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Adam Schwab

Business director and commentator

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?

WeWork, the tech unicorn turning out to be a donkey

WeWork, the tech unicorn turning out to be a donkey

Many predicted that co-work start-up WeWork was already massively overvalued, but it turns out sceptics had only scratched the surface.

Is WeWork the most overvalued company ever?

Is WeWork the most overvalued company ever?

When you really dig down into the numbers, WeCo is a one-trick pony — and the one trick ain’t that good.

How Afterpay became one of the most valuable companies in Australia

How Afterpay became one of the most valuable companies in Australia

The buy now, pay later system has a market value of nearly $7 billion. But will what investors buy now definitely pay off later?

Keeping up with the Kushners. Again.

Keeping up with the Kushners. Again.

While the recent college admissions scandal has thrown Jared Kushner back under the microscope, scandal and the spotlight are nothing new for this family.

Forget Frydenberg, the housing bubble needs to burst

Forget Frydenberg, the housing bubble needs to burst

The housing market is long overdue for some creative destruction. The question is when it will occur.

Risky business: the 2018 Crikey business awards

Risky business: the 2018 Crikey business awards

From Theranos to Snapchat, 2018 was a stand-out year for bad business, but there were some winners.