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The lessons investors learnt in 2015 (and the threats they should look out for in 2016)

Telegraph Money looks back at some of the most significant investment events of 2015 – and some dangers ahead<p>Investors who stick to shares in blue-chip British firms have endured another disappointing year. The FTSE 100 looks likely to end the year well below its opening level of 6566 – it is …

Stock Markets

The 10 most expensive homes sold in Wales in 2015

These are the 10 most expensive homes sold in Wales in the last year.<p>All properties cost over £1 million, according to the Land Registry.<p>1. Nant …

Investing in London Properties | 2016

North West London<p>Leafy North West London has always been popular with families, celebrities and professionals. Which areas of North West London …

Housing

China’s UnionPay Steps Into Mobile Commerce Deal With UK Startup

On the heels of reports that Apple Pay is gearing up for a February launch of its mobile payment service in China (update: it is, and so is Samsung), the country’s biggest credit card company has entered into an agreement with a startup out of the UK to take its own steps into smartphone-based …

FinTech

Card fraud costs the US billions each year — here's what card networks are doing about it

Payment card fraud cost the US $7.9 billion last year alone, an increase of almost 60% from five years earlier. In response, major US card networks have implemented a set of security standards called EMV — which includes cards that store user information on a chip rather than a magnetic stripe — to …

FinTech

How 10 CEOs Keep Company Culture Alive, Even as Their Startups Expand

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The companies in this article were included in the</i> <i>Entrepreneur360™ Performance Index</i><i>.</i><p>For Olga Vidisheva, founder and CEO of Shoptiques, approving each hire ensures that all staffers represent the ecommerce business’s mission to promote …

Team Building

Gold isn't a good investment

As a general rule, gold is not a good investment.<p>It doesn't earn income. And because it doesn't earn income, it doesn't benefit from the law of compounding returns -- what Albert Einstein once called the "eighth wonder of the world."<p><b>The magic of compounding returns</b> <br>Returns that compound are an …

Investing

Apple is demanding another $180 million from Samsung over a patent dispute

In court papers filed on Wednesday, Apple said Samsung owes nearly $180 million in supplemental damages and interest.<p>These further damages relate to five Samsung devices that infringed Apple's patents and were sold after a 2012 jury verdict finding Samsung liable in the dispute.<p>Representatives for …

U.S. Federal Courts

Ukraine approves 2016 budget, clearing way for delayed IMF loan

Ukraine has approved an annual budget that includes a deficit specified by the International Monetary Fund. The organization said it was necessary …

Europe