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Stocks close higher after Trump announces end to shutdown

Stocks ended higher Friday as President Donald Trump announced that he had reached a continuing resolution with Congress to reopen the U.S. government. The temporary deal will fund the government for three weeks, until...

No-deal Brexit would plunge UK economy into recession – OECD

Annual growth will fall below 1% for first time in decade even with a deal, says thinktankA no-deal Brexit would plunge the UK economy into recession and annual growth will...

May I have a word about… vortexes

Whether polar or recessionary, you can be sure they’re extremely unpleasantAh well, I suppose in these fractious times that we must take our comforts where we can...

Waiting for money to be wired from overseas caused me stress

Barclays’ lack of communication made things worse after the death of my motherMy mother died recently and a substantial sum was wired from her estate in the...

Planning For Emergency Financial Situations

Emergency financial situations can happen to anybody and any financial arrangement exercise is not ideal without planning for such occasions. The whole idea of having an emergency fund is to offer a...

Governments Malfunction and the Markets Place Their Bets

The colossal disarray over the British government’s plans to leave the European Union comes at an awkward moment for global financial markets.How can anyone in New York hope to make sense of the mess...

Trump’s tariff war pushes US trade deficit to 10-year high

Trade imbalance rose to $621bn in 2018 despite new tariffsDeficit jumped 19% in December aloneThe US trade deficit hit a 10-year high in December, dealing a blow to...

Why record job growth in America hides a troubling reality

High employment rates gloss over a ‘much more complicated story’ of stagnant wages and vanishing mid-level jobsJanuary marked the 100th consecutive month of job creation in the United States...

I was told it could take 12 weeks to get a refund for a...

The agent said it would take time to process, but I need the money for a house purchaseSeven months ago I paid the agent Travelup over £2,300...

It’s Time For Millennials To Get Their Finances In Shape

Most millennials are now in there 20s and 30s, beginning a career climb and also the time when you are making major financial decisions. These financial decisions can include home ownership, investment...

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