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Amazon Narrows Choices for Second Headquarters to 2020m Updated Amazon Narrows Choices for Second Headquarters to 20
Amazon named 20 metropolitan areas as finalists for its second headquarters after reviewing 238 proposals from across the U.S., Canada and Mexico. New York, Chicago, Columbus, Ohio, and Indianapolis are among the choices.
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New Type of Cyberattack Targets Factory Safety Systems1h 44m Updated New Type of Cyberattack Targets Factory Safety Systems
Hackers who attacked a petrochemical plant in Saudi Arabia last year gained control over a safety shut-off system that is critical in defending against catastrophic events.
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William Bain Jr., Business Consultant and Romney Mentor, Dies at 801h 52m William Bain Jr., Business Consultant and Romney Mentor, Dies at 80
He made Bain & Company, in Boston, a fierce competitor to some of the country’s leading firms. Mitt Romney was one of his most significant hires.
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Switch on, switch off2h Switch on, switch off
As cars become more automated, some experts worry that we are becoming complacent drivers.
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How the zipper became a million dollar idea2h How the zipper became a million dollar idea
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the zipper became a million dollar idea.
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ATM shake-up could leave many without cash, consumer group warns2h ATM shake-up could leave many without cash, consumer group warns
People in remote areas could be left with little or no access to cash, says consumer group Which?
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Why Toronto Made ‘the Playoffs’ for Amazon’s Headquarters2h Why Toronto Made ‘the Playoffs’ for Amazon’s Headquarters
Toronto is the only non-American city on Amazon’s list. Its mayor credited Canada’s open approach to immigration and strong support for education.
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Amazon Chooses 20 Finalists for Second Headquarters3h Updated Amazon Chooses 20 Finalists for Second Headquarters
The list released Thursday leaned toward cities in the Midwest and on the East Coast, and away from the tech-saturated hubs of the West Coast.
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Where Amazon May Build Its New Headquarters3h Updated Where Amazon May Build Its New Headquarters
The e-commerce giant announced a short list of places that could become home to its second headquarters. The process has garnered the kind of enthusiasm normally reserved for bids to host the Olympics.
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Flexible working3h Flexible working
The mother who had to give up her job to fit in childcare
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IBM Ends 22-Quarter Streak of Falling Revenue3h IBM Ends 22-Quarter Streak of Falling Revenue
The gain was modest — revenue rose by 4 percent — but the company’s fourth-quarter report is a sign that IBM’s finances are stabilizing.
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Breakingviews: Amazon HQ2 Choices Are Disappointingly Undisruptive3h Breakingviews: Amazon HQ2 Choices Are Disappointingly Undisruptive
Hundreds of cities hoped Amazon would think outside the box in picking its second headquarters. A desire for talent and a welcoming environment led it to the usual spots.
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ADT IPO Prices Well Below Expectations3h Updated ADT IPO Prices Well Below Expectations
Home-security company ADT’s initial public offering priced sharply below its expected range on Thursday, a setback for what is likely to be one of the biggest IPOs of the year.
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ADT IPO Drawing Muted Interest4h Updated ADT IPO Drawing Muted Interest
Home-security company ADT Inc.’s initial public offering is likely to price well below its expected range of $17 to $19 a share, according to people familiar with the deal.
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4h US Indexes Are Weighed Down by Industrials, Energy Stocks
Losses among Boeing, General Electric and other big industrial companies weighed on U.S. stocks Thursday, pulling the market below the record highs it set the day before.
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 Royal Mail delivers record numbers of Christmas parcels 4h Updated Royal Mail delivers record numbers of Christmas parcels
Parcel volumes were up 6 per cent for the nine months to December 24, the biggest rise since it was privatised in 2013. It was fuelled by people shopping on Amazon.
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Wheels: When Detroit Muscle Powered a Breakthrough in Heart Surgery4h Wheels: When Detroit Muscle Powered a Breakthrough in Heart Surgery
In 1952, a team of doctors from Harper Hospital and employees from General Motors engineered a mechanical pump that helped pave the way for modern open-heart surgery.
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 Nissan says electric car tech could slash energy bills 4h Updated Nissan says electric car tech could slash energy bills
Excess energy collected via solar panels on sunny days and stored in a fridge-sized home-battery could be sold back to the national grid at peak times when demand for it is at its highest, the car giant says.
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Bankruptcy Judge Rules Against Settlement Triggering GM Payout5h Updated Bankruptcy Judge Rules Against Settlement Triggering GM Payout
General Motors avoided a potential $1 billion-plus stock payout to address claims stemming from the auto giant’s ignition-switch crisis after a judge found a settlement between plaintiffs and a trust for the company’s bankruptcy estate unenforceable.
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 MARKET REPORT: The AA shares skid 7% after 5h MARKET REPORT: The AA shares skid 7% after
Barclays said in a note that it was lowering its target price from 270p to 200p. That proved bad news for AA and yesterday it saw shares reverse 6.8 per cent, or 11.15p, to 154p.
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Breakingviews: Link Between Underwriting and Trading Is Put to the Test5h Breakingviews: Link Between Underwriting and Trading Is Put to the Test
Investment banks say underwriting for companies brings in more trading revenue and vice versa. Goldman’s performance suggests that’s not always the case.
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Who’s Still in Amazon’s HQ2 Contest: DealBook Briefing5h Updated Who’s Still in Amazon’s HQ2 Contest: DealBook Briefing
New York, Boston and Dallas are still vying to host Amazon’s second headquarters. But Detroit is out of the running.
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Young Women Are Using A.D.H.D. Drugs in Greater Numbers, C.D.C. Reports5h Young Women Are Using A.D.H.D. Drugs in Greater Numbers, C.D.C. Reports
Since 2003, the percentage of women filling prescriptions for drugs like Ritalin has increased nearly fivefold in some age groups.
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 Super-jumbo saved as Airbus lands order from Emirates 5h Super-jumbo saved as Airbus lands order from Emirates
It comes just one day after Airbus's outgoing Chief Operating Officer John Leahy said the production line for the planes would be shut down unless it secured a new order.
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 How little boy racers drove sales at Halfords 5h How little boy racers drove sales at Halfords
The luxury vehicles are licensed by big car makers, such as Jaguar and Lamborghini, and have proved hugely popular at the retailer over the Black Friday and Christmas periods.
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 £550m weapons maker Chemring probed over corruption 5h £550m weapons maker Chemring probed over corruption
The Serious Fraud Office probe centres on two contracts awarded to Chemring Technology Solutions (CTSL). The probe started after CTSL flagged up the problems.
