18 Aug 2017

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Taylor Swift left 'a blank space, baby' on social media

Taylor Swift left 'a blank space, baby' on social mediaTaylor Swift had a "blank space, baby" across social media Friday - and Swifties went wild. There was no immediate word from the Swift camp on what happened, but the "Blank Space" pop ...


18 Aug 2017 8:00pm GMT

Robin Thicke, model expecting baby on Alan Thicke's birthday

Robin Thicke, model expecting baby on Alan Thicke's birthdayRobin Thicke's girlfriend is pregnant, and their baby is due on the birthday of Thicke's late father, actor Alan Thicke. April Love Geary made the announcement on Instagram on Thursday alongside a sonogram ...


18 Aug 2017 7:58pm GMT

Foot Locker Shares Plummet as 2Q Results Disappoint

Foot Locker Shares Plummet as 2Q Results DisappointAug.18 -- Foot Locker Inc. reported second-quarter profit, sales, and margins that fell short of expectations, sending shares plummeting as much as 28 percent. Bloomberg Gadfly's Sarah Halzack examines the results on "Bloomberg Markets." (Halzack is a Bloomberg Gadfly columnist. The opinions expressed are her own.)


18 Aug 2017 7:28pm GMT

One of the ugliest stores in retail is crushing its competition

One of the ugliest stores in retail is crushing its competitionRoss Stores is breaking all the rules of traditional retail, and it has become an...


18 Aug 2017 6:44pm GMT

The car-traffic apocalypse of the total solar eclipse may be just getting started

The car-traffic apocalypse of the total solar eclipse may be just getting startedThe total solar eclipse of August 21 is almost upon the US. Approximately 7.4 million Americans...


18 Aug 2017 5:01pm GMT

Best New Cars for Teens

Best New Cars for TeensChoosing a car for a teen driver means making tough financial decisions at a time when all sorts of adult expenses loom on the horizon. The temptation-and often necessity-is to buy a cheap, bare-...


18 Aug 2017 4:55pm GMT

Steve Bannon is leaving the White House and may be returning to Breitbart

Steve Bannon is leaving the White House and may be returning to BreitbartSteve Bannon, the White House chief strategist, is leaving the Trump administration, multiple...


18 Aug 2017 4:42pm GMT

Bain, Cinven Clinch Stada Purchase in $6.3 Billion Deal

Bain, Cinven Clinch Stada Purchase in $6.3 Billion DealAug.18 -- Bain Capital and Cinven have succeeded in their pursuit of Stada Arzneimittel AG with an offer of $6.3 billion. Bloomberg's Sarah Syed reports on "Bloomberg Markets: European Close."


18 Aug 2017 4:33pm GMT

Why Qualcomm, Inc. (QCOM) Stock Is Bound for Greater Pain

Why Qualcomm, Inc. (QCOM) Stock Is Bound for Greater PainThe news surrounding Qualcomm, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) has not been good for some time. While the company's battle with Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has garnered the headlines of late, concern about Qualcomm isn't new. The weakness in Qualcomm has been driven by two primary factors.


18 Aug 2017 4:19pm GMT

A new report says 39 million contact lens wearers are at risk for severe eye damage — but it's largely preventable

A new report says 39 million contact lens wearers are at risk for severe eye damage — but it's largely preventableWhen people ask me why I don't wear contacts, I typically come up with some excuse to avoid...


18 Aug 2017 4:17pm GMT

More Americans are calling for Trump's impeachment than ever — here's how that would play out

More Americans are calling for Trump's impeachment than ever — here's how that would play outA new poll by PRRI released Thursday reveals rising support for President Donald Trump's...


18 Aug 2017 3:03pm GMT

Trump says 'radical Islamic terrorism must be stopped by whatever means necessary' in wake of Barcelona attack

Trump says 'radical Islamic terrorism must be stopped by whatever means necessary' in wake of Barcelona attackTweeting the morning after 13 people were killed in Barcelona after a van plowed through crowds...


18 Aug 2017 1:45pm GMT

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Black ownership rules polarise S African mining sector

Will the South African government's attempt at redressing inequalities in the mining industry actually destroy it?

18 Aug 2017 1:44pm GMT

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Canadian inflation rises as gasoline costs grow

18 Aug 2017 1:00pm GMT

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Heather Heyer's mother says she won't talk to Trump 'after what he said about my child'

Heather Heyer's mother says she won't talk to Trump 'after what he said about my child'Susan Bro, the mother of the woman killed amid the Charlottesville, Virginia, violence last...


18 Aug 2017 12:37pm GMT

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Chilean economy grows 0.9% on year

18 Aug 2017 12:01pm GMT

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Bottling the sea's 'healing qualities'

To satisfy a growing demand, a company in South Africa is extracting, bottling and selling sea water.

