Business Insider Australia

    Someone wrote a fake letter pretending to be BlackRock CEO Larry Fink and some reporters got duped

    Someone wrote a fake letter pretending to be BlackRock CEO Larry Fink and some reporters got duped


    BlackRock chief executive officer Larry Fink's annual letter to CEOs is a widely-read note on Wall Street. This year, an unknown group released a fake version, complete with a partial copy of BlackRock's...

    BlackRock chief executive officer Larry Fink's annual letter to CEOs is a widely-read note on Wall Street. This year, an unknown group released a fake version, complete with a partial copy of BlackRock's website. More »
         
    What happens now Theresa May's Brexit deal has been defeated?

    What happens now Theresa May's Brexit deal has been defeated?


    Theresa May has lost a vote on her Brexit deal by a historic margin. She now faces a no-confidence vote, before having to formulate a new plan to get Brexit through...

    Theresa May has lost a vote on her Brexit deal by a historic margin. She now faces a no-confidence vote, before having to formulate a new plan to get Brexit through parliament. More »
         
    An LA mega-mansion listed at $250 million in 2017 has had its price slashed by $100 million, and it's still not selling — here's a look inside

    An LA mega-mansion listed at $250 million in 2017 has had its price slashed by $100 million, and it's still not selling — here's a look inside


    A Los Angelesmega-mansion went on the market two years ago for $US250 million, making it the most expensive listing in the US at the time. But nobody wanted to buy it, and it got a $US62 million price cut 15 months...

    A Los Angelesmega-mansion went on the market two years ago for $US250 million, making it the most expensive listing in the US at the time. But nobody wanted to buy it, and it got a $US62 million price cut 15 months later. More »
         
    16 of the best low-key bars around the world

    16 of the best low-key bars around the world


    There are plenty of low-key bars to choose from across the globe. Candelaria is a Mexican joint in Paris, France, that boasts a hidden bar. Cassidy's in Dublin, Ireland, is a local spot with a hipster-meets-nerdy...

    There are plenty of low-key bars to choose from across the globe. Candelaria is a Mexican joint in Paris, France, that boasts a hidden bar. Cassidy's in Dublin, Ireland, is a local spot with a hipster-meets-nerdy vibe. More »
         
    12 cheap capital cities everyone wants to visit

    12 cheap capital cities everyone wants to visit


    Most world capitals are the biggest cities in their countries. Some capitals offer a better bang for your buck when it comes to travelling. Using a list of the most affordable capitals and the most popular travel...

    Most world capitals are the biggest cities in their countries. Some capitals offer a better bang for your buck when it comes to travelling. Using a list of the most affordable capitals and the most popular travel destinations of 2018, we compiled the list of budget-friendly capital cities everyone wants to visit. More »
         
    20 foods that can last longer than you think

    20 foods that can last longer than you think


    Some food spoils quicker than others, and it's not always obvious which foods you should actually toss on their expiration date. According to experts, some foods can last for weeks after their expiration date has...

    Some food spoils quicker than others, and it's not always obvious which foods you should actually toss on their expiration date. According to experts, some foods can last for weeks after their expiration date has passed. More »
         
    Goldman Sachs jumps after strong equities trading boosts revenue

    Goldman Sachs jumps after strong equities trading boosts revenue


    Goldman Sachs posted better-than-expected revenue in the fourth quarter. The top-line beat was driven by strong equities trading, which more than offsets its weak bond...

    Goldman Sachs posted better-than-expected revenue in the fourth quarter. The top-line beat was driven by strong equities trading, which more than offsets its weak bond trading. More »
         
    I woke up at dawn to follow a top falconer training the fastest creatures on earth to compete for a $7 million prize, and found the Middle East's oldest pastime both grisly and thrilling

    I woke up at dawn to follow a top falconer training the fastest creatures on earth to compete for a $7 million prize, and found the Middle East's oldest pastime both grisly and thrilling


    Though falconry has existed in cultures throughout history, it has a central role in the United Arab Emirates and Middle Eastern culture, where nomads have long used falcons to hunt for...

    Though falconry has existed in cultures throughout history, it has a central role in the United Arab Emirates and Middle Eastern culture, where nomads have long used falcons to hunt for food. More »
         
    Here are 20 senior executives who have abandoned Snap since its IPO less than 2 years ago

    Here are 20 senior executives who have abandoned Snap since its IPO less than 2 years ago


    At least 20 executives have left Snap since the company went public in March 2017. The latest to quit is chief financial officer Tim Stone, who is leaving after just eight months in the...

    At least 20 executives have left Snap since the company went public in March 2017. The latest to quit is chief financial officer Tim Stone, who is leaving after just eight months in the job. More »
         
    Snap is plunging after losing its CFO for the 2nd time in 8 months

    Snap is plunging after losing its CFO for the 2nd time in 8 months


    Snap shares plunged early Wednesday after the company said CFO Tim Stone was leaving the company. The announcement late Tuesday, in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, marked the second CFO departure in eight...

    Snap shares plunged early Wednesday after the company said CFO Tim Stone was leaving the company. The announcement late Tuesday, in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, marked the second CFO departure in eight months. More »
         
    Photos show guests make a harrowing escape from 5-star Nairobi hotel in 20-hour terrorist attack that killed 14

    Photos show guests make a harrowing escape from 5-star Nairobi hotel in 20-hour terrorist attack that killed 14


    At least 14 people are dead after militant gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in Nairobi, Kenya, on Tuesday afternoon. The siege stretched for some 20 hours into Wednesday morning, with some 700 civilians evacuated, according to...

