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End of the game for Toys 'R' Us

Lessons from the endgame for Toys ‘R’ Us

After failing to secure a buyer, Toys ‘R’ Us Australia is set to close down all of its toy and baby goods stores. The company has struggled globally against intense online competition.

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Why dividend yields in Australia are so high

Australian companies have a long and frustrating history of wasting billions of dollars of capital on overseas dreams, and institutional investors should be taking a harder line to protect their capital.

key attributes of great companies

Three key attributes of great companies

The attributes of great growth companies are not all contained within the numbers that look at the recent past. Investors need to analyse the industry growth trajectory, the barriers to entry, and the corporate culture.

income investors

Redefining risk for income investors

Many ‘baby boomer’ retirees contemplating decades of retirement prefer a sustainable lifestyle based on a steady income that keeps up with inflation. New perceptions of risk are required to meet such income demands.

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Should you be a value or growth investor?

The idea that stocks should be divided into growth and yield categories diverts us from fundamentals. Intrinsic value eventually manifests in higher cash flow, whether or not share price appreciation anticipates it.

Choosing the right managed account

10 tips for choosing a managed account

Choosing the right managed account can be achieved more effectively by checking certain key features including fee structures, investment strategies, independence, performance and risk metrics.

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