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 CITY DIARY: Hedge fund boss made £20m shorting Carillion 5h CITY DIARY: Hedge fund boss made £20m shorting Carillion
Paul Marshall’s strongly Eurosceptic views are vehemently at odds with his EU-supporting business partner, Ian Wace, but the pair seem to rub along just fine as colleagues.
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 DAILY BRIEFING: BP signs Kirkuk deal with Iraq 5h DAILY BRIEFING: BP signs Kirkuk deal with Iraq
Oil major BP has signed a contract with Iraq to more than double production at its Kirkuk oil fields. BP will boost output capacity to 750,000 barrels per day.
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 ALEX BRUMMER: GKN must sharpen up 5h ALEX BRUMMER: GKN must sharpen up
The trouble with former Chancellor George Osborne's 'march of the makers' is that so many of Britain's big engineers are not up to scratch.
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Drugmaker Raises U.S. Price of Muscular-Dystrophy Treatment5h Updated Drugmaker Raises U.S. Price of Muscular-Dystrophy Treatment
PTC Therapeutics Inc. this month increased the list price of its muscular-dystrophy treatment by about 9%, to more than $65,000 annually for a common dosage.
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 Lloyds sacked whistleblower who raised alarm over fraud 5h Lloyds sacked whistleblower who raised alarm over fraud
Thames Valley Police took on a gang of rogue financiers who deliberately wrecked small companies for profits they spent on holidays and prostitutes.
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 Santander chief ran toxic RBS arm that sunk small firms  5h Santander chief ran toxic RBS arm that sunk small firms 
Nathan Bostock is said to have overseen a Royal Bank of Scotland division which campaigners claim deliberately destroyed firms and seized their assets.
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 Banks offer £225m to Carillion victims 5h Banks offer £225m to Carillion victims
HSBC, Barclays and RBS say they will waive fees and suspend loan repayments for clients owed money by bust Carillion which is now struggling to pay its own bills.
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Two Federal Reserve Openings Provide One Chance to Counter Trump5h Two Federal Reserve Openings Provide One Chance to Counter Trump
The Fed is likely to get a new chairman next month, but there are still two job openings just below that post. President Trump controls one. Opponents see the other as an opportunity.
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6h Lebanese Intelligence Turned Targets’ Android Phones Into Spy Devices, Researchers Say
For more than six years, Lebanon’s intelligence agency spied on targets’ Android mobile devices and desktop computers using decoy apps and other methods, researchers said Thursday.
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Uber agrees investment deal with SoftBank6h Uber agrees investment deal with SoftBank
The transaction will further enrich Uber's billionaire founder Travis Kalanick
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Hospitals Plan to Produce Generic Drugs in Bid to Fix Troubled Market6h Hospitals Plan to Produce Generic Drugs in Bid to Fix Troubled Market
Four nonprofit hospital groups, frustrated with common shortages and price spikes that they say have hampered patient care, are joining forces to manufacture and market generic drugs.
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With Tax Savings, Some Employers to Boost 401(k) Contributions7h Updated With Tax Savings, Some Employers to Boost 401(k) Contributions
A growing number of companies plan to use some of the savings they expect to realize from the tax overhaul to boost their contributions to employees’ 401(k) retirement-savings accounts.
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Carillion hired BHS pension chief ‎before collapse7h Carillion hired BHS pension chief ‎before collapse
The pension trustee who oversaw negotiations with Sir Philip Green over BHS's retirement scheme deficit was parachuted in to advise on the crisis at Carillion days before the construction group collapsed.
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Consumer Watchdog’s Latest Budget Request: $07h Updated Consumer Watchdog’s Latest Budget Request: $0
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s acting director is paying operations costs from its reserves this quarter, his latest move to curb the agency.
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7h US Stock Indexes Mostly Lower in Afternoon Trade; Oil Slides
A slide in health care and industrial companies helped nudge U.S. stock indexes mostly lower in afternoon trading Thursday as the market pulled back slightly from its latest record highs. Energy stocks also fell as crude oil prices declined. Technology companies were among the biggest gainers. Investors were weighing the latest company earnings news, while also keeping an eye on Washington ahead of a possible federal government shutdown this weekend.
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Hack at Petrochemical Plant Compromised a Safety System7h Hack at Petrochemical Plant Compromised a Safety System
Hackers who attacked a petrochemical plant in Saudi Arabia last year gained control over a safety shut-off system that is critical in defending against catastrophic events.
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Two Big Brewers Try to Cash In on an I.P.A. Craze7h Two Big Brewers Try to Cash In on an I.P.A. Craze
Samuel Adams and Sierra Nevada are producing versions of the hoppy, hazy New England ales that are all the rage. But they run some risks.
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Battersea Power Station to be sold for £1.6bn8h Battersea Power Station to be sold for £1.6bn
Malaysian sovereign wealth fund PNB to buy iconic building in one of UK’s largest ever property deals Battersea Power Station is to be sold for £1.6bn in one of Britain’s largest ever property deals. Malaysian sovereign wealth fund Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB), alongside Employees Provident Fund of Malaysia, have announced their intention to purchase the Grade II listed building, Battersea Power Station Development Company said in a statement on Thursday.
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One Goldman Takeover That Failed: The Trump White House8h Updated One Goldman Takeover That Failed: The Trump White House
Gone: Dina Powell, Steve Bannon and Anthony Scaramucci. Going: Gary Cohn. Some reputations remain intact.
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 Mudeford Spit beach hut sells for £295k, despite no loo 8h Mudeford Spit beach hut sells for £295k, despite no loo
The wooden cabin is on the exclusive Mudeford Spit in Christchurch, Dorset, which is home to the most costly beach huts in the country.
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Ryanair referred to HMRC and labour market tsar over pay8h Ryanair referred to HMRC and labour market tsar over pay
Airline says it complies with UK employment law, despite MPs’ call for cabin crew pay probe Ryanair has been referred to employment and tax authorities for investigation by two parliamentary committees, citing the airline’s “refusal to cooperate” with
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Task force to support Carillion-hit firms8h Updated Task force to support Carillion-hit firms
The government is co-ordinating efforts aimed at supporting business and workers affected.
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Banks create funds for firms hit by Carillion collapse8h Updated Banks create funds for firms hit by Carillion collapse
Lloyds, RBS and HSBC will provide cash for struggling small firms as Nationwide takes on Carillion staff.
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Qualcomm Secures Antitrust Approvals for NXP Deal8h Updated Qualcomm Secures Antitrust Approvals for NXP Deal
Qualcomm won antitrust approval in the European Union and South Korea for its $39 billion acquisition of NXP Semiconductors, agreeing to a package of measures to assuage regulators’ competition concerns.
