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Interest Rates

The extra help unemployed people got during the Great Recession has emboldened states to mistreat them.
Every bubble eventually pops and this correction is typically violent and painful.
With Mark Latham out the door, it's a good time to remind ourselves what did him in the first time round...
Homeowners (and aspiring home owners), take note.
Politicians of recent time no longer lead, they are led.
'Increasing funding costs' are to blame for the sudden changes.
The bank blamed "intense competition, increasing regulation, and elevated funding costs" for the rise.
And why those who can help us wake up are happily asleep at the wheel.
Our current policy settings aren't working. It's time to change direction.
The Reserve Bank of Australia has cut the benchmark interest rate to an historic low of 1.75 percent hours before Treasurer