Better, but still bad: despite positive GDP figures Australia is not out of a recession | Greg Jericho

  The Guardian 

Image source :
We need to stand back and look at the bigger picture, especially annual growth figures Wednesday’s GDP figures are likely to show that the economy grew in the September quarter but data on investment, profits and wages show that our economy remains bound up in the calamity of the pandemic recession. At such times, the worth of GDP as a measure of economic health becomes even more questionable than usual. Continue reading... ▶ Full story on
 ▼ Related news : 
GDP likely grew 2.5% in 2020 despite Covid, says Central Bank  
As-it-happened: FTSE dips as UK on brink of double-dip recession after GDP fall
Evening Standard  
China confirms economic bounce-back with 2.3% GDP growth
Sky news  
Bobby Kennedy was right: GDP is a poor measure of a nation's health
The Guardian  
UK heads towards double-dip recession as GDP falls 2.6%  
Why the GDP hit from UK lockdown 2.0 was smaller than expected
The Guardian  
GDP falls 2.6%: UK heads towards double-dip recession as lockdowns blamed for drop
Daily Express  
UK set for double-dip recession as GDP plummets 2.6 per cent
City A.M  
GDP tumbled by 2.6 per cent in November amid second Covid lockdown
Mail Online  
FTSE LIVE: UK on brink of double-dip recession after 2.6% GDP fall
Evening Standard  
UK heads for double-dip recession as GDP falls 2.6%
The Guardian  
German economy suffers historic collapse: Biggest GDP drop since Second World War
Daily Express  
Manuel Marquez: Teams with fewer injuries will do better  
Recent News !
  Cambridgeshire County Council said the trial is 'intended to test the effect of allowing additional vehicles to use the lane' and...
  A survey of 2,000 UK adults revealed that 46% of UK adults fail to immediately address an illuminated dashboard warning alert, with a quarter neglecting them...
  From dining tables to games consoles and wedding dresses to war medals, we reveal the items that make most money on online auction sites - and list other ways to sell during...
  Property listings on the online portals often carry the bullet point, 'potential to extend subject to planning permission...
  Most colleges and universities now use a “merit” aid strategy to solicit teenagers. Your eighth grader probably ought to know how it works.
  “Getting the vaccine is the hottest thing you could be doing on a dating app right now,” said a spokesman for OKCupid.
  A failure to distribute the Covid-19 vaccine in poor nations will worsen economic damage, with half the costs borne by wealthy countries, new research shows.
  As the C.E.O. of Herman Miller, Andi Owen has had to navigate a polarized work force while thinking about the future of the offices her company makes furniture for.
  Microsoft, Starbucks and Amazon are among the companies offering the government assistance with logistics and operations.
  A restriction more often used in natural disasters, or to quell unrest, has never been tested against a pathogen like the virus.
  These days, content begins at conception.
  The RAC has urged ministers to improve incentives available to buyers of electric vehicles, calling for the 20% VAT tax to be scrapped...
  This week in the business of sport: leagues count cost of selling to private equity, fallout from the US election puts new price on women’s basketball, ...
  Aren't automatic cars just for lazy, rubbish drivers? I think not - and with the push for electric, which will spell the death of manual...
  More people seem to have been hit by storms over the past year as there was a 177% increase in storm claims and a 90% increase in flood claims in 2020, compared to 2019, data...
  Growth giant Scottish Mortgage and all-weather trust Ruffer are very different beasts, but their coronavirus years demonstrate an investing lesson on...
  Critics say the costs could have been avoided if ministers had agreed to bring in low-carbon standards sooner Householders buying brand new homes in the next...
  Simon Spurrell says his firm lost 20% of sales and will switch £1m investment to France A commercial cheesemaker in Cheshire has been left with a £250,000...
  Philipp Wilhelm knows local people rely on forum’s revenue – but still thinks world must change In his youth, Philipp Wilhelm was at the forefront of...
  BORIS Johnson must stand his ground in the face of ongoing efforts to tether the UK to EU rules when it comes to financial services which would be a...
  STATE pension payments can be a vital form of support for retired people, however, many are not aware their entitlement could also mean they...
  Thousands of UK homeowners are facing huge bills as their properties fail inspections Homeowners are receiving new bills for fire safety measures,...
  Millions of vulnerable households on Universal Credit could see their payments slashed by £1,040 a year from April as a temporary benefit boost...
  Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) is investing £310,000 in an equine skills centre.
  Amid rise of hibernation ‘hatewear’, retailers need to tap into every new trend possible
  Irish fintech says it is still weighing up a stock market flotation
  Cantillon: dispute involving Cairn Homes’ proposals for a plot beside RTÉ’s Montrose complex will attract a lot of attention
  Planet Business: The week in ‘Brexit carnage!’ and fashion updates
  Opportunities for investors seen despite economic and technological rivalry
  Market turmoil over past year makes it tougher than usual to determine a manager’s skill or luck
About - Privacy & Terms -
Copyright © 2015 - Hosted on Linode