23 May 2019

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Oil heads for biggest fall of the year

Rising US inventories and China trade spat knock Brent crude lower

23 May 2019 2:33pm GMT

Latest China tariffs to cost US households $100bn annually — NY Fed

Higher levy on Chinese goods will 'create economic distortions', researchers warn

23 May 2019 2:18pm GMT

US stocks sink at the open on renewed trade tension

Sell-off extends monthly decline that is on track to be worst since December plunge

23 May 2019 1:41pm GMT

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Set curfew for online money lending, say academics

Research says late-night online access to credit means people borrow more than they can afford to repay.

23 May 2019 1:21pm GMT

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Why Germany really needs to blow out its budget

Upgrading the country's creaking infrastructure is essential, at a time of free money

23 May 2019 1:18pm GMT

Modern monetary theory offers insights into the eurozone

Thanks to ECB governor Mario Draghi the euro area has a way of dealing with fiscal freeriding

23 May 2019 1:00pm GMT

Panasonic halts some shipments to Huawei

Taiwan chipmaker TSMC says it will continue supplies despite US ban

23 May 2019 12:43pm GMT

Huawei/chips: strong Arm tactics

China's dependence on foreign suppliers has been cruelly exposed

23 May 2019 12:23pm GMT

Hikvision braces for inclusion on US export blacklist

Surveillance equipment maker faces threat of ban as Washington moves to target Chinese tech groups

23 May 2019 12:03pm GMT

Trade slowdown is more dangerous than in the past

Before, weak investment hurt trade. Today, it is the other way round

23 May 2019 9:45am GMT

Eurozone manufacturing contracts as trade tensions weigh

Services sector resilient but factory output shrank in May, survey data show

23 May 2019 8:25am GMT

Why China doesn't want to breach its renminbi red line

It will create a lot of volatility.

23 May 2019 7:30am GMT

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HS2 boss: Business case for Northern extension is 'clear'

Mark Thurston says the "real prize" for the UK would be the completion of the high-speed rail network.

23 May 2019 6:39am GMT

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Vietnam’s trade surplus with the US jumps 45%

Tariffs on Chinese exports open door to wave of imports from rest of Asia

23 May 2019 4:01am GMT

US companies reshape supply chains after China ultimatum

Trump's tariffs force businesses to respond rapidly with production shift

23 May 2019 4:00am GMT

Trade war sparks fears of China weaponising Treasuries

Recent $20bn sale of US debt could not be explained by typical ebb and flow of Beijing's holdings

23 May 2019 3:00am GMT

Japan flash manufacturing PMI turns negative on trade fears

23 May 2019 1:00am GMT

22 May 2019

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Trump trade war could sink China’s biofuel plans

Government to miss fuel ethanol target as US corn shipments dry up on higher tariffs

22 May 2019 10:00pm GMT

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Tackling the world's single-use plastic problem

Tackling the world's single-use plastic problem

22 May 2019 4:48pm GMT

PMQs: Corbyn and May on saving British Steel and jobs

Jeremy Corbyn says the government has "again failed our steel industry" with thousands of jobs at risk at British Steel and in its supply chain.

22 May 2019 11:37am GMT

North-South divide in house prices

Property values fell by 1.9% in London in the year to March, but rose by 3.6% in Yorkshire and Humberside.

22 May 2019 10:50am GMT

Energy bills push inflation to 2019 high

Consumer inflation was 2.1% in April, boosted by energy price rises and air fares.

22 May 2019 9:25am GMT

Holidaymakers hit as pound slides

As half-term holidays loom, the pound fell below $1.27 for the first time since January.

22 May 2019 7:07am GMT

21 May 2019

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If a house was designed by machine, how would it look?

This house was designed using algorithms and machines. They chose complex, organic-looking forms.

21 May 2019 11:30pm GMT

20 May 2019

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How Japan is keeping people with dementia safe

Each year in Japan thousands of elderly dementia sufferers go missing, but technology can now help.

