ABS provisional mortality data for first quarter 2023 was released just now https://www.abs.gov.au/statistics/health/causes-death/provisional-mortality-statistics/latest-release And the cookers are unfortunately going to be disappointed Although deaths are up by 11% Deaths amongst the young , that is 0-84 years old, are actually below baseline (precovid) levels The excess in deaths is entirely due to deaths in the … Read more
So why haven’t any of the armchair generals here commented on the AUKUS submarine deal Subs are completely useless in modern warfare right? Like drones will easily find and destroy them, especially as nuclear can’t be turned off so they’re always traceable via sound Seems absolutely retarded for a country like Australia, which has relatively … Read more
What is everyone’s predictions for the RBA? Punxatawny Phil will just go another 0.5% and meet expectations? Peachy has been very quite the last few days – probably busy at her job at Coolabah capital I note the AUD is up this morning so maybe the market expects a 0.75% surprise what’s interesting for me … Read more
CBA is now offering a 2.25% term deposit for 18 months https://www.commbank.com.au/banking/term-deposits.html This is more than their prediction for RBA overnight rates (1.6% I believe) – not sure why they would lie since surely they would rather fool people into fixing loans at high rates Maybe the banks have been told that there won’t be … Read more
Its been very quiet on the crypto front the last couple months Are you too busy BTFD?
Fascinating to watch “peeps that either left MB or were banned”. The latter rather than the former That little bitch pfh better stay where he belongs in the western suburbs JohnRMEMBERApril 15, 2022 at 8:22 pm Wonder what stagmal is up to these days.Log in to Reply haroldusMEMBERApril 15, 2022 at 8:25 pmI think he … Read more
ABS recently released the mortality statistics for 2021 https://www.abs.gov.au/articles/measuring-australias-excess-mortality-during-covid-19-pandemic In summary, the overall excess mortality in Australia for 2021 was 3.5% above expected levels The ABS concludes that this is consistent with effects of the pandemic However, if you look at the state data there is something very fucking odd going on NSW excess mortality … Read more
Recent release of data by public health england https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/1009243/Technical_Briefing_21.pdf I like their data because its very honest The most relevant table is table 5 Key numbers Unvaccinated <50yo Deaths 72 Cases 178,240 CFR 0.04% Vaccinated <50yo Deaths 27 Cases 40,544 CFR 0.067% The argument will be that the vaccinated <50yo are more likely to have … Read more