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He should be a billionaire, but Jack Bogle chose to make others richer

That’s just a small fraction of Bogle’s impact. Roughly a third of the money invested in US mutual funds and exchange-traded funds tracks an index. The biggest money managers in the world, such as BlackRock Inc. and State Street Corp., are best known for their low-cost index funds. And the …

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US regulators meet to discuss record-setting fine against Facebook

Facebook also has talked with FTC staffers about the investigation, one of the people familiar with the probe said, but it is unclear whether the company would settle with the FTC by accepting a significant financial penalty. The FTC, which has been shut down amid the lapse in government funding, …

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Matildas coach Alen Stajcic sacked five months before World Cup

An internal survey of players and staff was followed by a supplementary review carried out by women’s rights group Our Watch. Neither Mr Gallop or Nikou would go into detail about the circumstances behind Stanjic’s removal. “I cannot make any comment other than I can confirm that we are in …

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Dead-cat bounce: Why Wall Street’s rally may be a mirage

“We haven’t been in such an environment since before the 2008 financial crisis,” said Julian Rimmer, an emerging-market equities trader at Investec Bank Plc in London. “Fog is thickening, there’s limited visibility. There’s a real struggle in the market to come up with strong trading ideas.” Loading The lack of …

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Man stabbed in chest after argument at Newtown unit block: police

A man has been charged after allegedly stabbing his neighbour in the chest during a dispute at a unit block in Sydney’s inner west on Friday. Several residents at the apartment complex on Camden Street in Newtown got into an argument about 4pm. Police say one of the men, aged …

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Trump and Kim Jong-un to hold second summit in February: White House

Washington: US President Donald Trump will meet with North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, in late February, the White House announced Friday, local time, continuing a high-level diplomatic dialogue that has eased tensions but shown little progress in eliminating the North’s nuclear arsenal. The announcement came after Trump met for 90 minutes …

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A guide to Mona Foma in Launceston

This month, after a mini-launch last year in Tasmania’s second-biggest city, Mona Foma is moving its full-scale operation to Launceston. The music and arts festival has been run by the iconoclastic Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) in Hobart since 2008, with over half of interstate attendees from Victoria. …

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‘Everybody Knows’ sizzles on Penelope Cruz X-factor

But, the joy dissipates when Laura’s daughter goes missing. As the search intensifies, secrets slither out about Laura and her old flame Paco (Javier Bardem), the wine estate owner. And it just seems, everybody knows. Mr Farhadi knows how to transform gossip into a weapon of intrigue that drives a …

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How working from home has recast the role of a sick day

“Sometimes people will say ‘oh I’ve got a cough, I’m not that sick but can I work from home?’.” “One of the things that sets us apart is our office culture”: Gareth Bryant, founder of Interactive Accounting. He also says that giving people this flexibility had seen a decline in …

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‘We are at impeachment’: Trump hit by most damaging story of his presidency

“The allegation that the President of the United States may have suborned perjury before our committee in an effort to curtail the investigation and cover up his business dealings with Russia is among the most serious to date,” Democratic congressman Adam Schiff, the chair of the House Intelligence Committee, wrote …

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