Finance

James Comey punched back hard – and put Trump’s truthfulness centre stage

James Comey punched back hard – and put Trump’s truthfulness centre stage

Finance June 9, 2017 at 2:08 am 0 comments

The line started forming outside Room 216 of the Senate’s Hart Building just after 4am and kept growing. By nine o’clock, it stretched out 50 yards along a long corridor. The crowd was made up mostly of young congressional interns, …

Trump is hurting American tourism

Trump is hurting American tourism

Finance June 8, 2017 at 7:43 pm 0 comments

Toronto schools halt student trips to US

President Donald Trump won’t stop tweeting about his travel ban. That’s bad news for the U.S. tourism industry.

"That’s right, we need a TRAVEL BAN for certain DANGEROUS countries," he tweeted Monday night.…

Can private air traffic control fix flying?

Can private air traffic control fix flying?

Finance June 6, 2017 at 4:46 am 0 comments

Trump wants to privatize air traffic control

President Trump wants to privatize air traffic control in the U.S. But what does that mean?

The proposal unveiled at the White House Monday would create a not-for-profit corporation to run U.S. airspace, …

Fox News’ new, O’Reilly-free lineup debuts to O’Reilly-level ratings

Fox News’ new, O’Reilly-free lineup debuts to O’Reilly-level ratings

Finance June 5, 2017 at 7:43 am 0 comments

Bill O’Reilly addresses exit in new podcast

Fox News pulled out all the stops for its first night without Bill O’Reilly, and the network was rewarded with O’Reilly-like ratings.

Tucker Carlson, on his first night in O’Reilly’s 8 p.m. time …

Ten house hunters are chasing every home on the market as supply slumps by 28% in a year

Ten house hunters are chasing every home on the market as supply slumps by 28% in a year

Finance June 3, 2017 at 1:42 pm 0 comments

The number of properties available to buy has plunged to a record low for the month of March, according to data from the National Association of Estate Agents.

It says there were an average of 39 homes for sale per …

ALEX BRUMMER: Business betrays voters by failing to take Labour to task on tax

ALEX BRUMMER: Business betrays voters by failing to take Labour to task on tax

Finance June 3, 2017 at 1:47 am 0 comments

Remember the Scottish referendum and Brexit campaigns?

You couldn’t miss the voice of business. There was a never-ending stream of round robin letters to editors, dire warnings from bankers et al about moving operations from Edinburgh to London or the …

Madeleine McCann prime suspect ‘is woman spotted near apartments’ on night she went missing

Madeleine McCann prime suspect ‘is woman spotted near apartments’ on night she went missing

Finance May 29, 2017 at 10:46 am 0 comments

The prime suspect in the hunt for Madeleine McCann is a woman seen near the scene.

Detectives searching for the missing girl are scouring Europe looking for the woman who holds the key to the investigation.

The new information comes …

Alex Brummer: ‘Trump is right to slash taxes – unrecognisable to those of us who write about British budgets’

Alex Brummer: ‘Trump is right to slash taxes – unrecognisable to those of us who write about British budgets’

Finance May 28, 2017 at 1:40 pm 0 comments

No one should dispute the boldness of the tax plan outlined by President Trump’s two economic policymakers, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and chief economic adviser Gary Cohn.

Unveiled with minimal ceremony in the White House, the approach was unrecognisable to …

How home buyers are underestimating the cost of moving by nearly £2,000: Average bill is now £9,500, research finds

How home buyers are underestimating the cost of moving by nearly £2,000: Average bill is now £9,500, research finds

Finance May 26, 2017 at 11:14 am 0 comments

Would-be home buyers could be underestimating their moving costs by nearly £2,000, research has found.

On average, people planning to buy a home estimate their costs will come to £7,643, according to Post Office Money.

But research compiled by Post …

Landlords call for help as tenants can go almost a year without having to pay rent due to lengthy eviction process

Landlords call for help as tenants can go almost a year without having to pay rent due to lengthy eviction process

Finance May 25, 2017 at 4:56 pm 0 comments

Tenants are able to live rent-free for up to almost year if they’re in dispute with their landlord about moving out, experts have warned.

Strict laws about evicting a tenant means it can take weeks, if not months, for a …