Hogsback surprises himself by supporting Bob Brown's anti-China stance

Hogsback surprises himself by supporting Bob Brown's anti-China stance

SOMETIMES you have to tell a friend that he has had too much to drink or overstepped the mark with his

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01 JUL 2011
Hogsback on the perfect storm brewing in coal prices

Hogsback on the perfect storm brewing in coal prices

COAL is heading into "a perfect storm", but not the type of political storm which has dogged the industry

Hogsback

24 JUN 2011
Hogsback wonders what the tax fuss is really about

Hogsback wonders what the tax fuss is really about

JOBS might go in the coal industry, and some mines might close with the introduction of Australia's carbon

Hogsback

17 JUN 2011

Hogsback and the Indian invasion

WHAT can Indian companies see in Australian coal assets that others cannot? That is a question which

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10 JUN 2011

Hogsback wishes Clive Palmer, and his new investors, the best of luck

IT might be a case of fourth time lucky this week for Clive Palmer if he successfully raises a targeted

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03 JUN 2011

Hogsback explores the wacky world of ambit claims

Q: WHAT's the difference between Qantas engineers and far left politicians? A: Nothing. They both make

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27 MAY 2011

Hogsback on the Whitehaven sale flop

NO ONE knows precisely why Australia's Whitehaven Coal failed to sell itself after a seven month worldwide

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20 MAY 2011

Hogsback on the budget and the importance of being black

IT ain't easy being green in a country which Hogsback reckons is getting blacker by the day.

Hogsback

13 MAY 2011

Hogsback on winners and losers from dollar moves

THE dollar giveth and the dollar taketh away. Hogsback is not quoting from any religious text, merely

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06 MAY 2011

Hogsback on the brave new (high-priced) world of Jeremy Grantham

THE earth wobbled this week for Hogsback, and not in an earthquake sort of way. It wobbled because he

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29 APR 2011

Hogsback on the curious coal sell-off

WHY does it seem to Hogsback that it has suddenly become more fashionable to sell coal and other mining

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21 APR 2011

Hogsback considers the carbon tax mess

CONFUSED or stupid? They are the only choices from two coal-related debates that Hogsback has been monitoring

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15 APR 2011

Hogsback on the emerging world of exchange-traded coal funds

HOGSBACK quiz time: Which is the more important item of news: Anglo American's $2.7 billion commitment

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08 APR 2011

Hogsback on the new heroes of coal

COAL mining has always had its heroes. Men who risked their lives every day working underground. But

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01 APR 2011

Hogsback on great fibs

QUIZ time: who said "a lie told often enough becomes the truth"? If your answer was Vladimir Lenin then

Hogsback

25 MAR 2011

When it comes to coal and wine, truth is the first victim

"WHEN wine enters, out goes the truth." Hogsback cannot claim credit for that little gem because Benjamin

Markets

18 MAR 2011

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