News archive from 14 October 2013

The dark art of short selling

In stark contrast to the air of secrecy in which many hedge funds operate, Chanos is candid and open, and even teaches a course – Financial Fraud through History: A Forensic Approach – at the Yale School of Management. Done right, short selling is a...

 

The dark art of short selling

In stark contrast to the air of secrecy in which many hedge funds operate, Chanos is candid and open, and even teaches a course – Financial Fraud through History: A Forensic Approach – at the Yale School of Management. Done right, short selling is a...

 
Markets Live: US stalemate weighs on ASX

Markets Live: US stalemate weighs on ASX

10:20am: Some analyst ratings changes: OZ Minerals raised to 'outperform' at RBC Capital. BHP Billiton raised to hold vs sell at SocGen. Mesoblast cut to hold at Deutsche Bank. Upvotes:0 Downvotes:0 Copy Link 10:13am: The market has opened lower, with...

 

The dark art of short selling

In stark contrast to the air of secrecy in which many hedge funds operate, Chanos is candid and open, and even teaches a course – Financial Fraud through History: A Forensic Approach – at the Yale School of Management. Done right, short selling is a...

 

Markets Live: US stalemate weighs on ASX

10:20am: Some analyst ratings changes: OZ Minerals raised to 'outperform' at RBC Capital. BHP Billiton raised to hold vs sell at SocGen. Mesoblast cut to hold at Deutsche Bank. Upvotes:0 Downvotes:0 Copy Link 10:13am: The market has opened lower, with...

TheAge, 10:28 in Business
 

Markets Live: US stalemate weighs on ASX

10:20am: Some analyst ratings changes: OZ Minerals raised to 'outperform' at RBC Capital. BHP Billiton raised to hold vs sell at SocGen. Mesoblast cut to hold at Deutsche Bank. Upvotes:0 Downvotes:0 Copy Link 10:13am: The market has opened lower, with...

 
Tourism backs move to open up Mount Wellington for business

Tourism backs move to open up Mount Wellington for business

Tasmania's main tourism industry body has praised a Liberal plan to reduce the powers of the Mount Wellington Park Trust.The Opposition will bring a bill on for debate this week which will remove the trust's veto power. The Tourism Industry Council's...

ABC News, 10:32 in Business
 
Federal Government urged to open up gas reserves

Federal Government urged to open up gas reserves

Australia can avoid gas supply shortages by expanding operations at offshore and coal seam gas fields, says the Australian Pipeline Industry Association.Its annual conference is being held in Adelaide and will consider supply issues for east coast...

ABC News, 10:42 in Business
 

Forget jury duty, how about Senate duty

The government will have to do deals, including numerous dubious little sweetheart deals, to get its major legislation passed. The ghost of Senator Harradine will live on in the new Senate, and then some. One special interest party's leverage over the...

 

Forget jury duty, how about Senate duty

The government will have to do deals, including numerous dubious little sweetheart deals, to get its major legislation passed. The ghost of Senator Harradine will live on in the new Senate, and then some. One special interest party's leverage over the...

 
Forget jury duty, how about Senate duty

Forget jury duty, how about Senate duty

As we await the circus of the next Clive Palmer media conference, it's obvious the balance of power in our alleged “house of review” will be held by a more random bunch of individuals than usual. Donkey voters rule, back-room preference deals between...

 
iSelect CEO Matt McCann resigns

iSelect CEO Matt McCann resigns

THE chief executive of insurance comparison business iSelect has resigned, less than four months after taking the company public. An iSelect spokesman said Matt McCann, who has served as CEO since January 2012 had resigned, effective immediately. He...

 
World Bank chief warns US is days away from 'disastrous event'

World Bank chief warns US is days away from 'disastrous event'

WORLD Bank chief Jim Yong Kim has warned that the United States was headed toward peril as politicians failed again to resolve a standoff over the budget and debt ceiling. "We are now five days away from a very dangerous moment," Kim said at...

 
Carrot Tree Kitchens defies US Government shutdown, reopens for 100th birthday

Carrot Tree Kitchens defies US Government shutdown, reopens for 100th birthday

IN YET another show of goodwill, a business has defied the US Government's order to shut down, opening its doors in Yorktown, Virginia. But it wasn't just for any old reason - it was for a very old reason. Antoinette "Mama" Betourne turned...

 
Australian stocks defy positive leads as US debt impasse weighs

Australian stocks defy positive leads as US debt impasse weighs

The Australian share market has dropped at the open with losses across the board, reflecting concerns US politicians will be unable to reach a deal to avoid a default.With the US government shutdown about to enter its 14th day, US Senate Majority...

ABC News, 11:42 in Business
 
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