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Peter Switzer

Peter Switzer launched his own financial business 30 years ago. The Switzer Group has since grown into three successful companies spanning media and publishing that creates written content as well as video and films, with its latest acquisition being the global brand Harper’s Bazaar, financial advice, insurance and business advice. Peter is an award-winning broadcaster, twice runner-up for the Best Current Affairs Commentator award for radio, behind broadcaster Alan Jones. He talks to Ben Fordham each morning on 2GB, as well as writing each day on switzer.com.au

24 July 2009
Up again

Wall Street has done it again, smashing through the 9,000-point barrier with the Dow Jones rising 188 points to 9069, and the S&P 500 shaking off the 950-mark to go up 2.3 per cent to 976. This will break the bears’ hearts, but they won’t completely go away yet! On last night’s episode of SWITZER […]

23 July 2009
Safe market?

Calling all nervous Nellies, cautious long-term investors, young and not-so-young people who have never rolled the dice with shares and those thinking of getting into salary sacrifice to turbo charge their super — the worst is behind us. But that doesn’t mean it’s safe, and I underline the word — safe — to get back […]

22 July 2009
Doom and gloom u-turn

Yesterday’s date — 21 July — should be noted as a great day in our battle with the Global Financial Crisis. It was the day that one of the country’s doomsday merchants backed off in its scary rhetoric, and the Reserve Bank conveyed the message that interest rates could fall because the inflation outlook was […]

21 July 2009
Claytons fix

If you are someone who is worried about fixing your home loan, I have an alternative way of fixing, which means you could beat the bank, insure against being hurt by high interest rates, have a nice pile of money for an emergency, pay off your home loan more quickly and save heaps of dough. […]

20 July 2009
Market maker or breaker

One big week down in the US company reporting season, and it was good enough to help Wall Street put on seven per cent. But we have another really big show on this week, which will determine whether our share prices head up or down. While you were sleeping on Saturday morning, GE reported and […]

17 July 2009
Big calls

The scariest stock market bear of them all, Nouriel Roubini, with the nickname Doctor Doom, was reported as saying that he’s capitulated and the share buyers loved it. This guy might not be on your social network radar screen, but he has become a market mover and shaker since it was accepted he called the […]

16 July 2009
Buy the dips!

I have said this before, but I will say it louder and clearer — buy the dips. Buy when everyone is panicking and selling, and buy believing the worst on the stock market is behind us. That doesn’t mean it won’t fall, but the long-term investor wanting to build wealth over the next five to […]

15 July 2009
Mysterious economics

The wonderful thing about the world of economics is that it’s like the great line in the movie JFK, which described the enormous unanswered questions around the late president’s death. It goes like this: “It’s a mystery wrapped in a riddle inside an enigma.” In fact, moviemistakes.com says this actually was a line lifted from […]

14 July 2009
Interview with the wolf

When a money story is so big that legendary film director Martin Scorsese and actor Leonardo DiCaprio want to make a movie about it, you know it’s a gripping yarn. This is what has happened to the Jordan Belfort story — a Wall Street brokerage, sex, drugs and jail! But the tale does not end […]

13 July 2009
Is this stock market for suckers?

When it comes to making money off the stock market, there’s a sucker born everyday, but the next few weeks is shaping up as the classic case where the uninformed or the plain unlucky could be in line to cop a sucker punch. Let me show you how to dodge it! Past warnings Regular Switzer […]

10 July 2009
Reporting begins

You are going to hear a whole pile of reasons why the stock market is not rallying at the moment, but you can’t miss the fact that there are no panicky sell-offs. However, we are not getting the near instant bounce backs we were seeing a month or so ago. The reason? The wise guys […]

9 July 2009
Gotta have faith

Want some good money making advice? Keep the faith. Believe in the ability of good companies to turn a profit and don’t let down days on the stock market blind you to what you’re trying to achieve. Oh yes, show some guts, but make sure it’s measured by sensible risk management. Master of the markets […]

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