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All hail the economic panacea of company tax cuts

All hail the economic panacea of company tax cuts

Advocates promise that company tax cuts will cure everything -- but finding evidence to back that up is difficult at best, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.

Business bites: steel trap … Osborne’s pap … central bank wrap …

Business bites: steel trap … Osborne’s pap … central bank wrap …

A nasty surprise from China's steel production industry. And other business tidbits of the day.

Business bites: Corbett returns … drug pusher never learns … UK austerity burns …

Business bites: Corbett returns … drug pusher never learns … UK austerity burns …

Roger Corbett is back at Woolies. Plus other business tidbits of the day.

Business bites: Woolies’ cheap chop … red tape cops … Syriza flops …

Business bites: Woolies’ cheap chop … red tape cops … Syriza flops …

Woolies sacks top brass. And other business tidbits of the day.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Who's missing from MPs Gaza petition? ... Fairfax, News and AFL playing the man ... photos of UK Tory lead to arrest ...

UK downgrade another blow for austeritynomics

UK downgrade another blow for austeritynomics

The downgrade of the UK's credit rating again demonstrates how austerity can't even achieve its intended fiscal goals, let alone protect an economy. Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane report.

Is UK stimulus package a pointer to nerves over Greece?

Is UK stimulus package a pointer to nerves over Greece?

Has the £140b stimulus package announced in London confirmed rumours that central banks are on standby to take action to stabilise nervy financial markets this weekend as Greece goes to the polls?

Bomber moves to centre stage

Bomber moves to centre stage

For Kim Beazley all this speculation about US spy drones and Australian islands must be manna from heaven.

UK chancellor spends the night rearranging the deckchairs

UK chancellor spends the night rearranging the deckchairs

It’s a case of back to the future in London as the new Conservative-Liberal Democrat government decides to give more power to the country's central bank and its governor Mervyn King.