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Greg Butler

What do P/E ratios really mean? And do they matter?

Let's simplify and explain the ubiquitous price to rarnings ratio and more importantly, its significance to you as an ASX investor. More »

How do you choose shares that are going up? Good question!

It’s every investor’s wish – choose that low-price share that is about to set the market alight with its astounding growth. But how can... More »

Who’s the boss? It’s the one question every investor should ask

One question the ‘pros’ will almost invariably ask is “Who’s the boss?” – in other words, how good is this company’s management team? Here's... More »

Beware of the perils of swimming against the tide

Why the share market and the ocean have much in common, and the lessons we can take from learning not to swim against the... More »

How will you know when it’s time to take your profit?

What is the secret behind knowing when to sell your ASX shares? Is it all just guesswork? Or is there a science to it?... More »

Demystifying the ASX share register

For new entrants starting out on their first foray into shares, ASX listings must look more than a little confusing. Here are a few... More »

Choose your shares like you choose your partner – with your head and your heart

As an investor, you are still a human being, complete with feelings, attitudes and emotions. There is an argument for reflecting these facts in... More »

Are ASX retail shares really risky?

The spate of recent closures in some major Australian retail chains has thrown a shadow over the entire category for many investors. But are... More »

Want a better understanding of the share market? Study the past

With the ASX hitting new highs, these days a lot of investors are feeling understandably chuffed. But here's why it's worth looking to the... More »

ASX investing tips: Why “you’ve got to know when to hold ‘em”

We take a look at how a buy-and-hold strategy can reap big rewards, through case studies of 3 ASX shares including CSL Limited (ASX:... More »

What type of share market investor are you?

Financial editors and fund managers have described 4 personality types that exist amongst share market investors. Here's a closer look. More »

Would an investment in ResMed shares help you sleep better?

Why ResMed Inc (ASX: RMD) shares could be the investment you need to get a peaceful slumber and solid returns for years to come. More »