    At least 14 people are dead after militant gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in Nairobi, Kenya, on Tuesday afternoon. The siege stretched for some 20 hours into Wednesday morning, with some 700 civilians evacuated, according to Reuters. More »
         
    The US and British navies have joined forces for the first time in the South China Sea, risking Beijing's fury

    The US and British navies have joined forces for the first time in the South China Sea, risking Beijing's fury


    The US and British navies wrapped up six days of joint military exercises in the South China Sea on Wednesday, according to the US Navy. The drills mark the first time the two navies have conducted joint operations in the...

    The US and British navies wrapped up six days of joint military exercises in the South China Sea on Wednesday, according to the US Navy. The drills mark the first time the two navies have conducted joint operations in the contested waterway, Reuters reported. More »
         
    We'll get you caught up on all the news you missed at the year's biggest healthcare investor conference

    We'll get you caught up on all the news you missed at the year's biggest healthcare investor conference


    Thousands of investors, Wall Street analysts, execs, and of course, journalists, converged on San Francisco last week for the biggest healthcare investor event of the year - the J.P. Morgan Healthcare...

    Thousands of investors, Wall Street analysts, execs, and of course, journalists, converged on San Francisco last week for the biggest healthcare investor event of the year - the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference. More »
         
    Hailey Baldwin says she was once paid $150,000 for a single Instagram post, and she knows people who have been paid $1 million

    Hailey Baldwin says she was once paid $150,000 for a single Instagram post, and she knows people who have been paid $1 million


    The Netflix documentary "The American Meme" shows how social media stars and influencers live their lives. Stars like DJ Khalid, Emily Ratajkowski, Josh Ostrovsky (The Fat Jewish), and Hailey Baldwin talk openly about how they...

    The Netflix documentary "The American Meme" shows how social media stars and influencers live their lives. Stars like DJ Khalid, Emily Ratajkowski, Josh Ostrovsky (The Fat Jewish), and Hailey Baldwin talk openly about how they make their money. More »
         
    Sears avoids liquidation as Eddie Lampert wins bankruptcy auction

    Sears avoids liquidation as Eddie Lampert wins bankruptcy auction


    Sears' chairman, Eddie Lampert, has won a bankruptcy auction to keep the 126-year-old retailer from liquidating, according to a person familiar with the...

    Sears' chairman, Eddie Lampert, has won a bankruptcy auction to keep the 126-year-old retailer from liquidating, according to a person familiar with the matter. More »
         
    Here are the major world leaders and royals going to Davos next week — and those staying at home

    Here are the major world leaders and royals going to Davos next week — and those staying at home


    The world's elite converge on Davos, Switzerland, next week for the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting. The Davos 2019 theme is "Globalization 4.0," promoting more inclusive societies and better protections for vulnerable...

    The world's elite converge on Davos, Switzerland, next week for the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting. The Davos 2019 theme is "Globalization 4.0," promoting more inclusive societies and better protections for vulnerable communities. More »
         
    The EU will happily punish delusional Britain for last night's Brexit defeat

    The EU will happily punish delusional Britain for last night's Brexit defeat


    Last night's vote defeating Theresa May's proposed Brexit deal seems like a significant event - an emphatic rejection of what the EU wants. From Brussels' point of view, however, nothing has...

    Last night's vote defeating Theresa May's proposed Brexit deal seems like a significant event - an emphatic rejection of what the EU wants. From Brussels' point of view, however, nothing has changed. More »
         
    10 things you need to know before the opening bell

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell


    Here is what you need to know. Theresa May faces a vote of no confidence. UK Prime Minister Theresa May is fighting for her political life Wednesday as she faces a vote of no confidence following Tuesday's historic Brexit...

    Here is what you need to know. Theresa May faces a vote of no confidence. UK Prime Minister Theresa May is fighting for her political life Wednesday as she faces a vote of no confidence following Tuesday's historic Brexit defeat. More »
         
    The downtrodden pound could be a big winner from the UK's Brexit chaos, but investors are expecting a bumpy ride

    The downtrodden pound could be a big winner from the UK's Brexit chaos, but investors are expecting a bumpy ride


    The pound looks set to rally in the chaotic aftermath of Prime Minister Theresa May's historic Brexit vote defeat. May's defeat makes the following more likely: a no-deal Brexit, a second referendum, or Britain never leaving...

    The pound looks set to rally in the chaotic aftermath of Prime Minister Theresa May's historic Brexit vote defeat. May's defeat makes the following more likely: a no-deal Brexit, a second referendum, or Britain never leaving the EU at all. That latter two would be a godsend for pound bulls. More »
         
    Goldman Sachs just had a blowout fourth quarter thanks to its investing business

    Goldman Sachs just had a blowout fourth quarter thanks to its investing business


    Goldman Sachs handily beat earnings and revenue expectations during the fourth quarter. Goldman Sachs announced fourth-quarter results Wednesday morning and handily beat earnings expectations. The bank posted earnings of $US6.04 a...

    Goldman Sachs handily beat earnings and revenue expectations during the fourth quarter. Goldman Sachs announced fourth-quarter results Wednesday morning and handily beat earnings expectations. The bank posted earnings of $US6.04 a share, compared to analyst expectations of $US4.53 a share, in what is the first quarter of results for new CEO David Solomon. More »