Category: Finance

Half of young Britons believe the Bank of Mum and Dad will now be their only hope for getting onto property ladder

Half of young Britons believe the Bank of Mum and Dad will now be their only hope for getting onto property ladder

More than half of young people aged between 18 and 34 believe their only hope of getting on the property ladder will be to lean on the Bank of Mum and Dad.

Fifty-one per cent of 18-34 year-olds surveyed by …

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Jazz point guard scenario to influence Hayward decision

Jazz point guard scenario to influence Hayward decision

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Teams are lining up to offer Gordon Hayward a max contract when free agency begins Saturday morning. How the Utah Jazz address their point guard situation could affect the All-Star’s decision as much as anything else.…

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Insurers that charge the sick 60 TIMES too much for travel cover: Cancer sufferer quoted £1,551 for a two week holiday in Spain

Insurers that charge the sick 60 TIMES too much for travel cover: Cancer sufferer quoted £1,551 for a two week holiday in Spain

Holidaymakers with health problems are being charged up to 60 times too much for travel insurance, research reveals.

People with common conditions such as cancer, diabetes and epilepsy pay more for travel cover because statistics show that they are more …

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Why the supreme court’s travel ban ruling may not be a win for Trump

Why the supreme court’s travel ban ruling may not be a win for Trump

Donald Trump was quick to proclaim victory when the supreme court decided to allow elements of one of his most controversial policies to take effect before justices hear the case in the fall.

“Today’s unanimous Supreme Court decision is a …

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China adds Pinterest to list of banned sites

China adds Pinterest to list of banned sites

Why selfie app Meitu could be worth billions

China’s Great Firewall is cracking down on Pinterest, the social media platform popular for letting users share, or pin, items of interest to a virtual board.

For years, Pinterest has been freely …

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Is your Tesco about to ditch 24-hour opening? Supermarket giant drops all night shopping at more stores

Is your Tesco about to ditch 24-hour opening? Supermarket giant drops all night shopping at more stores

Tesco has announced that eight more stores will cut back their 24-hour offering due to a lack of customers shopping through the night.

The company said it was cutting night time replenishment at 69 of its largest supermarkets, while axing …

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World trade is making a comeback. Trump could spoil it

World trade is making a comeback. Trump could spoil it

Inside the Chinese firm that makes Ivanka Trump shoes

Surprise! Global trade is bouncing back after a sharp slowdown last year.

The World Trade Organization said Wednesday it expects the value of goods shipped around the globe to grow by …

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Don’t Mistake an Investment Portfolio for a Retirement Strategy

Don’t Mistake an Investment Portfolio for a Retirement Strategy

Saving and investing is the easy part of the retirement equation. Preserving your assets through volatile markets while drawing an income off them takes a real plan.

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Remember when you were young and “retirement strategies” meant dreaming about which …

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Crisis-ridden Venezuela gave $500K to Trump inauguration

Crisis-ridden Venezuela gave $500K to Trump inauguration

Why Venezuelans are protesting

Venezuela faces shortages of food, water, medicine, electricity and money.

But its state-run oil company — through a subsidiary — donated $500,000 to President Trump’s inauguration committee on December 22, 2016.

That equals what Pepsi (PEP), …

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White House briefs entire Senate as U.S. installs missile defenses in South Korea

White House briefs entire Senate as U.S. installs missile defenses in South Korea

A bus carrying U.S. senators drives inside the perimeter of the White House on April 26, 2017. The entire U.S. Senate attended an extraordinary briefing by the Trump administration on the threat posed by North Korea and U.S. options in …

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