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Tax the house? It's worth a look
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Tax the house? It's worth a look

Gareth Morgan's proposal to tax the equity on homes does not sound like an election winner, but it's worth another look, writes Brian Fallow.

Thanks for nothing, America
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Thanks for nothing, America

COMMENT: Taking Donald Trump at his word, his election heralds a trade war, a recession, and a setback for climate change efforts.

Brian Fallow: Easing into the future
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Brian Fallow: Easing into the future

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler might be wondering right now what he has to do to move the needle on retail interest rates or the dollar.