Just when some analysts were starting to call the bottom of the US subprime induced slump in banking and housing, along comes more gloom with some bearish forecasts on big banks, Citigroup and UBS, while the Northern Rock rescue in the UK looks to be in trouble, writes Glenn Dyer.
Libs lose hope...Life is beautiful for the DLP...Vaile gets gnarly...Howard adumbrates on rates...Hairdresser's campaign fatigue...'That' choir incident
In anybody’s experience, the past three months have been an amazing quarter for the Australian stock market. It started with a record high, plunged 15 per cent and then finished with new records.
John Howard, with all those years of political experience behind him, now concentrates on the unbreakable promise – the bold assertion that is by definition impossible to disprove or, for that matter, prove, writes Richard Farmer.
The clever but tricky label Labor has been applying to John Howard all this year seems to have stuck if the Liberal Party pollster is to be believed, writes Richard Farmer.