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  • The new Kindle Oasis is my dream e-reader  Amazon’s newest Kindle Oasis arrived like the answer to a timely question  – mostly because I happened to request an update to the device right before it actually arrived. I’m an unabashed fan of the Kindle, dating back to its e… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • You can virtually inhabit Toyota’s new humanoid robot  Toyota has a new, third-generation humanoid robot bears the charming name “T-HR3” and is designed to be a helpful and safe assistant to humans. It also features a so-called “master maneuvering systems,” which is essentiall… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Budget 2017: Your questions answered BBC business reporter Simon Read answers your questions. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest ...
  • UK economy faces ‘longest fall in living standards in 60 years’ A think tank says the squeeze on incomes will last longer than that which followed the post-2008 crash. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • UK set for worst pay squeeze ‘since 19th century’ Wages are forecast to remain below pre-financial crisis levels until the early 2020s, according to IFS director Paul Johnson. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Sovereign funds pull $3.7 billion from global stock, bond markets in third quarter LONDON (Reuters) – Sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) withdrew more money from global stock and bond markets in the third quarter of 2017, albeit at a slower pace with net outflows of $3.7 billion, data… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • High street sales bounce back after sharp fall last month CBI survey of retailers comes before Black Friday discounting period, which is likely to drive sales furtherHigh street sales are staging a recovery after a sharp slowdown last month, overcoming the steepest growth in selling prices in almost 25 years…. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • UK faces two decades of no earnings growth, IFS warns Thinktank says budget shows Brexit uncertainty and loss of productivity could see wages below their 2008 level in 2022The UK is in danger of suffering two decades of zero earnings growth as it struggles to cope with Brexit uncertainty and a loss of pro… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Finland baker launches bread made from crushed crickets HELSINKI (Reuters) – Finnish bakery and food service company Fazer launched on Thursday what it said was the world’s first insect-based bread to be offered to consumers in stores. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • HK tycoon pledges $128 million to charity as index passes milestone HONG KONG (Reuters) – The billionaire chairman of Hong Kong developer Henderson Land said he will donate HK$1 billion ($128 million) to charity after the city’s benchmark index surpassed the… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • You can now control the DJI Spark with Gamevice’s controller accessory  Gamevice is a bit like way to turn your iPhone or iPad into a Switch, at least in terms of adding physical controls to your gaming experience. But now the add-on can go beyond gaming, offering a way to easily control the DJI Spark with added prec… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens ...
  • YouTube returns to the Amazon Echo Show  When the Amazon Echo Show first debuted, it included a YouTube feature, as is right and proper for a device with a screen capable of playing video and connecting to the internet. But Google quickly nixed the Echo Show YouTube player, since it was… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Shadow upgrades its cloud computer for gamers and opens signups to everyone  French startup Blade, the company behind Shadow, announced at a press conference that it is launching new offers, updating specifications and the ability to become a client and buy a subscription without any waiting list. Shadow is a gaming PC in… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Car production rises as exports make up for falling UK demand Just over 157,000 cars produced in October, 3.5% more than same time last year, as exports rise by 5% and domestic demand falls 2.9%Car production increased last month as rising exports made up for falling demand in the UK, new figures reveal.Just over… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Vanguard’s Davis makes case for index funds even in tough times BOSTON (Reuters) – The rush of money into big index funds has raised concerns about whether they would still prove attractive in a downturn, an issue taking on more importance especially for industry… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • The Guardian view on budget 2017: a missed opportunity | Editorial Philip Hammond has admitted that seven years of obsessing about the public sector deficit and shrinking the state has left the economy enfeebled and smaller than before the crisis. But he continues to put ideology above evidenceThe last seven years has… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Illinois returns to muni market with $750 million bond sale CHICAGO (Reuters) – Illinois, which sold $6 billion of bonds last month to raise money to pay overdue bills, will be back in the U.S. municipal market next week with another $750 million of debt. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Budget 2017: Hammond masks gloomy outlook with stamp duty cut Chancellor calls it a ‘balanced’ budget and uses eye-catching offer to first-time buyers to counter Britain’s deteriorating economic prospectsPhilip Hammond placed a stamp duty cut for first-time buyers at the heart of his budget on Wednesday as he sou… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • ‘Forget stamp duty, we need a pay rise’ – people respond to the budget How did Philip Hammond’s budget affect you? The Guardian talks to families, workers and businesses across BritainWith a newborn baby and a 14-month-old son to support on an annual income of less than £20,000, police community support officer Laurence R… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • U.S. bond fund investors stirred, not shaken NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. fund investors pumped millions into bond funds for a 50th straight week, the Investment Company Institute (ICI) said on Wednesday, showing that caution in recent weeks may… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • Hammond boosts housing and NHS spending as growth forecasts are slashed Autumn budget also includes stamp duty cut, £1.5bn universal credit U-turn and extra £3bn for Brexit preparationsPhilip Hammond has cut stamp duty for first- time buyers as part of a package of measures to boost the economy, despite a sharp cut in fore… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Your Money: Uncertain future for those counting on medical deductions NEW YORK (Reuters) – At a retirement community near Chicago, Jay Schachner and his friends are nervously awaiting the fate of their medical expenses amid U.S. tax overhaul. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Biker groups flourish in post-Gaddafi Libya TRIPOLI (Reuters) – Donning leather and helmets (sometimes), they roar along Libya’s hair-raising, potholed roads on carefully polished Harley Davidsons and Kawasakis. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in ...
