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7h What has Donald Trump actually achieved on trade?
The self-styled 'Tariff Man' uses tariffs for negotiation but how successful has he been?
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Warm words in the alps … Davos prepares for 50th economics shindig7h Warm words in the alps … Davos prepares for 50th economics shindig
Everyone from Trump to Thunberg is coming, but the World Economic Forum has been called much ado about nothingIt’s Davos time again. The global elite are packing their best snow boots and smartest woolly hats and firing up the Learjet for their annual pilgrimage to the World Economic Forum (WEF). This year will mark the 50th gathering since the
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TONY HETHERINGTON: I smell a rat in this tale of a criminal tenant8h Updated TONY HETHERINGTON: I smell a rat in this tale of a criminal tenant
I rented out my late mother's house. I chose Howards Estate Agents to find a suitable tenant in full time employment, but it later became apparent they were not and defaulted on the rent.
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JEFF PRESTRIDGE: Get radical, Chancellor, and kill off the death tax 8h Updated JEFF PRESTRIDGE: Get radical, Chancellor, and kill off the death tax 
Some of the taxes we currently pay and a number of the tax breaks we are given to encourage us to save for old age are either too onerous or far too complicated.
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HAMISH MCRAE: Climate change is the hot topic, so what should investors do?8h HAMISH MCRAE: Climate change is the hot topic, so what should investors do?
Follow the money. The catchphrase was made famous in All The President's Men, the film about the Watergate scandal. This week, if you literally want to do so, you go to Davos.
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In an energy fix? You CAN move before energy prices go up over the next two months  9h In an energy fix? You CAN move before energy prices go up over the next two months  
A total of 77 cheap deals are set to finish at the end of January or February meaning consumers will be shunted on to their provider's more expensive standard energy tariff.
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Tory billionaire Michael Spencer punts £75m bet on City firms 9h Tory billionaire Michael Spencer punts £75m bet on City firms 
Billionaire Michael Spencer has placed a giant bet on a string of growing firms amid speculation he could join the House of Lords.
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Bailed-out Branson branded a hypocrite as he once said failing airlines must be allowed to go bust 9h Bailed-out Branson branded a hypocrite as he once said failing airlines must be allowed to go bust 
Sir Richard Branson, whose Flybe was rescued by the Government last week, found himself at the centre of a fresh storm after it emerged he once slammed a mooted bailout of his rival British Airways.
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Experts demand inheritance tax reform as thousands have to fill in forms for nothing9h Experts demand inheritance tax reform as thousands have to fill in forms for nothing
Thousands of families are being forced to complete complicated paperwork to report the value of a loved one's estate to the taxman when they die - even when there is no inheritance tax to pay.
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CRUX EUROPEAN SPECIAL SITUATIONS: Europe is the Crux in these special cases 9h CRUX EUROPEAN SPECIAL SITUATIONS: Europe is the Crux in these special cases 
Over the past five years, Crux European Special Situations fund has rewarded investors with overall returns of 71 per cent - despite a difficult 2018.
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MIDAS SHARE TIPS: Property group Harworth brings prestige to pit clash site of Orgreave9h MIDAS SHARE TIPS: Property group Harworth brings prestige to pit clash site of Orgreave
Harworth shares are £1.54 and should increase in value, as the company has an impressive track record, a strong portfolio and is focused on the areas that Boris has earmarked for investment.
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STOCK WATCH: Pirelli treads carefully over £7.7bn tyre merger9h STOCK WATCH: Pirelli treads carefully over £7.7bn tyre merger
Is Italian tyre giant Pirelli plotting a €9billion (£7.7billion) merger with Finland's Nokian Tyres?
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Weather fear triggers rush for ethical investments as inflow for ESG funds jump from £3bn to £10bn9h Weather fear triggers rush for ethical investments as inflow for ESG funds jump from £3bn to £10bn
Shareholders more than trebled their ethical investments last year, according to analysts Impactvesting.
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CASH IN THE ATTIC: The Matchbox toy cars that can fetch thousands of pounds9h CASH IN THE ATTIC: The Matchbox toy cars that can fetch thousands of pounds
Matchbox toy cars are no longer just for driving around the living floor and crashing into furniture - but to be collected as investments worth thousands of pounds.
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Hundreds of Saga customers receive surprise payout after platinum credit card mishap9h Hundreds of Saga customers receive surprise payout after platinum credit card mishap
Hundreds of customers of Saga have received an unexpected windfall following its admission that it badly handled the axeing of its popular platinum credit card last year.
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How to bolster your savings against an impending rate cut and price rises 9h How to bolster your savings against an impending rate cut and price rises 
With inflation now running at a new low of 1.3 per cent there are plenty of saving accounts available that enable savers to earn an inflation-busting return.
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From slimming down debts to boosting Isas: Our wealth workout to give your finances real muscle9h From slimming down debts to boosting Isas: Our wealth workout to give your finances real muscle
The average Briton wastes £640 a year on unwanted subscriptions. Nearly 12million of us have less than £100 in savings. Here is our wealth workout to help you reach peak financial fitness.
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Hopes of bumper year for City deals are given a lift as buyout barons move in on top UK bailiff 9h Hopes of bumper year for City deals are given a lift as buyout barons move in on top UK bailiff 
Hopes of a bumper year for City deals have been given a lift after it emerged that a slice of one of Britain's biggest bailiffs is on the verge of being sold to a private equity firm.
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W.H.O. Warns That Pipeline for New Antibiotics Is Running Dry9h Updated W.H.O. Warns That Pipeline for New Antibiotics Is Running Dry
In two new reports, the global health agency says only government intervention can fix the broken market for new antimicrobial drugs.
