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MacroBusiness Friday, October 15, 2021 - 09:00 Source

A solid night of corporate earnings with no surprises and a weaker USD has seen both Wall Street and European share markets continue their bounceback overnight, putting aside continuing concerns over inflation/stagflation. The USD remained weak against both the majors and commodity currencies, although the risk correlated USDJPY pair is stable indicating a strong tailwind

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MacroBusiness Friday, October 15, 2021 - 09:00 Source

DXY was soft again last night and EUR rallied: The AUD is a roaring rocket It looks rather like commodities. Oil: And base metals, as the energy bubble cuts refining production in China: Big miners loved it: Even EM stocks lifted: Junk is fixed! As the US curve was hammered. The bond market is beginning

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Renew Economy Friday, October 15, 2021 - 08:39 Source

Vestas promises to make wind turbines full recyclable, while Vattenfall bans used turbine blades from landfill.

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Your Democracy Friday, October 15, 2021 - 08:26 Source

coal...coal...

China is the world’s biggest coal consumer. About 50% of all coal burnt on our planet is burnt in China. Although China is also the world’s leading coal producer, it needs to be its main importer as well.

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Your Democracy Friday, October 15, 2021 - 07:31 Source

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The federal government has been excoriated on Q+A by Labor and cross bench MPs for not having a climate policy that gets the nation to net zero emissions by the year 2050.

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Your Democracy Friday, October 15, 2021 - 06:10 Source

julian...julian...The very contrasting treatment of whistleblowers willing to testify against Facebook with that of the imprisoned WikiLeaks founder shows us that the Establishment’s support of those ‘spilling the beans’ is highly selective. 

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MacroBusiness Friday, October 15, 2021 - 00:10 Source

Infrastructure Australia has released a new report lobbying for more skilled immigration to build the infrastructure needed to sustain a bigger population (caused by immigration): Infrastructure Australia chief executive Romilly Madew said more migration will be needed to fill the forecast shortfall of 105,000 infrastructure jobs. The report highlights “increasing risks for cost escalation and

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MacroBusiness Friday, October 15, 2021 - 00:05 Source

In the week ended 14 October, the CoreLogic daily dwelling values index increased another 0.35%: All major markets recorded rising values with the exception of Perth: Values have so far risen by 0.77% this month, with all major markets rising: Quarterly price growth remains turbo-charged but slowing at 4.52% across the five major capitals. Brisbane

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MacroBusiness Friday, October 15, 2021 - 00:01 Source

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: High Inflation Is Here To Stay – Reason How natural disasters benefit rich people but make the poor poorer – The Guardian A New Global Economic Consensus – Project Syndicate What is the social cost of carbon? What should the discount rate be when applied to future benefits from

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Your Democracy Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 21:15 Source

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Frustrated mining magnate Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest has lashed out at Nationals politicians who he says are "capable of hearing the facts" on the coal industry, but have chosen to ignore them to chase votes.

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The Australian Independent Media Network Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 20:45 Source

By Amanda Smith    The Cashless Debit Card is the latest iteration of a policy called “compulsory income management” (CIM) in Australia. Compulsory income management – meaning government and corporate control over all or portions of people’s social security entitlement payments, is an idea that had its roots as far back as 1982 in government,…

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Renew Economy Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 20:22 Source

Canadian energy giant ATCO says it is making progress with a 2,600MWh pumped hydro project near Bathurst, which it h

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Renew Economy Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 19:21 Source

New Bighorn solar farm in Colorado will enable the neighbouring steel plant to become the first in the world to be largely powered by solar.

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Club Troppo Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 18:32 Source

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David Card, 2021 Nobel winner and nice guy

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Club Troppo Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 18:32 Source

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David Card, 2021 Nobel winner and nice guy

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Your Democracy Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 18:04 Source

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There have been a number of suggestions online that the withdrawal of American soldiers from overseas is being undertaken to use the troops against those individuals and domestic groups that are being targeted by the Justice Department.

 

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THE BLOT REPORT Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 16:39 Source

The man who brought a lump of lacquered coal into parliament in early 2017, to wave in the face of the Labor Opposition, was then treasurer, Scott Morrison. He shouted, as he often does: “This is coal. Don’t be afraid. Don’t be scared”.

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MacroBusiness Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 16:30 Source

Asian stock markets have rebounded after the US inflation led bounce on Wall Street overnight with the reversal in USD strength against the major risk currencies still holding, with gold hovering just below the $1800USD per ounce level. Meanwhile Bitcoin continues its little uptick above the $57K level, as it remains poised to match its

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THE BLOT REPORT Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 16:26 Source
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Renew Economy Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 15:00 Source

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MacroBusiness Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 14:30 Source

Seriously, who’d buy a Sydney high-rise apartment? On Monday, new research by the Strata Community Association NSW revealed that four in 10 new apartment buildings in NSW have serious defects. And yesterday, The SMH reported that an apartment tower in Sydney’s south-west came close to being evacuated after an engineer’s report warned that the building

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MacroBusiness Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 14:00 Source

Good news: Pfizer Inc. will make an expedited application to Australia’s medical regulator for its Covid-19 vaccine to be considered for use in children aged five to 11, Health Minister Greg Hunt said. The company is expected to submit data on its vaccine to the Therapeutic Goods Administration within weeks, Hunt said at a press conference

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Renew Economy Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 13:44 Source

A new Australian sleep study finds residents living near a wind farm much more likely to blame road traffic, or snoring partners, for disturbed sleep.

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MacroBusiness Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 13:30 Source

Yesterday, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) released Overseas Arrivals and Departures data for August 2021, which suggests net migration into Australia remained firmly negative. There was a net 5,260 permanent & long-term departures in August, which followed July’s 3,130 net departures. Over the August quarter, there were 5,850 net permanent & long-term departures: Since

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MacroBusiness Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 13:00 Source

Average views per listing on Realestate.com.au hit a record high in September, according to the latest PropTrack Housing Market Indicators Report: With limited stock on the market, views per listing hit record highs. The ongoing shortage of stock available for sale coupled with elevated search volumes on realestate.com.au resulted in record high interest from buyers

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Renew Economy Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 12:35 Source

Energy Transformed Net ZeroJoin a panel of leading experts and businesses that are taking action now to find out what we need to do in this second webinar of the Energy Transformed

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Renew Economy Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 12:34 Source

 Goldwind).Australia slips another rank in EY renewable attractive index, but maintains top 10 position thanks to states and big corporates.

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MacroBusiness Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 12:30 Source

As already reported, Australia’s unemployment rate rose 0.1% in August to 4.6% – close to the lowest reading since December 2008: However. total jobs fell by 138,000 to 12,884,600 people in September, with part-time jobs declining 164,700, partly offset by a 26,700 increase in part-time jobs: The reason why the unemployment rate only rose 0.1%

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Renew Economy Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 12:14 Source

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MacroBusiness Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 12:00 Source

BofA talks us through it: Rents surge pointing to stronger persistent inflationCore CPI rose 0.24% mom in September, bouncing back from the 0.1%rise in August. This kept the % yoy rate steady at 4.0% (4.03% unrounded) yoy. Headline inflation rose0.41% mom, which bumped up % yoy to 5.4% from 5.3%. Energy prices soared 1.3%mom and

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