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Stocks Fall (Again) as China Concerns Become a Drag56m Updated Stocks Fall (Again) as China Concerns Become a Drag
A sharp decline in Chinese stocks set the tone for the tech-driven drop.
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China’s Economy Hits Slowest Pace in a Decade57m China’s Economy Hits Slowest Pace in a Decade
Slowdowns in investment and retail sales are cooling one of the world’s most important growth engines. As the trade war with the U.S. intensifies, the downturn could get worse.
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Tech Startups Stoke Market for IPOs1h 6m Updated Tech Startups Stoke Market for IPOs
After years on the stock market’s sidelines, a number of highly valued Silicon Valley companies are gearing up to go public as soon as next year. Among the IPO candidates are ride-sharing companies Uber Technologies and Lyft, and data-mining specialist Palantir Technologies.
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Companies Split on U.S. Exit From Postal Pact Benefiting China2h Companies Split on U.S. Exit From Postal Pact Benefiting China
Many American companies applauded the country’s move to pull out of an international postal agreement, but some organizations worried it could crimp the flow of global e-commerce.
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Inflation Is Back---and Unilever, Nestlé Are Taking Advantage2h Updated Inflation Is Back---and Unilever, Nestlé Are Taking Advantage
Two of the world’s largest consumer-goods companies, Unilever and Nestlé, reported stronger sales as a wave of inflation in many markets emboldened them to raise prices.
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U.S. Startup Accuses Huawei of Trying to Steal Its Technology3h Updated U.S. Startup Accuses Huawei of Trying to Steal Its Technology
An escalating battle between the U.S. and China for tech supremacy is playing out in federal court between Huawei and a Silicon Valley startup backed by Microsoft.
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New Amazon office for Manchester as firm expands3h New Amazon office for Manchester as firm expands
Amazon is to create more than 1,000 more research and development jobs across England and Scotland.
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US economy under Trump: Is it the best in history?4h US economy under Trump: Is it the best in history?
Is the US economy under President Trump the best it's ever been?
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Diesel and petrol ban should come much faster, say MPs4h Diesel and petrol ban should come much faster, say MPs
The government’s 2040 deadline for shifting to electric-powered cars criticised as 'unambitious'.
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MPs call for ban on petrol and diesel car sales by 20324h MPs call for ban on petrol and diesel car sales by 2032
UK risks falling behind global switch to electric vehicles with ‘unambitious’ target of 2040, says committee MPs have urged ministers to bring forward their ban on new petrol and diesel car sales by eight years to 2032, to avoid the UK being left “in the passenger seat” in the global switch to electric vehicles. Government
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CBS Has a New Head of Programming: David Nevins of Showtime4h CBS Has a New Head of Programming: David Nevins of Showtime
More than a month after Les Moonves departed as chief executive, the company promoted a veteran executive with Hollywood bona fides.
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Karen Attiah, Jamal Khashoggi’s Editor, on the Writer and His Work5h Karen Attiah, Jamal Khashoggi’s Editor, on the Writer and His Work
In the wake of Mr. Khashoggi’s disappearance, his editor at The Washington Post has emerged as a leading voice of protest and grief.
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Secretive Data Company Palantir Weighs Giant Public Offering5h Updated Secretive Data Company Palantir Weighs Giant Public Offering
Data-mining giant Palantir Technologies is weighing an initial public offering likely to be among the largest in recent years.
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Higher Costs Hit PPG5h Higher Costs Hit PPG
Paint and coatings maker PPG Industries said higher prices and cost cuts weren’t enough to cover rising expenses for its ingredients.
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Signal Search: Cellphone Service After Major Hurricanes5h Updated Signal Search: Cellphone Service After Major Hurricanes
Persistent cellular site outages after Hurricane Michael left many first responders and residents of Panama City, Fla., unable to reach loved ones or those in need of help for several days. Here’s how cellphone service fared after recent major storms that made landfall in the U.S.
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Karen Attiah, Jamal Khashoggi’s Editor, Speaks About the Writer and His Work5h Karen Attiah, Jamal Khashoggi’s Editor, Speaks About the Writer and His Work
In the wake of Mr. Khashoggi’s disappearance, his editor at The Washington Post has emerged as a leading voice of protest and grief.
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The £190bn cost of global tax dodging: Economic think tank calls for crackdown6h The £190bn cost of global tax dodging: Economic think tank calls for crackdown
Facebook paid just £15.8m of UK corporation tax last year, despite revenues of £1.3bn. Meanwhile, Cadbury owner Mondelez has paid no net tax through its main UK arm since 2010.
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DAILY BRIEFING: Former O2 boss plays down rumours he is in the running to take the helm at BT6h DAILY BRIEFING: Former O2 boss plays down rumours he is in the running to take the helm at BT
Ronan Dunne, a senior vice-president at US telecoms giant Verizon, said: ‘I have the privilege of working with a company that is leading the world in 5G, so there is a ton of exciting stuff to be done.’
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Warning as retirement pots suffer because pension funds are being badly invested6h Warning as retirement pots suffer because pension funds are being badly invested
Pensioners who take a tax-free lump sum and go into income drawdown – which leaves the rest invested in funds that provide an income – are finding their money is no longer in the stock market.
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Bookie cashes in on internet betting boom: Ladbrokes owner GVC reports a 28% surge in online takings6h Bookie cashes in on internet betting boom: Ladbrokes owner GVC reports a 28% surge in online takings
The company completed its £3.2bn takeover of Ladbrokes Coral in March, bringing two of the most established names in bookmaking under the same roof as brands such as Foxy Bingo.
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Chinese-backed Cypriot airline Cobalt goes bust leaving hundreds of passengers stranded6h Chinese-backed Cypriot airline Cobalt goes bust leaving hundreds of passengers stranded
Cobalt, which was backed by Avic Joy Air, operated flights to 23 destinations in Europe, including Heathrow, Stansted, Gatwick and Manchester, as well as Russia and the Middle East.
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CITY DIARY: Morgan Stanley staff swoon over US actor Patrick Dempsey6h CITY DIARY: Morgan Stanley staff swoon over US actor Patrick Dempsey
Hollywood studmuffin Patrick Dempsey, 52, best known for playing Dr Derek ‘McDreamy’ Shepherd in hospital drama in Grey’s Anatomy, popped in to do research this week for a future role.
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Unilever bounces back after spat with investors6h Unilever bounces back after spat with investors
Just a day after boss Paul Polman spoke to us about his botched attempt to base the company in the Netherlands, Unilever said business has picked up as it sold more products at higher prices.
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Amazon creates 600 technology jobs in Manchester6h Amazon creates 600 technology jobs in Manchester
Online retailer to expand R&D operations in the city as well as in Edinburgh and Cambridge
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Operators in Fatal Duck Boat Accident Say They Owe Families Nothing, Citing Obscure 1851 Law6h Operators in Fatal Duck Boat Accident Say They Owe Families Nothing, Citing Obscure 1851 Law
The companies are trying to use an old maritime law to limit their liability. A survivor of the accident, which killed 17 in Branson, Mo., said it was insulting.
