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The Australian economy is looking crook and teetering close to recession with falling job ads, manufacturing on the slide, shrinking profits and productivity falling to a 25 year low

I am Leon Gettler. My job is to review and monitor the week’s news in business, finance, and economics. I bring it all to you, every week. This is episode number forty-four in our series for 2019 and today’s date is Friday December 6. First, I talk to Stefan Rust, CEO of Bitcoin.com Rabobank economist Michael…

If you thought banks reformed since RC think again. Westpac removed Amanda Wood its anti-money laundering chief who reported the breaches to the board

I am Leon Gettler. My job is to review and monitor the week’s news in business, finance, and economics. I bring it all to you, every week. This is episode number forty-four in our series for 2019 and today’s date is Friday November 29. First, I talk to Justin Wastnage, the founder and CEO of Sydney…

Prince Andrew is out in the cold. KPMG ends its backing for his entrepreneurial scheme Pitch@Palace in the wake of his much-derided interview where he defended his friendship with Jeffrey Epstein

I am Leon Gettler. My job is to review and monitor the week’s news in business, finance, and economics. I bring it all to you, every week. This is episode number forty-three in our series for 2019 and today’s date is Friday November 22. First, I talk to George Syrmalis, the CEO of iQ Group Global,…

Speculation is rife that the Reserve Bank of Australia is about to start printing money

I am Leon Gettler. My job is to review and monitor the week’s news in business, finance, and economics. I bring it all to you, every week. This is episode number forty two in our series for 2019 and today’s date is Friday November 15. First, I talk to Andrew Maclellan, the CEO of Bluechiip…

ABS data reveals that Australian retail volumes have achieved their WORST outcome since the early 1990s when Australia experienced its last recession

I am Leon Gettler. My job is to review and monitor the week’s news in business, finance, and economics. I bring it all to you, every week. This is episode number fourty one in our series for 2019 and today’s date is Friday November 8. First I talk to Michael OHannesian, the CEO of Praemium, a…

In order to halt climate change, some $US50 trillion ($73 trillion) of investment will be required to decarbonise the economy, says Morgan Stanley

I am Leon Gettler. My job is to review and monitor the week’s news in business, finance, and economics. I bring it all to you, every week. This is episode number fourty in our series for 2019 and today’s date is Friday November 1. First I talk to Rod Horin, the managing director of Joseph Palmer…

More than half of the world’s banks are too weak to survive a downturn, McKinsey says

I am Leon Gettler. My job is to review and monitor the week’s news in business, finance, and economics. I bring it all to you, every week. This is episode number thirty-nine in our series for 2019 and today’s date is Friday October 25. First I talk to Tommy Huppert, CEO of Cannatrek which has…

IMF sharply downgrades Australia’s annual economic growth to 1.7% (below Greece)

Welcome to Talking Business, a podcast produced in Melbourne Australia. The podcast is available on the Acast app, the Apple Podcast store or wherever you go to get your podcasts. Or you can get it at the Business Acumen website at www.businessacumen.biz. I am Leon Gettler. My job is to review and monitor the week’s…

Don’t hold your breath waiting for any breakthrough in trade talks between the US and China

Welcome to Talking Business, a podcast produced in Melbourne Australia. The podcast is available on the Acast app, the Apple Podcast store or wherever you go to get your podcasts. Or you can get it at the Business Acumen website at www.businessacumen.biz. I am Leon Gettler. My job is to review and monitor the week’s…