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LICs: Traders versus investors for tax purposes

The ATO distinguishes between LICs, deeming some as investors for tax purposes and some as traders for tax purposes. This distinction has implications for the way dividends are sourced and capital gains are treated.

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Inside Investing, Podcast Episode #6

In Episode #6, we discuss the Future Fund versus SMSFs, Telstra’s prospects, Geoff Wilson’s outlook, ETF trends, LIC reporting and the business case for the stadium rebuilds.

Allianz

No, Gladys, build it and they won’t come

The $2.3 billion allocated by the NSW Government to rebuild two stadiums will haunt them until the next election. Focussing on Allianz Stadium, what’s the business case and will crowds increase materially when it’s rebuilt?

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Inside Investing, Podcast Episode #5

The weekly podcast covers behavioural economist and author Dan Ariely, an optimistic fund manager, a CIO profile, a thriving Aussie company, the Amazon impact and surprising tales from Kim Beazley.

ETF growth

The imposing trajectory of ETFs

ETFs offer competitive pricing and easy access for investors, plus a wide range of market exposures. EY is forecasting wider investment mandates and continuing double-digit ETF growth globally.

company floats

IPOs, information asymmetry and house prices

When it comes to company floats or IPOs, sellers know much more about the business than buyers, so before getting caught up in the euphoria of a new listing, consider what it is they know that you don’t.

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