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The Secretive Company That Might End Privacy as We Know It11h Updated The Secretive Company That Might End Privacy as We Know It
A little-known start-up helps law enforcement match photos of unknown people to their online images — and “might lead to a dystopian future or something,” a backer says.
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Crozier in talks to chair market research giant13h Crozier in talks to chair market research giant
Adam Crozier, the former boss of ITV, is in talks to become the chairman of one of Britain's biggest market research groups in the wake of its $4bn takeover.
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If the UK doesn’t act now, the car industry will vanish | Phillip Inman14h If the UK doesn’t act now, the car industry will vanish | Phillip Inman
Brexit was the latest blow to the sector. Its future must not be left to the market – investment in electric vehicles is neededBritain’s economy is on course to grow by less than 1% in 2019. Last week’s retail sales figures for December, which showed
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Avoiding Carsickness When the Cars Drive Themselves15h Updated Avoiding Carsickness When the Cars Drive Themselves
If the future lets people focus on work instead of driving during the daily commute, many of us will have to conquer motion sickness to read memos (or tweets). Researchers are working on some fixes.
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15h Updated Brexit: Price rises warning after chancellor vows EU rules divergence
Food prices could rise after Sajid Javid said there will be no alignment with EU rules after Brexit, businesses say.
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$1tn is just the start: why tech giants could double their market valuations15h $1tn is just the start: why tech giants could double their market valuations
As Alphabet becomes the latest firm to achieve a 13-figure market cap, analysts still forecast years of growth aheadAlphabet, the tech giant formerly known as Google, on Thursday night became the
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Prime Minister to hand Lords seat to ICAP founder Michael Spencer 16h Prime Minister to hand Lords seat to ICAP founder Michael Spencer
The ICAP billionaire Michael Spencer is to be handed a peerage by Boris Johnson, paving the way for one of the City's most prominent figures to finally join the House of Lords.
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17h Brexit: Business warning after Sajid Javid flags divergence from EU rules
Food prices could rise after Sajid Javid said there will be no alignment with EU rules after Brexit, businesses say.
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The Great Bond Party of 2019 Is Ending17h Updated The Great Bond Party of 2019 Is Ending
With Federal Reserve rate cuts behind us and recession fears waning, don’t expect much from bond funds this year.
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Love Island offers battleground for rival Boohoo brothers19h Love Island offers battleground for rival Boohoo brothers
Hit TV show seen as prime way for startups such as Jalal Kamani’s I Saw It First to get noticed
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Crisis engulfing High Street intensified over Christmas21h Updated Crisis engulfing High Street intensified over Christmas
In a bleak update, the Office for National Statistics said retail sales fell 0.6 per cent in December as shoppers remained cautious over the festive period despite heavy discounting.
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MARKET REPORT: Aston Martin shares go back into reverse21h Updated MARKET REPORT: Aston Martin shares go back into reverse
Formula 1 billionaire Lawrence Stroll is reported to be the front-runner to help prop up the ailing luxury marque. The City grapevine believes Stroll is in talks to invest around £200m into Aston.
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Owner of Ladbrokes and Coral looks set to have raked in profits of nearly £2m a day last year21h Updated Owner of Ladbrokes and Coral looks set to have raked in profits of nearly £2m a day last year
GVC, whose brands also include Sportingbet, Party Poker and Foxy Bingo, said profits in 2019 were at the top end of expectations of between £670m and £680m.
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ALEX BRUMMER: Charitable foundation raises question: How did Peter Hargreaves become so wealthy?21h Updated ALEX BRUMMER: Charitable foundation raises question: How did Peter Hargreaves become so wealthy?
The whole Hargreaves Lansdown model is now under intense scrutiny as a result of the scandal surrounding the implosion inside Neil Woodford's investment empire.
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Help! A Hurricane Destroyed Our House and We Can’t Afford That Vacation Anymore21h Help! A Hurricane Destroyed Our House and We Can’t Afford That Vacation Anymore
In this week’s Tripped Up column, Sarah Firshein investigates how a family in The Bahamas can recover vacation funds to rebuild their home.
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Peppa Pig toy maker Character Group issues warning over profits21h Peppa Pig toy maker Character Group issues warning over profits
Character expects profits to fall by 10 per cent to £10m in the year to August 31. The firm was knocked back by 'extremely challenging' Christmas trading, it said in a bleak update.
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Energy suppliers accused of hindering smart meter scheme after failing to follow Ofgem rules21h Energy suppliers accused of hindering smart meter scheme after failing to follow Ofgem rules
The smart meter rollout has suffered another blow after it was revealed that nine small suppliers have not yet signed up to be Data Communications Company (DCC) users.
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How a Budget review of inflation measures could affect your finances21h How a Budget review of inflation measures could affect your finances
The announcement from Sajid Javid on Tuesday that he would use Budget Day on 11 March to launch a consultation into phasing out RPI sooner than 2030 could have big implications for people's finances.
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Swap shop: ex-Topshop guru pops in to Liberty to rent out clothes23h Swap shop: ex-Topshop guru pops in to Liberty to rent out clothes
Jane Shepherdson introduces her new fashion rental site My Wardrobe HQ as shoppers warm to hiring other people’s outfits Jane Shepherdson was once named the most powerful woman in British fashion. As the boss of Topshop when it ruled the high street and delivered £100m in profit a year for Philip Green’s Arcadia retail empire, she was the
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We’re struggling with Veganuary – where should we shop?24h We’re struggling with Veganuary – where should we shop?
We need tips from vegans as we sometimes need pre-prepared or quick-to-make meals
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