Reuters As we get ready to close the March quarter, domestic stock market indices have switched gears as the euphoria and hope that filled the market post-election has given way to sobering data that the domestic economy is once again slowing. While some focus on the modest bump higher in 4Q 2016 GDP, to us […]

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Welcome to Finance Insider, Business Insider’s summary of the top stories of the past 24 hours.  Donald Trump voters and Hillary Clinton voters are putting their money to work differently post-election. We’ve noted that consumer confidence has become highly politicized, with Republicans extremely optimistic about the future of the economy and Democrats’ […]

Shutterstock Houses and shops in London’s Notting Hill LONDON — Britain’s house prices are falling month-on-month for the first time since June 2015, according to Nationwide’s March House Price Index, as Brexit-induced inflation begins to weaken buyer sentiment. House prices fell by 0.3% in the month, after taking account of seasonal effects, and the annual […]

YouTube/Motor Trend The Tesla Model 3. Tesla likes to wow people with its vehicles. Think supercar-beating “Ludicrous Mode” acceleration in the Model S sedan, exotic “falcon wing” doors on the Model X, or Autopilot self-driving technology. Those who are wowed sometimes forget that Tesla is essentially a luxury carmaker selling its vehicles for around $ […]

Robin Utrecht/ABACAPRESS.COM LONDON – New government guidelines on reducing levels of sugar in foods such as biscuits, cakes, spreads and yoghurts could see as much as 200,000 tonnes of sugar removed from the nation’s diet. Public Health England published guidelines on Thursday aimed at reducing sugar intake by 20% within three years.  The food industry […]

A central European country tops a global ranking of the best places to be an entrepreneur — although several continents are represented at the top of the list. The index, compiled by Wharton University and market research firm Y&R, evaluates a total of 80 countries which collectively account for 95% of global gross domestic product. […]

Qatar Airways Qatar Airways loaner laptops. Qatar Airways is taking on the US government’s ban on large electronics with a rather ingenious solution — loaner laptops. On Thursday, the Doha-based airline announced that business class passengers on board its flights to the US will have access to loaner laptops beginning next week.  “By providing this […]