[NEW YORK] US President Donald Trump appears to have earned less from his vast financial empire last year as licensing royalties, rents and golf revenues fell at some properties, his financial...

[WASHINGTON] US consumer spending increased by the most in more than 9-1/2 years in March, but price pressures remained muted, with a key inflation measure posting its smallest annual gain in 14...

THE BOTTOM LINE

KUDOS to the latest political supernova, US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, for helpfully bringing taxes back into focus, with her call for a new top tax rate of 70 per cent on incomes...

THE BOTTOM LINE

DESPITE all we hear and see, there is some very good news - global prosperity is at its highest level ever. The Legatum Prosperity Index tracks prosperity in 149 countries and we see prosperity...

THE FOOL'S EYE VIEW

CONGLOMERATES tend to come and go out of fashion like flared jeans. But what happens to be in vogue or popular should not influence the way we invest. Our reasons for buying shares in any company...