AUD taking back all it lost in 2015

The AUD has taken back all its loses since the 22 January overnight bouncing back to $0.8025 against the USD after disappointing numbers were posted during the FOMC meeting on the 29th of April 2015. Most importantly US GDP data well under-performed on expectations and the Feds made no mention of a rate cut or timelines […]

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FOMC 29th April 2015: Is the US heading back towards 2013 woes?

Most recently the US was reporting positive numbers across the range and a large part of the conversation was around interest rate hikes and  a higher interest in the USD Bond market. The FOMC meeting has changed the spectrum of the ongoing conversation with no talk preluding to an interest rate hike or relative timeframe. GDP for […]

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TPG offer for iiNet outbid by M2

We have previously disclosed the details of TPG offer for iiNet at $1.4b and the implications that TPG would have had given the legal mine field iiNet is currently fighting within with the Dallas Buyers Club LLC. Now M2 is in with a bid of above $1.8b. M2, which currently owns Dodo amongst other strategic […]

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3 Scary Things Facebook Knows About You

We all know that Facebook (FB) is the biggest gatherer of information about individuals. They probably  know more about you than any government agency. The only difference between them and the government is that you did not allow the government to gather and analyse all this information about you. Based on the current and upcoming […]

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$PBR Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras (PBR) Update

For those of you who tune in frequently and follow us on Twitter knew that the stock was a must buy around a month ago. We advised for any buy under $10. We also made clear that you had to go all in at $5 on the 13th of March. For those of you who […]

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Why WhatsApp is a no-go on Business Phones

WhatsApp has a long history of being the most popular messaging service for most people while on the other hand it also has been one of the most insecure if not the most insecure messaging apps out there. The question is: is it still the same or did it change over the past years and […]

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Top Foreign Holders of U.S. Debt – Forex opportunities

According to the U.S. Treasury here is a list of the highest holders in volume of U.S. Debt: JAPAN $1.2245T CHINA $1.223.7T CARIBBEAN $351B BELGIUM $345B OPEC $297B BRAZIL $260B It is not surprising that the two largest nations here have been attempting to lower their currency value vigorously as to increase their debt value […]

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China drags down the AUD to record lows

China has probably displayed and shown the far most significant reduction in Exports and Imports in the month of March as Exports fell by over 15% and Imports by over 12%. The trade balance barely reach $3b where the expectation was around $45b. Dismal numbers as economists have been quoting around Asia this morning. The […]

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iiNet purchase plans by TPG and a big legal blunder

It is well documented that iiNet was recently approached for an acquisition by TPG for around $1.4b. Whilst this creates vast opportunity it also creates vast issues for TPG as iiNet has also just lost a case where Federal Court judge Nye Perram granted Dallas Buyers Club film owners the right to preliminary discovery of the […]

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