The Dow Jones index is a historical relic calculated in a nonsensical manner, and the 20,000 milestone doesn’t change anything for serious investors.
As widely expected we have just seen the Fed move again – raising its Federal Funds target interest rate to the range of 0.5-0.75%. What does this mean?
Consumers could be set to foot the bill for changes to Australian currency, with prices tipped to rise if the five-cent coin is abolished.
Record levels of household debt will leave Australians vulnerable to a global economic downtown, says RBA Governor Dr Philip Lowe.
In the wake of the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States, what should Australian investors consider?
Big tax cuts and increased defence and infrastructure spending will provide an initial fiscal stimulus, but the the risk is that Donald Trump’s protectionist policies will set off a trade war.
Futures markets had a victory by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump priced in like another economic crisis but when markets opened this morning, like the win itself, expectations swung wildly to the positive.
Well we have another amazing failure of the polls and the bookies. Trump was paying $5 for a win. It’s Brexit all over again. The markets bounced two days after the Brexit sell off, will they do the same thing again? Its too cute to say “Buy” immediately but arguably this is of less impact…
It’s Trump vs. Clinton. What might the outcome, as well as all of the heated political rhetoric, mean for the global economy and financial markets?
Despite this week’s rise in the unemployment rate, permanent and temporary hiring intentions are positive for the year ahead. Which jobs are in-demand?