16 Jul 2019

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Amlo makes economic mis-steps as Bolsonaro delivers reforms

Mexico's populist agenda threatens Latin America's second-largest economy

16 Jul 2019 5:06pm GMT

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Christine Lagarde resigns as head of IMF

It comes ahead of a decision on Ms Lagarde's nomination to become head of the European Central Bank.

16 Jul 2019 4:35pm GMT

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Trump tries to woo Fed in China trade fight

President's wish could come true as Jay Powell steers US central bank towards possible rate cut

16 Jul 2019 4:05pm GMT

IMF chief Christine Lagarde resigns following ECB nomination

16 Jul 2019 3:45pm GMT

Time for the ECB to admit its policy arsenal is exhausted

Further rate cuts or bond-buying will benefit fixed-income investors but nobody else

16 Jul 2019 3:20pm GMT

Drags on China’s growth are homegrown

Post-crisis stimulus has sent debt rising to levels that limit Beijing's options

16 Jul 2019 2:09pm GMT

China looks to its consumers to help economy weather trade war

Economists fear falling exports will hit factory jobs and undermine domestic demand

16 Jul 2019 11:46am GMT

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Wage growth at highest rate since 2008

Official figures also show a record number in employment as the labour market remains "strong".

16 Jul 2019 10:41am GMT

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The case for sane globalism remains strong

Today's most pressing policy challenges require multilateral co-operation

16 Jul 2019 10:40am GMT

Death of Phillips curve brings political foes together

Republican and Democrat convergence risks being grounded in diverging theories of how US economy works

16 Jul 2019 9:53am GMT

German economic expectations even gloomier in July — Zew

Gulf tensions, US-China trade dispute and Brexit drive greater pessimism among analysts

16 Jul 2019 9:30am GMT

Memory chip prices soar as S Korea-Japan row escalates

Tokyo restricts imports of key materials to world's largest manufacturers

16 Jul 2019 9:28am GMT

French central banker says ECB should not be markets driven

Villeroy de Galhau's comments come as survey points to German economic gloom

16 Jul 2019 9:28am GMT

Virgin Galactic channels Thomas Piketty

Space is the place, if you're extremely rich.

16 Jul 2019 9:18am GMT

UK wage growth rises with jobless rate at 45-year low

Data point to 'strong' labour market despite Brexit uncertainty

16 Jul 2019 8:54am GMT

European governments must loosen purse strings, warns OECD

EU not adequately prepared for a potential shock and must boost growth

16 Jul 2019 4:00am GMT

Does investing in emerging markets still make sense?

Apart from China and India, there is little sign that developing economies are converging with the developed world

16 Jul 2019 4:00am GMT

Demand grows for lawyers in secretive Cfius world

Firms target small number of attorneys who can navigate US national security reviews

16 Jul 2019 4:00am GMT

15 Jul 2019

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Facebook's Libra could be misused, says treasury chief Mnuchin

Steven Mnuchin joins other powerful voices in warning that the cryptocurrency could be misused.

15 Jul 2019 8:51pm GMT

Two million workers could become eligible for statutory sick pay

The government says it wants to extend eligibility to the lowest paid employees.

15 Jul 2019 2:42pm GMT

New face of the Bank of England's £50 note is revealed as Alan Turing

The note - once called the currency of corrupt elites - gets a makeover with the image of a computer pioneer.

15 Jul 2019 12:12pm GMT

China's economy grows at slowest pace since 1990s

China's economy has been slowing despite Beijing's efforts to boost spending and cut taxes.

15 Jul 2019 10:59am GMT

Politics of automation: Factory workers and robots

Humans and robots working together in a factory may excite some tech geeks, but worry others who fear job losses.

15 Jul 2019 10:47am GMT

The pound's fall: A tale of two cities

More Americans are visiting London and splashing the cash as Brits in New York are counting the cents.

15 Jul 2019 7:55am GMT

Trade negotiators wanted to fill Brexit gap

Liam Fox wants to train new trade negotiators. Opponents say it is a last-minute scramble.

15 Jul 2019 12:43am GMT

14 Jul 2019

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Scottish wind power output at record high

Research suggests turbines could power over four million homes in a "wind energy revolution".

14 Jul 2019 11:26pm GMT

Lavazza boss: bringing new blood into the family firm.

CEO Secret: How family-owned coffee firm Lavazza brought in new blood in its bid to go global.

14 Jul 2019 11:11pm GMT

12 Jul 2019

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Renting: How landlords can refuse to let to tenants with children

Landlords can decide to rule out tenants with children when letting a home, but some say that is unfair.

12 Jul 2019 9:01pm GMT

Rory Cellan-Jones: 'My proton beam therapy diary'

Rory Cellan-Jones kept a video diary of the proton beam therapy he received for his eye tumour.

12 Jul 2019 11:41am GMT

Thomas Cook boss: 'Our customers' holidays are secure'

Struggling Thomas Cook, which is planning a £750m cash injection, seeks to reassure customers.

12 Jul 2019 8:53am GMT

11 Jul 2019

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How the cash machine became a million dollar idea

The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the ATM or cash machine became a million dollar idea.

11 Jul 2019 11:10pm GMT

An artisan baker's recipe for success

How do you make a business rise like a bread roll in the oven?

11 Jul 2019 11:09pm 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