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DAILY BRIEFING: Wealth manager Charles Stanley is back in the black

DAILY BRIEFING: Wealth manager Charles Stanley is back in the black

PROFIT BOOST Wealth manager Charles Stanley is back in the black with an £8.8million profit for the year to March, up from a £300,000 loss.

It now oversees £24billion of funds, and hiked its annual dividend by 20 per cent …

by June 15, 2017 0 comments Finance
Behind the ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ troubles

Behind the ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ troubles

‘Bachelor’ spinoff suspended over misconduct

In the days leading up to the suspension of production of "Bachelor in Paradise," most of the cast was left in the dark as to what was going on, even as the atmosphere around them

by June 14, 2017 0 comments Finance
Puerto Rico votes to be 51st state, but…

Puerto Rico votes to be 51st state, but…

Why Puerto Rico might become the 51st state

Puerto Ricans voted overwhelmingly Sunday to become the 51st U.S. state, but there is no celebrating yet.

Only Congress can make Puerto Rico a state, and there’s little appetite to do that …

by June 12, 2017 0 comments Finance
Zlatan Ibrahimovic released by Manchester United but striker’s future not yet decided

Zlatan Ibrahimovic released by Manchester United but striker’s future not yet decided

Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s future at the club remains unclear

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been included on Manchester United’s list of players who will be released from the club this coming summer, but his departure is not inevitable and the striker could yet …

by June 10, 2017 0 comments Finance
4 Types of Investments to Avoid

4 Types of Investments to Avoid

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This column, like most articles about investing, usually tells you where to put your money—which stocks, bonds, sectors or asset classes are likely to yield superior returns in the future. What the pundits typically ignore is where not to …

by June 8, 2017 0 comments Finance
Apple unveils an Amazon Echo competitor

Apple unveils an Amazon Echo competitor

Watch out, Echo: Apple announces HomePod speaker

Apple is officially jumping into the home speaker market.

It unveiled HomePod, a new 7-inch tall speaker for playing music, checking the news and controlling other connected devices in the home.

The device …

by June 6, 2017 0 comments Finance
Go Google! Alphabet joins Amazon in $1,000 club

Go Google! Alphabet joins Amazon in $1,000 club

Google’s concept car (operating system)

Google the great! Shares of the online advertising giant’s parent company Alphabet hit a new record high above $1,000 on Monday.

Alphabet stock is up more than 25% this year. The company’s market value is …

by June 5, 2017 0 comments Finance
Corbyn’ sly death tax trap: 1.2million more families’ homes to be hit by Labour’s plan to slash inheritance rate to £650,000

Corbyn’ sly death tax trap: 1.2million more families’ homes to be hit by Labour’s plan to slash inheritance rate to £650,000

Jeremy Corbyn will drag an extra 1.2 million family homes into the grip of inheritance tax if he wins the election, new figures suggested last night.

In a move to target wealthier families, Labour will scrap Conservative plans to raise …

by June 2, 2017 0 comments Finance
It’s time to step down or sell up: French Connection boss is given an ultimatum by investors after five years of losses

It’s time to step down or sell up: French Connection boss is given an ultimatum by investors after five years of losses

The row at the top of ailing fashion brand French Connection has deepened as investors demand a sweeping overhaul at the firm.

Gatemore Capital, a London-based investment fund which holds an 8 per cent stake, has issued an ultimatum to …

by June 1, 2017 0 comments Finance
Osborne’s first Evening Standard edition shows resolve to take on May

Osborne’s first Evening Standard edition shows resolve to take on May

‘What’s the splash editor?’: George Osborne arrives for his first day at the Evening Standard

George Osborne’s first edition of the London Evening Standard has demonstrated that the former chancellor intends to take on Theresa May, running the splash headline …

by May 28, 2017 0 comments Finance