18 Aug 2017 10:41am GMT

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Daily briefing: Second Spain attack thwarted, third Trump council disbands, US markets plunge

Counter-terror operation by Spanish police has killed five people to stop a second attempted attack

18 Aug 2017 10:20am GMT

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The world’s largest floating solar farm is producing energy atop a former coal mine

The world’s largest floating solar farm is producing energy atop a former coal mineThe Chinese city of Huainan is rich in coal-very rich. By one 2008 estimate, it has nearly a fifth of all of China's coal reserves. Now the city has become home to the world's largest floating solar farm. Appropriately, it has been built atop a former coal mine, which had become a lake after being…


18 Aug 2017 9:00am GMT

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Taiwan GDP growth beats expectations as production rises

18 Aug 2017 8:59am GMT

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UVA alum Tina Fey returns to 'SNL' armed with cake to take down Trump and 'chinless turds' in Charlottesville

UVA alum Tina Fey returns to 'SNL' armed with cake to take down Trump and 'chinless turds' in CharlottesvilleTina Fey, a former coanchor of "Weekend Update" on "Saturday Night Live," returned to the studio...


18 Aug 2017 8:50am GMT

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Salmon sales surge as UK food exports hit record high

UK food and drink exports rise to £10.2bn in the first half of the year, the largest value on record.

18 Aug 2017 8:13am GMT

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Malaysia Q2 GDP outperforms on robust services and manufacturing

18 Aug 2017 4:23am GMT

Mental bias leaves us unprepared for disaster

We are always cutting cognitive corners, especially in finance

18 Aug 2017 4:00am GMT

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7 Laundry Detergents That Only Wash Money Down the Drain

7 Laundry Detergents That Only Wash Money Down the DrainIn case you're wondering, the detergents that Consumer Reports rated most highly were Tide Plus Ultra Stain Release and Persil ProClean Power-Liquid 2in1. Consumer Reports subscribers can view all of the publications' ratings of laundry detergents on its website. Yes, you can make your own laundry detergent for pennies on the dollar.


18 Aug 2017 3:01am GMT

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How the microwave oven became a million dollar idea

The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the microwave oven became a million dollar idea.

18 Aug 2017 12:05am GMT

17 Aug 2017

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Trump scraps infrastructure council plan

The president is dropping plans for the business panel after ending two other advisory groups.

17 Aug 2017 11:58pm GMT

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How business leaders lost faith in Trump

Advisory group members had hoped to tame president but decided they had to draw a line

17 Aug 2017 10:32pm GMT

US launches bid to rewrite trading relationships

Gideon Rachman discusses Trump's chances of success with Shawn Donnan and James Kynge

17 Aug 2017 2:10pm GMT

US first-time jobless claims fall to lowest since February

17 Aug 2017 12:39pm GMT

Euro falls after minutes show ECB concern at strength

Rise of single currency complicates central bank's efforts to hit inflation target

17 Aug 2017 12:19pm GMT

ECB minutes reveal concern over euro strength

Policy makers flag worries over possible overshooting in the repricing of currency

17 Aug 2017 11:41am GMT

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UK retail sales growth continues in July

Strong food sales drove a 0.3% increase in retail sales, while most other categories fell back.

17 Aug 2017 10:58am GMT

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Euro weakens as investors eye ECB minutes

17 Aug 2017 10:20am GMT

Daily briefing: Apple chief slams Trump, Bannon on China, Walmart reports

Tim Cook sends email to employees across globe condemning racism and bigotry

17 Aug 2017 10:11am GMT

Climbing imports shrink eurozone trade surplus

17 Aug 2017 9:12am GMT

UBS Wealth raises forecasts for French GDP

17 Aug 2017 8:56am GMT

Over $9tn of bonds trade with negative yields

How central banks created the most curious legacy of the financial crisis

17 Aug 2017 4:01am GMT

16 Aug 2017

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US calls for 'major' Nafta overhaul

Talks to revise the North American Free Trade Agreement began in Washington on Wednesday.

16 Aug 2017 11:19pm GMT

Nokia 8 smartphone takes 'bothie' videos

The phone streams video from its front and rear cameras at the same time to Facebook or YouTube .

16 Aug 2017 6:45pm GMT

National Minimum Wage: Workers win £2m compensation

The government's latest campaign lists 230 employers who failed to pay the minimum wage.

16 Aug 2017 6:00pm GMT

UK Brexit position paper opposes Irish border posts

The government does not envisage border posts or CCTV cameras along the 300-mile Irish land frontier.

16 Aug 2017 5:33pm GMT

Amazon to open new Severn Beach warehouse in 2018

The retail giant says its new Bristol warehouse will create over 1,000 jobs.

16 Aug 2017 5:11pm GMT

'We can't get the skilled staff'

Stuart Gardner, the boss of British motorbike maker Norton, says that a shortage of skilled employees is holding his firm back.

16 Aug 2017 4:32pm GMT

UK unemployment falls to new 42-year low

The jobless rate has fallen to 4.4% official figures show, but the squeeze on real incomes continues.

16 Aug 2017 12:07pm GMT

Is the wages puzzle getting less puzzling?

The latest unemployment figures may finally provide a clue on how to solve the wages puzzle.

16 Aug 2017 10:31am GMT

15 Aug 2017

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IMF warns on China's credit boom

The International Monetary Fund says that China's credit growth is on a "dangerous trajectory".

15 Aug 2017 5:52pm GMT

No reverse on 6.1% student interest rate

The government has ruled out any reversing on plans for higher interest charges on student loans.

15 Aug 2017 5:47pm GMT