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Bear market trap will snare investors

April 17, 2009

Much of the good news which has spurred the latest market rally is not really good news at all.

Goldman Sachs’ profit con job

April 15, 2009

The rebound in Goldman Sachs shares was the result of some tricky fiddling of the numbers rather than the fundamentals.

Bolton’s greenmail could turn brown

April 15, 2009

Yesterday's farcical shenanigans at the BrisConnections unit-holders meeting could be the beginning of the end for renegade shareholder Nick Bolton.

Fear and loathing in Loss Vegas

April 15, 2009

If James Packer was harbouring any remote thoughts about a move back to Nevada, he'd be wiser hedging his bets.

US banks back from the brink

April 14, 2009

US banks are making money as easily as they have ever earned it.

Brisconnections and Macbank is no David and Goliath

April 14, 2009

The plot of the BrisConnections fiasco resembles that of a poorly written stage-play. A prose full of twists and turns, with no heroes, but plenty of villains.

Investment banker: this industry is sick

April 7, 2009

An investment banking insider has dumped all over his profession, despite sucking millions out of the industry himself.

Sharemarket boomlet will end in tears

April 6, 2009

The rising sharemarket is ignoring the shaky fundamentals that continue to haunt the global economy, writes Glenn Dyer.