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Economy Housing Crash

Restarting the Housing Bubble

#Housing #Bubble #Economy #HeiseSays Quantitative Easing and Negative Interest Rates could potentially restart the Australian Housing Bubble. References https://www.businessinsider.com.au/australia-housing-bubble-rba-negative-interest-rates-qe-2019-10

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Economy

Negative Interest Rates are Irrational

#InterestRates #NegativeInterest #Recession Negative Interest Rates are irrational, let’s look at the Austrian perspective. References Negative Interest Rates are the Price We Pay for De-Civilization

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Economy Recession

Unemployment Rate Rises in August

#Unemployment #Underemployment #Recession Australia’s unemployment rate has risen in August to 5.3% despite the RBA’s hopes and dreams. References Unemployment keeps rising to 5.3 per cent in Augusthttps://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-09-19/unemployment-continues-to-rise-hitting-5.3-per-cent-in-august/

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Economy

More talk of Negative Interest Rates

#Economy #NegativeInterestRates #RBA Talk of Negative interest rates is appearing more frequently in Australia media. References Reserve Bank may slash rates to 0.25 per cent, but ‘reluctant’ to dip into negative territory https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-09-14/rba-interest-rate-cuts/11510102?section=business

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Construction Economy

Attacking Small Business to Justify the Cash Ban

#CashBan #Australia #ATO Small Businesses are being framed in a negative light to justify the cash ban and the path to negative interest rates. Naturally only by people who would not appreciate the challenges small businesses face. References IBM, Atlassian, Schneider avoided paying the Australian Taxation Office in 2016 https://www.crn.com.au/news/ibm-atlassian-schneider-avoided-paying-the-australian-taxation-office-in-2016-479382 Small business ‘tax gap’ costing […]

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Economy Property

Low Interest Rates On the way to negative

#InterestRates #RBA #NegativeInterestRates Are low interest rates here to stay or simply part of the journey towards negative interest rates? References Record low interest rates are here to stay, and may even sink lower, economists predict https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-08-27/interest-rates-predicted-to-stay-low-economists/11450918?section=business

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Cash Ban

ABC Discusses Negative Interest Rates

#CashBan #IMF #NegativeInterestRates It’s good to see that the ABC is beginning to report and discuss the prospect of negative interest rates, with reference to IMF research. References Banning cash so you pay the bank to hold your money is what the IMF wants https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-08-26/cash-ban-so-you-pay-the-bank-to-hold-your-money-what-imf-wants/11443646

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Economy

Reporting Australia’s $10,000 Cash Ban

#CashBan #Australia #Money The ABC and SBS are finally reporting about the proposed cash transaction ban, 8 day’s after the due date for submissions to the treasury. What is the point? References Currency (Restrictions on the Use of Cash) Bill 2019 https://www.treasury.gov.au/consultation/c2019-t395788 Paying more than $10,000 in cash could make you a criminal under proposed […]

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Economy

Australia’s Unemployment Rate is set to Rise

#Unemployment #Recession #Economy Market Economists are predicting Australia’s Unemployment rate will rise late this week. That would seem to align with the recent news about the retail recession that is underway. References Wage and unemployment numbers set to pressure RBA to cut interest rates again https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-08-11/interest-rates-under-pressure-again-from-wage-jobs-figures/11398864?section=business Roy Morgan Employment Estimates (1999-2019) https://www.roymorgan.com/morganpoll/unemployment/estimates-detailed

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AUSPol Economy

Contacting the House of Reps about the Restrictions on the Use of Cash

#AusPOL #HouseofReps #CashLimit What better way to spend a Sunday night than to try and contact every member of the House of Representatives informing them of my concerns with the Draft Currency (Restrictions on the Use of Cash) Bill 2019. Watch and join in as well, let’s flood them with concern so they all pay […]