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Summer holidays are always a great time to catch up on reading. With that in mind, here are 10 of the most popular stories from ASX Investor Update in 2010 for investors who may have missed them first time around, or want to revisit themes and ideas.
In the latest instalment of Top Stocks, author Martin Roth says astute investors who buy quality companies, rather than worrying about the direction of the overall market, could realise some impressive long-term gains.
Independent analyst Roger Montgomery shows how to spot the difference between value and 'value traps'.
Learn how dividends and franking credits work, in this story by Owen Richards of the Australian Investors Association.
Some companies are doing a good job growing revenues, profits and dividends. Here are the companies that meet Lincoln's criteria of strong 'financial health' during the profit season. By Tim Lincoln.
Julie McKay of Leveraged Equities shows how to build a successful geared portfolio that withstands volatility.
This article by Geoff Stewart of Macquarie shows simple ways to diversify your self managed super fund (SMSF) using Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs).
Know how to improve returns and lower fees with a core/satellite portfolio strategy, in this article by Dixon Advisory's Nerida Cole.
SmartSuper's Bill Davies gives simple advice to get your SMSF in order.
Choosing the right investment structure can make a huge difference to portfolio returns, writes Kris Vogelsong of Private Portfolio Managers.
10. Best A-REIT tips
Learn how to pick the best listed property investments this article by Intelligent Investor's Greg Hoffman.
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