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White House says the stock market is cheap right now

Brendan Smialowski | AFP | Getty Images Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin (L), National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn (C) and US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross wait for President Donald Trump to speak about newly passed tax reform legislation during an event at the White House December 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. In an usual move for the ... Read More »

Trump Predicts Golden Age for Small Business at White House Event

President Donald Trump says that small business is the “engine of the American dream”. Trump hosted an event this week at the White House to note the importance of small businesses to the American economy and to gather feedback from entrepreneurs. Trump Predicts a Golden Age for Small Businesses Trump also promised to keep moving forward on rolling back regulations ... Read More »

White House calls for domestic cuts to finance Mexico border wall

Donald Trump’s administration requested an immediate 30 billion dollars in additional Pentagon spending (AP) Donald Trump is proposing immediate budget cuts of 18 billion dollars (£14 billion) from programmes like medical research, infrastructure and community grants so US taxpayers, not Mexico, can cover the down-payment on the border wall. White House documents were submitted to Congress amid negotiations over a ... Read More »

Just Eat gobbles up Hungry House and SkipTheDishes

Online food delivery service Just Eat is expanding its presence in the sector by spending £266m on buying Hungry House and Canada’s SkipTheDishes. Just Eat, which began in Denmark in 2001 but is now based in London, operates in 13 countries. Just Eat, and rivals such as Uber and Deliveroo, have expanded the food home delivery market and are battling ... Read More »

House prices rise for second month in September, London weak

British house prices rose for a second month in September and enquiries from buyers picked up for the first time since February, suggesting the housing market has weathered the initial shock of the Brexit vote, a survey showed. But prices in London fell again due to uncertainty about what the decision to leave the European Union means for the capital ... Read More »

New Zealand tops global list for house price rises

New Zealand, Turkey and Canada have seen the biggest leap in house prices over the past year, according to a new global ranking. Estate agents Knight Frank found property markets in the three countries grew between 10% and nearly 14%. While New Zealand comes in second after Turkey, it tops the list once the impact of inflation is stripped out. ... Read More »

Labor wins votes in lower house to force Coalition to debate banking inquiry

The Turnbull government has lost its first votes on the floor of the House of Representatives as Labor intensified its political attack on the prime minister and the Coalition using the spearhead of the banking royal commission. Labor moved on Thursday night to bring a motion calling for a banking royal commission that had cleared the Senate earlier in the ... Read More »

House Prices: London’s super-rich are now renting to avoid stamp duty and taxes

London’s super rich are increasingly turning to renting, a new report shows. The number of letting deals on properties worth more than £10 million has increased by a third in the year to March 2016, according to figures by estate agent Knight Frank. Sales of homes worth over £10 million fell 33 per cent in the same period of time, ... Read More »