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BERNARD KEANE | BUSINESS | 10 UNLOCK?

On media ownership reform, keep an eye on the court jesters

There are more hurdles for media ownership reform than News Corporation’s focus on pay TV.

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Business bites: China’s bravura inflating … poor US credit rating … Apple shares deflating …

China is talking up its options to arrest the economic slowdown — but the optimism is hard to swallow. And other business tidbits of the day.

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Business bites: meddling in the dark pool … Woolies plays it cool … TPP could be cruel …

Who’s been messing with Telstra? And other business tidbits of the day.

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MICHAEL SAINSBURY | BUSINESS | UNLOCK?

Fortescue Metals moves to rescue falling share price, but too late?

Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest’s Fortescue Metals Group will need to move soon if it’s to avoid serious financial strife caused by the ongoing downturn in the global iron ore market.

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Business bites: euro down … China’s reason to frown … banks go to ground …

The euro is edging closer to parity with the US dollar. And other business tidbits of the day.

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BUSINESS | 1

Lukewarm jobs market just ticking over

More confirmation that the economy is drifting along in today’s jobless numbers — while the mining industry continues to whine, write Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer.

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BERNARD KEANE | BUSINESS | 21

Dr Malcolm’s budget diagnosis deeply flawed

Malcolm Turnbull’s critique of the government’s flaws is self-serving and plainly wrong.

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Business bites: US dollar surge … rates and bonds diverge … GM’s dividend splurge …

The US dollar is on the rise. And other business tidbits of the day.

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Mixed news from housing compounds economic sluggishness

The most important domestic engine of economic growth isn’t performing with the vigour the Reserve Bank would like, new data shows. Glenn Dyer and Bearnard Keane report.

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BERNARD KEANE | BUSINESS | 30

Rotten politics and worse policy in car multinationals’ going-away present

A final handout to car multinationals illustrates how the Abbott government’s policy and political judgement is entirely gone.

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MARGOT SAVILLE | BUSINESS | 23

Hockey in the ‘dock’: Treasurer can’t recall much

Joe Hockey has taken the stand in his defamation proceedings against Fairfax.

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BERNARD KEANE | BUSINESS | 15

Voters agree: tax big companies more, not less

Voters are unanimous in believing multinational companies should be paying more tax. In fact, partisan differences seem to disappear when it comes to tax.

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BUSINESS | 14

The expensive illusion of housing affordability policy

Our tax system and culture have deliberately conspired to drive up housing prices, with no thought to the consequences, writes businessman and Private Media director John Addis.

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Business bites: iWatch snooze … bumper NT News … Alphatise lose …

Wall Street gets excited — and then unexcited — for the launch of the Apple Watch.

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BERNARD KEANE | BUSINESS | 16

Spare us from politicians mouthing housing affordability platitudes

Politicians love to opine about housing affordability but are unlikely to ever do anything serious about it.

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Business bites: iron ore slough … Apple joins the Dow … corporate tax vow …

The latest figures from the trade crunch. And other business tidbits of the day.

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BUSINESS | 4

Joe Hockey, fiscal rhetoric and the challenge of growth

While Joe Hockey appears to have realised he can’t go on talking down the economy forever, the Reserve Bank was publicly warning it needs help to get economic growth back to trend, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.

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Business bites: eurozone hopes … housing price tropes … Melco on the ropes …

The eurozone economy could soon outperform Australia’s. And other business tidbits of the day.

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ADAM SCHWAB | BUSINESS |

Is Alphatise a dead letter?

Alphatise has ambitious targets and big plans for getting in on a piece of the group-buying pie. But does its reach exceed its grasp?

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BUSINESS | 21

Hockey’s IGR meaningless forecasts based on magical thinking

The intergenerational report is only as good as its assumptions — and they’re not particularly useful, writes executive director of The Australia Institute Richard Denniss.

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BERNARD KEANE | BUSINESS | 14

Hockey reveals a gallery of budget grotesques

The government’s intergeneration report claims Australia is heading for big economic trouble. But good news! Disaster can be averted if those pesky crossbenchers pass every piece of Coalition legislation.

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BEN SANDILANDS | BUSINESS | 5

MH370, one year on: what is Malaysia hiding?

There are many theories about the disappearance of MH370, some plausible, others less so. But one thing that has been firmly established by now is that the Malaysian government has lied about the plane from the first.

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Business bites: GDP blues … Myer set to lose … car sales huge …

Australia’s GDP looks set to slow. And other business tidbits of the day.

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BERNARD KEANE | BUSINESS | 2

Slow-lane economy needs all the help it can get

The Australian economy continued its poor performance in the December quarter, but it’s what lies ahead that is driving the Reserve Bank to cut rates.

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MYRIAM ROBIN | BUSINESS | 3

ACMA free to rule on 2DayFM royal prank

The High Court has ruled ACMA can investigate 2DayFM for criminal conduct — now the hunt begins.

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