If Turnbull wants to really unleash Australia's potential, he should hire Martin Parkinson.
Michael Pascoe is a BusinessDay contributing editor. He comments on companies, markets and the economy.
Michael Pascoe Australia is not like the United States. We decided not to be.
Michael Pascoe Putting aside yesterday's febrile trading, there's an underlying concern that one of our bluest blue chips is saying one thing about its future dividends and the market saying another.
Michael Pascoe Australia's biggest racket rolls on unchallenged.
Michael Pascoe The vast majority of taxi drivers are absolutely fine, doing a hard job for not much pay.
Michael Pascoe Real answers and policies are needed from the new Treasurer, not motherhood statements.
Michael Pascoe Woolies has lost its way but it could be worse - it could be Myer.
Michael Pascoe Here's at least one thing the new Treasurer can do to show he's putting the nation's best interests first.
Michael Pascoe Joe Hockey failed as treasurer even before he was sworn in.
Michael Pascoe Goodbye Joe Hockey, arguably our least effective treasurer since Jim Cairns, or maybe John Howard.
Michael Pascoe After all its positioning, warning, and posturing, the US Federal Reserve leaves interest rates steady instead of giving them a little nudge, because the world is an uncertain place right now.
Michael Pascoe It's not every day the RBA governor takes a swing at the US Federal Reserve. Glenn Stevens did this morning.
Michael Pascoe While the financial world is focussed on the Fed's interest rate decision, local politicians might be more interested in what our Reserve Bank says or doesn't say on Canning Eve.
Michael Pascoe The worry is that Malcolm Turnbull's first policy direction flies in the face of the business confidence he rightly targets as needing to be restored.
Liberal leadership: Vale Joe Hockey, cue business confidence bounce as Malcolm Turnbull takes on Tony Abbott
Michael Pascoe Someone has to carry the can for the opinion polls if Abbott won't.
Michael Pascoe Online retail and parallel importers are taking a hit as the weaker Aussie has us shopping local, throwing a lifeline to embattled retailers.
Michael Pascoe Whatever happened to Joe Hockey's G20 commitments?
Michael Pascoe A business week ahead with important data for Joe Hockey to feel nervous about. Michael Pascoe comments.
Michael Pascoe Low level of rates is providing as much stimulus as the RBA wants, especially while the Australian dollar is still weakening.
Michael Pascoe After this week's weak economic data, it's no time to panic on monetary policy – just time to adjust to this, the new normal.
Michael Pascoe It's like the small business tax stimulus didn't happen. Maybe that weaker Australian dollar will ride to the Treasurer's rescue in three months' time.