Thursday Feb 27
Australia shares flat in choppy trade, Woolworths, Virgin Australia fall
Australian shares were mostly flat in choppy trade on Friday, underpinned by the S&P 500 stock index closing at record highs overnight, but mixed earnings reports from Woolworths and Virgin Australia held investors back.
Thursday Feb 27
Sydney Morning Herald
Markets Live: Mood lifts on Wall St
Shares are set to open higher on a strong lead from Wall St, with Woolworths, Virgin Australia and Harvey Norman to report earnings.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Miners drag local share market down
The Australian share market has bucked overnight gains in the US and solid Asian market rises to finish just in the red.
Australian Supermarket Giant Drops Windows In Favor Of Chrome OS
As you might have heard, Microsoft could soon be slashing the licensing fee of Windows 8.1 in order to make it more appealing to OEMs, and according to reports, to compete against the likes of Google's Chrome OS and the Chromebooks which the operating system is being installed on.
AUS: Coles MD McLeod to move upstairs
Ian McLeod, MD of Australia's second-largest grocer Coles, is to take a role within the company's parent, retail-to-mining conglomerate Wesfarmers.
Woolworths Ltd in Retailing (Australia) - new company profile report published
Our Local Company Profiles are a concise set of briefings detailing the strategic direction taken by a company.
The Washington Post
Mister Donut, Pan Am and Friendster Found Alive and Well
You probably remember Pan Am, Woolworth's and Mister Donut. You may not remember Bucky Beaver hawking a popular mid-century toothpaste called Ipana.