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2017 – Ongoing jobless tally

By   /  March 19, 2017  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  8 Comments

All unemployment data from Statistics NZ should therefore be treated with caution. Unemployment is likely to be much higher than Statistics NZ figures indicate.

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2016 – Ongoing jobless tally and why unemployment statistics will no longer be used

By   /  November 9, 2016  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  20 Comments

This blogger previously reported how Statistics NZ recently implemented a so-called “revision” which would materially affect how unemployment stats were counted and reported;

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Will Black Friday haunt Wall St in 2016?

By   /  October 26, 2016  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  16 Comments

Apple collapsing almost 2.5% in extended trading post their uninspiring results at a time when the stock market is looking to burst is grim on the eve of Black Friday.

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Immigration and Auckland Housing – why Unitary Plan is flawed and bubble burst prediction

By   /  September 22, 2016  /  Keith Rankin, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  41 Comments

A prediction. On the basis of the sluggish Auckland rental market, the end of the Auckland property bubble could be sooner rather than later. (I’m picking October 2017, a month or two after the 2017 general election.) The ‘correction’ will come when enough people who have bought in Auckland for capital gain realise that they will have to sell soon, or risk the consequences.

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Government’s failed response to abuse of migrants (Part 4 of 4)

By   /  September 22, 2016  /  Mike Treen, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  5 Comments

Unions can expose the hypocrisy of employers demanding the right to import labour while paying a pittance to their staff. But ultimately, the only effective way to turn the situation around is to reunionise the sectors of the workforce that have lost union protection and force the bosses to pay.

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Red Shift: Labour Reorients Itself Toward Small Business

By   /  August 29, 2016  /  Chris Trotter, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  30 Comments

The key question of Robertson’s FoW inquiry has been: What must Labour do to guarantee employers a steady supply of productive workers as New Zealand and the rest of the world enters the so-called “Fourth Industrial Revolution”?

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2016 – Ongoing jobless tally

By   /  May 5, 2016  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  6 Comments

So by the numbers, for this year;

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2016 – Ongoing jobless tally

By   /  February 8, 2016  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  12 Comments

Continued from: 2015 – Ongoing jobless tally

So by the numbers, for this year;

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Cataclysmic, sell everything and your Kiwisaver account

By   /  January 14, 2016  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  17 Comments

Most NZers have Kiwisaver now, which means the meltdown impacts you if your money is invested in the stock market. The only Kiwisaver option you can choose which removes you from the stock market altogether is opting for the cash rate. You can do this on your banks website.

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China pauses in meltdown – globe shudders

By   /  January 6, 2016  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  14 Comments

What does all of this mean? It means the massive money printing programs only stalled the inevitable corrections to the bubbles that money has created. Add in the impacts of climate change and we have all the ingredients for an economic depression.

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2015 – Ongoing jobless tally

By   /  November 7, 2015  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  12 Comments

Continued from: 2014 – Ongoing jobless tally
So by the numbers, for this year;

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Hope: The Four-way Division of Income

By   /  October 24, 2015  /  Keith Rankin, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  1 Comment

My most recent chart (New Zealand Income Shares 2013/14, 21 October) in my Chart for this Weekseries on Evening Report shows the four-way division of income in New Zealand for the year ended March 2014. The data is from the National Accounts of New Zealand has been straightened out by revealing the full extent of the public shares.

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Stock Market Meltdown – Dow Jones down 584 points

By   /  August 25, 2015  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  34 Comments

The fact that the global stock market meltdown wasn’t the headline on any of our TV News shows last night speaks terrible volumes of our blind ignorance.

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2015 – Ongoing jobless tally

By   /  August 6, 2015  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  26 Comments

So by the numbers, for this year;

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The FIRE Economy

By   /  July 14, 2015  /  Most Recent Blogs, Professor Jane Kelsey, Setting The Agenda  /  46 Comments

How would New Zealanders respond if we faced a crisis of the magnitude confronting Greece today? Or that of Iceland or Ireland in 2009, or Argentina in the early 2000s?

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Money as a Social Technology

By   /  July 10, 2015  /  Keith Rankin, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  2 Comments

Public debt is the solution, not the problem.

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