The laptop's days as the flyer's weapon of choice look just about over.
Malcolm Maiden Even after selling half of a $6b, 19 per cent stake in Woodside at a 14 per cent discount Shell has made a motza.
Malcolm Maiden There was only one antsy question at Woodside's meeting to announce that Shell's stake in the company would be cut from 23 per cent to 4.5 per cent at the most.
Malcolm Maiden The claim that geopolitics in the Middle East are about oil is not as easy to make as it used to be.
Malcolm Maiden Our Reserve Bank has rates on hold
Malcolm Maiden Consumer sentiment plunged in May after Joe Hockey delivered his budget. New surveys show that it hasn't got worse in June, but it hasn't improved much, either.
Malcolm Maiden The job cuts Australia Post boss Ahmed Fahour confirmed on Tuesday are heavier than they appear to be, and still don't solve the long-term problem the group faces.
Malcolm Maiden Like Clint Eastwood's gun-toting cop Dirty Harry, Draghi had asked bond traders if they felt lucky.
Malcolm Maiden The first job for central banks in countries hit head-on by the 2008-09 global crisis was to avoid an economic depression.
Malcolm Maiden CAMAC was a hidden gem: Tony Abbott's government should not have killed it.
Malcolm Maiden The Reserve Bank still has rates on hold, but consumer sentiment is the wild card. It doesn't get mentioned in the central bank's latest statement, but could decide when rates move, and in which...
Malcolm Maiden The key to what the RBA does next is what it did not say in its June statement.
Malcolm Maiden Following the money is a useful way to analyse this week's Westfield standoff.
Malcolm Maiden We are in uncharted waters after Westfield Retail Trust chairman Dick Warburton adjourned a meeting that was poised to vote down the Trust's participation in a $70 billion restructure of the...
Malcolm Maiden Frank Lowy's warning Westfield would independently split into separate Australian and international companies if a shareholder vote didn't go his way has resulted Australian corporate history.
Malcolm Maiden The first shareholder vote on Westfield's complicated $70 billion restructure plan has overwhelmingly supported the deal, with almost 98 per cent of Westfield Group shareholders who voted supporting...
Malcolm Maiden Thursday's vote on the $70 billion restructure of Westfield Group and Westfield Retail Trust is going to be tight.
Malcolm Maiden ASIC's new examination of leaks, spin and insider briefings confirms that the local market leaks like a sieve.
Malcolm Maiden Telstra chief executive David Thodey celebrates five years in the job this week and his scoreboard is positive.
Malcolm Maiden The Westpac-Melbourne Institute Index of Consumer Sentiment joined the ANZ-Roy Morgan consumer confidence survey in reporting post-budget consumer blues on Wednesday, but confidence surveys tend to...
Malcolm Maiden Treasury Wine Estates' announcement on Tuesday that it had rejected a $3 billion takeover approach from US private equity group Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) raised a common takeover question: will...