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Bank of England warned lenders end of £127bn cheap funding scheme posed 'systemic risk'

The Bank of England has privately warned lenders that the withdrawal of its £127bn cheap funding scheme poses a “systemic risk” to Britain’s financial system.<p>The Term Funding Scheme (TFS) was launched by Bank Governor Mark Carney after the Brexit vote to help keep interest rates low in the real …

Patagonia sues to block Trump's reductions to Utah national monuments

SALT LAKE CITY — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and outdoor retail giant Patagonia traded harsh words over the Trump administration's plans to shrink several national monuments, an opening salvo in an imminent legal battle that could be waged for years.<p>A barrage of lawsuits is expected by groups …

New Semi-Synthetic Organism Can Make Molecules We've Never Seen Before

We have expanded the DNA.<p>Scientists have expanded the building blocks of DNA to create a stable semi-synthetic organism that can produce biological …

Biology

Smartest 7 Tax Moves to Make Before the Year Ends

Taxpayers are currently operating in a nebulous environment as tax reform takes shape in Washington. Differing versions of the tax bill have thrown …

This futuristic complex in Cairo will feature indoor 'mega-trees' and 1,000 luxury apartments

Designed by Vincent Callebaut Architectures, the complex will feature nine cylindrical structures covered in plants, which the designers call "mega-trees."<p>Construction began in 2014 and will be complete by 2019, Callebaut told Business Insider.<p>Check out what the futuristic complex, dubbed The Gate, …

10 Most-Missed Tax Deductions

<i>Editors' pick: Originally published Feb. 27.</i><p>It's tax season, and that means we all are gathering receipts, counting deductions and doing all we can …

Personal Finance

Insurers Come Out Swinging Against New Republican Health Care Bill

WASHINGTON — The health insurance industry, after cautiously watching Republican health care efforts for months, came out forcefully on Wednesday against the Senate’s latest bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, suggesting that its state-by-state block grants could create health care chaos in the …

Health Care

SEC discloses cybersecurity breach

The Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday said its “EDGAR” public-company filing system had been hacked.<p>SEC Chairman Jay Clayton said in a statement that last month "the Commission learned that an incident previously detected in 2016 may have provided the basis for illicit gain through …

Cybersecurity

The Role Of AI In Financial Trading -- It's Not What You Think

The financial industry has been all over Artificial intelligence (AI) supporting front end trading processes, leaving much of the rest of the business in the last century. That won’t be true for much longer if Bikram Singh, Founder & CEO of EZOPS, has his way. I caught up with Singh during the …

22 Lobster Recipes You Really Can (And Should) Make At Home

Because you deserve it.<p>The hardest part about making lobster at home is the price. But if you should happen to come across some tails on sale ― and that does happen more often than you might think ― seize them. Because this shellfish can easily be turned into a delicious meal that, yes, even you …

Every State Could Legalize Marijuana by 2021

The market for medical marijuana and recreational marijuana is growing rapidly, as lawmakers in more states pass legislation legalizing it. Already, 28 states have medical marijuana laws on the books, and eight states have passed recreational marijuana laws, too. According to the latest research by …

Driverless flying taxi service set to launch in Dubai

<b>(CNN) —</b> Dubai has announced yet another pioneering initiative, but this time it's not the world's first rotating skyscraper or 3D printed office. It's a fleet of flying taxis.<p>Small enough to fit into a car parking space when folded up, the one-seater passenger drones made by Chinese company Ehang …

Drones

Best foods for people with GERD or acid reflux

Who <i>hasn't</i> eaten a food item they know they're going to regret later? Well, for sufferers of acid reflux, or gastroesophageal reflux (GER), that happens more often then they'd like. While many of us deal with the occasional symptoms like heartburn, 20 percent of the U.S. population has …

Wellness

Scientists Have Stored a Movie, a Computer OS, And an Amazon Gift Card in a Single Speck of DNA


"The highest-density data-storage device ever created."<p>Scientists have developed what they claim is the most efficient data storage technique ever, …

Genetics

There's no end in sight to the deep slump in brick-and-mortar retail

When this news emerged, Neiman Marcus unsecured bonds due in 2021 plunged 7% to 54 cents on the dollar, according to Thomson Reuters, and its $3 billion term loan fell 5% to 77 cents on the dollar.<p>Earlier this year, Neiman Marcus scrapped its IPO entirely, after having delayed it in 2015 when its …

The Common Foods Dogs Can and Can’t Eat

Most dogs will happily chow down on human food, whether you give them a treat or they sneakily steal something off the counter. But some foods can be …

Your internet speeds will be insanely fast when 5G arrives

When the 5G wireless standard hits the mainstream, our home internet speeds have the potential to be so fast that we'll be downloading 4K movies, games, software, and any other large form of content at a fraction of the time we're used to.

Kroger sees 4Q profit fall, but meets forecasts

NEW YORK (AP) — Kroger Co. on Thursday reported a drop in fiscal fourth-quarter profit, but the grocery chain's results met Wall Street expectations …

China considers paying couples to have a second child

After abolishing the one-child policy, Communist party mulls financial incentives to parents who have more than one baby<p>China is considering introducing birth rewards and subsidies to encourage people to have a second child, after surveys showed economic constraints were making many reluctant to …

Tesla gets downgraded to 'sell' by Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs thinks it's time to pull the plug on Tesla's stock.<p>David Tamberrino, an analyst at the influential Wall Street investment bank, downgraded Tesla's stock to a "sell" rating on Monday morning. It's pretty rare for analysts to be that negative about a high-profile company.<p>Tesla's stock …

Tesla

Quartz at the core of Earth's magnetic field paradox

For centuries, scientists have wondered why Earth has a magnetic field. It's still a mystery, but by using super-high pressures and temperatures to …

Trump administration signals a possible crackdown on states over marijuana

The White House on Thursday put states that have legalized recreational-use marijuana on notice that federal law enforcement agents could be targeting them soon.<p>It was the clearest warning yet that the Trump administration may move to disrupt the marijuana trade in the eight states, including …

Elon Musk posts image that may or may not be secret tunnel project

Elon Musk likes to show off his toys, and the latest may (or may not) be a component of his new tunnel boring efforts designed to defeat the scourge …

How a year in space affected the bacteria in Scott Kelly’s gut

A shift in the GI tract<p>Ten teams of researchers are poring over the data collected for NASA’s Twins study — an experiment to see how a year in space affected the health of astronaut Scott Kelly, compared to the health of his identical twin Mark who stayed on Earth. One of those research groups, …

McDonald’s Secret Shamrock Shakes Are Now Official

But only for a limited time<p>With St. Patrick’s day just around the corner, McDonald’s has decided to make its secret Shamrock Shake menu …

McDonald's

Snapchat files for IPO as $SNAP — looks to raise $3 billion

Snapchat, err Snap Inc., just made the papers for its long-awaited initial public offering appear.<p>The ephemeral mobile storytelling app is going …

Buy American Miles For ~2 Cents Each For A Limited Time

<b>Through February 16, 2017, American is offering up to 42,500 bonus miles when you purchase AAdvantage miles</b>. On top of that, you can save 10% if you …

This River Makes a Rare Kind of Ice That Looks Like Diamonds

It's called "jewelry ice" by locals.<p>Every year after the mouth of the Tokachi River freezes over and breaks off into the sea, the frigid ocean returns polished chunks of ice to the shore that look like gigantic diamonds.<p>Known as Tokachi river ice, jewel ice and jewelry ice, this beautiful …

Japan