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1 Dec 2015 (AFR) - Rising profits, business borrowing points to strengthening economic transition

(1 December 2015, AFR, p3, by Jacob Greber)

‘Company profits rose in the three months through September for the first time in more than a year, while business borrowing hit the fastest pace last month since the 2009 global recession. 62 more words

1.Market Observations

RBA Interest Rate Announcement 12.2015

The Reserve Bank (RBA)  met for the last time today for 2015. The result most economists anticipated is what was announced today by leaving the official cash interest rate on hold at 2%. 104 more words

Mortgage Broker

Notes From Underground: The FED ... Unsafe at Any Ultra-Low Rate

Last week, in the middle of gorging our material senses, Janet Yellen was responding to a letter from Ralph Nader, a well known consumer advocate who took the Bernanke and Yellen to task for keeping interest rates too low, resulting in asset inflation for Wall Street and the very wealthy while… 748 more words


Big Week


Well It’s Cyber Monday ! What’s that ? Well it’s the term given to the first Monday after Thanksgiving that is supposed to trigger off the frenzy of online purchasing as we start the build up to Christmas. 498 more words

Forex Trading

25 Nov 2015 (AFR) - Commercial property, banks warned - Banks increase commercial property exposure to $240b

(25 November 2015, AFR, p37, by Matthew Cranston)

‘Australian banks increased their commercial property exposures by more than $4.7 billion in the September quarter to $240 billion, despite repeated warnings from the Reserve Bank of Australia surrounding rising risks in the sector.’ 15 more words

1.Market Observations

RBA Watch: Is Debt Deflation "war gaming" a thing?

It would be very useful to find out what ‘war gaming’ exercises RBA and APRA have conducted to assess what they would do if the demand for debt dropped sufficiently to produce a 50% fall in house prices. 451 more words


Last Week - This Week.

Good Morning Everyone,

What a strange week we had last week! It seemed to just drift by, we had news, some of which gave a predictable market response, the rest did nothing really and we seemed to just plod along. 1,132 more words