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Trilogy Funds – Monthly Income Trust

The following is a clear breakdown of just how the Trilogy Monthly Income Trust actually  works. If you are interested in an investment like this you can see a step by step diagram of the whole proce...


Transition To Retirement

A Transition to retirement This is a guest post from My Wealth Solutions The Australian Government has made it possible for you to keep working while drawing down some of your super benefits. Th...


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Morning Update - Thursday July 2, 2015

Good morning. The Aussie market is poised for a flat start this morning, despite U.S. markets advancing overnight. American stocks finished higher with traders looking past the latest developmen...


Aussie Shares Fall Flat

AUSTRALIAN shares were flat on the back of the deal between Iran and key western powers to halt its nuclear program hit the big miners. Iran and six world powers have in principle reach...


Disclaimer Chris' Corner

This blog (the “Blog”) is created and authored by Christopher Conway (the “Content Creator”) and is published and provided for informational and entertainment purposes only (collectively, the ...


RSA Course - RSA Course for the Responsible Service of Alcohol

An RSA Course is a great way to start your career off in hospitality. Doing the RSA course at any time that suites you is a real bonus. You will need to complete the RSA Course through an RTO (registe...


Gold Coast mayor rejects water price hikes

Ashlynne McGhee, On Friday 11 February 2011, 11:52 EST Gold Coast Mayor Ron Clarke says the water company Allconnex has been told forecast price increases are not acceptable....


British offshore rig owner Ensco to buy rival Pride

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Cairo stock exchange to reopen next Sunday

On Monday 7 February 2011, 16:39 EST The stock exchange is to reopen on Sunday, two weeks after it was closed with share prices plunging due to the outbreak of Egypt'...


Norilsk Nickel halts share buyback on court order

On Monday 7 February 2011, 14:19 EST Norilsk Nickel, the world's largest producer of nickel and palladium, said on Monday that it had suspended an estimated $3.5 bill...


Norilsk Nickel suspends share buyback on court order

On Monday 7 February 2011, 12:50 EST Norilsk Nickel, the world's largest producer of nickel and palladium, said on Monday that it has suspended an estimated $3.5 bill...


European markets climb after US jobs data

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Sharp, Taiwan's Chimei to partner on LCDs: report

On Friday 4 February 2011, 4:38 EST Japan's Sharp Corp. will partner with Taiwan's Chimei Innolux Corp. to produce liquid crystal display panels for television sets, ...


GlaxoSmithKline reports loss linked to Avandia charges

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Manufacturing boosts global markets

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Fear of debt: Should I take out a loan to expand my farm?

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New airline IAG worth 6.1 billion pounds on market debut

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Harry Ramsden owner bids for Goodfella's pizza firm

On Saturday 22 January 2011, 11:11 EST The owner of the Harry Ramsden's fish and chip restaurants has made a 342 million pounds bid for Goodfella's Pizza-maker Northe...


Facebook raises $1.5 billion, valued at $50 billion

On Friday 21 January 2011, 23:11 EST Facebook announced Friday that it had raised $1.5 billion from investors in a private share offering that valued the booming soci...


Facebook raises $1.5 billion, valued at $50 billion

On Friday 21 January 2011, 23:11 EST Facebook announced Friday that it had raised $1.5 billion from investors in a private share offering that valued the booming soci...


Rio gets green light for Riversdale takeover

On Friday 21 January 2011, 20:06 EST The Foreign Investment Review Board has approved Rio Tinto's $3.9 billion takeover bid for coal miner Riversdale Mining. Ri...


Independent expert backs AMP AXA deal

On Monday 17 January 2011, 10:45 AMP Ltd's $14.6 billion takeover of AXA Asia Pacific Holdings (AXA APH) has been deemed fair and reasonable by AXA APH's independent expe...


Crane shareholders urged to reject bid

On Wednesday 12 January 2011, 5:45 Crane Group chairman Leo Tutt is urging the company's shareholders to reject Fletcher Building's offer for the company, which opens...


CSR to return $800m to shareholders

On Friday 7 January 2011, 16:23 CSR Ltd shareholders will receive $800 million from the $1.8 billion raised by the sale of the company's Sucrogen and Asian businesses. ...


CSR shareholders benefit from sugar sale

On Friday 7 January 2011, 11:10 CSR shareholders are to receive some of the proceeds from the sale of the building products group's sugar business. The company says...


CSR to return $800 mln to shareholders

On Friday 7 January 2011, 10:13 CSR Ltd shares gained three per cent after the company said it would return $800 million to shareholders via a special dividend and capita...


