INSIDE MARKETSUS stocks dip on weak China, Japan data
US stocks have slipped as weak economic data from China and Japan raised questions about the growth outlook in Asia.Australian shares cap a positive week
by AAPThe share market has ended the week with a slight gain as investors remained unfazed by Russia’s incursion into Ukraine and...read more >$A still firm despite RBA testimony
by AAPThe Australian dollar continues to perform strongly ahead of widely anticipated weak US jobs data. At 1200 AEDT on Friday, the...read more >US stocks rise after upbeat jobless claims
by AAPThe S&P 500 Thursday jumped to a new record high on a mixed day for stocks as investors looked ahead to Friday’s monthly...read more >
THE DAILY WORD with Peter SwitzerWhat, me worried?
China data down and it hit BHP and Rio, but am I worried? Nope!Beware the 4% rise in interest rates
by Peter Switzer The stock market is likely to be buffeted around by the Ukraine, economic data from the USA to China (which had...read more >Putin out, jobs are in
by Peter Switzer The Putin effect has gone for the moment, but you get the feeling that this is the kind of pain in the hip pocket...read more >Great news if only someone would report it!
by Peter Switzer Good news is everywhere but it looks like newspapers simply have difficulty seeing it as being as good as it is!...read more >Stand by for a huge rally today
by Peter Switzer Stand by for a huge rally today, with what Vladimir Putin can take away, Vladimir Putin can give back. I...read more >Putin could be a wealth hazard – in the short run!
by Peter Switzer Vladimir Putin has proved to be a wealth hazard with the Dow slumping 153.68 points or 0.94 per cent to 16,168.03....read more >It's the economy versus Russia for stocks
by Peter SwitzerThis week the market battle will be between Russia and a blitzkrieg of economic data, which will rain down on the US...read more >Crazy investments – let ‘em go!
by Peter Switzer I had to fly to Brisbane for a speech early this morning and so I couldn’t wait for Wall Street to close, but...read more >What Qantas is flying into
by Peter Switzer It’s a huge day for Qantas and the Abbott Government as the company ‘fesses’ up to just...read more >Why have people been buying stocks?
by Peter Switzer Ahead of the close on Wall Street the S&P 500 was having a little difficulty getting past the all-time...read more >Joe Hockey the toast of Europe!
by Peter Switzer Stock markets headed higher overseas and the S&P 500 missed a new all-time high by a whisker, and so in simple...read more >Well done Joe! Now listen to yourself
by Peter Switzer Treasurer Joe Hockey has hogged the headlines at the G20 finance ministers’ meeting with the group of...read more >Stocks up again! What’s going on?
by Peter Switzer Two weeks ago Wall Street was diving with the Dow down about seven per cent, but again stocks headed up overnight...read more >Your wages are rising slowly but it could be good for you!
by Peter Switzer While Wall Street is having to ponder whether the USA’s recent run of economic data has been put on...read more >Ordinary day for stocks – blame the weather!
by Peter Switzer Wall Street was struggling to stay in positive territory with an hour to go before the closing bell but why...read more >Could interest rates fall?
by Peter Switzer The outlook for the Australian economy is pretty good if you listen to some economists but there are others...read more >Stock market up, Shorten down
by Peter Switzer Fortunately the stock market is set to go in the opposite direction to Bill Shorten’s and...read more >The Yanks keep buying stocks, but why?
by Peter Switzer The Yellen-boosted U-turn on the overdue correction continues with Wall Street up again, but market hardheads are...read more >Toyota job losses are tragic, but overblown
by Peter Switzer I’m sick of the Toyota story dominating the headlines. Like Akio Toyoda who runs the company,...read more >Yellen nuked the correction!
by Peter Switzer Well, I called her the most important person in the world — I meant the material world — and the new...read more >Waiting for the world’s most important person
by Peter Switzer Wall Street has lost its two-day enthusiasm for stocks but it has not turned on them either and the reason...read more >US market up despite bad jobs numbers!
by Peter Switzer The Yanks got another disappointing jobs number but Wall Street went positive, so what’s going on? And does...read more >Dow up 188 points! Dip-buyers do it again
by Peter Switzer Did I say expect volatility this year? Yes I did, and what are we getting? Volatility with a big V and it was shown...read more >Jobs will seal the fate of stocks
by Peter Switzer The local market again will be on its own with Wall Street not giving a strong lead either way, and so the focus...read more >Wall Street up but be careful of crash trash talk
by Peter Switzer The overdue correction has taken a breather but stocks will probably go lower. Doomsday specialist, Dr. Marc...read more >Dow down over 300 points – but it’s healthy
by Peter Switzer I’ve been talking about it, you know the “overdue correction”. Well, it looks like it has...read more >Huge week of revelation for stocks
by Peter SwitzerHuge week of revelation for stocksThis week should be a huge week of revelation for the stock market. Right now the...read more >What happened to the correction?
by Peter Switzer What happened to the correction? Yesterday, the Federal Reserve tapered again and Wall Street spat the dummy...read more >It still looks like the overdue correction
by Peter Switzer It’s been another bad day at the office for Wall Street with taper talk spooking stock players as the...read more >US companies doing OK
by Peter Switzer Good sense prevailed on Wall Street, after five days in a row of sell-offs but the comeback was not convincing. And...read more >