The Crude Oil Reckoning

The Crude Oil Reckoning

What on earth is going on with the oil prices? Well, it’s a question that seasoned commodities traders have been asking themselves too. The oil price has been under pressure for a long time…

Sam Triantafillopoulos and Henry Yu from UNIT explain, here.

The Job Keeper Initiative: A Depression Buster?

The Job Keeper Initiative: A Depression Buster?

“… the government’s ‘Job Keeper’ package comes as a desperate attempt to keep people employed and prevent a further spiralling of the economy… Westpac chief economist Bill Evans stated that unemployment could have peaked at 17% had it not been for the Job Keeper package… ”

Read in as Anton Mifsud, Victor Yan and Lucinda Chen discuss the economic intuition and more behind the Federal Government’s latest ‘Job Keeper’ program.

Introduction to Bonds

Introduction to Bonds

With the third instalment of UNIT’s ‘Intro to Personal Finance’ series, we cover bonds. Why? Because when we later talk about asset allocation, it will help us know how a person can use them in their portfolio, to offset the risk of stocks.

Take a read of ‘Introduction to Bonds’ by Research Analysts Andrew He, Gary Palar and Samuel Subramaniam, here.

The CoronaCrisis: Australia’s Economic and Financial Health

The CoronaCrisis: Australia’s Economic and Financial Health

With economic contractions generally occurring gradually and thus providing policymakers with time to adjust accordingly, the coronavirus threat has effectively forced governments across the world to pause activity through lockdowns and social distancing measures.

Starting with an overview, read in as Research Analysts Lucy Chen, Victor Yan and Anton Surace discuss COVID-19 and how it is impacting Australia’s economy in UNIT’s latest piece ‘The CoronaCrisis’, here:

Superpowers of Superannuation

Superpowers of Superannuation

Superannuation is extra money your employer legally has to pay into your super account to fund your senior years. But what do you have to do, where does it go and what should you be careful of?

Find out all this and more in UNIT Research Analyst Samantha Lai’s interest piece ‘Superpowers of Superannuation’.

The Everything Stimulus: Return of quantitative easing

The Everything Stimulus: Return of quantitative easing

Once more, the world’s most pivotal central bank has begun to grow its balance sheet; yet this had already begun prior to Covid-19… It is for this reason that we already know how central banks will respond to perhaps the most economically consequential pandemic since 1348.

To read more about the place of quantitative easing in the current climate, check out Research Analyst Sam Triantafillopoulos’s latest piece ‘The Everything Stimulus’ here.

Introduction to Stocks

Introduction to Stocks

With the second instalment of UNIT’s new Introduction To Personal Finance series, we cover ‘shares’ – also known as ‘stock’ and ‘equity’.

Find out the power of stocks and what they can do for you from Research Analysts Dom Holden and Charlie M Ess here.

Market Zombies: The Cost of Cheap Debt

Market Zombies: The Cost of Cheap Debt

As central banks across the world scramble to slash rates and buy treasuries in an attempt to stave off an impending economic recession, little thought is paid to the effect cheaper debt will have … leading to ignorance of the risk that zombie companies pose to a post-crisis economy.

To read more about cheap debt and zombies, check out Research Analyst Louis Portail’s latest piece ‘Market Zombies: The Cost of Cheap Debt’.

What is Investing?

What is Investing?

Ever wanted to start investing, but haven’t really known how? With UNIT’s new Introduction To Personal Finance series, you can learn how.

Discover the power of compound interest and the value you can receive from investing from Research Analysts Gary Palar and Eric Capruciu here.