Sadly, we lost one of our great contributors to the Switzer Report, the AFR legend on personal investment — Barrie Dunstan — in January 2019. Out of respect, we will keep his contributions to the Switzer Report available on this page.
The Oracle of Omaha dropped a hint that he liked our local banks, but would he really consider buying into them?
According to Reserve Bank Governor Glenn Stevens, trustees need to get used to lower cash rates, but that’s easier said than done.
Don't expect oil and iron ore prices to ever recover to their euphoric highs. Prices will eventually revert to the long-term mean.
Warren Buffett is the name synonymous with value investing, but there is a whole bunch of professionals, including 2iC Charlie Munger, who are behind Berkshire Hathaway's massive success.
Low interest rates means it's harder than ever for self-funded retirees to generate a reasonably income, despite a perception that larger balances make them rich.
A recent case has highlighted the size of some SMSFs and raised concerns they could be in line for more tax – but that would be close to a political impossibility.