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3 essential stocks for the growth investor: Nufarm Limited, Boral Limited and Cochlear Limited
Although the ASX is once again at six-year highs, having recovered from its 'winter dip', there are still a number of stocks out there that offer growth at a reasonable price. Indeed, they may not trade on super-cheap valuations but, when their strong growth prospects are taken into account, they seem to offer good value and could make a positive contribution to your portfolio. Here are three such examples.
Finance News Update, what you need to know
Finance News Update, what you need to know.
$A lower on Stevens' testimony
The Australian dollar has continued lower after Reserve Bank governor Glenn Stevens said he would not rule out intervention to bring the currency lower
Hedge fund brands Argentina 'outlaws' over debt payment shift
One of two hedge funds that sued Argentina over defaulted bonds branded the country's leaders "outlaws" Wednesday after Buenos Aires moved to shift its bond payment method
Swan misled party on mining tax: minister
Former Labor treasurer Wayne Swan misled his party and ambushed the mining industry over his proposed mining tax, a former Labor resources minister says
Monaco to boast world's most expensive apartment
Monaco, home to a world famous casino and a Grand Prix, may soon add another credit to its name: host to the world's most expensive apartment.
Fed divided over upgrade of US jobs market
The minutes of a Federal Open Market Committee show a division over how much the Federal Reserve policymakers believe the US jobs market has improved.
BofA reaches $17B settlement with US
Bank of America has reached a record settlement over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 financial crisis.
Target cuts outlook as fallout lingers
Target Corp has reported a second-quarter earnings drop of 61.7 per cent, and cut its annual profit outlook again.
Argentina says it will pay all creditors
Argentina says it will pay back all its creditors as it tries to get around a US court ruling that forced the South American country into default.