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Explaining the EFSF Bailout Fund (European Financial Stability Fund)

Explaining the EFSF Bailout Fund (European Financial Stability Fund)

Explaining the EFSF Bailout Fund (European Financial Stability Fund)
Australian Investment Education
What is the EFSF Bailout Fund? The European Financial Stability Fund (EFSF) comprises the 16 countries that share the Euro and was established on the 9th May 2010. The objective of the EFSF is to preserve financial stability of Europe’s monetary union by providing temporary financial assistance ...

What is the EFSF Bailout Fund? The European Financial Stability Fund (EFSF) comprises the 16 countries that share the Euro and was established on the 9th May 2010. The objective of the EFSF is to preserve financial stability of Europe’s monetary union by providing temporary financial assistance to euro area member states in difficulty. The following

Chant West – Superannuation Statistics

Australian Investment Education
Chant West's research shows the median return from the 25 largest conservative funds for the 12 months to the end of February was 3.8 per cent, compared to 0.6 per cent from growth funds. Over the past five years, conservative funds returned a median 3.6 per cent a year, more than triple the ...

Chant West’s research shows the median return from the 25 largest conservative funds for the 12 months to the end of February was 3.8 per cent, compared to 0.6 per cent from growth funds. Over the past five years, conservative funds returned a median 3.6 per cent a year, more than triple the 1.1 per

The dire problem that is Europe

Australian Investment Education
This European debt situation is a rudderless ship on course to crash against the “rocks of default”! It seems like it has been months that we’ve been talking about the European sovereign debt situation, but in fact it has been years. The current problems are not a new situation that has all of ...

This European debt situation is a rudderless ship on course to crash against the “rocks of default”! It seems like it has been months that we’ve been talking about the European sovereign debt situation, but in fact it has been years. The current problems are not a new situation that has all of a sudden

Underweight – Banking Sector

Underweight – Banking Sector

Underweight – Banking Sector
Australian Investment Education
Australian Banks are classified as some of the strongest banking institutions in the world. It would be no surprise to readers that we would recommend that any half decent portfolio should incorporate exposure with the banks. They pay high dividends, are fundamentally sound and as we have ...

Australian Banks are classified as some of the strongest banking institutions in the world. It would be no surprise to readers that we would recommend that any half decent portfolio should incorporate exposure with the banks. They pay high dividends, are fundamentally sound and as we have recently experienced, were able to ride through the

Identifying when a Recession has started …

Australian Investment Education
Even while it is being played out, the market crash of August 2011 is being touted as the “Crisis of Confidence” as it was driven by investor fear following the debacle that was the United States’ debt ceiling debate. As the markets capitulated  through early August, volatility increased to a ...

Even while it is being played out, the market crash of August 2011 is being touted as the “Crisis of Confidence” as it was driven by investor fear following the debacle that was the United States’ debt ceiling debate. As the markets capitulated  through early August, volatility increased to a level never seen before, even

Will LNG replace Nuclear Energy?

Australian Investment Education
Nuclear energy has always been controversial, but the recent catastrophic events in Japan are causing a major upheaval in how our future energy may be provided. As the heroic emergency response teams slowly gain control over the deteriorating reactors, how Japan, and for that fact the rest of ...

Nuclear energy has always been controversial, but the recent catastrophic events in Japan are causing a major upheaval in how our future energy may be provided. As the heroic emergency response teams slowly gain control over the deteriorating reactors, how Japan, and for that fact the rest of the world, produce their low carbon emission