The laptop's days as the flyer's weapon of choice look just about over.
Malcolm Maiden The sharemarket reversal this week is all about the coming US rate rise, but don't panic and abandon the equities ship yet.
Malcolm Maiden The Dow Jones Industrial Average reflects the rise and fall of entire industries. The Australian market, unfortunately, does not.
Malcolm Maiden Australia Post's parcels business has shown enviable growth, but will it be enough?
Malcolm Maiden A flurry of reports and opinion pieces declaring that baby boomers have had it too good and must be now brought to account prompts me to issue an apology to generations X and Y.
Malcolm Maiden Odds makers know why the Reserve Bank quickly referred Tuesday’s Australian dollar market action to the Australian Securities and Investments Commission.
Malcolm Maiden The Reserve Bank has confirmed that an investigation into the price spike of the Australian dollar one minute ahead of Tuesday's decision to hold the cash rate at 2.25 per cent is underway.
Malcolm Maiden Share prices were sliding and the dollar was jumping higher on Tuesday afternoon as investors threw a tantrum over the Reserve Bank's decision to leave its cash rate unchanged, but they ands the...
Malcolm Maiden Management is more likely to do damage to a company than good, Morgan Stanley chairman and chief executive officer James Gorman.
Malcolm Maiden For years Woolworths has been fending off a "down down" price-based attack on its supermarket business from the resurgent Wesfarmers-owned rival, Coles.
Malcolm Maiden Chief executive Grant O'Brien admits that Woolies is off the pace on prices, and must respond.
Malcolm Maiden John D. Rockefeller said 'buy when blood is running in the streets'. Qantas comes to mind.
Malcolm Maiden BHP Billiton is the world's biggest resources group, and that means that the commodity price downdraft it has been dealing with is enormous in dollar terms.
Malcolm Maiden BHP's amazing cash flow puts it into a position to size up smaller miners that have felt the full force of the downturn.
Malcolm Maiden Telstra is making a local call with its decision to appoint chief financial officer Andrew Penn to take over from its hugely successful CEO, David Thodey.
Malcolm Maiden Telstra is making a local person-to-person call with its decision that chief financial officer Andrew Penn will take over from its hugely successful CEO, David Thodey.
Malcolm Maiden Structural changes in economies and markets take time to trickle down, but the local impact of quantum shifts in buying behaviour, policy changes and asset prices are evident this year.
Malcolm Maiden Fortescue chief executive Nev Power says he can only deal with the things he can control, and he is making a good first of it so far.
Malcolm Maiden It appears that the Reserve is on hold for the short term while it waits to see where the economy is headed.
Malcolm Maiden That caged dog Animal Spirits was inspected again this week. Everyone seems to think that somebody else has the job of letting it out to roam free in the economy.
Malcolm Maiden There are two big questions for Rio Tinto after its announcements on Thursday of a 9 per cent dip in earning to $US9.