President Trump could make the US great again

Donald Trump has won the race for the White House and become the 45th President of the United Sates of America. President Trump spoke the words: “It is time for us to come together as one people” “The forgotten men and women of our country will be forgotten no more” “We will finally take care … [Read the full story]

Unemployment in Spain is a record high

The unemployment rate in Spain has shot up to 26.02 per cent, with nearly six million people out of work. The National Statistics Institute said on Thursday the rate rose by one per cent in the last quarter of 2012 from the third quarter. It said 691,700 more people lost their jobs in 2012. The … [Read the full story]

Julia Gillard…stop ruining Australia

I read with interest the article by the finance reporter of Ozzie News. I agree in part, especially about stopping the boat people before they arrive and leave Indonesia. Also how our pollies, especially Prime Minister Julia Gillard, do not understand the problem. Spending large sums to stop boats is not the answer. Spending large … [Read the full story]

Riots in Spain over new government mandate

Spain’s new conservative government approved sweeping Labour market reforms as part of a drive to revive a sick economy and solve Europe’s worst unemployment nightmare…a jobless rate of nearly 23 per cent. The plan is to encourage companies to hire more people by cutting government mandated severence packages and offering tax breaks for taking on … [Read the full story]

Interest rate lowered to 4.5%

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has cut interest rates in a bid to boost growth amid fears of a slowdown in the global economy. The central bank lowered its key rate to 4.5% from 4.75%, the first cut since April 2009. The move comes amid fears that the debt crisis in Europe and slowdown … [Read the full story]

Daylight saving helps the economy

A study in New South Wales and Victoria has revealed that workers are more productive in the summer, as there are more hours of daylight. This adds $70 billion to the economy. You can moan about Western Australia not joining in daylight saving, but they seem to be throwing in their fair share to the … [Read the full story]

Should fireworks be banned and the money spent on a better cause?

Once again, a new year begins with wonderful firework displays all over the world. Now, I don’t want to start off with a moan, but I’m going to. Sydney, yet again leads the way with amazing fireworks that I’m sure people will remember forever. But how much does this all cost? I know that it’s … [Read the full story]

The Ashes eat away at the Poms economy

Cricket mad Poms who watch the Ashes series will cost Britains economy $100 million. One in twenty men will miss an average of four hours work over the remainder of the Ashes series, because they’re too shattered to get up on time. And one in fifty will skip a whole day to catch up on … [Read the full story]