20 May 2019 11:20pm GMT

The Nobel prize-winner tackling Parkinson's

Nobel prize-winner Randy Schekman is launching a new project to tackle Parkinson's disease.

20 May 2019 11:20pm GMT

Middlesbrough: Keeping the flames alive at final foundry

There is only one foundry left in Middlesbrough - the town once known as Ironopolis.

20 May 2019 11:09pm GMT

Japan economy beats expectations of slowdown

Analysts had tipped the world's third largest economy would shrink slightly at the start of 2019.

20 May 2019 4:28am GMT

19 May 2019

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Warning over 'new eurozone crisis'

A senior adviser to the German government fears another European financial crisis could be brewing.

19 May 2019 10:00pm GMT

16 May 2019

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US-China trade war: What could Beijing do next?

China has various options at its disposal, beyond tariffs, in the power struggle with the United States.

16 May 2019 8:59am GMT

29 Apr 2019

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Why the bicycle's future looks bright

The bicycle ushered in a manufacturing revolution as well as a social one, and is doing so again.

29 Apr 2019 11:11pm GMT

02 Apr 2019

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What can bees teach economists about how markets work?

The relationship between bees, honey and apple trees offers surprising insights about financial markets.

02 Apr 2019 11:03pm GMT

20 Sep 2018

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Micron Poised to Report Great Results, but the Outlook Matters More

Micron Poised to Report Great Results, but the Outlook Matters MoreAnalysts are starting to worry about DRAM pricing, predicting a rougher 2019.


20 Sep 2018 3:55pm GMT

GE says four HA turbines in U.S. shut down due to blade problem

GE says four HA turbines in U.S. shut down due to blade problemGeneral Electric Co said on Thursday that four of its flagship power turbines in the United States have been shut down due to a problem with turbine blades that was discovered at an electrical power plant ...


20 Sep 2018 3:48pm GMT

Friday Is Going to Be a Huge Day for Stock Traders

Friday Is Going to Be a Huge Day for Stock TradersTwo major market events that have the potential to send U.S. equity volumes sky-high will collide Friday. The first is the quarterly event known as "quadruple witching" -- when futures and options on indexes and individual stocks expire. The anticipated spike in turbulence will hit a market already roiled by rising trade tensions between the U.S. and China.


20 Sep 2018 3:41pm GMT

Under Armour to cut 400 more jobs in turnaround push, shares rise

Under Armour to cut 400 more jobs in turnaround push, shares rise"Competition still remains an issue," said Neil Saunders, managing director of GlobalData Retail. Initial signs from channel checks and online sales are that Nike is also set to get a boost from a controversial ad campaign, launched earlier this month, featuring former NFL player Colin Kaepernick.


20 Sep 2018 3:39pm GMT

New U.S. LNG projects, enough to double exports, on verge of launch

New U.S. LNG projects, enough to double exports, on verge of launchNew U.S. liquefied natural gas terminals with enough capacity to double U.S. exports have either begun commissioning their facilities or are waiting for approval from the energy regulator, a review of their documents showed this week. Although long planned, the actual commissioning of plants has been a moving target in the past. It also opens the taps for large volumes to hit the spot market before long-term commercial contracts are formerly triggered.


20 Sep 2018 3:30pm GMT

The Canadian cannabis producer that was in talks with Coca-Cola to make a CBD-infused drink is reportedly targeting a US IPO in October

The Canadian cannabis producer that was in talks with Coca-Cola to make a CBD-infused drink is reportedly targeting a US IPO in OctoberAurora Cannabis is planning for a US initial public offering in October, the company's chief corporate officer said. The Canadian cannabis producer was reportedly in talks with Coca-Cola to make a CBD-infused drink. Marijuana stocks have been red-hot as of late.


20 Sep 2018 3:22pm GMT

Why Is Nvidia (NVDA) Stock Down Today?

Why Is Nvidia (NVDA) Stock Down Today?Shares of Nvidia (NVDA) were down more than 2% shortly after the open Thursday as investors reacted to a fresh research note from Morgan Stanley that raised questions about performance in the company's gaming division.


