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Financial stress: We're worrying ourselves sick over money

11 February 2017 | ABC

FinancialStress

It was a break-up with her partner four years ago that plunged Shari Rainbow into sudden financial dire straits.

"Within a month, I went from owning my own home and having a pretty successful small business to losing the lot and being left in debt," says Ms Rainbow, who lives on the Gold Coast with her three children.


IMF warns on house prices and negative gearing

11 February 2017 | AFR

Negative Gearing

The International Monetary Fund has urged Australia's regulators to double down on their efforts to ensure the nation's banks are resilient enough to "withstand a significant housing market correction" while raising concerns that negative gearing is pushing property prices to extremes.



Many of 2016’s Recession Warning Signs Turned Out to Be Economic False Alarms

04 January 2017 | WSJ

From stalled hiring to plunging stocks, a look back at recession signals that weren't


ASX in 2016: shocks, turnarounds, and those marvellous miners

01 January 2017 | The Age

In a year characterised by a series of shocks and sharp reversals of fortunes, many shareholders will remember 2016 as the year Australia's miners roared back to life after a painfully long period in the doldrums.


Will Aussie dollar tank when US rates overtake Australia's in 2017?

29 December 2016 | The Age

There is a "realistic" prospect that in 2017 interest rates in the United States will be higher than in Australia for the first time in 15 years, NAB economists say. The last time this happened, the Aussie dollar plunged as low as US48¢.


Understanding Trump the businessman President

29 December 2016 | Eureka Street

TrumpDonald Trump's presidential victory has been greeted by most of the mainstream media with shock and apprehension, which is to be expected given that they were barracking for his opponent. It is worth examining just why the antipathy to Trump has been so great among those used to pulling the levers of power.


Wage inequality is a bigger threat to workers than robots

29 December 2016 | Eureka Street

MachineVsMan The idea that machines will replace humans, transforming the work force, is far from new. The Luddites, bands of English workers who destroyed machinery in cotton and wood mills in the early 19th century because they believed the machines were taking their jobs, were responding to exactly these fears.


Global rates are finally turning

17 June 2015 |

TurningThe most important financial indicator in the world is the US interest rate, which has been virtually zero for some time. It looks like that is about to change.


Have interest rates bottomed?

10 May 2015 |

Bottom

The Australian economy is wedged between a recovering US and a slowing China. But it does seem likely that the interest rate falls may be nearing their end.


Chasing yield is getting harder

05 May 2015 |

HarderThe RBA's decision to drop interest rates again has made it difficult for those relying on term deposits for their income. Finding the right sort of yield remains a problem.


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