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The UK is sitting on a savings time-bomb

Over the past seven years the UK's job market has undergone one remarkable change — the number of self-employed people has surged to a higher level than at any point over past 40 years. At 4.6 million people, the self-employed accounted for a record 15% of the total workforce in 2014 fuelling what some people are calling Britain's "jobs miracle". Show More Summary

Futures flat ahead of GDP, consumer sentiment

By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Friday, with major indexes on track for a fourth week of gains, ahead of readings on economic growth and consumer sentiment. At 8:30 a.m., the preliminary reading on gross domestic product will be released. Show More Summary

10 things you need to know before the opening bell (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ, JCP, BRK)

Here is what you need to know. Germany has approved an extension of the Greek bailout. The Bundestag voted 542-32 in favor of extending the Greek bailout until July. Russia and Ukraine have scheduled gas talks. The two sides are scheduled to meet in Brussels on Monday to discuss Russia's gas supply to Ukraine. Show More Summary

Some staff say India's Sahara has not paid salaries for months

By Sumeet Chatterjee and Clara Ferreira-Marques MUMBAI (Reuters) - Some staff at Indian conglomerate Sahara say they haven't been paid for several months, as the company tries to raise $1.6 billion to bail its boss Subrata Roy out of jail. Show More Summary

German parliament approves Greek bailout extension

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's parliament approved an extension of Greece's bailout on Friday after Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, who has voiced doubts about whether Athens can be trusted, promised it would not be allowed to "blackmail" its euro zone partners. Show More Summary

Mazda bets on diesel-only car for Japan launch of key 2015 model

By Chang-Ran Kim TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Mazda Motor Corp will sell only diesel-powered cars in the domestic launch of its key model for 2015, gambling it can convince the country's army of hybrid petrol-electric drivers that the days of sooty, noisy diesels are long gone. Show More Summary

Everyone JUST missed this embarrassing UK Treasury screw up related to Lloyds

Everyone concentrated so hard on Lloyds Banking Group's 2014 results announcement today that they missed one of the most embarrassing blunders made by Britain's Treasury this year. In a regulatory statement, the UK Treasury admittedShow More Summary

Buffett, a cheerleader for America, takes his checkbook abroad

By Luciana Lopez and Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) - Warren Buffett, in his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway Inc shareholders last year, called America "the mother lode of opportunity." This year, his 50th at Berkshire's helm, the world's third-richest person could write something quite different. Show More Summary

Moscovici says 'Grexit' would raise question - who's next?

BERLIN (Reuters) - The European Union's financial affairs chief Pierre Moscovici told German radio on Friday, just before a Bundestag vote on a bailout extension for Greece, that allowing any country to leave the euro zone would simply raise the question "who's next?". Show More Summary

10 things you need to know before European markets open

Good morning! Here are 10 things you should know in markets today. Russia will participate in Ukraine's gas talks. Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Friday that he would take part in talks over gas supplies to Ukraine in Brussels on March 2. Show More Summary

Two women are behind the viral dress that has everyone confused - Here's what they told us

Two women are behind the viral dress that has everyone confused. Here's what they told us. The picture was initially posted on Tumblr by a 21-year-old singer named Caitlin McNeill who lives on the tiny Scottish island of Colonsay. In...Show More Summary

This dress looks white and gold to me, but Google says it's black and blue

This dress that might be white and gold or black and blue is currently going massively viral thanks to a Tumblr post that asked readers to identify what color it is. Different people apparently perceive the dress differently. I see the dress as white and gold. Show More Summary

Warren Buffett's diet is yet another example of why you can't be Warren Buffett (BRKA, BRKB)

Warren Buffett is the most famous investor in the world. His diet is also famous. And terrible. Buffett's investments, in contrast, are not terrible. As a result, Buffett has spawned a sub-section of investors who seek to emulate his strategies, which Buffett has detailed over the years. Show More Summary

Fidelity is offering clients free retirement money

FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers top news and commentary for financial advisors. Fidelity offers clients IRA matching (Forbes) Fidelity is going where no other broker has gone before. The companyShow More Summary

Herbalife beats earnings

Controversial nutritional supplements seller Herbalife reported fourth quarter earnings results that beat analysts' expectations. For the fourth quarter, adjusted earnings per share came in at $1.41 versus analysts' estimates of $1.22. Show More Summary

A new report says that BYU has a better value MBA than Harvard

A master's in business administration can be an expensive degree, but if you're smart about where you go, it can also be a valuable career investment. Harvard is often touted for having the best value MBA program in the country as it...Show More Summary

Citi urges Europe's CEOs to follow U.S. share buyback trend

By Lionel Laurent LONDON (Reuters) - Citi strategists on Thursday urged European firms to use historically cheap borrowing costs to buy back their own shares, a practice embraced by U.S. companies in recent years that has also attracted criticism. Show More Summary

America just got a raise

Deflation concentrated in energy prices has been good for Americans' paychecks: SEE ALSO: Gas prices drag inflation down again in January Join the conversation about this story »

The letter Wall Street sent to potential Argentina investors is hilarious

If you're going to invest in Argentina, you better put on your big boy pants, and be prepared to lose them. That's the tone of a letter JP Morgan and Deutsche Bank sent potential investors in a proposed Argentine bond offering that was "suspended" less than 48 hours after it was announced. Show More Summary

Watch the FCC Chair's impassioned defense of net neutrality

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler gave an incredible defense of net neutrality at Thursday's FCC hearing, going so far as to compare it to the First Amendment and saying the FCC was using all the tools in its toolbox to protect innovators and consumers. Produced by Matthew Stuart Follow BI Video: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »

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