News: Money

Oil prices dip on bloated U.S. market, mixed Saudi signals

Wednesday  05:35,   19 april 2017

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Apple Readies iPhone Overhaul for Smartphone's 10th Anniversary

Wednesday  05:35,   19 april 2017

Ten years after Steve Jobs held up the original iPhone to a gushing San Francisco crowd, Apple Inc. is planning its most extensive iPhone lineup to date. Apple is preparing three iPhones for launch as soon as this fall, including upgraded versions[...]

Couples need to save £131 a month from age 20 for retirement, says Which?

Wednesday  05:10,   19 april 2017
Press Association

Couples looking to enjoy a comfortable retirement together need to be putting away at least £131 per month if they start saving from 20, nearly £200 if they start saving from 30 or over £600 a month if they put off saving until 50, research[...]

Netflix growth misses mark despite strong earnings

Tuesday  15:10,   18 april 2017

Netflix growth misses mark despite strong earningsAlong with posting strong earnings on Monday, US-based Netflix reported a net increase of 4.95 million subscribers, most of those overseas where it has been investing in becoming a global[...]

'Find my iPhone' helps nab prolific Coachella smartphone thief

Tuesday  15:10,   18 april 2017

If you're thinking of stealing smartphones, the tech-centric Coachella festival is probably not the best place to do it. With so many fans on Instagram and elsewhere, police kept their eyes on it. "I noticed some chatter on social media [...]

3 financial decisions you’ll regret in retirement

Tuesday  15:00,   18 april 2017
The Motley Fool

Get out of cash and into the stock market as soon as possible, says Paul Summers.Notice that the focus here is on investing. That’s not to say that having a rainy day cash fund is wrong. After all, no one can predict the future, particularly given[...]

Bangkok to ban street food stalls in clean-up crusade

Tuesday  14:56,   18 april 2017

Street food stalls will be banned from all of Bangkok's main roads in a sweeping clean-up crusade.For months city officials have hemmed in hawkers of all kinds across the metropolis, where hitting the pavement for everything from late-night[...]

Politics hasn't stopped the growth of Ivanka Inc.

Tuesday  14:56,   18 april 2017
Associated Press

<p>Since her father was elected president of the United States, global sales of Ivanka Trump merchandise have surged</p>Sales hit record levels in 2017, despite boycotts and several stores limiting her merchandise. U.S. imports, almost all of[...]

The retail apocalypse is creating a 'rolling crisis' that is rippling through the US economy

Tuesday  14:55,   18 april 2017
Business Insider

<p>Retailers are closing thousands of stores and going bankrupt at a rate not seen since the recession, and tens of thousands of people are losing their jobs as a result.</p>The effects of these job losses will hit local economies hard,[...]

NatWest reveals most common financial scams

Tuesday  14:00,   18 april 2017
Press Association

The scams most likely to catch customers out have been revealed by NatWest as it works to raise awareness of the common tricks used by fraudsters. The bank said its records show nearly 7,000 customers have become the victims of scams since the start [...]

Britain may never solve one of the biggest problems in the housing market

Tuesday  14:00,   18 april 2017

<p>The UK will need to almost constantly build more homes than it ever has done before<br></p>"The increases in housing supply required to improve affordability have to be very large and long-lasting; the step change would need to be much[...]

Fifth of British firms hit by cyber attacks

Tuesday  12:25,   18 april 2017
Sky News

A fifth of British businesses have been hacked by cyber criminals in the last 12 months - with larger firms the most at risk. A survey by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) found 42% of big businesses had fallen victim to cyber crime, compared[...]

£3,500 first-year cost of keeping a pet, survey finds

Tuesday  07:05,   18 april 2017
Press Association

Pet owners pay nearly £3,500 typically in the first year of owning their animal, including costs such as food, bedding, toys, equipment and insurance, a survey has found. define("homepageFinanceIndices", ["c.deferred"], function () { [...]

Boeing to Dismiss Hundreds of Engineers Amid Sales Slowdown (3)

Tuesday  06:50,   18 april 2017

&nbsp;Boeing Co. plans to lay off hundreds of engineers in Washington state and other locations -- and may eliminate more jobs later this year as the planemaker contends with slowing aircraft sales. The manufacturer plans to hand out pink slips[...]

US stocks jump after strong report from China

Tuesday  04:46,   18 april 2017
Press Association

US stocks have bounced back from recent losses after the Chinese government said the country's economy grew at a slightly faster pace in the first quarter. After losses in three of the last four weeks, stocks had their best day in more than a[...]