Entries by Matt Nolan

Someone mentioned us

How awfully nice of no right turn to mention us. I was surprised to see our traffic jump 10 fold, and there is the reason. As a result we have already had one new intelligent comment from Nigel Kearney, lets see if we can get some more 😉

Over US$0.80 we go

So, we broke 80cents US last night, on the back of expectations that the RBNZ will increase the OCR on July 26th. This led to the Dominion post terming us the strongest-performing currency in the world Should the government intervene here? Is this a market failure caused by speculators and Japanese housewives that don’t understand […]

The Warehouse merger

So the commerce commision has released documentation on their refusal to let Foodstuffs or Progressive buy the Warehouse. They believe that the merger would not influence the general merchandise or wholesale foods market, but would negatively influence supermarket competition. Do you think that a merger would negatively impact supermarket competition, and if so how? It […]