  • Key points from budget 2017 – at a glance The chancellor, Philip Hammond, is unveiling the budget. Please refresh this page for key points and political analysisChancellor delivers autumn budget – liveRowena Mason, deputy political editor: This is a big boost to the £700m previously allocated … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • The social media answer to stressful U.S holiday: Friendsgiving NEW YORK (Reuters) – Americans overwhelmed by crowded highways and the prospect of cooking a turkey and all the trimmings for the Thanksgiving holiday dinner are turning for relief to the latest… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • 20/11/2017 News and insight from the business world with Sean Farrington and Louise Cooper. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • 21/11/2017 News and insight from the business world with Sean Farrington and Louise Cooper. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • Citi hit with $6.5 million in U.S. fines over student loans WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) said on Tuesday it had ordered Citibank to pay $6.5 million for allegedly harming borrowers with student loan servicing… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • The US-based tech company that just went public in London  Boku, a U.S.-based carrier billing company, listed on the London Stock Exchange’s Alternative Investment Market recently, selling £45 million in stock. Only about one-third of those shares were from the company, however, with the rest sourc… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Kendall Jenner ousts Gisele Bundchen as world’s top-earning model LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Kendall Jenner topped a list on Tuesday of the world’s highest paid models, edging Gisele Bundchen out of the No. 1 spot for the first time in 15 years in a ranking that… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Paris watchdog win bolsters its fight for Brexit banks PARIS/LONDON (Reuters) – The surprise decision to move the European Banking Authority to Paris will boost its chances of attracting London banks after Brexit, French officials said on Tuesday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • FINRA fines JPMorgan $1.25 million for failures in employee background checks NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority said on Tuesday it fined JPMorgan Chase & Co’s securities division $1.25 million for failing to conduct adequate background checks on… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • Your Money: Gear up for a big year of giving CHICAGO (Reuters) – If proposed tax overhaul changes are adopted, giving to charity for tax reasons will no longer be as valuable for most people as it is this year. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • Hong Kong tribunal fines HSBC private bank $51 million for Lehman-linked products HONG KONG (Reuters) – A Hong Kong tribunal on Tuesday imposed a record fine of HK$400 million ($51 million) on the private banking unit of HSBC in a case related to the sale of Lehman… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • In rural Belarus, villagers prefer hard work to city smoke KHRAPKOVO, Belarus (Reuters) – Just a few hours drive from the Belarussian capital of Minsk, many villagers still live off the land – planting, harvesting and pickling crops according to the season… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • UK shoppers face ‘year of anxiety’ over food prices as La Niña returns Weather event could drive up costs of commodities such as coffee and cocoa as Britons face Brexit and inflation squeezeUK consumers could be hit by a new bout of food price inflation next year after the return of the La Niña global weather phenomenon, … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new ...
  • Dying at home rather than in hospital, elderly Japanese “go to the afterlife quietly” TOKYO (Reuters) – After he was diagnosed with leukaemia in July, Katsuo Saito decided not to treat it and opted for palliative care. He had a hard time finding a bed at a hospice or hospital, so he… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • The Guardian view on Black Friday: a triumph of imagination | Editorial Recreational shopping is not about collecting objects so much as experiencesOn Thursday, nothing out of the ordinary will happen in Britain. Millions of people will get up and go to work as normal; families will remain widely dispersed; shops will be o… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Rising Medicare costs leave many U.S. seniors with a flat COLA CHICAGO (Reuters) – Millicent Graves will get a raise from Social Security next year, but her household budget will get worse, not better. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens ...