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6h Wall St. Slides as Saudi Arabia, Italy Add to Economic Concerns
U.S. stocks fell more than 1 percent on Thursday as the European Commission issued a warning regarding Italy's budget and concerns mounted over the possibility of strained relations between the United States and Saudi Arabia, further denting investors' appetite for risk amid global trade tensions and rising interest rates.
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Common Sense: Sears’s Edward Lampert Was a Wizard. Now He’s Coming to Terms With Failure.6h Updated Common Sense: Sears’s Edward Lampert Was a Wizard. Now He’s Coming to Terms With Failure.
Sears went bankrupt under the financier’s leadership. For the first time since the bankruptcy, Mr. Lampert speaks publicly about how he got it wrong.
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Legalizing Recreational Marijuana, Canada Begins a National Experiment6h Updated Legalizing Recreational Marijuana, Canada Begins a National Experiment
On Wednesday, Canada becomes the first major world economy to legalize recreational marijuana, presenting the country with enormous public policy challenges.
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Marijuana Legalization in Canada Has Companies Chasing a Green Rush6h Updated Marijuana Legalization in Canada Has Companies Chasing a Green Rush
The decision by Canada to become the first major economy to fully legalize marijuana this month has created a new, multibillion dollar industry.
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7h Wall St. Drops on Italy, Saudi Arabia Worry
U.S. stocks fell more than 1 percent on Thursday as the European Commission issued a warning regarding Italy's budget and concerns mounted over the possibility of strained relations between the United States and Saudi Arabia, denting investors' appetite for risk.
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Opioid Makers Ask Counties for Proof of Harm7h Updated Opioid Makers Ask Counties for Proof of Harm
As the number of opioid lawsuits against Purdue Pharma and other drug manufacturers reaches 1,500 and counting, the companies are pushing their adversaries to offer specific details to back up their claims.
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EU leaders ready to help May sell Brexit deal to parliament7h EU leaders ready to help May sell Brexit deal to parliament
PM will be backed in building ‘coalition of the reasonable’ in desperate bid to avoid no deal EU leaders are preparing to back Theresa May in building a “coalition of the reasonable” in the UK parliament, in a desperate bid to
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7h Wall St. Slides on Saudi Arabia, Italy Concerns
U.S. stocks fell more than 1 percent on Thursday as the European Commission issued a warning regarding Italy's budget and concerns mounted over the possibility of strained relations between the United States and Saudi Arabia.
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Among Amazon HQ2 Watchers, Northern Virginia Checks the Most Boxes8h Updated Among Amazon HQ2 Watchers, Northern Virginia Checks the Most Boxes
Amazon won’t say a word about where it plans to put its much-hyped second headquarters. But there is a growing consensus that it will go across the river from Washington.
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6 Emerging Players in A.I.8h 6 Emerging Players in A.I.
From Singapore to Israel, countries besides the United States and China are striving to play a role in the field of artificial intelligence.
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Uber Borrows $2 Billion in Debut Bond Sale8h Updated Uber Borrows $2 Billion in Debut Bond Sale
Uber Technologies sold its first-ever bonds, issuing $2 billion of debt to fund operations as it prepares for an IPO expected next year.
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Wheels: Women Get Feet in the Door of the Car Design Boys’ Club9h Wheels: Women Get Feet in the Door of the Car Design Boys’ Club
Their numbers remain small, but more women are being trained for the jobs that determine how our cars look and feel.
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9h Wall Street Slides on Weak Earnings, Hawkish Fed, Saudi Concerns
U.S. stocks sank more than 1 percent on Thursday as weak industrial earnings raised worries about rising expenses and the impact of tariffs, adding to concerns over higher borrowing costs after hawkish commentary in the Federal Reserve's minutes.
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After Cobalt, will any more European airlines go bust?9h After Cobalt, will any more European airlines go bust?
The Cypriot carrier has gone the way of Primera Air and Monarch. What is going on in Europe’s aviation industry Cobalt
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Bill Gates: How Paul Allen Changed My Life9h Updated Bill Gates: How Paul Allen Changed My Life
When other high school kids were sneaking out of the house to go partying, Paul and I would sneak out at night to go use the computers in a lab at the University of Washington, Bill Gates recalls in a remembrance.
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The Fed is ignoring Trump: this is a fight he cannot win | Nils Pratley9h The Fed is ignoring Trump: this is a fight he cannot win | Nils Pratley
The president has attacked Jerome Powell again, but the central bank is simply dealing with economic reality In the past month Donald Trump
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How the Hedge Fund Manager Running Sears Cut His Losses9h Updated How the Hedge Fund Manager Running Sears Cut His Losses
Edward S. Lampert, who leads the struggling retailer, has taken control of valuable real estate and businesses.
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Banks to check account names to beat transfer fraud9h Banks to check account names to beat transfer fraud
‘Confirmation of payee’ system will stymie increasingly sophisticated criminal scams Name checks will be carried out when UK bank customers send money to other people from next year in a bid to halt a rising tide of bank transfer fraud. At the moment, anyone wanting to transfer money is asked for the recipient’s account name, account number and sort code. However, the bank does not currently check if the account name is correct.
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Brexit: EU ready to extend transition period10h Updated Brexit: EU ready to extend transition period
Theresa May says both sides are determined to reach a deal, despite no major breakthrough.
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Sky warns Disney and Discovery of no-deal Brexit blackout10h Sky warns Disney and Discovery of no-deal Brexit blackout
Broadcasters would need new licences for Sky to carry them on UK and Ireland service Sky has delivered an ultimatum to broadcasters including Disney and Discovery to sort out their post-Brexit licensing plans by the end of 2018 or face being taken off its pay-TV service. Sky has sent the deadline letter because it needs to know the licensing plans of its channel partners to make sure it abides by European broadcasting regulations in the event of a no-deal Brexit in March.
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10h Wall Street Hit by Weak Industrial Earnings, Hawkish Fed
U.S. stocks fell on Thursday as weak earnings reports from industrials raised worries about rising expenses and the impact of tariffs, adding to concerns over higher borrowing costs after hawkish commentary in the Federal Reserve's minutes.
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UK and US pull out of Saudi event over alleged murder of Jamal Khashoggi11h UK and US pull out of Saudi event over alleged murder of Jamal Khashoggi
UK trade secretary, Liam Fox, and US Treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, join others in boycotting economic forum in Riyadh Liam Fox, the UK trade secretary, and the US Treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, joined key European partners in pulling out out of a major economic forum in Saudi Arabianicknamed Davos in the desert, in response to the alleged murder of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Reports of Khashoggi’s gruesome murder at the hands of a gang of 15 men with links to the Royal Court has already led to many Western media firms and bankers to pull out, and the political lead today from Fox and Mnuchin is likely to accelerate the boycott of the Future Investment Initiative (FII) conference in Riyadh next week.
