Entrepreneur breaks record for most expensive mansion in Sandbanks

Topps Tiles founder breaks record for the most expensive mansion sold in millionaire’s playground Sandbanks after mock Tudor-home he bought from Harry Redknapp sells for £10MILLION Entrepreneur Barry Bester bought the huge waterfront mansion from Redknapp for £6.9million in 2015  Harbour Gate sells for almost £2million more than the previous Sandbanks record, which was spent… Continue reading Entrepreneur breaks record for most expensive mansion in Sandbanks

UK house prices hit record high despite cut in stamp duty break

Average prices rose by 0.7% in August to £262,954, says Halifax Last modified on Tue 7 Sep 2021 03.08 EDT The average UK house price reached a fresh record high in August while annual inflation cooled to a five-month low, after the partial end of the stamp duty holiday in England and Northern Ireland. Halifax,… Continue reading UK house prices hit record high despite cut in stamp duty break

Record $900 million month for NFT sales as CryptoPunks go stratospheric

August is shaping up to be a record month for nonfungible token (NFT) sales, with almost $900 million spent on them over the past 30 days. According to data from the tracking portal Nonfungible, $896 million has been spent on NFTs over the past 30 days. The number is very likely to have exceeded $900… Continue reading Record $900 million month for NFT sales as CryptoPunks go stratospheric

DeFi TVL hits a record $157B as Ethereum competitors attract investors

Altcoins and DeFi tokens have been on a tear for the last two weeks and as the end of August approaches many projects are seeing their tokens reach for new all-time highs. Data shows that a majority of the top-10 DeFi tokens gained more than 20% in the past 30-days, with projects like Bancor (BNT)… Continue reading DeFi TVL hits a record $157B as Ethereum competitors attract investors

House prices hit new record high as stamp duty scramble pumps up market

UK house prices hit a new record high in June as buyers scrambled to complete purchases prior to the winding down of a stamp duty holiday, official figures have confirmed. The average price hit £266,000, up by £31,000 or 13.2% on the same month last year – the highest percentage rise since November 2004, according… Continue reading House prices hit new record high as stamp duty scramble pumps up market

Record for Class of Covid: Two in five A-level pupils got A or A*

Record results for Class of Covid: Two in five A-level pupils got A or A* in teacher-assessed grades today – with FOUR TIMES as many students getting three A*s compared to 2019 (when they last sat exams) In total, more than two in five, 44.8 per cent, of UK entries were awarded an A or… Continue reading Record for Class of Covid: Two in five A-level pupils got A or A*

Record 1.13m children in England out of school due to 'pingdemic'

Record 1.13m children in England were out of school due to Covid ‘pingdemic’ at end of term, Government figures show Around 1,126,000 pupils missed class on Friday July 16, compared with 859,000 on Friday July 9 That was a record number of children absent from class due to Covid-19 since students returned in March  994,000… Continue reading Record 1.13m children in England out of school due to 'pingdemic'

Apple stock hits record joins big tech party

What stocks should you own this summer? Wheelhouse CIO Ann Berry, Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management CEO Phil Blancato and Kaltbaum Capital Management President Gary Kaltbaum on today’s markets. Apple is joining the big tech investor party that's been underway already this year.  Shares of the world's most valuable company are sitting near record levels after… Continue reading Apple stock hits record joins big tech party

Apple stock hits record joins big tech party

What stocks should you own this summer? Wheelhouse CIO Ann Berry, Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management CEO Phil Blancato and Kaltbaum Capital Management President Gary Kaltbaum on today’s markets. Apple is joining the big tech investor party that's been underway already this year.  Shares of the world's most valuable company hit a new record Wednesday, the… Continue reading Apple stock hits record joins big tech party

Wirecard: a record of deception, disarray and mismanagement

OPINION: Jan Marsalek’s man in Manila was so shocked that, for a split second, he let down his guard. It was mid-May last year and within a few weeks payment processor Wirecard would crash spectacularly into insolvency and Marsalek, its chief operating officer, was on the run. Based in the Philippines, Christopher Bauer was a… Continue reading Wirecard: a record of deception, disarray and mismanagement

Winnebago sees record sales as millennials enter RV market

Winnebago seeing ‘more diverse’ engagement in younger RV buyers: CEO Winnebago CEO Michael Happe discusses how the RV market has diversified and attracted a younger demographic. A rise in demand and diversifying market for recreational vehicles has lead to Winnebago delivering a "record level" number of RVs, according to its CEO Michael Happe.  Happe said… Continue reading Winnebago sees record sales as millennials enter RV market

New record low New Zealand mortgage interest rate: Simplicity drops to 1.9%

Mortgage interest rates have hit a new record low of 1.9 per cent. Default KiwiSaver provider Simplicity said it had just cut its first-home floating mortgage rate to “a record low in New Zealand”. It was previously offering first-home loans at 2.25 per cent and today’s move marks the fifth rate drop the nonprofit has… Continue reading New record low New Zealand mortgage interest rate: Simplicity drops to 1.9%

Puzder on record job openings: 'This isn't rocket science'

