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Turnbull needs to take on Trump’s Make America Cheap Again silliness

Turnbull needs to take on Trump’s Make America Cheap Again silliness

Donald Trump's protectionism is doing real damage to our exporters -- something Malcolm Turnbull needs to raise with the Americans.

Business bites: cash rules … RBA’s pools … currency unspools …

Business bites: cash rules … RBA’s pools … currency unspools …

Cash is not dead. And other media tidbits of the day.

Business bites: Hollywood shine … VW’s decline … dollar on the line …

Business bites: Hollywood shine … VW’s decline … dollar on the line …

Leo DiCaprio takes the VW diesel engine scandal to the silver screen. And other business tidbits of the day.

Business bites: GDP gloom and monetary moves … prize for dollar rise … gung-ho may go slow …

Business bites: GDP gloom and monetary moves … prize for dollar rise … gung-ho may go slow …

There's little movement in US economy as Australian dollar rises and Kiwis flag possible rate cuts. Plus more business tidbits of the day.

China ‘recovery’ more a dead cat bounce

China ‘recovery’ more a dead cat bounce

The one sector that is not seeing growth is the one most important to Australian mining: housing in China.

The dollar is slowly tightening its grip on Hockey’s forecasts

The dollar is slowly tightening its grip on Hockey’s forecasts

The persistent strength of the dollar threatens to do to Joe Hockey what it did to Wayne Swan - and the stakes are just as high for the government as they were for Labor, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.

The five waves that could wipe out the Australian economy this year

The five waves that could wipe out the Australian economy this year

The waves washing over the Australian economy won't wipe us out in themselves. But the convergence of them this year could flood attempts to refloat the economy.

Australia is swaggering, unarmed, in the global currency war

Australia is swaggering, unarmed, in the global currency war

The Australian dollar isn't losing against commodity competitors but manufacturing and service economies. So how long will it last and can anything be done about it?

Strong economic data, but will the RBA take away the punch bowl?

Strong economic data, but will the RBA take away the punch bowl?

Fresh data shows that monthly volatility aside, the labour market is performing much more strongly than in 2013 -- good news for Joe Hockey despite his gloomy forecasts, write Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane.

How US bonds are putting a rocket under the Australian dollar

How US bonds are putting a rocket under the Australian dollar

If the Reserve Bank is relying on a recovery in the United States economy and a hawkish Federal Reserve to bring down the Aussie dollar, it might be waiting a while.