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Horse racing betting tips: Cotai all set for Glory in Temple Stakes.

HAYDOCK Park will not be going loco for Acapulco in tomorrow’s Group Two Temple Stakes , although there is plenty of reason to get excited about the 12 speedballs that do line up. Aidan O’Brien’s American-import will likely plump for the Greenlands Stakes at the Curragh instead, while Ballydoyle is still ...

- City AM - UK

The 10 best UK landmarks to visit this bank holiday.

Got the bank holiday stretching ahead of you and not sure how to spend it? Have no fear, TripAdvisor has its top 10 landmarks, for both the UK and the world, so you can compile your own list to visit from the below.

- City AM - UK

Darrell Delamaide's Political Capital: Do childless leaders mean the death of Europe?.

Some commentators wonder if European civilization is doomed because most of its leaders are childless, writes Darrell Delamaide.

- Marketwatch - US

Tory lead cut to five points in new YouGov poll as campaigning resumes.

A new YouGov poll has found Labour has eaten into Conservatives' lead with the General Election less than two weeks away. The poll, the first since the terrorist attack in Manchester on Monday, showed the Tories now have a five percentage point lead over Labour, at 43 per cent to 38 per cent. Last week, the Conservatives ...

- City AM - UK

NetApp Rising: The Bear Thesis is Falling Apart, Says Piper.

Piper Jaffray's Andrew Nowinski says bears' objections are falling apart as the company shows good growth for its newer, "strategic" products, and its goals for operating profit are on track.

- Barrons - US

A minority government in British Columbia means political risk just skyrocketed for resource projects.

Claudia Cattaneo: To be sure, B.C. is known as a place of wacky politics. The difference this time is that the world is watching, since much of the cash on the line comes from abroad

- Financial Post - CA

Fin24.com | DStv explains why commission fined it millions for price fixing.

MultiChoice says the Competition Commission's price fixing fine against DStv Media Sales concerned a long-standing practice' that no longer occurs.

- Fin24 - SA

US seeks to 'pre-negotiate' North Korea sanctions.

China seen as key player in framing UN measures against nuclear and missile programmes

- Financial Times - US

Memorial Day Weekend is No. 1 for fatal traffic accidents.

This weekend, traffic could hit a new high.

- Marketwatch - US

May to confront Trump over Manchester bomb intelligence leaks.

UK authorities weigh withholding sensitive information from US counterparts

- Financial Times - US

A minority government in British Columbia means political risk just skyrocketed for resource projects.

Cattaneo: To be sure, B.C. is known as a place of wacky politics. The difference this time is that the world is watching as much of the cash on the line comes from abroad

- Financial Post - CA

Cost pressure concerns rise as British consumer starts to look gloomy

Cost pressures in Britain’s consumer services sector rose at the fastest rate since the financial crisis in the three months to May, as weaker than expected growth figures underlined the challenges facing British businesses. A balance of 60 per cent of consumer services firms reported total costs per worker employed ...

- City AM - UK

Bank holiday chaos at Gatwick resolved as airport fixes baggage fault

Of all the days to have issues with its baggage system, the bank holiday Friday is not the best day for Gatwick... But unfortunately the London airport was having some troubles this morning and warned passengers that some will be flying without their bags. 

- City AM - UK

Commodity currencies hit after crude prices slide almost 5%

- Financial Times - US

These four companies have increased their dividends for 50 years in a row

Caledonia Investments yesterday became the latest member of an exclusive club of investment companies that have increased their dividends every year for half a century. The Association of Investment Companies now has four firms listed at the top of its “dividend heroes” table. The City of London Investment ...

- City AM - UK

Futures Movers: Oil rises slightly as some investors buy in wake of OPEC—related plunge

Oil prices rise slightly on Friday as the market can't get over its disappointment at how the OPEC meeting turned out, that is cuts weren't aggressive enough.

