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Chief Economist's Weekly Brief - No time to rest

Unemployment may be low and job growth robust, but it’s not time to rest. The UK’s productivity performance is screaming for more investment. So it’s encouraging that more spending on infrastructure and R&D look to be key planks of the government’s ‘industrial strategy’. 1,038 more words

Weekly Brief

15 Oct 2016 (AFR) - Melbourne high-rise units top negative equity risk: Moody's

(15 October 2016, AFR, p2, by Larry Schlesinger)

‘Investors in new Melbourne high-rise apartments are at twice the risk of falling into a position of negative equity – owing more on their mortgage than the value of their property – compared with than those in Sydney, according to credit rating agency Moody’s.’ 15 more words

1.Market Observations

402,000 homeowners faced with underwater mortgages in California

Imagine everyone in Oakland dealing with a financial headache, one that can affect everything from their buying power to retirement plans?

That’s the far-reaching effect of negative equity in California. 834 more words

Keep Your Home California

Interesting Housing News

Are you knee deep in ‪Flood Insurance‬ questions?
Please join us at this Tuesday’s Coffee Corner when Amy Metz from American Strategic Insurance presents the latest updates and answers all your questions. 158 more words

Housing Economics

The Baby Boomers' dilemma - how much should we do for our grown-up kids?

One of those PR-generated stories that crop up in the British media from time to time concerns the increasing tendency of female students to hook up with so-called sugar daddies – older men who lavish cash, presents and holidays on kids half their age in return for company and, it seems, sometimes sex. 2,475 more words


Hong Kong sees spurt in negative-equity home owners as property prices tumble

Source: South China Morning Post – Business feed, by Sandy Li

The number of Hong Kong homeowners who owe more than the value of their property has shot up for the first time in nearly a year and a half as property prices fall faster than expected amid a market turmoil while new flat supply is set to climb to a 12-year high. 210 more words

Financial/Societal Collapse And Dependence