Sean O'Neill

A contributor to The Motley Fool Australia since November 2013, Sean is a keen investor and an optimist at heart. He also has a skeptical streak and a wry sense of humour that feeds on the antics of listed companies. Believing that excessive short-termedness and a lack of knowledge hurts everyday investors, Sean aims to write articles that fulfill The Motley Fool's stated goal: Helping the world invest - better. You can follow Sean on Twitter using the handle @SeanO_AU.

Why Goldman Sachs just downgraded BHP Billiton Limited shares

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Devastated: Automotive Solutions Group Ltd share price dives 57% after downgrade

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Why China could send the BHP Billiton Limited share price plummeting in 2017

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3 Australian tech shares for the watch-list

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4 Kiwi companies with big growth potential

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3 beaten-up shares I’m avoiding at today’s prices

Here’s why I’m not keen on Brambles Limited (ASX:BXB), Quintis Ltd (ASX:QIN), and Wellard Ltd (ASX:WLD). More »

4 reasons why smart investors prefer ASX share dividends to term deposits

Don’t overlook the advantages of tax-friendly companies like Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX:TLS) and Retail Food Group Limited (ASX:RFG). More »

If you sell this promising small-cap now, you might regret it

Is Nearmap Ltd (ASX:NEA) too risky? More »

2 companies to consider before Medibank Private Ltd

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3 companies you could own until 2070

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How Wesfarmers Ltd makes most of its money

Here’s what you need to know about Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES). More »

If you sell Greencross Limited now, you might regret it

Have Greencross Limited (ASX:GXL) shares got further to run? More »

2 high-paying alternatives to Medibank Private Ltd shares

Consider BWP Trust (ASX:BWP) and Genesis Energy Ltd (ASX:GNE). More »