March, 2016

Business bites: iron ore surge … but will again submerge … rates on the verge …

, Mar 08, 2016

Some are giddy at the recent jump in iron ore prices. And other business tidbits of the day.
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Business bites: Chinese steel … Origin gets real … banks wheel and deal …

, Oct 08, 2015

Banks profits soar post-GFC. And other business tidbits of the day.
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Don’t be afraid of the vampire squid

, Apr 30, 2015

How worried should we be about a credit rating downgrade? Not much, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.
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Bust to boom? How Nine lived to fight another ratings year

, Oct 18, 2012

Nine's owners CVC and Goldman Sachs lost big in yesterday's deal. Crikey intern Nicholas McCallum breaks down what happened, and who now owns the former "number one" TV network.

Goldman Sachs and the missing $580 million

, Jul 16, 2012

Loren Feldman explains the fascinating decade-long legal battle between investment kings Goldman Sachs and technology company Dragon Systems over the $580 million business deal that crumbled.
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Analyst forecasts grim for News Corp’s paper business

, Jul 02, 2012

Goldman Sachs, one the two bankers handling the forthcoming News Corporation split, is forecasting a sharp fall in newspaper operating earnings in the 2013 financial year.
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The Muppets take on Goldman Sachs

, Mar 29, 2012

Enraged that the nefarious whiskey-sipping suits at Goldman Sachs call their clients “muppets,” the anti-Muppet defamation league takes action. Muppets vs. Goldman Sachs from Neal McDonough
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Goldman Sachs exec’s public resignation and other classic dummy spits

, Mar 16, 2012

Goldman Sachs executive Greg Smith's resignation letter can be seen as a growing trend, particularly in the United States, for departing employees to attack the culture of the company they are leaving. Let’s have a look at five high-profile examples.

Why I quit Goldman Sachs

, Mar 16, 2012

It's the NY Times article that everyone is talking about -- Goldman Sachs executive director Greg Smith resigned from the investment bank today, revealing that staff there call their clients "muppets" and ignore their best interests to make GS more money.

Maley: a frenzy of blind market optimism

, Sep 27, 2011

Financial markets were swept up in a frenzy of optimism overnight, as rumours swirled that the eurozone was preparing to radically boost the powers of its bailout fund, writes Karen Maley of Business Spectator.