Adam Carr

Adam Carr is a leading economist in the Australian market. In addition to being a columnist with Eureka Report, he has worked with some of the world’s largest investment banks and financial intermediaries. Adam was also formerly an economic adviser with the Prime Minister's Department and Commonwealth Treasury.

If the country faces recession, then tax cuts are urgent

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If growth really is as weak as the official data suggests, then it's clear that too much money is flowing to a bloated public service.

Two shocks markets are completely unprepared for

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At one of the most uncertain junctures in recent market history, the Australian market is priced for certainty.

China’s silence speaks volumes

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The senior Chinese leadership has been largely silent about the biggest one-day fall on the Chinese market since 2007.

Why bonds are calm amid the equities storm

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The state of the global bond market suggests the routs in commodities and equities are not as bad as they seem.

Don't panic just yet

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The market is staring down some pretty big falls, but there’s nothing to suggest that this rout will be sustained.

Are we any closer to an actual property crash?

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The fearmongers are fretting over high house prices, but there's no evidence to suggest the housing market is in oversupply.

A weaker yuan should boost the Aussie dollar

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A weaker yuan will almost certainly see the US Federal Reserve hold off from raising interest rates this year.

Aussie consumers are coming to the rescue

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The downbeat narrative of impending economic doom is becoming harder to maintain amid an ongoing boom in consumer spending.

The growing fear of retirement

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At a time of unprecedented wealth, a majority of Australians aren't sure they’ll have enough to retire on -- and government policy isn't helping.

Oversold banks offer generous dividends

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Bank stocks are suddenly looking cheap, and amid the furore over capital, investors appear to have forgotten one of the key attractions that sparked so much interest in the sector.

The expenses scandal highlights a simple truth

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We can't have a serious debate about tax reform until wasteful government spending is reined in.

The RBA's reason to be nervous

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Yesterday's employment numbers indicate that the economy is much healthier than commonly perceived and point to a cash rate that is far too low.

What lower growth means for rates

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If the top speed of our economy has indeed shifted lower, we need to adjust rates accordingly.

A tale of two tailwinds for Aussie stocks

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Iron ore prices and the outlook for Fed rate hikes have previously caused much market uncertainty, but the winds of change are blowing.

Australia shouldn't fret about losing its AAA rating

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There are plenty of good reasons why Australia should bolster its budget position, but fear of a credit rating downgrade is not one of them.

Are Australian living standards really under threat?

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There are suggestions that Australia is experiencing a 'new normal' growth rate that will hit our living standards.

Our prosperity is built on more than just luck

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Despite what commentators say, the Australian economy is healthy, with conditions and confidence near the highest levels seen since the GFC.

Hey Yellen – about that rate hike ...

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The flurry of positive economic data suggests the Fed should hike rates sooner rather than later, but a couple of factors could delay a move until next year.

It’s a commodity rout, so should we buy the miners?

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Plunging commodity prices have hit BHP and Rio hard, with both stocks not far off their post-GFC lows. Buying them now could pay off in the long run.

The Australian dollar has rarely been cheaper

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The Reserve Bank wants to drive the Australian dollar lower, but it is already looking undervalued.

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