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 Bitcoin crashes below $10,000 then bounces 20% 9h Updated Bitcoin crashes below $10,000 then bounces 20%
The bitcoin rollercoaster has continued to deliver spectacular price moves as the cryptocurrency dropped below $10,000 and then bounced 20 per cent to top $12,000.
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Santander boss named in GRG scandal9h Santander boss named in GRG scandal
Nathan Bostock was responsible for controversial RBS division during scandal, MPs are told.
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 UK equities funds could be back in favour 9h Updated UK equities funds could be back in favour
Investor sentiment on unloved UK equities funds is turning the corner back to better levels according to the latest data from Lloyds Private Bank.
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 FTSE LIVE: Costa owner Whitbread reports slipping sales 9h Updated FTSE LIVE: Costa owner Whitbread reports slipping sales
The FTSE 100 closed down 24.47 points at 7700.96, as a stronger pound hit the big exporters and earnings updates disappointed traders.
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Meet Your Art Twin: A 400-Year-Old With an Oily Complexion9h Updated Meet Your Art Twin: A 400-Year-Old With an Oily Complexion
Art museum selfies are getting more personal as visitors seek their doppelgängers in paintings and sculptures. A new feature in a Google app has made the trend explode.
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UK’s richest 10% spend more on wine per week than the poorest on water10h UK’s richest 10% spend more on wine per week than the poorest on water
Official data on spending reveals stark contrasts – one’s furnishing money is the other’s rent There is little for the average household to cheer these days as inflation crushes paltry earnings increases. Inflation is running at 3% while wage rises can manage no more than 2.5%. Worse for the average household, the banks are beginning to turn off the lending taps that have allowed them to boost their incomes with cheap debt. Things were better in the year to April 2017, according to the number crunchers at the Office for National Statistics, who have
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Carillion crisis: UK banks offer help to small firms, as task force launched - as it happened10h Carillion crisis: UK banks offer help to small firms, as task force launched - as it happened
Lloyds, HSBC and RBS all promise to help small businesses, as the government sets up a Carillion task force
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 First MOT test for cars to remain at three years 10h Updated First MOT test for cars to remain at three years
Fewer than half of the public consulted voted in favour of the extension, with the main concern being the safety risk involved with delaying the test for another year.
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After the Apologies, Restaurants Struggle to Change10h Updated After the Apologies, Restaurants Struggle to Change
Four employers accused of sexual harassment have stepped away from their empires. But for the companies, the hard part is what happens next.
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Carillion crisis: UK banks offer £225m of support to SMEs - business live10h Carillion crisis: UK banks offer £225m of support to SMEs - business live
Lloyds, HSBC and RBS all promise to help small businesses, as the government sets up a Carillion task force
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Carillion crisis: UK sets up task force, as banks offer emergency help - business live10h Carillion crisis: UK sets up task force, as banks offer emergency help - business live
Unions say new task force must urgently take action to protect jobs, pay and pensions
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Apple to Pay $38 Billion in Taxes on Cash Overseas, Build U.S. Campus10h Updated Apple to Pay $38 Billion in Taxes on Cash Overseas, Build U.S. Campus
Apple will pay a one-time tax of $38 billion on its overseas cash holdings and ramp up spending in the U.S., as the world’s most valuable public company seeks to emphasize its contribution to the American economy.
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10h US Stock Indexes Edge Lower in Morning Trade; Oil Slides
U.S. stock indexes edged lower in morning trading Thursday, pulling back slightly from the market's latest record highs. Losses in health care, industrial and other sectors were outweighing gains by phone and technology companies. Energy stocks also fell as crude oil prices declined.
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Evian to use 100% recycled plastic bottles by 202510h Evian to use 100% recycled plastic bottles by 2025
Drinks firm Evian has announced all its bottles will be made of 100% recycled plastic by 2025.
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BP Returns to a Northern Iraq Now Free of Islamic State10h Updated BP Returns to a Northern Iraq Now Free of Islamic State
BP will return to northern Iraq for the first time since Islamic State swept through the region three years ago, potentially heralding a new era of stability in one of the world’s most dangerous energy-production provinces.
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Carillion crisis: UK sets up task force to help small firms and workers - business live10h Updated Carillion crisis: UK sets up task force to help small firms and workers - business live
Unions say new task force must urgently take action to protect jobs, pay and pensions
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 The cryptocurrencies that could boom in 2018 10h Updated The cryptocurrencies that could boom in 2018
Bitcoin and ethereum really took off last year, leaving many feeling that they've missed the bandwagon. So what are the other cryptocurrencies that could boom? Or are they more likely to bust?
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Ministers set up Carillion collapse task force11h Ministers set up Carillion collapse task force
Ministers have set up a task force involving businesses and trade unions to support companies and workers affected by the collapse of Carillion.
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New Home Building Dropped Sharply at End of 201711h New Home Building Dropped Sharply at End of 2017
The number of housing units that began construction fell sharply at the end of 2017, but still capped a solid year of new single-family home construction that could soon relieve rising home prices.
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 Parents forced to pay higher childcare fees 11h Parents forced to pay higher childcare fees
The scheme, which was introduced in September, gives some three and four-year-old children 30 hours of free childcare a week.
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Warming, Water Crisis, Then Unrest: How Iran Fits an Alarming Pattern11h Warming, Water Crisis, Then Unrest: How Iran Fits an Alarming Pattern
A water crisis — whether caused by nature, human mismanagement, or both — can be an early warning signal of conflict ahead. Iran is the latest example.
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 Household spending finally tops pre-credit crunch levels 11h Household spending finally tops pre-credit crunch levels
Official figures released today give a glimpse into the spending habits of Britons, showing that on average £72 a week goes on accommodation, £79 on transport and £10.60 on holidays.
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 RAC launches flexible loan for used cars that mimics PCP 11h Updated RAC launches flexible loan for used cars that mimics PCP
Used car buyers are to be offered the low monthly payments usually seen on new car finance deals after the RAC launched a flexible loan that mimics PCP deals.
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Amazon shortlists 20 metropolitan areas for new headquarters11h Updated Amazon shortlists 20 metropolitan areas for new headquarters
The proposed site is expected to cost more than $5bn (£3.6bn) and create 50,000 jobs.
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Emirates Offers A380 a Lifeline, Signing $16 Billion Deal With Airbus11h Emirates Offers A380 a Lifeline, Signing $16 Billion Deal With Airbus
The European manufacturer had said it might end production of the world’s largest passenger aircraft, but the new order secures the plane’s immediate future.
