• Confidence & Spending

    Posted 1 year ago

    Consumer confidence is strong in the lead up to Christmas, but retail spending remains tepid.

    Source: Melbourne Institute
  • You Can Prove Anything With A Graph Dept (2)

    Posted 1 year ago

    The shorter time-frame of five years provides a clearer picture of how Australia's market recovery compares to other indices.

    Source: Iress
  • You Can Prove Anything With A Graph Dept (1)

    Posted 1 year ago

    Australia's top 100 companies come out on top when compared to the Dow Jones and Shanghai Composite over 10 years.

    Source: Iress
  • Home Size Falls To An 11-Year Low

    Posted 1 year ago

    The average floor area of new homes in Australia in square metres (houses & apartments).

    Source: ABS, CommSec
  • Actually, It's A NSW Investment Property Boom

    Posted 1 year ago

    Housing finance for investors, by state.

    Source: Westpac
  • First Home Buyers Come Last

    Posted 1 year ago

    The proportion of home loans granted to first home buyers has sunk to a record low.

    Source: CommSec
  • More Jobs, Less Dollar

    Posted 1 year ago

    The Australian dollar has slid over the past five days after strong US jobs data strengthened the case for tapering stimulus.

    Source: Iress
  • The Rampant US Corporate Sector

    Posted 1 year ago

    Listed profits as a share of GDP in the US and the rest of the world.

    Source: Minack Advisers
  • US Household Income Fell, And Then Stayed There

    Posted 1 year ago

    The median household income index (HII) and unemployment rate by month, since 2000.

    Source: Sentier Research
  • Headcount & Hours

    Posted 1 year ago

    Hours worked per week and jobs growth have both declined over the past six years.

    Source: