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Beware the $500 Billion Bond Exodus

Farewell, Ireland: It looks like corporate America will finally bring that cash home.<p>For years, the likes of Apple Inc. and Microsoft Corp. have …

Finance

Why ditching stocks in this bull market is a ‘dangerous’ move

Tempted to cash in on the recent string of records in U.S. stock markets?<p>With the S&P 500 index SPX, -0.29% and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, …

The designer behind the Lamborghini Urus SUV uses a special technique to bring his creations to life

Lamborghini revealed its new Urus SUV to the US media in Detroit on Monday night, after earlier showcasing it in Europe.<p>The Urus is the culmination of a major trend, kicked off by Porsche over a decade ago with the Cayenne and more recently pushed forward by Maserati, Alfa Romero, Jaguar, and …

Luxury SUV

Nearly half a million UK firms facing 'significant' financial distress

Almost half a million UK businesses have started 2018 in significant financial distress, according to insolvency specialists.<p>In its latest “red flag alert”, Begbies Traynor said firms across all UK regions and sectors were feeling the repercussions of higher inflation, rising interest rates, …

Construction Industry

These Japanese Memo Pads Reveal Architectural Sites As Each Sheet is Removed

Architecture lovers and amateur archaeologists take note – or rather, get ready to take notes.<p>Japanese model making company Triad has released a new …

Supercar vs Hypercar — What’s the Difference?

Hundreds of horsepower, million-dollar price tags, lap times that make most race cars blush — these are supercars. They’re the top range of today’s …

Health-conscious Nestle sells U.S. candy to Ferrero for $2.8 billion | Reuters

LONDON/MILAN (Reuters) - Swiss food group Nestle (NESN.S) has agreed to sell its U.S. confectionery business to Italy’s Ferrero for $2.8 billion, it said on Tuesday, marking CEO Mark Schneider’s first big sale and a small step on its path towards healthier products.<p>Nestle, the world’s biggest …

Nestle

After better than expected growth in the global economy, Bank says financial markets are vulnerable to unforeseen negative news<p>Financial markets are complacent about the risks of sharply higher interest rates that could be triggered by better than expected growth in the global economy this year, …

Economics

These are the 20 safest airlines in the world

Air travel is one of the safest forms of transportation around. And things are only getting better.<p>That said, some airlines are still better at it than others. That is why AirlineRatings.com releases an annual list of the 20 safest carriers in the world.<p>"With travel today taking passengers to every …

Air New Zealand

How the Sun Might Help Solve a Looming Water Crisis in the Arab Gulf

For a city in the Arabian desert, Dubai is surprisingly well-watered. Grassy lawns and man-made duck ponds dot neighborhoods called The Springs and …

These are the 10 best engines in the world

Wards Auto has released the latest edition of its annual list of best engines in the world. For 2018, the 10 winners are an eclectic bunch. There are 4-, 6-, and 8-cylinder engines, along with fuel cell, electric and hybrid drive units. This the 24th time Wards has conducted the competition to find …

Singapore Chipmaker Blames Buyout in Bid for Quick Bankruptcy

Global A&T Electronics Ltd., the Singapore-based chip assembler plagued for a decade by the debt it took on under a TPG Capital and Affinity Equity …

This under-the-radar European city has been named the best in the world for a night out

Hamburg, Germany has been named the best night out in the world.<p>That's according to a major study from hostel-booking platform Hostelworld, which looked at how residents of 41 cities in 27 countries around the world rate the nightlife in their hometowns.<p><b>The company interviewed 4,100 city-dwellers</b> …

U.S. should let more companies offer bank services: regulator | Reuters

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. regulations that bar companies such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT.N) from providing banking services should be reviewed as they reduce competition and concentrate more risk among a smaller number of banks, a U.S. banking regulator said on Wednesday.<p>At a banking …

Brexit Should Be Prevented, German Government Advisers Say

The U.K.’s exit from the European Union should be prevented due to the “far-reaching impact” Brexit would have, Germany’s Council of Economic …

German Politics

Deutsche Bank's CEO Hints at Thousands of Job Cuts

Deutsche Bank (db) CEO John Cryan dropped his clearest hint about the scale of his planned slash-and-burn exercise at Germany’s biggest lender.<p>“We …

Porsche 911 GT2 RS first drive: The fastest hypercar at a third of the price

I am beginning to think we’ve all been sold the most frightful dummy. Remember all those hybrid hypercars, the LaFerrari, McLaren P1 and Porsche 918 Spyder? Launched at approximately the same time on an ocean of weapons-grade statistics and power outputs, these bespoke machines may have been …

Why a Great Place to Work Is Good For Business | Inc.com

Research has proven that "great places to work" significantly outperform the S&P 500. They have higher customer satisfaction rates, higher rates of revenue growth, and higher income growth rates. So, why isn't every company investing in developing a healthy culture? The answer is that healthy …

Raspberry Pi’s first official starter kit is ‘unashamedly premium’

An easier way to start cooking up Pi<p>The Raspberry Pi Foundation’s flagship product, its $35 microcomputer, has now sold more than 10 million units in its standalone form. But to turn the Pi into something you can play Pong on, for example, you need a few extra items. Previously these were sold …

German-built Ford Focus: Outrageously fun

I don't know what's wrong with me. I didn't think I was going to like this, at least not this much. I mean, to be really honest, I'm too old for this sort of thing<p>Or maybe I'm not.<p>The Ford (F) Focus RS is a 350 horsepower, German-built, all-wheel-drive version of that nice, efficient American-made …

Barclay Butera’s New Rolls-Royce Dawn Is the Ultimate Yacht on Wheels

The new Rolls-Royce Dawn marks the first time the 110-year-old brand enlisted an interior designer to outfit a car<p>What exudes wealth and style more than a yacht or a Rolls-Royce? Not many things, which is why the renowned British carmaker decided to debut the Rolls-Royce Dawn at last week’s Pebble …

Rolls-Royce

Dubai is building the world's first hotel with its own rainforest — here's what it's like inside

Set to open in 2018, the Rosemont Hotel and Residences will boast over 2 million square feet of hotel, residential, and leisure space, an artificial beach, and a glass-bottom pool suspended above the streets of Dubai.<p>The hotel, designed by ZAS Architects, will be accommodated by a 47-storey tower …

Sumptuous St. Regis Penthouse in San Francisco

This spectacular St. Regis penthouse sits atop the St Regis Hotel Tower in San Francisco, California. The interiors were created by international …

Gadget helps GoPro users create jaw-dropping panoramas

Sometimes a good idea can advance technology without an app or motherboard. Photographer Ruoguo Zhou proved that last year with a hunk of plastic called SLOPES, an indispensable accessory for GoPro users that cradles the camera and provides 20 different angles for shooting.<p>Zhou again applies simple …

Forget mega yachts — this mobile private island just upped the ante on billionaire toys

Yacht design has gotten pretty extravagant in recent years, but nothing compares to Kokomo Ailand.<p>More mobile island than yacht, Kokomo is a floating, semi-submersed vessel with a level of luxury that rivals a four-star resort. According to renderings, the "private floating habitat" features …

TaylorMade M1 Driver

Maybe you hit the ball high. Maybe you hit it low. Maybe you hit it to the left. Maybe... well, you get the point. The TaylorMade M1 Driver can …