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."

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Who reads my blog...And how I know the RBA is working hard on the SoMP

Attached are the IDs of the readers of my blog over the last few weeks. Checking the stats today I knew something was wrong with my number one reader, the RBA, because their daily volume had fallen significantly (today). It's not hard to work out what is up---they are all blazing away on the Statement on Monetary Policy, which is due out tomorrow. I normally notice a similar trend around other important events. Enjoy the latest stats, which are enclosed below (click on the image to enlarge it)...The Federal Reserve Board is still my stand-out.