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18 Aug 2016 (AFR) - QBE and CSL have a day of disappointment

(18 August 2016, AFR, p32, by Philip Baker)

‘Who would have thought it. In the biggest day so far this profit reporting season, it was one of the country’s largest and most esteemed companies, … 81 more words

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Solution for the Church Maze.

I have long wanted to write about Fresh Life Church on this blog, the biggest reason being that i know that i have friends and family and possibly even a few readers who go to this church. 1,787 more words

Turkey's post-coup purge is trashing its currency and junking its bonds

“We expect a period of heightened unpredictability that could constrain capital inflows.” That’s one way to describe the chaos in Turkey’s economy since a coup against president Recep Tayyip Erdogan was foiled on July 15. 210 more words

Ubisoft On Why They Downgrade Video Game Graphics

One of the most infamous instances of a game being announced with a gorgeous looking trailer, and the final game looking substantially worse than that, is  257 more words


14 July 2016 (AFR) - 'Highly negative' 3Q credit outlook for oil, mining sectors: S&P

(14 July 2016, AFR, p21, by Angela Macdonald-Smith)

‘Standard & Poor’s is warning of a “highly negative” credit outlook for Asia-Pacific oil and gas companies this quarter, pointing to plummeting profitability and cash flow pressures for smaller players, as well as potential ratings downgrades.’ 15 more words

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Five reasons why Australia’s AAA rating is in danger

There has been a plenty of speculation about the possibility of Australia losing its AAA rating in the recent time. A rating is normally given to organisations such as governments or companies wishing to borrow money in the markets and provides potential lenders with an easy measure of the likelihood of repayment. 924 more words

Netflix – Downgrade is Questionable

Netflix, a leading video streaming service, had its shares downgraded by an analyst. What s surprising is the downgrade happened when positive tailwinds can save the day. 79 more words