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UN says Trump’s revised travel ban will worsen plight of refugees

UN says Trump’s revised travel ban will worsen plight of refugees

Donald Trump’s revised travel ban will increase the woes of the world’s refugees, the United Nations has said, as some of the Muslim-majority countries affected by the ban expressed their disappointment, insisting they had fully cooperated with US anti-terrorist efforts.…

by July 2, 2017 0 comments Finance
Top investor says don’t be fooled by Trump mirage

Top investor says don’t be fooled by Trump mirage

Happy birthday, bull run!

Bond guru Bill Gross is pulling a Flavor Flav. He’s telling people to not believe the Trump hype.

Gross, formerly one of the top dogs at fixed income powerhouse PIMCO and now a fund manager with …

by July 1, 2017 0 comments Finance
Scarborough, Brzezinski say White House used National Enquirer as threat

Scarborough, Brzezinski say White House used National Enquirer as threat

Trump tweets insults at MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski

MSNBC hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski claim President Trump and his White House used the possibility of a hit piece in the National Enquirer to threaten them.

But President Trump has a …

by June 30, 2017 0 comments Finance
How to find the right DIY pension for you: We wade through the Sipps on offer and pick the best for different investors

How to find the right DIY pension for you: We wade through the Sipps on offer and pick the best for different investors

Wading through the market to find the best place to set up a DIY pension is no easy task.

But Holly Mackay has more than 25 accounts, so she accepted our challenge to find the best providers.

Wading through the …

by June 30, 2017 0 comments Finance
Japan and Europe are racing to agree a big free trade deal

Japan and Europe are racing to agree a big free trade deal

How to negotiate a trade deal

While President Trump talks tough on trade, Europe and Japan are getting on with business.

Negotiators from the European Union and Japan say they’re close to striking a major free trade agreement that could …

by June 29, 2017 0 comments Finance
Co-op Bank under fire for abandoning its roots as US vulture funds look to pump in £700m to keep it afloat

Co-op Bank under fire for abandoning its roots as US vulture funds look to pump in £700m to keep it afloat

Campaigners have attacked the Co-op Bank for abandoning its roots over a rescue plan which will hand US vulture funds a 99 per cent stake.

The lender has been battling to plug a black hole in its finances, and abandoned …

by June 29, 2017 0 comments Finance
Man tries to drive into crowd in Belgium

Man tries to drive into crowd in Belgium

A forensics expert stands next to a car which had entered the main pedestrian shopping street in the city at high speed, in Antwerp, Belgium, March 23, 2017.

Antwerp: Belgian security forces arrested a man Thursday after he drove into …

by June 21, 2017 0 comments Finance
Big Oil could be ready for a big comeback

Big Oil could be ready for a big comeback

Oil prices have doubled in a year

Oil prices are down so far this year — and so are energy stocks. But some experts think that won’t last for long.

President Trump is clearly a fan of the traditional oil …

by June 19, 2017 0 comments Finance
Three million have card debts they cannot repay: Banks are accused of exploiting customers as watchdog announces tough measures to tackle the crisis

Three million have card debts they cannot repay: Banks are accused of exploiting customers as watchdog announces tough measures to tackle the crisis

Banks were accused last night of exploiting millions of customers unable to pay off their credit cards.

The City watchdog said lenders had ‘little incentive’ to help customers who fork out £2.50 in interest for every £1 repaid.

In a …

by June 18, 2017 0 comments Finance
Brexit: Europe’s new finance rules put 83,000 U.K. jobs at risk

Brexit: Europe’s new finance rules put 83,000 U.K. jobs at risk

The European Union is preparing the ground for a raid on one of the crown jewels of British business.

The bloc proposed rules on Tuesday that would give it the power to force a large slice of London’s financial services …

by June 13, 2017 0 comments Finance