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Wisconsin Tech Company to Implant Microchips in Employees 

A Wisconsin-based vending company says it’s set to become the first U.S. company to implant microchips into its employees. (GETTY IMAGES)  An American tech company will soon offer its employees microchip implants – a move being hailed as the first of its kind in the United States. Three Square Market (32M), a Wisconsin-based modern vending company that outfits break rooms with “micro... Read More

Saudi Arabia in crisis: OPEC's plot to raise oil prices FAILS as cartel meets in Russia

Saudi Arabia in crisis: OPEC's plot to raise oil prices FAILS as cartel meets in Russia
Saudi Arabia in crisis: OPEC’s plot to raise oil prices FAILS as cartel meets in Russia The OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) cartel led by Saudi Arabia is meeting for crisis talks in Russia as the value of the so-called black gold continues to plunge. The kingdom tried to manipulate prices by slashing output to increase demand, but... Read More

Germany’s stock market CRASHES to lowest level in months as car makers face double crisis

Germany’s stock market CRASHES to lowest level in months as car makers face double crisis
Germany’s stock market CRASHES to lowest level in months as car makers face double crisis The DAX tumbled to its lowest level in more than three months, as investors rushed to sell Volkswagen, Daimler and BMW. The manufacturing giants are being probed amid allegations of collusion over diesel emission treatment systems and cost agreements. Fears of heavy fines helped send... Read More

Trade deals with EU 'a top priority over stability of sterling'

Trade deals with EU 'a top priority over stability of sterling'
Trade deals with EU ‘a top priority over stability of sterling’ A survey on Brexit of almost 4,000 businesses found that three out of five wanted a stable trading environment.  Most of those polled by business finance firm MarketInvoice said they believed the Government was tuned in to the voice of businesses.  Anil Stocker, chief executive of MarketInvoice, said: “Business... Read More

Lloyds Banking and Barclays due to report half-year figures with borrowing in focus

Lloyds Banking and Barclays due to report half-year figures with borrowing in focus
Lloyds Banking and Barclays due to report half-year figures with borrowing in focus Bank Governor Mark Carney warned lenders last month against “forgetting the lessons of the past” as he announced a lending crackdown.  The Bank raised fears over surging levels of unsecured consumer borrowing on credit cards and car finance.  Lloyds’ results on Thursday will be eyed closely for... Read More

Pension loss for MILLIONS under new plans to up state pension age earlier than planned

Pension loss for MILLIONS under new plans to up state pension age earlier than planned
Pension loss for MILLIONS under new plans to up state pension age earlier than planned People born between 1970 and 1978 will have to wait until they are 68 before receiving payments, Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke announced last week.  Analysis by the House of Commons Library found that the £74billion the move will save is the equivalent of... Read More