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US Federal Reserve

Research suggests bigger banks are worse for customers

Recent research from economists at the United States Federal Reserve suggests this problem is not unique to Australia. If true, this supports the argument that larger financial institutions should be broken up or face more regulatory scrutiny.

The case for boosting WNBA player salaries

As someone who has studied the WNBA for years, I’ve been excited to witness, over the course of this season, continued growth in viewership and attendance, along with sponsorship revenue.
Elon Musk Tesla

Why Elon Musk should take Tesla private

Elon Musk has announced that he is thinking of taking Tesla private, eight years after the automaker’s initial public offering. The news immediately created a buzz in financial markets and Tesla’s share price soared.
Apple WWDC 2017

Apple, the $1 trillion company searching for its soul

Apple has become the first American company to reach US$1 trillion in market capitalisation – US$1,000,000,000,000 in stockmarket value. Behind this glittering success, however, lies a series of unresolved ethical dilemmas.
A food delivery driver for Foodora cycles in downtown Milan, Italy, May 18, 2018.

Foodora leaving Australia

The Berlin-based online food delivery service will stop operating this month amid accusations of sham contracting and staff underpayment.
Papa John's

What is a 'poison pill'? John Schnatter sues Papa John's

Papa John’s recently forced founder and former Chairman John Schnatter to resign over allegations he made a racial slur. It’s taking advantage of a corporate strategy often used to fend off hostile takeover attempts: the “poison pill.”