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Adam Schwab

Adam Schwab is a commentator, business director, and the co-founder of LuxuryEscapes.com. He is also the author of Pigs at the Trough: Lessons from Australia’s Decade of Corporate Greed.

Even when 'strange' and struggling, Crikey always punched above its weight

Even when 'strange' and struggling, Crikey always punched above its weight

In 20 years, Crikey has gone from a 'strange website' to a force for good, writes Adam Schwab.

Market watching: say it ain't so, Joe (Aston) and other briefs

Market watching: say it ain't so, Joe (Aston) and other briefs

Coronavirus, big drops and some new digs. Crikey rounds up some of the latest stories from the business world.

The Calombaris collapse: what about the unemployed workers?

The Calombaris collapse: what about the unemployed workers?

What did the union and media pile-on achieve?

Cricket Australia has run itself out with dreary, unpopular Big Bash

Cricket Australia has run itself out with dreary, unpopular Big Bash

It's a remarkable achievement to trash something that was once so popular.

The 2019 Crikey Business Awards

The 2019 Crikey Business Awards

Who is on Crikey's Business Awards list this year — and more importantly, have they been naughty or nice?

The last great central banker dies

The last great central banker dies

Unlike virtually all other Fed members, who essentially act as representatives of the big banks, Paul Volcker was wise to the role the banking sector plays in the economy.

When it comes to investing, sometimes things just don’t add up

When it comes to investing, sometimes things just don’t add up

What is Mayfair Platinum and why is it running hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of ads?

WeWork goes up in smoke as former CEO pockets a cool billion

WeWork goes up in smoke as former CEO pockets a cool billion

The Silicon Valley startup is as good as toast — but a Japanese conglomerate is continuing to pile money onto the rubble.

The Wise man who just lost billions

The Wise man who just lost billions

WiseTech and its founder Richard White were heroes of Australia's small tech community. How quickly things can change...

A Steller collapse: big names, monied families, lots of pain

A Steller collapse: big names, monied families, lots of pain

The Steller Property Group has gone bust, owing investors millions of dollars. How did it all go so badly?