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ALCS Comes to a close (Kansas City Royals win!) & Go SF Giants! Markets tumble, treasury yields fall as investors flee to safety

Wednesday October 15th

Sports Update:  It’s still all about baseball (and most likely will be until the World Series)

ALCS Finale:  Kansas City Royals beat the Orioles, Win ALCS and head to the World Series… 585 more words

GST and tips

Some discussion lately on tips and GST.

It’s become more common for eftpos devices to offer customers a tipping option when paying their bills. The GST implications of this are more complex than the old-fashioned method of slipping a bit of extra cash to the staff person directly. 109 more words

IRD Activity

Best in Economics this week: October 10

Cool chart showing the oil production of the US


Which nicely relates to this chart, on the total of oil supply disruptions


More girl power: women are doing a lot better in today’s European labour market than men… 284 more words

Best Of The Web

Guest Post: Saving is for Mugs?

ITV’s Tonight programme on Interest Rates (1 October 2014) is starting to wind me up.

All this damned worrying about what happens when interest rates go up – how will the greedy blighters who have bought heavily into property funded by cheap mortgages survive? 645 more words

Selected Posts

State's Consumer Confidence Ticks Upward

GAINESVILLE (CBSMiami/NSF) – Floridians are feeling a little better about how the economy is doing.

In September, the state’s consumer confidence level reached a post-recession high, according to a University of Florida report. 213 more words


Not a good day to be a coach/manager (NFL, MLB) + Markets closer lower (investors flee stocks due to Hong Kong protests)

Monday September 29th

Sports Update:  Not a good day to be a coach/manager (NFL & MLB)

NFL:  Raiders fire coach Dennis Allen

  • The Oakland Raiders fired coach Dennis Allen today 4 games into his 3rd season.
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