Consumer Discretionary sector

1851.384
CHANGE
+6.151 (0.33%)
20 minute delayed prices during trading hours
VOLUME
67.8M
DAY'S HIGH
1857.1
DAY'S LOW
1832.7
Consumer Discretionary COMPARED TO..

Consumer Discretionary Movement

52-week low
1706
52-week high
1847.1
52-week range
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New home loan trapForty may be the new 30 but when it comes to getting a home loan, lenders will look at you as if you're 65.

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US unemployment benefit applications diveThe number of people seeking unemployment aid in the US has plunged to the lowest level since April 2000. Ford fourth quarter earnings fallFord's net income fell to $US52 million in the fourth quarter but came out ahead of Wall Street expectations.

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Personal Finance: tips for trading shares
Sharemarket basics: A Numbers GameLooking for shares to back? You'll need all the help you can get. Investing in shares can be something of a numbers game, especially when the financial press is peppered with mention of ratios such as "dividend yield" and "earnings per share". Sharemarket basics: How to Sell SharesWhen you didn't buy your shares in the first place, it's difficult to know where to start when you want to offload them. Allison Tait finds out how best to sell, sell, sell! Learners guide: Investing OverseasInvestors looking to diversify their portfolio could explore the option of investing overseas - after all, the Australian sharemarket represents only a small percentage of the world's markets.