- Marketwatch - US

Forex circling like a shadow-boxer

A stronger euro, a weaker dollar, a nervous pound - currencies sparred with each other but none looked capable of delivering a knockout blow. Tim Graf of State Street tells Roger Blitz why the market is in a circumspect, defensive mood

- Financial Times - US

Tech electrifies US market rally

Technology shares power the US stock market to a new record

- Financial Times - US

Alfa float: London set for £1bn float, its biggest of 2017 so far

A  tech company worth nearly £1bn is making its way onto the London Stock Exchange today, marking the market’s biggest float of 2017 so far. Alfa Financial Software today announced the successful pricing of its initial public offering and is set to enter the market at 8am next Thursday, 1 June. The flotation is ...

- City AM - UK

Need to Know: This top-heavy rally is built on 5 big tech stocks, but here's why that's not a worry

Traders look content to let the S&P 500 nab a solid weekly gain, though not everyone is happy as a three-day break draws oh-so-close. One complaint is just a few tech giants are powering the rally. Today's call tackles that topic.

- Marketwatch - US

Fed hike in June a certainty? US GDP slowdown wasn't actually so bad

The American economy performed far better than economists previously thought at the start of 2017, as revised data supported the Federal Reserve’s case for another interest rate hike in June. US GDP grew at an annual rate of 1.2 per cent in the first quarter of 2017, according to the US Bureau of Economic Analysis, ...

- City AM - UK

Were UK police forces right to stop sharing key intelligence with the US?

Following a series of leaks, are UK police forces right to stop sharing key intelligence with US authorities? YES – Professor Anthony Glees, director of the Centre for Security and Intelligence Studies at The University of Buckingham. Yes, of course it was the right decision. That a US intelligence officer should ...

- City AM - UK

GOP health bill: Many will pay more for care

The GOP Obamacare repeal bill may lower average premiums, but many Americans will pay more to see the doctor and get health care treatment.

- CNNMoney - US

Republican charged in assault on reporter leads in bellwether Montana congressional race

DRepublican Greg Gianforte, who became embroiled in a last-minute tempest over his alleged assault of a newspaper reporter, held a solid lead over Democrat Rob Quist, a folk singer and songwriter who wears a trademark Stetson hat, in a special election in Montana to fill a vacant U.S. House of Representatives seat late ...

- Marketwatch - US

Horse racing betting tips: Rehana can cap fine weekend in Irish Guineas

AIDAN O’Brien pulled off the English 2000 and 1000 Guineas double at Newmarket earlier this month and the bookmakers think he will do the same thing at the Curragh this weekend. Churchill was a very impressive winner of the colt’s Classic. He has won his last six and Ballydoyle will be hoping he can be their ...

- City AM - UK

How to earn more on your emergency savings

Get a better return on your money and still have liquidity for unexpected expenses.

- Marketwatch - US

Tesla: Why a Board Battle Looms

The Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds is urging Tesla shareholders to vote yes on a proposal to require "annual election of all Tesla directors."

- Barrons - US

When Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg sound the same dire warning about the future of American jobs, it's time to listen

The founders of Microsoft and Facebook have cautionary words for the Class of 2017.

- Marketwatch - US

Veeva Up 4% on Fiscal Q1: Approaching a Threshold of Scale

Software maker Veeva Systems, which caters to the needs of life sciences companies to organize their workflows and data, saw its shares rise 4% in late trading as it topped analysts' expectations for quarterly results and also raised its year outlook.

- Barrons - US

From Libertarian to Populist: Conservative leadership candidates lay down their economic cards

A look at some of the key economic positions of the front-runners coming into Saturday's conservative leadership vote

- Financial Post - CA

Child's play: Cambridge University appoints a Lego professor of play

​Professor of play sounds like a child’s dream job, but thanks to Lego, an academic has landed the role at the University of Cambridge. One of the UK’s top universities today announced Professor Paul Ramchandani as its new professor of play.

