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Twitter takes another swipe at easing 140 character limit

Twitter takes another swipe at easing 140 character limit

Jack Dorsey: Twitter shows best and worst of democracy

Next time you get into a Twitter argument, you’ll have more space for insults. But you might be confused as to who exactly you’re yelling at.

Starting Thursday, Twitter handles in …

by June 19, 2017 0 comments Finance
US President Donald Trump faces conflict of interest accusations over new FBI headquarters

US President Donald Trump faces conflict of interest accusations over new FBI headquarters

Vornado Realty Trust is one of three finalists for the rights to develop the campus in Washington DC, ABC News in the US reports.

The New York real estate firm’s founder and chairman, Steven Roth, is a longtime friend and …

by June 12, 2017 0 comments Finance
Saved: Stricken Spanish Bank with £32bn toxic loans is bought by Santander for one Euro

Saved: Stricken Spanish Bank with £32bn toxic loans is bought by Santander for one Euro

The takeover of a stricken Spanish bank by Santander has worrying echoes of doomed deals during the financial crisis, a veteran City boss has warned.

Ailing Banco Popular was yesterday bought by Santander for just one euro as fears grew …

by June 8, 2017 0 comments Finance
Trump is crippling his agenda by leaving top jobs unfilled

Trump is crippling his agenda by leaving top jobs unfilled

Trump falls far behind in filling top posts

President Trump has roughly 1,100 top-tier positions to fill across his administration.

So far, he’s nominated only 111 of them.

No president in modern history has fallen so far behind in naming …

by June 7, 2017 0 comments Finance
Here’s your most important financial number — and how to improve it

Here’s your most important financial number — and how to improve it

Money guide for Millennials

It’s common to focus on income as the deciding factor for wealth, but income doesn’t tell the whole story.

Consider the perennial news articles about sports stars and actors who’ve declared bankruptcy despite their multimillion-dollar salaries; …

by June 5, 2017 0 comments Finance
New York City to cut Wells Fargo from future business

New York City to cut Wells Fargo from future business

Wells Fargo CEO: We must get back America’s trust

New York City has a message for scandal-ridden Wells Fargo: clean up your act, now.

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Comptroller Scott Stringer announced plans on Wednesday to vote in favor …

by June 1, 2017 0 comments Finance
Why we need a national campaign on sorting our personal finances: It may not win votes but it would ensure Britain’s future financial stability

Why we need a national campaign on sorting our personal finances: It may not win votes but it would ensure Britain’s future financial stability

It’s time for a national campaign to steer us towards sorting our finances and away from believing property is top dog, says Richard Freeman, chief distribution officer at Old Mutual Wealth, and member of the Financial Advice Market Review working …

by May 28, 2017 0 comments Finance
How things got ugly for some of Japan’s biggest brands

How things got ugly for some of Japan’s biggest brands

Toshiba: Fall of a Japanese icon

Japanese companies once ruled the electronics industry. Nowadays, they make headlines for their problems rather than their products.

In the country that invented the Walkman, celebrated brands missed out on major trends — like …

by May 24, 2017 0 comments Finance
Guide to Scoring the Best Deals in 2017

Guide to Scoring the Best Deals in 2017

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Follow our tips and save big on shopping, home, tech, travel — and even ways to make money on your money. Take a look:

You could save a bundle on everything — from a car to appliances and even …

by May 24, 2017 0 comments Finance
Switch in May and Go Away? A New Twist on an Old Investing Strategy

Switch in May and Go Away? A New Twist on an Old Investing Strategy

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For years, investors have puzzled over a striking stock market anomaly. Stocks tend to make their healthiest gains in the six months from November through April. In the other months, stocks tend not to do so well. Thus, the …

by May 21, 2017 0 comments Finance