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Having learnt from Labor, the Coalition goes hard on last-minute scares

Having learnt from Labor, the Coalition goes hard on last-minute scares

Labor can complain about the Coalition's negative gearing scare campaign all it likes, but it benefited from lying to voters in 2016.

Beware vested interests on the ‘credit squeeze’ and property price spin

Beware vested interests on the ‘credit squeeze’ and property price spin

The Australian media is screaming about the sky falling but, once again, the facts don't really back that up.

House prices hysteria reveals the hypocrisy of old media 

House prices hysteria reveals the hypocrisy of old media 

Five minutes ago, Nine and News Corp were bemoaning the unaffordability of housing for young people. Now? Not so much...

Household finances tell a tale of diminishing wealth effect

Household finances tell a tale of diminishing wealth effect

In terms of household wealth, we only have the sharemarket going for us at the moment. Wages and property are undermining the "wealth effect".

Property prices bumping up the chance of an interest rate cut

Property prices bumping up the chance of an interest rate cut

A key constraint on further interest rate cuts has vanished as property prices soften in Sydney and Melbourne.

Cutting the brakes on a runaway housing market

Cutting the brakes on a runaway housing market

The question isn't if we can do it. The question is whether we can do it fast enough.

The enemy isn’t smashed avocado, but it also isn’t the baby boomer generation

The enemy isn’t smashed avocado, but it also isn’t the baby boomer generation

It's not brunch. It's not coffee. It's neither old people nor asylum seekers who have landed us in this rot.

Business bites: grocery malaise … waning gun craze … our reno phase …

Business bites: grocery malaise … waning gun craze … our reno phase …

Metcash's grocery business dips, but its hardware chain goes strong. And other business tidbits of the day.

Housing boom delivers a potential headache for the government

Housing boom delivers a potential headache for the government

The government faces a growing problem around the booming property markets of Sydney and Melbourne while the Reserve Bank can see danger to the wider economy, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.

Why is Australia so expensive — and who’s responsible?

Why is Australia so expensive — and who’s responsible?

If business wants to complain about the high cost of operating in Australia, it should demonstrate some courage and call out the culprits -- other businesses and the politicians that pander to them, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.