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).
With reports the government is considering switching construction of three warfare destroyers from its own shipbuilder in Adelaide to UK owned BAE, this video with Simon Cowan from the Centre for Independent Studies investigates why Australia's defence spending needs to be re-examined.
In this week's essential reading guide, Kohler looks at the retirement village industry, Gottliebsen weighs up the union inquiry and Bartholomeusz analyses the Murray financial inquiry's interim report.
In this week's essential reading guide, Kohler looks at John Edwards' take on the mining boom, Bartholomeusz eyes the future crisis at Australia Post, and Burgess asks if the 'religious left' pose a threat to Tony Abbott.
In this week's essential reading guide Kohler spies a federal budget death wish, Gottliebsen calls time on political deceit, Bartholomeusz illuminates BHP Billiton's sale strategy and Pickering investigates whether a housing downturn has arrived.
In this week's essential reading guide Kohler maps the road back from a decade of fiscal incompetence, Gawenda confronts a historic turning point for Australia, Bartholomeusz digs into ANZ Bank's results and Gottliebsen interprets a swelling of middle class discontent.
In this week’s essential reading guide Bartholomeusz asks whether scale should be front of mind for gold miners, Burgess explains Australia's import addiction, and Pickering puts Canberra's immigration planning under the microscope.