global financial crisis

Share lending shortcomings

Among the benefits of using an SMSF as a retirement savings vehicle is the direct ownership of the fund's assets. This is not the case with public offer commercial and industry funds or... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 23 November 2013, The Australian (subscription required)

Things are grim if we need bubbles to create full employment

The global economy is facing the risk of being locked into 'secular stagnation' with recovery remaining constrained. Larry Summers and Paul Krugman are two of the most influential... Read more

Max Walsh, 21 November 2013, The Australian Financial Review (subscription required)

Warning of interest rate risks in property

During the week the International Monetary Fund joined the ranks of commentators concerned about housing property price booms resulting from easy credit and low interest rates. The IMF'... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 22 September 2013, The Canberra Times

Job market needs another revolution

Employment prospects, damaged by the GFC, will remain patchy at best, while economies lack the innovation and impetus for sustained growth. Jobs, not debt, are positioned to become the key... Read more

Max Walsh, 13 June 2013, Australian Financial Review (subscription required)

Historically low mortgage rates could trigger housing price bubble

Financial markets got it right during the week by predicting that there was a better than even chance of a reduction in the official cash interest rate. The Reserve Bank obliged with a 0.25... Read more

Daryl Dixon, 13 May 2013, The Canberra Times

The world's golden era of credit is now over

Excessive credit proved to be a hyper-destructive explosive that threatened those treading the easy credit path. Bill Gross paid his way through college playing blackjack. He founded the... Read more

Max Walsh, 18 April 2013, The Australian Financial Review (subscription only)

US equities at record high mask weak recovery

Shortly before the US markets closed for Easter, the most closely watched US equity index, the S&P 500, hit an all-time high. The previous record high was recorded in 2007. The more... Read more

Max Walsh, 4 April 2013, Australian Financial Review (subscription required)

Odd decisions make one regret Rudd’s demise

How would our political landscape look if Kevin Rudd had survived the prime ministerial coup in 2010? Like John Howard, I believe Rudd would have won the election that year and would now be... Read more

Max Walsh, 21 March 2013, Australian Financial Review (subscription required)

Bernanke's bent for openess will serve him well

After the United States left the gold standard in 1933, president Roosevelt would hold a conference from his bed with his advisers. There, he personally set a daily target for bumping up... Read more

Max Walsh, 14 March 2013, The Australian Financial Review (subscription required)

Debt the dark horse in bubble debate

Charles Gave, of GaveKel Research in Hong Kong, wrote in a note last week that roughly a quarter of the world's financial assets are in equities and three-quarters are in debt. Out of... Read more

Max Walsh, 28 February 2013, The Australian Financial Review

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Daryl and Nerida’s ABC Nightlife dates for 2017

Daryl Dixon and Nerida Cole will once again appear on ABC Nightlife Radio throughout 2017 accompanied by new show host Philip Clark.

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  • Tuesday 19 December 2017

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