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BERNARD KEANE | PLAYERS | 6 UNLOCK?

Government faces fights on multiple fiscal fronts

The government faces fights on multiple fronts on tax and the budget, but doesn’t appear to have coordinated its tactics.

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STEPHEN MAYNE | PLAYERS | 6 UNLOCK?

Mayne: ACA launches tax attack on Rupert Murdoch

A Current Affair’s attack on the tax-dodging News Corp will not bode well for the media empire’s appearance before a Senate inquiry into tax-dodging today …

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MICHAEL SAINSBURY | PLAYERS | 9

Is it time for Twiggy to play his Chinese joker?

The price of iron ore is still falling, with Fortescue Metals Group facing total wipeout. But there may be a way to save the company — look to the East …

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BERNARD KEANE | PLAYERS | 19

Treasury’s panacea: surrender to tax dodgers

On multinational tax avoidance, the government white paper is a white flag, proposing a surrender to large corporations.

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STEPHEN MAYNE | PLAYERS | 3

Exclusive: Gerry Harvey gets richer while small shareholders miss out

Gerry Harvey’s small shareholders did not take up the opportunity to participate in an equity raising at a heavily discounted price. But Harvey himself sure did.

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STEPHEN MAYNE | PLAYERS |

Mayne: how much cash will in-the-money Macquarie SPP attract?

Is the Millionaire Factory sharing the wealth?

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MICHAEL SAINSBURY | PLAYERS |

Fortescue’s future uncertain after Twiggy’s failed debt financing

Fortescue Metals Group’s share price is down again — and there is no relief in sight.

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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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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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ADAM SCHWAB | PLAYERS |

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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PADDY MANNING | PLAYERS |

New Telstra boss Andy Penn’s run-in with watchdog lingers

What did Andrew Penn do that got him in such hot water with APRA?

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GLENN DYER | PLAYERS |

Ghosts of 2011 come back to haunt Kerry Stokes

There is an echo of the 2011 Seven West deal that is slowly emerging to haunt Seven and Stokes.

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MYRIAM ROBIN | PLAYERS |

Rinehart’s lawyers blow up House of Hancock‘s Hollywood ending

Channel Nine reached a last-minute settlement with Gina Rinehart’s lawyers over a telemovie based on her life. So what was cut?

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PADDY MANNING | PLAYERS |

Buddy, can you spare some bandwidth? How Telstra is going to let strangers use your wi-fi

Telstra is raking in the cash thanks to the NBN, but Australia is still languishing with slow broadband speeds.

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PADDY MANNING | PLAYERS |

A brief history of Rinehart’s loss-making stake in Ten

Iron ore magnate Gina Rinehart has sunk $208.1 million dollars into the ailing Ten Network. So, has she gotten bang for her buck?

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Business Bites: ads increase … Buffett’s brief … Macca’s serves teeth …

Internet-based job ads are on the rise. And other business tidbits of the day.

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How much did Gina Rinehart make out of Fairfax?

Crikey writers Paddy Manning and Myriam Robin crunch the numbers. Just how much did the country’s richest woman make off the ailing media giant?

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BERNARD KEANE | PLAYERS |

Reserve Bank downgrade makes choice of treasurer crucial

The Reserve Bank has downgraded its forecasts for the Australian economy, showing why it’s critical that a new treasurer be someone voters can trust, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.

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STEPHEN MAYNE | PLAYERS |

Mayne: Rupert says good night, sweet prince

News Corp columnists keep telling us that Murdoch is no control freak — so why are they so reluctant to criticise their boss?

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GLENN DYER | PLAYERS |

A right royal kiss-off: the Sun King loses his Prince

Saudi Prince Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal has sold most of his 6.6% stake in Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. Now we know why the Prince did not vote with the Murdochs at the last AGM.

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RBA’s ‘prudent course’ dumped in Tony and Joe’s economic mire

The Reserve Bank’s panic move to reverse course on interest rates demonstrates how much impact the goverment’s woes have had on the real economy, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.

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Meet the mysterious Chinese property developer giving a motza to the ALP

The largest donor to either party in 2013-14 was a China-based individual named Zichun Wang. But who is Zichun Wang? The Mandarin journalist David Donaldson investigates.

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PADDY MANNING | PLAYERS |

Harry Triguboff could be in for an $15 billion payday — if he ever sells

Harry Triguboff could leapfrog over Gina Rinehart as Australia’s richest person — if he ever sells his lucrative property business, that is.

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GLENN DYER | PLAYERS |

Business minutes: dud strategic reviews … Westpac has a go … OZ Minerals’ new CEO …

Strategic reviews” sound very professional, but are really just self-serving bonus-inducers for CEOs. And other business tidbits of the day.

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GLENN DYER | PLAYERS |

Business minutes: lessons for Pyne … Apple (doesn’t) Pay … no one wants Bradken …

The cautionary tale of private education-provider company Vocation. And other business tidbits of the day.

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