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  1. Jaguar Land Rover fined £900,000 after worker lost a leg in accident

    Express & Star - Midlands Busi 01.21 / 16:08 expressandstar.com
    Jaguar Land Rover has been fined £900,000 after an accident at one of its factories led to a worker having his right leg …
  2. Snapdeal Republic Day Sale helps save big on LeEco’s Le2 Superphone

    India.com - Finance 01.21 / 10:26 www.india.com
    This variant has also witnessed a very encouraging user response on Snapdeal as it gives users the luxury of ample storage space for storing photos, videos, songs, documents, contacts, important data and much…
  3. G'day! Aussie stationery shop, Smiggle, to open in Lincoln

    A colourful, Australian stationery company is to open its latest UK shop in Lincoln. Smiggle, the creators of bold, fun, and fashion-forward stationery for children will open in the Waterside Shopping Centre in April. The company was created in Melbourne, Australia in 2003 and is now taking over the UK. Since 2014, it has opened 90 Smiggle stores in the UK and the Lincoln opening is part of the company's aim to have 130 branches by the end of 2017. And according to its…
  4. Apple sues chipmaker Qualcomm for abusing monopoly

    Apple on Friday sued Qualcomm, accusing the California chipmaker of abusing its market power to demand unfair royalties, echoing charges filed days earlier by US antitrust…
  5. TrailStone buys Cargill's power and gas group: sources

    Commodities trader and investor TrailStone Group has purchased Cargill Inc's gas and power trading group, three sources familiar with the deal said this…
  6. Fin24.com | Gordhan responds: Guptas’ claims are politically-driven and sensational

    News24.com - Business 01.20 / 21:49 www.news24.com
    Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says the Guptas have made politically-driven and sensational claims in its press statement that summarised its responding…
  7. US department stores steady profitability boat even as sales slide

    U.S. department store chains, hit by slowing sales for more than two years, have used layoffs, store closings and cutbacks to maintain one aspect of stability: profit…
  8. Fed's Williams says need to raise rates before economy overshoots

    San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President John Williams on Friday repeated his view that the U.S. central bank needs to reduce monetary stimulus before the economy overshoots the Fed's employment and inflation goals and the Fed has to "slam on the…
  1. TSX, Dow Jones End Week On High Note As Trump Takes Oath Of Office

    Huffingtonpost.ca - Business 01.21 / 20:14 www.huffingtonpost.ca
    TORONTO — North American stock markets closed on a high note Friday, though investors who have been seeking clarity for weeks from Donald Trump got little of it during his inaugural address as president. The S&P/TSX composite index added 138.07 points to 15,547.88 in a fairly broad-based rally. The materials sector of the TSX led the charge, up 1.64 per cent, while global gold stocks climbed 1.25 per cent and the financials sector gained 0.98 per cent. Energy stocks were up 0.82 per c…
  2. Jaguar Land Rover fined £900,000 after worker lost a leg in accident

    Express & Star - Midlands Busi 01.21 / 16:08 expressandstar.com
    Jaguar Land Rover has been fined £900,000 after an accident at one of its factories led to a worker having his right leg …
  3. G'day! Aussie stationery shop, Smiggle, to open in Lincoln

    A colourful, Australian stationery company is to open its latest UK shop in Lincoln. Smiggle, the creators of bold, fun, and fashion-forward stationery for children will open in the Waterside Shopping Centre in April. The company was created in Melbourne, Australia in 2003 and is now taking over the UK. Since 2014, it has opened 90 Smiggle stores in the UK and the Lincoln opening is part of the company's aim to have 130 branches by the end of 2017. And according to its…
  4. Apple depicts Qualcomm as a shady monopolist in $1B lawsuit

    Canada.com - Business 01.21 / 00:35 www.canada.com
    SAN FRANCISCO - Apple is suing mobile chip maker Qualcomm for $1 billion in a patent fight pitting the iPhone maker against one of its major…
  5. Apple sues chipmaker Qualcomm for abusing monopoly