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Lloyds creates fund for firms hit by Carillion collapse11h Lloyds creates fund for firms hit by Carillion collapse
Lloyds will provide £50m for struggling small firms as Nationwide takes on Carillion staff.
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11h US Stock Indexes Edge Lower in Early Trade; Oil Prices Slide
U.S. stock indexes edged lower in early trading Thursday, pulling back slightly from the market's latest record highs. Losses by health care stocks and other sectors were outweighing gains by technology companies. Energy stocks also fell as crude oil prices declined.
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U.S. Jobless Claims Fell to Near 45-Year Low12h Updated U.S. Jobless Claims Fell to Near 45-Year Low
The number of Americans filing applications for new unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest level in nearly 45 years, a sign the labor market is beginning 2018 with strong momentum.
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When it comes to estate agents, the future could be purple12h When it comes to estate agents, the future could be purple
Falling sales and the lengthening time taken to sell a home is hurting traditional estate agents Plot the share price of Purple Bricks against Countrywide over the past few years and it tells you all you need to know about where estate agency is heading. Purple Bricks, the internet upstart offering fixed-price home selling for £849, has seen its share price more than quadruple from 95p at its start of trading on 18 December 2015 to 422p now. On that same day shares in traditional estate agency Countrywide were changing hands at 400p. Today they are 113p after
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Is a split brewing at Costa Coffee owner?12h Is a split brewing at Costa Coffee owner?
It seems to be quite the season for major companies to contemplate breaking themselves up.
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Lloyds launches £50m Carillion fund; MPs blast RBS over small firm treatment - business live13h Updated Lloyds launches £50m Carillion fund; MPs blast RBS over small firm treatment - business live
250 Carillion employees who worked at Nationwide branches will now join the building society’s payroll
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Emirates deal hands lifeline to superjumbo13h Emirates deal hands lifeline to superjumbo
Airbus's A380 superjumbo has been handed a lifeline after it said an order for up to 36 aircraft – potentially worth as much as $16bn – had been placed by carrier Emirates.
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How did households budget in 1957?13h How did households budget in 1957?
Housing took a much smaller share of incomes 60 years ago , but food and fashion cost more.
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For These Young Entrepreneurs, Silicon Valley Is, Like, Lame13h Updated For These Young Entrepreneurs, Silicon Valley Is, Like, Lame
A trip to Silicon Valley is something of a rite for ambitious Chinese startups and investors looking for inspiration in global tech’s mecca of innovation. But a visit last week failed to impress. Silicon Valley’s allure is fading.
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Wyndham to Buy La Quinta Hotels in $1.95 Billion Deal13h Wyndham to Buy La Quinta Hotels in $1.95 Billion Deal
The La Quinta purchase would add 900 hotels to Wyndham’s portfolio.
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U.S. Housing Starts Dropped Sharply at the End of 201713h Updated U.S. Housing Starts Dropped Sharply at the End of 2017
U.S. housing starts fell sharply in December, but still capped a solid year of new single-family home construction.
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Carillion crisis: Lloyds launches £50m emergency fund, as Nationwide hires 250 staff - business live13h Updated Carillion crisis: Lloyds launches £50m emergency fund, as Nationwide hires 250 staff - business live
250 Carillion employees who worked at Nationwide branches will now join the building society’s payroll
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 Pick the best (and cheapest) investment Isa platform 14h Updated 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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Unions call denial of minimum wage to North Sea workers ‘national disgrace’14h Unions call denial of minimum wage to North Sea workers ‘national disgrace’
Official pay guidance won’t apply beyond 12-miles in UK waters, leaving out most crews dismantling oil and gas rigs Unions have said it is a “national disgrace” that workers dismantling old North Sea oil and gas rigs will be paid less than the minimum wage, despite new promises by ministers to protect people working in UK waters. The government
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Airbus Wins Lifeline for Ailing A380 Superjumbo From Emirates14h Updated Airbus Wins Lifeline for Ailing A380 Superjumbo From Emirates
Emirates announced a $16 billion deal for up to 36 more Airbus A380 superjumbos, extending a lifeline to the European planemaker’s struggling flagship program that was at risk of production ending without the deal.
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Lawmakers Grill SpaceX, Boeing on Safety of Commercial Crew Capsules14h Updated Lawmakers Grill SpaceX, Boeing on Safety of Commercial Crew Capsules
House subcommittee explores challenges posed by NASA’s decision to use privately operated space vehicles to ferry U.S. astronauts to the international space station.
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China’s Economic Growth Looks Strong. Maybe Too Strong.14h Updated China’s Economic Growth Looks Strong. Maybe Too Strong.
The country reported higher annual growth, but implausibly smooth numbers prompt experts to look for other ways to assess the world’s No. 2 economy.
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DealBook Briefing: Apple’s Political Tax Bet14h DealBook Briefing: Apple’s Political Tax Bet
The iPhone maker has won plaudits from President Trump, but how much will its repatriation of overseas cash actually boost the economy?
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Bloomberg Plans to Discontinue Financial Commentary Brand Gadfly14h Bloomberg Plans to Discontinue Financial Commentary Brand Gadfly
The move is part of the company’s effort to consolidate its news service’s opinion offerings.
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HuffPost, Breaking From Its Roots, Ends Unpaid Contributions14h Updated HuffPost, Breaking From Its Roots, Ends Unpaid Contributions
The site was an early example of amateur journalism online, but it will dissolve its self-publishing platform in an attempt to minimize unverified stories.
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 Budget fashion star Primark boasts record Christmas sales 15h Updated Budget fashion star Primark boasts record Christmas sales
Primark’s sales rose seven per cent in the 16 weeks to 6 January this year with strong like-for-like sales and a record performance in the week before Christmas.
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Pets and package holidays – how over-65s drive UK consumer spending15h Pets and package holidays – how over-65s drive UK consumer spending
Household expenditure on cars, holidays and pets drives recovery but signs emerge of a slowdown Spending by British households has returned to its pre-financial crisis levels in real terms, driven by purchases of cars and spending by older consumers on package holidays and pets.
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Modern day slaves15h Updated Modern day slaves
There are 13,000 modern slavery victims in the UK, the BBC's Nina Warhurst meets one man who managed to escape.
