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The Swedish climate activist and the US president gave very different speeches at Davos.
Posted: January 21, 2020, 8:41 pm
Several hundred protesters are making a three-day hike up to Davos, to coincide with President Trump's arrival at the World Economic Forum.
Posted: January 21, 2020, 12:20 am
Shop owner Catherine Kull Bineschedler says the annual corporate "invasion" is tough for locals.
Posted: January 20, 2020, 8:03 pm
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps faces a "massive decision" as a leaked report suggests the rail link could cost £106bn.
Posted: January 20, 2020, 3:34 pm
A founder of the Occupy Wall Street movement says Davos is a chance for activists and elites to forge links.
Posted: January 20, 2020, 12:30 pm
The price of the precious metal palladium has hit a record high of $2,500 an ounce as demand rises.
Posted: January 20, 2020, 4:05 am
BBC News looks at some of the numbers around the 50th World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
Posted: January 19, 2020, 11:57 pm
Leaked documents reveal how Isabel dos Santos made her fortune through exploitation and corruption.
Posted: January 19, 2020, 6:07 pm
The self-styled "Tariff Man" uses tariffs for negotiation, but how successful has he been?
Posted: January 19, 2020, 12:09 am
The Post Office's response comes after ex-workers call for convictions to be overturned.
Posted: January 19, 2020, 12:03 am
BBC Economics editor Faisal Islam on what to look out for at this year's summit in Davos.
Posted: January 19, 2020, 12:02 am
Food prices could rise after Sajid Javid said there will be no alignment with EU rules after Brexit, businesses say.
Posted: January 18, 2020, 4:03 pm
A fifth straight month without growth adds to pressure on the Bank of England to cut interest rates.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 11:39 am
The world's second largest economy has seen weak domestic demand amid a trade war with the US.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 4:44 am
An extremely rare Edward VIII sovereign has been sold for £1m, the most expensive UK coin ever sold.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 12:13 am
Expectations of future sales have "risen sharply" according to property professionals.
Posted: January 16, 2020, 12:01 am
The Dow and the S&P hit new records, as investors have "fear of missing out".
Posted: January 15, 2020, 11:10 pm
Mr Trump has hailed the deal as a "transformative", but the majority of tariffs will remain in place.
Posted: January 15, 2020, 7:24 pm
Most tariffs will remain in place. So who benefits from the US-China deal?
Posted: January 15, 2020, 5:28 pm
Experts predict a short-lived burst of pent-up activity in the housing market - but not price rises.
Posted: January 3, 2020, 10:13 pm
Experts say that looking at past wars in Iraq to see what oil will do next is folly. Here is why.
Posted: January 3, 2020, 10:01 pm
Hospital staff, police and transport employees join France's biggest strike in decades - but what for?
Posted: December 5, 2019, 4:33 pm
The three biggest UK parties have published their manifestos, how do their spending plans compare?
Posted: November 28, 2019, 2:03 pm
Sustainable, renewable and green: environmental goals the aviation industry is now grappling with.
Posted: November 22, 2019, 1:10 am
Is Labour's plan for 100,000 council houses and 50,000 housing association homes a year feasible?
Posted: November 21, 2019, 4:27 pm
Political parties are promising to spend lots of money, but how will they fund their plans?
Posted: November 21, 2019, 3:27 pm
It's thought 2.5 billion people could benefit from technology first developed in the 1200s.
Posted: November 20, 2019, 12:55 am
What would it take to overturn the world's dependency on oil?
Posted: September 25, 2019, 12:05 am
Lithium is being mined in Chile to make batteries, but at what cost to the local environment?
Posted: August 15, 2019, 7:11 am

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Kevin Hassett, President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, suggested Goldman Sachs may be slanting its economic research to help Democrats ahead of the midterm elections.
Posted: October 2, 2018, 4:35 pm
Land O'Lakes CEO Beth Ford charts her career path, from her first job to becoming the first openly gay CEO at a Fortune 500 company in an interview with CNN's Boss Files.
Posted: October 1, 2018, 3:24 pm
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Posted: September 30, 2018, 12:56 pm
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Posted: September 30, 2018, 12:56 pm
Corporate insiders at US companies have dumped $5.7 billion of stock this month, the highest in any September in the past decade, according to TrimTabs.
Posted: September 26, 2018, 4:42 pm
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Posted: September 26, 2018, 3:49 pm
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Posted: September 25, 2018, 6:47 pm
US companies have piled on a record-setting $6.3 trillion of debt.
Posted: September 23, 2018, 11:40 am
The United Kingdom could leave the European Union with very little idea of what its trading relationship will be at the end of a transition period in 2020. That's a new nightmare for business.
Posted: September 21, 2018, 9:16 am
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Posted: September 20, 2018, 8:08 pm
Liquified natural gas is a fast-growing industry, and China's retaliatory tariffs will hurt.
Posted: September 19, 2018, 7:05 pm
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Posted: September 19, 2018, 3:25 pm
Premier Li Keqiang said China "will never go down the path of stimulating exports by devaluing its currency."
Posted: September 19, 2018, 7:26 am
One in four professional investors are bracing for global growth to slow in the next year, according to a Bank of America Merrill Lynch survey.
Posted: September 18, 2018, 5:56 pm
As the US government steps up its trade offensive, business leaders in China say that Beijing is ready to dig in for a war of attrition.
Posted: September 18, 2018, 2:52 pm
For the first time in a decade, Corporate America is steering more money into stock buybacks than investing in the future.
Posted: September 17, 2018, 7:14 pm
Rising interest rates, along with trade wars, have sparked a stampede out of Turkey, Argentina and other emerging markets.
Posted: September 16, 2018, 5:17 pm
The implosion of Lehman Brothers -- and the mayhem it unleashed -- was the most terrifying moment for business and the US economy since the Great Depression.
Posted: September 14, 2018, 5:13 pm
Some Republicans say high wages in the U.S. are hurting America's global competitiveness. See the countries where wages are even higher.
Posted: December 9, 2016, 10:53 pm
When the federal minimum wage first became law in 1938, it was 25 cents. Adjusted for inflation, that would be worth $4.19 today. Scroll over the chart to see historical minimum wage amounts, and their corresponding values in today's dollars.
Posted: December 9, 2016, 10:51 pm