News Articles For August 2011
26/8/2020 | Back in the black for equity markets. BHP, Buffet and Bernanke: Record profits, big buys, and an ace up the sleeve?
25/8/2020 | The mortgage market is growing again! Find out what this means for the average property investor and home buyer.
Earning over $50,000 a year? Chances are you’ll have to pay the Flood Levy. Learn what the flood levy tax means for you.
Tax rates for 2011/2011 haven’t changed. However there is a shiny new Flood Levy to pay.
The Medicare levy and Medicare levy surcharge; why do both exist and what is the difference? Much of this information is sourced directly from the ATO to ensure it is up to date and accurate. You can use our Income Tax Calculator to calculate how much you have you have to pay for the Medicare Levy.
Why does the Medicare Levy exist?
Medicare is the scheme that gives Australian residents access to health care. To help fund the scheme, most taxpayers pay a Medicare levy of 1.5% of their taxable income.
24/8/2020 | Is the gold price set to tumble? Soros, Wells Fargo and Marc Faber think so. Find out why.
Understanding currency risks is vital when investing in gold. Making the wrong decision can cost you big returns.
Buy gold or buy gold miners? Do gold miners really match the returns of gold price changes?
Which is the best gold ETC on the ASX; currency risk, management fees, and liquidity discussed.
Looking for a professional fund manager to make your gold investments? Check out some of the Australian managed funds specialising in gold miners.
How and where to buy physical gold bullion and gold coins in Australia.
A comprehensive guide to buying gold in Australia; currency risks of gold, gold ETCs, how to buy gold bullion and investor resources for gold including prices and charts.
19/8/2020 | After another extremely volatile week the S&P/ASX 200 closed down 1.69% for the week following more concerns about the US economy and sovereign debt woes in the eurozone.
18/8/2020 | Sell offs today in the equities markets as investors take profits and remain cautious over uncertainty in the global economy.
17/8/2020 | More rallies today in the Aussie share market as better than expected earnings reports continue to surface out of the dust from last week’s global debt storm.
15/8/2020 | RBA cash rate forecast for September 2011 from Goldman Sachs, Westpac, CBA and ANZ. No predictions for an interest rate rise in September.
15/8/2020 | With the huge amount of volatility in share markets seen in the past week and mounting concerns about the global economy where will the RBA set rates over the next year?
15/8/2020 | Another relief rally for Aussie shares on the back of strong company earnings.
14/8/2020 | Everything you want to know about buying a property in your SMSF, how to buy, the buying process, rules and restrictions etc.