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Correction: News Corp share buybacks

An item in Tips & Murmurs this week incorrectly reported that News Corp bought back shares in April.

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

Company tax cuts: another front in the ongoing war on young Australians

Evidence from Trump's company tax cuts in the US shows that wealthy retirees will be the winners, and younger and low-income Australians the losers, if Australian companies are given a windfall.

Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg (Image: AAP/Bianca De Marchi)

Josh among the business barbarians

When Frydenberg forced the question of why businesses aren't investing in Australia, a convenient amnesia seemed to take over.

Where Trump’s tax cuts went next — straight into executives’ wallets

In unsurprising news, money from Trump's corporate tax cuts are not just going into the coffers of affected companies, but directly into the pockets of the CEOs who run them. Do we really think Australia will be any different?

US wage growth falls as the Trump buyback bonanza continues

As wages growth sputters in the US amidst the biggest share buyback boom in history, the Financial Review finally acknowledges reality on company tax cuts.

Marco Rubio slams company tax cuts: ‘no evidence whatsoever’

Marco Rubio is only the latest Republican to slam company tax cuts that have failed to deliver extra investment or higher wages for the United States.

Trump tax cut propels share buybacks to new all-time record

Even critics of Trump's company tax cuts didn't predict just how much of them would flow into boosting share prices and looking after shareholders.

Rio Tinto CEO Jean-Sebastien Jacques.

Where’s the profit surge from Australian companies going?

Australian companies are enjoying a bumper reporting season. So where is all the money going? Into investment and wage rises? Yeah, not so much.

A new report shows just how talented Australian executives are at buying back shares, mostly to benefit senior executives. And the poor old shareholder might know very little about it.

While you were sleeping, execs hoard shares for themselves

A new report shows just how talented Australian executives are at buying back shares, mostly to benefit senior executives. And the poor old shareholder might know very little about it.

The highlights and lowlights of this morning's sharemarket activity.

Morning Market Report

The highlights and lowlights of this morning's sharemarket activity.

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