News: Money

THE JOB CREATION REPORT: Australia's jobs and skills of the future

Sunday  23:51,   19 november 2017
Business Insider Australia

Australia has the most resilient economy in the world, notching up a record 26 years of uninterrupted growth in 2017. The underlying economy is dynamic, with over a million Australians changing jobs annually and businesses constantly entering and[...]

'Details can often get you' says Naomi Simson as Red Balloon cops ACCC fine

Sunday  23:51,   19 november 2017
Sydney Morning Herald

The Shark Tank judge's business has been fined $43,200 by the competition watchdog.Naomi Simson describes herself as a role model for small business, but the Shark Tank judge has been left red-faced after the competition watchdog fined her[...]

How to lock down your web browser security

Sunday  23:51,   19 november 2017
T3

These days we all spend a lot of our computing time peering through web browser windows, which means these programs are some of the biggest targets for hackers and malware. You don't have to spend a whole afternoon or evening putting up the [...]

Former GM CEO calls Tesla a 'losing enterprise,' and says it's 'going out of business'

Sunday  17:51,   19 november 2017
Business Insider Australia

Former General Motors executive Bob Lutz panned Tesla less than 24 hours after the electric-car company revealed its first big rig truck and a new roadster.Bob Lutz, the former chief executive of General Motors, scoffed at Tesla on Friday, calling[...]

These robots don't want your job. They want your love.

Sunday  10:22,   19 november 2017
The Washington Post

The robots are coming for a hug. Say hello to Jibo and Kuri.As a tech columnist, I’ve tested all sorts of helpful robots: the kind that vacuum floors, deliver packages or even make martinis. But two arriving in homes now break new ground. They want [...]

The boy's pay club still rules in Australia

Sunday  03:30,   19 november 2017
Business Insider Australia

Surging mining exports powered the Australian economy to better-than-expected 1.1 percent growth in the first quarter of the year, data showed on June 4, 2014 The blokes are still the winners in Australia when it comes to[...]

Mercedes driver dies in fiery crash in city's east

Sunday  03:26,   19 november 2017
The Age

A Mercedes driver has died in a fiery crash in Melbourne's east early on Saturday morning. Police are investigating whether the two cars involved in the fatal collision had been speeding in the lead-up to the death.Investigators have been told a [...]

The best business showdowns of 2017

Sunday  03:26,   19 november 2017
Smart Company

Don’t deny it — we all secretly enjoy a public spat to break the monotony of overly scripted PR spiels. Conflict is an inevitable part of doing business and while it is important to learn strategies for dealing with difficult people,[...]

Here's where the world's richest people live

Sunday  03:25,   19 november 2017
Business Insider Australia

About half of all of the world's ultra rich -- those with a net worth over $US50 million -- live in the US. China, Germany, and the United Kingdom follow the US. -The number of ultra-high-net-worth individuals increased by 13% in 2017.Forget[...]

Yoko Ono's Basquiat painting sells for nearly $11 million

Sunday  03:25,   19 november 2017
Associated Press

A painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat (zhahn mee-SHEHL' BAH'-skee-aht) from the collection of Yoko Ono has sold for $10.9 million. Sotheby's says the work, titled "Cabra" (KAH'-bruh), was sold Thursday night in New York to an unidentified[...]

One plus one makes more than two: Our overlooked immigration benefits

Sunday  03:25,   19 november 2017
Sydney Morning Herald

Simplistic views of complex issues don't deliver the full story. What the critics of Australia's immigration policy miss is that one plus one can add up to more than two. But it was her gentle chiding of attacks on our immigration policy[...]

This is how Anthony Joshua flies in private jets, wears a £350,000 watch, and drives expensive Jaguars without spending a penny

Sunday  03:23,   19 november 2017
Business Insider Australia

Anthony Joshua appears to live a lifestyle that fans expect of a world heavyweight champion. But the private jets, £350,000 watches, and expensive Jaguar cars are gifts from his commercial partners -- he doesn't spend a penny.He's the WBA, IBF,[...]

AWI faces shareholders: Market surges as warring wool growers prepare to vote on leadership change

Sunday  03:22,   19 november 2017
MSN

Australia's wool market continues to surge from strength to strength, turning over more than $96 million dollars in this week's sales. It brings the sales value of this year's clip to just under $1.3 billion dollars, and farmers[...]

New $100m factory to boost jobs in western Sydney

Sunday  03:22,   19 november 2017
MSN

Western Sydney is set to receive a major boost in jobs with the unveiling of a $100 million pharmaceutical factory. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull today opened the new headquarters for ‘Vitex Pharmaceuticals’ in Eastern Creek that promises to[...]

Secret suburbs where rent prices are dropping

Sunday  03:22,   19 november 2017
MSN

As the property market gets increasingly competitive, securing an affordable rental can be extremely tough. But now, there's some much-needed good news for Aussie tenants.Exclusive data - obtained by A Current Affair from RealEstate.com.au - shows[...]