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MICHAEL SAINSBURY | BUSINESS | 6

Miners’ ineptitude is costing you a bundle

Shareholders in the big miners — and that’s pretty much anyone with super — should be livid at the way BHP et al squandered the good times.

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GLENN DYER | BUSINESS | 1

Business bites: Apple sours … networks cower … recall towers …

Is the bloom off the … er… Apple? Plus other business tidbits of the day.

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STEPHEN MAYNE | BUSINESS |

Mayne: sorting the naughty and nice in corporate Australia

Who gets and elephant stamp and who gets sent to the naughty corner?

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GLENN DYER | BUSINESS | 6

The Guardian set to go bust by 2025

Unless some serious cost-cutting measures are introduced, The Guardian will go broke within a decade.

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Business bites: markets dive … Apple strives … Clive alive! …

The “collapse” of Queensland Nickel is not what it seems. And other business tidbits of the day.

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Business bites: Davos schmavos

What will the masters of the universe achieve at Davos? Very little.

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JOSH TAYLOR | BUSINESS | 2

Why our Netflix is so much worse than the US’ (for now)

Australian Netflix has a fraction of the titles available in the US. But that will probably change when Netflix negotiates new deals.

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BUSINESS | 3

Business bites: markets go wild … rate rise filed … commodities reviled …

Is the US Federal Reserve really going to raise interest rates four times this year? Plus other business tidbits of the day.

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STEPHEN MAYNE | BUSINESS |

Mayne: how board tilts can bring leverage and governance progress

A practical lesson in the efficacy of board tilts.

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BUSINESS | 3

Business bites: how low can oil go? … bots’ low blow …

Shock, horror: “bots” are watching online ads so you don’t have to. Plus other business tidbits of the day.

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JOSH TAYLOR | BUSINESS | 3

The bizarre story of Pyne and Shorten’s mystery start-up cruise

Why did a start-up claim that Bill Shorten and Christopher Pyne had attended a glitzy launch, when they did not?

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BUSINESS | 1

Business bites: iron ore ouch … nickel slouch … Palmer’s grouch …

Clive Palmer’s Queensland Nickel goes into administration. And other business tidbits of the day.

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HELEN RAZER | BUSINESS | 6

Outrage hobbyists miss the point in $2 Target shirt storm

Was the recent campaign against Target’s $2 back-to-school-special shirts effective boycotting or just “old-fashioned bogan bashing”?

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STEPHEN MAYNE | BUSINESS |

Mayne: how will Lowys handle board renewal at upcoming AGMs?

Frank Lowy and co. are at a crossroads. What they do next will be telling.

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GUY RUNDLE | BUSINESS | 14

Rundle: with the silly season over, recession is coming

The West is now facing a whole series of new conditions that will prompt recession, on top of the financial system mayhem that triggered the last one.

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BUSINESS | 7

Turnbull is screwed either way on tax reform

Turnbull has inherited a party too damaged by the Abbott years to implement sensible tax reform, writes executive director of The Australia Institute Ben Oquist.

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Business bites: Masters says goodbye … jobs numbers high … Murdochs change their minds …

The Murdochs are staying put. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

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STEPHEN MAYNE | BUSINESS | 1

Mayne: how to get the Shell men off the Woodside board?

At the top of Michael Chaney’s “to do” list before retiring is securing Woodside’s independence from 13.6% shareholder Shell.

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BUSINESS | 3

Business bites: miners crash … after having splashed … with our cash …

So who’ll foot the bill for all the big mining companies bad investments? Hint: not the mining companies.

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GLENN DYER | BUSINESS |

Jobs growth strong at the end of 2015

Unemployment dips below 6%.

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JOSH TAYLOR | BUSINESS | 4

How a start-up darling dealt with a disgruntled user: posted his name on Wikipedia

Aussie start-up darling Freelancer.com has been ordered to pay $20,000 to a user who it identified on Wikipedia.

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Business bites: bears are back … market gets a smack … changing tack …

It was a bad day for Wall Street and the ASX. Plus other business tidbits of the day.

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BUSINESS | 1

Business bites: is oil spoiled, or is China finer?

Oil has crashed through the US$30 a barrel mark. Plus other business bites of the day.

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ADAM SCHWAB | BUSINESS | 1

Is Slater & Gordon ABC Learning all over again?

Those who remember the ABC Learning Centres debacle will have that old familiar feeling when it comes to Slater & Gordon.

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Business bites: $20 a barrel oil? … coal roils … Swiss turmoil …

Could oil be headed for under US$20 a barrel? Plus other business tidbits of the day.

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