Dan Denning

Dan Denning examines the geopolitical and economic events that can affect your investments domestically. He raises the questions you need to answer, in order to survive financially in these turbulent times.

Revelation of a Genisys

It’s all part of the trend towards automation, more ‘intelligent’ technologies, and the dislocations they cause in the labour market and in global power politics.

Italian 2-Year Yields Go Negative

How desperate are investors now in a low-growth, low-interest rate world? They’re lending money to one of Europe’s most free-spending governments and getting negative interest on the loan. By ‘negative interest,’ yes, I mean they’re…

Technology Gets to Work

Technology is changing our relationship with work at ever faster rates. This creates structural dislocations in the labour market which show up in GDP numbers. As investors, our challenge is to understand this change, try…

The Jenga Economy

If Australia’s economy were a giant Jenga tower, it would have four big banks, two big miners, a few retailers, a telco, a conglomerate or two, and some insurance companies.

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