Alan Kohler is one of Australia’s most experienced economists. 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).
Australia's dependence on imported goods comes at a substantial cost. Maintaining current levels of prosperity will require a shift from volatile booms to value-adding businesses before it is too late.
In this week’s essential reading guide Kohler devises a quick fix to ballooning super charges, Gawenda charts capitalism’s new era, Bartholomeusz watches as NBN Co ups the ante and Burgess explains Hockey’s pensions debate.
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In this week's essential reading guide, Kohler braces for the NBN's D-day, Gottliebsen analyses General Motors' Australian exit, Bartholomeusz surveys the NBN wreckage and Burgess senses Abbott's political nightmare.
In this week's essential reading guide, Bartholomeusz inspects Qantas' war wounds, Burgess declares an end to the era of slogans, Gottliebsen grapples with Gonski and Kohler braces for the rise of robots.
In the latest episode of Business Accelerators we look at a company that wants to move from small residential building jobs into commercial and industrial property maintenance. But big contracts bring big financial challenges.
In this week's essential reading guide, Kohler looks at the great war between finance and technology, Gottliebsen dissects the federal government’s plans for the auto industry and Bartholomeusz chastises Joe Hockey.