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business Best British Brands Gear Up For China Car Show

Motorshow exhibition defies warnings China's car market will slow this year and concerns over pollution restrictions.

46 minutes ago // Sky News

business Best British Brands Lead China Motor Show

Motorshow exhibition defies warnings China's car market will slow this year and concerns over pollution restrictions.

48 minutes ago // Reuters

business Malaysian plane search in 44th day, sea bed scans could end in days

SYDNEY/PERTH, Australia, April 20 Reuters - The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 entered its 44th day on Sunday as Australian search officials said a crucial series of sonar scans of the Indian Ocean floor could be completed within a week.

1 hour ago // Reuters

business China set to replace U.S. as Volvo's biggest market this year

BEIJING Reuters - China is set to surpass the United States to become Volvo Car Group's biggest market in 2014 with sales of at least 80,000 cars in the world's largest auto market.

1 hour ago // Reuters

business China set to replace U.S. as Volvo's biggest market this year

BEIJING, April 20 Reuters - China is set to surpass the United States to become Volvo Car Group's biggest market in 2014 with sales of at least 80,000 cars in the world's largest auto market.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

business Student debt holds back many would-be home buyers

Of the many factors holding back young home buyers — rising prices, tougher lending standards, a still-shaky job market — none looms larger than the recent explosion of college debt.Sarah Luna wants to buy a home in up-and-coming northeast Los Angeles before it's too late.

2 hours ago // The New York Times

business Sending Alerts Instead, G.M. Delayed Car Recalls

A Times analysis shows that General Motors repeatedly used technical service bulletins as a stopgap safety measure instead of ordering timely recalls.

2 hours ago // The New York Times

business Sending Alerts Instead, G.M. Delayed Car Recalls

A Times analysis of G.M.s recent recalls shows that it repeatedly used letters to dealers and sometimes to owners, called technical service bulletins, as a stopgap safety measure instead of ordering timely recalls.

2 hours ago // The New York Times

business Sending Alerts, G.M. Delayed Recall of Cars

A Times analysis of G.M.s recent recalls shows that it repeatedly used letters to dealers and sometimes to owners, called technical service bulletins, as a stopgap safety measure instead of ordering timely recalls.

2 hours ago // The Times of India

business Beijing auto show opens amid market slowdown

Global and Chinese automakers are looking to the Beijing auto show to help boost sales in a slowing, intensely competitive market.

2 hours ago // The Times of India

business Documents detail another delayed GM recall

General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and more than 30,000 warranty repair claims, according to government documents released Saturday.

3 hours ago // UPI

business Powdered alcohol -- palcohol -- now a thing

Danielle HaynesWASHINGTON, April 19 UPI -- Powdered alcohol can be mixed into drinks or sprinkled on already-cooked food.

3 hours ago // The Washington Post

business Michaels says nearly 3 million customers hit by data breach

Michaels has confirmed that credit and debit card information was stolen from 3 million customers who shopped at some of its stores during an eight-month period. The craft-store chain initially confirmed the data breach in January but gave few details of what occurred or how many customers were affected.

3 hours ago // Wall Street Journal

business Fiat, Chrysler to Build Jeeps in China

Fiat SpA and its Chrysler Group arm expect to build Jeep vehicles for China in the Asian country starting in late 2015, the two companies said Saturday.

4 hours ago // The New York Times

business Gene Estess, Who Left Wall Street to Aid the Poor, Dies at 78

Mr. Estess left the financial world to lead the Jericho Project, which serves homeless, mentally ill and addicted people in Harlem and the South Bronx.

4 hours ago // The New York Times

business Gene Estess, Who Left Wall Street to Aid the Poor, Dies as 78

Mr. Estess left the financial world to lead the Jericho Project, which serves homeless, mentally ill and addicted people in Harlem and the South Bronx.

4 hours ago // Wall Street Journal

business GM Sales Rise Despite Controversy

The head of General Motors' North American operations, Alan Batey, said April U.S. vehicle sales are on pace for "a good month."