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This Is the Most Lucrative Moment in History to Catch Bass11h This Is the Most Lucrative Moment in History to Catch Bass
A rivalry between two tournament fishing circuits has slapped the industry like a 10-pound largemouth to the face.
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UK retail sales drop; China fears weigh on markets - as it happened11h UK retail sales drop; China fears weigh on markets - as it happened
All the day’s economic and financial news, as UK shoppers tighten their belts and cut back on food
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The firms defying pressure over Saudi summit11h The firms defying pressure over Saudi summit
The US Treasury Secretary now shuns the event amid fears for missing journalist but some firms are still going.
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ESA underpayment: Who is entitled to backdated benefits?11h ESA underpayment: Who is entitled to backdated benefits?
There are 180,000 people who may be owed money from the Department for Work and Pensions.
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Netflix’s Cash-Fueled Road to Streaming Dominance12h Updated Netflix’s Cash-Fueled Road to Streaming Dominance
The streaming service surprised Wall Street with huge gains in subscribers in the third quarter. The results showed why AT&T and Disney spent big on their latest acquisitions.
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Bumper year for income investors with the FTSE 100 set for 10% dividend growth12h Updated Bumper year for income investors with the FTSE 100 set for 10% dividend growth
The record £89.8billion payout means the Footsie's yield - dividends as a proportion of share prices - is set to be about 4.3 per cent, according to research by investments firm AJBell.
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12h Wall Street Drops After Weak Industrial Earnings, Hawkish Fed
U.S. stocks fell on Thursday as weak earnings reports from industrials raised worries over rising expenses and the impact of tariffs, adding to concerns of higher borrowing costs after hawkish commentary in the Federal Reserve's minutes.
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This 51 year-old was impressed with One Young World12h This 51 year-old was impressed with One Young World
One might expect, at an event attended by hundreds of 18-30 year olds from around the world in one of Europe's most attractive cities, to be kept up all night by hotel doors banging, drunken singing and goodness knows what else.
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UK retail sales drop; rate fears weigh on Wall Street - business live12h Updated UK retail sales drop; rate fears weigh on Wall Street - business live
All the day’s economic and financial news, as UK shoppers tighten their belts and cut back on food
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Ugh, Green Bubbles! Switching From Apple to Android Is Hard12h Updated Ugh, Green Bubbles! Switching From Apple to Android Is Hard
Apple has erected some high walls around its iPhone users. Those who wish to leave iOS have to do some climbing, and moving out of the iMessage ecosystem takes several steps.
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Cobalt Air warns passengers that all flights are cancelled13h Cobalt Air warns passengers that all flights are cancelled
Cypriot carrier says operations are suspended and asks travellers not to go to airports The Cypriot airline Cobalt Air has cancelled all its flights and indefinitely suspended operations, advising customers not to go to the airport. Cobalt, which was based at Larnaca airport, had operated since 2016 and flew to 23 destinations. In the UK, the airline operated flights at Heathrow, Stansted, Gatwick and Manchester. It cancelled all flights from 11.50pm on Wednesday night, the airline said in
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Unbuttoned: The Season of Peak Sneaker Silliness13h Updated Unbuttoned: The Season of Peak Sneaker Silliness
Sneakers increasingly seem like the Dutch tulips of today. Which means the bubble may be about to burst.
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New name check safeguard to help prevent customers transferring money to fraudsters13h New name check safeguard to help prevent customers transferring money to fraudsters
Banks will check names on payments to help combat fraud where people are tricked into transferring money.But industry has been criticised for not introducing this sooner.
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Liam Fox pulls out of Saudi event over alleged murder of Jamal Khashoggi13h Liam Fox pulls out of Saudi event over alleged murder of Jamal Khashoggi
International trade secretary joins others in boycotting economic forum in Riyadh Liam Fox has pulled out of an economic forum in Saudi Arabia likely to be boycotted by other international leaders and corporations following the alleged murder of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Britain’s international trade secretary had been due to attend the Future Investment Initiative (FII) conference in Riyadh next week, but the gathering, also known as Davos in the Desert, has been the subject of growing controversy as gruesome details emerged of the journalist’s apparent death at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
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Pick the best (and cheapest) investment Isa platform13h Pick the best (and cheapest) investment Isa platform
Choosing the right DIY platform is crucial but a wealth of choice and changes to charges have left many investors scratching their heads. We pick some of the best.
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Inflation Is Back---and Consumer-Goods Giants Are Taking Advantage13h Updated Inflation Is Back---and Consumer-Goods Giants Are Taking Advantage
Two of the world’s largest consumer-goods companies, Unilever and Nestlé, reported stronger sales as a wave of inflation emboldened them to raise prices.
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Edward Lampert, the Hedge-Fund Star Who Bet on Sears, Is Unrepentant13h Updated Edward Lampert, the Hedge-Fund Star Who Bet on Sears, Is Unrepentant
He made billions for investors in his ESL Investments fund by bucking naysayers. At the storied American retailer, which filed for bankruptcy this week, his instincts proved wrong.
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Novartis to Buy Cancer-Drug Maker Endocyte for $2.1 Billion13h Updated Novartis to Buy Cancer-Drug Maker Endocyte for $2.1 Billion
Novartis said it would buy cancer-drug maker Endocyte for $2.1 billion, the Swiss pharmaceutical giant’s latest move to refocus on higher-value medicines.
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Shell boss hopes Saudi tensions will not hit supply14h Shell boss hopes Saudi tensions will not hit supply
The head of oil giant Royal Dutch Shell has warned that the crisis over the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi should not be allowed to shake the security of energy supply.
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New Look to pull out of China with closure of 120 stores14h New Look to pull out of China with closure of 120 stores
Fashion chain’s decision comes as it continues to face tough conditions on UK high street
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UK retail sales drop; trade war fears hit Chinese markets - business live14h Updated UK retail sales drop; trade war fears hit Chinese markets - business live
All the day’s economic and financial news, as UK shoppers tighten their belts and cut back on food
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Gatwick plans using emergency runway to increase flight capacity14h Gatwick plans using emergency runway to increase flight capacity
London’s second airport hopes to rival Heathrow with 70m passengers a year by 2032 Gatwick is proposing to spend £500m to widen its emergency runway and bring it into
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UK retail sales slide as shoppers buy less food after summer splurge - business live14h Updated UK retail sales slide as shoppers buy less food after summer splurge - business live
All the day’s economic and financial news, as UK shoppers tighten their belts and cut back on food
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Firms defy pressure over Saudi conference14h Updated Firms defy pressure over Saudi conference
Some big names are still going despite diplomatic drop outs amid fears for missing journalist.
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Tell us: have you retired early? What are the realities?15h Tell us: have you retired early? What are the realities?
