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 2018-09-22 03:59 

Sydney Morning Herald

Knowing your rights around expired gift cards...

We've all received a gift voucher that has fallen into the depths of our handbag, or we've put in our "important paperwork drawer" (aka junk drawer) to use later, but by the time we've found it the business has closed or the voucher ha...

 2018-09-21 22:30 

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What will spark the next financial crisis? Here is one candidate...

Now that everything has been said about the 10th anniversary of the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy, it's worth asking how close we are to the next crisis....

 2018-09-21 21:46 

Sydney Morning Herald

Dow hits another all-time high on mixed day for US stocks...

Wall Street capped a milestone-setting week Friday with a mixed finish for the major US stock indexes and the second all-time high in two days for the Dow Jones....

 2018-09-21 14:15 

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Is it OK to steal someone's idea if you turn it into a silly list?...

Tips for staying competitive with computers, machines and robots....

 2018-09-21 14:15 

Sydney Morning Herald

Students learn to create their future...

Kids were asked to imagine ideal game-changers....

 2018-09-21 14:15 

Sydney Morning Herald

'Devastating': Fruit growers fear being collateral damage in health outbreaks...

Fruit growers have called for clearer and better co-ordinated public warnings about isolated heath risks from food safety authorities to avoid sparking "hysteria"....

 2018-09-21 14:15 

Sydney Morning Herald

Bookies face $30m hit as digital betting tax gets over the line...

Online bookmakers taking bets in Victoria will be hit with a new tax from January, expected to collect $30 million a year, after the bill passed parliament....

 2018-09-21 14:05 

Sydney Morning Herald

Electric vehicles tipped to become the smartphone of the future...

Electric vehicles will be the new mobile phone, going from where people can't imagine why they'd want one to being unable to imagine life without them, and China is set to be the driving force....

 2018-09-21 14:00 

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Hoping for change victims give their verdict on royal commission...

Having given evidence what do those who bared their pain think about how this inquiry has gone....

 2018-09-21 14:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

More jobs than workers at ground zero in Trump's trade war...

This small town in Ohio is one of the winners from new tariffs and it has a very Australian connection....

 2018-09-21 14:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Bumper snow sees alpine resorts bounce back...

One of Australia's best known alpine watering holes, Mt Buller's Kooroora Hotel, will be demolished next month to make way for a $40 million development....

 2018-09-21 14:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Everything you need to know about the royal commission so far...

After seven rounds of hearings featuring more than 100 witnesses, here's a wrap-up of what's happened so far and what might happen next....

 2018-09-21 14:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

South Korean retailers are the next wave of entrants...

South Korean-based cosmetic retailer innisfree is expanding its footprint in Australia with a second store....

 2018-09-21 14:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Never mind carbon, let's put a price on bad driving...

The rising road toll could show its time for a dangerous driving tax....

 2018-09-21 14:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Did Rupert Murdoch really go after Malcolm Turnbull?...

Those who know the mogul have widely different views on whether he would have directed the leadership spill from afar...

 2018-09-21 14:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Melbourne's answer to Mercedes Me...

There's a Mercedes parked in the company store at the base of the new Rialto complex, but the space is not a showroom....

 2018-09-21 14:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

'Stop being bastards': how the royal commission could reform banks...

After many weeks of explosive hearings at the banking royal commission, policy minds are beginning to ask: what can be done to fix this mess?...

 2018-09-21 14:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Chris Lock catches Quicksilver on surf coast...

Healthscope has listed Cotham Private Hospital for sale and Chris Lock has acquired the Quiksilver headquarters in Torquay....

 2018-09-21 14:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Insurance companies can't escape reforms...

Peak bodies that represent insurance will have a tough job arguing any case for much continued self-regulation....

 2018-09-21 14:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney's large format sector 'boxed in'...

Restrictive zoning rules that lock it out of half of the market 'box in' Sydney's large-format retailers....

 2018-09-21 14:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Can NAB's Mike Baird help bankers deal with their reputation woes?...

The former premier's political skills face a new test as he moves into retail banking....

 2018-09-21 14:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

'Credibility shot': George Street businesses face third disrupted Christmas...

Construction barriers along Sydney's light rail line are promised to come down by February, but businesses don't believe it....

 2018-09-21 10:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Commission's rap sheet proves its worth but some victims left voiceless...

The commission has put the spotlight on a sector that for years has hidden rampant misconduct in plain sight....

 2018-09-21 07:06 

Sydney Morning Herald

Myer looks to downsize or move out of 800 Collins...

Troubled retailer Myer is on the lookout for 10,000 square metres of A-grade office space in a bid to cut costs under newly installed chief executive John King....

 2018-09-21 06:51 

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Miners push ASX higher as aged care stocks fall...

The Australian sharemarket has closed the week higher as the US move to impose additional tariffs against China brought an end to weeks of uncertainty....

 2018-09-21 05:45 

Sydney Morning Herald

ACCC calls for $10m penalties for unscrupulous franchisors...

Maximum penalties for franchisors who breach the sector's code of conduct should be $10 million instead of the current $63,000 limit, the consumer watchdog says....

