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Recession Watch: Inventory Glut, Iffy Consumer Demand Sink US Freight Volume

From Wolf Street, by Wolf Richter

Worst March, worst first quarter since 2010.

The goods-based economy in the US, largely dependent on the previously irrepressible but now strung-out American consumer, isn’t doing so well. 245 more words

Economy

16 Apr 2016 (AFR) - Apartment glut a threat to financial stability, warns RBA

(16 April 2016, AFR, p1, by Jonathan Shapiro)

‘A glut of inner city apartments and an influx of Chinese money into the property market is shifting the risks in the banking system, the Reserve Bank has said in its semi-annual health check of the financial sector.’ 15 more words

1.Market Observations

Gluttony

I feel so sick.

leaned over the porcelain, feeling that

my bile mars the cool white just as it does

my insides.

Not just the esophagus, the stomach, the liver. 83 more words

Poetry

14 Apr 2016 (AFR) - Inner city Sydney apartments fall by up to 19 per cent, JLL report shows

(14 April 2016, AFR, p3, by Su-Lin Tan)

‘Sydney inner-city apartment prices are starting to mirror price falls in central Melbourne, by falling as much as 19 per cent in the last three months of 2015 in some areas, a report by global real estate group JLL has shown. 44 more words

1.Market Observations

Autumn roasted tomato sauce

Every wondered what to do with 3-4 kilos of end-of-season tomatoes going cheap at your local green grocers, the answer is this: roasted tomato sauce. Chop the tomatoes up with some onion, garlic, herbs, salt and a good slurp of olive oil. 487 more words

Recipe

Story Pitch: Brisbane Inner-City Apartment Market in Crisis?

High rise development has long been an issue of considerable importance for the city of Brisbane. With stakeholders ranging from investors, government, industry and residents alike, this issue has and will continue to be a story of great relevance. 758 more words

Brisbane

2 Mar 2016 (TheAge) - LNG producers face 'power shift' as buyers gain upper hand

(2 March 2016, The Age, BusinessDay, p27, Angela Macdonald-Smith, Energy Reporter, View more articles from Angela Macdonald-Smith)

‘Buyers are rapidly gaining the upper hand in Asia’s oversupplied liquefied natural gas market, dragging down prices and forcing producers to rethink expectations for long-term sales contracts that have underpinned Australia’s LNG construction boom.’ 6 more words

1.Market Observations