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The Global Mail - Syndicated Stories Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 01:20 Source

All in all, most coins under our focus are on a slide having broken our previous key support. IOTA and EOS are some of them with Litecoin movements more pronounced following that spike below $130. I’m not bearish on Litecoin […]

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MacroBusiness Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 00:30 Source

Australia   Australian Housing – Where headed 1   Australian Housing – Where headed 2   Melbourne and Sydney Auction Clearance rates   Australia – House prices and the RBA   Australian Consumer Confidence   Budget Tax exemption vehicles   Australia – International Student Visas   Australia Productivity & Income   Australia – Public Sector Construction

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North Coast Voices Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 00:16 Source

“The Trump administration did not rise, prima facie, like Venus on a half shell from the sea. Donald Trump is the result of a long process of political, cultural and social decay. He is a product of our failed democracy.

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North Coast Voices Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 00:15 Source

Note: Cr Keith Williams is deputy mayor of Ballina Shire Council on the NSW Far North Coast.

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MacroBusiness Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 00:01 Source

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: U.S. Launches Criminal Probe into Bitcoin Price Manipulation – Bloomberg About $1.2 billion in cryptocurrency stolen since 2017: cybercrime… – Reuters The declining share of manufacturing jobs – VOX Elon Musk Is Gaslighting Us – Slate Tesla’s Model 3: You’re Going To Need A Bigger Parking Lot – Seeking

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Harrangue Man Friday, May 25, 2018 - 22:19 Source

The ever boil was lanced and gunk shot out the side and top. The during was the worst part, for the fucker had risen to where nerve endings are and the squeeze pain was exquisite. So intense that after it stopped, and the area now drained was less hurty than before, that I got an epic post-pain high. I keep walking around marvelling at just how fucking painful that was but that it's not happening now. It's like I'm happy saying "Jesus, how fucked was that?!" and feeling it too.The ever boil; proof positive that something awful happening that then stops is better than something nice happening.I feel like a high five is owed. Woooooo!

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MacroBusiness Friday, May 25, 2018 - 17:21 Source

The overnight pullback on risk markets in the wake of the Trump “diplomacy” over North Korea has translated into similar moves here in Asia, although Japanese stocks fared better than expected as Yen weakened against USD throughout the session. The weaker USD is keeping commodities steady, including gold and the Aussie dollar. The Shanghai Composite is still

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Harrangue Man Friday, May 25, 2018 - 16:46 Source

Sometimes when you have OCPD, PTSD, anxiety and depression and you go for a ride and a think you may end up in a state of disassociation. I had one on the lake ride, with angry crying and carrying a crippling amount of emotional baggage. I suspect it was triggered by seeing shitty parenting on TV then riding near my psychologist's where last session I'd spoken of what it was like to want to die as a child and you welcomed it.

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MacroBusiness Friday, May 25, 2018 - 15:16 Source

Your future is bleak, Australia, via the Dictator’s mouthpiece, The Global Times: A senior official argued that without due punishment, defaulters would only feel encouraged after it was reported China’s social credit system had blocked more than 11.14 million flights and 4.25 million high-speed train trips by the end of April. An improved social credit

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MacroBusiness Friday, May 25, 2018 - 14:39 Source

Via our Chris today, whose royal commission objections are mounting towards jihad: Labor fundamentally undermined the integrity of the financial system by partially shifting responsibility for repaying debts from the borrower to the lender, which is insane. Now lenders, not borrowers, are liable for understanding borrowers’ financial circumstances and verifying whether they can service a

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The Australian Independent Media Network Friday, May 25, 2018 - 14:00 Source

Part Thirty-seven of a history of European occupation, rule, and brutal imperialism of Indigenous Australia, by Dr George Venturini. It seems fair to presume that people who have experienced the questionable ‘blessings’ of imperial or colonial domination – whether of a political or socio-economic nature – would welcome the final liberation from the condition of…

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Renew Economy Friday, May 25, 2018 - 13:52 Source

Ten million electric vehicles in Australia will provide enough storage to power the country for a day - helping fast-track the transition to 100 per cent renewable energy.

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MacroBusiness Friday, May 25, 2018 - 13:41 Source

Via The Australian comes the idiot: Mr Foley was forced to apologise over comments he made about “white flight” occurring in Sydney’s western suburbs on Thursday, which prompted widespread condemnation from both sides of politics. NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian criticised Mr Foley in Thursday’s question time, describing his words as “divisive, offensive, dangerous and nasty”.

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Renew Economy Friday, May 25, 2018 - 13:38 Source

Perth-based building-integrated solar PV company has debuted on the ASX after successful $A5m initial public offering.

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Renew Economy Friday, May 25, 2018 - 13:38 Source

Perth-based building-integrated solar PV company, ClearVue Technologies, has debuted on the ASX after successful $A5m initial public offering.

