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Peter Switzer

Peter Switzer is one of Australia’s leading business and financial commentators, launching his own business 20 years ago. The Switzer Group has since grown into three successful companies spanning media and publishing, financial services and business coaching. Peter is an award-winning broadcaster, twice runner-up for the Best Current Affairs Commentator award for radio, behind broadcaster Alan Jones.

23 May 2020
An ode to millennials: why there have been three “once in a lifetime collapses” in 20 years

A young staff member of mine wrote a piece titled, “I’m 23 and I’ve lived through three ‘once in a lifetime’ economic collapses – why?” As a gift, I had a crack at answering this question.

22 May 2020
Casual workers to get sick leave and holiday pay. Next stop: the dole queue

What were the judges in the Federal Court smoking? Their decision to give permanent employee entitlements to casual workers could ruin small businesses suffering under COVID-19 or kill casual jobs.

21 May 2020
The economic story is shocking but will the next episode have a scary or happy ending?

Current scary data has been expected. It’s the data ahead that will determine your job, your super and your house price.

20 May 2020
The Mask: now that’s a sensible COVID-19 strategy

Will wearing a mask transform rule breaking Aussies into helpful contributors to our economic comeback?

19 May 2020
It’s huntin’ season for bears. Might be time for doomsdayers to confess to their boo-boos!

Overnight on Wall Street, we saw the stock market give the big finger to depression tipsters and “there will be blood” doomsters! But can this rip roaring rally be trusted?

18 May 2020
Is it time to buy bank shares?

In a surprising revelation, it looks like our banks aren’t as badly exposed to the Coronavirus as first thought. This raises the question: is it buy time for the banks?

16 May 2020
Kiyosaki and Dent say doom is coming. Does it pay to believe them?

I’ve spoken to a few pessimists in the property market this week, and it made me realise that yes, you can make money out of being negative. More importantly, it confirmed to me that you can make even more money from being positive!

15 May 2020
You can’t trust these job numbers, thank God!

If it wasn’t for JobKeeper, the unemployment number would have been a lot worse. The Government will need to be judicious about when they call it off.

14 May 2020
With bad and scary news everywhere, I'm spotlighting the positive!

Anyone who follows me won’t be surprised that I’m shining the light on the positive news that’s out there. Going to the dark side has absolutely no value.

13 May 2020
All we have to fear are politicians themselves!

Just as the world economy and stock markets have a chance of beating the Coronavirus, dumb politicians are doing what politicians do - screwing everything up!

12 May 2020
Breakin’ all the rules will smash the economy

Most Aussies understand that in sport we play by the rules. Why are the rules of engagement connected to social distancing so hard to keep?

11 May 2020
The Coronavirus rescue plan to cost one shot of coffee a week!

While the magnitude of the budget deficit blowout looks unmanageable, in reality it will cost nothing more than a cup of coffee a week.

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