• Meet some people getting rich from bitcoin
    Yahoo Finance54 minutes ago

    Meet some people getting rich from bitcoin

    As the price of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies soars, here are some regular people who dipped a toe in and already made tons of money.

  • The Republican Tax Bill Is Now In Serious Trouble
    Investor's Business Daily2 hours ago

    The Republican Tax Bill Is Now In Serious Trouble

    The GOP tax reform effort is on the cliff's edge. The House passed its tax-cut plan, but four Republican senators had harsh criticism for the Senate version.

  • Dwindling British fortunes to be laid bare
    Reuters2 hours ago

    Dwindling British fortunes to be laid bare

    By Padraic Halpin DUBLIN (Reuters) - The diverging trajectories of Britain and other major economies is set to be further laid bare in the coming week with London's budget forecasters poised to cut their growth outlook and data elsewhere likely to remain solid. Finance minister Philip Hammond will

  • Reuters3 hours ago

    Graphic: Take Five - World markets themes for the week ahead

    It could be another busy week for sterling traders. British finance minister Philip Hammond delivers his annual budget on Wednesday, and to say he goes into his annual set piece on a weak footing would be an understatement. Politically, the government is weak.

  • Reuters4 hours ago

    Global Economy: Dwindling British fortunes to be laid bare

    The diverging trajectories of Britain and other major economies is set to be further laid bare in the coming week with London's budget forecasters poised to cut their growth outlook and data elsewhere likely to remain solid. Finance minister Philip Hammond will deliver Britain's budget for 2018

  • Brexit benefit: Lower pound boosts tourism to Britain
    Associated Press4 hours ago

    Brexit benefit: Lower pound boosts tourism to Britain

    Many British businesses have become cautious as they try to gauge the impact of the country's 2019 departure from the European Union. But there's one industry that has so far clearly reaped a windfall ...

  • Brexit benefit: Lower pound boosts tourism to Britain
    Associated Press4 hours ago

    Brexit benefit: Lower pound boosts tourism to Britain

    LONDON (AP) — Many British businesses have become cautious as they try to gauge the impact of the country's 2019 departure from the European Union. But there's one industry that has so far clearly reaped a windfall from the Brexit decision — local tourism.

  • UBS upgrades pessimistic forecast for UK growth
    The Telegraph5 hours ago

    UBS upgrades pessimistic forecast for UK growth

    UBS upgrades pessimistic forecast for UK growth

  • Saudi Arabia swapping assets for freedom of some held in graft purge: sources
    Reuters6 hours ago

    Saudi Arabia swapping assets for freedom of some held in graft purge: sources

    By Samia Nakhoul and Katie Paul BEIRUT/RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi authorities are striking agreements with some of those detained in an anti-corruption crackdown, asking them to hand over assets and cash in return for their freedom, sources familiar with the matter said. The deals involve separating

  • UK growth to lag peers; next rate hike a year away at least - Reuters poll
    Reuters8 hours ago

    UK growth to lag peers; next rate hike a year away at least - Reuters poll

    British economic growth will remain tepid over the coming few years, lagging well behind its peers, and could even be worse than economists polled by Reuters currently predict, as most say risks to their forecasts are to the downside. Rather than sinking into a predicted mild recession following its

  • PR Newswire9 hours ago

    Global Medical Devices Market 2017 - US Versus International Sales

    DUBLIN , November 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The "The Global Market for Medical Devices, 8th Edition" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. It's estimated the global medical ...

