Month: April 2019

Europe performs, Venezuela riots, the world waits for the Fed

Will the Fed still be patient? Is a China trade deal close? Is the fall in Aussie house prices slowing? I ask NAB’s Rodrigo Catril on today’s Morning Call podcast.

April 30: Huawei, Google and Beluga Whales

Balls Radio on Russia’s plan to overtake the world using Beluga Whales with a GoPro strapped o the back.

Fed’s quandary: US spending rises, inflation softer

Could the RBA beat the Fed to a rate cut? I ask NAB’s Tapas Strickland on today’s Morning Call podcast.

29th April: Brexit, Eurovision and a Climate Emergency

Balls Radio talks about, in declining order of importance, Eurovision, Brexit and a Climate emergency. But we might have got that the wrong way round.

The soft underbelly of US growth

Friday’s strong GDP numbers in the US was clear evidence that you should never judge a book by its cover. NAB’s Ray Attrill explains why.

26th April – Leaks, Terror and Tata

Were the folks in Port Talbot hoping a fire would have the same reaction as the Notre Dame? We’re still waiting for the pledges from wealthy benefactors.

Is a RBA rate cut even more likely?

The flow-on from Australia’s weak CPI numbers, plus another round of dovishness from central banks. I talk to NAB’s David de Garis on today’s Morning Call podcast.

April 25: Sainsburys, Bond and Measles

Sainsbury and Asda should be allowed to merge, I reckon. Plus, who will be in the next Bond movie, and one reason you should immunise your children. And happy birthday to the Hubble telescope.

US equities ride high, pound dives on uncertainty

Fears of a hard-Brexiteering PM in the UK spook the pound and Euro, whilst US equities continue to surge on earnings results. Meanwhile, NAB’s Gavin Friend, suggests the Aussie dollar is vulnerable to today’s CPI numbers.

April 23: Oil Spill and Return of the Trump

Iran oil, overthrowing May and Trump to visit again – the three top stories on Balls Radio this morning

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