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Glenn Dyer

Crikey business and media commentator


Forget the IMF, listen to Stevens instead

April 22, 2009

Australians would be better to steer clear of the IMF's recent report and instead heed yesterday's speech by RBA governor Glenn Stevens.

Red ink flows at the New York Times

April 22, 2009

The New York Times Company has continued the trend of appalling results from US media groups, with a 27% plunge in ad revenue.

Wall Street’s white supremacist con job

April 21, 2009

Wall Street has been conned by a virulent racist who claimed he had a scoop on the US Treasury's 'stress tests'.

RBA rate cuts recede further from view

April 21, 2009

The Reserve Bank has confirmed that it has lowered its economic forecasts confirming earlier signals.

The brave new world of disinflation

April 20, 2009

Get set for a burst of disinflation as the much forecast fall in price pressures starts turning up in official statistics.

Bank DeathWatch: two more US banks add to toll

April 20, 2009

America is now heading for its worst year for bank failure since 1993.

US media: the dead and the dying

April 20, 2009

First quarter results for US media groups are looking grim. There will be blood on the floor.

The US EPA’s ‘toxic’ greenhouse gas gamble

April 20, 2009

The powerful US Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to regulate the six main greenhouse gases on the basis that they are a danger to public health.

Reality a winner as ratings season begins again

April 20, 2009

Nine and Ten are winners with heavy doses of reality TV, squeezing out Seven's tired current affairs offerings.

Markets charge ahead, fundamentals falter

April 17, 2009

With green shoots everywhere, the markets are charging on, ignoring any number of worrying warning signs.