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Spain here we come
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 15 NOV 2012
Australians all, let's be afraid... be very afraid. We are heading down Spain's path to ruin. This is the recent spook being peddled by Standard & Poor's - you know the one, the credit-rater who gave what later turned out to be rubbish CDO's and other ...
Time to stop the rot
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 11 SEP 2012
Looks like some partygoers have gotten lost on their way to the party - Big Ben's party, that is. Less than 24 hours after Bloomberg Businessweek published this headline, "Fed Stuck at Zero Into 2015, QE Odds Reach 99%" yesterday, screens displaying ...
Better days are getting happier
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 16 MAR 2012
They just keep on coming. One after another, they're rolling in. Exactamondo Virginia! More upside surprises came out of Uncle Sam's country last night. Better days are getting happier. Happy days are getting better. Wall Street is happy and it knows ...
PIGS!
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 DEC 2011
You're all pigs now! It's just as well that the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) cut interest rates when they did -- the RBA lowered the official cash rate to 4.25% from 4.5% yesterday. It may have taken the Financial Times report leaking that Standard ...
The good, the bad and the whatever
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 10 OCT 2011
Wake up people, there's no time to let Monday-itis get the better of us - especially not this Monday. Not when there's news a -plenty to digest. There's good news to stir the animal spirits among the bulls... bad news to keep the bears on the pounce... ...
Moody's does an S&P
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 25 AUG 2011
Ho-hum! It would have been another boring day in the markets last night were it not for the strong finish on Wall Street - and Europe. Another day, another up day as investors continue to chase the QE3 carrot that's being dangled in front of their noses. ...
China-Gillard tug o' war
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 5 JUL 2011
... Australia's coal, steel and other minerals export. But while Australian mining and resources companies are basking in the glow of China, other sectors appear to be doing it tough. One such sector is retail. The S&P/ASX 300 Retail index has slumped by ...
Planners prime legal targets for angry clients
ALISON BEVEGE  |  MONDAY, 18 APR 2011
Financial planners relying on research are sitting ducks for legal action in the wake of the Trio Capital superannuation fraud and need to protect themselves, a planner has said. In the case of the Trio Capital fraud, adviser Ross Tarrant's firm Tarrants ...
Trio victims turn on planners
ALISON BEVEGE  |  FRIDAY, 15 APR 2011
Self-managed super fund trustees left without compensation from the Trio fraud debacle have turned on their former financial advisers. About 100 investors are suing defunct financial planning firm Tarrants Financial Consultants, reportedly on the grounds ...
JMK rules
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 31 MAR 2011
Inured or undaunted? This is the question that pops in my head watching the financial markets' reaction to the current events that normally would sap optimism out of any rational human investor. Inured? Yes Virginia, you're well aware of all the troubles ...
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