Where does the buck stop when big banks and corporations, even nations collapse. Who signs off on the books? The auditors or the directors of the board? And who should tell investors when there’s something shifty going on? Who are the auditors answerable to? Reporter, Stan Correy.
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Attack of the algorithms - Background Briefing - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
Robot traders are dominating stock markets using high speed computer algorithms. Human traders and government regulators canât keep up, and markets could be one programming glitch away from the next big crash. Stan Correy investigates.
Qantas has opened a new industrial relations battlefront. The Labor government’s Fair Work laws are being put to the test but there are bigger political implications for the Opposition, which is split over whether to re-embrace Workchoices, the IR policy that many believe brought an end to the Howard government.
The internet is awash with misinformation, manipulated identities, fake reviews, and dishonest comments. Politicians use astroturfing. So do businesses and marketing firms. Beware – it’s infecting everyone. Reporter Hagar Cohen