4 hours ago // The Guardian

business Ten steps to release the pressure in Britain's housing superbubble

As London property prices soar 18% in a year, a damaging housing boom now looks likely to spread across large parts of the country. What are the policy options to correct the market? Continue reading...

4 hours ago // The Guardian

business Cheeky half-truths when Mr Osborne goes to Washington

The chancellor's speech to a rightwing thinktank made much of recent signs of recovery and little of years of stagnation Continue reading...

4 hours ago // The Guardian

business If Britain wants to become a nation of makers, why not a five-year plan?

There are many things about the Chinese model it would be unwise to emulate. But its active industrial strategy serves it well Continue reading...

4 hours ago // The Guardian

business Photo finish for William Hill's Topping?

The bookie's departing chief could well have a good summer, marred only slightly by betting terminals tax Continue reading...

5 hours ago // The Telegraph

business Gas can spark prosperity if we work with EU

ScottishPower boss welcomes Ofgem's recent proposal to refer the energy supply and generation market for a full competition review has been just the latest manifestation of this.

5 hours ago // The Telegraph

business My three reasons to be less cheerful about UK markets

Strengthening economy, more people in work, with more money, buying more stuff, driving company profits higher should be good news for investors

6 hours ago // The Telegraph

business Raise rates now or risk far more pain later on

It's entirely false, in my view, to claim that the cost of living crisis is no longer with us

6 hours ago // Wall Street Journal

business Verizon, AT&T Face Spectrum Bidding Limits

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said a portion of the high-quality wireless airwaves coming up soon for auction should be reserved for smaller carriers.

6 hours ago // Wall Street Journal

business Batista Unfazed by Reported Probe

Brazilian entrepreneur Eike Batista on Friday said he isn't concerned about a reported criminal investigation into the collapse of his once-highflying oil company.

6 hours ago // Wall Street Journal

business Mediator Moves to Defuse Ukraine Crisis

The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe intends to bolster its ranks with hundreds more monitors as it tries to convince both pro-Russia and pro-Europe activists to stand down.

6 hours ago // The Telegraph

business Airbnb valued at $10bn after fundraising

The San Francisco-based business has raised $450m 268m in fundraising

6 hours ago // The Telegraph

business Businesses are unprepared for interest rate rise

Exporters among the most complacent as industry body warns many businesses will struggle to cope with higher borrowing costs

6 hours ago // The Telegraph

business Fracking to deliver tens of billions to UK supply chain

Firms must start equipping themselves to ensure they capitalise on the potential for tens of thousands of jobs the industry could create, according to a major report

6 hours ago // The Telegraph

business Friday's ever faster track

The American-themed restaurant chain continued to rise last year as the leisure business continued to expand across the UK.

6 hours ago // The Telegraph

business City watchdog ready to tighten rules on buy-outs to protect minority shareholders

The Financial Conduct Authority is looking to change the listing rules so a majority investor has to get the support of smaller shareholders to take a company private

6 hours ago // The Telegraph

business Hester set to swing axe at RSA costs in next restructuring step

The new insurance boss has begun looking at a series of cost cuttings across the business to increase future profitability.

6 hours ago // The Telegraph

business Pensions gulf that threatens to lead elderly astray

Research highlights there is much we do not know about the impact of the Chancellor's proposals

6 hours ago // MSNBC

business Mazda Recalls 109,000 Older SUVs Over Rusting Parts

Mazda is recalling 109,000 Tribute SUVs in cold-weather states to fix rusting frame parts.The recall covers SUVs from the 2001 through 2004 model years. Mazda says in documents filed with U.S. safety regulators that the frame can rust and a wheel control arm can separate from it.

6 hours ago // The Telegraph

business Passport2Health closes its doors

The company the UK's first medical insurance plan offering private diagnosis in Britain and fast-track private treatment at top-quality hospitals in Europe, has closed to new business