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Global economic overview

I’ve literally just got back from a week of conferences in the United States....

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Rise of the machines - Part I

You'd agree that with the speed of technological change, the possibility of a Skynet type ...

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Will there be a 'Market Correction' in 2015?

It is a scary question and one for which I don't have a reliable answer. There will be a m...

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Will house prices increase in 2015?

In the Auckland region we have a shortage of properties for sale, high immigration, and mo...

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Price wars

New Zealand banks are amongst the most profitable in the world. Yet, the banking environme...

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What's up with Auckland land prices?

I witnessed a transaction recently that sums up the Auckland property market....

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The turmoil of moving house

The process of moving house is fraught with challenges, problems and emotional turmoil....

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Thanks a Billion

This week Squirrel hit $1 billion of home loans in the 6 years since we started....

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