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China hits back at Trump with tariffs on $60bn of US goods

<b>China has hit back at President Donald Trump by imposing new trade tariffs on $60bn of American goods.</b><p>It comes after the US slapped duties on $200bn of Chinese imports on Monday, escalating its trade war with Beijing.<p>China will target American goods such as liquefied natural gas, which are produced …

Tariffs

Jaguar workers put on three-day week until Christmas

<b>About 1,000 workers at Jaguar's Castle Bromwich plant in Birmingham will move from a five-day to a three-day week from October until Christmas.</b><p>Jaguar Land Rover said it was making "temporary adjustments to our production schedules" at the factory.<p>It was standard practice to "regularly review its …

Automotive Industry

Why Messy People Are Smarter, According to Science

Albert Einstein was famously messy. The Nobel Prize-winning scientist quipped of his disorderly workspace, "If a cluttered desk is a sign of a …

Open-Mindedness

Vodafone broadband adverts banned for being 'misleading'

<b>Adverts for Vodafone broadband have been banned for misleading customers over speeds and reductions in bills.</b><p>The television and radio ads, featuring actor Martin Freeman, stated: "Vodafone guarantee your home broadband speeds or money off until it's fixed".<p>But the Advertising Standards Authority …

Customers

Qatar throws Turkey a lifeline as spat widens with US

Turkey has secured a $15 billion investment from Qatar that could bolster its economy amid a widening dispute with the United States.<p>The pledge was announced Wednesday after a meeting between Qatar's Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara. Qatari state …

Economy

Graduate jobs: The top ten degree subjects for getting a job

Competition for graduate jobs has never been more fierce. With tuition fees at a whopping £9,250 a year at most universities and living costs representing financial sacrifices for many, students reasonably demand degree courses that offer them the best value for money in today's tough jobs …

These Are the 25 Best Colleges in the U.S. Right Now

What makes a college the best deal? MONEY has developed a comprehensive analysis to help you determine just that. See our rankings.<p>Robin Schaad sat …

College & University

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Learn a Foreign Language Through Immersion Using TV Shows and Books With This App

When you’re trying to learn a foreign language, there’s no better way than being immersed in it. Language immersion, after all, is how most of us …

TV shows

Could This Be Apple's Next Billion-Dollar Business?

For years, Apple has focused on growing the services included in its ecosystem. Here's one way Tim Cook could kick the division into high gear.<p>Five …

Most Job Candidates Fail My Simple Interview Test Right Away. Here's How.

Here are five things you can do to make your job hunt easier.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every single time I interview a candidate for a position at work, I always start out by saying, “Tell me about yourself.”<p>Of course, I start with a little small talk here and …

M&S in new phase of store closures

<b>Marks & Spencer is implementing the latest round of its store closure programme this weekend as it battles to improve its fortunes.</b><p>Seven more of the retailer's clothing shops will be shutting their doors for the last time on Saturday.<p>The latest closures are in Falkirk, Kettering, Newmarket, New …

This company is laying off almost all its workers because of tariffs

A South Carolina company plans to lay off almost all its workers — 126 people — because of the Trump administration's tariffs.<p>Element Electronics, which assembles televisions, notified the state of the expected job cuts earlier this week. The company also plans to close its plant in the town of …

U.S. Politics

How To Become A Better Speaker Like Steve Jobs, Suze Orman, Dave Ramsey and Tony Robbins

Speaking is the No. 1 strategy for attracting high-paying clients.<p>But what is your speaker style? Are you a presenter like Steve Jobs, Suze Orman, Dave Ramsey or Tony Robbins?<p>“Your audience doesn’t want to know everything you know, they want to know what to do with the information you present,” …

Self-improvement

18 Things To Take Off Your Résumé And LinkedIn Profile Today To Succeed Tomorrow

During my 20-plus years of recruiting, I have reviewed roughly over 480,000 résumés and LinkedIn profiles. I’m not too handy with numbers (which is why I’m a recruiter rather than an accountant), but making an educated guess based on my meager math skills, I have searched—at the very least—50 …

