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Global M&A looking at Australia

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This Bloomberg article focuses on the growing interest in Australian companies from offshore acquirers. There was $76.1 billion of cross-border M+A last year, with health care, education and tech in focus, while Industrials and utilities are now in the cross-hairs. Goldmans is now reportedly seeking to double its principal investments:... Show More

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How to identify investment ideas?

Microequities

This is the question most prospective investors of our managed funds and anyone interested in small cap investing ask us. Identifying investment ideas, whether it is ASX listed companies or global companies can come about many ways. It could be we stumble upon them by trawling through all the companies... Show More

Passive investing is worse for society than Marxism

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The argument of active versus passive is not a new one, but with US$700 billion of capital flowing from active managers to passive managers in under a decade in the US, the passive argument would appear to be on the front foot for now. However, in this Bloomberg piece, Luke... Show More

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10 big things that happened in markets this year

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Bloomberg has released its “2015: The year in Money” report. The 10 highlights were 1) Apple hit a record $775B market cap. 2) Netflix was the best performer in the S&P500 (Up 143%) 3) Sales of investment grade corporate bonds are at an all time high. 4) The junk bond... Show More

Oil Rallies 27% in 3 Days, STO/WPL/AWE/OSH Fall? RBA in Focus | Bloomberg Interview... Our Thoughts... |

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AUD/USD to Hit 70c in a fee weeks: Niv On Bloomberg ... | XJO Market Higher, Leading Into US Payrolls... | Pacific Brands profit upgrade |

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Cheap oil’s big winners and losers in one map

Tom McKay

With oil prices down 50% since June, the global economy is benefitting. The IMF suggests low prices could provide a 0.7% boost to GDP worldwide. However, Bloomberg and New Energy Finance say those spoils won’t be shared evenly and have produced this map showing who the big winners and losers... Show More

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If the oil crash of 1986 is anything to go by then it could be a long road to recovery

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If the oil crash of 1986 is anything to go by then it could be a long road to recovery. Mark Shenk writes The last time excess supply caused a plunge in oil, it took almost five years for prices to recover. West Texas Intermediate, the U.S. oil benchmark, tumbled... Show More

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Global growth prospects for commodities poor, all except natural gas. Commodity prices remain under pressure across all sectors as the dollar continues to rise...

Saxo Capital Markets Australia

Global growth prospects for commodities poor, all except natural gas. Commodity prices remain under pressure across all sectors as the dollar continues to rise while rising supplies of many key commodities from energy through metals to food is not being met by an equal rise in demand, according to Saxo Bank... Show More

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Mixed start for commodities: natural gas, palladium and soybeans

Saxo Capital Markets Australia

Mixed start for commodities: natural gas, palladium and soybeans. Bloomberg's index of major commodities is flat amid a mixed start to the week for commodities, as gains in energy, industrial metals and softs have been offset by losses in grains and precious metals. According to Ole Hansen, Saxo Bank Head of... Show More

Bloomberg's overnight global wrap

Dan Petrie

Bloomberg's overnight global wrap. http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-04-28/u-s-stock-index-futures-climb-amid-pfizer-ge-m-a-buzz.html Show More

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A good article on the changes that took place overnight in the US

James Marlay

A good article on the changes that took place overnight in the US. The overarching theme is that the political tactics being employed by the Republicans simply do not work and the proposals that are being put forward are fiscally irresponsible. Almost more interesting than the article is the list... Show More

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