finance


Britain’s best and worst supermarket revealed

Asda has come in last place in a survey by consumer group Which? that ranks supermarkets. Waitrose took the top spot in the main in-store experience category for the third year running, earning praise for…


The last thing Europe needs: another Greek crisis

How’s this for déjà vu? Another debt crisis is brewing in Europe. Greece needs European creditors to release cash from a bailout agreed in 2015 so it can make debt repayments, but officials are at…


Stock exchange boss investigated for alleged insider trading

Prosecutors in Germany are investigating share purchases made by Deutsche Boerse CEO Carsten Kengeter just weeks before his company began merger talks with the London Stock Exchange. The exchange confirmed Thursday that the public prosecutor’s…



Apple sues Qualcomm for nearly $1 billion

The world’s largest company is suing one of its suppliers for effectively holding it hostage. Apple (AAPL, Tech30) filed a lawsuit Friday against Qualcomm (QCOM, Tech30), accusing it of charging “excessive royalties” and withholding payments…


Chinese exports fall as Beijing braces for Trump

Donald Trump has attacked China for using underhanded means to boost its exports at America’s expense. But right now, the view from Beijing isn’t looking so rosy. Chinese exports fell 2% last year, according to…



Finland is giving 2,000 citizens a guaranteed income

Finland has started a radical experiment: It’s giving 2,000 citizens a guaranteed income, with funds that keep flowing whether participants work or not. The program, which kicks off this month, is one of the first…


Just how far will Trump go on China and Mexico?

America’s complicated, critical trade relations with China China and Mexico have been put on notice once again: President-elect Donald Trump’s new trade team doesn’t like how they deal with America. Peter Navarro, the economist tapped…