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Why 37,500 is Australia’s magic number

Why 37,500 is Australia’s magic number

When will Australia's rate-cutting frenzy end? It all depends on this week's jobs figures.

The Coalition wants you to believe the force is strong in the economy, but is it?

The Coalition wants you to believe the force is strong in the economy, but is it?

During the election campaign, a tweet by the Liberal Party suggested Australia's record-breaking economic expansion will continue — are they correct?

Interest rate cuts are coming, but the retiree anger is already here

Interest rate cuts are coming, but the retiree anger is already here

Wealthy retirees are evidently feeling empowered to demand that the economic interests of the rest of Australia be further put aside to serve them.

Chasing profits will see more community papers scrapped

Chasing profits will see more community papers scrapped

Crikey readers discuss the plight of community papers, the Reserve Bank and disappearing tax returns.

Underwhelmed households leave Reserve Bank adrift on key forecasts

Underwhelmed households leave Reserve Bank adrift on key forecasts

The Reserve Bank admits that its economic forecasts are hostage to a sluggish household sector struggling with poor wages growth and falling house prices.

Health pay the only bright spot as private sector wages flatline

Health pay the only bright spot as private sector wages flatline

RBA governor Philip Lowe still insists growth will appear but it will take a long time.

The Reserve Bank are worried about something else now

The Reserve Bank are worried about something else now

Household consumption is now the issue worrying the Reserve Bank as it strains to see more growth and inflation on the horizon, writes Glenn Dyer.

Why we shouldn’t wait around for a Reserve Bank rate rise

Why we shouldn’t wait around for a Reserve Bank rate rise

Sluggish inflation and worryingly weak retail sales have undermined any case for an interest rate rise -- possibly for all of 2018.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Will Fairfax swing the axe on budget day? ... Westpac decision just good business ... dispatches from the culture wars ...

Think the RBA is going to cut rates again? Here’s why you’re dead wrong

Think the RBA is going to cut rates again? Here’s why you’re dead wrong

The Reserve Bank is not going to cut interest rates, maybe not until 2018. It all comes down to the price of beef.