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The next subprime mortgage crisis in the making

The next subprime mortgage crisis in the making

We're not as immune from the mortgage lending laws that triggered the Global Financial Crisis as we might think.

The Economy: No Bernanke backflip, IR Rollback

The Economy: No Bernanke backflip, IR Rollback

US equity markets slumped again after US Fed minutes were released overnight. And the big news today is Labor's IR Rollback. People who earn at an annual rate of $100 K are grownups and do not need Labor's nanny state to protect them.

Media briefs and TV ratings

Media briefs and TV ratings

Religious right driving Bolt's anti-smut crusade ... Dining out on a Fairfax error ... Surf Patrol lost at sea? ... Last night's TV ratings.

Bass resident: A national debate is what we want

Bass resident: A national debate is what we want

Christian Kerr obviously takes the pro-business view in relation to the proposed pulp mill, but like the Tasmanian Government has only looked at the suggested benefits rather than the costs of the proposed mill.

Subprime mess brings more US job losses

Subprime mess brings more US job losses

The job losses from America's subprime mortgage mess continue to mount with another 3,700 people being fired today.