  • Angels or demons? Politics in the air as Victoria’s Secret show hits China SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Victoria’s Secret’s glitzy annual fashion show hit the stage in China for the first time on Monday, though without several of its “Angels” and star names who had been expected to… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • British embassy cat in Jordan appointed chief mouser AMMAN (Reuters) – At the British embassy to Jordan, a former rescue cat is settling into his new position as chief mouser – as a traditional well established in the ministries of London goes global. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Economist Dan Ariely has a fix for our financial foibles NEW YORK(Reuters) – No offense, but you are probably dumb with money. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Prospect of post-Brexit boom sparks worry as well as celebration in Frankfurt FRANKFURT (Reuters) – The prospect of bankers pouring into Frankfurt from post-Brexit Britain has worried local residents anxious about the effect on an already dire housing shortage but also… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • Angels or demons? Political shadow hangs over Victoria’s Secret China show SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Victoria’s Secret’s glitzy annual fashion show hits the stage in China on Monday night for the first time, but will do so without several of its “angels” and star names who had… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Tesla’s Electric Semi Gets Orders From Loblaws, Walmart Canada MONTREAL — Loblaw Companies Ltd. says it is among the first purchasers of Tesla’s new electric truck.Canada’s largest supermarket chain says it has pre-ordered 25 of the vehicles called the Tesla Semi.”It’s part of our commitment to electrify our… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Vicente Fox Warns Justin Trudeau Not To Be ‘Judas’ On NAFTA MEXICO CITY — A former Mexican president has a warning for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau: Don’t abandon our country in NAFTA talks like some modern-day ”Judas.”Vicente Fox warns that would be a mistake.Fox told CTV News that it wouldn’t do any … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • China pledges another three years of ‘toilet revolution’ to boost tourism BEIJING (Reuters) – China announced on Sunday plans to build and upgrade 64,000 public toilets between 2018 to 2020 as part of its “toilet revolution” aimed at boosting tourism and lifting the… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • As Amazon opens a ‘guerrilla shop’, has the internet beaten the high street? The online giant will have a real store in London for Black Friday. In this topsy-turvy retail world, innovation is now a necessityOn London’s Oxford Street a row of glittering snowflakes guides shoppers along the golden mile of fashion and department … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Trudeau May Talk Human Rights In Philippines Despite Rodrigo Duterte’s Gesture MANILA, Philippines — Rodrigo Duterte went out “on a limb” to secure a key invitation for Justin Trudeau to attend a prestigious Asia-Pacific security event alongside powerful world leaders, government officials say.But one senior insider insists… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Are Foreign Buyers Really Ditching Vancouver For Seattle? For those priced out of Vancouver’s housing market, a recent story suggesting that foreign buyers are bailing on Vancouver in favour of Seattle may seem like good news. But that may not translate into more affordable housing in Vancouver, because even as Seattle becomes the hot new alternative to Vancouver, there are still plenty of foreign ...
  • Liberals Unable To Spend More Than $2B On Infrastructure Projects Last Year OTTAWA — The federal government failed to spend $2.14 billion that was earmarked last year to rebuild roads, bridges and other large-scale projects aimed at helping people in their day-to-day lives, newly released documents show.The recent depart… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • For The World’s Sake, Canada Should Be Last To Phase Out Oil I encourage you to take a moment and think back to your swimming lessons as a kid. After a few hours of intense swimming, your instructor blows a whistle and says: “Everybody out of the pool!”Today’s global oil and gas sector is no stranger to self-app… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in ...
