Fairfax in Merrill upgrade shock

May 27, 2009

Merrill Lynch's new found optimism on Fairfax should be taken with a grain of salt.

Short-selling ban comes up empty

May 25, 2009

ASIC announced this morning that it had lifted the ban on "covered" short selling.

Taste and decency AWOL at SMH

May 25, 2009 1

The SMH's taste and decency seems to have dropped another level with their coverage of actress Lucy Gordon's death, says a Crikey reader.

Triple hit will test global markets

May 25, 2009

A big test for global markets will come this week with a record $US101 billion of Treasury bond and note auctions in America.

Take a shortcut to riches with Alumina

May 25, 2009

Shareholders are set to reap dividends if they plunge money into Alumina shares this afternoon, writes Stephen Mayne.

Death knell sounds for rural enterprise

May 19, 2009

The recent collapse of Great Southern and Timbercorp could spell the end for rural investment schemes designed solely as tax write-offs.

Chinese ore glut bad news for Canberra

Chinese ore glut bad news for Canberra

May 15, 2009 1

There are signs of growing Chinese Government unease at an oversupply situation developing in the politically and economically sensitive steel sector.

The rise of the Renminbi?

May 15, 2009

While the dollar’s status as the major reserve currency will not vanish overnight, we can no longer take it for granted, says Nouriel Roubini.

Corporate “green shoots” withering on the vine

May 13, 2009

Those small signs of a rebound people are talking about in other economies don't seem to be flourishing all that strongly here.

Want to Make a Killing on Wall Street? Buy Newspaper Stocks

May 12, 2009

Rick Edmonds explains why.