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UAE's Etihad Airlines Has Built the Fanciest Commercial Airplane in the World

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The days of neck pillows and kids kicking your seat are over, at least if you can afford to fly to …

Two scary new signs that shadow banking is spreading risk throughout China’s economy

New data out from China’s central bank shines some light on the worrying spread of shadow banking—as lending conducted off bank balance sheets is known—throughout the economy. Not only have city-level banks been on a shadow-lending spree, but so too have Chinese non-financial companies.<p>First, …

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Nokia launches $100m smart car fund

<b>Nokia has launched a $100m (£59m) fund which will invest in firms specialising in connected and smart vehicles.</b><p>It is seen as a key growth area and Nokia has established its presence in the sector with its mapping service Here for connected vehicles.<p>The move comes just days after Nokia completed the …

Audi may keep adding output in second quarter on Europe, China demand

BERLIN (Reuters) - German luxury carmaker Audi (VOWG_p.DE) said it may further increase production in its home market during the second quarter after adding shifts in past months on strong demand for premium cars from China and Europe.<p>The company logo is seen on the bonnet of a Audi car during the …

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Steve Jobs' tech giant Apple now worth $1 trillion<p>Facebook stock plummets nearly 20 percent in 2 days<p>Facebook's market value plunges 19% in one …

New Look seeks expansion in Europe and China after returning to profit

New Look has revealed plans to step up expansion in China, Russia, Poland and Germany despite "challenging trading" at home.<p>The low-price fashion retailer posted a return to the black with half-year profits to the end of September of £13.8m, compared with a loss of £13.6m a year ago. The company …

Apple Takes On China

Apple’s iPhone has a China problem.<p>The fact that the Chinese market is one that Apple simply cannot afford to ignore shouldn’t surprise anyone. China’s population – and its subsequent potential market – is booming. And Apple’s not ignoring it. Last month, it was announced that Apple’s new iPhones …

Sellers key to upturn in IPOs

Pensioners tricked into a lifetime of lower income

After an investigation into how Britain’s insurers used the introduction of the EU’s Gender Directive to over-charge hundreds of thousands of pension savers, we unravel yet another scandal in the complex annuity maze.<p>Hundreds of thousands of older savers were locked into artificially depressed …

Rise of the prosumer analyst: How mobile is driving a new brand of business analysis

Today, it seems natural for, say, an iOS (s AAPL) developer to follow Apple’s company affairs — changes to the executive team, the number of …

The Forbes 400 List is the definitive list of wealth in America. So what does it say not just about the individuals who got rich but also about which states attract the most of them? FORBES examined the 10-year-data from the rankings to find out about any geographical shifts of Forbes 400 members in the past decade. http://bit.ly/19rLqlZ

'Real-time' PAYE threatens new wave of tax code blunders

Taxpayers are at risk of wrong codes as revolutionary 'real time' PAYE system comes into full force<p>HM Revenue & Customs describes it as the “biggest change to PAYE for 70 years” and it comes fully into effect today. Called “Real Time Information”, it is a transformation supposed to help other …

With a few days left on her federal prison sentence for tax evasion, hip-hop artist Lauryn Hill won an early release – and managed to drop a track from her new album – all in 24 hours. http://bit.ly/1gfpgKG