THE DISTILLERY: Age old wisdom

One jotter deciphers a simple message from the US Fed, while another says ageing China must urgently learn from the West.

As is usually the case on a Monday, The Distillery has a mixture of musings about the international and domestic economies and the state of political debate in Australia. Thankfully, there’s some specific policy discussion as well as a corporate story from the business scribes to vary things a bit.

Fairfax’s Malcolm Maiden believes there’s actually a pretty simple message to be found in the apparently conflicting statements from the US Federal Reserve last week.

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