    Apple on Friday sued Qualcomm, accusing the California chipmaker of abusing its market power to demand unfair royalties, echoing charges filed days earlier by US antitrust…
  6. TrailStone buys Cargill's power and gas group: sources

    Commodities trader and investor TrailStone Group has purchased Cargill Inc's gas and power trading group, three sources familiar with the deal said this…
  7. Weekly Summary Corporate dividends, name changes, new listings

    Canada.com - Business 01.20 / 21:51 www.canada.com
    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Changes announced in corporate dividends Jan. 16-Jan.…
  8. Fin24.com | Gordhan responds: Guptas’ claims are politically-driven and sensational

    News24.com - Business 01.20 / 21:49 www.news24.com
    Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says the Guptas have made politically-driven and sensational claims in its press statement that summarised its responding…
  1. 2017 Financial Predictions (and what it means for our wallets)

    Mint.com - Personal Finance 01.21 / 04:44 www.mint.com
    As we ring in the New Year, financial resolutions top our to-do lists, from saving more to finding a new, better-paying job and getting out of debt once and for all. As you map out your next money move, take heed of some of these top market and economic predictions for added guidance. Higher Borrowing…
  2. Deputy Finance Minister Says Negotiations Continue on Superbond

    The committee of creditors for the Belize 2038 Bonds or Superbond’s outright rejection of the Government’s first offer for a drawn-out period of interest payments at reduced percentage followed by [..…
  3. Driving the green market: Low-emissions vehicle manufacturer finds itself in high demand

    Express-Personal Finance 01.18 / 10:12 express.co.uk
    A UK manufacturer of low-emission vehicle systems is enjoying a £3million sales boost driven by global demand for cleaner buses and …
  1. Snapdeal Republic Day Sale helps save big on LeEco’s Le2 Superphone

    India.com - Finance 01.21 / 10:26 www.india.com
    This variant has also witnessed a very encouraging user response on Snapdeal as it gives users the luxury of ample storage space for storing photos, videos, songs, documents, contacts, important data and much…
  2. US debt soars 86% under Obama presidency to nearly $20 trillion

    Rt.com - Finance 01.20 / 14:40 rt.com
    The United States national debt will have grown by about $9 trillion to over $19.6 trillion under President Barack Obama, according to the website USdebtclock.org. Read Full Article at…
  3. Global markets steady ahead of Trump’s inauguration

    Rt.com - Finance 01.20 / 14:39 rt.com
    Global stock markets were flat to positive in cautious trading on Friday awaiting Donald Trump’s inauguration speech as the 45th President of the United States. He's expected to take the oath of office at about 5:00pm GMT. Read Full Article at R…
  4. Stats Office: Gross Wages In Hungary Rose By Annual 6,2 Percent Last Year

    Hungarytoday.hu - Finance 01.20 / 12:36 hungarytoday.hu
    Average gross wages in Hungary amounted 260,800 forints in the period of January-November 2016, 6.2% more than the same period of the previous year, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) reported on Friday. In the period January-November 2016, gross and net wages averaged HUF 260 800 and HUF 173 500 (excluding family tax allowances), respectively. Including family tax allowances, the average net wage […] The post Stats Office: Gross Wages In Hungary Rose By Annual 6,2 Percent Last Y…
  5. Sensex reverses course, sinks 274 points; banks take a hit

    India.com - Finance 01.20 / 11:48 www.india.com
    The caution overshadowed better-than-expected China's fourth quarter GDP growth and Fed chair Janet Yellen taking a less hawkish stance on rate…
  6. China's Tsinghua to build $30 billion chip factory

    Dw.de - Finance 01.20 / 11:28 www.dw.de
    China's largest chip maker has announced it has secured state backing for a new semiconductor factory in the city of Nanjing, which is intended to reduce China's dependence on foreign chip…
  7. Davos gripped by horror of looming global political disaster