20 Sep 2018 3:12pm GMT

Amazon just accidentally leaked details about 2 new Alexa devices ahead of an event today

Amazon just accidentally leaked details about 2 new Alexa devices ahead of an event todayListings for an Amazon Echo Sub subwoofer and an Amazon Smart Plug were leaked ahead of a company event on Thursday. The subwoofer is designed to work with Amazon's Echo speakers, which would also get stereo sound functionality, according to the leaked listings on Amazon UK first spotted by the website Pocket-lint. The Amazon Smart Plug would give basic Alexa functionality to devices plugged into it.


20 Sep 2018 2:54pm GMT

A $10 billion marijuana producer just spun off its venture arm in the hopes it will become the 'Google Ventures of cannabis' (RIV)

A $10 billion marijuana producer just spun off its venture arm in the hopes it will become the 'Google Ventures of cannabis' (RIV)Canopy Rivers, the venture-capital arm of Canopy Growth, made its debut on the Toronto Stock Exchange Thursday morning at $18.44 per share. The company, which makes minority investments in burgeoning marijuana companies, in an attempt to become the "Google Ventures of cannabis," found its way onto the exchange via a reverse takeover with a company formerly known as AIM2 Ventures.


20 Sep 2018 2:50pm GMT

Will Amazon's New Sub Sink Sonos?

Will Amazon's New Sub Sink Sonos?Shares of Sonos have fallen 32% over the past seven trading days, and it might only get worse if Amazon's Echo Sub makes a splash ahead of the holiday shopping season.


20 Sep 2018 2:46pm GMT

How Pepsi-Co, Tesla and Michael Jordan are helping the Carolinas

How Pepsi-Co, Tesla and Michael Jordan are helping the CarolinasAnheuser-Busch and other beverage makers donated cans of drinking water to victims of Hurricane Florence. Early estimates show that Hurricane Florence has left a $22 billion path of devastation in its wake, with $2.5 billion in insured losses so far. Hundreds of thousands of people are still without power in North Carolina, and flooding remains at dangerous levels.


20 Sep 2018 2:42pm GMT

SQM vs. Albemarle vs. FMC Corp.: Which Had the Best Lithium Results in Q2?

SQM vs. Albemarle vs. FMC Corp.: Which Had the Best Lithium Results in Q2?If you're interested in lithium stocks, this comparison should help you make investment decisions.


20 Sep 2018 2:00pm GMT

Is The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) Worth US$45.96 Based On Intrinsic Value?

Is The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) Worth US$45.96 Based On Intrinsic Value?How far off is The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) from its intrinsic value? Using the most recent financial data, I am going to take a look at whether the stock isRead More...


20 Sep 2018 1:27pm GMT

It feels like Apple is being cheap by not including an important accessory with the $1,000 iPhone XS

It feels like Apple is being cheap by not including an important accessory with the $1,000 iPhone XSApple's new $1,000 iPhone XS doesn't come with a fast-charging brick. You'd need to spend $70 on the relevant accessories to fast-charge the $1,000 iPhone XS. With a starting price of $1,000, the iPhone XS should come with a fast-charging brick.


20 Sep 2018 12:59pm GMT

A former exec at Google and Facebook doesn't just expect job candidates to negotiate their offer — she hopes they will

A former exec at Google and Facebook doesn't just expect job candidates to negotiate their offer — she hopes they willLibby Leffler, a former Facebook executive and Google employee, is now the vice president of membership at SoFi. Leffler said she always expects job candidates to negotiate their job offer because it shows how they'll behave once they get hired. Negotiating a job offer is a notoriously harrowing process, especially if you've never done it before and assume the world will explode if you request a dollar more.


20 Sep 2018 12:58pm GMT

Nokia Launches Innovative Services to Boost Profitability

Nokia Launches Innovative Services to Boost ProfitabilityNokia's (NOK) end-to-end portfolio of products, services and licensing for wide-ranging customers will likely help it recover lost ground.


20 Sep 2018 12:51pm GMT