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An eclectic mix of five global picks

Livewire Exclusive

It is hard to find value in the Australian market, and harder to find truly world-class companies leveraging global trends. So, some of the smartest investors in the market are investing offshore to achieve this. A few months ago, Livewire asked five global specialists for their best stock idea at... Show More

Livewire Live 2017 tickets on sale. 90% sold already

Livewire Exclusive

Don’t miss out on hearing from 14 of Australia’s most successful investors at The Investor Event That Moves Markets. Tickets sold out within 36 hours last year so secure your seat now: Show More

Apple rallies as the story fades

Alex Pollak

The Apple shareprice popped 39% in the past year, including almost 10% following the result. This has less to do with the underlying numbers, which actually weren’t that great (more on that later), but is more about excitement around the iPhone 8, which will be released for the tenth anniversary... Show More

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Are next year’s footie games coming to your Twitter feed?

Alex Pollak

Last Thursday night, the US NFL screened for the first time on what is effectively ‘Twitter TV’ - by which I mean a full live CBS broadcast of the game integrated into the Twitter feed on the phone, and cast straight to the lounge room tv. Show More

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Executive Series - Loftus Peak Founder & CEO, Alex Pollak


CommSec’s Tom Piotrowski speaks with Loftus Peak Founder & CEO, Alex Pollak about the company’s investment strategy, and the main industries where disruptive business models are making an impact To view more Executive Series interviews, visit: Show More

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Microsoft's US7.6b Nokia write-off - the new speed of company failure

Alex Pollak

About a month ago, Microsoft fired the last two executives entrusted with the Nokia vision, Stephen Elop and Jo Harlow. Last night it wrote off the entire US$7.6b it paid for Nokia just over a year ago. Show More

MIT’s ‘terrifying’ robot cheetah video, and what it means to Google’s self driving car

Alex Pollak

MIT last week released footage of a “dog” robot that could run at 8km/hour and negotiate hurdles – it has been referred to as a ‘terrifying cheetah’ (watch it on our website and read the full article here ). The technology to do this is awesome, involving object recognition... Show More

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