Alan Kohler

Alan Kohler is one of Australia’s most experienced business commentators. Alan has been a trusted source of investment advice to Australians for many years, and in 2005 he founded Eureka Report - Australia’s #1 online investment report. Along with Robert Gottliebsen and Stephen Bartholomeusz, Alan also founded Business Spectator, the popular business news and commentary website. Alan is the regular finance presenter on the ABC News and producer of the popular nightly graph (or two).

Greek default must equal Grexit

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The Greek sovereign debt drama is set to come to a head at the end of June, though any hope of the country defaulting within the eurozone is illusory.

The Greek tragedy approaches its climax

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A renewed atmosphere of crisis has gripped Greece, as the country grapples with its creditors, a possible default and an impatient Germany.

Kohler quizzes: Netcomm Wireless

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Alan Kohler interviews NetComm Wireless CEO David Stewart about a business that connects people with people and machines with machines.

Kohler quizzes: Netcomm Wireless

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Alan Kohler interviews NetComm Wireless CEO David Stewart about a business that connects people with people and machines with machines.

How Greece's golden age became a giant mess

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Athens embodies the contradiction between Greece's glorious, ancient history and its disastrous current predicament.

What Australian manufacturers can learn from Germany

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Australia's manufacturing industry needs to worry less about the unions and more about connecting to new markets.

Manufacturing's yellow brick road

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Software and data are on the cusp of completely transforming the global manufacturing industry, but Australia could miss out.

The war on pirates hasn't been won

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Even if rights holders can nab a few Australian offenders, they still haven't found an answer for the wave of sharing unleashed by the internet.

The Henschkes' plan to climb the hill of Grange

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After 150 years of winemaking, the Henschke family thinks it's about time its Hill of Grace Shiraz is recognised as the nation's finest tipple.

The kindness of strangers is killing copyright

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In an age of digital content creation and file sharing, our modern copyright laws may no longer be fit for purpose.

What do BHP and Rio think they're doing?

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While Rod Sims investigates Andrew Forrest's comments about collusion, perhaps it's time he found out exactly what BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto are up to.

Oh no! Don't let the US dollar start falling!

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A weakening greenback will render the Reserve Bank powerless in its quest to stop the Aussie from rising. A rate cut won't be enough.

Kohler quizzes: Covata

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Alan Kohler speaks to Covata CEO Trent Telford about the software group's new deal with Cisco.

The epic drama of Quickflix, starring Stephen Langsford

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The DVD rental and video streaming business has been on a wild ride since launching in 2004, but its founder remains relentlessly optimistic.

Hilmer and Harper are being swamped by Google and Facebook

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Oligopolies and the competition regulators continue to battle over regulation, yet it's increasingly clear that technology has done far more to increase the power of consumers.

Australia feels Fortescue's pain

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Fortescue Metals Group isn't the only loser as the iron ore price falls.

Australia's economy is in the hands of Rio and BHP

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It's not just higher cost miners suffering, both the Reserve Bank and the government are also battling the iron ore price slump.

Kohler quizzes: Redflow

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Alan Kohler interviews Stuart Smith, CEO of energy storage business RedFlow.

Is Treasury trying to go over politicians' heads?

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The tendency of politicians to debate legislation during and after election campaigns means sensible tax reform will be very difficult to achieve.

Financial regulations won't hurt honest planners

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WATCH: Alan Kohler explains why new guidelines for financial planning are needed to remove product salesman from the advice sector.

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