The latest revenue projections for the US cannabis industry shows a revenue decrease for medicinal cannabis from $5.9 billion in 2017 to $4.3 billion in 2018.
Our livestock export industry not only provides affordable protein to some of the world’s poorest people; it also provides Australians with 13,000 jobs.
But beyond the technical analysis, oil prices also face some questions on the fundamentals.
The call on whether to cut corporate taxes, versus spending our tax dollar on schools and hospitals is an issue of importance to all of us.
It’s not just the finance industry - there are scandals as far as the eye can see.
The RBA should consider alternative approaches, such as nominal GDP targeting or an approach which augments inflation targeting with a mandate to promote financial stability.
Saudi Arabia and Iran are highly unlikely to put down their arms, even if it means cutting prices to uncomfortably low levels.
Ahead of all consumers is a series of higher prices for both gas and electricity, whatever the politicians say now.
The rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran is becoming increasingly evident in the oil pricing policies of the two large Middle Eastern producers.
Why concentrate population growth in mega-cities already under strain while smaller cities and regions stagnate?
It is also common for politicians to arrange a 'work' meeting as a pretext for a holiday, social or campaigning event so that the taxpayer bears what should be a private travel cost.
Even Donald Trump is a bit wary of the strengthening dollar, recognizing that it poses challenges to the US economy.