Something’s about to snap

Written by admin on February 16, 2008 – 8:45 am

This means the Australian economy is heading for a very sharp slowdown next year, which might seem a big call with unemployment at a 33 year low of 4.1 per cent . . . .

» Something’s about to snap (Alan Kohler) – Business Spectator, 14th February 2008.


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End of the boom?

Written by admin on February 9, 2008 – 8:00 am

The Age asks Steve Keen about house prices :

It has to fall at least as far as the US market will, and probably a lot more. Some conservative pundits think US prices need to fall another 25 per cent to restore pre-bubble valuations, and they’ve already fallen 8%. That means a 33% decline from a peak that’s 30% lower than ours.

» End of the boom? The Age – 9th February 2008.


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