Podcasts and other audio content from Phil Dobbie

German manufacturing worst in 10 years; will Lowe signal RBA rate cut

German manufacturing data (worst in 10 years) suggests a recession. NAB’s Tapas Strickland says the Bundesbank doesn’t see it as a cause for concern. Listen in to find out why.

The insignificance of gold

Gold used to be an intrinsic part of the monetary system .Not any more. So ,does it serve any use today, other than being a speculative instrument?

Trump pours cold water on trade hopes

Last week finished in a risk-off mood. Why? NAB’s Rodrigo Catril talks about the impact of failing US China trade talks, Germany’s budget, Brexit uncertainty, mixed Fed attitudes and Iran-Saudi relations.

Will jobless numbers push the RBA to cut sooner?

Will the RBA curt rates on the back of bad job numbers? NAB’s Alex Stanley talks through the Aussie employment numbers, plus Fed bank decisions and liquidity concerns in the short term money markets.

Fed turns hawkish, bank liquidity problems continue, oil slides further

The FOMC sounded more hawkish than expected. NAB’s David de Garis talks through the market reaction, the Trump tweet and oil returning to levels pre-Saudi crisis.

Oil slides as production returns

Saudi Arabia production backup by the end of month. NAB’s Gavin Friend talks through the market reaction and previews the Fed’s policy decision tomorrow.

The Saudi aftermath – winners and losers

What are the repercussions from the weekend attack on the Aramco refinery. NAB’s Rodrigo Catril suggests prices will be elevated for some time. So who will be the winners and losers?

The false economies of private health

Antibiotics are failing and pharmaceutical companies aren’t getting the RoI they want to research new strains. Listen to me and @ProfSteveKeen on the false economies of private health.

Oil attack hits supplies and Iran relations

Oil supplies hit after Saudi attacks. NAB’s Ray Attrill talks through the impact on oil prices and bond yields.

QE is back at the ECB

QE is back at the ECB. NAB’s Gavin Friend talks through the measures introduced and the market response.

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