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Nationwide building society to hire Carillion staff - business live15h Updated Nationwide building society to hire Carillion staff - business live
250 Carillion employees who worked at Nationwide branches will now join the building society’s payroll
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Parents pay to plug gaps in free childcare funding, survey finds15h Parents pay to plug gaps in free childcare funding, survey finds
Only a third of places under government scheme found to be completely free, with fees often charged for meals and nappies Parents are being forced to subsidise the government’s flagship childcare policy, which offers 30 free hours at nursery for three- and four-year-olds, a survey has suggested. Nurseries have long complained that the
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For GE, a Breakup Is No Quick Fix15h Updated For GE, a Breakup Is No Quick Fix
While GE’s core Aviation, Power and Healthcare divisions would be among the biggest players in their markets, separating them would require unraveling intertwined operations, pensions and debts.
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Poundworld lines up £40m from backer TPG15h Poundworld lines up £40m from backer TPG
One of the UK’s biggest discount retailers is lining up tens of millions of pounds in new funding from its controlling shareholder after tough trading and one-off costs saw it plunge into the red last year.
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Nationwide takes Carillion contract staff15h Nationwide takes Carillion contract staff
The building society says it wants to reassure 1,750 Carillion staff who work for it.
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 Internet shoppers help boost Royal Mail parcel revenue 16h Updated Internet shoppers help boost Royal Mail parcel revenue
The FTSE 250 firm reported a six per cent annual increase in the number of parcels it processed over the festive period as the growth on online shopping raced ahead.
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Over 65s drive consumer spending back to pre-crisis level16h Over 65s drive consumer spending back to pre-crisis level
Household expenditure on cars, holidays and pets drives recovery but signs emerge of a slowdown Spending by British households has returned to its pre-financial crisis levels in real terms, driven by purchases of cars and spending by older consumers on package holidays and pets.
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 More than half of over-50s prefer to spend not leave money 16h Updated More than half of over-50s prefer to spend not leave money
The majority of over-50s would rather spend their money now than give it to their kids, research by life insurer SunLife has found
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Airbus Wins A380 Superjumbo Lifeline From Emirates16h Airbus Wins A380 Superjumbo Lifeline From Emirates
Emirates announced a $16 billion deal for up to 36 more Airbus A380 superjumbos, extending a lifeline to the European planemaker’s struggling flagship program that was at risk of production ending without the deal.
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Facebook Widens Probe Into Alleged Russian Interference in Brexit16h Updated Facebook Widens Probe Into Alleged Russian Interference in Brexit
Facebook said it was broadening its investigation into whether Russia attempted to meddle in the 2016 referendum on Britain’s membership in the European Union, after its earlier probe found only a minimal amount of activity.
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For These Entrepreneurs, Silicon Valley Is, Like, Lame16h For These Entrepreneurs, Silicon Valley Is, Like, Lame
A trip to Silicon Valley is something of a rite for ambitious Chinese startups and investors looking for inspiration in global tech’s mecca of innovation. But a visit last week failed to impress. Silicon Valley’s allure is fading.
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Superjumbo jet future secured by Emirates order16h Updated Superjumbo jet future secured by Emirates order
A big order from Emirates airline saves the A380 after Airbus threatened to stop making the plane.
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Spending on housing costs doubles in 60 years16h Spending on housing costs doubles in 60 years
Official figures show housing costs, including Council Tax, now account for an average 18% of expenditure for UK households - double the rate 60 years ago.
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Shari Redstone Seeks to Shake Up CBS Board, Pushes for Viacom Deal16h Updated Shari Redstone Seeks to Shake Up CBS Board, Pushes for Viacom Deal
Shari Redstone is advocating for new blood on the board of CBS Corp. as she renews her push to merge the company with Viacom, according to people familiar with the matter.
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With Workplace Suicides Rising, Companies Plan for the Unthinkable16h Updated With Workplace Suicides Rising, Companies Plan for the Unthinkable
With instances of employees ending their lives at the office on the increase, companies are training managers to spot warning signs and cope with the aftermath.
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Countrywide profit warning; stamp duty cut fails to help first-time buyers - business live17h Updated Countrywide profit warning; stamp duty cut fails to help first-time buyers - business live
Chancellor Philip Hammond’s attempt to help first-time buyers onto the housing ladder isn’t working, says Britain’s chartered surveyors
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Company fined for making 75m PPI calls in four months17h Company fined for making 75m PPI calls in four months
Information Commissioner’s Office says company failed to identify itself and used ‘added value’ phone numbers A claims handling company that bombarded consumers with 75m
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 How safe is your final salary pension? How it is protected 17h Updated How safe is your final salary pension? How it is protected
Britain’s private pensions were once the envy of the world. Long gone are widespread world-class final salary schemes, but many still have some promises due and they are worth holding on to.
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 Can I get my smart meter removed? 17h Updated Can I get my smart meter removed?
There is no obligation to have a smart meter installed and it is up to the consumer whether they agree to have one or not. But what happens if you move into a property which has one already?
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Apple employees to get $2,500 bonuses18h Apple employees to get $2,500 bonuses
Apple employees are set to receive bonuses of $2,500 (£1,800) each as the company begins returning its overseas cash to the US.
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China sees first annual growth lift since 201018h China sees first annual growth lift since 2010
China has reported its first rise in annual growth since 2010 - seemingly benefiting from growing demand abroad as the world economic recovery gathers pace.
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Costa Coffee loses its froth as sales fall18h Costa Coffee loses its froth as sales fall
Chain warns of subdued consumer demand as shoppers shun high street and artisan rivals perk up Britain’s biggest coffee shop chain, Costa Coffee, has suffered a fall in sales at its high street stores and warned consumer demand would remain “subdued”.
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 Costa Coffee and Premier Inn owner reports stalling sales 18h Updated Costa Coffee and Premier Inn owner reports stalling sales
Both brands saw sales struggle to outperform the year before with like-for-like sales growth in the third quarter of just 0.5 per cent at Premier Inn.
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Stamp duty cut fails to help first-time buyers - business live18h Updated Stamp duty cut fails to help first-time buyers - business live
Chancellor Philip Hammond’s attempt to help first-time buyers onto the housing ladder isn’t working, says Britain’s chartered surveyors
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 How do pensions work? Your guide to retirement saving 18h Updated How do pensions work? Your guide to retirement saving
Making the most of a pension is your best chance of securing a decent income when you retire. We explain what you need to know.
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 Bank of England tells credit card firms to rein in lending 18h Bank of England tells credit card firms to rein in lending
Families owe £70bn on their cards, and in a letter to chairmen, the Bank said risks from bad lending ‘remain elevated’. It added that some boards are not getting enough information to spot warning signs.
