In three-and-a-half years, the investment firm\'s quarterly stock picks have soundly beaten the S&P 500. Coca-Cola is part of the current lineup
Investors have bid up broadband Internet provider KeyOn\'s stock, on the strength of millions in potential federal stimulus dollars. But biased analysis may also have played a role
Investors took profits late Wednesday after an earlier advance fueled by the Fed\'s indication that rates would remain low for \"an extended period\"
Like any strong prescription, loose monetary policy may have some undesirable side effects—namely, commodity speculation and further dollar weakness
After a powerful rally since March, equities seem to be spinning their wheels. Can the rally get back on track?
For those about to rock... Simon Jack\'s Friday boss is super-manager Peter Mensch.
The long-running debate of how to pronounce the name of Shropshire’s county town goes on.\n\n\n\nHistorians Prof Tim Jenkins and Dr James Pardoe were unable to win each other round to their preferred pronunciation at a debate held by University Centre Shrewsbury on Thursday\n\n\n\nProf Jenkins pointed to the fact that locals favour \"Shroosbury\".\n\n\n\nBut Dr Pardoe said the spelling of \"ew\" in Shrewsbury was originally pronounced as \"oh\".
David Cameron\'s former strategy director has said it is madness for taxpayers to subsidise cheap wages paid by supermarkets.\n\n\n\nSteve Hilton told Today: \"You have over 5 million people in this country who work full-time but don\'t earn enough to live on. That has to be topped up by the taxpayer in the form of welfare payments.\" \n\n\n\n\"It\'s kind of corporate welfare, it\'s a subsidy to these big companies and small ones and other employees that could perfectly well afford to pay their people properly.\"\n\n\n\nGovernment needs to raise the minimum wage to a level that people can actually live on and require that all companies pay that, he argued.\n\n\n\nJohn Munro from the British Retail Consortium argued raising the minimum wage \"too dramatically\" could make it unaffordable for business.\n\n\n\n\"It needs to work for employees but it needs to be affordable for business\", he said.
The widow of a well known Bangladeshi-American writer has spoken out about the rise in attacks on secular writers in Bangladesh.\n\n\n\nRafida Bonya Ahmed, whose husband Avijit Roy was murdered when they returned home from a book fair in Dhaka, claims attackers are given \"a free pass\" and \"can kill in broad daylight.\"\n\n\n\n\"Nobody came forward. Police didn\'t even help to take us to the hospital.\"\n\n\n\nWhen asked if the Prime Minister got in touch with her after her husband was attacked, she said \"are you kidding me? no.\"
Many young Greeks voted for Alexis Tsipras in this year’s election, because he appeared to offer to them an alternative to the years of cuts and tax rises.\n\n\n\nBut does he still have their support? Will he persuade them to vote no in Sunday\'s crucial referendum on international bailout terms?\n\n\n\nToday chief correspondent Matthew Price gathered opinions of young people in Athens.\n\n\n\n\"What they are asking is to choose whether we want to have a quick death or a slow death,\" said journalist Marianna Spanou, 24.