This budget cuts Medicaid by more than $1 trillion over 10 years – which would throw some 15 million Americans off of the health insurance they currently have. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images

After failing to pass a “healthcare” Bill that would have thrown up to 32 million Americans off of health insurance, a Bill that was more unpopular th(...)

Television news reporters broadcast reports on Spanish stock prices from the Madrid Stock Exchange on Wednesday. Photograph: Angel Navarrete/Bloomberg

Global shares fluctuated slightly on Wednesday ahead of the release of minutes for the US Federal Reserve’s policy meeting. Traders in Europe were so(...)

Shares in the world’s biggest luxury group, LVMH, rose 2.3 per cent after it beat sales and revenue forecasts in its third quarter

uropean bourses ended the day slightly lower on Tuesday as investors braced themselves ahead of a possible unilateral declaration of independence at t(...)

Texas Gun is one of the 6,700 gun dealers located near the US-Mexico border. Photograph: Gilles Mingasson/Getty Images

The deadliest mass shooting in US history in Las Vegas last week, which left 58 people dead, has reignited the debate over gun control. The state of (...)

Manufacturers of bump stocks, which increase the firing speed of rifles, said they were overrun with orders. Photograph: George Frey/Getty Images

Sales of the firearm accessory that the Las Vegas gunman used to modify his rifles jumped this week, causing some companies to sell out of the so-call(...)

KIT Industrial Trading chief executive Justin Morton wearing the Grippaz glove. Photographs: Conor McCabe
Making profits glove over fist

Adding value to a long-established commodity product is difficult but not impossible if the added value meets a major market need. Disposable work glo(...)

Procter & Gamble is making a bet that Febreze will still smell as sweet when customers know it contains tetrahydrolinalool.

Procter & Gamble is making a bet that Febreze will still smell as sweet when customers know it contains tetrahydrolinalool. The world’s largest (...)

Amazon.com spent its first day as the owner of a brick-and-mortar grocery chain cutting prices at Whole Foods Market.

Amazon. com spent its first day as the owner of a bricks-and-mortar grocery chain cutting prices at Whole Foods Market. At the Whole Foods on 57th S(...)

The pan-European Stoxx 600 index fell 0.6 per cent on Thursday. Photograph: EPA

A three-day winning streak for European shares came to an end on Thursday as banks fell following a set of cautious minutes from the US Federal Reserv(...)

Should HPG succeed in getting people back to  Hudson Valley mall in numbers, then investors who have been writing obituaries for malls may  have to rethink

“We have never sold a mall,” says Jim Hull, managing principal of Hull Property Group (HPG). “We can turn round these very out-of-favour properties.” (...)