Local shares are poised to open little changed with a weak lead from Wall Street on the Fed's continuing intent to lift US interest rates this calendar year.
What's on this week.
Linda Sim A bright idea led to the launch of a news media sharing app.
Brian Robins It ranks among the worst government decisions of all time, with as much as $9 billion of the estimated $14 billion spent installing rooftop solar systems over the part few years wasted.
Sarah Danckert The $200 million float of the online retailing company that owns the Deals.com.au and Cudo websites, AussieCommerce, appears to be back on track after a bitter legal stoush between the company's founding shareholders was settled.
Colin Kruger It might be hard to believe in the current climate, but when James Hardie fled Australia for the Netherlands in 2001, it claimed that it was not trying to dodge its compensation obligations to its asbestos victims, it was purely to dodge tax. Or, in their words, minimise it.
Gareth Hutchens Families with children on the lowest incomes will bear the brunt of the federal government's budget cuts, while high income families will actually see their disposable incomes increase slightly over the next four years.
Max Mason Foxtel's $500 million advertising business MCN has warned that sports rights costs are "almost becoming untenable for broadcasters and advertisers".
John Collett Retirees are being stung with high costs for their allocated pensions, leaving them with less income in retirement.
Mark Hawthorne There is little doubt Clyde Campbell and wife Simone loved the high life.
The Slice of Haven food and wine festival has taken over the Camden Haven.