On one hand, inflation is rising…but they cannot afford to raise rates with debt levels already at highs and the risk that it reverses asset prices.
Stock markets and real estate are off the charts. Leverage is tipping record levels for households, corporations, banks, and governments.
Woodside Petroleum Ltd [ASX:WPL] released its September quarter results. Woodside Petroleum Ltd [ASX:WPL] share price is currently exchanging hands for $24.19 a share, a dip of 1.35%.
Most stocks are struggling to make headway, even when they deliver positive surprises to the market. Worse, stocks that disappoint in any way are receiving a swift and severe reckoning from investors.
The three key contributors to GDP growth are population, workforce participation, and productivity. The following chart illustrates how the change in these three ingredients has impacted the economic pie.
SGP’s quarterly report has certainly indicated positive results, although Stockland [ASX:SGP] share price rose mildly. Stockland is trading hands for $4.63 at time of writing.
That’s all due here in The Rum Rebellion, on Friday. But back to the other two boats we’ve been rocking recently…
But if he were in practice today, what he’s going to show you on Friday would be commercial suicide.
Someday the pandemic will end. But it will quickly be replaced by a ‘climate crisis’. And many of the ‘emergency’ measures put in place to control you during the pandemic will be used again.
Iron ore, worth $13 billion A MONTH to Australia ($156 billion a year), has so far remained untouched.If that’s China’s next weaponisation, the implications for Australia — and your investments — are huge.