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1 Feb 2017 (AFR) - CFOs positive in uncertain backdrop but doubt corporate tax cuts will eventuate

(1 February 2017, AFR, p10, by Lucille Keen)

‘Australia chief financial officers are more optimistic, a new survey has found, even against the most uncertain backdrop on record. 62 more words

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26 Jan 2017 (TheAge) - Small business confidence at six year high propelled by metropolitan success

(26 January 2017, The Age, BusinessDay, p23, Bhakthi Puvanenthiran)

‘Recent surveys suggest regional and retail small businesses are feeling the heat.’

‘Business confidence is at its highest levels in six years but if you’re running a retail business in the country you’d have no idea. 61 more words

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Business Cycles & Investing: Malaysia (Jan 2017)

The Sun Daily reported back in October 2016:

Businesses and consumers are less optimistic about the Malaysian economy, a survey by the Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER) shows. 479 more words

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14 Dec 2016 (TheAge) - Business conditions lowest in 19 months, consumer confidence plunges

(14 December 2016, The Age, BusinessDay, p20, Jens Meyer)

‘Business conditions have fallen to their lowest level in 19 months, while consumer confidence has plunged following last week’s quarterly GDP contraction, in further signs the economy has hit a soft patch. 37 more words

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German Business Confidence Surges To Highest Since May 2014

A closely watched survey shows that business confidence in Germany, Europe’s biggest economy, has increased sharply to its highest reading since May 2014 amid signs that concerns related to Britain’s vote to leave the European Union have dissipated. 448 more words

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Fear and Economic Demand

It is generally understood that economic demand – the total purchases made, whether by consumers or those who are intermediaries in the chain of individuals and companies that are involved in the production of a product or service – is very important in determining how productive a country is. 2,306 more words

Act II: Free-Market Folly: Why Economics Is Not A Science