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Hosting the Olympic Games: Is it worth it?
September 14, 2016

The Olympic games have long since been a means to display an array of talents, vast cultural exchanges and application of peaceful global interactions. As the most televised event globally,…

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Bespoke Tranche Opportunities: Is the Big Short 2.0 looming?
September 11, 2016

Collateralized Debt Obligations (CDOs) were one of the main catalysts of the GFC, amplifying a 2% GDP hit on the housing market to a global crisis. CDOs were junior securities…

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The Olympic Games: Tracking the Economic Evolution
August 23, 2016

Before the GFC in 2008, Brazil’s economy was experiencing high levels of growth. It was widely predicted that the 2016 Rio Olympics would flaunt the nation’s newfound economic might, signalling…

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Currency consequences: Brexit
August 23, 2016

Since Britain’s embark into the European Union in 1973, Britain’s relationship with the EU has been fraught. Thus, unsurprising to some, but a shock to many, Britain’s historic referendum result…

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2016 Federal Budget
August 17, 2016

The 2016 Federal Budget, handed down by The Liberal Party (LNP), included budgetary alterations to areas such as small businesses, taxation and youth employment. However, proposed changes for superannuation have…

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Why are the French building $50B submarines in Adelaide?
August 17, 2016

Australia’s perceived vulnerability of being a Western state deeply rooted in the Asia Pacific region could not be more clear following the Coalition’s recent decision to invest in the building…

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Saudi Arabia’s New Plan.
August 17, 2016

Deputy Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman stood confidently before the array of journalists as a beacon of light for the economic depravity that Saudi Arabia was slipping into over the…

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New Growth Industry: Organic Food
August 17, 2016

Due to a boom in popularity, demand for Australian organic products has outweighed supply by almost 40% in certain segments, most significantly the US, China, and Europe. The most substantial…

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Digital Currency for the Digital Era
August 17, 2016

Bitcoin has another time appeared in newspaper headlines when an Australian business Craig Steven claimed to be Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonym of the inventor of Bitcoin. Followed Bitcoin, other digital…

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How Students Fund their Education
August 17, 2016

How will proposed changes to HECS impact university students? The Higher Education Contribution Scheme (HECS) was introduced in 1989, since then, HECS has become an integral part of the Australian…

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The Problem with Inequality
August 17, 2016

The Oxford Dictionary defines income inequality as a difference in size, degree and circumstances. It spans across a broad range of issues from gender and race to income and power.…

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