- City AM - UK

Trump's barbs at Germany overshadow G7 Taormina summit

World leaders begin their 'most challenging' meeting for years

- Financial Times - US

US appeals court leaves Trump travel ban on hold

- Financial Times - US

GameStop Drops 6% Despite FYQ1 Beat Driven by Nintendo 'Switch'

GameStop shares dropped 6% despite a quarterly revenue and profit beat. The company said Nintenod's recently introduced "Switch" portable game console had been a bright spot in the retailer's results.

- Barrons - US

The Hot Stock: Best Buy Soars 21%

Better-than-expected earnings and a rosy outlook helped make Best Buy the biggest gainer in the S&P 500.

- Barrons - US

Market Extra: Short-changing bonds, snubbing the globe and other diversification mistakes to avoid

One of the most important mantras in finance — diversification — is also one of the hardest to adhere to, according to Charlie Bilello, director of research at Pension Partners LLC.

- Marketwatch - US

Zuckerberg: Getting into Harvard made my parents proud

Read full story for latest details.

- CNNMoney - US

City Moves - who's switching jobs?

Today's City Moves cover hotels, auditing and risk advisory. Take a look at these movers and shakers: Elegant Hotels Leisure sector veteran Luke Johnson has been appointed as a non-executive director of Elegant Hotels with immediate effect. Luke Johnson is the chairman of private equity house Risk Capital Partners, and his ...

- City AM - UK

What you need to know before the open

  Today's top story: City chiefs shrug off Brexit blues   Today's leader: Britain can do better than the £50bn HS2 train line - we should be embracing the Hyperloop   It’s a bit of a slippery slope this morning. Well, it has been for many energy-related shares in Asia after a drop in oil prices, which has in turn ...

- City AM - UK

Jaguar teases its most extreme performance road car yet

Jaguar has done what it likes to do best: provided a teaser for its newest vehicle. This is the car giant's next collector edition sports car, the Jaguar XE SV Project 8. Just 300 of them will be made worldwide at its technical centre in Coventry and will, Jaguar says, offer "supercar performance and dynamics", but in a ...

- City AM - UK

Chinese zombie film shows there's life after corporate death

Documentary makes the case for restructuring of companies on life-support

- Financial Times - US

It’s time we scrapped all these silly bank holidays

You are joking. Not another one? I can’t stand this…. Yes, I’m feeling like Brenda from Bristol. Not about elections: about bank holidays. We’ve just had Good Friday and Easter Monday – swiftly followed by the May Day Bank Holiday. And now it’s the Late May Bank Holiday. Jeremy Corbyn ...

- City AM - UK

Still sluggish: US only grew 1.2% to start 2017

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- CNNMoney - US

Gospel Oak-Barking line set for summer closures after upgrade delays

The Gospel Oak to Barking line is set for another eight weekends of closures, after delays to electrification due to incorrect design and late delivery of materials. Network Rail has said the equipment used will mean "some disturbance is unavoidable" for locals, but that it will make "every effort" to minimise any ...

- City AM - UK

What employers want from new grads

Job experts reveal what recruiters want to see from the Class of 2017.

- Marketwatch - US

Trump-fueled uncertainty could hikes premiums

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina is asking for a nearly 23% increase, but it would be less than 9% if President Trump and House Republicans agreed to fund the cost-sharing subsidies

- CNNMoney - US

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- Financial Times - US

Fast Europe Open: Turkey economic confidence, Italy consumer confidence

- Financial Times - US

Not out of flavour: Restaurant Group’s shares rocket despite sales dip

The Restaurant Group is putting a tough 2016 behind it, as its “transitional” year gets going.   The figures The owner of Frankie & Benny’s said total like-for-like sales fell by 1.8 per cent in the first quarter ending 21 May. Total sales at the restaurant and pub group also dropped by 1.5 per cent. The ...

- City AM - UK

Pensions are sitting on a global time bomb and Canadians are among those most at risk, WEF warns

By 2050, six countries will face a retirement savings gap of $428 trillion or $300,000 per person, the World Economic Forum warns

- Financial Post - CA