The author has been described by News Ltd as an "iconoclast", "Svengali", a pollie's "economist muse", and "pungently accurate". Fairfax says he is a "Renaissance man" and "one of Australia’s most respected analysts." Stephen Koukoulas concludes that he is "85% right", and "would make a great Opposition leader." Terry McCrann claims the author thinks "‘nuance’ is a trendy village in the south of France", but can be "scintillating" when he thinks "clearly". The ACTU reckons he’s "an enigma wrapped in a Bloomberg terminal, wrapped in some apparently well-honed abs."

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Will be interesting to see if RBA refers to currency as "shock absorber"

It will be fascinating to see if the RBA inverts its language on the exchange rate, which at circa 105-110 US cents was regarded as a highly restraining and deflationary influence, but at 94 US cents is quite the opposite...