My easy like Sunday morning reads: • How Bull Markets Affect Your Intelligence (A Wealth of Common Sense) • US share buybacks punch below their weight (Financial Times) • Zweig: Disturbing New Facts About American Capitalism (MoneyBeat) • They Really Knew How to Do Populist Revolts in 1672 (Bloomberg View) • Overstock CEO’s Fake News Woes Continue as the…
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Chancellor tells EU that Britain won’t ‘slink off like a wounded animal’ if no trade agreement is struck during article 50 talks
Philip Hammond has sent a warning to Britain’s European partners that Britain will “fight back” and not “slink off like a wounded animal” if it does not get the Brexit deal it wants.
In combative language ahead of triggering the article 50 negotiations on terms of withdrawal, the chancellor said Britain would “do whatever we need to do” to be competitive in the event of leaving the EU without a trade agreement.
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Again, there are indeed things an insurance regulator can usefully do but price setting isn’t one of them. Keep regulating the things which must be regulated and let the market take care of the prices.
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Nigerian pirates have released seven Russian and one Ukrainian sailors after they were captured last month on the cargo ship the BBC Caribbean, Russian news agencies reported on Sunday, citing a human rights activist in Crimea.
HELSINKI (Reuters) – Finnish foreign minister Timo Soini said on Sunday he would step down as leader of the nationalist and eurosceptic Finns party in June, a move which could challenge the future of the country’s three-party government.
BAGHDAD (Reuters) – U.S.-backed Iraqi forces launched on Sunday a new push toward the Islamic State-held old city center of Mosul, on the western bank of the Tigris river, an Iraqi military spokesman said.
BEIJING (Reuters) – China pledged more support for its military on Sunday including strengthening maritime and air defenses as it takes steps to safeguard its sovereignty, but in a highly unusual move did not give spending figures for 2017 despite promises of transparency.
ISTANBUL (Reuters) – A Syrian air force pilot who bailed out as his warplane crashed on Turkish territory has been found by a Turkish rescue team and is being treated at a hospital in the Hatay region, a hospital spokeswoman said on Sunday.
WWE Fastlane will be main evented by Goldberg vs. Kevin Owens, the outcome of which will have a profound effect on Raw’s immediate future.