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Investing Topics: Australia

BHP Group: Trade War Winner

By Roger S. Conrad on May. 22, 2019

Trade wars are wealth destroyers. The longer these disputes continue and the more actions governments take, the greater the danger of severe damage to the economy and stock market. There are, however, a handful of companies in position to actually win from this worst case.

Rumble Down Under: The Battle over AGL Energy’s Liddell Power Plant

By Roger S. Conrad on Oct. 12, 2017
Rising electricity and natural-gas prices in Australia have padded AGL Energy's bottom line and contributed to tensions surrounding the company's long-standing plan to close the Liddell coal-fired power plant in 2022.

A New Deal

By Roger S. Conrad on May. 14, 2017
A new deal with regulators and ample investment opportunities to meet de-carbonization goals make this international utility a winner.

Abundant Bargains Abroad

By Roger S. Conrad on Oct. 4, 2014
Many of the stocks in the Aggressive Income Portfolio and Conservative Income Portfolio trade below our buy targets. And eight of my Top 10 DRIPs are also at ideal entry points. Some of the best buys right now are outside the US, largely because the greenback has surged against many currencies this year. Two factors support this strength: Slowing economic growth in China, which has pressured the currencies of commodity-exporting countries; and a US economy that has gained steam, enabling the Federal Reserve to rein in quantitative easing at a time when the European Central Bank plans to start buying bonds.

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