If you have taken steps to retire early or left the workforce earlier than usual we would like to hear from you
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Food sales fell to their lowest since October 2015 last month15h Food sales fell to their lowest since October 2015 last month
While food sales slipped after the scorching summer last month, shoppers drove total retail sales up 1.2 per cent in the three months to September.
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Publicis Plans to Sell Part of Health-Care Unit15h Updated Publicis Plans to Sell Part of Health-Care Unit
Advertising giant Publicis reported sales growth just below Wall Street expectations and said it plans to sell part of its health-care business as part of a broader review, the latest sign of contraction on Madison Avenue.
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Bill Gates: What I Loved About Paul Allen15h Updated Bill Gates: What I Loved About Paul Allen
When other high school kids were sneaking out of the house to go partying, Paul and I would sneak out at night to go use the computers in a lab at the University of Washington, Bill Gates recalls in a remembrance.
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United, Delta Climb on Business-Class Demand15h Updated United, Delta Climb on Business-Class Demand
Strong demand for premium travel is helping U.S. carriers like United and Delta offset higher fuel costs.
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MSC Orders Four Luxury Ships; Rooms Cost Up to $14,000 a Week15h MSC Orders Four Luxury Ships; Rooms Cost Up to $14,000 a Week
Swiss-based MSC Cruises is ordering four ultraluxury cruise ships worth $2.3 billion, marking its entry into a growing market that caters to the wealthiest travelers.
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Minister pulls out of Saudi summit over missing journalist15h Minister pulls out of Saudi summit over missing journalist
Dr Liam Fox has pulled out of a conference in Saudi Arabia, following pressure for the government to take a firmer stance over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
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Thatcher, Noor Inayat Khan ... or Del Boy? Battle launched to be face of new £5015h Thatcher, Noor Inayat Khan ... or Del Boy? Battle launched to be face of new £50
The UK’s first female PM, a Muslim war hero and David Jason among suggestions to appear on polymer note The announcement that the Bank of England is to introduce a redesigned polymer £50 note has sparked speculation as to who might feature on it. The Bank says it will seek public nominations via “a character selection process”. Campaigners have already begun backing their favourites. The political blog Guido Fawkes has started to petition for Margaret Thatcher to be the face of the UK’s highest denomination note. The petition, which features a mock-up of how the note might look, has already attracted more than 11,000 signatures.
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Unilever reports sales boost after HQ row but investors unimpressed15h Unilever reports sales boost after HQ row but investors unimpressed
A 3.8% rise in third quarter for firm behind Ben & Jerry’s ice cream and Dove soap Unilever, which this month was forced to scrap plans to move its headquarters from London to Rotterdam after a shareholder rebellion, said a hot summer across Europe and a recovery in Brazil boosted sales in the third quarter. The firm behind brands such as Hellmann’s mayonnaise and Dove soap reported a 3.8% rise in underlying sales to €12.5bn (£11bn) during the three months to the end of September.
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DealBook Briefing: SoftBank’s Big Saudi Problem15h Updated DealBook Briefing: SoftBank’s Big Saudi Problem
The Japanese company became the most powerful tech investor with $45 billion from Saudi Arabia. Now that money is causing it some headaches.
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Name checks to begin on bank payments15h Updated Name checks to begin on bank payments
A recipient's name will be as critical as the account number and sort code when transferring money from July.
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On Soccer: Their Arsenal. Their Shares. For Now. 15h On Soccer: Their Arsenal. Their Shares. For Now.
When the billionaire Stan Kroenke moved to take full control of Arsenal in August, he was required to buy all outstanding shares in the club. For hundreds of fans who owned shares, the news that they would lose them changed a relationship irrevocably.
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Customers will miss out on £408million of interest in a year as full rate rise is not passed on15h Customers will miss out on £408million of interest in a year as full rate rise is not passed on
Long-suffering savers were cheered when the Bank of England hiked its base rate in August from 0.5% to 0.75% - the second rise since November 2017.
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Addison Lee drives £300m deal in Uber fight16h Addison Lee drives £300m deal in Uber fight
Addison Lee, the British taxi group fighting an increasingly intense turf war with rivals such as Uber, is plotting a £300m refinancing that will strengthen its warchest for future takeovers.
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When council leaders petition No 10 to end austerity, things are bad | Polly Toynbee16h When council leaders petition No 10 to end austerity, things are bad | Polly Toynbee
Labour councils have had enough. As another round of devastating cuts looms, the leader of Newcastle council has gone to the sourceWith the budget barely more than a week away, the queue of desperate petitioners would stretch down Whitehall far out of sight. If
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Consumer-Goods Giants Ride a Wave of Inflation17h Consumer-Goods Giants Ride a Wave of Inflation
Two of the world’s largest consumer-goods companies, Unilever and Nestlé, reported stronger sales as a wave of inflation in many markets emboldened them to raise prices.
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Food sales drop as barbecue summer ends17h Updated Food sales drop as barbecue summer ends
Sales of food saw their steepest drop in three years last month as the summer splurge ended.
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Nuisance callers cost my 84-year old uncle £10,000 in 9 months17h Updated Nuisance callers cost my 84-year old uncle £10,000 in 9 months
While accompanying his uncle Brian to his local Barclays branch to close and old account, Andrew Green (pictured with wife Lesley) caught a glimpse of Brian's current account on a computer screen.
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Slum landlord fined £22,000 for leaving tenants with no fire alarms and no glass in the windows17h Updated Slum landlord fined £22,000 for leaving tenants with no fire alarms and no glass in the windows
Following a complaint from a tenant, a environmental health officer inspected the property to find eight unrelated occupants sharing kitchen and bathroom facilities - against regulations.
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Do you need to act now if you want to buy a new home before Brexit?17h Updated Do you need to act now if you want to buy a new home before Brexit?
With so much uncertainty surrounding what Brexit will look like, some homebuyers and sellers may delay making decisions until after March next year. But is this a good move?
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The Titanic’s Artifacts Are About to Change Hands. Here’s What’s for Sale.17h The Titanic’s Artifacts Are About to Change Hands. Here’s What’s for Sale.
Salvaged items have been the focus of a tussle over who gets to own a part of the ocean liner’s history. The likely buyers, three hedge funds, are willing to pay $19.5 million.
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 The Titanic’s Artifacts Are About to Change Hands. Here’s What’s for Sale.17h The Titanic’s Artifacts Are About to Change Hands. Here’s What’s for Sale.
Salvaged artifacts have been the focus of a tussle over who gets to own a part of the ocean liner’s history. Three hedge funds are willing to pay $19.5 million, at least.
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Gatwick sets out plans to use standby runway18h Gatwick sets out plans to use standby runway
Gatwick has set out plans to bring its standby runway into routine use for departing flights by the mid-2020s.
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Computer Stories: A.I. Is Beginning to Assist Novelists18h Computer Stories: A.I. Is Beginning to Assist Novelists
Robin Sloan is using a homemade software program to supply phrases and images for his new book.
