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Protest vote from a bored student

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CBD Uni students of Australia take heart. Treasurer Joe Hockey has been in your shoes.

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Patinack buyers go for gold, again

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CBD We don't yet know what Nathan Tinkler will receive for offloading his threadbare nags business, Patinack Farm, but the meagre price is certain to crystallise hundreds of millions of dollars in losses...

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Nathan Tinkler sells Patinack Farm

Nathan Tinkler.

CBD Nathan Tinkler has reached an agreement to sell off his thoroughbred racing and breeding operation, Patinack Farm, for an undisclosed sum to a consortium of ‘‘overseas parties from the Middle East.’’

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'Genius' Coop's the king of spruik

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CBD Move over Jordan Belfort. The ''Wolf of Wall Street'' may have some stiff competition on the public self-promotion circuit, thanks to irrepressible Australian conman Brad Cooper.

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Leighton bosses sing ole ole ole

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CBD Don't be surprised if former Leighton boss Hamish Tyrwhitt and his former deputy Peter Gregg are supporting Spain at next month's World Cup, writes Colin Kruger in CBD.

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Sex Party chief lashes zealots' budget

CBD In a budget reply that deserved more attention, Sex Party president Fiona Patten lashed out at PM Tony Abbott's federal budget.

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In search of the missing millions

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CBD The self-proclaimed Wolf of Wall Street - convicted fraudster Jordan Belfort - faces a bit of competition as he attempts to bankrupt his former Sydney business associate Ashley Howard over a $255,000...

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Wall Street wolf takes on a dingo

CBD Convicted fraudster Jordan Belfort claims a local dingo has taken his money.

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Ahmed Fahour's corner post box of champions

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CBD Things are pretty tough for the humble postie at the moment - just ask Australia Post boss Ahmed Fahour and chairman John Stanhope, who are crying poor and hinting at a user-pays model if the service...

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Rob Melhem: Personal bust amid the boom

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CBD So you can't lose money on Sydney property at the moment, huh?

Grange-gate update: Ray Hadley spills all

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CBD CBD's Colin Kruger is sure Crown's legal beagles have been looking at the nation's various casino laws and will brief James 'The Great White Hope' Packer.

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Murdoch has an eye for romance

CBD Can't you just imagine Rupert curling up in bed with a warm cocoa and something a little milder than Fifty Shades of Grey.

Island paradise or Finger Wharf?

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CBD Flamboyant expat Ian Gowrie-Smith has ramped up the sales campaign for his piece of Papua New Guinea paradise, writes Colin Kruger in CBD.

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Rupert will have sons at his side

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CBD Capital New York magazine captured a rather candid Rupert Murdoch at the Time 100 gala in New York on Wednesday night where Time magazine unveiled its 100 most influential people of the year.

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Talk about, not to, a brick wall

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CBD Things are pretty busy at Pacific Equity Partners at the moment. The Spotless IPO is set to take flight before the market turns, and other businesses like Peters Ice Cream, Link Market Services and...

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Trawling for old Lang signs

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CBD David Jones staff and consultants have been presented with a flow chart to help understand the department store's new securities trading policy.

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Diva Radhika Oswal burnt by freezing order

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CBD Vegetarian diva Radhika Oswal has been forced to reveal all as she battles the Tax Office over a $186,321,790.11 tax bill, writes Colin Kruger in CBD.

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Night night to 'G turf accountants

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CBD Bank of Melbourne chief Scott Tanner is staking his claim to a piece of the MCG next month with 20 trusted staff.

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Syringe maker stung by blogs

CBD Unilife, the retractable syringe maker headed by colourful Irishman Alan Shortall, has finally hit back at ''malicious blogs'' by ''short sellers'' who accused it of hiring PR companies to write...

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Myer chairman's retail therapy

CBD You can't accuse the mob at Myer of being surrender monkeys, especially chairman Paul McClintock.