22 Mar 2019

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Turkish lira slumps almost 3% with domestic banks stepping back

Central bank suspends one-week repo auctions

22 Mar 2019 2:26pm GMT

US yield curve measure inverts for first time since 2007

Landmark moment for metric watched by the Federal Reserve as an indicator of recession

22 Mar 2019 1:59pm GMT

German 10-year bond yield slips below zero

Gloomy new economic data and dovish shift in global monetary policy spark rally in Bunds

22 Mar 2019 11:47am GMT

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22 Mar 2019 11:30am GMT

Alan Krueger left the world a better place

The professor showed by example how to be an economist, public servant and colleague

22 Mar 2019 11:26am GMT

Why Italy wants China’s Belt and Road Initiative

Stuttering economy lags EU peers as a trade and investment partner for Beijing

22 Mar 2019 5:00am GMT

Ghana plots 50-year bond after 30-year flies off shelves

Robust demand for yield leads to coupon cut for Accra's $3bn debt sale

22 Mar 2019 4:00am GMT

Japan flash manufacturing PMI unchanged in March despite output drop

Slack international and domestic demand saw output fall to 3-year low

22 Mar 2019 12:57am GMT

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'Pink tax': Should personal care products for women cost more?

Should personal care products marketed to women cost more? And is there actually any difference?

22 Mar 2019 12:22am GMT

KFC's UK and Ireland boss talks about the day the chicken chain ran out of chicken

KFC's UK and Ireland managing director Paula MacKenzie talks about the day the chicken chain ran out of chicken.

22 Mar 2019 12:17am GMT

Filipino firm Jollibee takes on US fried chicken chains

The battle for crispy, deep-fried chicken is on. There is a new kid in town and it is not American.

22 Mar 2019 12:15am GMT

21 Mar 2019

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Brexit: Europe's no-deal preparation 'falls short'

Business trade groups across Europe warn the European Commission about its own Brexit planning, Newsnight learns.

21 Mar 2019 9:52pm GMT

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Sector optimism drives chipmakers back to record high territory

21 Mar 2019 7:51pm GMT

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Why women's jeans are getting higher and higher

Levi Strauss boss Chip Bergh talks women's jeans with the BBC's Michelle Fleury.

21 Mar 2019 6:56pm GMT

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The Fed has shifted to a far more appropriate stance

The US central bank has improved both its analysis and its messaging

21 Mar 2019 6:25pm GMT

Treasury yield curve narrows to lowest since 2007

Fed's dovish turn has led 10-year yields sharply lower

21 Mar 2019 4:12pm GMT

Benchmark Treasury yield hits year-low after Fed move

Investor concern over US economic outlook sends 10-year yield below 2.5%

21 Mar 2019 3:02pm GMT

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Brexit: Port of Dover warns of travel disruption risk

The boss of the UK's busiest port says Brexit could cause delays and queues later this month.

21 Mar 2019 2:40pm GMT

UK interest rates on hold amid Brexit impasse

Bank of England says the outlook will depend "significantly on the nature and timing of EU withdrawal".

21 Mar 2019 2:30pm GMT

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EU procurement: will member states buy it?

Commission dusts off old proposal for pan-EU retaliatory weapon

21 Mar 2019 1:48pm GMT

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Italy takes a shine to China's New Silk Road

Italy is ready to let Chinese money build its infrastructure - but its allies remain sceptical.

21 Mar 2019 12:05pm GMT

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BoE holds interest rates as Brexit clouds outlook

Policymakers in a 'wait and see' mode as economic indicators unclear

21 Mar 2019 12:04pm GMT

US agriculture secretary warns on China’s trade tactics

Sonny Perdue says Beijing's 'attitudes' are hardening in talks to resolve spat

21 Mar 2019 11:20am GMT

The shift away from Libor could threaten stability

Investors should not be too sanguine about transition from scandal-linked rate

21 Mar 2019 11:10am GMT

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UK retail sales up but food spending falls

Sales at food stores in February saw the biggest fall since December 2016, official figures show.

21 Mar 2019 11:05am GMT

20 Mar 2019

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Brexit: Sterling falls on no-deal worries

Business condemns continuing uncertainty, as the pound sinks on fresh no-deal concern.

20 Mar 2019 10:10pm GMT

Slower US growth means no rate rise for 2019, says Fed

The central bank had hinted at two rises this year, but is more cautious due to slower economic growth.

20 Mar 2019 8:00pm GMT

Government spends £7m as no-deal ferry bookings start

The money covers the first fortnight of the services, which will transport vital goods such as medicines.

20 Mar 2019 5:40pm GMT

Inflation rises on increases in the cost of food and wine

UK prices rose by 1.9% in February, nudged higher by duty on wine and higher food bills.

20 Mar 2019 12:06pm GMT

Trade war: US-China to resume face-to-face talks next week, reports say

The negotiations have taken longer than some had expected with contradictory comments on progress.

20 Mar 2019 5:32am GMT

Future transport: How will we get around in 2050?

The push for cleaner air will mean more electric vehicles that are driverless and shared, according to experts.

20 Mar 2019 12:02am GMT

19 Mar 2019

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Would congestion charge work in NYC?

New York could follow London by introducing a congestion charge, but will it benefit everyone?

19 Mar 2019 6:07pm 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