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Day of shops refusing to accept cash could be near, says Natalie Ceeney18h Updated Day of shops refusing to accept cash could be near, says Natalie Ceeney
How would you react if a shop you used regularly stopped taking cash? Industry expert Natalie Ceeney describes how the death of physical money could unfold.
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UK retail sales in steepest drop since March18h UK retail sales in steepest drop since March
Sales volumes fell by 0.8% in September as customers spent less on food after the hot summer.
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UK retail sales drop as shoppers buy less food - business live18h UK retail sales drop as shoppers buy less food - business live
All the day’s economic and financial news, as the World Trade Organisation rails against protectionism
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Retail sales slide as appetite for food dips18h Retail sales slide as appetite for food dips
Retail sales fell by a worse than expected 0.8% in September after a slide in demand at food stores following a bumper summer, official figures showed.
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How to improve your finances in your 20s and 30s18h How to improve your finances in your 20s and 30s
In recent years, I have had many friends and family ask me advice as to how to maximise their wealth and make sure they will be comfortable in later years.
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New Look to close 120 stores in China exit19h New Look to close 120 stores in China exit
New Look has confirmed plans to close its remaining 120 stores in China after deciding its below-par sales and profits did not justify continued investment in the country.
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Cypriot budget airline Cobalt has suspended operations19h Updated Cypriot budget airline Cobalt has suspended operations
The low-cost carrier, which flew to several UK destinations, cancelled all flights from midnight.
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Noor Inayat Khan or Harry Maguire: Who will be on the new £50 note?19h Updated Noor Inayat Khan or Harry Maguire: Who will be on the new £50 note?
Among the favourites are Stephen Hawking, Margaret Thatcher and war heroine Noor Inayat Khan.
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Facebook Finds Hack Done by Spammers, Not Foreign State19h Facebook Finds Hack Done by Spammers, Not Foreign State
The company believes the hackers who accessed 30 million accounts masqueraded as a digital marketing firm and were driven by greed, not ideology.
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19h Updated Uber Targets Trucking With New Trailer-Rental Business
Uber, trying to move beyond its unprofitable business of connecting drivers with passengers, is adding a new tractor-trailer rental business to help big-rig truckers haul freight.
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Minister backing fracking drive has never visited shale site19h Minister backing fracking drive has never visited shale site
Energy minister Claire Perry, who has defended fracking admits she has ‘not yet had the opportunity’ to visit any site The minister spearheading the UK’s renewed push for fracking has admitted she has never been to a shale gas well. In the week that
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Passengers warned as airline suspends flights20h Passengers warned as airline suspends flights
Passengers have been warned not to turn up for flights booked on low-cost carrier Cobalt after it suspended operations indefinitely.
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New Cyberdefenses to Protect Your Smart Appliances From Hackers20h New Cyberdefenses to Protect Your Smart Appliances From Hackers
Two SoftBank-backed companies are teaming up to thwart hackers pummeling some of the cyberworld’s most vulnerable targets (think lightbulbs and thermostats).
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Ebay sues Amazon over claims it poached sellers21h Ebay sues Amazon over claims it poached sellers
Online marketplace eBay has filed a US lawsuit against Amazon claiming the retail giant used eBay's internal messaging system to poach its sellers.
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Dyson awards shortlist includes solutions to plastic waste and water pollution21h Dyson awards shortlist includes solutions to plastic waste and water pollution
‘Potato Plastic’ and a river-cleaning robot are among 20 contenders for this year’s prestigious global prize Cutlery made from
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Trump moves to quit 144-year-old postal treaty22h Updated Trump moves to quit 144-year-old postal treaty
The White House says postal rates set via the 144-year-old global pact give Chinese firms an 'unfair' advantage.
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Powerful Executives Have Stepped Away From the Saudis. Not SoftBank’s.22h Updated Powerful Executives Have Stepped Away From the Saudis. Not SoftBank’s.
The chief executive of SoftBank, Masayoshi Son, and his ambitious Vision Fund, are deeply enmeshed with the oil-rich kingdom, which has promised to invest $45 billion.
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Fed Plans to Continue Raising Rates, Despite Trump’s Ire23h Updated Fed Plans to Continue Raising Rates, Despite Trump’s Ire
The Federal Reserve released minutes of its last meeting that suggest it is on track to continue raising rates, perhaps to a level that would act as a mild brake on the economy.
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Trump Opens New Front in His Battle With China: International Shipping23h Trump Opens New Front in His Battle With China: International Shipping
The United States is withdrawing from a treaty that lowered costs for Chinese companies to ship packages here, part of President Trump’s efforts to punish China.
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23h Updated Investors’ Big New Worry Is Hitting Small Stocks Hard
Instead of being insulated, small companies are actually more likely than larger ones to be affected by rising interest rates.
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Australia to target Google and Yahoo under internet piracy crackdown23h Australia to target Google and Yahoo under internet piracy crackdown
Search engines would be forced to remove or demote results for piracy websites under new laws The federal government will target search engines as it expands a crackdown on internet piracy, making it harder for Australians to illegally download free movies and music. In a move hailed by the Australian film industry, the government on Thursday introduced legislation to parliament that would effectively expand the list of websites that companies could seek to have blocked.
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US shies away from calling China a currency manipulator23h Updated US shies away from calling China a currency manipulator
The US Treasury held back from blaming Beijing for holding down the value of China's currency.
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The Graduates23h The Graduates
The designers of Vaquera have press, buzz and talent. Can they quit their day jobs now?
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New York to Settle Inquiry of Rent-to-Own Trailer Park Firms23h New York to Settle Inquiry of Rent-to-Own Trailer Park Firms
The agreement, which the attorney general’s office could announce Thursday, would give people who signed leases the right to recoup their deposits.
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Treasury Official Charged with Leaking Sensitive Bank Information24h Updated Treasury Official Charged with Leaking Sensitive Bank Information
A Treasury Department official was arrested and charged with disclosing to a reporter information about sensitive financial transactions related to the Russia investigation, the latest move in the Justice Department’s efforts to target government leaks to the media.
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24h Updated Constellation CEO Rob Sands to Step Down From Corona Brewer
Rob Sands, the third in his family to lead the upstate Victor, N.Y. company, will step aside as chief executive on March 1, entrusting Constellation’s future to one of his lieutenants, Bill Newlands.
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In Final Column, Jamal Khashoggi Laments Dearth of Free Press in Arab World25h In Final Column, Jamal Khashoggi Laments Dearth of Free Press in Arab World
The Washington Post received the prominent Saudi dissident journalist’s latest piece from his translator the day after he was reported missing in Istanbul.
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Craig Newmark, Newspaper Villain, Is Working to Save Journalism25h Updated Craig Newmark, Newspaper Villain, Is Working to Save Journalism
The tech mogul, whose Craigslist site helped replace newspaper classifieds, has given $50 million to revitalize local reporting in New York — including a new gift on Wednesday.
