Archive for May 2020

COVID-19 is the last nail in the coffin of globalisation, says World Bank chief economist Carmen Reinhart

This is episode number seventeen in our series for 2020 and today’s date is Friday, May 29.  First I talk to Caroline Bowler, CEO of BTC Markets,  the largest, most liquid Australian bitcoin exchange with 260,000 Australian customers trading more than $8 billion. And then I’ll be talking to economist Saul Eslake will offer his views on where the…

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China to impose 80% tariff on Australian barley. Maybe the Americans will buy our barley to replace the amount they’ll be selling to China?

This is episode number sixteen in our series for 2020 and today’s date is Friday, May 22.  First I talk to Patrick Coghlan, CEO of CreditorWatch, on new payment data suggesting that SMEs were struggling with cash flow issues long before the coronavirus lockdown measures came into play and were unprepared for the current downturn. And then I’ll…

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It looks like the trade war is just heating up – with China now suspending imports from four Australian abattoirs!

This is episode number fifteen in our series for 2020 and today’s date is Friday, May 15.  First I talk to the CTO of Fornetix and Cybersecurity expert, Chuck White over in Frederick, Maryland in the USA on Zoom Bombing and how to protect your remote workforce’s teleconferences from outside hackers. And then I’ll be talking to IFM…

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The coronavirus pandemic will cause the global economy to shrink 4% in 2020 and lose more than %6 trillion, according to Bloomberg Economics

This is episode number thirteen in our series for 2020 and today’s date is Friday, May 1.  First I talk to Andreas Dzumla, the founder of Longtail UX which managed to secure $5 million of funding when so many Australian businesses are struggling with the impact of COVID-19. How did he do it? And then I’ll be…

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