Everyone loves a good list. There's nothing better than debating the 'Top 5 Australian test batsmen' or the 'Top 5 songs of the 80s' over a cold one—or a red one—with your mates. Whilst I would love to share my thoughts on such critical matters I’ve promised the II guys I would stick to finance.
My initial thought was the Australian economy; ‘‘The Top 5 contributions by Wayne Swan to Australia’s financial strength’. But after several hours failing to get off first base it dawned on me that I needed a topic which gave me some choice.