Is Woolworths run as Australia’s best retailer over?

Woolworths (ASX: WOW) shocked the market on Tuesday when it reported its slowest quarterly sales growth for twelve years – all the more shocking after Wesfarmers (ASX: WES) reported fantastic sale...

JB Hi-Fi is up almost 10% today – has the worst finally passed?

It’s been a rough year for JB Hi-Fi (ASX: JBH) shareholders after seeing the stock trade above $22.00 in January, only to drop to below $15.00 in recent weeks. This has come despite a sustained lo...

Arrium is down 77% since February – time to buy or is there more pain to come?

The collapse in the iron ore price has claimed its highest profile in Arrium (ASX: ARI) which has plummeted well beyond what other iron ore miners have seen. ARI is the old OneSteel Ltd that was o...

Why Rio Tinto will never be taken over

The big headline this week was the news that Glencore had approached the Rio Tinto (ASX: RIO) board about a friendly deal which, if consummated, would result in the biggest mining company in the w...

Is this the end for Myer?

Facing losing sales to online competitors and big foreign labels finally entering Australia, it’s been a very rough ride for shareholders since this stock floated at $4.10 at the end of 2009. At $...

Has rare earth miner Lynas Corp dug themselves a hole they can't get out of?

Former market darling Lynas Corp (ASX: LYC) , a company with a market capitalisation of $5.5bn back in 2011, is very much a symbol of the irrational exuberance of the resources boom. In response t...

The iron ore price is plummeting – is it time to sell BHP and RIO?

The price of iron ore, which happens to be Australia’s biggest export (and the discussion about what this might mean for the budget deficit is a story for another day), last night reached a price ...

Qantas just reported a $2.8 billion loss – so why are its shares up 21%?

Undoubtedly one of the worst results during reporting season came from terminal basket case Qantas (ASX: QAN) which has faced an appalling environment in recent years – such as a capacity war with...

Telstra's had an incredible run: should you buy, hold or sell?

A return of ~150% in Australian shares is not an easy one to replicate. But selling out of a share before it does just that is when it really hurts. We've all been there – even the Future Fund has...

Why people are selling BHP Billiton today

Leading into BHP Billiton's (ASX: BHP) results announcement yesterday it was pretty clear that investors were looking for two things: Confirmation of the demerger – which had so far been applauded...

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