Economics

A Bic Camera store in Tokyo advertises that it accepts bitcoin

Is bitcoin a speculative bubble?


How does blockchain work?

Blockchain: how does it work?


Alleged water theft from the Murray-Darling river system is under investigation.

Water rights, trading and the new water barons


Spread the love: Barry Irvin has made Vegemite truly Australian again. Illustrations: Adam Nickel

Making news: how Bega bought Vegemite


Made in Israel: An engineer in one of the world's largest desalination plants, located in Israel, where even waste water is reused.

How Israel became a start-up nation


Since the 1990s, the number of companies going public in the United States has plummeted. Illustration: Ben Sanders

The disappearing public company: why firms don't want to list


The popularly-held notion that intergenerational differences create clashes in the workplace does not stand up to proper scrutiny.

Your age at work: just another number


With careful consideration and solid professional advice, reverse mortgages have a role to play.

Reverse mortgages can be useful, but take care


More than two million Australians hold an interest in a rental property.

Are the new rental property tax rules unfair to private investors?


With October stock market crashes occurring in 1929, 1987 and 1997, is the stock market set to crash in 2017?

It’s October: will the stock market crash?