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Vince Cable set to call for second Brexit referendum at Lib Dem conference.

Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable is expected to call for a second Brexit referendum when he addresses his party in Bournemouth today. Cable, who was crowned party leader in July, will argue at the Liberal Democrat conference that the public must be allowed to decide on Brexit after the negotiations with the EU have ...

- City AM - UK

Fin24.com | JSE edges lower as commodity share prices stall.

The JSE has staged a late recovery to close marginally lower after a disappointing trading session.

- Fin24 - SA

The number of people on zero-hours contracts has peaked.

The number of people on controversial zero hours contracts peaked in 2016, before falling to a three-year low in the first half of this year, official figures have shown.  Some 1.4m people in the UK were on contracts which do not guarantee a set number of hours in May this year, according to data published today by the ...

- City AM - UK

LSE signs pledge to support armed services and boost veteran employment.

​The London Stock Exchange will today sign a covenant pledging its commitment to supporting the armed forces and veteran employment. By signing, the LSE will commit to upholding the key principles of the government’s Armed Forces Covenant, pledging to support reservists and create career pathways through a ...

- City AM - UK

Fin24.com | Pick n Pay successfully trials Bitcoin as payment.

Pick n Pay, one of SA's largest retailers, has piloted Bitcoin as a method of payment by letting staff pay for groceries with the cryptocurrency.

- Fin24 - SA

Hodgson earns first win as Palace boss in Carabao Cup.

Former England boss Roy Hodgson earned his first win as Crystal Palace manager as the Eagles dispatched fellow top-flight outfit Huddersfield 1-0 in Tuesday's third-round Carabao Cup clash. Palace, marooned at the foot of the Premier League after five successive defeats, secured a potentially morale-boosting victory ...

- City AM - UK

The public markets aren't nearly broken enough.

- Financial Times - US

Tesla: Fail to Deliver?.

A day after Tesla closed at an all-time high, one team of analyst starts Tesla with an Underperform rating and a $280 price target.

- Barrons - US

Fin24.com | Brimstone and Curro's STADIO enter B-BBEE transaction.

Brimstone has successfully entered into an empowerment transaction with STADIO, the subsidiary of the JSE-listed private education company Curro.

- Fin24 - SA

Fin24.com | Another firm dumps KPMG as Gupta fallout widens.

Hulisani said on Tuesday it wanted shareholders to vote to appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers as its auditors.

- Fin24 - SA

Personal Finance Daily: Bad news for American workers and the flavors stealing pumpkin spice's spotlight.

Tuesday's top personal finance stories

- Marketwatch - US

Fin24.com | EOH announces 16% rise in profit

JSE-listed technology firm EOH has announced a 16% rise in profit for the year ended July 31.

- Fin24 - SA

Your five-point investing guide for this aging bull market

Bull markets take on new personalities as they age, and this one is pushing nine years.

- Marketwatch - US

UK business recoils at Vince Cable's suggestion of a second EU referendum

Vince Cable's calls for a second referendum on Brexit missed the mark with the business community today, as key trade bodies stressed that the UK must prioritise forging a new relationship with the EU. Speaking at the party's conference in Bournemouth, the Liberal Democrat leader said the British people should be given a ...

- City AM - UK

Sam Adams founder: I lived my dad's American dream

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- CNNMoney - US

Tibits offers superb vegan takeaway from something called a 'food boat'

The original London Tibits is a secret. At least it feels like a secret, tucked away on Heddon Street, a vegan and vegetarian buffet bursting at the seams with quinoa and chickpeas and curries and rice and leeks and parsnips and all of the good things. Imagine the scenario, strolling out of the Apple store with a friend, ...

- City AM - UK

'SNL' is staying live coast to coast this season

Those on the west coast will no longer have to stay up late to see the viral antics of "Saturday Night Live."

- CNNMoney - US

Fin24.com | Toys 'R' Us SA not affected by US bankruptcy filings

Despite its global affiliate facing huge debts and filing for bankruptcy, business for the South African Toys 'R' Us and Babies 'R' Us is booming.

- Fin24 - SA

Theresa May is seeking the “deepest and broadest” trading arrangements

Prime Minister Theresa May will tell US investors today that the UK is seeking the “deepest and broadest” trading arrangements with the EU, as she tries to entice US capital to the country at a business roundtable in New York. The event will involve a number of businesses which are expected to be making internal ...

- City AM - UK

Bairstow shows his class as England thrash West Indies

Centurion Jonny Bairstow acknowledged the significance of his maiden white-ball ton after guiding England to a commanding seven-wicket victory over West Indies in the first one-day international at Old Trafford. Opener Baristow produced a calm and authoritative knock, finishing unbeaten on 100, as England cruised home with ...

- City AM - UK

Fin24.com | Uber goes on rare legal offensive, suing ad agency for fraud

Uber is accustomed to getting sued. Now it's doing the suing. And it's partly thanks to Breitbart News.

- Fin24 - SA

Markets Live: Tuesday, 19th September, 2017

- Financial Times - US

Who's afraid of Brexit? Here's why Canadian fintechs are flocking to London

The U.K.'s fintech scene has much room to grow, and the opportunity is 'gigantic' says Wealthsimple's CEO of Europe as the company prepares to launch this month

- Financial Post - CA

Fiat Chrysler recalls nearly 500,000 pickup trucks

Fiat Chrysler is recalling nearly 444,000 trucks over a possible fire risk.

- CNNMoney - US

Amazon's latest tablet is the Fire HD 10, and it's finally high-def

Amazon has today announced a revamped 2017 edition of the largest and most popular tablet in its range. The Fire HD 10 now has an improved, 1080p display on a 10.1-inch screen , a hands-free Alexa assistant that performs much as the Echo speaker does, as well as boosted performance and battery life. It's a small wonder ...

