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Adam Schwab

Adam Schwab —

Business director and commentator

First home owners grant must go

First home owners grant must go

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

Nicholas Moore's pay plummets

Nicholas Moore's pay plummets

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

Sol Trujillo: one slick hustler

Sol Trujillo: one slick hustler

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

Pratt's defence fails to hold water

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

First home owner grant: just making vendors richer

First home owner grant: just making vendors richer

The first home owners grant, especially in its boosted form, is not a policy which benefit first home buyers, but one which will lock them into a lifetime of possibly unserviceable debt.

James Hardie is just the tip of the iceberg

James Hardie is just the tip of the iceberg

Amid the James Hardie "fully funded" furphy, it's becoming increasingly difficult to trust what companies say at all.

'Dame' Margaret Jackson's beautiful career

'Dame' Margaret Jackson's beautiful career

There's nothing much to celebrate in Margaret Jackson's string of questionable directorships.

Richard Pratt: rich man, beggar man, thief

Richard Pratt: rich man, beggar man, thief

With Richard Pratt sadly close to succumbing to cancer, his legacy in business and philanthropic circles remains unwritten. Adam Schwab has a shot at finishing the job.

BrisConn's Rowe up a creek without a paddle

BrisConn's Rowe up a creek without a paddle

Trevor Rowe's claims over his role in the BrisConnections saga are crumbling.

AFL's Gold Coast plans will hurt Melbourne and the AFL

AFL's Gold Coast plans will hurt Melbourne and the AFL

The AFL Commission shoudl cancel, or at least postpone, the creation of a Gold Coast club until a new Melbourne stadium is constructed.