The big economic indicators are all pointing south: GDP, interest rates, the currency, inflation. The ranking of women in cabinet has fallen. Franking credit pensions are down.Read More
by Michael West | Jun 3, 2019
Lendlease has had the same auditor since 1958. Back in the day when doctors and pregnant women were still advertising cigarettesRead More
by Sandi Keane | May 13, 2019
Insider trading, market manipulation, “pumping and dumping”. It’s a day in the...Read More
by Michael West | May 1, 2019
Tony Abbott has come under pressure from Warringah independent, Zali Steggall, over the...Read More
by Michael West | Apr 9, 2019
Investors were furious to find their high-tech battery lab in Thailand was stocked, not with high-tech batteries, but with old ice cream machines. Surely the corporate regulators would fire up now at this, yet another deceptionRead More
by Michael West | Mar 21, 2019
Julian Burnside has locked horns with Treasurer Josh Frydenberg over Liberal Party donations and the Treasurer approving the sale of 43 Australian hospitals, subsidised by taxpayers, to a company in the Cayman Islands tax haven.Read More
by Michael West | Mar 19, 2019
John: So, where do franking credits come from?
Peter: The ATO, that’s where franking credits are born … think about franking credits like a gift voucher.
by Michael West | Mar 15, 2019
“Blooms of mould and lead paint … infestations of snakes and cockroaches and dangerously faulty window screens”.
Lendlease has come under fire in the US
The Kitchen Table: Penny the pensioner pays the kids’ private school fees with her franking credits pension
by Michael West | Mar 12, 2019
Brenda: So the government would give me $6,478 if I stopped working and owned shares instead.
Peter: Seeing that the dole is $14,305, you’d nearly be getting half the dole, Mum.
by Michael West | Feb 27, 2019
The world’s largest exchanges group, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), is poised to begin operating in Australia’s financial markets via a deal with emerging futures exchange FEX Global.Read More
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