INSIDE MARKETSBlue chips lead Aust share market down
The Australian share market is trading lower as global markets fear an early end to the US's economic stimulus program.US stocks fall as strong GDP report boosts
by AAPUS stocks have declined again after surprisingly good US economic growth in the third quarter raised expectations the Federal...read more >US stocks fall again on Fed tapering fears
by AAPUS stocks have fallen for a second day in a row as speculation increased that the US Federal Reserve will soon scale back its...read more >Australian shares close lower
by AAPThe Australian share market fell heavily in afternoon trade after starting the day flat.Business news was marked by the dramatic...read more >
THE DAILY WORD with Peter SwitzerCurses! More good US economic news!
Bloody good US economic news, so why is Wall Street dropping?We’re in the ‘dunno zone’ but don’t worry
by Peter Switzer Wall Street, and in reality most investors, are now in what I call the “dunno zone”, where the...read more >Good news bad for stocks!
by Peter Switzer I know it will sound weird to a normal person but the US is getting a run of good news and it’s driving stock...read more >Santa Claus vs. The Correction
by Peter Switzer A market movie is evolving and it will follow in the worst traditions of some the lamest films of all time. In...read more >America’s Thanksgiving was no turkey!
by Peter Switzer As we wait to see what Wall Street - this most watched icon for global stock markets — spits up for us this...read more >Do you still call Qantas home?
by Peter Switzer Like most Australians, I have an affection for Qantas. For ten years I did the airline’s Talking...read more >Don’t worry, keep buying stocks!
by Peter Switzer One of the traps of being on TV talking business is that you get bailed up in the street and asked, what do you...read more >Where is the bad news?
by Peter Switzer Wall Street again flirted with all-time high territory as not one scary thing has emerged to change the...read more >Bubble talk hot air
by Peter SwitzerOne of the greatest challenges for the Reserve Bank Governor, Glenn Stevens, is how does he get the Oz dollar down...read more >Get used to the wall of worry
by Peter Switzer The stock market keeps going higher defying theory, experts, fund managers and experienced investors. Overdue...read more >Ask the Dirty Harry question
by Peter Switzer Do you get a sense that this rally in stocks, especially in the USA, is getting a little crazy? The Dow is above...read more >Dow 16,000 is HUGE!
by Peter Switzer Correction cursers were given a good old Wall Street kick in the pants overnight with the Dow Jones Index...read more >The US patient lives! Now let him stand on his own two feet!
by Peter Switzer Brace yourself for a bit of overdue negativity on the stock market with Wall Street reacting badly to the good news...read more >What are we waiting for? Tapering!
by Peter SwitzerWhat are we waiting for? Tapering? When do we want it? Ah, that’s not easy to answer, but it would be great if it...read more >Should you listen to Carl Icahn and other big mouth hotshots?
by Peter Switzer Carl Icahn, one of the world’s biggest whales when it comes to investing, says he’s “very...read more >Time to tune up the economic crystal ball?
I was struck by a recent address to the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) by one of the best-connected businessmen...read more >Will Hockey be a hit at the debt ceiling Tea Party?
by Peter Switzer The local stock market is bound to respond positively to Wall Street’s lead over the weekend —...read more >Yellen yelled out her market message loud and clear
by Peter Switzer If there’s a reason out there to sell stocks, you were never going to get it from the new Fed boss, Janet Yellen,...read more >World's most powerful woman
by Peter Switzer When the most powerful woman in the world speaks, the world listens and that’s about to happen tomorrow. It partly...read more >Why Joe Hockey wants more cash
By Peter Switzer With Wall Street and, therefore, our market trapped between the optimism of a higher stock market, an improving global...read more >Will November be a ‘curl the mo’ month for stocks?
by Peter Switzer It was Veteran’s Day in the USA and while the bond market closed for Wall Street it was business as...read more >Stocks surge! Could QE3 not be a dud?
by Peter Switzer What a surprise — the USA got great economic news with a terrific jobs report and Wall Street headed higher...read more >When good news in the USA is bad news!
by Peter SwitzerTwitter has spiked over 70% on its first day on the NYSE but it did not help stocks avoid a bad day at the office....read more >Here's the strategy – forget about a correction!
by Peter Switzer The Dow hit record highs ahead of Twitter listing on the New York Stock Exchange. The starting price...read more >Will the silly season bring serious returns?
by Peter Switzer With that silly Australian Cup Day over for another year, which incidentally I enjoy immensely, we now have to...read more >Punting on Gai’s Cup, or will it be Singo’s?
by Peter Switzer With Wall Street still not confident to gamble on a rally, but not negative enough to affect the overdue...read more >It’s Cup party time
by Peter Switzer The silly season starts on Tuesday with the running of the Cup at Flemington and it’s not because a lot of...read more >Spooky stuff for Halloween
by Peter Switzer Wall Street ended lower after being up for most of the session as the optimists who think stocks will go...read more >Market could be spooked by Friday the 13th!
by Peter SwitzerThe big market news is that there is no news about when the US Federal Reserve will start tapering its $85...read more >Another market guru talks correction coming
By Peter Switzer Not so great economic news and the expected Congressional debt/deficit drama in Washington has created the...read more >