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TransAlta emerges in contest for PacHydro

Canada’s largest publicly traded power generator to bid for $2bn-plus Pacific Hydro.

Fisher & Paykel Finance battle nears end

FlexiGroup remains strongest contender for NZ operation despite boardroom fallout.

Value Hunters Sharpen Their Pencils As Bull Market Tires

A wild week for Wall Street spooked many investors, but when stocks run red it's often a great time to scout for smart bets.

Bill Clinton Tried To Give Paid Speeches To North Korea & Congo While Hillary Was Secretary Of State

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, With each passing day, it become clearer and clearer just what a crumbling charade of greed, cronyism and phony humanitarianism the Clinton family really is. In the latest revelation,...Show More Summary

Malaysia Bans The Color Yellow As Protests Swell Into The Hundreds Of Thousands

The anti-government protests that swept through the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur on Saturday continued unabated on Sunday after tens of thousands of demonstrators camped in the streets overnight. Emboldened by the presence of influential...Show More Summary

3 Tips for PR Pros, and 3 Tips for Journalists

There are a few simple things both PR pros and journalists can do to get the most out of each other. You can be a resource to one another, you know.

FK Gardner in mix for Kidman pastoral empire

FK Gardner & Sons in final contention to buy the Kidman family’s sprawling ­pastoral empire.

HK firm losing interest in TransGrid

Cheung Kong Infrastructure’s pursuit of the $9bn TransGrid network is seen slowing.

China 'could walk away from FTA'

Robb warns China will permanently 'walk away' from trade deal if Labor votes it down.

The flood of cash into tech startups means pay is going through the roof

Tech startups around the world are awash with cash right now, thanks to hedge funds, traditional investment firms, and billionaires piling in alongside VCs to back businesses. Europe is no different, with €3.47 billion (£2.5 billion, $3.92 billion) invested in tech startups here in the second quarter of the year, according to Tech EU. Show More Summary

Putting This Market Decline in Perspective

How bad was the recent decline? It was the biggest since 2011. To put it in better perspective, here is a chart (based on daily closes) showing significant S&P 500 Index declines since the all-time high prior to the 2008...

'Mad Max: Fury Road' roars into new blockbuster territory

New Releases: 'Mad Max: Fury Road,' 'The D Train,' 'Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me,' 'Bessie'

How to Make Purchasing a Home for your Parents Cheaper

If you have elderly parents, it is common to worry about their living situation as they get older. You want them near you so that you can visit as well as to keep you close should an emergency arise. Nursing homes or assisted livingShow More Summary

1 In 4 Married American Men On Ashley Madison: Why That Is A Great Wake-Up For Women

The numbers are compelling: 37 million people who paid to have their names removed from online affair site, Ashley Madison -- and nearly all men (the 5.5 million women profiles on the list were later found to be nearly all fake). I crunched the numbers (see bottom of post for [...]

Which Retirement Account Should I Fund?

There are several types of retirement accounts. Which account you should fund depends on your circumstances. However, here are some general guidelines you can follow to make your decision. First, fund your 401k or 403b if you have a match. Select the Roth side if available. If not, fund the Traditional. Many [...]

Call to act on foreign bribes

Some of nation's biggest companies urge govt to do more to combat foreign bribery.

Fortescue refuses discounts for BC

Power pours cold water on BC Iron’s hopes of a discount on crucial rail and port charges.

ATO in rental claims crackdown

Tax Office says it's targeting people claiming excessive deductions on rental properties.

The Top 5 Tax Paper Downloads

This week's list of the Top 5 Recent Tax Paper Downloads is the same as last week's: [434 Downloads] Capital Accounts in LLCs and in Partnerships: Powerful Default Rules and Potential Tax Significance, by Donald Weidner (Dean, Florida State) [197 Downloads] The International Tax Regime — A Centennial Reconsideration, by...

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