‘Vertical cruise ships’: towers face hard lockdown

‘Vertical cruise ships’: towers face hard lockdown

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Jul 5, 2020 – 6.00pmHealth authorities are rushing to test all 3000 residents in nine public housing towers that were locked down over the weekend in Melbourne, amid fears among health officials that hundreds of tenants could be infected."There are people living in large concentrations. These are vertical cruise ships, we need to take particular…
Five Guys employees fired, suspended after refusing service to police officers – WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

Five Guys employees fired, suspended after refusing service to police officers – WJW FOX...

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DAPHNE, Ala. (WJW) — A group of Five Guys employees who refused to serve members of an Alabama police force have been fired or suspended, according to the restaurant. The incident occurred at a Five Guys location in Daphne, Alabama late Tuesday night, FOX 10 …
State treasurers baulk on GST, but open to tax reform

State treasurers baulk on GST, but open to tax reform

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Jul 2, 2020 – 6.22pmState treasurers have poured cold water on the idea of increasing the goods and services tax, but have left the door open on a possible overhaul of other state taxes including stamp duty.As NSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet pushes for major tax reform to help the post-COVID-19 recovery, other state treasurers have…
iSignthis CEO John Karantzis plays the Wirecard

iSignthis CEO John Karantzis plays the Wirecard

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Rear WindowJoe AstonColumnist“If you look at Wirecard … you’ll find that their [PE] ratios are much, much higher than ours,” iSignthis chief executive John Karantzis complained to Alan Kohler back in March 2019, making his dubious case for a rerating of ISX stock.Those were halcyon days for shadowy fintechs. Dogged Financial Times journalist Dan McCrum…
ASX sheds 1.5pc as Melbourne lockdown rattles confidence

ASX sheds 1.5pc as Melbourne lockdown rattles confidence

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Jul 8, 2020 – 4.56pmThe sharemarket closed lower on Wednesday as Melbourne braced for a return to stay-at-home orders, rattling investor confidence in the pace of the recovery and the outlook for company earnings.The S&P/ASX 200 Index closed 92.6 points, or 1.5 per cent, lower at 5920.3, leaving the market 2.3 per cent lower over…
Mary Trump’s publisher has already shipped over 600,000 copies of her tell-all book – Business Insider

Mary Trump’s publisher has already shipped over 600,000 copies of her tell-all book –...

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Simon & Schuster has distributed over half-a-million copies of "Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man."
Gold outlook firms as prices top post-GFC highs

Gold outlook firms as prices top post-GFC highs

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Jul 9, 2020 – 6.55pmThe price of gold is expected to keep rallying with the growing threat posed by the COVID-19 outbreak in the US adding to interest in the commodity driven by record low interest rates.Shares in Australia's gold companies jumped again on Thursday as prices for the precious metal sailed passed $US1800 an…
US deaths top 130,000 as cases approach 3m

US deaths top 130,000 as cases approach 3m

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LiveUpdated Jul 7, 2020 – 1.40am, first published at 1.37amPinned post – 1.38amUS deaths top 130,000ReutersThe number of US coronavirus deaths exceeded 130,000 on Monday (early Tuesday AEST), following a surge of new cases that has put President Donald Trump's handling of the crisis under the microscope and derailed efforts to restart the economy.The overall…
Rates on hold but uncertainty the new economic killer: RBA

Rates on hold but uncertainty the new economic killer: RBA

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Jul 7, 2020 – 2.45pmThe Reserve Bank has kept the official interest rate anchored at 0.25 per cent but warned that uncertainty among consumers was the big threat to driving the economic recovery.The bank said it had also more than doubled the amount of cheap loans given to banks to help businesses and households with…