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."

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Just when you thought foot was on throat of A$--it soars back to 104.3 US cents (chart)

Wow, check out the Aussie dollar price action. It has touched 104.5 US cents and is currently trading at 104.29 US cents. RBA will not be happy. But then this is a proxy for many things, some of which are positive for Australia...