News archive from 12 July 2013

Farmers losing out as miners lure skilled labourers with better wages

Farmers losing out as miners lure skilled labourers with better wages

Farmers says they are sick and tired of investing time and money training skilled labourers only to lose them to the mining industry.The unprecedented growth of the Australian coal industry has created an enormous demand for skilled labour, and...

ABC News, 09:03 in Business
 
NGV sacks staff via email - or a letter left on desk

NGV sacks staff via email - or a letter left on desk

National Gallery of Victoria staff and their union fear for the safety of the institution's internationally acclaimed collection amid job cuts - just as it stages the biggest exhibition in its history and lays the groundwork for a third site. The...

 
Kangaroo Island releases business case for airport upgrade

Kangaroo Island releases business case for airport upgrade

Kangaroo Island Council has now released its business case as it seeks federal backing to upgrade Kingscote airport.The council and the Kangaroo Island Futures Authority have released detail of a proposed $18 million upgrade. It would improve and...

ABC News, 09:17 in Business
 
Dinosaur interest booming in outback Qld

Dinosaur interest booming in outback Qld

An outback Queensland dinosaur museum says it has been overwhelmed by the growing interest in the region's fossil history.The non-profit organisation, the Australian Age of Dinosaurs, near Winton, says it recorded its busiest day since opening in...

ABC News, 09:17 in Business
 
NGV sacks staff via email - or a letter left on desk

NGV sacks staff via email - or a letter left on desk

National Gallery of Victoria staff and their union fear for the safety of the institution's internationally acclaimed collection amid job cuts - just as it stages the biggest exhibition in its history and lays the groundwork for a third site. The...

 
NGV sacks staff via email - or a letter left on desk

NGV sacks staff via email - or a letter left on desk

National Gallery of Victoria staff and their union fear for the safety of the institution's internationally acclaimed collection amid job cuts - just as it stages the biggest exhibition in its history and lays the groundwork for a third site. The...

 
Were Bernanke's comments a fire drill or a false alarm?

Were Bernanke's comments a fire drill or a false alarm?

Whenever Alan Greenspan was praised for delivering a clear message on US monetary policy, he liked to reply something along the lines of: "If you think that, you have misunderstood what I said." Ben Bernanke prefers the opposite approach. On...

 

Were Bernanke's comments a fire drill or a false alarm?

Ben Bernanke ... his comments move markets. Photo: Bloomberg Whenever Alan Greenspan was praised for delivering a clear message on US monetary policy, he liked to reply something along the lines of: "If you think that, you have misunderstood what...

TheAge, 09:34 in Business
 

Were Bernanke's comments a fire drill or a false alarm?

Ben Bernanke ... his comments move markets. Photo: Bloomberg Whenever Alan Greenspan was praised for delivering a clear message on US monetary policy, he liked to reply something along the lines of: "If you think that, you have misunderstood what...

 

US jobless claims rise, but labor recovery grinds on

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose last week, although the level still pointed to further healing in the labour market. Other data showed prices for US imports and exports fell in June for the fourth straight...

TheAge, 09:43 in Business
 

Markets Live: ASX sets sights on 5000

9:47am: Some analyst rating changes for today: Paladin Energy rated new hold at TD Securities Lynas upgraded at JPMorgan IINET cut to underweight at JPMorgan Retail Food Group cut to neutral at BBY Orica raised to strong buy at BBY Upvotes:0...

 

US jobless claims rise, but labor recovery grinds on

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose last week, although the level still pointed to further healing in the labour market. Other data showed prices for US imports and exports fell in June for the fourth straight...

 

Markets Live: ASX sets sights on 5000

9:47am: Some analyst rating changes for today: Paladin Energy rated new hold at TD Securities Lynas upgraded at JPMorgan IINET cut to underweight at JPMorgan Retail Food Group cut to neutral at BBY Orica raised to strong buy at BBY Upvotes:0...

 

US jobless claims rise, but labor recovery grinds on

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose last week, although the level still pointed to further healing in the labour market. Other data showed prices for US imports and exports fell in June for the fourth straight...

 

Markets Live: ASX sets sights on 5000

9:47am: Some analyst rating changes for today: Paladin Energy rated new hold at TD Securities Lynas upgraded at JPMorgan IINET cut to underweight at JPMorgan Retail Food Group cut to neutral at BBY Orica raised to strong buy at BBY Upvotes:0...

TheAge, 09:50 in Business
 
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