July 2011

Currencies punching above their weight

24 July 2011

I recently enjoyed lunch with a group of former colleagues. At one point, the conversation turned to the Australian dollar, a natural enough topic for a bunch of finance types. Someone observed that the Aussie is the 5th most actively traded currency in the world, which is impressive since Australia is certainly not the 5th […]

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Bedside book pile

17 July 2011

Just as topics for blog posts are piling up, so are the books on my bedside table. I have always read more than one book at a time, but things are getting out of hand at the moment, and that doesn’t even take into account the books I have on the Kindle. In an effort […]

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