The Aussie is getting culled – what is next?
The AUD has been under pressure to move below the .75 mark versus the USD but has resisted so far to stay below. Bankers and Investors are speculating again that the RBA and chief Glenn Stevens have to make the move given declining yield curves to reduce interest rate lower. Minister Joe Hockey has also […]More Info
Myer – exits, lawsuits and falling stocks
Bernie Brookes lacked the forward thinking and modern arsenal required to win in the 21st centuries dynamic retail space. Senior staff and department heads had been awaiting his exit and have had their wishes finally answered. But incoming CEO Richard Umbers also lacks the certain charisma associated and required by the Fashion and Retail giant. […]More Info
Netflix in Oz – Foxtel procrastinating
Netflix has finally entered the Australian market now and Foxtel’s only reaction was to ensure that their price war team was enabled. But even at $25 per month Foxtel was unprepared for the update take Netflix would attain. The market was ready to be broken for a while and this disruption has been long awaited […]More Info
Israel Election 2015. It is not over yet.
Mr Netanyahu claims victory in the election this month in 2015 over his rival Mr Herzog. Are the elections won because of his strength or the oppositions weakness? Israelis claiming that it is uninspiring choices that made the victory happen. Mr Herzog ran a clean campaign and with his Zionist Union agenda and ran far […]More Info
HBO to partner with Apple – New Global Audience for HBOAccess
Apple and HBO are talking in reference to creating content and a streaming service that will cost consumers around $15 a month to get HBOAccess. Time Warners Inc (NYSE:TWX) owned HBO has previously flirted with a independent IPO float, which would be a certainty if it was to get such a global audience and boost […]More Info