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What the US Interest Rate Rise Means for you

Well, after much speculation and talk, it’s finally happened, the US have raised interest rates. Here’s a few fast facts for you:  The US Federal Reserve (Fed) lifted the funds rate at its December meeting by 25 basis points

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Choppy Markets affecting you?

As you’ve probably noticed, markets have been a little choppy of late!  You may be wondering what it’s all about.  Hopefully, this will give you a basic insight into what’s been going on! The primary influences for the recent market

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Can Gambling fit in to your Financial Plan?

Do you like to have a punt? I once declined placing a bet on the Melbourne Cup and was told I was absolutely, positively UnAustralian!  I’ve never even played Two-Up on ANZAC Day… Just saying! But then, gambling on anything

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Russell Investments Market Commentary July 2012

Cick here for : Russell Investments Market Commentary July 2012 Please find attached a copy of the latest Russell Market Outlook for July 2012.           Key messages include: §  Markets to remain unsettled until there is

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Wondering what the Markets have been up to?

Update on local and international markets for the March quarter covering equities, commodities and economies

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The US Economy – still the biggest kid on the block

The recent March issue of Snapshot investigates further into the issues of The US v China, Renewed Growth and Investors’ Hopes

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