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How Momentum stopped vote on single market at Labour conference

By steering delegates away from thorny Brexit issues, the group has helped Jeremy Corbyn avoid a conflict with members<p>With Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership secure at this year’s Labour conference, many anticipated that Brexit would be the key divide in Brighton this week – but a potential party split was …

What is Neoliberalism?

13 of the best Stephen King short stories you've never read

I haven't managed to read all of Stephen King's novels yet — I'm still working on that — but I <i>have</i> read all of his short stories. All of the …

The world has glimpsed financial crisis. But is the worst to come?

Plummeting oil prices and fears about China turned screens red in trading rooms around the world. Although things may have stabilised, some fear we are on the verge of another global recession<p>They were studying the snow forecasts in Davos on Friday. But the 3,000 bankers and CEOs who had flown to …

Ultra-low interest rates could be here to stay, says Bank of England adviser

Monetary policy committee member Gertjan Vlieghe says debt, demographics and distribution of income could all depress interest rates for years to come<p>The prospect of ultra-low interest rates persisting for years to come has been conjured up by a leading Bank of England policymaker after a further …

M&A Outlook 2016 special report

Published in<p>Report<p>Dec, 2015<p>Viewrcnt.eu/0gj<p>Summary<p>This year saw the value of mergers and acquisitions hit a record global high of £2.79 trillion and …

How the luxury discount retailing of Bicester Village is coming to China - Spear's Magazine

Since my beat is meant to be all about luxury, it may be something of a surprise that this time round I’m having a look at outlet shopping — you …

East Africa: The next hub for apparel sourcing?

East African countries—in particular, Ethiopia and Kenya—have the potential to become bigger players in garment manufacturing. But the road ahead …

The U.K. Is Testing Electric Highways That Would Charge Your EV As You Drive

This could solve the charging problem that has been slowing electric car adoption for years (if it works).<p>Brits are getting into electric cars more and more. Sales jumped up 366% in the first quarter of 2015. Still, when the U.K. government surveyed consumers and businesses, they found the …

Electric Vehicles

Japan's magnetically levitated vehicle train sets new speed record

Magnetically levitated vehicle surpasses 366mph on test track and sets sights on going even faster<p><b>Japan</b>’s <b>magnetically levitated (maglev) train</b> has set a new speed record, hitting 366.61mph on a test track.<p>Central Japan Railway Co., which is developing a vehicle that it sees as the long-distance, …

Eurozone can't survive in current form, says PIMCO

Single currency area must become a "United States of Europe" in order to secure its future, says manager of world's largest bond fund<p>The eurozone is "untenable" in its current form and cannot survive unless countries are prepared to cede sovereignty and become a "United States of Europe", the …

Why your dream career could turn into a nightmare

'Do what you love.' 'Find a job that makes your heart sing.' 'Never settle.' Good advice? Or self-help claptrap that denigrates honest, hard work and harms the economy?<p>My friend Lauren is looking for a job, ideally office-based, nine to five, to fit around her 10-year-old son’s schooling. She wants …

Isolated like North Korea? No. The UK has plenty of allies and will achieve success after Brexit

The claim made by former Prime Minister Gordon Brown that outside the EU the UK would be “the North Korea of Europe” is ignoring the facts - and …

World Politics

Gordon Brown to call for state protection of Scottish oil

Former PM to argue fall in global oil prices could mean that oilfields that could prosper in future could be left abandoned, in speech to be made in Glasgow<p>The Scottish oil industry is at a tipping point and needs urgent state support or else fields that could be drilled in the future will be …

Who Made Germany Europe's Boss?

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.<p>If you believe that you may have received this message in …

The New Asian Order

In November 2012, I found myself at the Trident Hotel in Mumbai—one of a tiny handful of Americans attending a forum, sponsored by prominent Indian …

China and Latin America: Challenges in Pursuing Prospects

For China, the biggest and most immediate challenge for its approach to investment in Latin America is in Venezuela.<p>China Cautious Over Venezuelan …

Eurozone ministers gather for make-or-break talks with Greece

Outcome of meeting remains clouded in uncertainty after Germany rejected Greek compromise proposal<p>Eurozone finance ministers are gathering in Brussels for make-or-break talks that could determine Greece’s future in the eurozone.<p>For ministers of the 19-member currency union, it will be their third …

Child abuse survivors push Theresa May to save independent inquiry

More than 300 abuse survivors gather in parliament to tell home secretary that inquiry is a ‘complete mess’ and urge a rethink<p>Theresa May is under intense pressure to save the independent inquiry into child abuse after survivors groups condemned it as a mess and demanded she rip up the process and …

The price of life in Singapore, city of rules: 'It’s a Faustian deal'

The south-east Asian city-state has been hailed for its urban policies – and condemned for the authoritarianism that underpins them. So what do Singapore’s residents make of life there?<p>Imagine you could remove all the daily irritations from the city in which you live. No one pushing or talking …

Stock Markets

Apple's newest legal trouble: A class-action lawsuit over meal breaks

A California judge has granted class action status to an employment-law case against Apple, giving the tech giant just one more thing to worry about.<p>The Hon. Ronald Prager of the San Diego Superior Court yesterday ruled in favor of onetime Apple employees’ request for class action in their lawsuit …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing