Household Debt is soaring in Australia.
Is Australia’s property on the verge of a boom or a bust?
#RealEstate #Property #HeiseSays A housing crash in 2020 is one of the top 20 risks for the global economy. References https://au.finance.yahoo.com/news/is-australian-property-heading-for-a-crash-012110570.html
RealEstate #Mortgages #HeiseSays Arrear rates are at the highest level they have been in a decade, with WA taking the lead. References https://www.rba.gov.au/speeches/2019/sp-dg-2019-11-15.html
#Investment #Economy #HeiseSays Bellamy’sBaby Formula has been purchased by a Chinese government-backed company. References Bellamy’s baby formula’s $1.5b Chinese takeover bid approved by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-11-15/bellamys-baby-formula-chinese-takeover-approved/11707190
#Economy #Recession #HeiseSays Liquidators are taking on more staff and preparing for growth in 2020. Not a good sign for the economy. References Business is booming for liquidators and that’s a bad sign for everyone else https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-11-15/business-is-booming-for-liquidators-and-that-is-a-bad-sign/11705492?section=business https://insolvencynotices.asic.gov.au/browsesearch-notices https://www.afsa.gov.au/statistics/annual-statistics
#RealEstate #Property #HeiseSays Housing Affordability is now being used to create fear of missing out. References Housing affordability in Australia has slumped, ANZ CoreLogic report reveals Inflation and Housing Housing affordability in Australia https://www.aph.gov.au/About_Parliament/Parliamentary_Departments/Parliamentary_Library/pubs/BriefingBook45p/HousingAffordability Rich are getting richer, but stagnating wages mean income inequality is steady https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-07-12/household-income-and-wealth-abs-data-shows-rich-are-richer/11302696 6523.0 – Household Income and Wealth, Australia, 2017-18 […]
#Employment #IceCream #HeiseSays Unilever has announced the closure of the Weis Factory, which will cost over 90 jobs. References ‘So sad’: Ninety-three jobs lost as Unilever closes Weis factory, two years after purchasing family business https://www.news.com.au/finance/business/manufacturing/so-sad-ninetythree-jobs-lost-as-unilever-closes-weis-factory-two-years-after-purchasing-family-business/news-story/f73c78c65fd87fd67419e51642adbbe9
#Unemployment #Recession #HeiseSays Unemployment has increased and job numbers have dropped. References https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-11-14/unemployment-employment-october-2019/11700756?section=business
#Economy #Australia #HeiseSays Successful investor Dr El-Erian has some concerns about the future for the Australian Economy. References When Mohamed El-Erian speaks, Wall Street listens — and he says a crash is coming https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-11-13/crash-is-coming-says-influential-investor-mohamed-el-erian/11700696?section=business