Business (Australia)

Thousands of Australians affected by Uber hack cover-up

Hundreds of thousands of Australian Uber riders and thousands of local Uber drivers have been caught up in the breach that the ride-sharing company …

Australian News

11 books recommended by Australian startup founders

Peter Thiel signing copies of his book ‘Zero to One’. Photo: Hiroyuki Ito/Getty Images<p>Starting your own business can be difficult, so it’s important …

Success

Will the Bitcoin price crash in 2018?

It certainly has been a sensational year for the <b>Bitcoin</b> price.With the number one cryptocurrency now fetching US$8,178.01 per coin, it is up over …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin proves magnetic, even for a sceptic like Jamie Dimon

by David Fickling<p>Six weeks can be a long time in the world of bitcoin.<p>Last month, JPMorgan Chase chief executive officer Jamie Dimon staked out a …

Bitcoin

6 things companies need to do for Millennials to be successful in management roles

iStock<p>Millennials are starting to move into management roles in business.<p>But despite moving up the ranks, it appears that younger employees are …

Leadership

Forex - AUD/USD Edges Lower Despite Upbeat Data, Kiwi Holds Steady

Investing.com - The Australian dollar egded lower against its U.S. counterpart on Wednesday, despite the release of upbeat Australian data, while the …

Economy

Amazon Australia has arrived and this is the way to profit

Unless you’ve been living out in woop woop for the past year you’ll know that U.S. online giant <b>Amazon</b> is set to launch its Australian operations this …

Stocks

If living company values comes easily they are the wrong values

We all know that company values are critical to any organisation committed to team alignment and engagement. They are put in place to guide internal …

Leadership

Mactel to buy Bulletproof

Corporate telco service provider Macquarie Telecom is splashing $18 million for ailing cloud solutions provider Bulletproof in a move that helps the …

Stocks the 'selfies' army is buying

They are sometimes referred to as the patsy in the room. But underestimate them at your peril.<p>They're more like an army, really know what they're …

Stocks

Where would you move to for a home? The suburbs where house prices are down but employment is up

New jobs are being created in Australia’s regional centres, giving rise to relocation opportunities for those in bigger cities yearning to own their …

Australia

Surging stocks seen as reason for flattening US yield curve

by Sid Verma and Liz Capo McCormick<p>Bond strategists have a new favourite culprit for the relentless flattening of the US yield curve: the stock …

Finance

Shares in Mineral Resources take off on buoyant year-ahead outlook

Shares in the mining services company and iron ore producer Mineral Resources leapt a massive 12.6 per cent, or $2.12, on Wednesday.

Stocks

RBA's Philip Lowe explains Sydney, Melbourne's 'superstar' house prices

Reserve Bank governor Philip Lowe has lent credence to the rise of the "superstar" city, a phenomenon Sydney and Melbourne are both part of, and …

Housing

Why investors love the flattening yield curve (despite what economists say)

It's clear that investors pay absolutely no heed to economists, because if they did there's no way that Wall Street's main indices would have set …

Economy

'Terrible' NBN advertising is continuing despite watchdog crackdown, says consumer group

Despite a crackdown on "terrible" advertising for National Broadband Network speeds three months ago by the regulator, there are still service …

Australian News

IOOF CEO Chris Kelaher tips financial adviser numbers to grow

Analysts are tipping ANZ will shed more of its funds flow generating financial adviser force before its wealth business is transferred to IOOF, but …

Financial Planning

Affinity Equity Partners restocks war chest, $US5b fund nears close

It's that time of the year when year-ahead forecasts fly around the market like confetti.<p>And our tip? Expect to see Affinity Equity Partners in the …

Venture Capital

8@eight: Flat start ahead for ASX

Looking across the spectrum of financial markets this morning it's hard not to go past the fact that the US short-term Treasuries have bought, …

Economy

More women, migrants in start-ups

Diversity in Australia's start-up sector appears to be on the rise, with a major survey finding more foreign-born founders and female founders than …

Startups

McGrath admits it has looked at leaving the ASX

John McGrath's embattled real estate group, McGrath Ltd, has finally admitted considering options that could end its short life as a ASX-listed …

Australian News

HP Enterprise's boss Meg Whitman to step down as number of female CEOs on Wall Street dwindles

Computer services giant Hewlett Packard Enterprise said on Tuesday that Meg Whitman was stepping down as chief executive officer early next year, …

Australian News

Amazon appears set to open in Australia this week

Amazon appears set to start its Australian retail assault on Friday having reportedly told third-party sellers to prepare to receive orders, and …

Australian News

Amazon Australia: everything you need to know

Amazon is, we suspect, just days away from launching its online retail service in Australia. This means that you will soon be able to buy everything …

Amazon

Filthy rich from a company you’ve never heard of

But don’t expect to see Stripe founder Josh Collison, 27, in the front row at Victoria’s Secret or partying on Necker Island.<p>The Irish tech giant, …

Startups

Forex - Dollar Eases Back From 1-Week Highs, Euro Edges Up

Investing.com - The dollar eased back from one-week highs against a basket of the other major currencies on Tuesday, while the euro edged higher amid …

Economy

Victorian taxi drivers planning multimillion-dollar class action against Uber

Taxi and hire car drivers displaced by the rise of Uber intend to launch a multimillion-dollar class action against the ride-sharing giant.<p>Law firm …

Australian News

Dollar Marks Time

The US dollar is mostly confined to yesterday's ranges.<p>Aussie broke down but snapped back; outside day, close is important.<p>The euro slipped through …

Business

You've just got to be brave, says young Canberra entrepreneur

Canberran Oliver Forrester was just 20 when he launched his first business and at 27, the young entrepreneur now has three under his belt.<p>Mr …

Australian Universities

Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day

<i>Want to receive this post in your inbox every morning?</i> <i>Sign up here</i><i>.</i><p>North Korea labeled state sponsor of terrorism, Morgan Stanley sees big pain for …

Business