Global Economy

While the editors here at The Daily Reckoning acknowledge and celebrate Australia’s giddy history as the dominant cricket power, they recognise when it comes to the global economy we’re not quite up there with the big boys.

Because Australia is a small, open economy, as an investor you need to watch developments overseas that can impact here. It might be the US central bank driving up the exchange rate, to European hedge funds shorting the market, to trade agreements in Asia changing the investing landscape.

That’s one reason they Reckon every day. If you need to know about it, they’ll cover it.

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Financial Crime
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A Nation of Crooks?

America’s crime-fighting techniques were the subject of one of our Diary entries last week. Readers did not like our comparison of Dublin to Baltimore — not even tongue in cheek.