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Coronavirus, oil, and President Trump

Human psychology can influence financial markets in very weird ways, and such was the case on Monday, which was Wall Street’s worst day since December 2008. The sharp fall in equity markets around the world including here in Australia (see … Continue reading

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Economic outlook & collaborative economy presentation

The first day of the CPA Australia Not-for-Profit Conference was held in Brisbane today and I gave a presentation on the economic outlook and the collaborative economy that I gave in Sydney and Melbourne last week. My slides are available … Continue reading

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ABC radio interview on the fiscal challenges facing the new Qld Government

Chatting with Steve Austin about the fiscal challenges facing the new Government in the Legislative Council Chamber at Queensland Parliament House, Brisbane (Photo: Terri Begley) On the first day of Queensland’s new Parliament, Steve Austin from 612 ABC Brisbane radio … Continue reading

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Deloitte forecasts huge drop in resources sector construction jobs

I noticed the Mackay Daily Mercury (Investment drought to kill resources-boom building jobs) has picked up an interesting new report from the Australian Workplace and Productivity Agency: Resources Sector Skills Needs 2013. The report contains some interesting projections from Deloitte … Continue reading

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