17 Dec 2017

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Special counsel obtains thousands of Trump transition emails

Special counsel obtains thousands of Trump transition emailsWASHINGTON (AP) - Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian contacts with President Donald Trump's campaign has gained access to thousands of emails sent and received by Trump officials before the start of his administration, the general counsel for Trump's transition organization said.


17 Dec 2017 10:22pm GMT

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Trump year one: better scorecard than predicted

Tax bill will give ammunition to respond to disgruntled Republican voters

17 Dec 2017 8:50pm GMT

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Here's how Amazon's and Apple's new smart speakers stack up with consumers (AMZN, AAPL)

Here's how Amazon's and Apple's new smart speakers stack up with consumers (AMZN, AAPL)This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. Smart speakers - Amazon's Echo, for example - are the latest device category poised to take a chunk of our increasingly digital lives.


17 Dec 2017 8:07pm GMT

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US companies set to be big winners from Trump’s tax reform

Oil refiners, airlines, banks and Buffett group among the major beneficiaries

17 Dec 2017 6:27pm GMT

Portugal’s economic revival reaches turning point

Fitch awards coveted investment grade for country's borrowing

17 Dec 2017 5:42pm GMT

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For witnesses, calling out sexual harassment is complicated

For witnesses, calling out sexual harassment is complicatedNEW YORK (AP) - Life was going well for Christopher Partee when the woman approached him in tears.


17 Dec 2017 5:28pm GMT

Disney's `Last Jedi’ Blasts Its Way to $220 Million Opening

Disney's `Last Jedi’ Blasts Its Way to $220 Million OpeningThe Force is strong with this one, too.


17 Dec 2017 4:58pm GMT

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GDP forecasts are difficult, especially about the future

17 Dec 2017 4:46pm GMT

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Delta Picks the Airbus A321neo Over Boeing's 737 MAX

Delta Picks the Airbus A321neo Over Boeing's 737 MAXLast week, Delta Air Lines completed a long-awaited order for next-generation narrowbody planes. But its decision may have had more to do with engines than with the aircraft themselves.


17 Dec 2017 4:40pm GMT

Didn't Get a Raise This Year? Here Are 3 Stocks That Will Pay Their Investors More in 2018

Didn't Get a Raise This Year? Here Are 3 Stocks That Will Pay Their Investors More in 2018These companies have already announced big dividend increases not only for 2018 and expect that trend to continue in those that follow.


17 Dec 2017 4:33pm GMT

Should You Claim Social Security at 70?

Should You Claim Social Security at 70?Waiting until 70 to access your benefits can result in an automatic increase. But under certain circumstances, holding off just isn't smart.


17 Dec 2017 4:09pm GMT

Strike over Teva Pharm job cuts briefly shuts down Israel

Strike over Teva Pharm job cuts briefly shuts down IsraelIsrael's main public-sector labour union staged a half-day strike on Sunday, closing the airport, stock exchange, banks and all government ministries to protest at mass layoffs planned by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries. Debt-ridden Teva, one of Israel's largest companies and the world's largest generics drugmaker, said last week it would cut its global workforce by more than a quarter, or 14,000 jobs. Some 1,700 jobs will be cut and a manufacturing site will be closed in Israel.


17 Dec 2017 4:05pm GMT

How Ex-Microsoft exec Bob Muglia triumphed over two humiliating demotions to become CEO of hot startup Snowflake (MSFT)

How Ex-Microsoft exec Bob Muglia triumphed over two humiliating demotions to become CEO of hot startup Snowflake (MSFT)After a 23-year career at Microsoft and two-years at Juniper Networks, Bob Muglia has spent the last four years in his first CEO role, happily running a fast-growing cloud database startup called Snowflake. Muglia is also the first to admit that he will also forever be known as the guy who suffered two pretty humiliating career crashes under former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.


17 Dec 2017 4:00pm GMT

Cornyn Says It `Would Be a Mistake' to Fire Mueller

Cornyn Says It `Would Be a Mistake' to Fire MuellerJohn Cornyn, the Senate's No. 2 Republican, said it "would be a mistake" for President Donald Trump to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller.


17 Dec 2017 3:59pm GMT

House Speaker Paul Ryan denies retirement rumors

House Speaker Paul Ryan denies retirement rumorsFox News contributor Karl Rove shares his perspective on 'Sunday Morning Futures.'


17 Dec 2017 3:46pm GMT

Brady: A better tax bill came out of conference committee

Brady: A better tax bill came out of conference committeeRep. Kevin Brady discusses the finalized GOP tax reform bill on 'Sunday Morning Futures.'


17 Dec 2017 3:27pm GMT

Intel's Processor Price List vs. Reality

Intel's Processor Price List vs. RealityInvestors shouldn't use Intel's official price list to determine what it actually charges its major customers.


17 Dec 2017 3:03pm GMT

When I Save for Retirement, I Choose the Roth IRA. Here's Why.

When I Save for Retirement, I Choose the Roth IRA. Here's Why.For me, it's a no-brainer.


