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MacroBusiness Friday, September 23, 2022 - 09:20 Source

Stocks markets remain in retreat mode following the latest interest rate hike by the US Federal Reserve but both currency and bond markets are forecasting more pain ahead as the hawkish Fed is not yet finished. Wall Street remains in bear market mode and Australian stocks are likely to start sharply lower in catchup after

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MacroBusiness Friday, September 23, 2022 - 09:00 Source

Gottiboff and a phalanx of other dills say the RBA must follow the Fed: And among the “crew” is our own Reserve Bank Governor Philip Lowe who will now be forced to follow his captain and raise Australian interest rates to a level that will almost certainly not only cause a recession, but lower share

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Cheeseburger Gothic Friday, September 23, 2022 - 08:59 Source

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MacroBusiness Friday, September 23, 2022 - 00:10 Source

The Credit Suisse Global Wealth Report has once again declared Australian households the world’s richest thanks to their expensive property assets: The report says that “the overall composition of assets or wealth has not changed a great deal in Australia since 2000” and that Australians display a relatively large preference for housing assets relative to

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MacroBusiness Friday, September 23, 2022 - 00:05 Source

Brisbane’s house price correction continues to break records. According to the CoreLogic daily dwelling values index, Brisbane housing values are declining at a 4.1% quarterly pace. That’s the fastest rate of decline in records dating back to 1980: Brisbane dwelling values have now plunged 4.2% from their mid-June peak, with no signs of slowing down:

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MacroBusiness Friday, September 23, 2022 - 00:01 Source

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Fed raises rates by another three-quarters of a percentage point to fight inflation – CNBC Fed Raises Rates Another 75 Basis Points—Pushing Borrowing Costs To Highest Level Since Great Recession – Forbes U.S. 2 Year Treasury hits 4% – CNBC 2-year Treasury yield surges above 4.1% after Fed hike,

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The Australian Independent Media Network Thursday, September 22, 2022 - 23:40 Source

We only have one planet! And we each have only one life! The vast majority of the current world’s human population is struggling to survive anyway, and dreams of populating another planet are, frankly, a waste of time. Watching Putin trying to carve a place in history for a Russian Empire is painful, and the…

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THE BLOT REPORT Thursday, September 22, 2022 - 19:33 Source
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Renew Economy Thursday, September 22, 2022 - 16:37 Source

Australia is the global leader in finding straight forward solutions to the variability of solar power and wind. Here's why.

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The Australian Independent Media Network Thursday, September 22, 2022 - 12:15 Source

The right to protest, fragile and meekly protected by the judiciary in Britain’s common law tradition, did not really hold much force till European law confirmed it. In the UK, condemning other countries for suppressing rights to protest is standard fare. So it was with some discomforting surprise – at least to a number of…

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MacroBusiness Thursday, September 22, 2022 - 12:05 Source

Join us in this investment podcast as Nucleus Wealth Chief Investment Officer, Damien Klassen, and Senior Financial Adviser, Samuel Kerr, do a deep dive into supply chains. Agenda: Supply Chain Manufacturing Shipping Inventories Containers Cars Energy View the presentation slides Click here to subscribe to our YouTube channel to be notified when this and future

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The Australian Independent Media Network Thursday, September 22, 2022 - 10:59 Source

Death, when it comes quickly for someone we love, tends to blindside us, and drag us out of our ordered complacency. Two women died this month. One I knew. One I did not know at all. One was famous. One was not. One attracted a staggering number of mourners, millions across the globe. The other…

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Your Democracy Thursday, September 22, 2022 - 10:16 Source

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a partial draft mobilization on September 21 and vowed to defend the right of the Donbass, Kherson and Zaporozhye regions to hold referenda on joining Russia, as the latter continues its special military operation to demilitarize and de-Nazify Ukraine.

