Thursday, April 26, 2018
Britain will leave the customs union after Brexit, Downing Street has insisted, with Theresa May and other ministers set to skip a Labour bid in the House of Commons to stop the UK leaving later this week. The Government moved to...

Tech tax refoms

Tucked away in the Chancellor’s low-key Spring Statement last week was a reference to a Treasury document entitled Corporate Tax and  the Digital  Economy: Position Paper. It seeks to answer a question vexing governments around the world: how to...
Falling share prices this year have driven up dividend yields, resulting in a number of attractive stocks that offer yields of 7pc or more and have the money to keep on making payments. A company’s dividend yield is usually an...
Has the bitcoin fever broken? Bitcoin prices plunged sharply to below $11,000 on Friday, shedding a third of its value in just 24 hours, according to data from CoinDesk.com. It later rebounded slightly to around $12,000 -- but that's still a...

Detroit-Windsor crossing

For Matt Marchand, the border between Canada and America never meant that much. Born and raised in Windsor, Canada’s most southern city, the lights of Detroit could be seen just across the river. Despite the two cities being in different countries and separated by half...

New flavours for Oreo

Chocolate hazelnut-filled Oreos are going to be released in the US this year. Although Oreo isn’t officially collaborating with Nutella on the new flavour, the delicious new filling is sure to excite chocoholics everywhere. However, now it’s official. According to PopSugar,...
Retail sales are falling sharply. Industrial production is slumping. Construction is sluggish and the government is weak and clueless with little idea of how to respond to falling demand. No, don’t worry, you haven’t accidentally stumbled across a hardcore...
The biggest bank from Britain has become the first to announce a ban on customers using credit cards to buy Bitcoin amid fears they could run up huge losses. Lloyds Banking Group will on Monday tell its 9 million credit card...
It have been tested by its employees. Is the public ready for a cashier-less store? The concept was introduced for more than a year.  In downtown Seattle the Amazon Go store is opening its artificial intelligence-powered. The store is situated on...

German recession

Talarming speed and any mistake by policy-makers could push the country into a full-blown slump, a leading economic institute has warned. “The danger of recession has increased markedly. It is a notably more critical picture than a month ago,” said the...

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