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."

Saturday, August 11, 2012

AFR exclusive (free): 10% lose money when they sell home--circa 15% after costs (charts)

Read our exclusive research for the Financial Review this weekend (it's free too) on what proportion of home owners trade their properties for a loss. We also provide our latest research on the impact of taking out a mortgage on the equity risk in your home...