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Economy

Negative Yield Bonds

#Bonds #Recession #Yield Nearly a third of the bonds of the world are currently providing a negative yield. Does that fill anyone with confidence? References The bond ‘black hole’ is getting larger and scarier with a third of the global market now negative https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-08-18/a-third-of-global-bonds-17-trillion-dollars-have-negative-yields/11420860

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Economy

Consumer Confidence Drops

#Australia #AusPOL #Recession Consumer and Business confidence has dropped in Australia. Looks like back to back interest rate cuts didn’t fill people with confidence for some reason? Reference Consumers most pessimistic in two years, despite tax and interest rate cuts https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-07-10/consumer-confidence-july-2019/11294948

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Economy

Australia is in Recession

#Australia #AusPOL #Recession GDP Per Capita has declined in Australia for the last two quarters, so for all intents and purposes, we are in a recession for the first time in 27 years. Our politicians need to use the R-word before the RBA starts playing with QE or negative interest rate. Perhaps some infrastructure projects […]

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Economy

Is the Market Predicting a Recession

#ASX #AusPOL #CashRate Both Equity and Bonds are rallying and analysis split over an impending market correction. Is this just smart investors moving funds into the equities market and hedging their bets or is the bond rally and market confusion a sign of impending recession? References Bonds https://www.asx.com.au/products/bonds.htm Trading View https://www.tradingview.com/chart/?symbol=ASX%3AXAO Share market correction may […]

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AUSPol One Nation (Party)

Election 2019 – Could One Nation Win Hunter

#Election2019 #ShiftTheWindow #AusPol Stuart Bonds who was running for the house of reps in Hunter NSW has achieved an amazing 21% primary vote results. Could he win One Nation’s first house of reps seat and wrestle Hunter away from 100 years of Labor complacency? Let’s have a look at the current results and theory craft […]