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Overstock.com installs bitcoin ATM at headquarters as Patrick Byrne prepares to pay employees in cryptocurrency

Bitcoin-friendly US retail giant Overstock.com has installed an ATM to promote the digital currency at its corporate headquarters in Salt Lake City, …

Mark Carney: Bankers’ pay may need to be clawed back

The Bank of England Governor has said that regulators may need to look at finding ways to put bankers' fixed pay - rather than just their bonuses - at risk<p>Regulators will have to consider putting controls on banker pay, so that it can be clawed back if wrongdoing is uncovered, Mark Carney, the Bank …

Prices to rise if Scotland votes Yes, says John Lewis boss

Sir Charlie Mayfield says retailers may stop offsetting higher cost of doing business in Scotland with money made elsewhere in UK<p>Scottish shoppers would face higher prices if the country breaks away from the union, the boss of John Lewis has warned.<p>Sir Charlie Mayfield, chairman of the John Lewis …

Twitter taps debt market: should investors worry?

Social media giant Twitter is exploring debt markets for the first time with plans to raise as much as $1.5bn (£924m)<p>Micro-blogging platform <b>Twitter</b> is tapping debt markets for the first time with plans to make as much as $1.5bn (£924m) to invest in acquisitions and expansion.<p>The San Francisco-based …

China overtakes US to be biggest economy by 2024

Consumer spending will lift Chinese economy above America by 2024, IHS predicts<p>A surge in Chinese consumer spending will help the country overtake America to become the world's biggest economy by 2024, according to a new report.<p>The US, which has held the crown as the world's economic powerhouse for …