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).
The US economy is set for 1.5-2 per cent growth in 2013, with housing contributing up to 1 per cent. As global policymakers try to bridge economic and political challenges with on-again, off-again fiscal policies, the question is whether other countries will make as much progress as the US.