[VIDEO] This Christmas, give the gift of someone to talk to: the 24/7 counselling service that needs your help

Every week, around the clock, Kids Helpline answers 5,500 calls from Australia's children at risk. It's the only Australian service offering free, confidential, 24/7 telephone and online tertiary-...

Drivers that may impact FX volatility in 2015

The year 2015 could be an interesting one for foreign exchange (FX) markets. Why? The US is expected to implement its first rate hike since 2008, the Russian ruble is being hammered by traders due...

How FX traders are reclaiming power from their platform providers

The number of companies competing as platform providers for FX traders are many, and they’re not always structured in a way that will see their goals aligned with those of its clients. This create...

What the RBA has planned for Australia and how it will affect the Aussie dollar

At the time of writing, the Australia dollar is buying US$0.8255. The dollar last traded at these low levels in June 2010, but Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) Governor  Glenn Stevens has been quot...

[WEBINAR] Steen Jakobsen: Why I'm selling the banks, buying the mines, and avoiding dividend stocks

There are two types of economists in this world: those who generally form views at or near consensus; and those who like to bust paradigms and present alternate views. The latter, which characteri...

[VIDEO] Interview with Australian music and TV legend, Don Spencer OAM, CEO of Australian Children’s Music Foundation

In September this year, Future Generation Investment Fund (FGX) was launched, which is a no-fee listed investment company that donates a percentage of its net asset value each year to charity, wit...

[VIDEO] Why you need to ACT for kids now: our interview with Dr Neil Carrington

In September this year, Future Generation Investment Fund (FGX) was launched, which is a no-fee listed investment company that donates a percentage of its net asset value each year to charity, wit...

O India, India! Wherefore art thou India?

Data or no data, the market makes its views known on Chinese growth, global equity and commodity markets universally lower, ASX futures 8 points lower after pre-empting much of the sell-off yester...

Is this the beginning of trend USD strength?

The big news catching my eye this morning is the strength of the US dollar . While last night’s catalyst was commentary from San Francisco’s Federal Reserve, suggesting markets were not adequately...

Morning market update - 8 August 2014

US markets 0.5% lower, German DAX futures down 10% in a month, gold remains firm, RIO’s strong earnings, ASX futures down 23 points First let’s talk about Rio Tinto’s (RIO) great result and why a ...

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