The value of directors’ trades more than doubled this week against a background of the results season drawing to a close.
Stephen Cauchi As the global foreign exchange market turns 'dead calm', Australian currency traders were on Friday hunkering down ahead of next week's interest rate decision by the Reserve Bank.
Jens Meyer As the half-year earnings season finishes up, Deutsche Bank analysts have crunched the numbers for an early resume.
Jared Lynch and Madeleine Heffernan Former News Corporation chief executive John Hartigan has called for Prime Minister Tony Abbott to step aside in the nation's best interest.
Scott Phillips When master investor Warren Buffett speaks, sensible investors and business people the world over stop and listen.
Matt O'Sullivan The Productivity Commission has challenged Qantas's view that relaxing the rules governing air routes to Australia will encourage more Australians to fly overseas instead of enticing foreigners to holiday here.
Antonia Massa Weight Watchers is losing the race for customers against fitness gadgets. Revenue fell 10 per cent to $US327.8 million ($421 million) in the December quarter, declining for the eighth straight period as FitBit, Jawbone and other activity trackers lure dieters away.
Michael J. Moore While Goldman Sachs employees may get less compensation than in the past, many cashed in last year for a payday they've been awaiting since the depths of the financial crisis. Employees exercised options worth $US2.03 billion ($2.59 billion) in 2014, most of them granted in 2008.
See how Australia's biggest listed companies performed this week, and discover the best home loan or deposit rates.
John Collett Australia is one of the best places in the world to grow old in. And that's official.