Employment

11 Impressive Questions To Ask At The End Of Every Job Interview

Make sure you stand out when you're asked, "Do you have any questions?"<p>No matter how prepared you are, a job interview is a nerve-wracking experience. You have to answer a torrent of questions on the spot and sell yourself to a hiring manager — sometimes even a room full of strangers. And when it …

Employment

21 Ways to Get More Protein without Eating Meat

Photo by Yagi Studio / Getty<p><i>There are lots of wholesome ways to increase your protein intake without resorting to meat.</i><p><i>This story originally appeared</i> …

This is the correct way to make scrambled eggs, according to Gordon Ramsay

Scrambled eggs may be a relatively easy meal to make, but it turns out you are probably doing it wrong - according to chef Gordon Ramsay.<p>Although …

Millions of families 'worse off' than 15 years ago

<b>Millions of "just about managing" families are no better off today than those in 2003, new research from the Resolution Foundation indicates.</b><p>The remarkable income stagnation for so many reveals that the economy has been failing to generate income for people over many years despite record levels of …

What Neuroscience Can Tell Us About Making Fractions Stick

When a person learns something new she forms a connection between two previously unconnected neurons. If that connection is weak, the new learning …

Tariffs Eat Away at Profits for Alcoa, America's Largest Aluminum Maker

U.S. aluminum tariffs that were meant to protect the industry from foreign competitors are instead taking a bite out of the earnings of the nation’s …

China Vows to Retaliate Against the Trump Administration's Threat of Another $200 Billion in Tariffs

(BEIJING) — China’s government vowed Wednesday to take “firm and forceful measures” as the U.S. threatened to expand tariffs to thousands of Chinese …

17 Simple Truths That Will Improve Your Life and Make You Incredibly Successful

Memorize these words, and work their meaning into your life. Then, watch the results.<p>There is no single secret to success. If there were, and if it were straightforward or easy, everybody would do it. But everybody doesn't do it.<p>That said, there are certainly habits and strategies that can make …

Science Says The Opposite of Greed Is What Truly Leads to Happiness (Like Doing Any of These 6 Things)

The motto 'greed is good' is the antithesis of what research is suggesting will make you happier.<p>We've all heard this cliché growing up -- how "it's better to give than to receive." Whether you're gainfully employed, looking for work, retired, or living off an inheritance from your rich uncle, …

The US-China trade war is about to get real

After months of threats and skirmishes, the trade war between the United States and China is about to get serious.<p>On Friday, the world's top two economies are due to exchange fire by hitting $34 billion of each other's exports with steep new tariffs, the first moves in what may become a devastating …

China

Harley-Davidson Ships Production Overseas as a Trade War Looms

Europe is key to the bike maker's plan to have international sales amount to half its total.<p>The last thing <b>Harley-Davidson</b> (NYSE:HOG) needs are …

The man who created a $2bn ice cream firm in his kitchen

<b>The BBC's weekly The Boss series profiles a different business leader from around the world. This week we spoke to Justin Woolverton, the founder and chief executive of ice cream brand Halo Top.</b><p>Just a few years ago Justin Woolverton was pleading with US supermarkets to keep his reduced calorie ice …

How to Turn on the Part of Your Brain That Controls Motivation

That changed when the participants were allowed to watch a neurofeedback meter that displayed activity in their ventral tegmental area. When activity …

Watchdog takes aim at hotel booking sites

<b>Hotel booking sites must review the way they rank and display rooms, the UK's competition watchdog has said.</b><p>Some sites may be making misleading claims about discounts, the Competition and Markets Authority said.<p>It is also examining whether sites are giving a false impression of room availability …

5 Quotes That Teach You Everything You Need To Know About Leadership Storytelling

Leadership storytelling is the intentional assertion of your point of view. How do you master this underutilized 21st century leadership skill effectively and efficiently?<p>In my book <i>Let the Story Do the Work</i><i>,</i> I’ve provided tools, templates and examples to help leaders sharpen their business …