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After the Australian household debt and east coast housing booms – interest rates on hold until 2020

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After the Australian household debt and east coast housing booms – interest rates on hold until 2020

While the global economy is seeing its fastest growth in years and the US Federal Reserve has increased rates five times since December 2015 and is on track for more hikes this year, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has now left interest rates on hold for a record 21 months in a row.

Falling Sydney & Melbourne home prices – is this the crash? What about other cities & the impact on the economy?

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Falling Sydney & Melbourne home prices – is this the crash? What about other cities & the impact on the economy?

Property prices in Sydney and Melbourne likely have more downside, but a crash is unlikely in the absence of much higher mortgage rates, much higher supply and a long continuation of recent high construction activity. Other cities will perform better. Property investors should remain wary of Sydney and Melbourne and focus on laggard or higher yielding markets.

The pullback in shares – seven reasons not to be too concerned

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The pullback in shares – seven reasons not to be too concerned

The pullback in shares seen over the last week or two has seen much coverage and generated much concern. This is understandable given the rapid falls in share markets seen on some days.

2018 – a list of lists regarding the macro investment outlook

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2018 – a list of lists regarding the macro investment outlook

Although 2017 saw the usual worry list – around President Trump, elections in Europe, China, North Korea and Australian property – it was good for investors. Balanced super funds had returns around 10%, which is pretty good given inflation was around 2%

The Fed hikes again, still gradual but likely to be a bit faster next year – implications for investors and Australia

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The Fed hikes again, still gradual but likely to be a bit faster next year – implications for investors and Australia

The Fed hikes again, still gradual but likely to be a bit faster next year – implications for investors and Australia

Oliver's Insights, Review of 2017, outlook for 2018 - still in the "sweet spot" but expect more volatility ahead

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Oliver's Insights, Review of 2017, outlook for 2018 - still in the "sweet spot" but expect more volatility ahead

Review of 2017, outlook for 2018 – still in the “sweet spot” but expect more volatility ahead

Oliver's Insights Is Australia’s economy “built on shaky foundations” that are “about to collapse”?

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Oliver's Insights Is Australia’s economy “built on shaky foundations” that are “about to collapse”?

Is Australia’s economy “built on shaky foundations” that are “about to collapse”?

Oliver's Insights Bubbles, busts, investor psychology and bitcoin.

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Oliver's Insights Bubbles, busts, investor psychology and bitcoin.

Bubbles, busts, investor psychology…and bitcoin

Financially Speaking

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Financially Speaking

In this issue: Economic outlook, What will Amazon’s entry into Australia mean for Australian property?, Self-employed? Don’t leave your business at risk, Turning threats into opportunities, Financial matters for the over 60s, Fitness for the 21st century

Oliver's Insights, Medium term investment return outlook remains constrained

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Oliver's Insights, Medium term investment return outlook remains constrained

Oliver's Insights The medium term investment return outlook remains constrained.

Australian economy bounces back

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Australian economy bounces back

The Australian economy bounces back again – five reasons why some further pick up is likely and implications for investors

Financially Speaking - Spring Edition 2017

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Financially Speaking - Spring Edition 2017

The June quarter saw a battle between geo-politics and economics. The quarter was characterised by healthy gains across the US markets, a tepid performance for the European bourses and strong rises across Asia, with the exception of China’s Shanghai Composite Index.

Oliver's Insights - Five great charts on investing

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Oliver's Insights - The Australian economy hits another rough patch

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Oliver's Insights - Australian cash rate on hold

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Oliver's Insights: A further 21 great investment quotes

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Financial Speaking

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