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Tesco has announced it will start selling green satsumas but would you be willing to eat them?
Posted: October 18, 2017, 7:26 pm
The number of people out of work falls by 52,000, but earnings fail to keep pace with inflation.
Posted: October 18, 2017, 3:11 pm
More than four million people face difficulties over domestic or credit bills, says a major study.
Posted: October 18, 2017, 12:33 pm
Akshay Ruparelia set up his business from his bedroom during his A-level exams.
Posted: October 18, 2017, 7:58 am
How Canadian winemaker Norman Hardie is able to make award-winning wines, despite winter temperatures so cold it can kill his vines.
Posted: October 17, 2017, 11:41 pm
How the wines of Canadian winemaker Norman Hardie are winning a growing number of fans around the world.
Posted: October 17, 2017, 11:41 pm
Health risks and job losses are among the harms many in China face in the push for economic change.
Posted: October 17, 2017, 11:24 pm
Chinese president Xi Jinping will be confirmed for a second five-year term this month.
Posted: October 17, 2017, 11:22 pm
The global economic body says staying in the EU would have "significant" positive impact on growth.
Posted: October 17, 2017, 11:43 am
Increases in transport and food prices push inflation to the highest rate for more than five years.
Posted: October 17, 2017, 10:50 am
One of the world's biggest investors says there could be a "decent-sized" fall in stock markets.
Posted: October 16, 2017, 11:23 pm
The rise of online shopping has turned retail upside down but innovative retailers are combining online and offline shopping.
Posted: October 16, 2017, 12:24 pm
Crude prices rise as Iraqi forces capture territory from Kurds and the US mulls sanctions on Iran.
Posted: October 16, 2017, 11:54 am
Grain Brewery's founder Phil Halls thought that making beer was easy, but could he overcome his early problems before his business folded?
Posted: October 15, 2017, 11:45 pm
The UK economy is not ready for rates to go up next month, according to forecaster EY Item Club.
Posted: October 15, 2017, 11:09 pm
Supermarkets would also buy more global produce to counter any rise in EU prices, a minister says.
Posted: October 15, 2017, 3:32 pm
Inflation at 2.9% will worsen the effects of the chancellor's measures, the Resolution Foundation warns.
Posted: October 15, 2017, 2:33 am
A draft paper seen by the BBC suggests the EU is getting ready for the second phase of negotiations.
Posted: October 13, 2017, 11:53 am
The British Chambers of Commerce says while manufacturing is robust, there are concerns over services.
Posted: October 13, 2017, 6:16 am
Just 13% of US academic economists are women - and only one has won the Nobel Prize in economics. Why are women so under-represented in the profession?
Posted: October 12, 2017, 11:06 pm
Renters on low incomes spend 28% of wages on rent, up from 21% in the mid-1990s, new research finds.
Posted: October 12, 2017, 11:00 pm
The EU negotiator calls the lack of agreement "disturbing" but says "decisive progress" is possible.
Posted: October 12, 2017, 8:04 pm
Policymakers at the US central bank are puzzled by inflation that has lagged its 2% target.
Posted: October 11, 2017, 7:54 pm
Countries including the US and Canada object to the UK and the EU's proposed Brexit settlement.
Posted: October 11, 2017, 3:55 pm
Five ways the theory behind this year's Nobel prize for economics may have influenced your behaviour.
Posted: October 9, 2017, 3:27 pm
Asking customers what they wanted profoundly changed how retailers sold their goods.
Posted: October 1, 2017, 11:34 pm
A rise in interest rates would be good news for savers, but bad for borrowers. How would a rise of 0.25% affect you?
Posted: September 29, 2017, 2:23 pm
Theresa May says trade should continue as it is for two years post-Brexit – but what do the UK’s trading relationships look like at the moment?
Posted: September 27, 2017, 11:29 pm
Cheap plastic has become ubiquitous, but we need to get better at recycling it.
Posted: September 24, 2017, 11:02 pm
Without it, companies in the sharing economy might not have grown as successfully as they have.
Posted: September 17, 2017, 11:15 pm
The collapse of Northern Rock: Ten years on
Posted: September 11, 2017, 11:22 pm
The value of modern currency comes not from what it's made of, but what we all agree it's worth.
Posted: September 10, 2017, 11:41 pm
Could low-cost automated financial advice help close the massive retirement savings gap?
Posted: September 7, 2017, 11:03 pm
The English wine making industry is growing, but could it ever threaten the dominant European producers?
Posted: September 5, 2017, 11:10 pm
The limited liability company has been described as "the greatest single discovery of modern times”.
Posted: September 3, 2017, 11:06 pm
Buying foreign currency is both easier and more challenging than in the past.
Posted: August 31, 2017, 12:35 pm
Many of Europe's largest banks have already announced their intention to relocate jobs to Frankfurt as Brexit talks go on.