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Trump Administration Moves to End Deep Discounts for Packages From China25h Updated Trump Administration Moves to End Deep Discounts for Packages From China
The Trump administration opened a new front in Washington’s economic conflict with China, starting a process to withdraw from a 144-year-old international postal body whose discounts allow Chinese merchants to ship small packages to U.S. customers at steeply discounted rates.
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New Cyberdefenses Planned for Connected Devices25h Updated New Cyberdefenses Planned for Connected Devices
Two SoftBank-backed companies are teaming up to thwart hackers pummeling some of the cyberworld’s most vulnerable targets (think lightbulbs and thermostats).
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Fed Minutes Point to Continued, Gradual Interest-Rate Increases25h Updated Fed Minutes Point to Continued, Gradual Interest-Rate Increases
Federal Reserve officials signaled they see a strong economy justifying continued interest-rate increases and said they will watch for evidence their moves are keeping economic growth on an even keel, minutes of their September policy meeting showed.
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Treasury Official Charged With Leaking Bank Reports to Journalist27h Updated Treasury Official Charged With Leaking Bank Reports to Journalist
Prosecutors said Natalie Mayflower Sours Edwards had illegally shared department reports on suspicious banking activity.
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Where Has All the Tab Gone? A Shortage Panics Fans27h Where Has All the Tab Gone? A Shortage Panics Fans
Coke is still producing the diet cola, but a major bottler has stopped distribution in its 14-state territory.
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John Lewis trials £10,000 experience to lure in shoppers28h John Lewis trials £10,000 experience to lure in shoppers
The department store will give high-spending customers a chance to shop privately at its new outlet.
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Trump Embarks on Bilateral Trade Talks to Pressure China28h Trump Embarks on Bilateral Trade Talks to Pressure China
The White House is looking to create deals with many of the nations in the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the pact the president withdrew from.
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Canada Legalizes Recreational Marijuana, and a National Experiment Begins28h Updated Canada Legalizes Recreational Marijuana, and a National Experiment Begins
On Wednesday, Canada becomes the first major world economy to legalize recreational marijuana, presenting the country with enormous public policy challenges.
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Would you splash out on a new phone to get VR on the go?28h Would you splash out on a new phone to get VR on the go?
Superfast 5G mobile will require new handsets, but will the new services justify the extra expense?
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Cobalt airline warns passengers that all flights are cancelled28h Cobalt airline warns passengers that all flights are cancelled
Cypriot carrier says operations are suspended and asks travellers not to go to airports Cypriot airline Cobalt has announced that it is cancelling all its flights and indefinitely suspending operations. Cobalt, which has services from Heathrow, Stansted and Gatwick, warned travellers on Wednesday night not to arrive for flights. The carrier said all flights would be cancelled as of 11.50pm.
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IBM Shares Slide as Revenue Drop Renews Concerns28h Updated IBM Shares Slide as Revenue Drop Renews Concerns
Shares of International Business Machines fell Wednesday after the company’s drop in revenue renewed concerns about the tech giant’s growth prospects.
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Alcoa Raises Profit Outlook as Tariffs Lift Aluminum Prices28h Alcoa Raises Profit Outlook as Tariffs Lift Aluminum Prices
Alcoa said higher U.S. aluminum prices from a tariff on imports and rising sales of raw materials needed to make aluminum improved its revenue in the third quarter.
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Harvard Calls for Retraction of Dozens of Studies by Noted Cardiac Researcher29h Harvard Calls for Retraction of Dozens of Studies by Noted Cardiac Researcher
Some 31 studies by Dr. Piero Anversa contain fabricated or falsified data, officials concluded. Dr. Anversa popularized the idea of stem cell treatment for damaged hearts.
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U.S. Does Not Name China as Currency Manipulator29h Updated U.S. Does Not Name China as Currency Manipulator
The U.S. Treasury again passed up a formal opportunity to designate China a “currency manipulator,” but singled out the nation’s currency practices as a source of “particular concern.”
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EBay Sues Amazon, Alleging Sellers Were Illegally Poached29h Updated EBay Sues Amazon, Alleging Sellers Were Illegally Poached
EBay.com filed a lawsuit against Amazon.com, accusing the company of illegally poaching sellers on its marketplace via eBay’s internal messaging system.
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Trump Seeks 5% Budget Cuts From Cabinet Agencies29h Updated Trump Seeks 5% Budget Cuts From Cabinet Agencies
President Trump asked each cabinet member to devise proposals to cut their respective department budgets by 5% next year, days after the Treasury Department said the federal budget deficit had widened 17% to $779 billion.
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29h Wall St. Falls as Investors Eye a United Hawkish Fed
Wall Street's major indexes edged lower after a choppy session on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve showed broad agreement on the need to raise borrowing costs further, cementing investor concerns that had helped cause a major sell-off the week before.
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Salesforce boss blasts rival billionaires for hoarding money30h Updated Salesforce boss blasts rival billionaires for hoarding money
Marc Benioff, the boss of cloud computing giant Salesforce, attacked tech firms for opposing a tax that would help the growing number of homeless people in San Francisco.
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30h Wall Street Slips After Minutes Show Fed United on Rate Hikes
Wall Street's major indexes slipped on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve released meeting minutes showing broad agreement on the need to raise borrowing costs further, cementing investor concerns that had helped cause a major sell-off the week before.
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CITY DIARY: Slater & Gordon sacks senior lawyer and paralegal30h CITY DIARY: Slater & Gordon sacks senior lawyer and paralegal
A horrified junior staffer was said to have interrupted the couple’s amorous activities in the firm’s Chancery Lane offices last month before reporting them to human resources.
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Historic toy store Hamleys ousts finance director after swinging to a loss last year30h Historic toy store Hamleys ousts finance director after swinging to a loss last year
Chief executive Ralph Cunningham said Alex Jablonowski would be leaving with immediate effect. He will be replaced by former House of Fraser financial officer Yong Shen.
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Crumbling cake chain faces probe: MPs demand answers from Patisserie Valerie boss over black hole30h Crumbling cake chain faces probe: MPs demand answers from Patisserie Valerie boss over black hole
Chief executive Luke Johnson, who owns more than a third of the cafe’s parent company Patisserie Holdings, is facing calls to account for his governance of the business in Parliament.
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Apologise? Me? Never! Robert Tchenguiz refuses to say sorry to Grant Thornton over abandoned lawsuit30h Apologise? Me? Never! Robert Tchenguiz refuses to say sorry to Grant Thornton over abandoned lawsuit
On Monday the property entrepreneur withdrew legal action against Grant Thornton, two of its partners and a lawyer for Icelandic bank Kaupthing. He struck a confidential last-minute deal.
