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The BIP Show is a regular look at global economics, policy, business, and markets hosted by Paul Colgan with James Whelan of VFS Group and Ken Veksler of Accumen Management, featuring top analysts, leading investors, and key decision-makers.
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The BIP Show Paul Colgan

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The BIP Show is a regular look at global economics, policy, business, and markets hosted by Paul Colgan with James Whelan of VFS Group and Ken Veksler of Accumen Management, featuring top analysts, leading investors, and key decision-makers.
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    Episode 6 - Chris Weston - Surging stocks, retail trading and the mistakes rookies make

    Episode 6 - Chris Weston - Surging stocks, retail trading and the mistakes rookies make

    We're through what was certainly one of the weirder six months in markets in our lifetimes. What will the next six months bring? We look at end-of-quarter rebalancing, and then talk about the astonishing rise in the amount of retail trading that's been happening in markets since the COVID-19-induced meltdown in March. We also discuss how trading can go horribly wrong, and some of the strategies to avoid it.
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    • 50 min
    Episode 5 - Pete Wargent - Commercial property, housing, and IMF downgrades

    Episode 5 - Pete Wargent - Commercial property, housing, and IMF downgrades

    Pete Wargent is one of Australia's foremost property commentators. A Chartered Accountant by training, Pete is one of the keenest and most even-handed commentators on residential and commercial property in the country. He joins Ken Veksler, James Whelan, and Paul Colgan to talk about the outlook for property -- how commercial property is being affected by the lockdowns, how new ways of working might affect how cities work, and the outlook for house prices.
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    • 54 min
    Episode 4 - Prof Gigi Foster - Did COVID-19 lockdowns go too far?

    Episode 4 - Prof Gigi Foster - Did COVID-19 lockdowns go too far?

    Various lockdown policies by governments around the world have been effective in controlling the spread of COVID-19. But they also inflicted enormous economic damage by shutting down entire industries. The effectiveness and severity of the lockdown measures has been one of the critical policy questions of our lifetimes. UNSW Professor of Economics Gigi Foster joins Paul Colgan, James Whelan, and Ken Veksler to discuss problems with the policy advice to governments and how the process might be improved in future.
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    • 58 min
    Episode 3 - Martin Whetton of CBA - Bond market developments

    Episode 3 - Martin Whetton of CBA - Bond market developments

    The RBA's decision to start quantitative easing via Yield Curve Control is where we start this look at the universe of fixed income and bonds, the biggest of all the asset classes but rarely covered in the media. Here Martin Whetton of CBA talks through some of the realities of fixed income markets, and explains why there are "different types of money" when it comes to bank funding.
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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Episode 2 -- Jo Masters (Recovery outlook, Australian GDP, America, and lessons from lockdown)

    Episode 2 -- Jo Masters (Recovery outlook, Australian GDP, America, and lessons from lockdown)

    Chief Economist at EY Oceania Joanne Masters joins us to talk about the expected shape of the global recovery, Australia's GDP, the equity rally and more
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    • 1 hr 13 min
    Episode 1 -- Markets after the COVID-19 meltdown, and the Lobotomy Paradigm

    Episode 1 -- Markets after the COVID-19 meltdown, and the Lobotomy Paradigm

    Ken Veksler explains his theory of the 'Lobotomy Paradigm' currently at work in markets as risk appetite makes a comeback
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    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

4.0 out of 5
80 Ratings

80 Ratings

Ebenezer Goode ,

Good but some jargon

Interesting listening but you may get lost in the abbreviations and jargon if you aren’t a financial professional.

cablebeached ,

content 10 host 3

Good content but host needs an editor. He rambles on endlessly. Questions are too long and convoluted. Tighten up!

35Buster ,

Great show!

Nice blend of real insight, “non-jargon” language and humour.

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