Posted: August 28, 2017, 11:16 pm
The arguments nearly a century ago over the use of leaded petrol.
Posted: August 27, 2017, 11:16 pm
More than half of the 160 BHS stores that closed after it went into administration a year ago are still empty, says new research.
Posted: August 27, 2017, 11:14 pm
Amar Al-Sadi and her family escaped war-torn Yemen and are among thousands who have bought Maltese passports.
Posted: August 22, 2017, 11:20 pm
How the spread of barbed wire helped redraw the map of the USA.
Posted: August 6, 2017, 11:36 pm
The chunk of global wealth illegally stashed in tax havens is a big feature of the modern economy.
Posted: July 30, 2017, 11:17 pm
Chlorine chicken isn't the only food that has got politicians in a flap
Posted: July 27, 2017, 11:12 am
How would the UK benefit from a trade deal with the US and is it likely to happen?
Posted: July 25, 2017, 5:06 pm
Since the first commercial substitute for breast milk was launched in 1865, formula has shaped the workforce.
Posted: July 24, 2017, 3:31 pm
The government is consulting on a new strategy which puts the consumer "at the heart of the aviation sector".
Posted: July 21, 2017, 1:41 pm
Warren Buffett has advised his wife to invest her money in low-cost index funds, after his death.
Posted: July 16, 2017, 11:21 pm
Medieval tally sticks illustrate what money really is: a kind of debt that can be traded freely.
Posted: July 9, 2017, 11:29 pm
If rules are too strict, good ideas take too long to spread, but lax regulation risks no innovation.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 11:10 pm
What impact is China's Belt and Road initiative, aimed at boosting trade links, having in Kazakhstan?
Posted: June 22, 2017, 11:11 pm
What do economists and businesses think of the aftermath of the Brexit vote, and what do they think the future holds?
Posted: June 22, 2017, 11:05 pm
China consumes more electricity than any other country but is also the world's biggest solar energy producer.
Posted: June 21, 2017, 11:06 pm
South Africa exports almost half of the apples it grows, but rising temperatures are hitting production.
Posted: June 20, 2017, 11:36 pm
From Spacewar! to Pokemon Go, video games have created jobs, made money and driven technology forward.
Posted: June 18, 2017, 11:18 pm
Is the government allowed to requisition homes to provide emergency housing?
Posted: June 16, 2017, 3:38 pm

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Next to Mexico and Chile, America's elderly are experiencing some of the worst income inequality out of any developed country, according to the latest report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Posted: October 18, 2017, 3:34 pm
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Posted: October 18, 2017, 2:26 pm
President Trump could keep the stock market happy and bolster his economic agenda by keeping Janet Yellen at the helm of the Federal Reserve.
Posted: October 18, 2017, 1:38 pm
The devastated electric grid and poor cell service make it difficult to move cash.
Posted: October 18, 2017, 1:36 pm
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Posted: October 18, 2017, 1:12 pm
The fate of the North America Free Trade Agreement is highly uncertain. Here's who gets hurt if President Trump blows up the deal.
Posted: October 18, 2017, 3:55 am
President Trump's decision to stop funding a key set of Obamacare subsidies is prompting states and insurers to hike health insurance premiums.
Posted: October 17, 2017, 10:45 pm
President Trump will no longer fund Obamacare's cost-sharing subsidies. Here's what that means.
Posted: October 17, 2017, 9:03 pm
Two controversial proposals by the United States during the renegotiation of NAFTA were rejected by Canadian and Mexican leaders, according to sources from each country.
Posted: October 17, 2017, 8:36 pm
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Posted: October 17, 2017, 7:15 pm
Gary Cohn, President Trump's top economic adviser, worries about how reliant the financial system has become on clearinghouses -- the middlemen that ensure the smooth execution of trillions in complex transactions.
Posted: October 17, 2017, 4:09 pm
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Posted: October 17, 2017, 3:52 pm
Crashing out of the EU without a trade deal will cost British households an extra £260 ($345) a year, according to a new report.
Posted: October 17, 2017, 9:47 am
New travel documents provided to the agency's inspector general shows that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin flew to New York aboard an American Airlines flight on the morning of August 15.
Posted: October 16, 2017, 5:08 pm
Venezuela missed five small debt payments last week. It owes much more soon. Lately the Venezuelan regime is blaming delayed payments on sanctions imposed on it by the Trump administration.
Posted: October 16, 2017, 4:24 pm
A new report projects that India's airports won't be able to cope with rapidly growing traffic by 2022.
Posted: October 16, 2017, 2:25 pm
A new paper from the chief White House economist asserts that a drop in the U.S. corporate rate to 20% could result in higher paychecks for typical Americans.
Posted: October 16, 2017, 9:04 am
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Posted: October 14, 2017, 2:18 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