Episodes
Wednesday 19 June 2024 The Reserve Bank keeps interest rates on hold and strikes a more pessimistic tone about the outlook for inflation.  And more, including: There could be big changes for the BNPL industry including the potential for a surcharge on purchases Australia climbs the competitiveness rankings Johnson & Johnson hit with new multi-billion dollar lawsuit over talc Plus don’t miss the latest episode of How Do They Afford That? - five ways to budget your money. Get the...
Published 06/18/24
Published 06/18/24
The Reserve Bank board yesterday left interest rates on hold at 4.35% - no surprises there. But the language used, and the fact that they talked about a rate HIKE, certainly raised a few eyebrows.Diana Mousina, Deputy Chief Economist at AMP, talks to Sean Aylmer about the RBA meeting and the outlook for interest rates. Find out more: https://fearandgreed.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 06/18/24
This is the Fear and Greed Afternoon Report - everything you need to know about what happened in the markets, economy and world of business today, in just a few minutes. Rates on hold ASX jumps 1pc Warnings on social media Bureaucrats get a pay rise NSW budget spending Find out more: https://fearandgreed.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 06/18/24
Tuesday 18 June 2024 Australians will be able to visit China without a visa as old wounds start to heal.  And more, including: Politicians get a pay rise Social media is set to take over from television as the main source of news, across age groups Bank sacks employees for allegedly faking work Plus don’t miss the latest episode of How Do They Afford That? - 10 financial mistakes to avoid. Get the episode from APPLE, SPOTIFY, or anywhere you listen to podcasts. Find out more:...
Published 06/17/24
The big four banks have had a pretty remarkable run lately, led by the Commonwealth Bank's record high share price. Many analysts say the banks are now too expensive… so why then are investors still interested?Nathan Zaia, Senior Equity Analyst at Morningstar, talks to Sean Aylmer about the outlook for the banks, their share prices and dividends.This is general information only. You should seek professional advice before making investment decisions. Find out more:...
Published 06/17/24
This is the Fear and Greed Afternoon Report - everything you need to know about what happened in the markets, economy and world of business today, in just a few minutes. Banks shine again Iron ore falls Surgeons paid most Dutton preferred over Albanese Tax hit for NSW land owners Find out more: https://fearandgreed.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 06/17/24
Monday 17 June 2024 Banks will be forced to make it easier for home borrowers to shift lenders, as auction clearance rates rebound.  And more, including: The share market has turned into a barbell market, with big winners, big losers and not much in between Australia’s first Bitcoin ETF to debut on ASX And China says relations with Australia are back on track Plus don’t miss the latest episode of How Do They Afford That? - 10 financial mistakes to avoid. Get the episode from APPLE,...
Published 06/16/24
This is Fear and Greed - The Week Ahead, where Sean Aylmer and Stephen Koukoulas discuss the major events, reports and releases that provide insight into the economy this week (with a look back at the events of last week too). Find out more: https://fearandgreed.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 06/16/24
There’s just under five months until the US presidential election - and there’s plenty of anticipation about what the outcome will mean for markets, and the broader US economy.Dr Kevin Hebner, Global Investment Strategist at Epoch Investment Partners, joins Sean Aylmer from New York to examine the differences between Trump and Biden for markets, trade and investors.This is general information only. You should seek professional advice before making investment decisions. Find out more:...
Published 06/16/24
Guest: Tony Nash, co-founder and then-CEO of Booktopia Original publication date: February 21, 2021 Original description: Sean Aylmer speaks to Tony Nash, co-founder and CEO of Booktopia, about the huge growth of the company over the last 17 years, culminating in its public listing in 2020. Update: Booktopia's shares are in a trading halt, with concerns over the outlook for the business following three years of losses. Find out more: https://fearandgreed.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener...
Published 06/15/24
Sean Aylmer and Michael Thompson go head to head on the top business stories of the week, with Adam Lang adjudicating. Find out more: https://fearandgreed.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 06/14/24
This is the Fear and Greed Afternoon Report - everything you need to know about what happened in the markets, economy and world of business today, in just a few minutes. ASX falls Wind, solar tricky Mental health cases soar Musk’s $US48b pay Trump wants to cut corporate taxes Find out more: https://fearandgreed.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 06/14/24
Friday 14 June 2024 The unemployment rate falls to four per cent as nearly 40,000 jobs were created last month.  And more, including: Qantas to buy the rest of Trip-A-Deal  The merger of Chemist Warehouse and Sigma Pharmaceutical hits a significant speedbump And the International Energy Agency warns of a ‘staggering’ surplus of oil by the end of the decade Plus don’t miss the latest episode of How Do They Afford That? - 10 financial mistakes to avoid. Get the episode from APPLE, SPOTIFY,...
