Has the government been too optimistic? A new forecast from the International Monetary Fund will give us some good insight.
Is Australia going into a recession? We share the latest figures.
The outlook for Australia's iron ore producers is dour. That drags down our terms of trade, and suggests Joe Hockey's gloomy economic forecasts can be believed.
New data from the OECD shows that Joe Hockey's supposed "budget crisis" is a lot of hooey, write Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer.
How do we judge the political pundits and economic forecasters that roll up to give us their predictions, only to be proven completely and utterly wrong? A Nobel prize winning scientist is calling them to account.
There’s an air of growing panic among Australia’s business people. The RBA and Treasury have been getting it wrong and are now forced to adjust their economic forecasts downwards.
There's much to absorb about the state of the economy at the moment. And it's more complex than many commentators are saying.
Yesterday's forecasts from Treasury spelt bad news for housing investment. The peak in housing approvals last year doesn't appear to be translating into bricks and mortar.
Economist Nouriel Roubini discusses the European debt crisis, bailouts, his plan to rein in Wall Street greed, and why the first world could be headed for another fiscal trainwreck.