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Creative Destructionism V Bailout the Destroyers

photo credit: nflorence2012 How to avoid being caught short: US calls in old rules to shield its markets: The slumping financial markets have been rebounding steadily in the past month for several reasons, including regulatory and legislative decisions in Washington....

Gen X/ Y – Rent don’t buy!

photo credit: pyramis Rents up, but house prices down. It doesn’t make sense, but such is life for men and women in their prime trying to find a place to call home. Land monopoly power exerts its ultimate influence over the rental market. As we have often...

REIT’s hit the skids

photo credit: chauromano Ahh the Age beats us to the story! Australian Real Estate Investment Trusts are down 73% year on year. Michael West covers this in Property Not So Safe After All One of the “leading lights” of the sector, Goodman Group, handed down...

Three Dimensional Economics

by Karl Fitzgerald as published in Arena Magazine, Feb-March, 2008, Edition 93 In a period where the twin crises of global warming and the wealth gap are attacking society from both sides, policy makers are continually limited in their effectiveness by a two...