Buying and selling

Melco Crown to delist in HK
James Packer's Macau joint venture Melco Crown Entertainment plans to delist from the HK exchange as the gambling hub records its first casino revenue fall
No more changes to jobs data in 2014
The bureau of statistics will accept all recommendations of a review into its jobs data, but won't make any changes to its methodology this month.
How are redundancy payments taxed?
How are redundancy payments taxed?
Bonus shares - what's really in a bonus?
Free shares sound great, and appear an incredible act of generosity on the part of the company and a wonderful benefit to the shareholder. But what’s really in a bonus?
Alternative energy sector set for growth
If you believe renewable energy such as solar, wind, thermal, wave and natural gas is set for rapid growth, here’s a retail managed fund called Global Smart Energy fund from Australian Ethical.
Dividend hunting
For many investors, retirees and those not receiving a regular pay packet in particular, share dividends are more important than share prices.
Girl power: are women better investors?
Take away testosterone from equities and what do you get? Possibly a better investor.
Share floats: sink or swim
Buying into a new listing may be a blessing or a burden.
A punt on the money
What's a dollar, pound or euro really worth? Peter Freeman finds out.
Online investing: the lowdown
Competition among online brokers means it has never been easier to buy and sell shares. Peter Freeman explains what factors you should consider when choosing.