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‘Driving desire’: Pinterest files for IPO

Pinterest allows people to search for and “pin” images as inspiration for fashion, interior design, travel and more. Loading The company said it has more than 250 million users each month, and users have saved more than 175 billion pins since the site was launched. Pinterest has raised nearly $US1.5 …

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Deutsche Bank chief’s pay doubles to $11.1m as thousands of job cuts loom

However, the Deutsche Bank CEO received less than his Credit Suisse counterpart Tidjane Thiam, who received 12.65 million Swiss francs ($18 million). Loading Deutsche Bank’s annual report also revealed that its management board received total pay, including bonuses, of 55.7 million euros in 2018, up from 29.8 million euros a year …

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How does a $4000 coffee machine stack up against cheaper options?

The new Jura Z6 An espresso from the Z6, using freshly ground San Antonio Pure Origin beans from Jura Crema Joe Capsule Grind through the grind slot of the Jura Z6 Crema Joe Capsule Grind in a Blue Cup refillable eco capsule run through a Prodigio Nespresso Machine Crema Joe …

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‘It is freaking the stock market’: Wall Street plunges as recession fears grow

“It is freaking the stock market because an inverted yield curve has a history of predicting recessions,” said Ed Yardeni of Yardeni Research. “However, it is just one of the 10 components of the Index of Leading Economic Indicators, which remains on an uptrend.” Loading The Standard & Poor’s 500-stock …

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Lost baby girl found on Melbourne street at night

A lost toddler has been returned safely to her mother after she was found in Carlton on Saturday morning. The girl was found out on the street just after 3am Credit:Victoria Police The girl was found in Neil Street by a passer-by just before 3am. Wearing only a nappy, the …

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The agent, her authors and the legal battles worthy of a bestseller

Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text size Selwa Anthony is ensconced on an avocado-green leather sofa, a chihuahua reclining on either side of her. The leading literary agent is small but commanding, a diminutive grande dame with sharp brown eyes and long purple fingernails. As always, she is carefully …

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Labor plan to crack down on industry super executive pay

The jaw-dropping figure – which IFM disputes as “highly speculative” and “wildly inaccurate”, while refusing to reveal the exact amount – has been described by insiders in the industry tasked with investing union members’ retirement funds as “excessive”. Loading It comes after Mr Shorten slammed corporate “fat cats” for criticising …

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Mark Brandi examines drug addiction and homelessness in The Rip

The Rip. By Mark Brandi. She’s with her amiable dog, Sunny, her good friend Anton and they’re struggling to survive on the streets, to find money for food and – more important – money to score. She turns tricks to get the cash. `It doesn’t fit the typical conventions of …

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‘We should be feared’: Former bouncer turned corporate cop wants justice

The six foot six former rugby second-rower warms up later when talking about how ASIC’s newly espoused hardline approach will work but the first few icebreaker questions are met cooly by Crennan who left a lucrative career at the bar in 2018. Can we talk about his family’s illustrious legal …

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Consequence for legal brinkmanship: ASIC sounds warning to the banks

“Large institutions should not treat regular cases brought by a regulator as if it’s a sport or ordinary litigation.” “They must cooperate with us and there are consequences for not cooperating with us and misleading us is a very, very serious matter.” They must cooperate with us and there are …

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