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Mark Cuban: Elon Musk needs to know the short-sellers ‘are his friends’

In an email exchange with Business Insider on Thursday, the billionaire businessman Mark Cuban reacted to the series of controversies surrounding Tesla CEO Elon Musk while also offering up a bit of advice for his fellow billionaire.

UK inflation just reversed its downward trend for 2018 — and it’s thanks to the cost of video games

The Office for National Statistics released its latest snapshot of price inflation in the UK on Wednesday. Here's how things looked.

Britain’s unemployment rate has plunged to 4% — a level not seen in more than 40 years

The latest snapshot of the UK's employment market was released by the Office for National Statistics on Tuesday. Here's how things looked.
Austin, Texas, showed the greatest five-year growth in population and housing.

The 35 cities in the US with the biggest influx of people, the most work opportunities, and the hottest business growth

MagnifyMoney looked at the 100 largest US metros to determine up-and-coming cities where population and housing, workforce and employment opportunities, and business are booming. The top cities include Austin, Nashville, and Denver.
An aerial view of Charlotte, North Carolina, a city that has seen recent economic growth.

These 3 American neighborhoods are emerging as economic powerhouses

There are many, unexpected places around the US that are rapidly emerging as new economic centers, according to a recent report from the Urban Land Institute (ULI).

Toys R Us’ bankruptcy delivered a big blow to the jobs report

The jobs report released on Friday showed that no group of companies saw bigger losses than retailers of sporting goods, toys, books, and music. Toys R Us filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last September, and announced in January that it was closing all its stores.

Jobs report misses as unemployment rate slides near 18-year low

One signal July was strong can be found in the low number of people filing for unemployment benefits for the first time. Initial jobless claims were near a 50-year low in the week officials conducted their survey for the jobs report, and they haven't added up to more than 300,000 since March 2015.

Trump’s tax cuts have so far failed to deliver on one key promise

The Trump tax cuts were pitched as a boon to US workers, with X saying that they would lead to wage growth, and that "hardworking Americans" would never keep more of their money. While the tax cuts have meant that Americans are keeping more of their paychecks, no discernible gains in wages have materialized thus far.
Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell testifies before the House Financial Services Committee.

Fed holds interest rates, says economy is growing at a ‘strong’ pace

The Federal Reserve held its benchmark interest rate unchanged Wednesday and reaffirmed its plans to continue raising borrowing costs at a gradual pace.

‘Not an option’: The British car industry is sounding the alarm on a no deal Brexit

It would be seriously damaging to the industry not just in the UK but in Europe as well," Mike Hawes, chief executive of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) said.