Frances Cook, Cooking the Books: Rise and rise of retail investing

OPINION: I’ve never had so many friends interested in my day job. After years where I got, at most, casual inquiries about the best KiwiSaver fund, my phone now regularly lights up with questions from friends about the best stock to invest into. Air New Zealand? Tesla? Is GameStop really going to go to the moon? Listen to the Cooking […]

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Wall Street opens lower as private jobs data disappoints

FILE PHOTO: The Fearless Girl statue is seen outside the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid(Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes opened lower on Wednesday as disappointing private employment data for February dampened enthusiasm over a quick economic rebound fueled by a swift rollout of COVID-19 vaccines. The Dow Jones Industrial Average […]

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Las Vegas Sands to sell Vegas properties for about $6.25 billion

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Las Vegas Sands Corp is pictured at the Japan IR EXPO in Yokohama, Japan January 29, 2020. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon(Reuters) – Las Vegas Sands, founded by late billionaire and casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, said on Wednesday it would sell its Vegas properties for about $6.25 billion to focus on Asia, home to the world’s largest gambling […]

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Rishi vows ‘swift’ recovery July 2022 – UK tipped for strongest growth in 70 years

Budget 2021: Rishi Sunak outlines details of furlough extension When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters.Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer.Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights.You can unsubscribe at any time. Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak addressed […]

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What about Scotland?! Anger as Blackford fails to ask UK question ‘hell is breaking loose’

PMQs: Johnson and Blackford clash on aid for Yemen When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters.Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer.Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights.You can unsubscribe at any time. The SNP‘s Westminster leader suffered a brutal backlash […]

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Detrimental to remove cash completely from payments ecosystem: Experts

SINGAPORE – Cash is still the go-to payment method for some groups of people despite the digital shift, and it might be detrimental to completely remove it from the payments ecosystem, experts told The Straits Times. Assistant Professor of Finance Aurobindo Ghosh from Singapore Management University’s Lee Kong Chian School of Business said cash is still the main mode of […]

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Macron warned ‘no renegotiating’ possible for nuclear deal as Iran ramps up ‘animosity’

Iran: Expert says there's 'animosity' with France and Macron When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters.Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer.Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights.You can unsubscribe at any time. Iranian leader Hassan Rouhani warned France’s Emmanuel […]

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Greece capital Athens hit by 6.2 magnitude quake felt 350 miles away

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox Greece has been struck by a monster 6.2 magnitude earthquake. Tremors were felt across the country as it rocked its capital at 10.16am local time (9.16am UK time) on Thursday. The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said it was 1km deep and struck […]

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Britons furious as European trawlers plunder British seas: ‘Ban EU fishing in UK waters!’

Brexit: Michel Barnier 'played a blinder' claims Mummery When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters.Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer.Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights.You can unsubscribe at any time. British fishermen have said they are struggling to […]

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