Archive for August, 2015

Paying your bills in retirement

Aug 31 2015

Retirees and those nearing retirement have learned the hard way the importance of holding a portion of their nest egg in low-risk…

China drives market volatility but nothing out of the ordinary

Aug 25 2015

Investors around the globe are catching their breath after one of the most turbulent day’s trading in many years. The Chinese share…

The Australian dollar doing what it normally does – overshoot

Aug 17 2015

Key points The $A has more downside and is being driven lower by a combination of a stronger $US, a secular downtrend…

China’s share market volatility

Aug 10 2015

Key points Just as the rise in Chinese shares had little economic impact it’s hard to see the pullback having a significant…

Lessons from great investment quotes

Aug 03 2015

The basics of successful investing are timeless and some experts have a knack of encapsulating these in a way that’s insightful. Here…