The lunch box - 26/05

The lunch box - 26/05

Anyone else sick of the rain? If you’re not in Sydney, and don’t have rain, then congratulations, you’re having a better day than us.

State of the market

  • Positive data coming out of the US is helping local markets recover. At 11:50am, the S&P/ASX200 was up 56.2 points.
  • The Aussie dollar is still dropping and sells for $US0.8202. Gold is trading higher at $US1202.7 an ounce while oil is up slightly to $US69.5 a barrel.


  • Facebook: 'Hindering the police'
  • Facebook (2): Zuckerberg says users 'don't want complete privacy'
  • Banking: ANZ staff set up fake site to track missing debtors
  • Google: Hits back at Conroy

General News

  • Economy: 20 leading economists, academics back Rudd's resources super-profits tax
  • Politics: Former PM Malcolm Fraser quits the Liberal Party
  • Tourism: Selling Australia with a song
  • Health: 'Killer' stomach bug strikes Australia
  • Space: Hubble catches planet being eaten by its star
  • Opinion: Rudd joins Poor Little Australia Party
  • Business: No more mixed drinks for Foster's
  • Weather woes: Sydney drenched as big wet set to continue
  • Then there were three: Mystery woman makes a play for billionaire Pratt's estate



Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Shower or two. Min: 14, Max: 21
  • Melbourne: Shower or two. Min: 10, Max: 18
  • Brisbane: Mostly fine, chance of a shower. Min: 13, Max: 23
  • Perth: Showers, possible thunderstorm. Min: 11, Max: 18
  • Adelaide: Mainly fine. Partly cloudy. Min: 11, Max: 18
  • Hobart: Fine. Min: 6, Max: 16
  • Canberra: Mostly fine. Min: 4, Max: 15
  • Darwin: Shower about. Min: 24, Max: 33

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  • Results so far...

  • 1st - Morgan Freeman - 78%
  • 2nd - Sean Connery - 76%
  • 3rd - Ian McKellen - 67%
  • 4th - Clint Eastwood - 65%
  • 5th - Yoda - 62%

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