  • Top fund manager: 'Switch to electric vehicles won't hurt BP or other oil giants'
    The Telegraph11 hours ago

    Top fund manager: 'Switch to electric vehicles won't hurt BP or other oil giants'

    Top fund manager: 'Switch to electric vehicles won't hurt BP or other oil giants'

  • Preview: Japan exports seen growing in Oct on robust external demand
    Reuters15 hours ago

    Preview: Japan exports seen growing in Oct on robust external demand

    Japan's exports are expected to have risen for an eleventh straight month in October, led by robust demand for cars and electronics manufacturing equipment as the world's third-largest economy continues its recovery, a Reuters poll showed on Friday. Economists predict the economy will continue

  • U.S. House of Representatives approves tax overhaul, fight shifts to Senate
    Reuters21 hours ago

    U.S. House of Representatives approves tax overhaul, fight shifts to Senate

    Republican U.S. lawmakers on Thursday took an important step toward the biggest tax code overhaul since the 1980s as the House of Representatives approved a broad package of tax cuts sought by President Donald Trump. The tax debate now moves to the U.S. Senate, where that chamber's separate plan

  • The Republican Tax Bill Is Now In Serious Trouble
    Investor's Business Daily22 hours ago

    The Republican Tax Bill Is Now In Serious Trouble

    The GOP tax reform effort is on the cliff's edge. The House passed its tax-cut plan, but four Republican senators had harsh criticism for the Senate version.

  • PR Newswireyesterday

    Onvia Releases 2018 State & Local Government Contracting Forecast

    SEATTLE, Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Onvia (ONVI), the leading provider of sales intelligence and acceleration technologies for businesses selling to the public sector, today released its 2018 State & Local Government Contracting Forecast. The forecast assesses the overall economy, surveys the contractor

  • PR Newswireyesterday

    Post-Hurricane Economic Resiliency and Business Optimism Drive 2017 Growth Forecast Higher

    WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The full-year 2017 economic growth forecast increased two-tenths to 2.4 percent following a stronger-than-expected estimate of third quarter real GDP growth and an improvement to the fourth quarter outlook, according to the Fannie Mae Economic & Strategic Research

  • PR Newswireyesterday

    United States $346 Billion Closed-loop Prepaid Cards Market to 2020

    DUBLIN , November 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The "14th Annual U.S. Closed-Loop Prepaid Cards Market Forecasts, 2017-2020" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. Highlights of ...

  • ProSieben attracts bids for stake in digital ops: sources
    Reutersyesterday

    ProSieben attracts bids for stake in digital ops: sources

    FRANKFURT/LONDON (Reuters) - Germany's ProSiebenSat.1 has attracted bids from private equity firms for a stake in its ecommerce portfolio as it seeks cash to finance a shift away from its television advertising business, sources close to the matter said. The bids value the whole business at more

  • The Wall Street Journalyesterday

    Today's Top Supply Chain and Logistics News From WSJ

    Delivering up-to-the minute news, analysis, interviews and explanatory journalism on logistics, supply-chain management, e-commerce and more

  • PDVSA, Venezuela's oil gem far from its golden age
    AFP Newsyesterday

    PDVSA, Venezuela's oil gem far from its golden age

    A pillar of Venezuela's economy, PDVSA was in its heyday one of the five top oil companies on the planet. The state-owned enterprise has now failed to make interest payments on some of its debt, meaning it's entered "selective default," just like the government. The fate of the company

  • Libyans swap jewelry for medical treatment as crisis bites
    Reuters2 days ago

    Libyans swap jewelry for medical treatment as crisis bites

    By Ulf Laessing and Aidan Lewis TRIPOLI (Reuters) - In a square behind Libya's central bank, black market dealers, some of them armed, carry small plastic bags filled with dollars and larger ones with dinars in and out of one of many informal exchanges. "I haven't been paid for four months

  • Walmart — What you need to know in markets on Thursday
    Yahoo Finance2 days ago

    Walmart — What you need to know in markets on Thursday

    Walmart earnings will be a highlight on Thursday with markets looking a bit weaker this week than they have in months.

  • Motley Fool2 days ago

    The One Certainty in Personal Finances Today Is Uncertainty

    A new book based on deep research into how average families deal with money may change how you think about the problems so many of us are facing. We talk with the authors.

  • After 37 years, rule of Zimbabwe's Mugabe appears to be over
    Associated Press2 days ago

    After 37 years, rule of Zimbabwe's Mugabe appears to be over

    Zimbabwe's military was in control of the capital and the state broadcaster on Wednesday and was holding President Robert Mugabe and his wife under house arrest in what appeared to be a coup against the ...