Glenn Dyer —

Glenn Dyer

Crikey business and media commentator


The Bendigo bombshell the papers missed

June 1, 2009 2

Bendigo and Adelaide bank reported a sharp rise in non-performing and past due loans in the March quarter, writes Glenn Dyer.

US housing market still boarded up

May 29, 2009 1

The American markets continue to ignore the ever widening black hole in housing.

Home boom props up the economy

May 29, 2009 1

Why Australians should be thanking the developing boom in new home building.

Seven News wins the night

May 29, 2009

Seven News came up trumps in a fairly average night of television.

Trujillo remains on Target in US

May 29, 2009 2

Sol Trujillo has retained his high profile US board seat on discount retailer, Target.

Chaser pipped by Spicks

May 28, 2009 2

The Chaser returned last night, but Spicks and Specks just pipped it in the audience stakes

Resources boom has well and truly gone kaput

May 28, 2009

The resources boom has gone well and truly kaput as the main driver of the Australian economy for the past five years takes a huge hit from the recession and credit crunch.

US stockmarket zombies snap out of it

May 28, 2009

Rising US bond yields have finally got the attention of stockmarket investors, triggering a reversal of Tuesday's mindless surge in optimism and share prices, writes Glenn Dyer.

Construction activity returns to earth

Construction activity returns to earth

May 27, 2009

This morning's construction work figures will get the gloomsters out ratting their worry beads today for next week's first quarter economic growth figures.

US economy confronts the tale of two data sets

May 27, 2009

The health of the US economy comes down to who you believe -- consumers or plunging house prices.