The numbers portray a strengthening Australian economy. Unfortunately, the truth is far darker than the GDP fiction…
The fact that Sydney and Melbourne’s property values are dropping will have a big impact on the Australian property market.
Not long ago, the RBA’s rate decision used to be widely anticipated and reported. Now it barely gets any fanfare.
Demographics and debt were the major ingredients in the four-decade long growth story…But what if those ingredients are absent in the future?
Did you know that the Aussie dollar is one of the five most traded currencies in the world? And like many commodity currencies, it can be highly volatile.
Awash with cheap funding, investors worldwide are running the ruler over Australian companies. The further the Aussie dollar falls, the cheaper any target company becomes.
The lender and debt collector went into a trading halt late last week, as it was concerned it would face suspension by the ASX. While the share price did fall significantly after coming out of…
The Australian economy is growing steady. Commodity exports led the growth. Government and business spending also saw an increase. Yet, consumer consumption is weak.
Our economic winning streak is in record breaking territory. The last recorded recession in The Lucky Country ended in June 1991. But that’s not how life should work.
Fantasy Island is a paradise in the Pacific Ocean. The island’s GDP output is $500k. There is no debt. One day, a fellow calling himself Charles arrived on the shores of Fantasy Island.
Foreign investment remains a contentious issue. CKI Group’s latest bid might once again come into the national spotlight. But what is it that international investors see that local investors don’t?
You may have noticed that things have been pretty good lately. The economy is booming. Unemployment is down. And market sentiment is, generally, pretty cheerful. Overall, Australia has been a place of sunshine and financial…
Having had so many years without a crisis has meant that Australia is one of the few countries in the world still able to offer a range of opportunities. But, there are worrying signs.
You would be surprised how many people invest based on recent past performance, projecting the present into the future. Economists even have a name for it: extrapolation bias.