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There's an economic storm a-brewing today, after weaker-than-expected Chinese data shocked markets, and the US Federal Reserve revealed that it might slow down its money stimulus.
A rather nasty present for shareholders from high street retailer Mothercare today. But it'll cause less of a stink than the £103m loss from the previous year.
Nissan has been forced to call back thousands of motors due to a steering wheel fault, while US car giant Ford closes its Australian factories after 85 years.
It's not often that a drop in profits is met with a sprightly jump in share price. But that's what happened to HP today.
The car parts and bicycle retailer has revealed its pre-tax profits have plummeted by almost 25% compared with last year to £71m.
Mark Price is apparently refusing to speak to the boss of Ocado, after the latter confirmed a tie-up with Morrisons.
Chancellor George Osborne must be getting annoyed now. The IMF has decided to weigh in, yet again, with a negative view on Britain's austerity programme, but offers no ideas for solving the economic woes...
Last night, in Richmond, Washington, the all-new Xbox One was unveiled. 'It changes everything,' said Xbox exec Marc Whitten, without a trace of hyperbole.
If you were already gawping at the size of your most recent gas bill, brace yourself for even more incredulity. SSE has posted record profits and yet is warning it may have to up prices further.
The ONS has revealed that retail sales were down 1.3% in April compared with the previous month. BUT there could be light at the end of the tunnel...
Public sector borrowing for 2012-13 has fallen 30% on the previous year to £85.1bn. But that's mainly because of the transfer of the Royal Mail pension fund.
Better-than-expected inflation figures have taken the financial markets by surprise, dropping to 2.4% in April. Could the squeeze finally be abating?
"I can't believe they've just tweeted that!" How to ensure your employees are great company representatives at all times.
The developers of the Battersea Power Station complex have sold $1bn worth of properties as of Monday, making it one of the fastest-selling London developments ever.