- City AM - UK

Total snaps up 23 per cent stake in renewable energy firm Eren

French oil major Total accelerated its growth into the renewable power sector with two new acquisitions today. The firm has snapped up a 23 per cent stake in renewable firm Eren for €237.5m , and the agreement gives Total the option to take over control of the firm after five years. Total also announced it had ...

- City AM - UK

Melinda Gates: VC industry 'needs to clean up its act'

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- CNNMoney - US

The Ratings Game: Nike downgraded on underperformance in the basketball category

Nike was downgraded on declines in the basketball category, an a slowdown at athletic retailers could continue to be a hurdle.

- Marketwatch - US

Overseas offer for Pret a Manger turns out to be underbaked

Pret a Manger intends to push ahead with its plans for a possible float on the New York Stock Exchange despite speculation a $5bn Filipino business is eyeing a takeover bid for the coffee and sandwich chain. City A.M. understands that Jollibee and Pret have not been in contact with each other on the potential takeover ...

- City AM - UK

Swiss franc weakest against euro since 2015 floor removal

- Financial Times - US

Donald Trump says the US could 'totally destroy' North Korea

Donald Trump has said America would "totally destroy" North Korea if it is attacked by Kim Jong-un's regime. The President of the United States made the pledge in his first address to the UN General Assembly, which also focused on international terrorism, migration and Iran. 

- City AM - UK

Why did 2 women deposit ?100K in Geneva toilets?

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- CNNMoney - US

The new emerging markets? Report says green finance has a bright future

Green finance is set to be the new emerging markets for investors, according to a report out today forecasting it will become “a core element of global capital markets”. TheCityUK and Imperial College Business School report also suggests that London is “well-placed to play a leading role” in the ...

- City AM - UK

Fin24.com | Toys 'R' Us seeks bankruptcy, crushed by debt and online rivals

Toys 'R' Us, the once-dominant specialty retailer and ultimate toyland for a generation of post-war baby boomers, has filed for bankruptcy thanks to a crushing debt load.

- Fin24 - SA

The UK cities that will be most affected by Brexit

Brexit will affect the whole of the UK – but not uniformly: some places will benefit while others will not. Matthew Partridge finds out which cities will be most affected. The post The UK cities that will be most affected by Brexit was first published on MoneyWeek.

- MoneyWeek - UK

Shares fall at gaming technician Keywords Studios despite strong results

Keywords Studios, a business which provides technical services to the video gaming industry, released a strong set of half-year results this morning but saw its share price slide. The numbers Revenue increased by 50 per cent to €63.8m, which included a 17 per cent rise in like-for-like revenues. Adjusted profit before ...

- City AM - UK

Klopp fumes as sloppy Liverpool exit Carabao Cup

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp bemoaned his side’s sloppiness after the Reds crashed out of the Carabao Cup following defeat to Leicester in a battle of two much-changed teams in Tuesay's third-round tussle. The Merseysiders paid the price for failing to take advantage of a dominant first half as goals from substitute ...

- City AM - UK

Gender diversity and cybersecurity get the ETF treatment in Canada

The new ETF provider, Evolve Funds Group Inc., is being run by Raj Lela and Michael Simonetta

- Financial Post - CA

McKinsey drawn into South Africa's corruption scandal

The global consulting firm is the latest company to be implicated in a scandal concerning ties between President Jacob Zuma and the wealthy Gupta family.

- CNNMoney - US

NewsWatch: Women's wages are catching up with those of men in these states…

Some states are doing more than others to equalize the wages men and women earn.

- Marketwatch - US

Trevor Steven: We're heading for a two-horse title race

We will know more in 10 games’ time but, as it stands, Manchester City and Manchester United look to be the only teams capable of sustaining a title challenge. While rivals such as Chelsea, Tottenham, Arsenal and Liverpool have all shown their faults, City and United have stood out as powerhouses who look ready to ...

- City AM - UK

Trump makes false jobs claim at UN

President Trump said at the United Nations that U.S. job growth was at its best in "a very long time." That's not true.

- CNNMoney - US

World's biggest wealth fund hits US$1 trillion as dollar sinks

The fund says it doesn't make sense to have more diversification in a world in which prices and rates are converging

- Financial Post - CA

Fin24.com | Bitcoin roars back from Chinese-regulation spurred swoon

The bitcoin rally is proving hard to stop.

- Fin24 - SA

Bayer with us: German chemicals firm pushes back Monsanto deal date

German chemicals giant Bayer has pushed back its expected completion date for its takeover of US rival Monsanto. Bayer announced to shareholders yesterday that it expects to complete the $66bn deal in “early 2018”. Previously, the firm had guided that it would tie up the transaction by the end of this year. ...

- City AM - UK

Slam dunk for Adidas as sales top Nike's Jordan line

Adidas now sells more sneakers in the U.S than Michael Jordan does for Nike. Endorsements from Kanye West and Kendall Jenner have helped. It's a changing of the guard in athletic apparel -- and Wall Street has taken notice as well.

- CNNMoney - US

The next financial crisis is coming – and it's all Richard Nixon's fault

We're almost certain to see another financial crisis soon, says John Stepek. And you can blame it all on Richard Nixon. The post The next financial crisis is coming – and it's all Richard Nixon's fault was first published on MoneyWeek.

- MoneyWeek - UK

Rutgers ride-sharing service for refugees wins $1M prize

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- CNNMoney - US

3 signs you're living beyond your means

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- CNNMoney - US

Sprint Surges 8%, T-Mo Pops as CNBC Says 'Making Progress' in Merger Talks

Sprint and T-Mobile at are at an "important point" in their negotiations for an all-stock merger, reports CNBC's David Faber, citing multiple unnamed sources.

- Barrons - US