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Dean Morel

Don’t let the ASX take your rights!

Proposed changes will marginalise retail investors and trample ownership rights More »

Melbourne IT: One Enticingly Attractive ASX Stock

Melbourne IT (ASX: MLB) was once a dot-com darling. Now thrown on the scrap heap, Motley Fool Investment Analyst Dean Morel sees it as... More »

Investors take Industrea to the woodshed

After reported disappointing earnings Industrea (ASX: IDL) was taken out to the woodshed and mercilessly pummelled by investors on Thursday. Industrea shares fell 23 per... More »

Cochlear – when down is up

Cochlear Ltd. (ASX:COH) is up 8% after reporting a $20 million first half loss. Total revenue was up 3% to $387 million, the net... More »

One MAD stock still on our radar

For the second time since listing in 2010, Maverick Drilling and Exploration Limited has doubled its reserves. The shares jumped over 22 per cent... More »

Time to buy QBE Insurance?

With QBE Insurance Group (ASX: QBE) now trading sub $11, is it a buy? QBE, is best analysed as a potential long-term core holding. So... More »

S&P/ASX All Ordinaries Index P/E (PER) 1974-2011

The All Ordinaries long-term P/E chart closed 2011 at 12.21. Here are the last three years. What do you think? Could the Australian market... More »

Focus Investing – Part 3

In part 1 of this series I presented the case for focus investing. In part 2 I discussed the number and size of positions to hold in your... More »

Focus Investing – Part 2

In part 1 of this series I presented the case for focus investing. That is for concentrating your portfolio on your top ideas. Now... More »

Focus Investing – Part 1

Most investors focus their efforts on stock picking, but I believe that portfolio management is an equally important component of long-term investment success. By this, I mean four things:... More »

I Can’t Stand It Anymore

Billabong International Limited (ASX:BBG) wiped out yesterday, and still hasn’t come up for air. Billabong continues to get dragged against the ragged rocks of... More »

Has Macmahon constructed a solid base?

MacMahon Holdings Limited (ASX: MAH) was a shining beacon cutting through the economic fog, as it pre-announced better than expected earnings this morning. Management now... More »

Billabong International Wipes Out

Last week we had former market darling JB Hi-Fi (ASX: JBH) warning on profits. Today, Billabong International (ASX: BBG) wiped out, its shares plunging... More »

Seth Klarman’s Twenty Investment Lessons

I recently shared a partial transcript of Charlie Rose interviewing legendary value investing Seth Klarman. As I said then, Seth Klarman is one of the greatest... More »