Finance

Australian market set to open flat

The local share market lost some earlier gains, but still managed to finish in positive territory. The ASX 200 rose 8 points or 0.1%. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on July 26, 2017 in New York City. Picture: Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP THE Australian …

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Finance

Dollar back below 80 cents

The local share market lost some earlier gains, but still managed to finish in positive territory. The ASX 200 rose 8 points or 0.1%. The Aussie dollar could fall further on Friday. THE Australian dollar is sharply lower against its US counterpart which has rebounded following solid US durable goods …

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Finance

‘Physical attractiveness is necessary’

Nicola Thorp called out the recruitment company online who removed the ad. Picture: Twitter. A TRENDY East London bar has been ridiculed online after placing a job advertisement advising only beautiful people need apply for a waitressing job that paid $16 per hour. Shoreditch’s House of Wax advertised on recruitment …

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Work

Bill Gates dethroned as world’s richest person

The median value of perks for C-suite executives at Fortune 100 companies jumped 22% from 2013 to 2015. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos enjoys security services valued at more than $1.5 million, according to research firm Equilar. Photo: Michael Reynolds/ European Pressphoto Agency Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is officially the world’s …

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Superannuation

Doctor’s victory over Big Tobacco

Dr Bronwyn King’s campaign to make Australian investment funds tobacco free. Radiation oncologist and tobacco-free advocate Bronwyn King. Picture: Tim Mullane IN her first job in her chosen profession, this young Australian spent her days watching people die as she tried to save them. The experience left its mark on …

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Finance

Loophole lets you be your own landlord

David Koch gives some tips on when it’s a good time to stop renting and consider buying your own home. Commercial buildings can help build wealth for business owners. BUSINESS owners can save thousands on workplace leases and unlock a raft of other benefits, by using superannuation to effectively become …

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Finance

Did this Nazi tweet go too far?

The infamous sign “Arbeit Macht Frei” at the entrance of former WWII Nazi concentration Auschwitz in Polish town of Oswiecim. Picture: AFP A PROMINENT social media commentator has defended invoking the Nazi concentration camps in a discussion on rising inequality in Australia. Asher Wolf, founder of the Cryptoparty political group …

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Markets

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Finance

Coles boss blasts ‘expensive’ water

Sorry Jen, your water’s too expensive for us. COLES boss John Durkan has lobbed another blow at Coca-Cola, heralding a potential cutback of its bottled water from supermarket shelves. Mr Durkan blasted the soft drink manufacturer, which depends the lucrative Mount Franklin range to bolster its bottom line as sales …

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Superannuation

Elysium extends Lloyds copper mine

Elysium Resources Limited (ASX: EYM) has intersected multiple sulphide-bearing horizons in all five holes at the Lloyds copper mine, which may prove to be lateral extensions of known ore bodies. The Lloyds mine is part of the broader Burraga copper-gold project in New South Wales, consisting of three contiguous exploration …

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