Finance

Amazon commits to NFL, as Prime price surges

Amazon.com Inc has reportedly agreed to fork out $65 million a year to renew its streaming deal with the NFL for Thursday night fixtures, while at the same time announcing a price hike to its subscription service.

Trump’s personal lawyer raided by FBI

Emails, financial documents and business records from the offices of Trump's personal lawyer have been seized by the FBI, and the President has called it an "attack on our country".

Sponsors deserting Australian cricket in droves

Brand partners are quickly distancing themselves from Cricket Australia, and players Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft, as the commercial toll of the ball-tampering scandal becomes clearer.

Tariff exemptions only temporary

America's partners are on the clock. They have to come up with trade deals that are acceptable to Trump or they'll be slapped with the metal levies too.

Packer quits Crown Resorts over mental health issues

The troubled billionaire businessman has stepped down from the board in the wake of relationship breakdowns, ill-fated business decisions, and his implication in Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's corruption scandal.

New visa to attract tech talent to Australia

The likes of Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes and leading entrepreneur Steve Baxter have been warning the Australian government about the tech skills shortage for years, and now at last it is taking steps to correct the situation.

Judgment day looms for Oxfam

The UK-based charity is expected to hand over all the details of its internal investigation into sexual exploitation, as the British government threatens to withdraw its millions in state aid.

Rare perfection: white diamond to smash records

The current world record holding colourless diamond demanded $260,000 per carat, but this rare 'flawless' stone found in Botswana is expected to push north of $320,000 per carat when it is sold privately.

Wall Street’s fear gauge surges

The Dow Jones has suffered the worst single-day point drop in its history, and the S&P 500 and Nasdaq have also nose-dived as the stock market fear gauge almost doubles the historical average.

Top 5 cryptocurrencies for 2018

Another exciting year of cryptocurrency climbs and crashes awaits, so here are The CEO Magazine's top investment tips for 2018.

GoPro cuts CEO salary to just US$1

Woodman’s 2018 salary was slashed on the back of GoPro announcing lower than expected preliminary results from the 2017 Fourth Quarter.

Slaving away for $8 an hour

Inspectors found Shigeo Ishiyama had falsified payment records to hide the fact he was paying his Japanese workers less than half the minimum the wage.

Class action against CBA could be largest ever

Maurice Blackburn Lawyers (MBL) alleges the lender failed to keep shareholders up to date while making “misleading and deceptive” statements about its compliance with anti-money laundering laws.

German Costco buys site in Adelaide

It signals Kaufland’s intention to take on German rival Aldi, and further chip away at the dominance of domestic chains like Woolworths and Coles in the $90 billion sector.

Lottoland to be shut down in NSW

The Gibralter-based betting agency is in the crosshairs of the state government, because of its affect on local lottery sales, and the revenue of newsagents.