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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 …

Horror

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 Archives

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 …

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 …

The infrastructure gap

STRATEGIC rivalry between America and China takes many forms. Rarely does a clear winner emerge. An exception, however, is the tussle over China’s …

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 …

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?

There are two main lines of analysis about Germany's role in the European Union. The first, favored by populist euro-skeptic politicians, is that …

Europe

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 …

Geopolitics

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 …

China

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

Eurozone crisis,Banking,Economics,Greece,Germany,Euro,Currencies,Europe,European Central Bank,European Union,European banks,European monetary union,Financial crisis,Financial sector,World news<p>Outcome of meeting remains clouded in uncertainty after Germany rejected Greek compromise proposal<p>Eurozone …

Child abuse survivors push Theresa May to save independent inquiry

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 start again.<p>Seven months after the announcement by May of an inquiry to examine institutional culpability for decades of abuse …

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

Imagine you could remove all the daily irritations from the city in which you live. No one pushing or talking loudly on the efficiently run public transport system; no rubbish or sticky gum to be trodden underfoot on the well-kept, clean streets. And virtually no crime.<p>Such a city would, probably, …

Insight: Tesco's new boss - the outsider on the inside track

LONDON (Reuters) - When Tesco needed a new chief executive to rebuild the world’s third-biggest retailer it turned to “Drastic Dave” Lewis, a turnaround specialist who is probably as close to being an insider as an outsider can be.<p>A customer shops at a Tesco shop in Bishop's Stortford, southern …

The markets clearly had something to say about Europe this week

It was a big week for US economic activity—with jobs and GDP statistics and a meeting and decision from the Fed—but it was Europe that was whipsawed the hardest, with major equity markets tumbling.<p>Portugal was a big loser, as Banco Espírito Santo reported the largest-ever loss for a Portuguese …

Stock Markets

Argentina debt talks must continue after default - U.S. Judge

NEW YORK/BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina cannot turn its back on negotiations with holdout creditors after defaulting on its sovereign debt, a U.S. judge instructed on Friday, just as the country’s failure to service a June interest payment was declared a “credit event.”<p>A man reads a newspaper …

Diesel car drivers 'betrayed' as EU cracks down on Britain over air pollution

As Britain is sued by the European Commission for breaching pollution limits, drivers of diesel motor vehicles are warned that they face higher costs<p>More than 10 million motorists who were “betrayed and misled” into buying diesel cars have been warned that they face higher costs as the European …

Apple Acquired 29 Companies Since Beginning of Fiscal 2014, Including Five Since April

During today's third quarter earnings call, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed that Apple has purchased a total of 29 companies over the course of the last nine months, including five new companies after the end of the March quarter. Of the 29 companies purchased, some are known but many remain …

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 …