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Dec 27, 2011

Financial and Forex Info News | The Australian Business Briefing Update: Kathmandu in profit warning


Arc tumbles as exploration halted
Rowan Callick, Asia-Pacific Editor ARC Exploration shares shed 20 per cent after it halted exploration on an Indonesian island following the deaths of protesters.
Shares fall on Japan slowdown
AUSTRALIAN stocks fell to almost their lowest point in a week this afternoon after disappointing economic data from Japan.
FIRB approves Murchison deal
David Winning THE foreign investment watchdog has approved Murchison's sale of its interests in Jack Hills and Oakajee to Japan's Mitsubishi.
Dart to buy Greenpark permits
Ross Kelly COAL seam gas company Dart Energy will acquire 22 onshore gas licences in the UK from Greenpark Energy for $42 million.
Bakers Delight franchises grow
BAKERS Delight today forecast growth in both market share and franchisee numbers in the new financial year.
Jetstar ramps up Japan growth plans
Damon Kitney JETSTAR is in negotiations with a range of investors who may take a stake in its new low-cost carrier in Japan.
ECB safe-haven deposits soar
William Launder EUROZONE banks poured a record $530bn into an ECB safe haven overnight on Monday, reflecting continuing inter-bank distrust.
US stocks rally loses steam
Jonathan Cheng THE year-end rally by US blue chips ran out of steam as weak finance stocks pulled on the bourse to snap a four-day string of gains.
Financial Markets
Shares fall on Japan slowdown
AUSTRALIAN stocks fell to almost their lowest point in a week this afternoon after disappointing economic data from Japan.
Stocks retreat as BHP, Rio drag
Shares rise on US growth data
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Mining & Energy
Port clashes halt mining project
Rowan Callick, Asia-Pacific Editor AN Australian miner has halted exploration on the Indonesian island of Sumbawa following the deaths of at least two anti-mining protesters.
Arc tumbles as exploration halted
Dart to buy Greenpark permits
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RT Exclusive: Kim Jong Un's classmate speaks out

pt 1/2 Gerald Celente on The Alex Jones - 27 december 2011

MarketWatch | First Take: Google wants to run your entire life


MarketWatch First Take
DECEMBER 27, 2011

Car sales may soon peak, confidence data suggest
12/27/2011 11:39 AM ET
Though confidence data is at an eight-month high, there's some worrying signs beneath the hood.
Google wants to run your entire life
12/27/2011 11:41 AM ET
Google's latest push now involves the travel industry, writes media columnist Jon Friedman
Turnaround at Sears might be too late
12/27/2011 12:51 PM ET
The day after Christmas is known as one of the biggest shopping days of the year. But it's a fair guess that people weren't knocking down the doors at Sears or Kmart stores, writes Angela Moore.

Aussie firms on Stratfor 'hack list' Ping News - The Australian

Aussie firms on Stratfor 'hack list'
Fran Foo BHP, ANZ Bank, Caltex Australia and Woodside Energy are on a list circulating on the web said to belong to hacking victim Stratfor.
Hackers target Stratfor backers
VICTIMS of the data breach at security analysis firm Stratfor are reportedly being targeted a second time.
Goodman fulfils online aspirations
Florence Chong GOODMAN Group will build $600 million worth of warehouses in Australia, Asia and Europe for online retailers.
Women struggle to land top jobs
Murad Ahmed THE progress of women in business has stalled in the past decade in stark contrast to other professions.
Chipmakers in smartphone venture
Juro Osawa SAMSUNG, Fujitsu and others plan to develop semiconductors used in smartphones as demand for the handsets is expanding rapidly.
China satellite starts service
A CHINESE rival to the US global positioning system network has started providing services in China and the surrounding area.
Zuckerberg gets easier ride in Vietnam
FACEBOOK founder Mark Zuckerberg chose a perhaps surprising destination for the holiday season: Vietnam.
Apple fined in Italy
APPLE was fined 900,000 euros ($1.2 million) for misleading consumers on product assistance, Italy's antitrust authority said.
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IT Business
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Exec Tech
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Facebook in class of its own
THE CODE: Jeremy Philips FACEBOOK, a seven-year-old site with 800 million friends, will soon have a market value about 20 times as much as Yahoo.