    Rt.com - Finance 01.20 / 10:54 rt.com
    The vast majority of participants at the World Economic Forum in Davos feel the horror of a coming political disaster, warns Anatoly Chubais, the head of the Russian nanotechnology corporation Rosnano, referring to the election of Donald Trump as US president. Read Full Article at…
  8. China GDP slows as growth risks mount

    Dw.de - Finance 01.20 / 10:27 www.dw.de
    In 2016, China recorded its slowest rate of growth in more than a quarter of a century, as the world's second largest economy struggles to restructure amid explosive growth in debt and fears of…
  1. Video baristas latest attempt to lure more Canadians to drive-thru windows

    Torontosun.com - Money 01.21 / 14:31 www.torontosun.com
    Starbucks Canada is installing two-way video links between baristas and drive-thru customers in what experts call the latest attempt to lure more consumers into the fast-food…
  2. New app will let you pay for your Tim Hortons in advance

    Moneysense.ca - Money 01.20 / 16:03 www.moneysense.ca
    Bypass lines at Tim's and Burger King come this spring The post New app will let you pay for your Tim Hortons in advance appeared first on…
  3. What’s your best TFSA strategy?

    Moneysense.ca - Money 01.20 / 11:17 www.moneysense.ca
    We want to hear your TFSA success story The post What’s your best TFSA strategy? appeared first on…
  4. Do I need to pay tax on a divorce settlement?

    Moneysense.ca - Money 01.20 / 11:16 www.moneysense.ca
    Each province has laws regarding the division of marital property. Here's what you need to know The post Do I need to pay tax on a divorce settlement? appeared first on…
  5. More Americans to buy Canadian homes after Trump’s inauguration

    Moneysense.ca - Money 01.20 / 09:13 www.moneysense.ca
    Data shows massive spike in interest, while reports on the ground from Royal LePage realtors confirm Americans are back to buying Canadian The post More Americans to buy Canadian homes after Trump’s inauguration appeared first on…
  6. Americans looking for Canadian real estate jumped after Trump victory: Royal LePage

    Globalnews.ca - Money 01.20 / 09:08 globalnews.ca
    Some Americans may actually keep their promise to move to Canada after the results of the U.S.…
  7. A surprising place to find free financial advice

    Moneysense.ca - Money 01.19 / 17:04 www.moneysense.ca
    Some local churches are offering financial help to those in need, for no cost at all The post A surprising place to find free financial advice appeared first on…
  8. Do I still pay advisor fees in a self-directed account?

    Moneysense.ca - Money 01.19 / 15:00 www.moneysense.ca
    Simply transferring your mutual funds into a self-directed account won't lower your fees The post Do I still pay advisor fees in a self-directed account? appeared first on…
  1. REVEALED: Eight homes that are PERFECT if World War Three breaks out

    Express-Property 01.20 / 19:33 express.co.uk
    GLOBAL conflict and a string of terror attacks and violence has convinced many people that World War Three may soon be upon us – but if another world war was to break out, which homes would be the safest to hole up i…
  2. Cyprus house prices down

    House prices in Cyprus fell by 3.3 per cent in the third quarter of 2016 compared to the third quarter in 2015 according to the House Price Index... [full…
  3. Look inside this mega mansion made of a BOEING 747 sure to have a sky high price

    Express-Property 01.20 / 15:09 express.co.uk
    AN AEROPLANE house has been created out of a Boeing 747 by two very inventive…
  4. PROPERTY NEWS: North-South house price divide 'could start to narrow' this year

    Express-Property 01.20 / 00:11 express.co.uk
    PROPERTY values in Bristol increased faster than any other major UK city across 2016 - and the North-South house price gap could start to narrow this year as buyers search for value in more affordable cities outside London, according to an…
  5. George Clarke’s The Restoration Man: Viewers demand BUILDER take over the show

    Express-Property 01.19 / 22:09 express.co.uk
    THE RESTORATION MAN viewers demanded one of the builders on this week’s episode take over the show after he single-handedly restored a historic filter house in L…