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UK economy under worst strain for seven years as car sales slump

 The global car industry has been hit by a decline in demand for diesel vehicles. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images The British economy is showing the greatest signs of strain for seven years amid a continued decline in car sales and as the service sector struggles to grow with Brexit looming. According to the latest snapshot from the beleaguered UK motor ... Read More »

Seven stocks where Prof Sanjay Bakshi’s Fund is betting on ‘moat’ to create value

ValueQuest India Moat Fund is an offshore fund, which specialises in making long-term investment in high-quality businesses (‘moats’) at attractive valuations. Sanjay Bakshi, eminent teacher and practitioner of value investing and behavioural economics, is better known for his moat investing philosophy. A close look at the holdings of Bakshi’s ValueQuest India Moat Fund gives some idea where the ‘Fundoo Professor’ ... Read More »

China’s 2017 GDP Accelerates For The First Time In Seven Years

China’s GDP grew 6.8 percent in the December quarter from a year earlier Beijing: China’s economy grew faster than expected in the fourth quarter of 2017, as an export recovery helped the country post its first annual acceleration in growth in seven years, defying concerns that intensifying curbs on industry and credit would hurt expansion. The official growth figures released on ... Read More »

U.S. economy loses 33,000 jobs after hurricanes, first decline in seven years. But unemployment falls to 4.2 percent

Widespread flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey in La Grange, Tex. (Ralph Barrera/Austin American-Statesman/AP) The U.S. economy lost 33,000 jobs in the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma last month, the first decline since September 2010. The unemployment rate declined slightly to 4.2 percent, the lowest since February 2001. Analysts had been expecting job growth to slump in September after the one-two punch ... Read More »

Seven Tips for Keeping Your Home Office Organized

Increasingly, American workers are working from home, at least some of the time. Working from home can be a wonderful experience, but to work efficiently and effectively, you need a home office setup that works for you. Here are ten steps to getting your home office to be a functional, organized, pleasant place to work. One: Purge Any Paper that ... Read More »

Tata Steel says seven firms in frame to bid for rest of UK operations

Seven firms are weighing up bids for Tata Steel’s entire UK business, the company has revealed, raising hopes of a rescue deal that could save up to 12,000 jobs. Indian conglomerate Tata has been seeking a buyer since it said in March that a turnaround plan for its Port Talbot steelworks was “unaffordable”. Tata Steel UK received letters of intent ... Read More »