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Grant_Shirley Bernard's Top 10
#2, Flurries of activity follow the eventual development of a singularity of innovation as previously...Spinach Bernard's Top 10
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Elizabeth_Kerr Stop being house greedy - keep the change instead
I love Brisbane. I worked there for 5 years and absolutely rate it as a great place to "sell down...Elizabeth_Kerr Stop being house greedy - keep the change instead
I want to just mention here that home ownership and property investment should not be intertwined when...Elizabeth_Kerr Stop being house greedy - keep the change instead
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Machiavelli Back to the future?
Boatman Not even IRD can prevail against compound interest's power
dazz 'Don't shackle Auckland'
Chris-M Key trumpets 10 deals with China
Zombie ponzi KiwiSaver is failing
Zombie ponzi Methinks they doth protest too much
Basel Brush III Amazingly disastrous Auckland
Machiavelli Another Sandringham house sells for $1.7m
waymad House prices, volumes up in October
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Yes. The price of crude oil globally is falling so this means the price has to naturally go below $2 at the pump.
53% (179 votes)
No. The oil companies won't let it drop that low.
22% (74 votes)
No. When you take into account the various taxes and duties the price of oil has to drop even further to warrant a sub $2 price at the pump and that is not going to happen.
19% (63 votes)
No. The oil price has bottomed.
7% (23 votes)
Total voters: 339
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- Goff calls for Key to resign over SIS 25
- Stop being house greedy - keep the change instead 24
- Monday's Top 10 14
- 90 seconds at 9 am: Growing credit risks 11
- Slowing Chinese growth prompts response from PBOC 10
- Not even IRD can prevail against compound interest's power 9
- Bernard's Top 10 7
- Auckland's migrant flow up 5-fold since 2012 5
- Back to the future? 4
Economic Weather report: Dependency ratio worsens in New Zealand
Bernard Hickey delivers an Economic Weather Report in association with ASB on the ratio of workers to beneficiaries in New Zealand that shows it has dropped sharply from over 2.5 in 2004 to under 1.5 because of the rising number of sickness beneficiaries, working for family beneficiaries, pensioners and those on the dole.
Here is the full chart http://www.interest.co.nz/images/workers-per-beneficiary.gif