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Sean O'Neill

Sean is a freelance contributor to The Motley Fool Australia, and is a keen investor and an optimist at heart. 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.

Woolworths still expanding in New Zealand

The grocery giant has plenty of scope for growth. More »

Retailers applaud as Xbox One and Playstation 4 are released in time for Christmas

But will they make any money from them? More »

Will Sims Metals outperform the market in 2014?

The scrap metal industry is almost the perfect business, but is it worth your investment? More »

Forge Group ends trading halt; share price plunges

Forge is back, but investors aren't happy. More »

Why big companies are rarely prosecuted by ASIC

The regulator is now under investigation by a Senate committee. More »

Forge continues trading halt

But the financial outcomes are uncertain. More »

BC Iron up 74% in six months

Investors magnetised by meteoric dividends and high iron prices. More »

iiNet founder takes a break

Should shareholders care? More »

Coles and Woolworths ACCC confrontation continues

But what impact will the consumer watchdog’s investigation really have? More »

Has Macquarie Group got big plans for 2014?

Savings of $1.2 billion on a share buyback scheme might be earmarked for expansion. More »

Myer online traffic doubles, but are appearances deceiving?

Myer doubles online sales, but double of not much is still not much. More »

Is it time to sell Sydney Airport?

This airport monopoly’s growth may have run its course. More »

Opportunity knocks for insurance companies

But the Queensland government is knocking, too. More »

Is it time to buy Forge Group?

Forge has been kicking goals with both feet. More »