Mark Lister is Head of Private Wealth Research at Craigs Investment Partners
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Mark Lister: Are New Zealand shares heading towards an unwanted three-peat?
A first since the 1960s.
Mark Lister: The sharemarket is nothing like a casino
OPINION: For genuine investors, the casino comparison couldn’t be further from the truth.
Mark Lister: What’s a borrower to do if their mortgage is coming up for renewal?
OPINON: Whether to float, fix and for how long is a common question for borrowers to ask.
Mark Lister: What might the conflict in Israel mean for markets?
OPINION: Investors should take a safety-first approach and avoid making rash decisions.
Mark Lister: Don’t squander these high interest rates
OPINON: Fixed income could be about to offer some great opportunities.
Mark Lister: Why so gloomy? It’s not so bad out there
OPINION: There’s little point being an investor unless you believe things will get better.
Mark Lister: A turning point for the labour market?
OPINION: After a strong few years for the US labour market, cracks are starting to appear.
Mark Lister: Will we see a post-election sharemarket rally?
OPINION: The economic and market backdrop during any election period is always unique.
US sharemarket slump: Markets suffering from August anxiety - Mark Lister
OPINION: Mark Lister says August is typically one of the weaker months for US shares.
Mark Lister: Two simple rules for successful share investing
Opinion: If you follow these two rules, it’s hard to go wrong.
Mark Lister: Is the US dollar at risk of being dethroned?
The US dollar has been the world’s reserve currency for close to 80 years.
Mark Lister: House prices have bottomed, but where might they go from here?
OPINION: Where the new 'normal' for mortgage rates might settle.
Mark Lister: Should I pay off the mortgage, or invest that extra cash?
A paid-off mortgage will put you on the path to freedom, but it's not that black and white
Mark Lister: What if the US debt ceiling isn’t resolved?
Opinion: We’ve got the small matter of the US debt ceiling to resolve.
Mark Lister: Is a recession possible with unemployment this low?
COMMENT: The labour market is still extremely tight and wages are still rising solidly.
Mark Lister: Tax changes - why I am worried the Government will get it wrong
Opinion: Report is more complicated than it looks.
Mark Lister: Will earnings releases live up to expectations?
We might see a few results that - while fairly ordinary - are better than expected.
Mark Lister: The silver lining of higher interest rates
The investment landscape and prospective returns haven’t looked this good in years.
Mark Lister: Hipkins’ chances hinge on the economy
Fresh leadership is likely to see Labour get an initial bump in the polls.
Mark Lister: We’re beating inflation, but it’ll come at a price
OPINION: The most crucial development has been increasing evidence of slowing inflation.
Mark Lister: The pros and cons of a resurgent NZ dollar
If the positive tone continues, we’ll probably drift higher.