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Whatís the connectionÖ?
Spy laws changed after DOT COM annoyed the US entertainment industry with copyright issues,
Employment laws were changed when The HOBBIT employees annoyed the US...
For you to figure out a basic interaction model, you can start by understanding that you can lend money to our government, in return they will give you a decorated piece of paper called...
It’s an interesting question.
More of a starting point really.
The word “economy” is really about things related to swapping goods and services but you need to specify the area this happens...
Could you expand on that?
By reducing the demand for housing by halting immigration (and related cash influx) from populous overseas places like China and India?.
Yes that would help our local...
Oh, I don't know. Funny link here. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4zHuAo-QomM
BNZ CEO warns our Central Bank.
"We have said to the Reserve Bank 'be careful of the unintended consequences' because you have to be clear what the problem is," Thorburn said.
Um,Ö. I think...
Or did he actually say .....
" the average price could hit the $1 million mark in three to four years....
if it continued rising at a rate of 10 per cent a year,
a lack of new homes...
Nice read, thanks Bob.
Well, in terms that suits your own logic:
(Jet setting) Mr. Alexander has pointed out that speculation is the driver of the present New Zealand housing market.
The Property Clock, the Tooth Fairy and Santa.
I’m amazed at how many seemingly reasonable adults believe in nonsense, like horoscopes ( I mean, I do expect 1/12th of the entire world population...
So, a couple of more points have arisen.
Supply and demand, is it in operation here?
Is China deflating it’s currency by printing more money?
My view is that “Supply and Demand” does...
So, dealing with both of your questions.
Conspiracy theory first.
No, I’m not suggesting any such thing, but it’s by no means unheard of, do you recall the LIBOR situation, from earlier this...
Well I’ll have to admit, I do like your good old Kiwi “She’ll be right” string and gum approach to economics.
For some strange reason I’m reminded of the ancient Aztec kings, getting up...
Sort of like a free market idea?
The old supply and demand theory?
Not so sure. First thing to remember is that (once you introduce the Federal Reserve money control system into the equation) this...
Iím not sure what you mean.
Whatís the connection between Rodger Douglas, and Auckland house price inflation possibly being a result of foreign Quantitative Easing?
When price inflation equals zero.
That’s what many great economic minds say anyway.
Some argue that slight deflation perfectly counteracts typical human short term thinking.
The rest of the world is printing money.
That reduced value money is then lent to us to buy houses.
Are we paying interest to overseas banks for worthless paper?
Is the exchange rate really...
Lol, you might have made a few incorrect connections there.
In the forties everyone was not saving, they were spending like there was no tomorrow. Money was being turned into tanks and aircraft...
Lol, you got that right, most people donít fully appreciate the insidious effect of inflation on money (The CPI is misleading sometimes).
In the article, was Sir Jones suggesting that overseas...
The basic idea of saving is a good one.
It can be seen in all of nature.
That bit of fat around your middle is your body putting a bit away for a rainy day.
A flywheel in an engine stores momentum...
A good laugh from Sir Bob as usual.
I think Iíll take Mr Wheelers international banking experience over Sir Bobís on this one.
Sir Bob would do well in taking his own advice as far as...
The government must be continually shocked when it introduces a public protection scheme - (like the deposit guarantee offer (a few years back)).
The shock being when a few insanely greedy groups...
Lol. Exactly. On the one hand it’s a bankers game, a way to make money, but as we found out by the recent depositors guarantee situation, the bankers game of lending money for profit with a secured...
to be or not to be..that is the question...sorry.
I used to wonder why people bothered with character houses and buildings…when I was...
Looks like the IMF have also noticed this.