BBC News - I won't shift stamp duty to sellers, says chancellor https://t.co/QSRMOu8J2p— Andrew Goodall (@agoodall4) August 19, 2019
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Economists had expected inflation to drop to 1.9 per cent from 2 per cent in June.
However, official data showed an increase in the Consumer Price Index, driven by rises in the prices of games, toys, hotels, clothing and footwear.
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For good measure it noted that "BUR’s governance strictures are laughter-inducing."
The FT reports that Burford has lost £1.7bn of market value over two days. Its shares were down 46 per cent at the close.
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German industrial production is collapsing wiping out the last 4 years of growth.— Dilip Shah (@DilipShah_) August 7, 2019
Likely Germany will have a recession 2019Q2 & 2019Q3 negative as weakness is spreading from Automobile to other sectors.
Troubled times for what was the #EU and #Eurozone most sucessful economy. https://t.co/IqnB4kTuVt
So the CEO of HSBC was fired yesterday and the rumor is this: the BOE found out that they were lending to the PBOC to prop up the currency. If this is true, this is nuts.— JoelHeyman (@JoelHeyman) August 6, 2019
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
China's Global Times reacts: “The Chinese economy is so stable... that it has given us full confidence to say ‘no’ to compromises against our principles. The constant U.S. rants on how bad China’s economy is tells us that Washington is more anxious than us to reach a deal.” https://t.co/CPO9fez8PV— Anna Fifield (@annafifield) July 31, 2019
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
The FBI has arrested a 33-year-old software engineer in Seattle as part of an investigation into a massive data breach at financial services company Capital One.
Paige A. Thompson, also known by the online handle “erratic,” has been charged with one count of computer fraud and abuse, after an investigation uncovered that a hacker had broken into cloud servers run by Capital One and stole data related to over 100 million credit-card applications.
Exposed information, according to Capital One, included data collected in credit card applications between 2005 and early 2019 such as:
- zip codes/postal codes
- phone numbers
- email addresses
- dates of birth
- Customer status data, e.g., credit scores, credit limits, balances, payment history, contact information
- Fragments of transaction data from a total of 23 days during 2016, 2017 and 2018
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I am not a fan of Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies, which are not money, and whose value is highly volatile and based on thin air. Unregulated Crypto Assets can facilitate unlawful behavior, including drug trade and other illegal activity....— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 12, 2019