Brexit: Owen Smith opposes Article 50 move without vote

Media captionThe Labour leadership challenger says the country will be ill-served by leaving the EU. Owen Smith says he will try to stop Theresa May formally triggering Brexit unless she promises a referendum on the final deal or calls a general election to approve it. The Labour leadership challenger said his party should not give […]

Jeremy Corbyn angered by train seat row questions

Media captionJeremy Corbyn angered by questions about train seat row Jeremy Corbyn has reacted angrily to questions about his spat with Virgin Trains tycoon Sir Richard Branson. He said he hoped the businessman was “well aware” of his plans to nationalise rail operators. Sir Richard has challenged the Labour leader’s claim in a video that […]

Margaret Thatcher held secret Saudi arms talks, archives show

Margaret Thatcher held secret Saudi arms talks, archives show

Image copyright PA Image caption Margaret Thatcher used a private lunch with King Fahd to discuss the prospects of an arms deal, the papers show Margaret Thatcher held secret talks with Saudi rulers in 1985, leading up to the UK’s largest arms deal, newly released official documents show. The then prime minister met King Fahd […]

Jeremy Corbyn pledges to ‘renationalise’ the NHS

Jeremy Corbyn pledges to ‘renationalise’ the NHS

Jeremy Corbyn has promised to “remove” private provision within the NHS as part of plans to “renationalise” the health service. The Labour leader vowed to make the NHS fully publicly funded and bring services provided privately “back into public hands”. A future Labour government would end PFI contracts in the NHS and restore publicly-funded bursaries […]

MarketsRand drops to August low on finance minister reports – Financial Times

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Finance And Law: Risks And Financing Transactions – Above the Law

Finance And Law: Risks And Financing Transactions – Above the Law

Finding financing is a critical element in many business transactions today, from the sale of a firm to the spin-off of a division to even just growing a business. Many attorneys specialize in the area of commercial law focused on just these kinds of events. The reality is that in these kinds of transactions though, […]

Former Grand Prairie ISD chief finance officer accused of stealing $600000 from district – Dallas Morning News

The former chief financial officer of the Grand Prairie School District used armored trucks to help her steal more than half a million dollars from the district, according a federal grand jury indictment. Carolyn Foster, 61, of Lewisville was arrested Monday by U.S. Secret Service agents and charged with one count of federal program theft after […]

Top female finance exec dies in car accident – CNNMoney

Top female finance exec dies in car accident – CNNMoney

Bonnie Baha, an elite credit analyst and lieutenant of “bond king” Jeff Gundlach, died in a car accident over the weekend. DoubleLine Capital confirmed the tragedy to CNNMoney on Monday. Top female finance exec dies in car accident – CNNMoney}

Welcome to the ‘self-driving car of finance’ – Business Insider – Business Insider

Welcome to the ‘self-driving car of finance’ – Business Insider – Business Insider

A rendering of DNA. Shutterstock Everyone is talking about blockchain. The nascent technology has the potential to allow a digital asset to be securely and seamlessly transferred from one party to another, eliminating the need for third-party intermediaries and shortening settlement time to seconds. Based on recent data, the estimated annual budget for blockchain initiatives […]

"The Essence of Finance Is Time Travel" – Lifehacker

"The Essence of Finance Is Time Travel" – Lifehacker

Balancing your budget seems like a simple task. Just spend less than you earn, right? If you’ve ever wondered why such a simple task can become so complicated, it’s because optimizing your financial life involves a fair bit of time travel. There are a couple of scenes in Back to the Future III where Doc […]