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, January 19, 2011

Legendary Aussie equities sales guy on bulls vs. bears

Goldman's Richard Coppelson (disclosure: his dad is my godfather) opened his market report today with this simple statement and accompanying image...

"This year will be a bloody fight between the Bulls & the Bears – but in the end the it will be the Bears who will be left lying wounded on the ground..."