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SEC ‘has’ to investigate Christmas Eve sell-off, says ex-SEC attorney

The market sell-off on Christmas Eve shouldn't be ignored by regulators, a former attorney for the Securities and Exchange Commission told CNBC on Thursday.Dec. 24, 2018, was the worst Christmas Eve trading day ever...

Small Business Management Software: Advantages For Accounting Firms

Managing an accounting firm, whether big or small, can be challenging. And, doing it all alone, only adds more to the challenges. If you wish to turn your business into a soaring...

Isas can spell big returns – if you pick the right type

The worst Isas pay 0.2% interest while the best pay 26%. We review the best on offer for youIf you are lucky enough to have accumulated decent...

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...

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...

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...

US average mortgage rates steady; 30-year stays at 4.45 percent

WASHINGTON — U.S. long-term mortgage rates held steady this week for the second straight week, sticking at their lowest levels in nine months after six weeks of decline.Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday the...

Yes to culture. But the whole nation needs a boost, not just our cities

Some people call for a town of culture award, but smaller communities should be able to benefit too• Phil Redmond is chair of the UK City of Culture independent...

Will robots take your job? Quarter of US workers at risk

Robots aren't replacing everyone, but a quarter of U.S. jobs will be severely disrupted as artificial intelligence accelerates the automation of existing work, according to a new Brookings Institution report.Thursday's report from the Washington...

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...

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