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Business bites: takeover bid … oil slid … shares hit the skids …

Business bites: takeover bid … oil slid … shares hit the skids …

Takeovers all the rage. And other business tidbits of the day.

Business bites: euro down … China’s reason to frown … banks go to ground …

Business bites: euro down … China’s reason to frown … banks go to ground …

The euro is edging closer to parity with the US dollar. And other business tidbits of the day.

Benign jobs report won’t suit the doomsayers

Benign jobs report won’t suit the doomsayers

October jobs data shows the economy isn't faltering, even if we treat the ABS's numbers with caution, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.

The Power Index: why David Gonski rules the boardroom

The Power Index: why David Gonski rules the boardroom

David Gonski, not surprisingly, rejects the idea of his own power. But when you add up his boardroom roles -- from Coca-Cola to Investec to Infrastructure NSW and the Sydney Theatre Company -- and his relationships in Canberra, there's little doubt he rules corporate Australia.

Who profited from Facebook’s flop?

Who profited from Facebook’s flop?

As Facebook shares continue to plummet, it turns out not everyone is disappointed by the dour share price performance.

What chance a UK bank to trust? Barclays and none

What chance a UK bank to trust? Barclays and none

In London, 'tis the bonfire of the bankers.

Westpac stays ‘mum’ on emergency $1b loan from US Fed

Westpac stays ‘mum’ on emergency $1b loan from US Fed

Sometimes important corporate news is ignored. Shareholders miss it, companies hide it and governments fail to publicise it.

Macquarie loses its competitive edge as earnings slump 25%

Macquarie loses its competitive edge as earnings slump 25%

Macquarie's worsening performance and lacklustre return on equity is the inevitable result of a business that has lost its primary competitive advantage.

Digging through the “Dead Presidents” corpses

Digging through the “Dead Presidents” corpses

An investigation is being launched into whether Morgan Stanley deliberately designed and then bet against mortgage deals, nicknamed the "Dead Presidents" deals. Did Morgan Stanley pull a Goldman Sachs?