In this week's essential reading guide Kohler finds a silver lining to dollar doldrums, Gottliebsen ponders Labor's leadership baggage, Bartholomeusz spots a resurgent retailer while Koukoulas laments a Cyprus stuff-up.
Having worked through the five stages of grief many Australian companies are now getting on with life under a high dollar. Some manufacturers are even thriving, and showing the rest of the country the way forward.
With Kevin Rudd’s support improved since February, he and his backers will skulk away to the back bench and wait for their next opportunity. As long as he's in parliament, Rudd remains alternative leader.