Why are our banks acting as morality police and corporate virtue signalling?
Westpac has been accused of money laundering. Yep, we really need that cash ban.
Banks are changing the way they are selling debt to collection agencies.
Is a sharp decline in Ute sales, combined with the prolonged fall in building approvals signalling a tradie recession?
#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
#Finances #Banks #HeiseSays Banks are acting as moral police and freezing accounts and banning clients. References Bank of Queensland ‘reviewing’ no tattoo parlour policy after Gold Coast artist’s accounts frozen https://www.news.com.au/finance/business/banking/bank-of-queensland-reviewing-no-tattoo-parlour-policy-after-gold-coast-artists-accounts-frozen/news-story/dd0dc298ff50601bd062af681b0a6541
#NAB #Banking #HeiseSays NAB profits plunge. References https://www.nab.com.au/content/dam/nabrwd/documents/reports/corporate/fy19-investor-presentation.pdf ‘Disappointing’: NAB profits tumble 10.6 per cent, executives miss out on bonuseshttps://www.smh.com.au/business/banking-and-finance/nab-profits-tumble-10-6-per-cent-as-customer-compensation-costs-bite-20191107-p5385q.html
#Retail #Recession #HeiseSays Retail levels have crashed to levels not seen since the 1990’s recession. References Retail slumps to ‘weakest’ level since 1990s recession as tax cuts fail to stimulate consumer spending https://www.theage.com.au/politics/federal/worrying-sign-retail-slumps-to-worst-performance-since-last-recession-as-jobs-weaken-20191104-p5378r.html?fbclid=IwAR3h2VWqEkoJQJPDUX36h12CN9x7UMbpKce448y28rwZjEpYBcymiA8l87M
#Eftpos #Australia #HeiseSays Eftpos transaction fees are being passed onto consumers with greater frequency. Luck we still have cash….oh. References
#Recession #China #HeiseSays Is China heading for a recession? References China Is Heading For A Long Growth Recession, Not Because Of The Trade War https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbes-finds/2019/11/01/the-best-tech-giftsfrom-new-releases-to-cult-favorites/#394cfde677b0