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 Bitcoin crashes below $10,000 as bubble bursts 18h Updated Bitcoin crashes below $10,000 as bubble bursts
The online currency dropped as much as 19 per cent in a fresh trading rout before recovering slightly. Its price has now more than halved since peaking close to $20,000 in mid-December.
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Stamp duty cuts fails to help first-time buyers - business live18h Stamp duty cuts fails to help first-time buyers - business live
Chancellor Philip Hammond’s attempt to help first-time buyers onto the housing ladder isn’t working, says Britain’s chartered surveyors
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 Most bizarre excuses for late tax returns revealed 19h Most bizarre excuses for late tax returns revealed
Every year, thousands miss the self-assessment deadline. HRMC has revealed the most bizarre, if not imaginative, excuses given by those who failed to file their tax returns on time.
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Why won’t City Cruises apologise after a boat collided with a bridge?20h Why won’t City Cruises apologise after a boat collided with a bridge?
After the incident, the crew put on life jackets but did not give them to terrified passengers
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Company fined for making 75m nuisance calls in four months20h Company fined for making 75m nuisance calls in four months
Information Commissioner’s Office says company failed to identify itself and used ‘added value’ phone numbers A claims handling company that bombarded consumers with 75m
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Macau police hunt for casino dealer after $6m theft20h Macau police hunt for casino dealer after $6m theft
Such thefts are rare in the Chinese territory but at least one previous case also involved employees.
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On the Runway: Alexander Wang Is Leaving New York Fashion Week20h Updated On the Runway: Alexander Wang Is Leaving New York Fashion Week
He is the latest in a string of high-profile New York designers to depart the official schedule. Here’s why you care.
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Trump Hands Out ‘Fake News Awards,’ Sans the Red Carpet21h Updated Trump Hands Out ‘Fake News Awards,’ Sans the Red Carpet
President Trump made good on his promise to honor the media’s “most corrupt & biased,” delivering his awards in a blog post.
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Google Sells A.I. for Building A.I. (Novices Welcome)22h Updated Google Sells A.I. for Building A.I. (Novices Welcome)
With a new cloud-computing service, businesses can build their own artificial intelligence algorithms, even if they have little experience with the technology.
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Tech We’re Using: How Technology Is (and Isn’t) Changing Our Reading Habits22h Updated Tech We’re Using: How Technology Is (and Isn’t) Changing Our Reading Habits
Alexandra Alter, who covers books for The Times, discussed the limits to how tech has transformed the industry.
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Bitcoin speculative bubble is bursting and has a long way to fall, economists warn22h Bitcoin speculative bubble is bursting and has a long way to fall, economists warn
Despite losing 40% in a matter of weeks the cryptocurrency still has further to drop according to experts at Capital Economics Bitcoin has all the hallmarks of a classic speculative bubble and even after almost halving in value in a matter of weeks it still has further to fall, according to a leading team of economists. As regulators in South Korea again signalled on Thursday that they were considering a ban on cryptocurrency exchanges, Capital Economics also dismissed claims that bitcoin and its imitators could replace established currencies as “rubbish”.
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Fed Up With Drug Companies, Hospitals Decide to Start Their Own22h Fed Up With Drug Companies, Hospitals Decide to Start Their Own
A group of large hospital systems plans to create a nonprofit generic drug company to battle shortages and high prices.
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22h Nintendo Labo: The DIY cardboard accessory for Switch
Labo will turn Switch controllers into a piano, a fishing rod, a motorbike or even a robot suit.
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Queensland accused of breaking ‘no public funds for Adani’ promise23h Queensland accused of breaking ‘no public funds for Adani’ promise
Activists target Aurizon after Palaszczuk refuses to rule out vetoing freight company’s application for Naif funding to build rail line
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Six Are Laid Off at Saveur Magazine, Including Its Editor23h Six Are Laid Off at Saveur Magazine, Including Its Editor
As the publishing company Bonnier cuts 17 percent of its American employees, the staff of a long-running food magazine shrinks.
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Buybacks, Pension Contributions and Savings: Companies Tout Tax Benefits24h Updated Buybacks, Pension Contributions and Savings: Companies Tout Tax Benefits
Some of the biggest U.S. companies are promising significant annual savings, bigger pension contributions, higher dividend payments and more extensive stock buybacks as executives start to discuss the impact of the federal tax overhaul.
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Joseph Rice, Bank Chief Who Fought Hostile Takeover, Dies at 9324h Updated Joseph Rice, Bank Chief Who Fought Hostile Takeover, Dies at 93
Mr. Rice led the Irving Bank Corporation, which was acquired by Bank of New York after a corporate fight unusual for what had been a staid industry.
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IBM May Finally Stop Shrinking. But Is It a Turnaround?24h Updated IBM May Finally Stop Shrinking. But Is It a Turnaround?
For five and half years IBM has reported a steady erosion of revenue, a losing streak that analysts predict will end on Thursday.
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Taxpayer to foot £199bn private finance bill25h Taxpayer to foot £199bn private finance bill
Taxpayers face a bill of £199bn for projects outsourced to private companies even if no new schemes are awarded public money.
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Apple, Capitalizing on New Tax Law, Plans to Bring Billions in Cash Back to U.S.25h Updated Apple, Capitalizing on New Tax Law, Plans to Bring Billions in Cash Back to U.S.
Less than four weeks after President Trump signed a new tax bill, Apple plans to repatriate the vast majority of its $252 billion in cash held abroad.
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Senate Panel Again Votes to Back Powell as Fed Chief25h Updated Senate Panel Again Votes to Back Powell as Fed Chief
The Senate Banking Committee on Wednesday voted for the second time to advance the nomination of Jerome Powell to be the next chairman of the Federal Reserve.
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Fake News Awards? Don’t Roll Out the Red Carpet Just Yet26h Updated Fake News Awards? Don’t Roll Out the Red Carpet Just Yet
Journalists wait to see if President Trump makes good on his promise to honor the media’s “most corrupt & biased.”
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Homes plan back-firing, say councils27h Homes plan back-firing, say councils
A scheme to convert offices into homes lets developers "duck" providing affordable housing, says the LGA.
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37 Ways Trump Has Remade the Rules for Business27h Updated 37 Ways Trump Has Remade the Rules for Business
The Trump administration in its first year has pushed for deregulation across industries. The effort has included high-profile actions, such as reversing Obama-era rules on internet traffic and power-plant emissions. But there have been hundreds of narrower steps as well. Here is a sampling of the major changes.
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Taxpayers owe private firms £199bn for PFI deals27h Taxpayers owe private firms £199bn for PFI deals
Taxpayers still owe £199bn for deals signed under the Private Finance Initiative, a watchdog says.
