Category: Market News

August 5th 2022

Spotlight: It’s a full house at Airbnb

Forget all the talk about the ‘new normal’ because Airbnb and Uber are showing us that it’s just like things used to be. Holiday….

July 29th 2022

Spotlight: Macca’s will now pay you to stay

Macca’s is taking drastic measures to find workers as labour shortages continue around the country. Meanwhile Apple and Amazon defy an advertising downturn and….

July 22nd 2022

Spotlight: Elon bins Bitcoin, lights up lithium instead

When Elon Musk announced Tesla was adding US$1.5 billion worth of Bitcoin to its books, it helped ignite a major crypto rally. Eighteen months….

July 15th 2022

Spotlight: Flight Centre is now the most-shorted stock on the ASX

The story behind Flight Centre is well known. It starts with a double-decker bus in Europe, evolves into Top Deck, and ends up as….

July 11th 2022

The 5 questions investors are asking this Q2 earnings season

Q2 earnings season officially kicks off in the U.S. this week with a slew of publicly-listed companies lining up to open their books to….

July 8th 2022

Spotlight: Amazon is knocking on your door

The sheer size of Amazon means that when it decides to take a bit of a new market, there’s a genuine concern that incumbents….

July 1st 2022

Spotlight: Disney just bumped Netflix out of the F1

Formula One has gone from being a niche sport to one of the hottest properties in streaming in the space of just three years.….

June 24th 2022

Spotlight: Why Kellogg’s is splitting into three

Kellogg’s has joined the wave of big companies of spinning off separate businesses (think Johnson & Johnson, GE and even Ford). As markets and….

June 17th 2022

Spotlight: Why are markets so scared of interest rates?

News of interest rate hikes, inflation and the prospect of stagflation dominated markets this week. Here’s why investors look so worried. 1. Big rate….

June 10th 2022

Spotlight: Why Apple is becoming a bank

What can’t Apple do? Whether it’s in hardware, software or streaming, the big tech company seems to have the Midas touch. But in recent….