Unemployment has officially risen, meaning the Reserve Bank should cut interest rates. But the jobs market is actually still performing well.
It’s a great time to have a lower dollar. But we wouldn't want it to stay too low for too long.
Wage Price Index data for the March quarter show wages going nowhere except in health and education — a reflection of the government's policy of wage stagnation.
The government's last-minute mortgage insurance scheme is yet another counterproductive housing policy set up to fail.
A desperate Scott Morrison has ignored his own advice of a week ago and launched an interventionist housing subsidy policy that will push house prices up — if it works at all.
If the Morrison government is returned, Ita Buttrose will have to stand and fight for the ABC.
The question is: will either of our big department stores succumb to woeful conditions? And if so, who goes first?
Despite the government's focus on tax, Labor's fiscal policy is the more boringly conservative and risk-averse approach of the major parties, and is all the better for it.