#AusPol #Budget #RateCut The RBA is predicted to make an interest rate cut tomorrow. Will it make any difference and will Australia avoid a recession or a housing crash? References With rate cuts and the real risk of a recession ahead, can Australia’s economic run of luck continue? https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-06-03/rate-cuts-and-recession-can-our-luck-continue/11172000
#AusPol #Budget #Housing It appears that the Melbourne housing price crash has left a huge hole in the Victorian State Budget. While the natural response for a Labor government is to increase taxes, I am concerned that they didn’t foresee this issue. References Housing fall blows $5.2bn hole in Victorian budget https://www.theaustralian.com.au/nation/politics/housing-fall-blows-52bn-hole-in-victorian-budget/news-story/b3f8bedafa7ad255572e1c3f859a9751
#AusPol #InterestRate #Housing The RBA is looking at cutting Australia’s Cash Rate. Will an Interest Rate cut stop the housing crash? References Australian dollar headed for a fall as Reserve Bank mulls interest rates cut https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-05-06/why-the-aussie-dollar-is-headed-for-a-fall/11081810?pfmredir=sm The Observatory of Economic Complexity https://atlas.media.mit.edu/en/profile/country/aus/ 6202.0 – Labour Force, Australia, Mar 2019 http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/0/6050C537617B613BCA25836800102753?Opendocument
#AusPol #Recession #MortgageDelinquencies Australian mortgage delinquencies are on the rise. This does not bode well for the economy and is another sign of the impending recession. References https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-05-02/negative-equity-on-the-rise-as-house-prices-continue-to-fall/11061780
AusPOL #Recession #Australia I discuss five way’s people can prepare for the impending recession in Australia, with a bonus sixth way tacked onto the end of my video. Difficult times are not insurmountable and can be character building.
#AusPol #Recession #Election2019 Bill Shorten is making promises to casual workers to provide them with a smoother pathway to permanent positions. Sounds great but might end up hurting more than helping. I would prefer more support for small businesses or addressing the issues of labour-hire companies. Where people employed are de-facto employees of a third […]
£AusPol #Recession #Election2019 Australia’s inflation rate was 0 for the last quarter and our GDP growth was only 0.2% and is trending down. It looks like Australia is heading for a recession, so why isn’t this the biggest issue of the election? Why are we worried about electric cars and political gender quotas? Will this […]
#AusPol #ConsumerConfidence #Housing Today we look at a New Zealand newspaper that is reporting on the impending or already begun, housing price crash in Australia. While 50% mighty sound excessive, when limited to apartments and when measures over a few years it doesn’t appear to be that outrageous. References