  • Julian Fantino, Raf Souccar, Open Aleafia Inc. Health Clinic, Medical Pot Research Company Two men who spent their decades-long careers combating illegal drug use opened the doors to their medical marijuana-related company on Tuesday.Former Toronto police chief and Conservative MP Julian Fantino and ex-RCMP deputy commissioner Raf Souccar ha… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • It’s Unfair That Taxpayers Are Keeping This Ferry Afloat Canada’s federal Crown corporations are a motley bunch. A few, like the Bank of Canada, are mostly viewed as indispensable. Most, such as a litany of museums or port authorities, attract little attention because of their benign purpose and relatively s… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • 3 Reasons Why Canada Should Invest More In Polytechnic Education The G7 met in late September to discuss how the nature of work is changing, and how, largely, automation is driving that change. Canada’s Employment, Workforce Development, and Labour Minister Patty Hajdu, along with her counterparts, discussed the cha… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Trudeau Dishing ‘A Lot Of Baloney’ With Claim On Tax Cheats OTTAWA — “Our investments have already yielded results. We are on track to recuperate $25 billion from our efforts against tax avoidance and tax evasion.” — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.——-There are two certainties in life, and one of … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Most Canadians Rate Justin Trudeau’s Economic Performance Rated As Poor, Very Poor, Or Average: Poll Canada may have the fastest-growing economy in the G7, but that doesn’t mean Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his government will get the credit, according to a recent poll.Just one-quarter of Canadians would describe Trudeau’s economic performance as… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Updated U.S. List Highlights Tougher NAFTA Demands MEXICO CITY — The United States has published an updated list of NAFTA negotiating objectives to reflect some of its tougher-than-anticipated demands in a reminder of the difficult hoeing ahead as parties seek fertile ground for a deal.The U.S. t… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Canada’s Top 1 Per Cent See Soaring Incomes: StatsCan OTTAWA — Canada’s wealthiest one per cent saw their share of total income rise for the first time in nearly a decade in 2015, thanks to growing dividends, says Statistics Canada.About 270,000 Canadians in this category accounted for 11.2 per cent… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Flooding Farmland For B.C.’s Site C Dam Is Economic Folly As many countries move away from big hydro projects, B.C.’s government must decide whether to continue work on the Site C dam. The controversial mega-project would flood a 100-kilometre stretch of the Peace River Valley and provide enough power for the… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Alberta To Control Online Pot Sales, But Private Operators Allowed To Sell Weed In Stores EDMONTON — The Alberta government plans to control the online sale of legalized marijuana but will leave over-the-counter sales to private operators.Justice Minister Kathleen Ganley introduced the rules in proposed legislation Thursday, but detai… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • In the driving seat Which is the best insurance technology for young drivers: Black box or dash cam? Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • Budget 2017: Double Budget effect on your finances Here is what we already know about changes to your finances ahead of a second Budget of the year. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Global banks flag concerns over U.S. Senate tax proposal WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Global banks raised concerns on Friday over a provision in the U.S. Senate tax bill aimed at cracking down on tax avoidance by multinational corporations that they said could… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • Wells Fargo consumer lending head axed after disparaging regulators: source NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Wells Fargo & Co fired Franklin Codel, its head of consumer lending, over a conversation he had with a former employee about compensation in which he disparaged U.S…. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • Steep alcohol taxes drive Turkey’s drinkers to home-brew ANKARA (Reuters) – Carefully testing the temperature of a bucket of fermenting beer, Onder Ceyhan pushes back the foam to add a touch of yeast to his latest batch of home-brewed drink. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Wells Fargo dismisses consumer lending head Codel NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Wells Fargo & Co has fired its head of consumer lending over unsuitable communications he had with a former employee, the bank said on Friday, the latest upheaval at a… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Canadian Mortgage Holders Risk ‘Payment Shock,’ Ratings Agency Warns Mortgage holders, prepare to pay more. Canada’s mortgage rates are starting to reverse a three-decade-long downward trend, a new report says, and the result could be “payment shock” for mortgage holders. In a report issued Wednesday, Toronto-based credit ratings agency DBRS said we are entering an era where households renewing their mortgages will face higher, rather than ...
  • Quebec Liberal MPs In Awkward Spot As Feds Rule Out Netflix Tax OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is standing firm on his promise not to impose a tax on Netflix and Liberal MPs from Quebec, where the province is prepared to do it alone, say they’ll live with his decision — at least for now.Backbenc… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Hands-on with Microsoft’s high-end Surface Book 2  Microsoft’s Surface Book 2 is the most powerful mobile Surface device yet. It easily blows away the Surface Pro, Surface Laptop and, of course, the old Surface Book. It’s also one of the odder devices in the lineup, though. It’s… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Macron is popular – at least when he’s imprisoned in a snow globe PARIS (Reuters) – His ratings may be down, but snow globes containing pictures of French President Emmanuel Macron are flying off the shelves in Paris – bought both by fans and by those who want to… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Hedge fund bet on Glencore backfires with $100 million loss LONDON (Reuters) – London hedge fund giant Lansdowne Partners lost $100 million from a long-term bet against Glencore this year after the spectacular recovery of the miner took some by surprise. … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Wells Fargo dismisses consumer lending head Franklin Codel (Reuters) – Wells Fargo & Co has fired its head of consumer lending over an inappropriate interaction with a former team member, the bank said on Friday, the latest bout of upheaval at a lender… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Household finances under strain as Nationwide warns of tough times ahead Building society warns ‘sluggish’ economy, Brexit uncertainty, weak wage increases and rising inflation are hurting customers’ financesHousehold finances are under worsening pressure, according to Nationwide building society, which reported a fall in p… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • China sets sweeping new rules to regulate $15 trillion asset management products BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s central bank on Friday issued sweeping guidelines to tighten rules on asset management business, the latest step by Beijing to fend off systemic risks in the country’s… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...