When will Australia's rate-cutting frenzy end? It all depends on this week's jobs figures.
During the election campaign, a tweet by the Liberal Party suggested Australia's record-breaking economic expansion will continue — are they correct?
Wealthy retirees are evidently feeling empowered to demand that the economic interests of the rest of Australia be further put aside to serve them.
Crikey readers discuss the plight of community papers, the Reserve Bank and disappearing tax returns.
The Reserve Bank admits that its economic forecasts are hostage to a sluggish household sector struggling with poor wages growth and falling house prices.
RBA governor Philip Lowe still insists growth will appear but it will take a long time.
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.
Sluggish inflation and worryingly weak retail sales have undermined any case for an interest rate rise -- possibly for all of 2018.
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