News: Money

7 Things Today's Kids Really Need to Know About Money

Monday  09:10,   24 april 2017
GOBankingRates

Teaching kids about money can have lifelong benefits. Here's how parents can help.It might seem like a daunting task to educate your kids about money — especially if you have trouble managing your finances. But you need to help them get on the[...]

Fashion brands 'not transparent enough on social and environmental policies'

Monday  06:40,   24 april 2017
Press Association

Many of the biggest fashion brands still do not reveal enough information about their impact on workers in their supply chains or on the environment, according to a report. The Fashion Transparency Index gives Adidas and Reebok the highest score of[...]

Euro Rises to Five-Month High as Macron, Le Pen Win French Vote

Monday  06:40,   24 april 2017
Bloomberg

(Bloomberg) -- The euro surged to the strongest in five months against the dollar after centrist Emmanuel Macron and nationalist Marine Le Pen won the first round of the French presidential election. The shared currency was 1.3 percent stronger at[...]

United Airlines will now tie executive pay to customer satisfaction

Monday  06:30,   24 april 2017
City AM

After the recent incident when a passenger being dragged from an overbooked United plane went viral, the airline plans to introduce an executive pay scheme tied to customer satisfaction. On top of that,On top of that, the airline's boss Oscar Munoz[...]

Oil recovers some lost ground, but market under pressure

Monday  06:30,   24 april 2017
Reuters

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Musk Nearing $1.4 Billion Windfall as Tesla Achieves Milestones

Monday  06:30,   24 april 2017
Bloomberg

(Bloomberg) -- Only six remaining milestones stand between Tesla Inc.’s Elon Musk and an estimated $1.4 billion windfall for the carmaker’s billionaire chief executive officer. Musk, who was awarded 5.27 million stock options in 2012 tied to Tesla[...]

Germany's Merkel encouraged U.S. will consider EU free trade deal

Monday  06:30,   24 april 2017
Reuters

German Chancellor Angela Merkel fuelled expectations of a future EU-U.S trade deal on Sunday, saying she was "very encouraged" talks were being looked at after her recent trip to Washington. Merkel, speaking at the opening of the 70th[...]

ECB Stands Ready to Support Banks If Needed After France Vote

Sunday  22:25,   23 april 2017
Bloomberg

(Bloomberg) -- European Central Bank officials signaled that their liquidity facilities remain available to counter any market tension that may arise in the aftermath of France’s presidential election, the first round of which takes place Sunday.[...]

Here's what United and Pepsi should do to put their April horribilis behind them

Sunday  15:45,   23 april 2017
CNBC

When big brands land in hot water, there are steps they can take to mitigate the fallout, PR veterans explained to[...]

Sports Direct buys two US chains in £78m debt deal

Sunday  05:00,   23 april 2017
Press Association

Mike Ashley's Sports Direct has seized control of US retailers Bob's Stores and Eastern Mountain Sports in a 101 million US dollars (£78 million) debt deal. The billionaire tycoon has acquired the chains by buying up the debts of their[...]

House buying decisions 'made after just 27 minutes'

Saturday  17:06,   22 april 2017
Press Association

House hunters take just 27 minutes on average making their mind up to buy a property, a survey has found. The research, from property website Zoopla, found the typical decision to buy a home when viewing it in person takes 27 minutes - around the[...]

Airline boss loses promotion after dragging scandal

Saturday  16:55,   22 april 2017
Sky News

United Airlines has U-turned on its plans to promote CEO Oscar Munoz as chairman following his response to a passenger being dragged bloodied and screaming from one of its flights.  The airline called police officers to drag 69-year-old Dr[...]

FX Focus: Pound slips against the dollar after dire retail sales figures

Saturday  16:55,   22 april 2017
International Business Times

Euro falls from three-week high as investors remain cautious ahead of Sunday's presidential elections in France.Shortly after the halfway mark of the session, sterling was 0.22 % lower against the dollar, trading at $1.2778 but remained broadly[...]

UK retail sales slide in March

Saturday  06:45,   22 april 2017
AFP

British retail sales slid far faster than expected in March, according to official data Friday that point to weaker growth as the country starts to negotiate its EU exit .Sales dropped by 1.8 percent in March from February, when they had risen by an [...]

Stocks fall as Wall Street braces for French election and tax cuts

Saturday  06:45,   22 april 2017
Press Association

US stocks fell on Friday as investors looked ahead to the French election and also took on board President Donald Trump's pledge to cut taxes.US stocks fell on Friday as investors looked ahead to the French election and also took on board[...]