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Robert Mueller charges Russians with election interference

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The digital upstarts taking on Britain’s dominant few banks

CHRIS MATTHEWS joined Monzo last May. “A friend mentioned it over a curry. Everyone signed up at once. Nine or ten of us.” Mr Matthews, a structural engineer living in London, transfers money monthly from the big bank where his salary lands to the o.....»»

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How to interpret America’s experiment with huge budget deficits

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American banks pay depositors less than online accounts

EVERYONE knows that interest rates are rising—except, perhaps, one group: American savers who have put $12trn in bank accounts. They have seen the government’s deposit guarantee, purportedly designed to protect them, become a ticket for banks to .....»»

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Tax reforms prompt upheaval in the private-equity industry

IN THE political cacophony surrounding America’s new tax law, the voice of the private-equity industry has been muted. This is perhaps unsurprising. The industry has managed in large measure to retain its favourable tax trea.....»»

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Men and women in economics have different opinions

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India’s state-owned banks endure a string of bad news

Spot the $1.8bnOF LATE Indian bankers have felt an unfamiliar sensation: optimism. A 1.3trn-rupees ($21bn) bail-out from the government seemed to have cleaned up the bad lending decisions of years gone by. A new bankrup.....»»

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Another appeals court blocks travel ban 3.0

IT TOOK the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals 70 days to issue its ruling in International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP) v Trump, a chal.....»»

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Ten years on from Norway's quota for women on corporate boards

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China’s stockmarket plunge: this time it’s different

A CHINESE new-year message from the American embassy in Beijing looked innocuous. It welcomed the Year of the Dog on Weibo, a microblog, with photos of the embassy staff’s pooches and a video greeting from the ambassador and his wife, e.....»»

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The best—and worst—places to be a working woman

“PRESS for progress” is the theme of this year’s International Women’s Day on March 8th. As our sixth glass-ceiling index shows, disparity between countries remains wide. But women have made some progress towards equality in the workplace in the .....»»

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Going out need no longer be a headache for teetotallers

BARS a.....»»

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Google embraces ad-blocking via Chrome

FROM quantum computing and smartphones to self-driving cars, home thermostats and delivering the internet by balloon, Google or, technically, Alphabet, the holding company that the firm established in 2015, has its fingers in many pies. But the compa.....»»

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The markets still have plenty to fret about

BULL markets always climb a wall of worry, or so the saying goes. For much of 2017, the ma.....»»

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Recent tax reforms in America will hurt charities

DESPITE its oft-professed pro-market orthodoxy, America has always had an unusually large non-profit sector. Americans gave $390bn to charity in 2016, with the bulk of contributions coming from individual donors. Historically, revenues at non-profits t.....»»

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Opportunities are opening for electrified commercial vehicles

Pulls a heavy weight of expectationELECTRIC commercial vehicles were once a common sight in Britain’s towns and cities. A fleet of 25,000 battery-powered milk floats roved the early-morning streets deliverin.....»»

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Ten years on from the first quota for women on corporate boards

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Will Comcast try to outbid Disney for Fox?

WHEN Disney struck a deal just before Christmas to buy much of 21st Century Fox for $66bn, it was a career-defining moment for the two firms’ bosses, Bob Iger and Rupert Murdoch. A third media mogul, Brian Roberts of Comcast, was left out in the.....»»

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The world’s largest-ever tech deal now depends on Qualcomm

Hock Tan hones the art of the dealVALENTINE’S DAY might seem like a good time to discuss a proposal. But whether it brought luck to Broadcom’s attempt to woo its rival chipmaker, Qualcomm, is.....»»

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Japanese businesses are struggling to keep up standards

KUMIKO HIRANO has noticed a disquieting change when she goes to her neighbourhood konbini, one of Japan’s ubiquitous convenience stores. “No one is around and I have to use a loud voice to get.....»»

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