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NASDAQ Foreshadowing a Bearish Event?

The three-day buying streak last week offered some optimism that maybe the worst was over for the stock market, but my technical analysis of the charts indicates otherwise.

CHART OF THE WEEK: Historical UK Government Debt

Summary: The latest public sector finances were released this morning, so the Economic Research Council decided to update its chart from this time last year showing historical UK government debt going back to 1855 (this time in 2013 prices).

Optimism Among Manufacturers Sees Fastest Rise Since Early 70s – CBI

Strong growth reported in orders and jobs

Business optimism among manufacturers saw its sharpest improvement since 1973, on the back of strong growth in orders at home and abroad. That’s according to the latest CBI quarterly Industrial Trends Survey.

Last Chance to Transfer Your Final Salary Pension Out of the UK?

The UK Government have just introduced new rules in April which will affect all defined contribution pensions as well as final salary pensions in the years to come.

Bargain Britain: Attitudes towards using voucher codes are changing

The British public have changed their attitude to the way they shop, with the increasing use of voucher code sites, and people feeling less embarrassed about hunting for a bargain.

Barclays AGM: Protestors to target Barclays for bankrolling coal

Campaigners from the World Development Movement will protest at Barclays’ AGM on Thursday 24 April, accusing the bank of fuelling climate change and destroying people’s lives and the environment by financing the global coal industry.

New Cars are Being Recalled. What Does This Mean For the Auto Industry?

In March 2014 alone, 1,479,775 GM vehicles were recalled in three separate recalls, according to the

Late Payment Remains a Concern for SMEs Despite Improving Economy Says Forum

Despite positive news on the UK economy, the continuing culture of late payment remains a concern for many small businesses according to the latest research from the national small business group, the Forum of Private Business.

‘Big 6′ to Lose Dominance in 2019

The UK’s ‘Big 6′ energy companies are losing customers to their smaller rivals at such a rate that they will control less than 50% of the residential market in 2019, according to UKPower.co.uk.

Young People Seek Adventure to Combat ‘Bad’ Jobs Market

Thousands of young people are jetting abroad in search of adventure amid serious concerns over the state of the British jobs market.

Among those aged 18 to 30 going overseas to work, 43 per cent say they are seeking adventure

UKIP billboard campaign

UKIP has launched a massive national billboard poster campaign in advance of the European parliamentary elections on May 22.

The campaign has been funded by Yorkshire businessman Paul Sykes

UK Is One Of The Cheapest Countries To Invest In Residential Property

Taxand T3 (Total Tax Take) research conducted by Taxand, the world’s largest independent organisation of tax advisors to multinational businesses, has shown that the UK is one of the cheapest countries for investors involved in the development and sale of residential property, when considering the total tax take.