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MacroBusiness Thursday, September 22, 2022 - 08:22 Source

DXY is a one-way rocketship to the stars. This is TINA, there is no alternative. My best guess is we’ll hit the millennial highs. Here’s the monthly chart for along term perspective. AUD is the inverse and there is every chance we hit the COVID monthly lows as the global recession advances: CNY is a

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Renew Economy Thursday, September 22, 2022 - 08:15 Source

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Your Democracy Thursday, September 22, 2022 - 08:13 Source

 

As against all this emotional talk there is need to point out again: praxeology and economics, its up-to-now best- developed branch, are neutral with regard to any moral precepts. 

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Your Democracy Thursday, September 22, 2022 - 05:02 Source

 

Some lawmakers worry partial cancellation of student debts will harm military recruitment and they’ve written to the president and defense secretary about it. 

 

 

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Your Democracy Thursday, September 22, 2022 - 04:37 Source

Neither Moscow nor Beijing are seeking to rule the world – unlike some other countries, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has said.

“In implementing their bilateral relations, Russia and China do not lay claim to ruling the whole world,” he told Russia’s Rossiya 1 channel on Sunday. However, “we know that some other countries have this tendency,” he added.

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Renew Economy Thursday, September 22, 2022 - 00:44 Source

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MacroBusiness Thursday, September 22, 2022 - 00:01 Source

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Fed expected to hike rates by three-quarters of a point again, but its forecast may matter most – CNBC Our world is in peril; UN secretary general warns general assembly – CBC The Poor Are Being Doubly Hit by Inflation and Policies to Combat Inflation – Truthout World-Renowned Economists

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George Monbiot Wednesday, September 21, 2022 - 20:11 Source

Liz Truss promises to double down on policies that have been completely discredited.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 17th September 2022

Soon, the focus will return, and the collapse of many people’s economic prospects will dominate once more. As winter approaches, it will become clear that our politics is spectacularly lacking in answers.

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Renew Economy Wednesday, September 21, 2022 - 20:01 Source

Australia is at the start of a globally significant investment boom. Its top 5 pure-play lithium firms have a collective market value of more than $A50 billion.

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Renew Economy Wednesday, September 21, 2022 - 18:38 Source

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MacroBusiness Wednesday, September 21, 2022 - 17:30 Source

Asian stocks have slumped in the wake of Russia calling up a “partial” mobilization (aka filling in the tens of thousands of young Russian lives lost so far) and more sabre rattling, leading to a full handle drop in Euro and higher volatility on currency markets. Tonight’s long awaited Federal Reserve meeting will add the

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The Australian Independent Media Network Wednesday, September 21, 2022 - 15:38 Source

Science & Technology Australia Media Release The number of women enrolled in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) degrees jumped by 24% between 2015 and 2020, bringing 17,000 more women into STEM study and lifting women’s share of STEM enrolments at universities from 34% to 37%, new data confirms. But while the pipeline of women…

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Renew Economy Wednesday, September 21, 2022 - 14:57 Source

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Your Democracy Wednesday, September 21, 2022 - 14:29 Source

French President Emmanuel Macron has described the upcoming Donbass votes on whether to join Russia as “another provocation” of Moscow’s and said that this “parody” on democracy might be funny if it weren’t tragic.

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MacroBusiness Wednesday, September 21, 2022 - 14:00 Source

Earlier this month, the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) released its House Price Index for August, which recorded the largest six month decline since records began in 1992. Days later, CoreLogic released its interactive Mapping the Market tool, which showed that house prices fell across 84% of New Zealand suburbs in the three

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MacroBusiness Wednesday, September 21, 2022 - 13:30 Source

The SMH’s Sydney Editor, Michael Koziol, has called on Australia’s governments to emulate New Zealand’s planning reforms, arguing it will boost housing supply and alleviate the affordability crisis: New Zealand has given us Crowded House, Russell Crowe and pavlova – could it now deliver us an elegant solution to the housing affordability crisis?… Late last

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Renew Economy Wednesday, September 21, 2022 - 13:13 Source

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