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Lower food prices push down inflation to 2.4% relieving the pressure to hike interest rates30h Lower food prices push down inflation to 2.4% relieving the pressure to hike interest rates
The fall, down from a six-month high of 2.7 per cent in August, in the consumer price index was greater than expected. The figure is used to set percentage increases in benefits for people on low incomes.
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Boss appointed to rescue Fishing Republic backs out sparking fears of a collapse30h Boss appointed to rescue Fishing Republic backs out sparking fears of a collapse
Daniel Quinn, the former commercial director of Go Outdoors, had been drafted in as chief executive to lead the turnaround of the troubled business, which employs 117 staff.
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MARKET REPORT: Crest Nicholson finance chief quits as housebuilder warns on profits30h MARKET REPORT: Crest Nicholson finance chief quits as housebuilder warns on profits
Crest said profit would be in the range of £170m to £190m for the full year, down from the £205m it was guiding in June and the £207m it pulled in last financial year.
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ALEX BRUMMER: Patisserie Valerie boss Luke Johnson under the spotlight30h ALEX BRUMMER: Patisserie Valerie boss Luke Johnson under the spotlight
Patisserie Valerie now finds itself in the sights of Rachel Reeves at the Business Select Committee, whose most recent target was Unilever, with a market value of £106bn.
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30h Updated Investors’ Big New Worry Is Hitting Small Stocks Hardest
Instead of being insulated, small companies are actually more likely than larger ones to be affected by rising interest rates.
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31h Wall St. Indexes Choppy After Minutes Showed United Fed
Wall Street struggled for direction on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve released meeting minutes showing broad agreement on the need to raise borrowing costs further despite sharp criticism from U.S. President Donald Trump over interest rate hikes.
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U.S. Boosts Credit Line to Mexico in Gesture of Ties31h Updated U.S. Boosts Credit Line to Mexico in Gesture of Ties
The U.S. is boosting the size of a credit line available to Mexico in times of need, part of a largely symbolic display of close ties as the countries prepare to sign a new version of the North American Free Trade Agreement.
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New Look fashions retreat from Chinese market31h New Look fashions retreat from Chinese market
The fashion chain New Look is to call time on its international presence by abandoning its entire Chinese operation as it tries to improve the fortunes of its domestic business.
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Benefits errors trigger £5,000 refunds for ESA claimants32h Updated Benefits errors trigger £5,000 refunds for ESA claimants
Errors mean 180,000 people on sickness benefits will now receive backdated payments.
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32h Wall St. Indexes Down in Choppy Trade After Fed Minutes
Wall Street's three major indexes were lower on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve released minutes from its September meeting that showed broad agreement for the last rate hike and expectations that borrowing costs were set to rise further.
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The Titanic’s Legacy Is Likely to Belong to Hedge Funds Soon32h Updated The Titanic’s Legacy Is Likely to Belong to Hedge Funds Soon
Salvaged artifacts have been the focus of a tussle over who gets to own a part of the ocean liner’s history. They’re worth $19.5 million, at least.
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DealBook Briefing: Uber and Lyft Are in an I.P.O. Race32h Updated DealBook Briefing: Uber and Lyft Are in an I.P.O. Race
The first company to go public would get dibs on investors that are eager for a piece of the ride-hailing business.
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Fix business rates says Asos amid threat of digital sales tax32h Updated Fix business rates says Asos amid threat of digital sales tax
Online fashion retailer sees UK sales rise by 23% while bricks-and-mortar rivals flounder
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UK house prices rise at their lowest annual rate in five years, ONS says32h UK house prices rise at their lowest annual rate in five years, ONS says
Average UK prices rise 3.2% but sluggish London property market sees fall of 0.2% UK house prices grew at the slowest rate in five years in August, in the latest figures to identify a growing divergence between a sluggish London property market and faster rates of growth other regions. The average price of a UK home increased by 3.2% in the year to August, to £232,797, in the lowest annual rate of growth since August 2013, according to the figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and Land Registry.
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Trump launches process to quit 144-year-old postal treaty33h Trump launches process to quit 144-year-old postal treaty
The White House says the 144 year old arrangement gives Chinese firms an 'unfair' advantage.
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China Imposes Record Fine on Vaccine Maker Over Safety Scandal33h Updated China Imposes Record Fine on Vaccine Maker Over Safety Scandal
The penalty, of $1.3 billion, comes at a time of increasing anxieties among the country’s middle class, already furious about a spate of drug and food safety scandals.
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33h Updated Wall St. Takes a Step Back; Fed Minutes on Deck
U.S. stocks slipped in a choppy session on Wednesday, struggling to sustain a rally from the previous session, as IBM snapped a run of strong blue-chips earnings and disappointing housing data dragged down Home Depot and homebuilders.
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Cheaper chocolate and meat drive down UK inflation in September33h Cheaper chocolate and meat drive down UK inflation in September
ONS says consumer price index fell to 2.4% last month from 2.7% in August UK inflation dropped further than expected last month as the falling price of meat and chocolate helped reduce some of the pressure on cash-strapped British consumers. The
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Tesla Advances in China, Buying Land for a Factory34h Tesla Advances in China, Buying Land for a Factory
Elon Musk’s electric-vehicle maker is speeding up construction of a plant in Shanghai in response to the U.S.-China trade dispute.
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34h Updated Fed Minutes Watched for Clues on Further Rate Rises, Economic Outlook
The Fed releases the minutes of its September meeting later Wednesday, providing more detail about how officials viewed the economy and their rate plans.
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Murdoch children may get up to $2bn each in 21st Century Fox sale34h Murdoch children may get up to $2bn each in 21st Century Fox sale
The family trust owns 17% stake in entertainment empire worth a little over $12bn Rupert Murdoch’s six children could each receive as much as $2bn (£1.5bn) from the sale of his 21st Century Fox global entertainment empire to Disney. Murdoch is in the final stages of
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Just Eat: How clean is your takeaway?34h Just Eat: How clean is your takeaway?
A BBC investigation finds numerous zero rated takeaways on Just Eat, the UK's biggest online platform.
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Tesla Advances in China, Buying Land Purchase for a Factory34h Updated Tesla Advances in China, Buying Land Purchase for a Factory
Elon Musk’s electric-vehicle maker is speeding up construction of a plant in Shanghai in response to the U.S.-China trade dispute.
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Tech We’re Using: An Eye for Photography, but a Google Suite for Events34h Tech We’re Using: An Eye for Photography, but a Google Suite for Events
She was a photo editor. Now she’s an events manager. Whitney Richardson discusses how her career shift at The Times has changed her tech habits.
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34h Wall St. Drops on Disappointing IBM Results, Housing Data
The three main indexes fell on Wednesday, a day after their strongest rally in seven months, as IBM snapped a run of strong earnings from blue-chip companies and disappointing housing data dragged down shares of Home Depot and homebuilders.
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Canada is Legalizing Marijuana. Here Are Some Questions, Answered.35h Canada is Legalizing Marijuana. Here Are Some Questions, Answered.
