Pete Wargent blogspot

Co-founder & CEO of AllenWargent property advisory & buyer's agents, offices in Brisbane (Riverside) & Sydney (Martin Place) - clients include hedge funds, resi funds, & private investors.

4 x finance/investment author - 'Get a Financial Grip: a simple plan for financial freedom’ (2012) rated Top 10 finance books by Money Magazine & Dymocks.

"Unfortunately so much commentary is self-serving or sensationalist. Pete Wargent shines through with his clear, sober & dispassionate analysis of the housing market, which is so valuable. Pete drills into the facts & unlocks the details that others gloss over in their rush to get a headline. On housing Pete is a must read, must follow - he is one of the better property analysts in Australia" - Stephen Koukoulas, MD of Market Economics, former Senior Economics Adviser to Prime Minister Gillard.

"Pete Wargent is one of Australia's brightest financial minds - a must-follow for articulate, accurate & in-depth analysis." - David Scutt, Business Insider, leading Australian market analyst.

"I've been investing for over 40 years & read nearly every investment book ever written yet I still learned new concepts in his books. Pete Wargent is one of Australia's finest young financial commentators." - Michael Yardney, Australia's leading property expert, Amazon #1 best-selling author.

"The most knowledgeable person on Aussie real estate markets - Pete's work is great, loads of good data and charts, the most comprehensive analyst I follow in Australia. If you follow Australia, follow Pete Wargent" - Jonathan Tepper, Variant Perception, Global Macroeconomic Research, and author of the New York Times bestsellers 'End Game' and 'Code Red'.

"Pete's daily analysis is unputdownable" - Dr. Chris Caton, Chief Economist, BT Financial.

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Sunday, 26 May 2013

Sydney devour 'Pies to go 4th on ladder; Gillard moves to ban live odds

Stephen Koukoulas, the former economics adviser to Prime Minister Julia Gillard, has been remarkably prescient in recent times, famously predicting that interest rates would be slashed from 4.75% to 3.50% by June 2012 (when others were calling for hikes), which proved to be exactly the case.

Not so hot on the AFL tipping though...

A crushing 102-55 win for Sydney over the mighty Collingwood, breaking their MCG hoodoo to send them 4th on the ladder.

On a more serious note, PM Gillard has made a move to stop live match odds being shown during our televised sporting events. 

I think most Aussies who don't work in the industry would agree this has to be a good thing as minors shouldn't be unwittingly exposed to the gambling culture.

Bravo Julia.