News archive from 25 June 2013

McDonald's drop halal food

McDonald's drop halal food

THE only two McDonald's restaurants in the United States that were serving food prepared according to Islamic law have stopped several weeks after a $763,192 settlement over a lawsuit that alleged the items weren't consistently halal. The fast-food...

 

$4 op shop buy sells for $75,000

The seller, who wants to remain anonymous, does the rounds of the local op shops and when he saw this on the shelf he thought, well, that looks a bit special. After doing some research he sent photos to Sotheby's consultant Ann Roberts, a specialist...

 
$4 op shop buy sells for $75,000

$4 op shop buy sells for $75,000

You know the story … the op shop bargain that sells for a fortune. Sometimes you doubt that this ever really happens but it did at an auction in Melbourne last week when Sotheby's Australia sold a 17th century Chinese "libation cup" carved...

 

'Feral' investors told to calm down by Fed chiefs

Two Federal Reserve presidents with opposing views on how much stimulus the US economy needs emphasized that policy remains accommodative, three days after a timetable to cut bond buying sent financial markets reeling. "What we're talking about...

 

'Feral' investors told to calm down by Fed chiefs

Two Federal Reserve presidents with opposing views on how much stimulus the US economy needs emphasized that policy remains accommodative, three days after a timetable to cut bond buying sent financial markets reeling. "What we're talking about...

TheAge, 09:17 in Business
 
$4 op shop buy sells for $75,000

$4 op shop buy sells for $75,000

You know the story … the op shop bargain that sells for a fortune. Sometimes you doubt that this ever really happens but it did at an auction in Melbourne last week when Sotheby's Australia sold a 17th century Chinese "libation cup" carved...

 

'Feral' investors told to calm down by Fed chiefs

Two Federal Reserve presidents with opposing views on how much stimulus the US economy needs emphasized that policy remains accommodative, three days after a timetable to cut bond buying sent financial markets reeling. "What we're talking about...

 

Markets Live: ASX200 set to lose 2013 gains

9:35am: World markets started the week in a pessimistic mood, and it looks set to continue today, with Asian equity futures from Hong Kong to China and Australia down. Chinese are stocks set to extend declines that pushed the nation's shares into a...

 

Markets Live: ASX200 set to lose 2013 gains

9:49am: Seeking to calm investors, who have been behaving like "feral hogs" since the Bernanke remarks last week, two Federal Reserve presidents got on the front foot, emphasising that policy remains accommodative, three days after a...

 

Markets Live: ASX200 set to lose 2013 gains

9:54am: With the Australian dollar stabilising above 92 US cents overnight, has the currency found a bottom - at least temporarily - following its recent slide? NAB currency strategist Ray Attrill said the odds were still stacked against the dollar...

TheAge, 09:55 in Business
 
Transport industry welcomes rail freight boost

Transport industry welcomes rail freight boost

The South Australian Freight Council said expansion of a rail freight terminal in northern Adelaide would remove a significant number of trucks from the state's roads.Half the $16 million project at Penfield is being funded from the federal Regional...

ABC News, 10:02 in Business
 

Fed official slams 'feral hogs' on markets

Two Federal Reserve presidents with opposing views on how much stimulus the US economy needs have emphasised that policy remains accommodative, three days after a timetable to cut bond buying sent financial markets reeling. "What we're talking...

 

Taper talk sad and depressing

They have tried to boost the economy even as most of Washington seemingly either forgot about the jobless, or decided that the best way to cure unemployment was to intensify the suffering of the unemployed. You can argue - and I would - that the Fed’s...

 

Fed official slams 'feral hogs' on markets

Two Federal Reserve presidents with opposing views on how much stimulus the US economy needs have emphasised that policy remains accommodative, three days after a timetable to cut bond buying sent financial markets reeling. "What we're talking...

TheAge, 10:11 in Business
 

Fed official slams 'feral hogs' on markets

Two Federal Reserve presidents with opposing views on how much stimulus the US economy needs have emphasised that policy remains accommodative, three days after a timetable to cut bond buying sent financial markets reeling. "What we're talking...

 
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