Low interest rates boosting shares

The US share indices have reached new highs but the Australian market, despite touching a six-year high this week, is still around 20 per cent below its previous highs. Understanding why... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 27 July 2014, The Canberra Times

Making plans for top-heavy future

Many Australians are now wondering about the outcome of the May federal budget proposals. Even with the repeal of the carbon tax achieved, it's unclear how many and which of the savings... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 21 July 2014, The Canberra Times

Choosing betwixt property and shares

Last week's Asset Check prediction that the coming year should be another good one for investors brought queries about when and how this might change. Surely, one reader asked, if all... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 13 July 2014, The Canberra Times

Here We Go Again

For the first time since 1993 a basket of six globally significant financial asset indicators has rallied in unison for the first half of the year.Read more

Max Walsh, 10 July 2014

This crisis started at home, not with the banks

Economics remedies for the global financial crisis concentrated on fixing the supply of credit. The real problem was credit demand. Maximilian Walsh The Economic and Monetary Union of the... Read more

Max Walsh, 12 June 2014, The Australian Financial Review (subscription required)

Stop You Are Going the Wrong Way

The central banks of the European Monetary Union and China both tweaked their monetary policies this week in order to inject a touch more stimulus into their troubled economies. At the same... Read more

Max Walsh, 11 June 2014

Mispriced Debt: Getting Worse, Not Better

Australia managed to dodge the worst of the global financial crisis largely because we held tightly onto China’s coat tails. China launched two massive stimulus programs, one in 2008... Read more

Max Walsh, 6 June 2014

Putin faces a Pyrrhic victory in Crimea vote

Max Walsh, 14 March 2014, The Australian Financial Review (subscription required)

Is China's economy headed for a hard landing

Max Walsh, 27 February 2014, The Australian Financial Review (subscription required)

Enough green bottles are falling off the wall: Let's not push 'em

There's a crisis facing the Australian economy, and our new government has shown few signs of being capable enough to rescue it. Ten green bottles . . . Well, not quite 10. But... Read more

Max Walsh, 12 December 2013, The Australian Financial Review (subscription required)


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