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Alan Edmunds

Long term value investor with an emphasis on small cap stocks. Always happy to talk stocks. I can be contacted on twitter @Alonzo_CTHG

2 top shares with grossed-up dividend yields of over 11% 

It’s time for dividend investors to forget the big four banks and take a closer look at FlexiGroup Limited (ASX:FXL) and Thorn Group Ltd (ASX:TGA). More »

My 4 secrets on how to catch a falling knife

Slater & Gordon Limited (ASX:SGH), Shine Corporate Ltd (ASX:SHJ) and G8 Education Ltd (ASX:GEM) have all been classed as falling knives over the last 12 months but not all... More »

Where to for CSL Limited and BHP Billiton Limited if this is the bottom for the Australian dollar?

Many investors have been jumping into CSL Limited (ASX:CSL) and BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) believing they will benefit from a falling Australian dollar, but what if this is as good as... More »

Winter’s late arrival could bring chills to shareholders of Kathmandu Holdings Ltd & Myer Holdings Ltd

Australia has just enjoyed the hottest autumn on record. While this is great for Australians who love the warmer weather, it will do no... More »

Is there a bubble in healthcare shares like Cochlear Limited? 

With Australian healthcare heavyweights CSL Limited (ASX:CSL) and Cochlear Limited (ASX:COH) hitting all-time highs, Sydney hedge fund Watermark Funds Management believes the ASX healthcare sector is setting up for a fall.  More »

5 key reasons to hold onto your Flight Centre Travel Group Ltd shares

Flight Centre Travel Group Ltd (ASX:FLT) shares have gone into a tail spin with the announcement of a profit downgrade. Long term investors should... More »

Which is the better investment: Growth or income shares? 

With bank interest rates declining, many investors may be drawn to high yielding stocks such as Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX:TLS) but that may not be the best approach. More »

Why you need to kick your blue-chip share habit 

While the S&P/ASX 100 and the S&P/ASX 50 have both fallen over the last financial year, the S&P/ASX MIDCAP50 has actually risen over 13%. It has been led higher by companies such as Domino's... More »

3 small companies that are a better investment than lithium miners

Lithium is definitely the flavour of the month on the ASX but flavours can quickly sour. I believe Paragon Care Ltd. (ASX:PGC) Melbourne IT Limited (ASX:MLB) and INGENIA STAPLED (ASX:INA)... More »

3 healthcare shares every investor needs to know about 

Healthcare is one trend ASX investors do not want to miss. Ramsay Health Care Limited (ASX:RHC) Cochlear Limited (ASX:COH) and Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corp Ltd (ASX:FPH) can help set investors on the road... More »

Why I think now is the right time to buy Rio Tinto Limited shares

Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO) looks set to finally rise from the ashes with green shoots appearing in the iron ore market.  More »

Why ASX gold miners can continue to head higher  

With Newcrest Mining Limited (ASX:NCM) up 25% and EVOLUTION FPO (ASX:EVN) up 50% in the past month, now may just be the perfect time to consider adding gold to your portfolio.  More »

3 ASX shares near 52-week highs with room to run harder

Westfield Corp Ltd (ASX:WFD) McMillan Shakespeare Limited (ASX:MMS) and Challenger Ltd (ASX:CGF) have recently hit 52-week highs but they look set to charge even... More »

Roll up, Roll up: For some top share investment ideas

The collapse of ABC learning has deterred many investors from considering rollups, now might just be the time to take another look at the likes of Greencross Limited (ASX:GXL). More »