Tag Archive: IRON ORE

Australia Focus : Crush and Crushed, Wallabies and Kangaroos

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I admit, I am not the sports fan to sit patiently through a televised game but I do like to follow the headlines and so we Australia keeping their hopes alive for winning… Continue reading

Australia Focus : First Test of The Ashes

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It has not been a good week for Australian sports, with the first test of the Ashes looking quite out of reach and Nick Kyrgios bowing out of the Wimbledon in disgrace, amid… Continue reading

Australia Focus : Cloudy With A Chance of More Clouds

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A last minute rally saved the week to give us the benign ending that masked the trials and tribulations in between. The action revolved around the slew of positive economic data, central bank… Continue reading

AUSTRALIA FOCUS : AUSTRALIA UNDER ATTACK

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It would be a fool’s quest to attack Australia and the last time anyone thought about it was during WWII and even the Japanese took a deep breath at that thought.  As for… Continue reading

Australia in Focus : Antipodean Finals

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Australia just booked the final spot in the World Cup Cricket against none other than New Zealand, the alternative being South Africa, which makes it a perfect Antipodean finish or, would have been,… Continue reading

China Focus : The Magical Land of Ali Baba

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WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM, 24 Jan 2015 JACK MA SAYS HE WAS REJECTED BY HARVARD 10 TIMES Who applies 10 times ??? Someone who Rejects Rejection ? A trader at heart ? Someone who… Continue reading

Australia In Focus : The Summer Heat Is On

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This will be a longer piece because we will be taking a break from Australia in December to concentrate on the 2015 outlooks and to relax in the spirit of the festive and… Continue reading

Australia In Focus : Wallflower Days

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Iron Ore Completes Fifth Weekly Loss as ‘Worst Is Yet to Come’ http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-11-21/iron-ore-heads-for-fifth-weekly-loss-on-global-glut-china-data.html   Again we have China coming to the rescue of the AUD dollar with Australia’s own central bank a bystander… Continue reading

Australia Focus : The Aboriginal Walkabout

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The Walkabout defined by Merriam Webster. “a short period of wandering bush life engaged in by an Australian Aborigine as an occasional interruption of regular work”  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walkabout   My dad uses the word… Continue reading

Australia Focus : Chinese Kangaroo Stew

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Back when I was in Perth, a friend from China told me that his uncle liked to stop by dead kangaroos on the road to pick a nice juicy tail for stew and… Continue reading