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The US president says a deal with China may not come until after the 2020 election.
Posted: December 3, 2019, 8:47 pm
The Nordic nation's PM says modern governments need to value green energy and family welfare more.
Posted: December 3, 2019, 6:31 pm
Even if the withdrawal agreement is approved, the future UK-EU trade relationship still requires much work.
Posted: December 3, 2019, 4:20 pm
The Trump administration is targeting $2.4bn worth of imports in retaliation for France's tax on US tech giants.
Posted: December 3, 2019, 2:20 pm
The party vows to slash rail fares and make travel free for young people under the age of 16.
Posted: December 3, 2019, 11:11 am
Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi has been freeing children from slavery for more than 30 years.
Posted: December 3, 2019, 12:09 am
The US President says the countries' weak currencies and cheap exports are harming US farmers.
Posted: December 2, 2019, 4:50 pm
London has the highest gap, official figures indicate, with Scotland the narrowest.
Posted: December 2, 2019, 1:43 pm
Retailers are poised for bumper Cyber Monday sales in the US after a record-breaking Black Friday.
Posted: December 2, 2019, 6:30 am
The construction industry is trying to crack down on the use of underpaid labour, but it's a huge task.
Posted: December 2, 2019, 12:01 am
Jo Swinson says Labour's plans to take utilities back into public ownership are "not the way forward".
Posted: December 1, 2019, 9:21 pm
The Bank of England governor will be mobilising private finance to take action on climate change.
Posted: December 1, 2019, 2:00 pm
The boss of fashion retailer Missguided discusses the importance of Black Friday.
Posted: November 29, 2019, 4:35 pm
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how sticking plasters became a million dollar idea.
Posted: November 29, 2019, 12:16 am
Both main parties are not being honest ahead of the general election, an influential research group says.
Posted: November 28, 2019, 5:43 pm
The three biggest UK parties have published their manifestos, how do their spending plans compare?
Posted: November 28, 2019, 2:03 pm
A US law supporting Hong Kong protesters could complicate US-China talks aimed at striking a trade deal.
Posted: November 28, 2019, 9:29 am
Japanese beer exports to South Korea flat-line as a trade row between the countries simmers.
Posted: November 28, 2019, 6:39 am
Brazil's Konrad Dantas, better know as Kondzilla, has the world's second most watched music video channel.
Posted: November 27, 2019, 12:03 am
Timothy Armoo of Fanbytes explains how his success is grounded in a love of maths.
Posted: November 27, 2019, 12:03 am
Trading Standards issues a warning as one man says he was beaten, threatened and forced into work.
Posted: November 27, 2019, 12:01 am
When it comes to Black Friday shopping deals, do you know when you're being manipulated?
Posted: November 25, 2019, 12:01 am
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
A simple guide to how currency is valued and what it means for your finances.
Posted: October 17, 2019, 11:14 am
What would it take to overturn the world's dependency on oil?
Posted: September 25, 2019, 12:05 am
A basic guide to how the economy is measured and what that calculation is used for.
Posted: September 9, 2019, 9:52 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
Stockton-on-Tees has made great efforts to regenerate its town centre, but with mixed results.
Posted: August 12, 2019, 7:29 am
Despite mine closures, human rights abuses and price crashes, cobalt may still have an electrifying future.
Posted: August 10, 2019, 11:04 pm

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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

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