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4 stocks to watch amid pre-Trump jitters

17/01/2017 | 3:31 PM It's worth keeping an eye on these healthcare stocks, with policy uncertainty in the US and Australia combining with stewardship issues to create share price winners and losers.

The US economy in 2017: Why uncertainty is the biggest risk

17/01/2017 | 8:14 AM The Wharton School's Jeremy Siegel and the Philadelphia Federal Reserve's Patrick Harker discuss what lies ahead as the Trump administration assumes office this month.

Bond investors: Diversify or lose cash, says JPMorgan

17/01/2017 | 8:09 AM The worst is yet to come for traditional fixed-income investors, warns JPMorgan's Bill Eigen. When a bull market persists for multiple decades, it jades people's thinking.

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Stock Stories

17/01/2017 | 2:59 PM  It's worth keeping an eye on these healthcare stocks, with policy uncertainty in the US and Australia combining with stewardship issues to create share price winners and losers.

13/01/2017 | 8:37 AM  At present, patience and prudence is required of investors rather than the fear of missing out, Morningstar's Peter Warnes says.

12/01/2017 | 8:37 AM  Mars' $10.4 billion purchase of US-based pet care company VCA this week highlights the real potential for the outperformance of healthcare companies that serve our four-legged friends.

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Fund Stories

17/01/2017 | 8:11 AM  The Wharton School's Jeremy Siegel and the Philadelphia Federal Reserve's Patrick Harker discuss what lies ahead as the Trump administration assumes office this month.

17/01/2017 | 8:07 AM  The worst is yet to come for traditional fixed-income investors, warns JPMorgan's Bill Eigen. When a bull market persists for multiple decades, it jades people's thinking.

16/01/2017 | 4:26 PM  Shares in consumer staples, utilities and non-bank financial sectors are most attractive in 2017, according to the chief investment officer of Legg Mason-owned fund manager Martin Currie.

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ETF Stories

20/12/2016 | 5:33 PM  While markets have gone into fantasy mode since the US presidential election, gold has tumbled even as stocks, the US dollar, copper and interest rates have climbed substantially.

13/12/2016 | 9:25 AM  The Australian ETF market witnessed good growth and increased sophistication in 2016, and is expected to reach a market capitalisation of over $30 billion in 2017.

05/12/2016 | 8:11 AM  As significant geopolitical and economic events will continue to contribute to ongoing US market volatility, investors need to consider those companies with strong competitive advantages.

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SMSF Stories

16/01/2017 | 8:09 AM  While there are undeniable benefits to international investing, it's important to consider how offshore investments fit with investors' goals, risk tolerance, timeframe, and portfolio.

10/01/2017 | 8:01 AM  With the 1 January 2017 assets test changes now in effect, it is important retirees who may be over the new cut-off understand the implications on their age pension entitlements.

06/01/2017 | 8:13 AM  For those likely to have super balances at or over $1.6 million by 1 July 2017, it's important to understand the rules and plan well before next financial year.

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Morningstar's Peter Warnes provides investors with some much-needed counsel ahead of the Year of the Rooster, urging them to shun complacency following the shock events of 2016.
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