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The A$ is wallowing downward

Postby Squire » 02 Sep 2018, 12:26

Its heading for sub US$ 0.70.

All of the increases for non-productive sectors of the economy are having adverse effects on Australia's competitiveness.

Australia is already a high-cost country and is heading even higher. Social welfare payments in Australia are nearly as high as average wages in UK and Europe.

The problem is that the high welfare payments don't meet the expectations of the poor and they will forever demand more in a price-push spiral.
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Re: The A$ is wallowing downward

Postby Dax » 02 Sep 2018, 13:30

Squire wrote:Its heading for sub US$ 0.70.

All of the increases for non-productive sectors of the economy are having adverse effects on Australia's competitiveness.

Australia is already a high-cost country and is heading even higher. Social welfare payments in Australia are nearly as high as average wages in UK and Europe.

The problem is that the high welfare payments don't meet the expectations of the poor and they will forever demand more in a price-push spiral.


Whys shouldn't the poor have the same opportunities and be treated equally as the elite scum, destroying the future.
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Re: The A$ is wallowing downward

Postby Squire » 11 Sep 2018, 12:04

It's heading down again looking like sub US$ 0.70 heading down t0 $0.65 or less.

Could this trigger a recession in Australia?
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Re: The A$ is wallowing downward

Postby Squire » 11 Sep 2018, 12:07

Dax wrote:
Squire wrote:Its heading for sub US$ 0.70.

All of the increases for non-productive sectors of the economy are having adverse effects on Australia's competitiveness.

Australia is already a high-cost country and is heading even higher. Social welfare payments in Australia are nearly as high as average wages in UK and Europe.

The problem is that the high welfare payments don't meet the expectations of the poor and they will forever demand more in a price-push spiral.


Whys shouldn't the poor have the same opportunities and be treated equally as the elite scum, destroying the future.


All poor people shall henceforth be provided with free penthouse, free BMW with chauffeur, free taxpayer money to $20,000 per month for life by order of Robin Hood Dax.
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Re: The A$ is wallowing downward

Postby Miranda » 12 Sep 2018, 16:22

Squire wrote:It's heading down again looking like sub US$ 0.70 heading down t0 $0.65 or less.

Could this trigger a recession in Australia?


This is what happens when Trump messes with the 'free-market' by imposing tariffs. No political party will do anything in Oz, so best to just suck it up princess or get drunk :beer
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Re: The A$ is wallowing downward

Postby HBS Guy » 12 Sep 2018, 17:59

I got the “get drunk” bit covered: went to Langhorne Creek and bought six bottles of delicious wine! (White and rosé for summer drinking.)
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Re: The A$ is wallowing downward

Postby Miranda » 12 Sep 2018, 18:18

HBS Guy wrote:I got the “get drunk” bit covered: went to Langhorne Creek and bought six bottles of delicious wine! (White and rosé for summer drinking.)


:clap enough to share!
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Re: The A$ is wallowing downward

Postby HBS Guy » 12 Sep 2018, 18:29

Sure! Come one over! Mow my lawn must deserve, ohhh, half a glass?
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Re: The A$ is wallowing downward

Postby Squire » 14 Sep 2018, 12:27

Don't look down.

You can see the third world from the top of the Australian dollar.

Australia has become a high-cost country and the A$ is adjusting to compensate.
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Re: The A$ is wallowing downward

Postby HBS Guy » 14 Sep 2018, 13:04

Damn, so my books and antiques will get dearer?

Would help if you posted actual values or a chart etc.
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Re: The A$ is wallowing downward

Postby pinkeye » 14 Sep 2018, 23:45

Squire wrote:Don't look down.

You can see the third world from the top of the Australian dollar.

Australia has become a high-cost country and the A$ is adjusting to compensate.


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Re: The A$ is wallowing downward

Postby Squire » 15 Sep 2018, 13:09

pinkeye wrote:
Squire wrote:Don't look down.

You can see the third world from the top of the Australian dollar.

Australia has become a high-cost country and the A$ is adjusting to compensate.


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DYLLYGAF? I can't see you from the top of the Australian dollar. Are you under the third world and not visible to me? Or, are you under someone else?
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Re: The A$ is wallowing downward

Postby HBS Guy » 15 Sep 2018, 15:59

worth 68¢US.
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Re: The A$ is wallowing downward

Postby Squire » 15 Sep 2018, 21:36

HBS Guy wrote:worth 68¢US.


... and falling.

You are quoting the retail bank rate for selling A$. Buying and selling rates are different, and retail rates have a higher bank profit margin than interbank rates.
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Re: The A$ is wallowing downward

Postby HBS Guy » 15 Sep 2018, 22:43

I like to see a figure.
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Re: The A$ is wallowing downward

Postby pinkeye » 16 Sep 2018, 00:54

Squire wrote:
pinkeye wrote:
Squire wrote:Don't look down.

You can see the third world from the top of the Australian dollar.

Australia has become a high-cost country and the A$ is adjusting to compensate.


Like ? :yak yak :yak yak :yak yak

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DYLLYGAF? I can't see you from the top of the Australian dollar. Are you under the third world and not visible to me? Or, are you under someone else?


A question you need to ask of yourself.
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Re: The A$ is wallowing downward

Postby Squire » 16 Sep 2018, 16:40

pinkeye wrote:
Squire wrote:
pinkeye wrote:
Squire wrote:Don't look down.

You can see the third world from the top of the Australian dollar.

Australia has become a high-cost country and the A$ is adjusting to compensate.


Like ? :yak yak :yak yak :yak yak

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DYLLYGAF? I can't see you from the top of the Australian dollar. Are you under the third world and not visible to me? Or, are you under someone else?


A question you need to ask of yourself.


YIDGAF, Yes I do GAF. I made money by moving cash resources into another currency in 2004. I am up significantly against the A$.
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Re: The A$ is wallowing downward

Postby pinkeye » 18 Sep 2018, 00:56

well good for you
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Re: The A$ is wallowing downward

Postby Squire » 06 Oct 2018, 22:10

The Australian dollar hit US$ 0.7081 today.

It's Southbound heading below US$ 0.70.
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Re: The A$ is wallowing downward

Postby Dax » 07 Oct 2018, 10:22

Who cares, it's only because we import the majority of our consumer goods, energy and food, that it has an effect. If we still had a manufacturing and processed foods industry, it wouldn't bother us, but as our lovely government of all persuasions sold off everything to overseas interests, all our money goes over seas and all we have is horrendous balance of payments and budget debt. Which by the way, unlike how the political morons claim, they will balance the books in just a year or two. We have over a trillion dollars in foreign debt and half a trillion in government debt, which grows each day.

The value of the Aus dollar means nothing, when it was over $1 US, made not difference except junk from overseas was cheaper. It only effects imports and increases the cost of our massive overseas borrowings, which by the way you pay because you elect these fools every time and it only gets worse.
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