Opinion and Analysis
OPINION: Economically New Zealand has done better than anyone could have hoped for – materially better than the most fear-filled expectations to this point.
OPINION: In a rising market, many developments can look as safe as houses — literally. But when they go bad, it’s horrible.
OPINION: Deceptive behaviour breaching obligations of fidelity and good faith is likely to end in tears, whether it is committed in Washington or Wellington.
OPINION: Media and politicians should stop confusing the two.
OPINION: Government is right not to show it's cards but we know the action has moved on.
OPINION: New Zealand and the US will have new requests of each other when Joe Biden takes over as president.
OPINION: "Investors should be prepared to lose all their money,” warns UK watchdog about Bitcoin.
OPINION: A growing number of attacks have blighted companies across the globe in recent years. In New Zealand, some of our biggest organisations have suffered.
OPINION: It was a moment of rare candour from a very careful politician, and it cut to the heart of the housing crisis. And it’s been barely reported.
OPINION: Some of those who directly participated in the violent attack on the Capitol last week are being fired by their employers after being identified in photos and videos.
OPINION: Spreading disinformation has been a thing for Donald Trump's entire presidency — so what has taken Big Tech so long to act?
ANALYSIS: The Government doesn't seem to have got its hands dirty in negotiations, but suspicions may linger.
OPINION: The meteoric rise in share prices for Meridian and Tesla in 2020, and the roller coaster that Covid has been for financial markets, has important lessons for all investors.
ANALYSIS: Confidential information provided by banks may have been stolen, but it's a relief the attack was not 'targeted'.
OPINION: Let's have a look at what behaviour you should steer clear of if you're serious about making money.
OPINION: Your comfortable bubble is probably giving you a warped view of the world.
OPINION: Huge trading in clean energy provider Meridian, normally a safe, sleeper stock, jolted brokers off their loungers.
OPINION: There's no 'wrong' money personality - but some clash badly.
OPINION: We are building an asset bubble economy that is going to implode on a scale we have not seen since the 1930s.
OPINION: At some point, your home won’t be right for you anymore. Will you sell up, try to leverage the equity to buy your new home or keep it as a rental property?
OPINION: Its value fluctuates wildly. And that's only the start of the problems.
OPINION: Foldable devices are still new, but they've fundamentally changed the way I use my phone.
OPINION: Some variation of the theme "sort finances" is included in most new year's resolutions – and 2021 will be no different.
OPINION: More lockdowns, rising interest rates and zero growth? Don't rule it out - but we are still lucky.
OPINION: Fund managers now manage over $200 billion of ordinary New Zealanders savings, in KiwiSaver and other investment funds. They need to start throwing that weight around.
OPINION: History shows that in the midst of crisis, investors shouldn't panic.
OPINION: As we head into a summer forecast to be wet and warm, we’re expecting the good times for our commodities to keep rolling well into 2021.
OPINION: Australia is being singled out by China - could we be next?
OPINION: Big questions will be asked about tech's big four over the coming year.
OPINION: In the real (physical) world, no democratic society would welcome a giant multinational company monitoring where everybody shopped, who they spoke to, or where they get their news from.