Archive for July 2020

Fear, US-China tensions and cheap money have lifted the gold price to a record high

This is episode number twenty-six in our series for 2020 and today’s date is Friday, July 31.  First I talk to Accommodation Association CEO Dean Long. The Accommodation Association is the peak industry body and represents close to 3,500 hotels and nearly 58,000 employees across Australia. They’ve been doing it hard during COVID-19. And then I’ll be talking…

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Former Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen has warned the economic crisis triggered by COVID-19 is not set for a V-shaped recovery but a Nike-shaped swoosh

This is episode number twenty four in our series for 2020 and today’s date is Friday, July 17.  First I talk to Troy Roennfeldt from digital agency Increaseo which has set up a website Stimulus Package to help to arm all Australians with information regarding the recently implemented Stimulus Packages. Individuals and businesses will be able to…

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The closure of Victoria’s borders risks slowing the national recovery, with the return to lockdowns in Melbourne also sapping business confidence.

This is episode number twenty three in our series for 2020 and today’s date is Friday, July 10.  First I talk to Rachel Callen and Katie Croft about their “Thriving Through COVID-19” initiative which they set up to help hundreds of small businesses stay connected, inspired – and thrive – no matter how they’ve been impacted. And then I’ll be talking…

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