Australia is a nation of “casual investors”. Is it time for a closer scrutiny of the pension system? | Satyajit Das

Australia is a nation of “casual investors”.  Is it time for a closer scrutiny of the pension system?  |  Satyajit Das

M.argaret Thatcher tried to convert Britain from a nation of merchants to a nation of shareholders. Mandatory retirement and low rates – until recently – on traditional bank deposits have converted most Australians into accidental investors. Since the 1980s, pension arrangements have shifted from defined benefits (an inflation-linked pension based on the last salary, paid … Read more

What to know this week

What to know this week

A series of inflation reports coming out this week could push or disrupt the market’s summer momentum. Investors will receive the latest indicator of how fast prices are rising in the US economy from three versions available in the coming days: PPI, CPI, and unit labor cost. The readings are expected to affect how Federal … Read more

67% say personal finances should be in demand in high school

67% say personal finances should be in demand in high school

A mid-February survey by US News & World Report reveals that over two-thirds of respondents believe a personal finance course should be a requirement to graduate from high school. On top of that number, another 26% say it should at least be offered as a high school election. According to Next Gen Personal Finance, 21 … Read more

Because now is a great time to buy

Because now is a great time to buy

Robert Triggs / Android Authority Okay, so the OnePlus 10 series has been a bit of a disappointment for old fans and newcomers alike. Even the latest OnePlus 10T hasn’t shaken off what has been a bit of a sad year for the once brave underdog. But don’t despair; there has never been a better … Read more

Stock Market Crisis: Will the Emerging Market Crisis Eventually Touch Dalal Street?

Stock Market Crisis: Will the Emerging Market Crisis Eventually Touch Dalal Street?

The crisis is deepening in emerging markets and the crack is spreading far beyond the obvious names like Pakistan and Nepal. When a famous economy from the not-too-distant past is on the doorstep of the IMF, one can understand the magnitude of the crisis in emerging markets. Once lauded as a miraculous economy, Bangladesh may … Read more