economics

May’s First Hurdle. Step two is survival.

Theresa May’s cabinet has approved her Brexit plan, but a five hour meeting indicates it wasn’t plain sailing. Could this be the end of the line (for her)?

FOMC on hold, Brexit unknown, Italy in trouble

No change from the FOMC, weakness in Europe and uncertainty (or not?) over Brexit.

Divided they stand, divided the dollar falls

What do the mid-term election results mean for the markets – and the actions of the Fed?

RBA, mid-terms and the law of the jungle

All quiet ahead of mid-terms, but uncertainty on China trade talks and Brexit. NAB’s Rodrigo Catril talks through it all, plus today’s RBA meeting.

Tariffs, Tehran, mid-terms and a breakthrough for the Aussie dollar?

What will be impact of sanctions on Iran today. Is the US getting closer to a deal with China? What about a Brexit deal?

Will China survive the trade war?

Can China survive the trade war with the United States? Will President Trump be successfully in reducing his trade deficit? Who has most to lose?

Sharing in the spoils of your hard work

The Shadow Chancellor has a plan to ensure shared ownership of major companies – will it work?

Could the Euro be the world’s reserve currency?

Could the Euro ever displace the US dollars as the default reserve currency for the planet? or at least provide a choice?

Announcing the Nobble Prize in Economics

There’s the Nobel Prize for Economics – but today we launch the Nobble prize. Who should be the first recipient?

The inefficiency of inequality

A big divide between low and high wage earners isn’t just bad news for those on low incomes – everyone loses.

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