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Yahoo Finance's Wednesday morning wrap

Yahoo Finance's Wednesday morning wrap. Source: Getty

Good morning.

Here’s everything you need to know in finance today.

The ASX is expected to open flat after US stocks fell in news that the US would likely maintain tariffs on Chinese goods until November as part of a trade deal.

The Australian dollar is buying 69.04 US cents, up from 69.0 US cents yesterday.

Australian firefighters are urging Scott Morrison not to call a royal commission into the bushfires, but rather audit the existing recommendations that haven’t been implemented.

Ex-Apple exec on Amazon: Ron Johnson says the next decade will be tough for Amazon, with old retailers beginning to reinvent themselves to compete for customers.

Bitcoin surges 20 per cent: Bitcoin is off to its best start to a year since 2012, gaining 20 per cent in two weeks.

Where to purchase property: If you’re looking to buy, the property you purchase will largely depend on whether you intend to live in the house, or if you’re looking to invest in it. Here’s exactly where to buy, depending on what kind of buyer you are.

Job interview deal-breakers: If the new year has you hunting for a new job, Seek has revealed the pet hates of recruiters and hiring managers that you need to know about.

Have a great day.

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