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China's economic slowdown: How worried should we be?

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The sign says "new era in China", but will it be a welcome one? The cracks in China's economy appear to be widening, with signs of weakening growth amid a background of trade tensions. Adding to the worries, China's stock market was the world's worst performer last year, ending with…
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'No' Jerome Powell will not resign

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell says he is listening carefully to market signals Federal Reserve Chair Jerome "Jay" Powell took steps to reassure financial markets on Friday, saying that the US central bank would be "patient" about rate rises.He also defended his independence, saying he would not resign if requested…
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Economy Energy banned from taking on new customers

Image copyright Getty Images Energy supplier Economy Energy has been banned from taking on new customers until it improves its customer service.The energy regulator, Ofgem, said the ban would remain in place for three months to allow the firm to improve its customer contact procedures.It must also address billing and payment failures, and issue customer…
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Sunshine Saturday: How to get a good holiday deal on peak booking day

Image copyright Getty Images "Time to book somewhere hot," we hear you think. Well, it's certainly the weekend for it. Sunshine Saturday (that's today by the way) is expected to see more than double the amount of holiday bookings than any other day of the year.It's all a bit trickier this year though isn't it?…
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Ryanair named 'worst short-haul airline'

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Irish budget carrier received low marks for seat comfort, food and drink, boarding and its cabin environment Ryanair has won the dubious honour of the UK's least-liked short-haul airline for the sixth year running.The results from a Which survey of airline passengers ranked Ryanair at the bottom of…
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The teenage 'white hat' hacker getting rich legally

Teenage hacker Sam Curry from Nebraska earns about $100,000 a year by working 20 hours a week. He's a 'white hat' hacker, which means companies pay him, and others like him, to hack their websites to find weaknesses in their security systems.The 'ethical hacking' industry is worth billions and operates around the world. Sam told…