The impending arrival of Amazon to Australian shores has sent the retail market into a frenzy, with tens of millions of dollars of market capitalisation erased from the listed Australian retail sector.
In April 2007, the world's largest company by market cap was Exxon Mobil. Now, companies like Apple, Google and Amazon populate the list. So what does the future hold? In a nutshell, the network always wins.
The telco landscape has changed significantly over the past six months - just look at Vocus, TPG and Telstra. But for the keen observer of the sector, the changes underway have given cause for an optimistic view of Superloop.
As more of the world comes online, commerce and economies will continually come alive, new technologies will assist in the ease of communication, and connectivity will lift many economic boats in poorer nations.
These words from President Trump's senior adviser, Steve Bannon, are possibly a snapshot of what we have to look forward to over the next term, and needs to be considered with regard to your future investment strategy.