This week’s episode takes the pulse of the local retail sector as earnings season draws to a close, ponders the ASX’s price query mechanism and wraps up the latest economic numbers.
- by Lucy Battersby and Dominic Powell
For investors, and central bankers, there’s an important question posed by the turbulence in financial markets last week - was that a mini “tantrum” or a preview of a more structural and historic change?
- by Stephen Bartholomeusz
Billionaire Warren Buffett encouraged investors to maintain their faith in America’s economy but his silence on some issues attracted criticism.
- by Josh Funk
A shakeup in stocks accelerated by the past week’s surge in Treasury yields has investors weighing how far a recent leadership rotation in the US equity market can run, and its implications for the broader S&P 500 index.
- by Lewis Krauskopf
A trader called The Lord of Ruin on a popular Reddit forum is behind a growing rebellion against Josh Frydenberg’s plans to water down company disclosure laws.
- by Sarah Danckert
While 2020 raged, Warren Buffett mostly held his tongue. Now, the billionaire chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway has a chance to break his silence with the release of his annual letter.
- by Katherine Chiglinsky
The ASX 200 plunged 2.4% in its worst session in six months, shedding $50 billion in the process. The fall came as rising bond yields prompted a Wall Street selloff.
- by Alex Druce
Robinhood has labelled Charlie Munger’s attack on brokerages that attract inexperienced investors as “disappointing and elitist”.
- by Katherine Chiglinsky and Hannah Levitt
For years, the US maintained the official policy that a strong dollar was good for the US and for the world.. Now it needs to rethink its currency strategy.
- by Noah Smith