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Why Trump is to blame for our emotional rollercoaster at the petrol pump

High petrol prices are the last thing Australia needs from an economic perspective. Unfortunately we're suffering huge swings due to international meddling.

China's crackdown on corruption is hurting Macau's gambling coffers in a big way. Plus other business tidbits of the day.

Business bites: oil’s up, don’t scoff … back to mortgage trough? … all bets are off …

China's crackdown on corruption is hurting Macau's gambling coffers in a big way. Plus other business tidbits of the day.

Remember when petrol was under $1 a litre? If oil prices are continuing to drop, why have does it cost so much to fill up these days? Economist and freelance journalist <b>Jason Murphy</b> explains.

If oil prices are tumbling, why is petrol so damn expensive?

Remember when petrol was under $1 a litre? If oil prices are continuing to drop, why have does it cost so much to fill up these days? Economist and freelance journalist Jason Murphy explains.

The ACCC is investigating petrol price fixing. Plus other business tidbits of the day.

Business bites: prices fixed? … chemical nixed … fund kicked …

The ACCC is investigating petrol price fixing. Plus other business tidbits of the day.

Low-income earners could be the key to a stronger economy if they spend the benefit of a fall in oil prices.

How low-income earners could save Joe Hockey’s neck

Low-income earners could be the key to a stronger economy if they spend the benefit of a fall in oil prices.

<em>Crikey</em> readers talk fuel excise, Joe Hockey and why Labor shafted single mums.

Petrol prices must go up

Crikey readers talk fuel excise, Joe Hockey and why Labor shafted single mums.

The government has made a good call in unfreezing the indexation of the fuel excise, and future treasurers will be grateful. But the decision will herald recurrent political problems for Joe Hockey.

Ignore rentseekers, the petrol excise should be indexed

The government has made a good call in unfreezing the indexation of the fuel excise, and future treasurers will be grateful. But the decision will herald recurrent political problems for Joe Hockey.

Labor's Kevin Rudd bounce seems to have reached its peak, though the Coalition is still favoured to win. Plus other political snippets noted along the way.

Richard Farmer’s chunky bits

Labor's Kevin Rudd bounce seems to have reached its peak, though the Coalition is still favoured to win. Plus other political snippets noted along the way.

I doubt that people have absorbed much of Tony Abbott's doomsday scenario.

What if it’s not the tax but the broken promise?

I doubt that people have absorbed much of Tony Abbott's doomsday scenario.

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