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MacroBusiness Friday, May 25, 2018 - 13:12 Source

Via UBS: Time for a housing deep dive: approvals surprise to the upside again UBS’s ‘early’/non-consensus calling the top of housing is playing out with tighter credit seeing falling activity, prices, and commencements. But positively, Mar-18 approvals rebounded to 235k, supported by booming population of 1.6% y/y, as migration surged 250k. But given our dovish

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Renew Economy Friday, May 25, 2018 - 12:59 Source

Jaguar to spend $4m on network of 150 charging stations ahead of release of its first EV in Australia in October.

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Renew Economy Friday, May 25, 2018 - 12:59 Source

Jaguar to spend $4m on network of 150 charging stations ahead of release of its first EV in Australia in October.

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Renew Economy Friday, May 25, 2018 - 12:55 Source

Adani's attendance at a Hanoi “energy roundtable,” facilitated by the Australian government, signifies the desperate challenge it faces getting Carmichael coal project off the ground.

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Harrangue Man Friday, May 25, 2018 - 12:47 Source

The alchemist looks like my friend A---.The urchin looks like a guy I went to the all boys Dickensian fuckthemupforlife factory with.And the person on the ring of protection card looks like Will Ferrell.If you play it long enough these things become clear.AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

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Renew Economy Friday, May 25, 2018 - 12:39 Source

Clean energy accelerator program signs up record number of innovative start-ups, with some great ideas on how to charge EVs, cut waste to landfill, and help consumers get cheaper, cleaner power.

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MacroBusiness Friday, May 25, 2018 - 12:30 Source

By Leith van Onselen The ABC has released a report explaining why Australian homelessness is getting worse: Australia’s homelessness figures are going in the wrong direction, and housing experts warn we’re about to recommit to a failing policy. Last month’s census data revealed that after a long period of stability, homelessness in Australia has gone

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MacroBusiness Friday, May 25, 2018 - 12:15 Source

Via Creamers: Brazilian miner Vale expects iron-ore output at its premier S11D mine to reach 58-million tonnes this year, above an official forecast of 50-million to 55-million tonnes, a person familiar with the matter said. The expected increase is due mainly to selling more “canga,” or iron-ore with a higher grade of contaminants – along

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MacroBusiness Friday, May 25, 2018 - 12:02 Source

BofAML says falls are over: The China backdrop remains negative but appropriately priced, while the fact that Australia is becoming a more diversified economy means that positive domestic factors should be more supportive moving ahead. The Australian dollar trade weighted index is trading close to its lowest level since 2015-16, a time when the China

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MacroBusiness Friday, May 25, 2018 - 11:41 Source

AUD is soft during the morning after weak Japanese inflation: The Bondcano is bid: An XJO double-top is still in play but within a larger bullish ascending triangle: Dalian is soft: Big Iron too: And Big Oil: Big Gold is back: Banks are still taking heat. Both WBC and CBA are at massive crucial support

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MacroBusiness Friday, May 25, 2018 - 11:30 Source

I’m still trying to be nice but it’s getting harder. The post-Domainfax Michael Pascoe has red-lined on houses being cheap: This won’t go down well with the housing crisis brigade, but housing affordability has not gone through the roof. It’s actually been fairly stable for the past quarter century And to the extent that housing affordability

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MacroBusiness Friday, May 25, 2018 - 11:00 Source

By Leith van Onselen You know Auckland’s housing market has hit peak stupid when despite a near record high average dwelling price of $1.05 million: And rampaging population growth: We are being told that Auckland’s dwelling values must continue to rise otherwise developers will go bust: House prices and those of commercial property projects will

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MacroBusiness Friday, May 25, 2018 - 10:45 Source

Via the Kouk earlier this week: Do we need to be worried about Australia’s economic outlook? The Reserve Bank of Australia reckons that the next move in official interest rates is more likely to be up than down. RBA Governor has said so in recent weeks as he talks up the prospects for the economy

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MacroBusiness Friday, May 25, 2018 - 10:30 Source

This morning I was interviewed by Radio 2GB’s Luke Grant discussing Labor Leader, Luke Foley’s, regrettable comments yesterday about “white flight” from Sydney owing to an influx of refugees (which I demolished yesterday). I also slam mainstream economists infatuation with endless growth, as well as the lunacy of recent calls to increase Australia’s immigration intake

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The Australian Independent Media Network Friday, May 25, 2018 - 10:26 Source

Nothing exemplifies better how totally lacking in judgement the Coalition is than the superannuation saga. (Ok, maybe their determination to exacerbate climate change, but that’s another story albeit very similar in its short-sighted ignorance.) In the brief moments between discussing dual citizenship and Gestapotato’s latest bid to make us all scared, they sometimes remember we…

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