Adam Schwab —

Adam Schwab

Business director and commentator

May, 2009

Will history repeat itself for Monday night AFL football?

, May 12, 2009

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Monday night football will make or break the AFL, especially with new clubs entering the fold.

“Independent” directors independent in name only

, May 11, 2009

The world is starting to wake up to the fact that public company directors are unable or unwilling to carry out their proper duties.

Telstra changing of the guards: McGauchie out, Thodley in

, May 08, 2009

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In a move indicating that Telstra is keen to soothe relations with government and large shareholders, the well-regarded Catherine Livingstone will also become the new chairman of the company.

Financial bubble about to burst, again

, May 07, 2009

We are witnessing a bubble, semi-popped, providing its makers with a few final glimpses of joy, before vanishing completely.

Outraged investors say enough to Shell’s remuneration plan

, May 06, 2009

Shell shareholders are unhappy at the Board’s willingness to spend money on under-performing executives.

Falling Timbercorp leaves investors in the lurch

, May 05, 2009

Timbercorp’s failure places the entire managed investment scheme sector in jeopardy.

First home owners grant must go

, May 04, 2009

The first home buyer;s boost was the worst thing to ever happen to first home buyers.

Nicholas Moore’s pay plummets

, May 01, 2009

Macquarie Bank released its yearly results this morning, announcing a sharp decrease in revenue and profit.

Sol Trujillo: one slick hustler

, Apr 29, 2009

Telstra CEO, Sol Trujillo’s great skill as a CEO is not his foresight or confidence, but rather his ability to convince analysts and media commentators of his immense managerial abilities.

Pratt’s defence fails to hold water

, Apr 28, 2009

Newspaper columnists across the country have rushed to canonise the gravely ill billionaire, but the facts of the case are more slippery.