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Forexsport Currency Watch
14 October 2011

AUD/USD – Short term trend UP, Long term trend DOWN

The AUD/USD has continued to rally over the week, reaching a high of 1.0030. The AUD has gained against most major currencies as market focus returns to the strength of the Australian economy and the RBA leaving interest rates on hold. Stock markets, commodities and Gold also rallied as optimism returns that the current debt crisis gripping Europe can be addressed and measures implemented to stop the contagion.

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How to make an investment joint venture work
07 October 2011

Conservative lending criteria and strict application guidelines aren’t turning off savvy property investors, who are increasingly looking for new ways to get their next property deal off the ground.

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7 things to know about Super
05 October 2011

1. Super is the most tax effective investment structure in Australia today. Superannuation monies are tax free after age 60. That’s right, tax free. Can’t do better.

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Is "Underquoting" an Issue?
28 September 2011

Chris Vedalago describes the legal loopholes that allow "underquoting". The major issue here is the difficulty of striking a balance between protecting consumers and allowing vendors the freedom to set prices as they wish, which is an important right in what is a free market place.

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RBA urged to cut interest rates to prevent recession in Australia
28 September 2011

A TOP economist and the Federal Opposition have urged the Reserve Bank to cut the cash interest rate by at least 0.25 percentage points to avoid recession.

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