 2018-09-21 05:19 

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'We operate in a world of secrets': Cyber security firm opens up...

A key issue for Penten has been marketing a business when most of its work is top secret....

 2018-09-21 05:11 

Sydney Morning Herald

CommInsure could face criminal charges over insurance ads...

CommInsure may have made a criminal breach of the ASIC Act for allegedly misleading customers about its trauma policies....

 2018-09-21 04:10 

Sydney Morning Herald

PropertyLink is both hunter and hunted as ESR bids $693m...

Industrial landlord PropertyLink has seen the tables turn and is now the subject of an all-cash indicative offer....

 2018-09-21 03:59 

Sydney Morning Herald

Uber in early talks to buy Deliveroo: sources...

A bid would mark a major attempt by Uber to dominate the food-delivery business in Europe....

 2018-09-21 03:37 

Sydney Morning Herald

S&P lifts Australia's rating outlook on surplus expectations...

S&P also said it expected property prices would continue to cool without crashing and that the housing market slowdown would not weigh heavily on consumer spending....

 2018-09-21 02:36 

Sydney Morning Herald

No cover: 31,000 breaches of insurance code but not one sanction...

The shocking lack of regulation of general insurers and life insurance companies has been a key focus of the royal commission....

 2018-09-21 02:36 

Sydney Morning Herald

No cover: 31,000 breaches of insurance code but no sanctions...

The shocking lack of regulation of general insurers and life insurance companies has been a key focus of the royal commission....

 2018-09-21 02:36 

Sydney Morning Herald

31,000 breaches of insurance code but no sanctions...

The shocking lack of regulation of general insurers and life insurance companies has been a key focus of the royal commission....

 2018-09-21 02:29 

Sydney Morning Herald

'The three-legged stool': McDonald's recipe for franchise success...

McDonald's Australia boss Andrew Gregory has been "shocked" by some of the evidence that has emerged at a parliamentary inquiry into the scandal-plagued franchise industry....

 2018-09-21 01:54 

Sydney Morning Herald

WA's love affair with solar continues, but hip pocket hurt remains...

Synergy posted a profit last financial year despite rooftop solar eating into its revenue. Don't expect that money to reduce your power bills though....

 2018-09-21 01:32 

Sydney Morning Herald

Turbulent times: who profits when you fly?...

While airports and airlines trade accusations of gouging, travellers foot the bill. So who's really to blame?...

 2018-09-21 01:29 

Sydney Morning Herald

'World is probably economically less safe': BlackRock chief sends warning over trade war...

Larry Fink says the United States is "a big winner" in the trade war with China "in the short-term," but not necessarily over time....

 2018-09-20 23:01 

Sydney Morning Herald

Markets Live: ASX to close week in the green...

Australian shares are set to advance today and end the week in the green after Wall Street hit record highs during overnight trade....

 2018-09-20 22:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

8@eight: ASX set for bright end to week...

What happened overnight and what's ahead for the ASX....

 2018-09-20 21:31 

Sydney Morning Herald

Reefer Madness: why marijuana shares could be the new crypto...

Marijuana shares have taken over Wall Street and are going through some volatile ups and downs - and its bringing back some unpleasant memories....

 2018-09-20 21:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Wall Street hits new records as trade worries ease...

World stock markets rallied, with the Dow and S&P 500 setting new highs, while the US dollar slipped as worries eased over the US-China trade spat....

 2018-09-20 19:19 

Sydney Morning Herald

Emirates in talks to take over Etihad to form world's biggest airline, say insiders...

The airlines have denied talks are underway, but insiders say the two airlines are in preliminary discussions....

 2018-09-20 14:15 

Sydney Morning Herald

China fears on $13b gas deal 'naive, ill-informed'...

The Hong Kong company bidding for APA Group has broken its silence over calls for the deal to be blocked on national security grounds....

 2018-09-20 14:15 

Sydney Morning Herald

Time to recognise not everyone is created equal...

There is a big difference between giving an opinion, and giving an informed opinion....

 2018-09-20 14:15 

Sydney Morning Herald

Flautist not just blowing in the wind...

The musician's life poses 21st century challenges....

 2018-09-20 14:05 

Sydney Morning Herald

$10: The do-or-die number for Foxtel's 'Netflix of sport' play...

Netflix costs as little as $10 a month in Australia. And Delany may need to match that price point for experiment to truly realise its potential....

 2018-09-20 14:05 

Sydney Morning Herald

A slick move has catapulted junior oil player Beach into top spot...

Energy giant Woodside is about to lose the crown of Australia's largest oil producer to a company that only one year ago was a relatively unknown junior company....

 2018-09-20 14:03 

Sydney Morning Herald

Tech high-flyer Big Un may have been insolvent as early as July 2017...

Former tech darling, Big Un Ltd, hit its peak on the ASX in November last year with a valuation of $840 million. According to a report from the company's administrators on Thursday, it may have been insolvent months earlier....

 2018-09-20 14:01 

Sydney Morning Herald

The consequences of faking your emotions at work...

Should you be training staff on how to better regulate their emotions given the pressure to fake it at work?...

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