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So you think Sydney’s housing bubble is bad?

October 21, 2021 - 12:30 -- Admin

If you think Sydney’s property market is a bubble after 23.5% this calendar year, you ain’t seen nothing yet. According to the latest UBS Global Real Estate Bubble Index, Sydney is only ‘middle of the road’ compared against the world’s global cities for housing bubble risk: The next chart shows the change in rankings across

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MB Fund Podcast: The Great Energy Bubble and Bust LIVE 12:30 AEDT

October 21, 2021 - 12:00 -- Admin

In today’s investment webinar (LIVE 12:30pm AEST), MB Fund’s Chief Strategist David Llewellyn Smith, Head of Investments Damien Klassen, and Marketing Coordinator Jayden Stent discussing if an Energy Crisis is inevitable On the agenda: Roll up for the amazing energy bubble Demand drivers Supply drivers Paths of resolution Investment implications    Can’t make it

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Get set for the great inherited “wealth tsunami”

October 21, 2021 - 11:40 -- Admin

An entire generation of Aussies are set to inherit an average $320,000 each over the next 15 years as their baby boomer parents die, according to a new report published at News.com.au: Baby Boomers are expected to pass on a whopping $3.5 trillion to their kids in the next 15 years… There are an estimated

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Fairfield mayor rejects Ponzi Perrottet’s immigration push

October 21, 2021 - 11:20 -- Admin

The Mayor of Western Sydney LGA, Frank Carbone, has categorically rejected Dominic “Ponzi” Perrottet’s call to double the nation’s immigration intake to 400,000. Carbone appeared on the Today Show yesterday (video below) where he stated categorically that Fairfield and Western Sydney cannot cope with such extreme growth, which would destroy housing affordability, put undue strain

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Did the energy bubble just burst?

October 21, 2021 - 11:00 -- Admin

It may well have, certainly for coal. Thermal coal futures were massacred again yesterday: Coking coal suddenly looks like iron ore: The Chinese intervention into what was stark raving mad market movements did the trick. Here is more texture: China will intervene in high coal prices and will impose severe punishment on those involved in coal

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The eight phases to total Bitcoin domination

October 21, 2021 - 10:40 -- Admin

It doesn’t really matter what the bubble is. If it is a genuine bubble then the path is always the same. First, some “genius” delivers a breakthrough product (like a CDO, for instance). First movers get in and make spectacular returns. The wider market remains skeptical but the stink of money begins to suck in

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Australian economy gets dumber and dumberer

October 21, 2021 - 10:30 -- Admin

Deloitte Access Economics has released a report entitled Australia remade: a country fit for the age of disruption, which claims that Australia is “not as successful an economy as we think we are” and lacks sophistication: [The] Deloitte Economic Sophistication Index ranks countries and their economies based on two measures: the value added to the goods

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Stop blaming a ‘lack of supply’ for Australia’s housing woes

October 21, 2021 - 10:20 -- Admin

Ex-RBA head of research turned chief economist at the Centre for Independent Studies, Peter Tulip, has penned an article in Fairfax blaming a lack of supply for Australia’s housing affordability woes: Many submissions to the federal housing inquiry now underway argue for removal of tax concessions like negative gearing and the capital gains discount. This

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Daily iron ore price update (pansy cartel)

October 21, 2021 - 09:30 -- Admin

The ferrous complex was a bit of a mess on October 20, 2021 as spot firmed, paper jumped but steel was hit: The newsflow this week has been dominated by the iron ore cartel downgrading its output projections. This is poor mining and even poorer economics but, these days, it’s all about control fraud as

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Macro Morning

October 21, 2021 - 09:30 -- Admin

A relatively mixed night on risk markets and while Wall Street continued its corporate earnings inspired rally, the US Dollar Index (DXY) fell back against the majors, with the Kiwi and Australian dollar doing the most heavy lifting. Meanwhile Treasury yields pulled back from their recent near six month high with the 10 year still

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