Why REAL Term Deposit Returns are Almost Zero…


By Dale Gillham Term deposit rates are still incredibly low, given historical norms, and as a depositor you may have decided to accept the current low payout rates being offered by your bank, in return for capital security. In these times, accepting such low term deposit returns may have you feeling like the begger, not  […read more]

BHP Billiton Dumped

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By Dale Gillham BHP Billiton, the largest listed company on the Australian share market, has weathered all manner of financial storms, including the GFC, and this week the company announced it has boosted profits by a further 10 per cent. Given this, you would think that shareholders would be happy but this was not the  […read more]

Australian Share Market: Strength in Numbers

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With a rising Australian share market you may expect that shareholders would be satisfied with the activities of listed company boards. However, for a number of companies on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) this is clearly not the case. So why is this? Worley Parsons (WOR) is one company facing a multimillion dollar Class Action  […read more]

Australian Share Market: Bullish Mood is in The Air…

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This week reporting season kicks off for the Australian share market, with Transurban, RIO Tinto and Cochlear being some of the first companies off the block. Bulls in the Australian share market are sensing the buzz that is building for the second half of the year, and this excitement has stirred interest from first time  […read more]