6 August 2020
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Paul Keating is bleating about greedy baby boomers

In a headline hogging attack, former PM Keating has slammed baby boomers for being greedy, arguing they never would’ve tolerated what young people cop today! Is this the criticism baby boomers had to have?

Mad about Money Live!

Catch up with Peter Switzer and Paul Rickard for the latest money news locally and overseas.

Alexium creates breakthrough technology for thermal management

Alexium International Group Limited (ASX: AJX) has announced a breakthrough technology for thermal management in textile and foam-based consumer products.

5 things you need to know today

Interest rates will stay at 0.25% but the RBA predict unemployment to hit 10%, consumer confidence falls to a 14-week low, loan deferrals increase, ASX tipped to slip and MORE.

Afterpay a sell? Top stocks big gains ahead?

Fortescue CEO Elizabeth Gaines joins this week's show, along with Burman Invest's Julia Lee, Shawn and Partners' Adam Dawes and Switzer's Paul Rickard.

Predicting these five elections

There are 5 elections over the next few months and I’ll start with one up north and go through each one after that.

5 things you need to know today

$1500 pandemic disaster payments for Victorians approved by PM, Australia's gold exports could hit $40 billion if gold keeps rallying, Trump says Microsoft have until September 15 to purchase TikTok or the app will be banned in the US, ASX to rise and MORE.

5 things you need to know today

Victoria will help provide economic support measures, including paid pandemic leave, consumer confidence hits retail sector, these companies are reporting their earnings this week, ZEET stock update, ASX to open flat and MORE.

Did health authorities make the right decision about COVID-19?

Dr Ross Walker shares his criticisms about how the coronavirus pandemic has been handled.

We don’t need no Fringe Benefits Tax

Hey, politicians, leave our meals alone! For the sake of restaurants and jobs, Josh, flick the FBT and bring back the long socially-distanced lunch.

Switzer Video

A look at culture, arts, extras and things we’re following this week.
Key Account Manager at Magellan Financial Group, Emma Kirk, was asked for her book recommendations when being interviewed for our new financial platform for women, Tilly Money (if you haven’t checked it out visit www.tillymoney.com.au).
Emma said she’s currently reading a book called ‘Misbehaving’ by Richard Thaler about behavioural economics.

Emma told Tilly Money she is fascinated by learning more about “why humans act so irrationally particularly when it comes to money. The more people can understand themselves, particularly when it comes to their biases regarding decisions about money, the sooner they can overcome them!
“Master of Wine” Andrew Caillard joined Peter Switzer on The Peter Switzer Show podcast this week (listen wherever you get your podcasts!).

Caillard has held the distinction, and the privilege to sign his name off with “MW” since 1993, after passing rigorous years of testing at the Institute of Masters of Wine. 

As one of Australia’s leading wine experts, Peter couldn’t help but directly ask what Andrew’s favourite wine was. And despite all his worldly experience, Caillard pinned his favourite wine at the moment as Yangarra Grenache, which you can grab from Dan Murphy’s for $30!

Quote of the Week

"If you look around the room, and you're the smartest person in the room, you're in the wrong room."  
Lorne Michaels

Photo of the Week

“Always on bright with glittering sun” (2019) by Gria Shead on display now in Nanda/Hobbs gallery, Sydney. Gria is a Sydney painter who was invited by the Sidney Nolan Trust in the UK to do a residency at their property last year. “Always bright with glittering sun” (2019) Acrylic on linen, 48 x 58cm framed. Supplied by Nanda/Hobbs.
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