Upfront Investor Australian Share Market Report 25/2/11

Major concerns are being raised about the implications of a merger between the Australian Stock Exchange and the Singapore Stock exchange, and rightly so. But these concerns are being drowned out by the news of wars and political unrest that has been unfolding across the globe. What concerns me is that this turmoil may provide  […read more]

Financial literacy initiatives questioned

This week a recent interview I did with a journalist was published in the financial industry magazine titled Money Management. Financial literacy is something I am passionate about and believe our children need to be taught life skills at school and not just how to get a job. In my opinion the government keeps throwing  […read more]

Upfront Investor Australian Share Market Report 11/2/11

This week Telstra has again made headlines, but the news isn’t great. The privatization of TLS would have to go down in history as one of the worst handled cases on record. Finally an agreement has been reached for TLS to move forward with the government’s plan to have Telstra hand over the copper network  […read more]

Upfront Investor Australian Share Market Report 4/02/11

It has been widely talked about in the financial markets that historically it takes around three years for a recovery following a crisis as significant as the GFC. If this is true then why is it that financial institutions that were offered very good deals to put a lot of money into capital raisings during  […read more]