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  1. B

    Business banking

    Does anyone have a bank for their business that actually looks after them? We had an account manager at ANZ but they got rid of that position and service plummeted accordingly. We then went to the NAB and not long after we joined they moved all their account managers to a "team" model located...
  2. basilio

    How will business and the internet cope with COVID-19?

    We are seeing a massive contraction of formal workplaces with thousands of people working from home. Hundreds of thousands of school children may end up using the net for learning or, more likely, video games to death. Millions of people who can't go out will hit Netflix plus everything else ...
  3. W

    How to lodge tax returns for share trading as a business in a Partnership?

    Hi, We formalised our "Partnership" and created a ABN, TFN and a business name. We did not opt for the 'incorporation' structure. Untill now, we have been actively trading using a joint account (with Interactive Brokers) and the joint account is linked to our personal TFNs. Interactive...
  4. Ann

    International Business News

    How a Lone Norwegian Trader Shook the World’s Financial System On a breezy day in September, an ominous text message appeared on Fredrik Ekstrom’s phone: Go immediately to the war room. Mr. Ekstrom is chairman of Nasdaq Clearing, an outpost of the American stock exchange company in Stockholm...
  5. Ann

    The Business of Vegan

    Vegan foods are going to be the next big thing, definitely bigger than organic or gluten free. It has become massively fashionable to 'become' a vegan. The food companies and supermarkets are gearing up for the new onslaught of demand which is being created by the left leaning younger generation...
  6. Zaxon

    Where is the pro-business chat?

    This forum has a lot of people from both sides of religion vs atheism, politically left vs right. And that reflects the cross section of society. What I don't see much of is pro-business chat. Take some examples. When a company downsizes its workforce or cuts wage rates, that's terrible for...
  7. SirRumpole

    The small (or larger) business thread

    This is a general thread for all your experiences in starting, managing and growing a business. What attracted you to the area you business in in ? How did you get finance ? How did you do your markets research ? What are the do's and don'ts ? Were you well served by legislation, unions and...
  8. R

    Do You Understand the Business?

    “Buy things that you understand”, “Stick to what you know”, or “Stay within your circle of competence” – We hear these advises all the time so we don’t invest in stocks we know little about. But what define understanding? How do we know if we truly understand a business? If I know Apple designs...
  9. M

    Franchise vs. establishing brand new business?

    Hi everyone, I saw that you guys are very switched on about money so I would like to get some thoughts on what you would do if you were in my situation please. I will try to keep it to the point :) I am currently employed PAYG in the financial services industry and have been for a very long...
  10. D

    Setting up my Psychic business app!

    I am thinking of launching my own iOS, iPhone, iPad, and Android app for by psychic/spiritual business to allow new and existing clients to download and schedule appointments with me. Does anyone have a suggestion of which service i can use to build my own branded app? I am on a budget. Thanks...
  11. basilio

    Business Initiative Award 2017

    Sometimes you just have to take your hat off in awe at the capacity of some of our business/community leaders to take care of themselves. Exhibit One 'It's part of my package': Eman Sharobeem claimed $34,000 in traffic fines Eman Sharobeem racked up $34,000 in traffic fines that she...
  12. R

    How long does it take you to study an individual business?

    So there are 2 components in successful value investing. Finding quality businesses and finding out their intrinsic value then buying the stock which is alot lower than its true value. How much time do you spend on each would you say? This investor on youtube said takes about 1000 hours to get...
  13. basilio

    How much control should the nanny state have on our business visionaries?

    Now we are in Trump time with the expectations that business in the US will be cut free of the shackles of the nanny state, So what could such a light handed approach look like in a few years time ? Perhaps we should consider the China approach of a light touch on industry as a case study...
  14. R

    Are these good steps to find a good business?

    Hey there guys so I wanted to make my self steps that I follow for investing. These are my steps (please any feedback/suggestions to improve is greatly appreciated) I also have some guidelines/rules that I want to follow and only invest in businesses that meet that criteria. 1. Choose a random...
  15. S

    Due diligence investigation to avoid problems in future

    Anybody here performed Due Diligence Investigation on business? We had done it 3 years before acquiring a startup based in Netherlands. I recommend you guys to perform such background checks, financial stability & security checkups on firms that you are willing to invest or do any major...
  16. T

    Purchasing a small business - professional valuation

    I'm a young health professional and an opportunity has arisen to purchase a business in my field. I know this isn't about shares or macro stuff but ASF has some of the smartest, knowledgeable, and helpful people I know (well I guess I don't really know you all but I admire your posts) I've...
  17. SirRumpole

    Setting up an Internet business

    I'm looking at setting up a Internet business selling downloadable apps. I'm writing a web site in PHP, but I've become aware of hosting services such as Shopify which claim to simplify the whole process. I'll need eCommerce facilities, PayPal etc, a members database (I have a skeleton...
  18. goponcho

    Ideas for simple business to begin a circle of competence?

    Hi, Been reading a tonne of books on value investing. Am at the point of trying to figure out how some businesses work and breaking down the annual reports. Any ideas of some simple, easier to understand businesses or industries which have good businesses? Perhaps it may be better to...
  19. basilio

    Truth in Business

    Thought it was worth opening this topic in light of the court case in Brisbane investigating the economics behind Adanis quest for a huge new coal mine. Simple story is that Adanis business case for the coal mine projected $22b income (royalaties and taxes) for Queensland/Commonwealth...
  20. S

    How to promote a business?

    Is exhibition is the best way for attaining more investors? I have a running business on small scale about manufacturing. It is profitable business and also need little amount of capital. I think expo is the best way for increasing business volume and getting investors. What you think senior...
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