Economy

Italian elections latest: Economy 'is WEAK by eurozone standards' as tensions soar

ITALIANS go to the polls next week in national elections that could have enormous repercussions for the stability of the European Union and the...

Generational battle lines harden over pensions

Thinktank warns that older workers are not bearing their share of the pensions burden If the personal finances of every household could be ranked,...

Ivanka Trump is ushering in a new fashion trend — and it shows how great people feel about the American economy

The power suit is back in vogue with women. The look is most commonly associated with the 1980s, a decade marked by an economic boom when women...

A message to Labour: fight for the NHS. Fight Brexit

The prospective damage to the health service from leaving the EU is severe. How can the party of Attlee contemplate it? Many years ago, I was outside...

SNP plot to RUIN Brexit by 'demanding powers from Brussels', May's deputy warns

THE SNP could “split” the UK’s economy and cause serious damage to the ability to make deals by demanding a series of powers held by Brussels,...

The incredible life and career of Warren Buffett, the billionaire every investor looks to for inspiration

Warren Buffett's annual letter to shareholders will be published around 7:45 a.m. ET on Saturday. The document draws huge interest in the...

I drove a $70,000 Chevy Tahoe RST on a family road trip to put it to the test —here's how it help up

The Chevy Tahoe is a large-and-in-charge American SUV that's a great way to haul around a large family. Our tester was a $70,000-plus special...

The old £10 notes go out of circulation soon - this is how long you have to spend them

It won't be long now until the polymer version of the £10 note is the only one which will be accepted

Steven Mnuchin had a curious reason for why people shouldn't be worried about the economy under Trump

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said a the recent uptick in wage growth data doesn't necessarily mean inflation is coming. Mnuchin's...

RBS posts its first profit in 10 years

Boss of taxpayer-owned bank hails profit as ‘symbolic moment’ despite looming litigation Royal Bank of Scotland has posted its first annual profit in...

Commodity outlook in the Year of the Dog

We are now in the Chinese Year of the Dog. With China being the main driver of commodity markets – and Britain’s blue chip miners enjoying a long...

Admit that Venezuela is a socialist horror show

What do you do if you are a tyrannical leader who has run your country’s economy into the ground, devalued its currency to the point where you can...

Tech M&A is going to pick up in 2018

There may be more M&A in the near future in the technology sector. Tech execs confidence level in the global economy has risen from 20% to 80%....

MSP tight-lipped over US military's suspected torture flights at Scots airport

Economy Secretary Keith Brown dodged the question when asked if the airport was used for American rendition flights carrying terror suspects and...

Saudi Arabia is building a $500 billion mega-city that's 33 times the size of New York City

The Saudi Arabian government says it will build a $500 billion mega-city, with the goal of diversifying its economy to focus less on crude oil. The...