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A U.S. watchdog agency is preparing to investigate whether the Federal Reserve and other regulators are too soft on the banks they are meant to police, after a written request from Democratic lawmakers that marks the latest sign of...
Tesla’s explanation of its proposal to acquire Solar City, another Elon Musk project, offers a compelling vision: Get energy from the sun, use and store it in the home, charge your car with it. “The world’s only vertically integrated...
Communications Minister Mitch Fifield has announced a shake-up of Australia’s media ownership laws. So, what rules are being scrapped? And how might their axing affect Australia’s media sector? The rules On the chopping block are the “75% reach” and “two out...
Serena Yu, University of Technology Sydney and David Peetz, Griffith University Two big claims underpin attempts to cut penalty rates for Sunday workers in the retail and hospitality sectors: that they are no longer needed or relevant, and that they...
Saul Eslake, University of Tasmania Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s first major economic address since the July 2 federal election was, in most respects, the kind of speech one might have expected from a leader who had won with a comfortable...
ANZ bank will be scrapping all fees associated with personal banking accounts as of January 1 2017, CEO Shayne Elliot told staff and shareholders today. In an email sent earlier this morning and obtained by Forward News writers, Elliot admitted...
Some of you may question the purpose of trying to divine what will be in the May 3 federal budget when the Turnbull Ship of State seems to be all at sea, wallowing towards an unknown destination, facing strong...
Elfriede Sangkuhl, The Conversation December 18, 2012 In the UK the recent boycott of Starbucks by consumers has helped elicit a pledge from the coffee giant to pay £20 million in taxes over the next two years. In Australia, consumers...
Peter MacLeod Published on Sun Aug 16 2015 Here's a good news story for anyone exhausted at the prospect of our federal election and curious about the health of Canadian democracy. You might never know it watching the endless...
Half leave Coalition's youth internship scheme without a job Exclusive: Retail workers’ union says young people are being used as ‘cheap labour for six months and then discarded’ The $750m youth employment scheme is aimed at helping young Australians into work. Half...