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Kate O'Brien

Kate O'Brien studies commerce and finance at university and previously worked as an analyst and consultant in the finance industry. Kate inherited her interest in equities from her family of economists who applied their knowledge of economics to financial markets. Having managed her own portfolio for several years, Kate is a fan of diversity and believes in combining value and growth investing. When not researching or writing, Kate is a keen AFL fan.

Is the IOOF share price rebound a sign of things to come?

IOOF has suffered through a period of negative publicity, which has played out in its share price. But signs of a change in fortunes... More »

AFG share price dives as ACCC readies for merger review

The ACCC is preparing for its review of the proposed merger between two of Australia’s largest mortgage broking groups. More »

The cannabis collapse: ASX marijuana shares going cheap

Investors have pulled back from marijuana shares as the sector begins to mature and the adverse publicity surrounding vaping takes its toll. But has... More »

ASX shares set to benefit from infrastructure spending

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Battle lines drawn: A closer look at WiseTech vs J Capital

WiseTech Global Ltd (ASX: WTC) shares have been pummelled again as the war between the technology stock and short seller heats up. Here’s a... More »

Afterpay shares tumble: is the buy-now, pay-later party over?

Afterpay shares were hit hard last week with more a billion dollars wiped from the financial technology company’s market cap following damaging reports. Are... More »

2 ASX shares outperforming the retail downturn

Trading conditions are tougher than ever for Australian retailers, but some – like JB Hi Fi Limited (ASX: JBH) – are performing better than... More »

ASX investors unmoved by banking inquiry

ASX investors appeared unbothered by banking inquiry announcement, with shares of the big four banks like National Australia Bank Ltd. (ASX: NAB) all rising. More »

Is the AMP share price worth a second look?

AMP Limited (ASX: AMP) the bad boy of financial advice is looking to transform itself into a transparent and tech-savvy financial planning partner. Here's... More »