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Taxpayers to foot £200bn bill for PFI contracts – audit office27h Taxpayers to foot £200bn bill for PFI contracts – audit office
Cost of privately financing projects ‘can be 40% higher’ than using public money Taxpayers will be forced to hand over nearly £200bn to contractors under private finance deals for at least 25 years, according to a report by Whitehall’s spending watchdog. In the wake of the
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Apple’s Big Plans: DealBook Briefing27h Apple’s Big Plans: DealBook Briefing
The iPhone maker plans to make a $350 billion contribution to the American economy over the next five years as it capitalizes on the new tax law.
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He Leaked a Photo of Rick Perry Hugging a Coal Executive. Then He Lost His Job.27h Updated He Leaked a Photo of Rick Perry Hugging a Coal Executive. Then He Lost His Job.
An Energy Department photographer says he was fired for exposing the coal industry’s influence with the Energy secretary.
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Apple Plans to Pay $38 Billion in Repatriation Taxes27h Updated Apple Plans to Pay $38 Billion in Repatriation Taxes
Apple said it plans to pay $38 billion in taxes on profits accumulated overseas, and said it would build a new U.S. campus and create 20,000 jobs.
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Facebook to Take Broader Look at Possible Russian Role in Brexit Vote28h Updated Facebook to Take Broader Look at Possible Russian Role in Brexit Vote
The company said its previous investigation had been too narrow, centering on accounts already identified by American intelligence agencies.
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GOP Senator to Block Two Trump Nominees Over Trade Concerns28h GOP Senator to Block Two Trump Nominees Over Trade Concerns
A GOP senator with concerns about President Trump’s trade policy said Wednesday he would block two of the president’s nominees, saying the Trump administration hasn’t been responsive to his concerns on the issue.
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Workplace Raids Signal Shifting Tactics in Immigration Fight28h Updated Workplace Raids Signal Shifting Tactics in Immigration Fight
The Trump administration says its actions show the price of employing workers illegally, a message being felt keenly among the workers themselves.
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How Trump Has Remade the Rules for Business28h Updated How Trump Has Remade the Rules for Business
The Trump administration in its first year has pushed for deregulation across industries. The effort has included high-profile actions, such as reversing Obama-era rules on internet traffic and power-plant emissions. But there have been hundreds of narrower steps as well. Here is a sampling of the major changes.
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Kinship Emerges as Immigration Flashpoint29h Kinship Emerges as Immigration Flashpoint
Lately, the case against family-based migration has taken a strident turn. Immigration restrictionists, including President Donald Trump, portray it as a conduit for terrorism and crime, writes Greg Ip.
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29h US Stock Rally Lifts Dow to First Close Above 26,000 Points
A broad rally on Wall Street propelled the Dow Jones industrial average to close above 26,000 points for the first time Wednesday.
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Starboard Value to Launch Proxy Fight for Entire Board at Mellanox29h Updated Starboard Value to Launch Proxy Fight for Entire Board at Mellanox
Starboard Value LP is launching a fight to remove the entire sitting board at semiconductor company Mellanox Technologies, the latest attempt by the New York activist to take over a whole boardroom.
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 Ruthless hedge funds target Carillion rival Interserve 29h Ruthless hedge funds target Carillion rival Interserve
Hedge funds are betting on the demise of one of Carillion’s biggest rivals after cashing in on the collapse of the once-mighty construction giant.
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 Cineworld approaches shareholders to fund takeover 29h Cineworld approaches shareholders to fund takeover
Cineworld confirmed it was beginning to tap shareholders to raise money to buy Regal, creating the second-biggest cinema group in the world.
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 MARKET REPORT: Shares in publisher Pearson tumble 29h MARKET REPORT: Shares in publisher Pearson tumble
The stock fell 4.7 per cent, or 33.4p, to 685p, after revealing a drop in sales in its US textbook division as cautious customers put-off spending.
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 Melrose plotting ruthless cull of head office jobs at GKN 29h Melrose plotting ruthless cull of head office jobs at GKN
The turnaround specialist could also break up the business in three to five years if its raid is successful. But the plans were met with opposition from critics who called for ministers to intervene.
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 Burberry looks to be falling out of fashion with shoppers 29h Burberry looks to be falling out of fashion with shoppers
The British fashion house stood firm on plans to focus more on luxury goods, as it revealed group revenue fell by 2 per cent in the final three months of 2017.
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 ALEX BRUMMER: Few chairmen give job attention needed 29h ALEX BRUMMER: Few chairmen give job attention needed
The current spate of Winston Churchill movies shows that the real test of leadership comes in crisis. And chairmen now often seem to behave like nodding dogs in the face of adversity.
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Kinship Emerges as Immigration Flash Point29h Kinship Emerges as Immigration Flash Point
Lately, the case against family-based migration has taken a strident turn. Immigration restrictionists, including President Donald Trump, portray it as a conduit for terrorism and crime, writes Greg Ip.
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Goldman Sachs Once Looked Invincible. Now It’s Losing Money.29h Updated Goldman Sachs Once Looked Invincible. Now It’s Losing Money.
The bank reported its first quarterly loss since 2011, because of a one-time hit from the tax law and plunging revenue from trading bonds and other products.
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‘Fire and Fury’ May Be Coming to a Screen Near You29h ‘Fire and Fury’ May Be Coming to a Screen Near You
Endeavor Content has acquired the rights to Michael Wolff’s No. 1 best-selling book. But no TV network or film studio is attached to the project.
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Case Against Family Migration Takes Strident Turn29h Case Against Family Migration Takes Strident Turn
Lately, the case against family-based migration has taken a strident turn. Immigration restrictionists, including President Donald Trump, portray it as a conduit for terrorism and crime, writes Greg Ip.
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Case Against Family Migration Takes Dark Turn29h Case Against Family Migration Takes Dark Turn
Lately, the case against family-based migration has taken a strident turn. Immigration restrictionists, including President Donald Trump, portray it as a conduit for terrorism and crime, writes Greg Ip.
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Bonuses for Carillion bosses are blocked30h Updated Bonuses for Carillion bosses are blocked
Former executives at the failed construction firm will not get severance payments or bonuses.
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Family-Based Migration Stirs Debate30h Updated Family-Based Migration Stirs Debate
Lately, the case against family-based migration has taken a strident turn. Immigration restrictionists, including President Donald Trump, portray it as a conduit for terrorism and crime, writes Greg Ip.
