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Defects are not so much a technological problem as a sociological problem.

It's the system for building systems that we should be correcting.

The only unforgivable failure is the failure to learn from past failure.

Tom DeMarco: "Controlling Software Projects - Management Measurement & Estimation"

The lamp of experience... I know of no way of judging the future but by the past.

Patrick Henry

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Mon, 20 May 2019 18:22:18 +1000
Morrison's shock election victory delivers $33b sharemarket bonanza
It was second largest post-election gain in Australia's sharemarket since 1993, after the Coalition's win wiped out fears that a Labor government would slow profits at the banking giants.
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Mon, 20 May 2019 18:03:49 +1000
Foxtel scrambles to keep subscribers after Game of Thrones finale
Fresh from receiving a $300 million bailout from Rupert Murdoch's News Corp, Foxtel is desperately trying to retain subscribers post-Game of Thrones.
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Mon, 20 May 2019 17:51:44 +1000
Market Wrap
Market Wrap
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Mon, 20 May 2019 17:18:59 +1000
Coalition win ignites $33b ASX firecracker
Australian shares soared to an 11-year high on Monday, as investors welcomed the surprise re-election of the Coalition.
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Mon, 20 May 2019 17:03:27 +1000
From solar panels to sunscreen: the e-commerce growth spurt
After a number of years in the red, diversified consumer products business Astivita is now profitable
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Mon, 20 May 2019 17:01:31 +1000
ASX closes $33 billion higher at 11-year high
S&P/ASX rises 1.7 per cent to 6476 points thanks to massive gains in financial sectors stocks.
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Mon, 20 May 2019 16:11:53 +1000
IOOF former chair concerns over potential ASIC action
The barrister for IOOF's former chairman George Venardos has raised concerns that providing documents could be used in separate regulatory action.
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Mon, 20 May 2019 15:35:49 +1000
Morrison win sparks sharp lift in wholesale electricity prices
Wholesale electricity prices shot up on Monday after a surprise election win by the Coalition on Saturday spooked the market.
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Mon, 20 May 2019 15:15:22 +1000
Investors bask in mother of all relief rallies as Labor fears dissipate
The sharemarket gains, which took the index up to levels not seen since before the global financial crisis, were driven by the Australian banks.
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Mon, 20 May 2019 13:59:23 +1000
Incitec Pivot in the black despite $140 million of one-off hits
More than $140 million of significant one-off hits has more than halved the earnings of fertiliser and chemicals manufacturer Incitec Pivot.
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Mon, 20 May 2019 13:37:11 +1000
Collapsed Blue Sky faces $100m demand from lenders
Blue Sky was a big name in the venture capital space backing Shoes of Prey and Vinomofo. Now it's in the hand of its lenders.
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Mon, 20 May 2019 12:26:52 +1000
Perron Group buys 50pc share of Westfield Burwood mall
Mall landlord Scentre Group has sold a half stake in its Westfield Burwood shopping centre for $575 million to Perron Group.
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Mon, 20 May 2019 12:11:41 +1000
'Our customers tell us': Health insurance giants feel premium pressure
Health insurers Medibank Private and NIB said they are still under pressure to keep a lid on premiums despite the market adding more than a billion dollars to their collective market value after the Coalition's election victory removed the threat of a cap on premium increases as promised by Labor.
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Mon, 20 May 2019 12:06:06 +1000
'Very difficult' drought conditions hit Elders, dividend maintained
Lower wool trading volumes due to drought, combined with continued business investment have cut the net profit of the listed agribusiness Elders.
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Mon, 20 May 2019 10:46:30 +1000
Ignore Trump's tantrums, the US and China will have to make it work
Trade disputes between the world's two economic superpowers will be an ongoing fact of life for years to come, but they will have to reach some sort of deal.
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Mon, 20 May 2019 10:10:10 +1000
Lynas' US plans no threat to Wesfarmers interest, Malaysian problems
Rare earths group Lynas Corp has announced plans to establish processing operations in the US, but it poses no threat to Wesfarmers interest or cure for its Malaysian problems.
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Mon, 20 May 2019 08:01:29 +1000
8@eight: Election result sends investors scrambling
What happened overnight and what's ahead for the ASX.
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Mon, 20 May 2019 07:30:45 +1000
Deutsche Bank staff put red flag on Trump, Kushner transactions: NYT
Anti-money laundering specialists recommended that the transactions be reported after they set off alerts in a system designed to detect illicit activity.
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Mon, 20 May 2019 00:15:00 +1000
Energy industry warns Morrison against reviving power 'big sticks'
A Coalition federal election win on Saturday has raised energy industry concerns the Scott Morrison government will continue with its 'big stick' threats to rein in the electricity sector to combat high power prices.
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Mon, 20 May 2019 00:05:00 +1000
'You can work whenever you want': the lure of the gig economy for workers
Not all gig economy workers want to give up their flexibility to become "employees" who are entitled to benefits including superannuation and sick leave.
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