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View from the dealing floor Firstly, 2013 looks like being the strongest year since 2009, with the ASX 200 up over 9.8% year-to-date....The impact of technology on the investment landscape ASIC beefs up fight against insider trading, but will convictions flow? Former Gunns chair guilty of $3m insider trading but only gets a $50k fine The party's over, get ready for a rough ride in Q3
National economy grows but some non-mining states in recession The Australian economy grew 0.6% last quarter but Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania and the ACT are now technically in recession....Borrowing to invest a risky solution to a savings problem Explainer: what are safe haven investments? Fear the no-grow zone: has technological innovation reached its final frontier? Why Financial Repression Will Fail
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Want To Trade the Chinese Yuan? It's Coming To Australia Immense global interest in the Chinese Yuan is leading foreign exchange giant FXCM to offer it as a trading pair to Australian investors. .How The European Debt Crisis Could Affect You Profiting from AUD volatility Is the US dollar set for a sharp rally? Top Forex Trades for 2011
Taxing times for self-managed super funds From July the ATO will be able to levy individual fines of up to A$10,200 on fund trustees who breach superannuation law.Rise of super funds will shape Australia's financial sector Changes made to tax for super Retirement planning: more than a financial exercise Borrowing to buy property within Super: Buyer Beware!
Bullish on property-related stocks Economists such as AMP Capital?s Dr Shane Oliver now tip Australian economic growth to pick up to 3 per cent this year..Explainer: why negative gearing is bad policy Are SMSFs inflating a property bubble? Home equity: Australia's growing wealth divide How stressed are we when it comes to housing affordability?
The upside of anger: why workers should express their emotions Anger has traditionally been considered an emotion to be avoided at work as it is often linked to a lack of personal control..The world has fresh water, but it's full of poison Right to know: the 'nation', the 'people' and the Fourth Estate Act now on Australia's power system or pay more later Feeling ripped off? ANZ class action opens debate on gouging
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