Andy Puzder on job market: ‘This isn’t rocket science’ Former CKE Restaurants CEO Andy Puzder says the driving force of slow jobs growth is that unemployment benefits are ‘paying people not to work.’ Former CKE Restaurants CEO Andy Puzder, while discussing the record number of job openings in the U.S. economy on FOX Business’ "Mornings… Continue reading Puzder on record job openings: 'This isn't rocket science'

Job openings spike to record 9.3M as businesses scramble to hire workers

Art Laffer ‘not optimistic’ about jobs long-term under Biden Art Laffer, a former economic adviser to Ronald Reagan, argues that ‘the U.S. is way below its potential of what it would have been had it continued growing right before the pandemic.’ U.S. job openings hit a record high in April as employers scrambled to find… Continue reading Job openings spike to record 9.3M as businesses scramble to hire workers

Bitcoin markets record deepest retracement since Black Thursday: Raoul Pal

Investment strategist Raoul Pal has identified that Bitcoin’s fortnightly relative-strength indicator, or RSI, recently fell to levels not seen since the “Black Thursday” crash of March 2020. The Global Macro Investor and Real Vision Group CEO also noted Bitcoin’s weekly RSI has crashed to levels comparable to that of the corrections produced during “the first… Continue reading Bitcoin markets record deepest retracement since Black Thursday: Raoul Pal

Record first quarter for institutional crypto investment products: CoinShares

According to digital asset investment manager CoinShares, the first quarter of 2021 has hit a new record for institutional crypto product inflows. As reported in the April 6 CoinShares Fund Flows Weekly bulletin, Q1 of this year hit a new record with $4.5 billion in inflows compared with $3.9 billion in the final quarter of… Continue reading Record first quarter for institutional crypto investment products: CoinShares

Record first quarter for institutional crypto investment products: CoinShares

According to digital asset investment manager CoinShares, the first quarter of 2021 has hit a new record for institutional crypto product inflows. As reported in the April 6 CoinShares Fund Flows Weekly bulletin, Q1 of this year hit a new record with $4.5 billion in inflows compared with $3.9 billion in the final quarter of… Continue reading Record first quarter for institutional crypto investment products: CoinShares

Record haul seized as cocaine worth €600m intercepted in Europe

More than 23 tons of cocaine with a street value of around €600m (£516m) has been seized as part of a record haul in Germany and Belgium. Customs officers in Hamburg described the find at the German port as the biggest quantity of cocaine ever seized in Europe and one of the largest in the… Continue reading Record haul seized as cocaine worth €600m intercepted in Europe

Bitcoin reaches new record as celebrities, companies weigh in

Bitcoin entrepreneur Brock Pierce says craze is ‘watershed moment’ for cryptocurrency Bitcoin Foundation chairman, philanthropist and former child actor Brock Pierce weighs in on the bitcoin craze amid new adoption from major banks. Bitcoin (BTC) reached a new record value of $50,000 on Tuesday before falling back below $49,000. Continue Reading Below The latest record, which comes after… Continue reading Bitcoin reaches new record as celebrities, companies weigh in

Bitcoin hovers near record as Mastercard, BNY Mellon eye Tesla move

Bitcoin is a ‘great’ hedge against inflation due to its limited supply: Investment strategist Strategic Wealth Partners investment strategist Luke Lloyd on his outlook for the market amid the coronavirus pandemic and inflation concerns. Bitcoin, the world's most valuable cryptocurrency, reached a new high of more than $48,000 for the second time this week on… Continue reading Bitcoin hovers near record as Mastercard, BNY Mellon eye Tesla move

Ethereum soars to new record highs, as technicals target $1,800

Ethereum has recently become a digital asset to watch with its holders preferring to stay for the long term. On the other hand, Bitcoin is relatively stable, suggesting that recovery above $40,000 will be an uphill battle. After retesting support at $1,200, Ether has been consistent in its recovery despite meeting critical barriers at $1,400… Continue reading Ethereum soars to new record highs, as technicals target $1,800

Venture capital hits record high in U.S. in 2020 despite pandemic

Fox Business Flash top headlines for January 7 Fox Business Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. Venture capital backed companies in the United States raised nearly $130 billion last year, setting a record despite the COVID-19 pandemic, figures from data firm CB Insight released on Friday show. Continue Reading Below… Continue reading Venture capital hits record high in U.S. in 2020 despite pandemic

Global banks generate record $174 billion fee haul in 2020

Investment banks across the world generated a record US$124.5bn (NZ$174 billion) in fees this year as companies raced to raise cash in order to survive the pandemic. The windfall came as lenders earned high fees underwriting debt and equity offerings for clients such as aerospace group Boeing, property rental site Airbnb and telecoms group SoftBank,… Continue reading Global banks generate record $174 billion fee haul in 2020

Record stock levels raise 'groupthink' worries

How will a coronavirus vaccine, stimulus impact stocks? Fox News contributor John Layfield and Kaltbaum Capital Management owner Gary Kaltbaum argue if stimulus continues and a COVID-19 vaccine is distributed in the very near future, markets will experience a stunning rally in 2021. Stretched investor positioning is the latest worry on Wall Street as the… Continue reading Record stock levels raise 'groupthink' worries