EDITORS' PICKS

It's been another big week in business and we've chosen a selection of must-read articles for you including Alan Kohler on Babcock & Brown, Robert Gottliebsen on nuclear energy and Isabelle Oderberg on China's hunger for luxury goods.

B&B banks are off to see the wizard
Alan Kohler
Babcock & Brown's sharp fall in value has triggered a 'review event' which will prompt its banks to set off down the yellow brick road and take a closer look at their books.

Nuclear opportunity
Robert Gottliebsen
Australia has huge potential to reduce the threat of both anthropogenic climate change and nuclear weapons proliferation, but only if it can overcome massive political opposition to nuclear power.

China's new taste for luxury
Isabelle Oderberg
Australian food producers are realising the massive potential of Chinese consumers' growing taste for goods that Mao would have pushed away.

The great dividing range
Alan Kohler
First quarter GDP figures were flat, masked by a statistical discrepancy. So if the resource states are still booming, then the rest of the country must be in serious trouble.

Echoes of the 1990 recession
Stephen Koukoulas
Slowing growth, rising debt and sharp falls in sentiment were all hallmarks of the 1990 recession. If today's employment data shows signs of deteriorating then we may be looking at the early stages of an economic slowdown.

iPhone frenzy, again
Nathan Burley
With the new iPhone set to be launched in Sydney on 19 June, participating carriers will be licking their lips.