Pryme Oil and Gas Limited (ASX:PYM) Updates On Deshotels 20-H No.1 Flow Test In Turner Bayou Chalk Project

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Nunavut Iron Ore ups bid for Canada's Baffinland

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Sihayo Gold Limited (ASX:SIH) Updates On Sihayo Pungkut Gold Project

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Australian rare earths miner leaps on China cuts

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White Energy to buy coal mine for $500m

On Thursday 23 December 2010, 9:39 White Energy Company Ltd is to proceed with a $500 million acquisition of Cascade Coal Pty Ltd, the owner of the Mt Penny Coal Proj...


Perpetual, KKR cease takeover talks

On Monday 20 December 2010, 9:34 Perpetual Ltd says its takeover talks with US-based private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co (KKR) have ceased after the two ...


Octaviar financiers unworried before fall

On Wednesday 15 December 2010, 19:02 EST Major financiers of a collapsed Gold Coast property and financial group were not concerned about their client's solvency, eve...


Octaviar financiers unworried before fall

On Wednesday 15 December 2010, 19:02 EST Major financiers of a collapsed Gold Coast property and financial group were not concerned about their client's solvency, eve...


Westpac CEO to miss AGM

On Tuesday 14 December 2010, 14:58 Westpac Banking Corporation chief executive Gail Kelly will miss the bank's annual general meeting on Wednesday to attend her mothe...


Miners want clarity over new tax

Stephanie Smail, On Tuesday 14 December 2010, 12:50 EST The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) says the Federal Government needs to clarify its mining tax or risk investment ...


Clock ticking down on Sanofi bid for Genzyme

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Ten appoints Brian Long non exec chairman

On Thursday 9 December 2010, 9:47 EST Ten Network Holding Ltd has appointed Brian Long as non-executive chairman to succeed Nick Falloon who will step down as executi...


Tax cut extension may prevent big stock sell-off - The Buzz

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Waratah train delay blamed on track access

On Wednesday 8 December 2010, 14:55 EST Downer EDI says the delivery of its first Waratah train has been further delayed because it cannot get enough access to train ...


British retailer Tesco reports sales rise

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Borders shareholder ready to fund takeover of Barnes & Noble

Hibah Yousuf, staff reporter, On Tuesday 7 December 2010, 1:46 EST The largest shareholder of bookstore chain Borders, investor William Ackman of Pershing Square Capi...


Gunns eyes plantations amid peace deal strain

Felicity Ogilvie, On Saturday 4 December 2010, 11:10 EST The first cracks have appeared in the peace deal between loggers and conservationists in Tasmania. Tasmania...


DJs defends McInnes payout

On Friday 3 December 2010, 18:27 The chairman of David Jones has used the company's annual general meeting to defend a payout of almost $2 million made to the company's f...


David Jones defends Fraser-Kirk settlement

On Friday 3 December 2010, 11:11 EST David Jones Ltd says settling the sexual harassment lawsuit brought by former publicist Kristy Fraser-Kirk was "the right thing t...


Forestry Tas rules out buying woodchip mill

On Wednesday 1 December 2010, 11:36 EST Forestry Tasmania says it does not want to buy Gunns' woodchip mill at Triabunna but is open to being part of a consortium if ...


Metcash profit up 0.9%, warns on guidance

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Updates: Nufarm Makes Changes Ahead of AGM

On Tuesday 30 November 2010, 9:12 EST Struggling crop protection group, Nufarm, is taking steps to appease shareholders and its nervy banks ahead of this Thursday's A...


New chairman for Transend

On Monday 29 November 2010, 20:50 EST The former secretary of Tasmania's Department of Treasury and Finance has been appointed Transend's new chairman. Don Chal...


Leighton and ACS agree on framework

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AMP, AXA APH sign to begin takeover

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RBS Round Up: 23 November 2010

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RBS Round Up: 22 November 2010

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Macquarie Telecom expects better earnings

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Gold miner focused on reducing costs

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Tower full year profit up 16pc to $NZ58m

On Friday 26 November 2010, 11:20 EST Tower Ltd reported a 16 per cent rise in net profit to $NZ58.1 million ($A45.1 million) for the year to the end of September. ...


NZOG provides rest of $25m funding to PRC

On Friday 26 November 2010, 8:27 NZ Oil & Gas has on Friday provided the balance of a $NZ25 million ($A19.41 million) short term funding facility to Pike River Coal. ...


Tower full year profit up 16 pct to $NZ58m

On Friday 26 November 2010, 7:36 Tower Ltd reported a 16 per cent rise in net profit to $NZ58.1 million ($A45.1 million) for the year to the end of September. Good ...


China's Hunan Valin sells $193m FMG shares

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Protesters target Gunns' meeting

On Thursday 25 November 2010, 10:44 EST Anti-pulp mill protesters have given a hostile reception to the head of Gunns, Greg L' Estrange, outside the company's annual ...


Tokyo bourse eyes short selling rules

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New Hope queries Northern share value

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Brisbane's Go Between meets targets, Clem7 losing money

Kim Lyell and Maria Hatzakis, On Tuesday 23 November 2010, 10:21 EST The Brisbane City Council says the Go Between toll bridge in the city's CBD has reached its traff...


