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UK In Political Turmoil As “Meaningful Vote” Pulled

It is getting to the point that whenever the PM rules something “in or out” that the opposite is sure to happen. The latest “promise”…

China confident on U.S. trade pact, Trump cites Xi’s ‘strong signals’

China expressed confidence on Wednesday that it can reach a trade deal with the United States, a sentiment echoed by U.S. President Donald Trump a…

Top 5 Things to Know in The Market on Wednesday

Here are the top five things you need to know in financial markets on Wednesday, December 5: 1. U.S. Markets Closed U.S. financial markets are…

Growth and trade nerves grind European shares down to two-week low

Worries about U.S. bond markets signaling an impending recession, and a still rumbling trade war between the world’s top two economies, sent European shares sinking…

Pound Sentiment Erodes after Opening Debate

With FX market sentiment eroding on the upcoming Brexit, the Pound managed to recoup some of the overnight losses it experienced. Despite the Prime Minister’s…

UK factory PMI surges to 16-month high, exports recover

Growth at British factories surged unexpectedly to a 16-month high in October, helped by a recovery in export orders, according to a survey that will…

Europe Calls for Tougher Rules on Global Markets

Sometimes it’s not just what is said that counts, but the way it is said. And if tone is anything to go by, the leaders…

Petrol Politics: How Much Should an Oil Spill Cost?

How serious should the penalties for an oil spill be? In early November, Chevron and its drilling partner Transocean accidentally spilled some 3,000 barrels of…

Betting on Big Solar

It’s good news for solar advocates and bad news for competitors: General Electric is breaking into the solar business in a major way. In April,…

Can Silicon Valley and Detroit Reinvent the Car Business?

In the month of October, General Motors, Ford and Chrysler once again increased their share of cars and light trucks sold in America. In the…

Sheet Metal Worker

Sheet metal workers make sure you stay warm in the winter and cool in the summer by servicing the heating and cooling equipment in buildings….

US and 11 other countries reach landmark Pacific trade pact

Trade ministers from 12 countries announced the largest trade-liberalizing pact in a generation on Monday. In a press conference in Atlanta, trade ministers from the…

The mixed fortunes of a fuel

IN A high-tech world, dirty black lumps of coal might seem like an anachronism. Yet coal is far from a thing of the past. However…

New DNA test for embryos could boost IVF success rates

A test that checks for abnormal amounts of DNA in IVF embryos has raised pregnancy rates at US fertility clinics that have started to offer…

Renewable electricity overtakes coal for first time in UK

Britain generated more of its electricity from renewable sources than from burning coal for the first time in the second quarter of 2015, as more…

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