17 Dec 2017 2:49pm GMT

I traveled for weeks with an iPhone X as my only computer — here's what I loved, and what Apple needs to improve (AAPL)

I traveled for weeks with an iPhone X as my only computer — here's what I loved, and what Apple needs to improve (AAPL)I took my new iPhone X with me on a weeks-long vacation to Italy, forgoing a laptop or tablet.The phone's camera and the battery life made it an amazing travel buddy, and I never felt like I needed a "real" digital camera.But the experience wasn't perfect. Among other things, the nearly borderless screen on its front made the phone unwieldy to use at times.


17 Dec 2017 2:30pm GMT

If You're in Your 60s, Consider Buying These 2 Stocks

If You're in Your 60s, Consider Buying These 2 StocksAs you enter your retirement years, you'll want a mix of income and inflation protection, and these two high-yielders should fit the bill.


17 Dec 2017 2:15pm GMT

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Catalonia votes, Bank of Japan, FedEx results

Your FT guide to this week's big events

17 Dec 2017 12:21pm GMT

15 Dec 2017

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Cash controversy: The High Streets with too many ATMs

The cash machine industry and the network are at loggerheads over closure plans.

15 Dec 2017 9:59pm GMT

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Trump closes in on landmark US tax reform

Rubio and Corker back bill after move to win over wavering Republican lawmakers

15 Dec 2017 9:16pm GMT

Philip Hammond opens London forex markets to China banks

Initiative part of chancellor's trip to Beijing to build trade relationship

15 Dec 2017 5:55pm GMT

UK households under most financial strain in 5 years

Proportion with high levels of mortgage debt compared with income has increased

15 Dec 2017 3:56pm GMT

Ireland’s outsized economic growth skewed by multinationals

15 Dec 2017 2:42pm GMT

US industrial production growth hits the brakes in November

15 Dec 2017 2:35pm GMT

Banking union v fiscal union, part 2

Europe's bank reforms are the most promising way forward for the euro

15 Dec 2017 1:55pm GMT

Daily briefing: Republicans taxed over bill, EU allows Brexit phase 2, Banksy in Bethlehem

Two Republican senators' reluctance to support the tax bill could spell its defeat

15 Dec 2017 12:24pm GMT

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Digitally preserving Africa's artefacts

The National Museum of Kenya has started a new programme to digitally preserve African artefacts.

15 Dec 2017 11:55am GMT

Turning the cactus into a cash crop

Food technologist and entrepreneur Dr Evelyn Okoth is turning cactus into a cash crop.

15 Dec 2017 11:42am GMT

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Russia surprises with half-point interest rate cut

15 Dec 2017 10:54am GMT

Eurozone goods trade surplus narrows in October from previous year

15 Dec 2017 10:22am GMT

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Minimum price 'would increase cost of 70% of alcohol'

There will be sharp increase in the cost of alcohol if a minimum price is introduced, say researchers.

15 Dec 2017 8:32am GMT

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Charts of the Year: Risk assets running into trouble?

15 Dec 2017 8:31am GMT

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Japan expands unilateral sanctions against North Korea

Nearly 20 entities have been targeted as Japan widens its blacklist of companies trading with Pyongyang.

15 Dec 2017 4:55am GMT

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Japan business sentiment hits 11-year high

Growing exports and stronger domestic demand boost corporate sector

15 Dec 2017 3:26am GMT

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How public relations became a million dollar idea

The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how public relations became a million dollar idea.

15 Dec 2017 12:17am GMT

14 Dec 2017

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Scottish income tax changes unveiled

Higher and middle earners will pay more than elsewhere in the UK, but lower earners will pay less.

14 Dec 2017 9:45pm GMT

Disney-Fox: Five things it could mean

The BBC's Andrew Neil has five things the $52.4bn (£39bn) tie-up could mean.

14 Dec 2017 7:28pm GMT

Eurozone economy to grow at faster rate, says central bank

The European Central Bank expects GDP to rise further but inflation will stay below target.

14 Dec 2017 3:16pm GMT

Bank sees boost from Brexit progress

The Bank of England says progress in Brexit talks is likely to boost household and business confidence.

14 Dec 2017 1:34pm GMT

Black Friday lifts UK retail sales in November

Deals on electrical household appliances boosted sales in November, official figures suggest.

14 Dec 2017 11:06am GMT

China's central bank raises interest rates after Fed rise

Beijing is trying to stop money from moving out of the country in search of stronger returns.

14 Dec 2017 6:00am GMT

13 Dec 2017

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Republican lawmakers say historic tax deal is agreed

Republicans reportedly say they have agreed the biggest overhaul of the country's tax system in 30 years.

13 Dec 2017 11:12pm GMT

US Federal Reserve raises interest rates again

The US central bank has moved to increase interest rates for the third time this year.

13 Dec 2017 9:33pm GMT

Wage squeeze continues for British households

Earnings grew by 2.3% in the three months to October, lagging inflation for a seventh month.

13 Dec 2017 1:12pm GMT

The small jeans firm with a big ambition

With a workforce of just 15 people, the Hiut Denim Company now sells its jeans around the world from its small factory in rural Wales.

13 Dec 2017 12:11am GMT