AFR: Why one of 2017’s ASX dogs will howl in 2018

Could sifting through this year’s ASX 100 dogs unearth next year’s gems?

That’s the question posed by Hugh Dive from Atlas Funds Management, who has explored whether it’s worth using the Dogs of the Dow theory made famous by a US investor called Michael O’Higgins in his book, Beating the Dow.

National Australia Bank to slash headcount as profit breaks record

UPDATE 2-National Australia Bank to slash headcount as profit breaks record

NAB increases cash profit by 2.5 pct to A$6.64 bln * Bank flags 6,000 job cuts * High restructure costs prompt share price fall * NAB improves margins after lifting interest rates (Adds broker and analyst quotes, share price reaction) By Jonathan Barrett and Paulina Duran SYDNEY, Nov 2 (Reuters) – National Australia Bank (NAB) flagged thousands of job cuts as it posted a record annual cash profit of A$6.64 billion ($5.1 billion) on Thursday, underpinned by surging home loan volumes and higher business lending margins.

 

Torpedo Tuesday – 24 October 2017 – Seven West Media

Investors are concerned of investing in media assets as magazines and TV loose their appeal, but these beaten down stocks appear to be good value and have well-recognised brands. Hugh Dive from Atlas Funds Management takes the Quality Filter Model to Seven West Media for insight into Atlas’ thoughts on its future. Click on the Torpedo Tuesday button to launch the podcast