Published 06/13/24
When we last spoke to Luke Hampshire, co-founder and CEO of Airly, the private jet travel business was focused on provided access to leased aircraft. This week, Airly acquired its own jet - the first in an ambitious expansion plan. Luke Hampshire, co-founder and CEO of Airly, talks to Sean Aylmer about who's flying, where they're flying to, and why more people are finding it appealing. Find out more: https://fearandgreed.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 06/13/24
This is the Fear and Greed Afternoon Report - everything you need to know about what happened in the markets, economy and world of business today, in just a few minutes. ASX ends hgher Wall Street hits high Accounting firms need more scrutiny CSR to delist Age limit on social media Find out more: https://fearandgreed.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 06/13/24
Thursday 13 June 2024 Dozens of companies desert the ASX, as the biggest local businesses look to list overseas.  Unions to test BHP on same job, same pay rules Local winemakers have sold $86m of wine to China since tariffs were dropped And the three biggest tech companies in the US are now worth the same as Australia’s residential property market and superannuation system combined Plus don’t miss the latest episode of How Do They Afford That? - 10 financial mistakes to avoid. Get the...
Published 06/12/24
Apple has finally revealed how AI will be integrated into its products - and investors loved it, sending the tech giant's share price up 7% in the next 24 hours.Stephen Fenech, editor of TechGuide.com.au, was at the Apple keynote speech at Cupertino, and talks to Sean Aylmer from the US about what it all means for consumers. Find out more: https://fearandgreed.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 06/12/24
This is the Fear and Greed Afternoon Report - everything you need to know about what happened in the markets, economy and world of business today, in just a few minutes. Miners lead market lower Petrol prices rise Apple deal with ANZ Guzman float President’s son found guilty Find out more: https://fearandgreed.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 06/12/24
Wednesday 12 June 2024 Australia’s financial regulators have warned that people are falling behind in mortgage repayments.  And more, including: Private equity group Bain bids for one of Australia’s bigger retailers Singapore Airlines offers compensation for passengers injured in turbulence And Apple unveils its AI product for smartphones Plus don’t miss the latest episode of How Do They Afford That? - 10 financial mistakes to avoid. Get the episode from APPLE, SPOTIFY, or anywhere you...
Published 06/11/24
Australia is in the midst of a transition to renewables, with coal-fired power plants being phased out, and more wind and solar projects coming on line. But as we push towards net zero by 2050, there's a big gap that needs to be filled by gas.Samantha McCulloch, Chief Executive of Australian Energy Producers, talks to Sean Aylmer about the role of gas in the transition to renewable energy.Australian Energy Producers is a supporter of Fear & Greed Find out more:...
Published 06/11/24
This is the Fear and Greed Afternoon Report - everything you need to know about what happened in the markets, economy and world of business today, in just a few minutes. Widespread selling AGL spends up Iron ore miners tumble Dutton won’t name target Japanese sell Aussie bonds Find out more: https://fearandgreed.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 06/11/24
Tuesday 11 June 2024 Some of Australia’s bluest blue-chip companies, including Telstra, Woodside and Woolworths, are among the worst performing stocks on the ASX.  And more, including: The fight over energy policy heats up Australians hold China in low regard despite two years of better relations  And business class airfares are getting cheaper Plus don’t miss the latest episode of How Do They Afford That? - all about deciding your money priorities. Get the episode...
Published 06/10/24
Not understanding how crypto works is still the major barrier to investing, according to new research by Finder and global crypto exchange Coinbase.John O'Loghlen, Managing Director - APAC at Coinbase, talks to Sean Aylmer about improving investor understanding, and the need for regulatory certainty.This is general information only - you should seek professional advice before making investment decisions Find out more: https://fearandgreed.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy...
Published 06/10/24
Monday 10 June 2024 Nine chair Peter Costello steps down after his altercation with a journalist last week.  And more, including: Guzman Y Gomez to raise more than $300 million when it lists Investors rush for Australia’s first ever green bond And the world’s most precious stamp collection to go on sale Plus don’t miss the latest episode of How Do They Afford That? - all about deciding your money priorities. Get the episode from APPLE, SPOTIFY, or anywhere you listen to...
Published 06/09/24