be staying at their desk to tune into a surprise call with management. Well, a few might … Continue reading

  5. A Christmas Tale

    Twas the month before Christmas and all through the land Not a mortgage rate was moving, to give consumers a hand The Reserve Bank had moved its benchmark rate with care In the hope that soon the retail banks would … Continue reading

  6. TEN’s Turnaround?

    Sometimes it’s easy to be mesmerised by the extreme wealth that some people have, and to believe that everything they touch turns to gold. Often as not, they have great connections and can be invited to participate in ventures at … Continue reading

  7. Energy Action Lights Up

    Energy Action (EAX) floated in October last year at $1. The market at the time was going through one of its anxious patches, worrying about China, Europe, the US and probably the Mayan calendar coming to an end too. So … Continue reading

  8. A Green Investor – in more ways than one

    Generation Y -probably most famed for being impatient and demanding, not to mention entitled, spoilt and pampered. But for all those critics out there, I had to wonder – would  growing up in an economy where the sky was falling, … Continue reading

  9. BHP Trending Now

    Investment trends like The Duchess’s of Cambridge’s new hairstyle (yes I noticed!) and women’s fashion go in and out of style on a regular basis. BHP, has been sitting in the remainders clearance rack, for best part of this year, … Continue reading

  10. Tatts Group wins jackpot

    When Tattersall’s listed in July 2005, its lotteries business played second fiddle to the Victorian gaming machine business which contributed the lion’s share of the profits. By the time the Victorian government performed its astonishing backflip on the gaming machine … Continue reading