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European Commission leader blasts Trump on climate plans

European Commission leader blasts Trump on climate plans

BRUSSELS (AP) – The European Commission president on Wednesday said that it was the "duty of Europe" to stand up to the U.S. if President Donald Trump decides to pull his country out of the Paris climate change accord.

Jean-Claude …

by June 1, 2017 0 comments Finance
Joshua vs Klitschko: Reflecting on what we learned about Anthony Joshua

Joshua vs Klitschko: Reflecting on what we learned about Anthony Joshua

Only in adversity could Anthony Joshua prove to us, and to himself, the depths of the fighter that he has become

Only with his fearsome aura dangling precariously did we learn about the true Anthony Joshua. We discovered a fighter …

by May 29, 2017 0 comments Finance
Blow for savers as NatWest and RBS hack Reward Account cashback to 2%: Should you switch for a better deal?

Blow for savers as NatWest and RBS hack Reward Account cashback to 2%: Should you switch for a better deal?

NatWest and RBS have written to 1.7 million Reward Account customers informing them their 3 per cent cashback perk will be slashed to 2 per cent in June.

The cut will see average annual cashback earnings drop from £84 to …

by May 28, 2017 0 comments Finance
3 Great Mutual Funds to Earn 2% – 4% on Investment-Grade Bonds

3 Great Mutual Funds to Earn 2% – 4% on Investment-Grade Bonds

With yields low and downside risk climbing, look for funds that are flexible.

Illustration by Benedetto Cristofani

Yields on high-quality corporate bonds look much more appealing than they did a year ago. The Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond index—a proxy …

by May 24, 2017 0 comments Finance
GOP revs up to ‘Eye of the Tiger’ for vote, Dems sing bye

GOP revs up to ‘Eye of the Tiger’ for vote, Dems sing bye

WASHINGTON (AP) – Like boxers before a big fight, Republicans pumped themselves up with the pounding music of Survivor’s 1980s anthem "Eye of the Tiger" and Bachman-Turner Overdrive’s "Takin’ Care of Business" before passing a bill to dismantle Democrat Barack …

by May 24, 2017 0 comments Finance
US vultures pushing for Dulux takeover now want to break up UK oil giant BHP Billiton

US vultures pushing for Dulux takeover now want to break up UK oil giant BHP Billiton

US vultures have attacked mining giant BHP Billiton by demanding a sale of its oil business.

Hedge fund Elliott, which is currently trying to persuade Dulux paint’s owners to agree to a takeover, has accused BHP of under-performing.

Elliott, which …

by May 21, 2017 0 comments Finance