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Google parent Alphabet hit by rising costs

Alphabet reported a profit of $8.9-billion in the fourth quarter on revenue that was up 22% to $39.3-billion from the same period a year earlier

Beware, the everything bubble

This stock market bubble is being led by the FAANG (Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, and Google) stocks

The World Bank needs to return to its mission

Despite making only slow progress toward Sustainable Development Goals, the Bank shows no alarm or strategy to help get the SDGs on track for 2030.

Bitcoin defies bubble fears and smashes $12 000, hitting a new record

Observers say the increase is due to growing interest from Wall Street, with plans for mainstream markets to offer trading in the currency's futures.

Wolf of Wall Street: Polished and punchy

This is Scorsese with fire in his belly and Leonardo DiCaprio's Walmart Gordon Gekko cranking up the laughs - a pantomime Goodfellas.

Huszar’s last hurrah is hard on easing

Few of us could resist a job that required us to spend $1-trillion of someone else's money.

Love Twitter? Have a share

Twitter debuted on Wall Street with a bang as shares in the fast-growing social network soared.

Facebook seeks $5bn initial public offering on Wall Street

Facebook has filed to go public and is seeking a $5-billion initial public offering -- the largest flotation by a Wall Street-listed internet company.

Obama targets Wall Street wallets in State of the Union

US President Barack Obama painted himself as a champion of the middle class during his State of the Union, demanding higher taxes for millionaires.

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People’s behaviour stoking Gauteng pandemic

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Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

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Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

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Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

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Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

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Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

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