Mark Fowler: Why the US is still a leader among markets

The US economy has a number of attractions when it comes to investing. Photo / AP OPINION: The past 12 months on the financial markets have reminded us that corporate earnings trends generally follow central bank policy. As interest rates have risen, the outlook for corporate earnings has declined, albeit with a delay of about … Read more

Between Two Beers podcast: How Daniel Kereopa surfed through the darkness

Daniel Kereopa joins the Between Two Beers podcast. Photos / Photosport.co.nz Daniel Kereopa was one of New Zealand’s best surfers in the late 90’s and early 2000’s and has traveled the world competing against the best. But in 2008 his world collapsed. In two years she has lost all her sponsors, her marriage fell apart, … Read more