702 ABC Sydney listeners have selected their archive favourites of ’10 guests from 10 years’ of Conversations with Richard Fidler. This week, they played an interview with Paul Keating. Lots of fun.
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Cuffelinks ran a weekly poll on many subjects throughout 2014, and we have compiled all the results. Thank you to those who became involved, it was interesting to learn your opinions.
The Wall Street Journal summarises eight years of Fed Chair Bernanke in eight minutes.
When the GFC hit Europe, a billion dollars of notes we had on issue matured over the following months without a single rollover at any price. It confirmed the need for diversified funding sources for every major borrower.
The deep financial, economic and political crises came to a head at the end of the 1970s when the US Government defaulted on its debt. It became the dawn of a brand new era of growth and prosperity for Americans.
Michael Porter at the Shared Value Summit.
The US Treasury defaulted three times on its treasury bills in 1979, but the problem is primarily one of politics, not insolvency. Another default may be enough of a shock to get the parties together to work on real solutions.
China is so complex and varied that few people can understand the whole picture, but on a third visit over two decades, it’s possible to see changes, many of which are for the better.
The critical point is that the number of first preference votes cast for minor parties in Victoria was greater than one quota. We got what we voted for, and the system allowed minor party voters to deny a major party seat.