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Economy

Soaring Household Debt

Household Debt is soaring in Australia.

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Economy Property Real Estate

Property, Boom or Bust

Is Australia’s property on the verge of a boom or a bust?

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Economy Property Recession

2020 Housing Crash

#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

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Economy Finance

Mortgage Arrears Soar

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

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Economy

Bellamy’s Chinese Takeover

#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

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Economy Recession

Liquidators Economic Warnings

#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

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Economy Property Real Estate

Housing Affordability FOMO

#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 […]

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Economy Recession

Unilever closes the Weis Factory

#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

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Economy

Jobs Crash Unemployment Rises

#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

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Economy Finance

Warnings for the Australian Economy

#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