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Bernard Hickey looks at what baby-boomers might do with their investments now the stock market has crashed. They would have received more if they had invested in US Treasuries from 1969. Baby boomers may sell their remaining stocks to buy bonds and stocks may be out of favour for another generation.
  • 24 Mar 2009
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Bernard Hickey details the key news overnight, including Barack Obama’s new plan to set up a ‘public-private partnership’ bad bank to buy toxic debt cheaply from banks, and Jan Cameron’s cheap purchase of Australian discount stores.
  • 24 Mar 2009
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Panel 1 Oil at US$52 Gold at US$955 All on weak US$ Money printing March 20, 2009 Panel 2 Dow down 50 pts Inflation worries NZ$ at 55.7 USc Weak US dollar March 20, 2009 Panel 3 IMF cuts forecast Global contraction GDP down 0.5-1% Worst since WWII March 20, 2009 Panel 4 Nuplex issue disaster Deal abandoned Price cut to 23c In bankers hands March 20, 2009
  • 19 Mar 2009
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Panel 1 Housing Affordability Best in 4yrs Steady at 54% March 18, 2009 Panel 2 89.2% in Nov 07 Lower rates Higher median price NZ$330,000 March 18, 2009 Panel 3 1st home buyer 47% take home pay Feb mortgage Lower quartile March 18, 2009 Panel 4 Still unaffordable We think 40% If both working Then 35% March 18, 2009
  • 18 Mar 2009
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Panel 1 Nuplex in trouble Share issue weak Capital scarce Banks not happy March 18, 2009 Panel 2 AIG bonus anger Execs lost US$100 bln Forced bailouts But US$165 mln March 18, 2009 Panel 3 Obama angry Commit suicide Bank of Japan Lends to banks Shore up capital March 18, 2009 Panel 4 US housing starts Surprising rebound S&P 500 up 1% Up 14% in 2 weeks March 18, 2009
  • 17 Mar 2009
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Panel 1 Rail electrification A dumb idea Not economic Not analysed Panel 2 87 cents back For each NZ$1 KiwiRail v2.0 Poor decision
  • 17 Mar 2009
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Panel 1 Transport plans 3c/litre in October 3 c/litre in 2010 Rail electrification March 17, 2009 Panel 2 State highways Cuts to cycleways Rebstock steps down Mark Berry new guy March 17, 2009 Panel 3 No depression Bernanke says Political will lacking Fix banking system March 17, 2009 Panel 4 Australia cuts Migrant intake To save jobs NZ still in free March 17, 2009
  • 17 Mar 2009
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Panel 1 China vs US Premier Wen A worried man Devalued bonds? March 16, 2009 Panel 2 China is USs bank Trade surpluse Re-lent to US Money printing March 16, 2009 Panel 3 Lower prices? Lower US dollar? US$4.5 trln coming Who will buy them? March 16, 2009 Panel 4 If China wont Middle East? No American savers? Or more printing? March 16, 2009
  • 16 Mar 2009
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Panel 1 1st Anniversary Credit Crunch Bear Stearns died Sub prime losses March 16, 2009 Panel 2 Amazing year Nationalisations Rescues Mass money printing March 16, 2009 Panel 3 China worried US profligacy US$1 trln in US ‘Flexing its muscle’ March 16, 2009 Panel 4 OPEC quotas stable NZ govt considering Buying electric trains NZ$496 million March 16, 2009
  • 16 Mar 2009
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Floatinmg rates falling fixed rates rising
  • 15 Mar 2009
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Barack Obama has done NZ a favour by freezing the FTA process. We are better off with a WTO solution.
  • 9 Mar 2009
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Panel 1 House prices Down 9.9% QV figures Auckland ↓ 11% March 9, 2009 Panel 2 North Shore↓11% Hamilton ↓ 10% Wellington ↓ 9.2% Christchurch ↓ 9.1% March 5, 2009 Panel 3 US FTA deal On ice now Thanks Barack Lloyds nationalized March 9, 2009
  • 8 Mar 2009
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Panel 1 Investing bonds Top 10 questions Credit rating? What does it do? March 5, 2009 Panel 2 Who owns it? Money going where? Can it repay? Can it pay interest? March 5, 2009 Panel 3 Interest rate vs risk 9% for BBB- plus 11% for junk Fee? Ranking? Convertible? March 5, 2009
  • 5 Mar 2009
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Panel 1 KiwiRail worth $0 Will cost NZ$2 bln ACC in trouble Fees to rise Panel 2 Free physio Costs NZ$225 mln Car sales fell 40% As bad as US Panel 3 Desperate in Iceland Range Rover fires Insurance money Aussie GDP fell
  • 5 Mar 2009
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Japan bails out toyota with $2billion
  • 4 Mar 2009
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Bernard Hickey investigates the ‘Paradox of Thrift’ and finds it’s wrong, which means saving more makes sense and government handouts don’t make sense.
  • 4 Mar 2009
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Panel 1 Australian rates Left on hold Surprising most Done enough March 3, 2009 Panel 2 RBNZ to cut To 2.5% Lower than RBA First since 2003 March 3, 2009
  • 3 Mar 2009
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