TARIFFS - WHAT ARE THEY GOOD FOR?
Over the past few decades tariffs have gone one way; down. Economies have opened themselves up to trade and consumers the world over have reaped the benefits. However, with the US-China trade war taking centre stage, this trend is being threatened.
WHAT OUR LARGEST LISTED COMPANIES TELL US ABOUT CHANGING TIMES
Looking at the largest and most important companies on the sharemarket is an interesting way to see how times have changed. Even over short time frames, changes in the hierarchy can highlight the rises and falls of different industries and the evolution of consumer preferences.