Author: Gabriela Motroc
The medical establishment that people trust may claim to hold the answer to curing cancer, but alternative medicine does not believe technological advances have been used to people’s advantage.

 Author: Gaby Lim
Warren Buffett’s humble money-making schemes at a young age have made him one of the world’s wealthiest people.

 Author: Sanjana Ray
Human nature is intrinsically one of restlessness and the search for something new, something more. We’ve all wished for change without moving a finger, every one of us. Most of the time it’s due to dissatisfaction with the current state and rate of events, and sheer impatience, that is so mortal. And sometimes, this change begins at the workplace.

 Author: Gaby Lim
You can be intelligent and rich. But without persistence, you’ll undoubtedly fail.

 Author: Ashley Jessen
Negative leads from international bourses continue to send an ominous sign in the lead up to the 2-day FOMC meeting in the US, with the decisions from the meeting being broadcast Thursday morning at 6am AEDST. As a result of the weak leads, the Aussie 200 Index trading under water all day and weakened towards the close, falling 33.8 points for the session with Energy being the worst performer yet again, down another 2.12 per cent.

 Author: Staff Reporter
Police and intelligence chiefs could be questioned over their surveillance and contact with the Sydney gunman at a parliamentary inquiry.

 Author: Staff Reporter
Crown Resorts’ Betfair is forming a joint venture with BetEasy to take sports betting by storm.

 Author: Gabriela Motroc
Peruvian officials will pursue criminal charges against Greenpeace activists who went without prior authorisation into the area where the protected Nazca Lines have been resting for 1,500-2,000 years.

 Author: Gabriela Motroc
Yahoo’s investments continue to pay off.

 Author: Gabriela Motroc
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) issued Telstra an infringement notice over a full-page ad in The Age in September.

 Author: Tina David
Lack of confidence can hold you back and prevent you from reaching your full potential.

 Author: Tina David
It's better to conquer Mondays than to slack off and set yourself up for a disappointing week.

 Author: Gabriela Motroc
There is no such thing as a correct answer when it comes to offering your boss a gift. Some experts believe it’s appropriate, others claim employees should never get their boss presents. Still, it’s safe to say that offering your boss a gift is a matter of taste.

 Author: Ashley Jessen
Clearly there is a lot going on at present both in the markets and in respect to the hostage situation in Martin Place in Sydney and we hope for a peaceful outcome. Prime Minister Abe achieved a landslide victory as expected, with the Nikkei index reacting negatively initially before holding steady above the crucial 17,000 figure. Crude Oil continues to push lower and is severely oversold and OPEC have suggested they will not intervene but will let the markets stabilise themselves. The Aussie Dollar hit a low of 0.8203 today.