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Fannie Mae / Freddie Mac

Republicans call for swift action to weaken Fannie and Freddie

ORLANDO - Republicans are calling on Washington to begin winding down mortgage finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the first step in a...
Wall Street

Regulators propose deferring Wall Street bonuses to discourage risk

By Peter Schroeder Federal regulators have signed off on a proposal that would require executives at large financial firms to defer at least half of...
John Mullen

Asciano chief in shock exit from major transport company

THE surprise ousting of Asciano chief executive Mark Rowsthorn yesterday was met with cautious approval by investors willing to back the Malcolm Broomhead-led board. The...
James Hogan

Etihad tells Qantas chief to stop complaining

ETIHAD'S chief executive, James Hogan, has told Qantas's management to focus on their own business instead of complaining about the threats posed by Middle...

Myer’s chief caught out by a failed squeeze

DON'T be surprised if Myer chief Bernie Brookes joins Woolworths supremo Mike Luscombe in wistful references to life beyond the rigours of the checkout. Myer...