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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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Fri, 03 Feb 2023 11:50:00 +1100
Market euphoria to face reality check this earnings season
Professional investors are cautious about reading too much into the powerful rally in markets so far this year.
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Fri, 03 Feb 2023 11:30:00 +1100
Why the customer doesn’t always come first
Capitalism is supposed to give customers a good deal, but market forces do not always deliver.
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Fri, 03 Feb 2023 11:21:17 +1100
Insurance giant IAG cuts guidance after hit from inflation, floods
Insurance Australia Group has cut its guidance to investors after it raised its forecast for natural disaster claims due to devastating floods in Auckland
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Fri, 03 Feb 2023 11:16:53 +1100
China losing billions as wealth exodus accelerates with end of COVID zero
The end of Covid zero is threatening a brain drain in the world’s second-largest economy as well as an exodus of billions that will put pressure on its markets.
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Fri, 03 Feb 2023 10:45:31 +1100
ASX opens lower as miners weigh
The Australian sharemarket has opened lower on Friday as US tech heavyweights fell in after-hours trade. 
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Fri, 03 Feb 2023 10:20:00 +1100
Could minting a trillion-dollar coin solve America’s debt crisis?
As the US grapples with its debt problem, an old idea that at first blush might seem unthinkable has been revived.
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Fri, 03 Feb 2023 08:04:00 +1100
Donald Trump’s social network has a money problem
Truth Social is burning cash as it struggles to attract advertisers, resulting in hucksters and gimmicky ads running wild.
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Fri, 03 Feb 2023 06:12:00 +1100
James Packer eyes Argentina energy, mining investment
James Packer is believed to have explored investment options during a dinner late last year at a racetrack in Buenos Aires with businessmen and politicians.
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Fri, 03 Feb 2023 05:43:43 +1100
Contagion fears: Adani’s market losses hit $140b as crisis shockwaves spread
Adani’s shock abandonment of a share sale has triggered a fresh market plunge for in the conglomerate, sparking fears for India’s financial system.
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Fri, 03 Feb 2023 05:01:00 +1100
Confrontation in the workplace: ‘I got yelled at, and I still can’t work out why’
An angry colleague may have been reacting to something that happened to them or between you in the past, but there’s a good chance they now regret their outburst.
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Fri, 03 Feb 2023 00:01:00 +1100
How to beat the post-holiday blues
What do you do if you’re still feeling burned out by work, even after a break?
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Fri, 03 Feb 2023 00:00:00 +1100
What’s in a name? Branding hybrid work policies the latest challenge facing business
Employers are coming up with a whole new class of catchphrases to promote their flexible-work options.
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Fri, 03 Feb 2023 00:00:00 +1100
Aluminium sector vies for ‘critical’ status amid green tech rush
Companies such as Rio Tinto and Alcoa are backing a push for Australia to recognise their products as “critical minerals” in the green energy shift.
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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 19:04:05 +1100
Expect cheaper fares, fewer delays: Qantas chief Alan Joyce
The chief of Australia’s major carrier has said the era of mass delays, cancellations, missing luggage, and high air fares is over.
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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 17:38:56 +1100
CBA launches new verification measures as scam complaints surge
The country’s largest bank is launching two new verification measures to combat concern about the increasing frequency and scale of scams.
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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 17:06:52 +1100
ASX jumps as Fed chief buoys Wall Street
The Australian sharemarket had a strong session, with tech leading the surge, after Wall Street climbed to its highest level since August after the latest US central bank meeting.
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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 15:57:14 +1100
Who got shafted in the big tech purge?
Meta’s mass job cuts were arguably the most aggressive and brutal among the recent spate of worldwide sackings undertaken by the big US tech firms. Although percentage wise, Twitter takes out first position.
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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 13:08:10 +1100
‘Management crying poor’: ABC staff prepare to strike over wages
Union members rejected a proposed agreement from ABC management last year which included a 3 per cent wage rise and changes to some working conditions.
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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 12:04:16 +1100
King Charles won’t be on our next $5 note
After consulting the federal government, the Reserve Bank of Australia decided against including the new monarch on our next $5 note.
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Thu, 02 Feb 2023 12:00:25 +1100
How the Fed chief lit a fire under markets with a few words
Wall Street’s immediate response to the US Fed’s interest rates decision was to start falling. But then Jerome Powell gave a press conference.
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