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Jay-Z versus Greenspan
SUZY MAC  |  FRIDAY, 16 NOV 2007
When rappers and supermodels choose Euros over the greenback, what does that say about the direction of the US economy? The world's richest model, Gisele BA1/4ndchen is apparently insisting that she be paid in almost any currency but the U.S. dollar ...
Sub-prime Godzilla tramples Japan
SUZY MAC  |  THURSDAY, 15 NOV 2007
While US and European banks take an 'open-Kimono position' towards sub-prime losses, it's leaving Godzilla sized footprints on Japan's financial sector, crushing the $320 billion Mizuho merger and derailing a share-swap between Citigroup and Nikko Cordial. ...
Toy story
SUZY MAC  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 NOV 2007
Profits from China's export boom continue driving investment and fuelling its phenomenal economic growth, but China's toxic toy story has taken on a new development that will likely impact its lucrative Christmas export trade. Manufacturing remains ...
Takeover merchants
SUZY MAC  |  TUESDAY, 13 NOV 2007
After stalling during August and September's credit storm, private equity in Australia is experiencing a renaissance, while US PE giants like Blackstone are still weathering the sub-prime storm. Private equity's bruises from August's global liquidity ...
Killer inflation - three fatalities
SUZY MAC  |  MONDAY, 12 NOV 2007
While the RBA flags the dangers of growing consumer spending on our rising inflation, China's rocketing inflation and consumer demand have proved to be a killer. Literally. Australia's employment growth was softer than expected in October, however Westpac's ...
Sub-prime's house of cards
SUZY MAC  |  FRIDAY, 9 NOV 2007
Like a house of cards near an open window, many things tumbled overnight - US shares, the ASX/S&P 200, Asian stocks, the FTSE, US bond yields, gold, base metals, the Aussie dollar and, on the upside, oil prices also dropped. Asian markets tumbled after ...
Village People
SUZY MAC  |  FRIDAY, 9 NOV 2007
A wave of aging baby boomers are expected to downsize and move into retirement villages over the next 20 years creating a big investment opportunity according to Peter McMullen, head of health and aged services at Jones Lang LaSalle. Jones Lang LaSalle ...
Sub-prime chewing up financials
SUZY MAC  |  THURSDAY, 8 NOV 2007
While the sub-prime mortgage monster continues gnawing away at financial stocks, oil is boiling towards $100 a barrel and China is snatching wads of its foreign cash reserves away from the green back. The US financial sector is still suffering a sub-prime-mauling ...
Pass the paracetamol
SUZY MAC  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 NOV 2007
As nabCapital's Robert Henderson puts it, "those post-Melbourne Cup day hang-overs are about to get a lot worse for mortgage holders", and there is still a good chance of more interest rate headaches over Christmas. The Reserve Bank of Australia in ...
Markets shake rattle and roll
SUZY MAC  |  TUESDAY, 6 NOV 2007
As if sub-prime weren't enough to rattle the markets, party pooper Wen Jaibao has rained on the Asian markets' parade, while Australia just gets comfortable to watch the big race, betting all we have on an interest rate hike. Sub-prime mashed the US ...
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