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Seven AGM promises a sunny outlook, but cuts will hurt

Seven AGM promises a sunny outlook, but cuts will hurt

Chair Kerry Stokes and CEO Tim Worner were optimistic at Seven's annual general meeting. But staff and shareholders won't have much to smile about.

Australia's great wage stagnation continues

Australia's great wage stagnation continues

Another quarter, and more bad news for Australia's private sector workers with wage stagnation continuing.

Australia’s wealth has shifted towards the rich. Again.

Australia’s wealth has shifted towards the rich. Again.

A new global wealth report has confirmed that Australian money is once again going to the wealthy, as our world ranking and GDP per adult continue to tumble.

The Tesla decision that could lead to skyrocketing CEO pay in Australia

The Tesla decision that could lead to skyrocketing CEO pay in Australia

Robyn Denholm departing as CFO of Telstra to become the new chair of Tesla will spell bad things for those of us who want to stem exorbitant CEO salaries.

Amateurish Morrison pays the price for trade stupidity

Amateurish Morrison pays the price for trade stupidity

Australia's foolish protectionism, when accompanied by base political calculation, makes for a policy mess.

The AFR's neoliberal remake of The Usual Suspects

The AFR's neoliberal remake of The Usual Suspects

Once again, a tiny pack of interest-rate hawks at the Australian Financial Review are demanding the economy be crunched in the name of neoliberal orthodoxy.

Massive investment cut shows Disney expects no happy ending from Vice Media

Massive investment cut shows Disney expects no happy ending from Vice Media

The major cuts to Disney's US$400 million investment in Vice Media shows that Vice, like its legacy media counterparts, is struggling in the digital age.

Fairfax-Nine deal waved through in a bad decision reflecting bad law

Fairfax-Nine deal waved through in a bad decision reflecting bad law

The ACCC's decision to approve Nine's takeover of Fairfax illustrates both a flawed assessment by the competition regulator and the flawed legislation it implements.

Long summer ahead for News Corp as Foxtel numbers fall

Long summer ahead for News Corp as Foxtel numbers fall

News Corp's September quarter results show that Foxtel will either need a boost in subscriber numbers or in average revenue if it wants the summer to be a profitable one.

Why Trump is to blame for our emotional rollercoaster at the petrol pump

Why Trump is to blame for our emotional rollercoaster at the petrol pump

High petrol prices are the last thing Australia needs from an economic perspective. Unfortunately we're suffering huge swings due to international meddling.