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TEST RUN: Want to Relax in a Nice Hotel for 15 Minutes? An App Can Make That Happen30h TEST RUN: Want to Relax in a Nice Hotel for 15 Minutes? An App Can Make That Happen
Recharge lets you rent a room by the minute at luxury properties. We put it to the test.
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Pipeline Builders Try New Growth Strategy: Bigger Pipes30h Updated Pipeline Builders Try New Growth Strategy: Bigger Pipes
As environmentalists and local activists make it difficult to build new oil and gas lines, energy companies are simply supersizing old pipes that already exist.
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‘Flimsy’ reassurances anger unions as creditors brace for Carillion fallout31h ‘Flimsy’ reassurances anger unions as creditors brace for Carillion fallout
Thousands of workers stand to lose their jobs as Carillion goes down, with the prospect of many suppliers following suit Efforts by the government to reassure thousands of staff employed by
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31h Tech, Health Care Companies Help Lift US Stocks Higher
U.S. stocks moved broadly higher in afternoon trading Wednesday as the market bounced back from modest losses a day earlier. The rally drove the Dow Jones industrial average back above 26,000 points and had the Standard & Poor's 500 index on course for a record high close. Technology and health care companies accounted for much of the gains. Financials stocks also rose, even as some big banks fell after reporting hefty quarterly losses.
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Apple to Pay $38 Billion in Taxes on Offshore Cash: DealBook Briefing:31h Apple to Pay $38 Billion in Taxes on Offshore Cash: DealBook Briefing:
The tech giant said it will pay $38 billion in taxes to repatriate its overseas cash because of the new law.
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Apple to pay $38bn on foreign cash pile31h Apple to pay $38bn on foreign cash pile
The payment is expected to be the largest of its type following US tax code changes.
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Old-Age Safety Net Frays for Millions of Americans31h Updated Old-Age Safety Net Frays for Millions of Americans
Long-term-care insurance was supposed to help pay for nursing homes, assisted living and personal aides. Now, though, the industry is in financial turmoil, causing misery for many of the 7.3 million people who own a long-term-care policy.
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Beyoncé Is Bonkers for This Woman’s Lace Jewelry32h Beyoncé Is Bonkers for This Woman’s Lace Jewelry
Monika Knutsson salvages delicate heirloom material, plunges pieces of it into silver or gold, and sells the results to an eager clientele.
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First GE, Now Rolls-Royce: Engine Maker Considers Spinoff32h Updated First GE, Now Rolls-Royce: Engine Maker Considers Spinoff
British aircraft-engine maker Rolls-Royce said it may sell its commercial-marine business, joining rival industrial giants such as General Electric in taking steps to reinvent themselves under activist investor pressure.
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32h Dentsply Sirona Taps Outsider for CEO After Forced Resignations
Dentsply Sirona has named a new chief executive, months after the dental supply company forced three of its top executives to resign after a soured merger.
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To Woo Amazon, Cities Tackle Everything From Traffic to Housing32h Updated To Woo Amazon, Cities Tackle Everything From Traffic to Housing
Amazon’s contest to find a place for its second headquarters is spurring civic leaders around the country to confront municipal problems that have confounded lawmakers and local leaders for decades.
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At the sharp end of the Carillion supply chain | Letters32h At the sharp end of the Carillion supply chain | Letters
Readers on the fallout from the collapse of Carillion. Letters from
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Four lessons the Carillion crisis can teach business, government and us | Larry Elliott32h Four lessons the Carillion crisis can teach business, government and us | Larry Elliott
Even under a Corbyn cabinet, there would still be a role for the private sector in infrastructure projects – but there is a pressing need to rethink it
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Tesco delays Clubcard changes after customer backlash32h Tesco delays Clubcard changes after customer backlash
Grocer postpones reward scheme revamp until June after outcry over reduced value of vouchers
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Carillion audit chair faces calls to quit Victrex33h Carillion audit chair faces calls to quit Victrex
The Carillion director who chaired its audit committee for six years is under mounting pressure to quit‎ the board of Victrex, the listed polymer manufacturer.
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Carillion crisis: Most private customers to keep paying staff; director bonuses stopped - as it happened33h Carillion crisis: Most private customers to keep paying staff; director bonuses stopped - as it happened
Official Receiver says vast majority of companies who used Carillion’s services want to keep paying ‘in the interim’
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One Accounting Firm Wants to Hire Retirees33h Updated One Accounting Firm Wants to Hire Retirees
Mandatory retirement might seem like a relic but it remains common at accounting firms. But one firm in the top 100, PKF O’Connor Davies LLP, turns the practice upside down, seeking out and hiring senior accountants who have aged out at other firms.
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Goldman posts first quarterly loss in six years33h Goldman posts first quarterly loss in six years
The investment bank has experienced problems in its fixed income, currencies and commodities trading business.
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Carillion crisis: Most private customers to keep paying staff; director bonuses stopped - live33h Updated Carillion crisis: Most private customers to keep paying staff; director bonuses stopped - live
Official Receiver says vast majority of companies who used Carillion’s services want to keep paying ‘in the interim’
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Work paused on Carillion construction sites33h Updated Work paused on Carillion construction sites
Bonus payments to the construction giant's directors and former executives have been stopped.
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Weeks After Matt Lauer Is Ousted, ‘Today’ Changes Show’s Top Producer33h Weeks After Matt Lauer Is Ousted, ‘Today’ Changes Show’s Top Producer
Don Nash, the show’s executive producer since 2012, will be succeeded by Libby Leist, a veteran producer with deep ties to Washington.
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9 Points to Guide Your Investments in 201833h 9 Points to Guide Your Investments in 2018
Stocks have risen for so long and with such steadiness that Wall Street is becoming nervous. What’s an investor to do? For insight, check out our quarterly report on investing.
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 FTSE LIVE: Carillion saga rumbles on 34h Updated FTSE LIVE: Carillion saga rumbles on
The FTSE 100 closed down 30.50 points at 7725.43, as traders focused on disappointing updates from Burberry and US financial giant Goldman Sachs.
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Why Your Luggage Can Stay Stuck for Days34h Updated Why Your Luggage Can Stay Stuck for Days
The recent fiasco at JFK Airport reveals how airlines have little incentive to deliver your delayed bags as quickly as possible.
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Tesco delays Clubcard changes after outcry34h Tesco delays Clubcard changes after outcry
Tesco is delaying changes to its Clubcard rewards scheme after an outcry from customers about how it would reduce the value of some of its popular voucher offers.
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Justine Greening tells Tories hard Brexit could prove unsustainable - Politics live34h Updated Justine Greening tells Tories hard Brexit could prove unsustainable - Politics live
Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn at PMQs
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