Dec 2016

Trump


Investing

Every month a whistleblower wants to report misconduct

29 December 2016 | The Age

Jeff MorrisSince going public in June 2013, Commonwealth Bank whistleblower Jeff Morris is contacted at least once a month by company insiders asking for advice about reporting corporate misconduct.


Front running, insider trading, collusion: Scandals just keep rolling

29 December 2016 | The Age

Big BanksCorporate Australia has wound down for the silly season, but the scandals haven't abated, particularly in the banking sector.

 


Economics

Understanding Trump the businessman President

29 December 2016 | Eureka Street

TrumpDonald Trump's presidential victory has been greeted by most of the mainstream media with shock and apprehension, which is to be expected given that they were barracking for his opponent. It is worth examining just why the antipathy to Trump has been so great among those used to pulling the levers of power.


Wage inequality is a bigger threat to workers than robots

29 December 2016 | Eureka Street

MachineVsMan The idea that machines will replace humans, transforming the work force, is far from new. The Luddites, bands of English workers who destroyed machinery in cotton and wood mills in the early 19th century because they believed the machines were taking their jobs, were responding to exactly these fears.


 

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