As Canada prepares to become only the second country in the world, besides Uruguay, to legalize marijuana, the country is scrambling to get ready.
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Wall Street falls back; UK inflation drops to 2.4% – business live35h Updated Wall Street falls back; UK inflation drops to 2.4% – business live
Cheaper meat and chocolate helped ease the cost of living last month
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U.S. Housing Starts Fell in September35h Updated U.S. Housing Starts Fell in September
Home construction fell last month, continuing a weak stretch driven by rising borrowing costs and expensive properties that are out of reach for most Americans.
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FTSE CLOSE: Asos delights investors; Flybe shares crash on profit warning; UK stocks in the green35h FTSE CLOSE: Asos delights investors; Flybe shares crash on profit warning; UK stocks in the green
Asos has reported its third consecutive year of double-digit sales and profit growth. The FTSE-100 index at the close was down 4.80 at 7054.60.
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IBM Shares Slide After Revenue Drop Renews Concerns35h IBM Shares Slide After Revenue Drop Renews Concerns
Shares of International Business Machines fell Wednesday after the company, just three quarters removed from a nearly six-year string of shrinking revenue, reported another drop in its top line.
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Cost of living squeeze eases as UK inflation falls to 2.4% – business live36h Updated Cost of living squeeze eases as UK inflation falls to 2.4% – business live
Cheaper meat and chocolate helped ease the cost of living last month
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Canada Makes Marijuana Legal, and a National Experiment Begins36h Updated Canada Makes Marijuana Legal, and a National Experiment Begins
On Wednesday, Canada becomes the first major world economy to legalize recreational marijuana, presenting the country with enormous public policy challenges.
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Average energy prices soar by a fifth just but households can still make substantial savings36h Updated Average energy prices soar by a fifth just but households can still make substantial savings
Households are in for a miserable and costly winter as energy tariffs have soared by an average of 21% (or £178) from £864 to £1,042 thanks to a steep rise in wholesale energy prices.
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What Is NPC, the Pro-Trump Internet’s New Favorite Insult?36h What Is NPC, the Pro-Trump Internet’s New Favorite Insult?
Twitter has barred hundreds of right-wing accounts for posing as soulless, “nonplayable” liberal activists.
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Wembley: Shahid Khan withdraws offer to buy national stadium from FA36h Wembley: Shahid Khan withdraws offer to buy national stadium from FA
Fulham owner Shahid Khan withdraws his offer to buy Wembley Stadium from the Football Association.
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Asos beats the heatwave to increase UK sales by 23%37h Asos beats the heatwave to increase UK sales by 23%
Online retailer reports strong summer sales of activewear and beauty products
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Bank of England raises alarm over surge in high-risk lending37h Bank of England raises alarm over surge in high-risk lending
Central bank draws parallels to 2008 financial crisis in warning about leveraged loans The
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Wembley Stadium sale off after billionaire pulls out37h Wembley Stadium sale off after billionaire pulls out
The sale of Wembley Stadium has been called off after billionaire Shahid Khan withdrew his £600m offer.
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Hope for House of Fraser shoppers left with worthless gift cards 37h Updated Hope for House of Fraser shoppers left with worthless gift cards 
Since being bought by Sports Direct, House of Fraser has reportedly started posting out e‑vouchers which can be used on the House of Fraser website.
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BBC is set to scrap free TV licences for over 75s37h Updated BBC is set to scrap free TV licences for over 75s
The scheme currently provides a saving of £150.50 to those eligible, believed to be around 4.46million homes. But it runs out in 2020 and the BBC is consulting on its future.
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Google to Charge Phone Makers for Android Apps in Europe37h Updated Google to Charge Phone Makers for Android Apps in Europe
To comply with a European antitrust ruling, Google will begin charging a licensing fee of handset makers.
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Canada becomes second country to legalise recreational marijuana37h Updated Canada becomes second country to legalise recreational marijuana
The country becomes only the second nation in the world, after Uruguay, to legalise recreational use.
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Asos: Animal print and plus-size clothing boost profits38h Asos: Animal print and plus-size clothing boost profits
Plus-size clothes and button-through dresses also boost profits at the online fashion retailer.
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Virgin Money raises the rate on its online Double Take E-Saver to 1.42%38h Updated Virgin Money raises the rate on its online Double Take E-Saver to 1.42%
This makes it the next best rate easy-access account after Marcus by Goldman Sachs at 1.5%. But Virgin limits you to making two withdrawals a year, while Marcus comes with a 0.15% bonus.
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Compare your power bills faster: New service will find cheapest deals and switch you automatically 38h Updated Compare your power bills faster: New service will find cheapest deals and switch you automatically 
Weflip is free to use and continuously searches the market for the cheapest gas and electricity deals. If it can save you at least £50 a year on your annual energy bill after exit fees.
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38h Updated Netflix Reports Strong User Growth
Netflix exceeded expectations for adding new subscribers during the third quarter, reporting strong user growth in international markets. Shares jumped after-hours.
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News Analysis: No, Trump’s Tax Cut Isn’t Paying for Itself (at Least Not Yet)38h Updated News Analysis: No, Trump’s Tax Cut Isn’t Paying for Itself (at Least Not Yet)
Federal revenues rose slightly in the 2018 fiscal year. But that doesn’t mean the $1.5 trillion tax cut is bringing in more revenue than it’s losing.
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Google unshackles Android-device-makers39h Google unshackles Android-device-makers
Phone and tablet companies will be able to experiment with alternative versions of Android.
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Chinese firm fined $1.3bn for illegal production of rabies vaccine39h Chinese firm fined $1.3bn for illegal production of rabies vaccine
Changchun Changsheng had blended different batches of vaccine fluid, says state media.
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Chinese search firm Baidu joins global AI ethics body39h Chinese search firm Baidu joins global AI ethics body
Company is first Chinese member of Partnership on AI, following, Google, Apple, Facebook and others The AI ethics body formed by five of the largest US corporations has expanded to include its first Chinese member, the search firm Baidu. The Partnership on Artificial Intelligence to Benefit People and Society – known as the Partnership on AI (PAI) – was
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Jailed anti-fracking activists freed by appeal judges39h Jailed anti-fracking activists freed by appeal judges
Three anti-fracking activists jailed for a protest at a site in Lancashire have been freed by the Court of Appeal.
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VW boss says switch to electric vehicles could cost 14,000 jobs at the manufacturer39h VW boss says switch to electric vehicles could cost 14,000 jobs at the manufacturer
VW ceo Herbert Diess said new demands to reduce CO2 emissions across car ranges could see the brand having to meet a target of one in every three vehicles sold being electrified.
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39h Updated Facebook Accused of Failing to Disclose Ad Errors Sooner
Facebook knew of problems with how it measured viewership of video ads for more than a year before it disclosed them in 2016, according to a complaint filed Tuesday by some advertisers.
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