Why we still really need to see Donald Trump’s tax returns

June 17, 2017

… disclosure forms is that they only require ranges of assets and liability — making it extremely difficult to get an accurate sense of what Trump true’s wealth is. For example, consider these two paragraphs on Trump’s loans from the CNN story by Cristina Alesci and Jill Disis: “Overall, Trump reported liabilities of at least $311 million — mortgages and loans. But the number could be much higher because he was required only to report a range in value for each …

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Diamond ring purchased for $13 as costume jewelry sells for $848K

June 8, 2017

(CNN)A diamond ring purchased for 10 ($13) has sold for 656,750 ($847,667) — roughly double its initial estimated value of 250,000 ($325,000) to 350,000 ($456,000) — at the Sotheby’s Fine Jewels auction in London last night. The startling realization of the ring’s true value came decades later, when the wearer chose to have the ring appraised by a local jeweler. The ring was later identified as a cushion-shaped diamond set in a 19th century mount. …

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General Election 2017: The EU citizens in the UK who can’t vote – BBC News

June 4, 2017

… are forced on Estonia. So I think the UK should try to negotiate a better deal – for example, follow a similar path to Norway, staying a member of the single market. I think most British people are tolerant and are OK with immigrants who offer some sort of value to the system. Talent is always valued and with British people it’s always easy to make friends. What annoys people is immigrants who are disrespectful towards their country’s culture, laws and customs. I think if you …

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The British student who wants you to study in North Korea – BBC News

June 2, 2017

“The truth is, in the everyday life of a Pyongyang citizen, they’re not worried about how best to defeat US imperialism or how evil capitalism is. They care about, ‘Where am I going to go shopping today? Where am I in my job? Is my daughter going to get married?’” The following year, as a 21-year-old, he went back to volunteer as an English teacher at Pyongyang’s tourism college. Image caption Supreme leader Kim Jong-un studied physics at Kim Il-sung …

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British and Irish Lions: Rugby union’s commercial big cats – BBC News

June 1, 2017

‘Profits’ “The value of the Lions is actually so much greater than what you might see on a tour. It is the fusion of the professional and amateur eras, it embodies all the good qualities of the game,” Charlie McEwen, British and Irish Lions chief operating officer, tells me. “And that means that supporting and growing the presence of rugby union is a very important part of what we do. The Lions is a subsidiary of the four home rugby unions and any profits are …

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Small firms hit by rates relief delay – BBC News

May 30, 2017

‘A real impact’ These are the so called “cliff edge” businesses which Philip Hammond promised to help. He announced that firms losing small business rate relief – a discount given to businesses with properties below a certain rateable value – would not see their bills increase by more than 50 a month. The government set aside 25m this year to pay for the pledge. Whitstable florist Jane Antoniades felt a huge wave of relief when she heard her rates bill …

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Ex-Goldman Star Who Traded Through Quake Makes Unusual Move

… Financial Group Inc., the parent of Japan’s second-largest lender by market value, bought the brokerage from Citigroup Inc. after the financial crisis. Japan’s three megabanks have been seeking sources of income beyond lending in the low interest-rate environment. Still, after trailing most other major developed markets for much of the year, the Nikkei 225 Stock Average has surged since mid-April to flirt with 20,000, a level not seen since December 2015. The gauge traded at …

May 26, 2017
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Noble Group Foe Muddy Waters Asks When ‘Last Wheel’ May Fall

restructuring,” Block said in an interview on Bloomberg Television, adding that in his view the company had less-than-zero book value. “We’re not shorted now — it’s hard to borrow, it’s expensive — and just understanding exactly when its last wheel will fall off.” The crisis at Noble Group stretches back more than two years as the Hong Kong-based trader has grappled with losses, credit-rating downgrades and asset sales, as well as attacks …

May 25, 2017
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Conservative manifesto: No timetable for migration pledge – BBC News

… in the Commons to be held on repealing the ban on fox hunting Launching the manifesto in Halifax on Thursday, Mrs May said: “We must take this opportunity to build a great meritocracy in Britain. It means making Britain a country that works, not for the privileged few, but for everyone.” The social care changes proposed are that the value of someone’s property would be included in the means test for receiving free care in their own home – currently only their income and …

May 20, 2017
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1.2 million adolescents’ deaths mostly preventable, report says

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May 16, 2017
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