Bow targets gas delivery by end 2011

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Banks profits similar to Canadian lenders

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Bendigo mine likely to run out of gold mid-2011

On Friday 19 November 2010, 12:36 EST A central Victorian miner says gold production at its Bendigo site could end by the middle of next year. Bendigo Mining is...


Telstra reiterates guidance =3

On Friday 19 November 2010, 9:29 Chairman Catherine Livingstone told the meeting about 600 written questions had been submitted to the board ahead of the AGM, mainly addr...


Brambles confirms FY11 guidance, strategy

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Media firms flag better earnings growth

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Woolworths reaffirms 8-11% FY11 guidance

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Obama hails GM's IPO as a major milestone

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NAB facing claims of $450mln

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GM IPO biggest ever

Chris Isidore, senior writer, On Thursday 18 November 2010, 9:08 General Motors will raise a record $20.1 billion in its initial public offering. The automaker priced...


Murchison renews assurances over Mid West projects

On Wednesday 17 November 2010, 16:03 EST Murchison Metals has assured shareholders at the company's annual general meeting in Perth that its joint venture partner Mit...


Murchison renews reassurances over Mid West projects

On Wednesday 17 November 2010, 16:00 EST Murchison Metals has assured shareholders at the company's annual general meeting in Perth that its joint venture partner Mit...


Wal-Mart quarterly profit soars, beats expectations

On Tuesday 16 November 2010, 14:32 EST Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, said on Tuesday its net quarterly profit climbed 9.8 percent to 3.4 billion dollars, be...


Euro recovers, stocks slide before key Ireland meeting

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Pryme Oil And Gas Limited (ASX:PYM) Deshotels 20-H No.1 Completion Update

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GM eyes Thursday end for 'Government Motors'

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Australia shares up 0.3 pct; AXA Asia, ANZ rise

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Caterpillar buys mining firm Bucyrus for $7.6 bln

On Monday 15 November 2010, 14:23 EST US heavy equipment giant Caterpillar said Monday it will acquire mining company Bucyrus International for some 7.6 billion do...


James Hardie books $323m first half loss

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Brambles bids $1.28 billion for IFCO

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James Hardie posts $323.38m H1 loss

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Volkswagen eyes rehaul of trucking: report

On Saturday 13 November 2010, 19:49 EST Volkswagen wants to rehaul its trucking activities by boosting its interest in Sweden's Scania while transferring its share in ...


NAB, BOQ shares fall as ex dividend

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Myer expects NPAT growth despite sales dip

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A four-point plan for the G-20

STRENGTHEN global growth, keep it balanced, let currencies adjust and avoid protectionism, write Timothy Geithner, Tharman Shanmugaratnam and Wayne Swan. The world economy is getting stronger. After ...


Authorities probe Falcone's Harbinger

Philip Falcone. Source: AP ONE of America's most prominent hedge funds is being probed over whether it gave preferential treatment to its founder and clients. The Securities and Exchange Commission ...


China's inflation at two-year high

A shopper at a Shenyang supermarket in China's northeast. Picture by AFP Source: The Australian CHINA'S inflation hit a two-year high in October, underscoring the challenges it faces in managing its...


Google staff to bag 10pc raise

MOVING to plug the defection of staff to competitors, Google is giving a 10 per cent raise to all of its 23,000 employees. The raise, which will be given to executives and staff across the globe, is ...


China's Hu rebuffs Obama on yuan

President Barack Obama meets President Hu Jintao on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Seoul Source: AP CHINA'S President Hu Jintao stood firm against Barack Obama's pressure on currency revaluatio...


EU ready to help amid bond sell-off

A man walks past two empty shops in Dublin, Ireland. Picture by AFP Source: AFP THE EU said it is prepared to help Ireland as investors continued dumping bonds issued by Ireland and other fiscally w...


China lifts green bar on rare earths

Rare earth drilling operations at a deposit in Western Australia's Mt Weld. Picture supplied Source: The Australian CHINA will consolidate production of rare earths and cut down on the number of exp...


Rivals win as iAd boosts business

Apple chief executive Steve Jobs Source: AP APPLE'S iAd interactive mobile ad service is having an unintended impact on rivals: It is helping them by generating advertiser interest. When Apple launc...


OPEC pumps up 2011 demand forecast

Source: AP THE Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries raised its oil-demand forecasts for 2011 on fast-improving economic prospects. The revision follows upon an upgrade to its medium-term de...


Fatter margins earn GM a $2bn profit

General Motors' chief executive Dan Akerson Source: AP GENERAL Motors earned $2bn in the third quarter - its third-straight quarterly profit - as consumers paid more for its vehicles. The results, p...