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27/06/2017 | 4:25 PM  These three smaller companies in disparate sectors present interesting investment opportunities at their recent valuations.

23/06/2017 | 8:46 AM  While global markets are not about to implode, Morningstar's Peter Warnes believes ETFs could create pressure points when markets ultimately correct.

23/06/2017 | 8:17 AM  While their defensive characteristics may make them attractive, investors should look at the current valuations of ASX-listed infrastructure plays before splashing out.

21/06/2017 | 1:42 PM  Amazon's proposed $18bn Whole Foods acquisition in the US further supports Morningstar's view on an impending Australian retail shake-up.

21/06/2017 | 9:53 AM  With many analysts saying US and Australian markets are overvalued, investors are looking elsewhere for better value.

20/06/2017 | 10:53 AM  Who is selling and who is managing the process are among key questions you need to ask when weighing up an Australian initial public offering.

16/06/2017 | 10:12 AM  Sticking to his guns on Australian economic assumptions and Australian-Chinese economic risk, Peter Warnes also discusses US interest rates and concentration contagion.

09/06/2017 | 8:46 AM  Australia had better hope China's debt burden does not trigger a sharp slowdown in its growth, Morningstar's Peter Warnes says.

02/06/2017 | 8:46 AM  The federal government is showing the same symptoms presently afflicting the Australian consumer--record debt, rising expenses, and below-trend income growth.

31/05/2017 | 8:46 AM  While the travails of Australia's "big four" banks in the face of the new Budget's levy has dominated recent financial news, this other major financial institution is delivering earnings growth to drive shareholder returns.

29/05/2017 | 8:46 AM  Morningstar's Model Income Equity Portfolio pulls together a strong line-up of quality Australian stocks, many of which Morningstar regards as holding economic moats.

29/05/2017 | 8:46 AM  Thanks to data-matching software and a link-up with share registries, the ATO can see all your share transactions going back to 1985.

26/05/2017 | 8:46 AM  Morningstar's Peter Warnes looks at a handful of stocks he believes investors can collect in order to benefit from Australia's ageing demographic.

23/05/2017 | 8:46 AM  International share ownership among Australian investors is rising, but domestic exchange-listed companies are still preferred, according to a new study from Deloitte and the ASX.

19/05/2017 | 8:46 AM  Politicians need to realise capital is mobile and labour is becoming increasingly so, particularly for those in the upper-wage high-tax brackets, Morningstar's Peter Warnes says.

19/05/2017 | 8:46 AM  Investors should always choose carefully when it comes to resources stocks, using Morningstar's moat ratings as a guide to the sector's superior businesses.

18/05/2017 | 8:46 AM  Amid macroeconomic talk of reflation and synchronised global growth, companies in cyclical industries have outperformed, according to Bennelong Australian Equity Partners.

12/05/2017 | 8:46 AM  The Treasurer's warning to the big banks against passing the budget levy impost on to customers shows he doesn't understand how the banking system works.

11/05/2017 | 8:46 AM  The Federal Budget should have a positive effect on Australian healthcare companies, with the changes to Medicare rebates and pathology and imaging bulk-billing a shot in the arm for the sector.

11/05/2017 | 8:46 AM  With Aussie businesses spending a record $3.87 billion on software in the December 2016 quarter alone, several ASX-listed companies are set to continue reaping the benefits.

11/05/2017 | 8:46 AM  Prices will move around, but it gets incrementally harder for market prices to push further and further away from the fundamental drivers of the market.

10/05/2017 | 8:46 AM  If unable to pass on costs associated with the proposed 6 basis-point levy, bank profits and dividends could dive 4 to 5 per cent, in a significant hit to shareholders and customers.

10/05/2017 | 8:46 AM  Australian banks will wear a new levy on liabilities to partly fund the unwinding of spending cuts in what is viewed as an overtly political budget.

09/05/2017 | 8:46 AM  The Commonwealth Bank reports a $2.4-billion unaudited third-quarter cash profit on the back of solid income growth, cost discipline, and sound credit quality.

09/05/2017 | 8:46 AM  Markets heave a sigh of relief as Emmanuel Macron's election lays to rest fears of a French exit from the European Union.

08/05/2017 | 8:46 AM  Australia's oldest bank delivers an in-line half-year cash profit of $4 billion, following a standout performance from its institutional business.

05/05/2017 | 8:46 AM  Macquarie's full-year dividend surprises on the upside after the investment bank records a better-than-expected annual net profit of $2.2 billion.

05/05/2017 | 8:46 AM  Ahead of Tuesday's federal budget, Morningstar's Peter Warnes is finding it a challenge to be enthusiastic about Australia's economic outlook.

04/05/2017 | 8:46 AM  The major bank delivers a 2.3 per cent rise in half-year profit and a steady 99-cent dividend for the half year to the end of March, broadly in line with Morningstar's expectations.

02/05/2017 | 8:46 AM  ANZ delivers a 23 per cent increase in cash profit and a steady dividend for the first half of FY17 as the bank continues to progress with its strategic transformation.

02/05/2017 | 8:46 AM  Australia's largest supermarket retailer's 3Q17 sales figures show momentum has held up, with its core food division up 5.6 per cent to $9.2 million, from $8.8 million in the same period 2016.

02/05/2017 | 8:46 AM  These two companies with large theme park operations have faced significant challenges in recent times. Morningstar senior equity analyst Brian Han explains how they've fared.

01/05/2017 | 8:46 AM  Despite the slightly disappointing results of a European medical treatment trial, Morningstar maintains its positive outlook for this oncology-focused medical device company.

27/04/2017 | 8:46 AM  What investors can expect from Morningstar's roll-out of its star rating methodology across Australian and New Zealand stocks, as explained by the regional director of equity research, Adam Fleck.

28/04/2017 | 8:46 AM  The looming structural shift in Chinese demand for iron ore and coal will have a monumental effect, while fundamental differences in the way oil and gas are consumed versus mined commodities should see demand stay higher for longer.

28/04/2017 | 8:46 AM  Morningstar's Peter Warnes looks at a company which, like TPG Telecom, possesses a long-term strategic focus leveraged to Australia's population growth.

27/04/2017 | 8:46 AM  The rush of companies raising capital on the ASX to cultivate medicinal cannabis is likely to continue, given a high unmet need for effective pain management.

26/04/2017 | 8:46 AM  Research shows that how a stock reacts to company news in turn affects the company's decision-making in a sort of feedback loop.

24/04/2017 | 8:46 AM  Both companies are leaders in their respective fields of mining and gas production, but Morningstar anticipates quite different earnings patterns for 2017 and beyond.

24/04/2017 | 8:46 AM  The narrow moat-rated Coke bottler has downgraded its earnings forecast for fiscal 2017. But does this mean that investors should bail out of the stock?

24/04/2017 | 8:46 AM  With the federal government aiming to wind back healthcare spending, there are some quality stocks now trading at a discount to their fair values.

20/04/2017 | 8:46 AM  TPG Telecom CEO David Teoh's mobile spectrum purchase is illustrative of long-term vision, given the likely growth in Australia's population over the next 50 years.

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