• Worse Than Japan Was

    Posted 1 year ago

    Real GDP growth of the US and Europe is tracking below Japan's, when aligned at the start of each economy's recession.

    Source: Minack Advisers
  • Market Yield – Down To Average

    Posted 1 year ago

    The dividend yield of the All Ordinaries has fallen to 3.9% – the decade average.

    Source: CommSec
  • Market Yield – Down To Average

    Posted 1 year ago

    The dividend yield of the All Ordinaries has fallen to 3.9% – the decade average.

    Source: CommSec
  • The New (Real) Bitcoin Bubble

    Posted 1 year ago

    Bitcoin soared more than 40% after the US Department of Justice described the virtual currency as a "legal means of exchange" this week.

    Source: CommSec
  • The Catching Up Chinese Shares Have To Do

    Posted 1 year ago

    The Shanghai Composite has lagged behind the MSCI global index and the All Ordinaries since the start of the year.

    Source: Iress
  • Global Investors Are Ignoring Economics

    Posted 1 year ago

    Forward estimates for stocks' price-to-earnings ratios keep expanding in the developed markets despite economic surprises mostly on the downside this financial year.

    Source: Minack Advisers
  • US Household Debt – Back To Trend

    Posted 1 year ago

    Debt as a percentage of disposable income.

    Source: Lombard Street Research
  • Europe Is Lagging America

    Posted 1 year ago

    While economic growth in the US continues to expand – albeit slowly – in Europe it is still stagnant.

    Source: Lombard Street Research
  • Yes, Education Works

    Posted 1 year ago

    US real median weekly pay by education level.

    Source: Minack Advisers
  • This Might Be Why Spending Is Weak

    Posted 1 year ago

    Wages growth has dropped to its lowest point since the start of the century.

    Source: ABS, CommSec