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Wall Street should fear Ruth Porat

There might be more to Ruth Porat's Google appointment than simply an offer of guaranteed sunshine.

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How DIY traders displaced ‘masters’

The bond dealers who defined Wall Street success in the 1980s seem to be losing power by the day.

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Chickening out…

Is there any end in sight for the debate between Kevin Lovell and David Wolpert?

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Record traffic boosts US fuel demand
March 26 2015 at 11:41

Traffic on American highways hit a new record as the economy recovered, writes John Kemp.

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3G may use cost-cutting playbook on Kraft
March 26 2015 at 11:40

When Kraft Foods Group merges with HJ Heinz, they will share a name. But portfolio pruning may follow.

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Change in the relative benefit of bonds
March 26 2015 at 04:55

A popular definition of liquidity: the ease with which an asset can be changed to cash without changing its price.

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Silicon Valley has a crush on Wall Street
March 25 2015 at 12:33

High-flying private companies are recruiting Wall Street stars who can bring a sense of permanence, writes Katie Benner.

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Nine consequences of Europe’s QE campaign
March 25 2015 at 12:32

Europe is on a well-trodden quantitative-easing path that has already been followed in the US and Japan, writes Mohamed El-Erian.

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Top CEOs ‘reaped billions from stock gains’
March 25 2015 at 12:32

CEOs at large American companies collectively realised at least $6bn more in compensation than initially estimated in annual disclosures in the five years after the financial crisis first hit, according to a Reuters analys... Read Story
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SA poultry is not holding Agoa renewal hostage
March 25 2015 at 04:48

Once again, I am obliged to correct the misstatement of facts in David Wolpert’s latest letter (“SA poultry magnates hold Agoa hostage, Business Report, 23 March).

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High achiever’s exit a transformation issue
March 25 2015 at 04:38

Leslie Maasdorp is an affable guy. He exudes confidence. What is also most noticeable about him is that he embodies a rare commodity in the South African landscape.

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More women in charge means bigger profits
March 24 2015 at 12:02

Evidence is growing that gender equity is not just politically correct window-dressing, but good business, writes Danica Kirka.

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SA-US poultry groups ‘need to talk seriously’
March 24 2015 at 04:13

Business Report had an interview with US Senator Chris Coons about the long-running dispute between South Africa and the US over Pretoria’s anti-dumping duties on US poultry exports.

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