The death of Sergio Marchionne leaves a big gap at FCA

THE question of who would replace Sergio Marchionne has been in the air for a year or more, ever since the chief executive of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) announced that he would step down in 2019. But the way the answer came was both shocking and sad. Mr Marchionne’s death, at the age of 66, was announced on July 25th, the result of complications More...

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By SLPundit On Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
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Why Mitsubishi’s new regional jet shouldn’t be written off yet

A VISITOR to last week’s Farnborough Air Show, held just south-west of London, could easily have been wowed by the variety of military equipment and aircraft on display. But when it comes to large civil airliners, More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
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The stress that kills American workers

WORK can make you sick and shorten your life. That is the argument of a hard-hitting book* by Jeffrey Pfeffer, a professor at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. In an obvious way, that claim is outdated. More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
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Fiat Chrysler appoints a new boss

THE question of who would replace Sergio Marchionne has been in the air for a year or more, ever since the boss of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) announced that he would step down in 2019. But the way the answer More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
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Are strikes making a big dent in Ryanair’s profits?

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Europe’s largest airline has been hit by a series of walk-outs since it began to recognise trade unions Business and finance  More...

By SLPundit On Monday, July 23rd, 2018
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Three dates is all it takes to determine financial compatibility

By Lesley-Anne ScorgiePersonal finance columnist Mon., July 23, 2018 Who you love can seriously impact your finances. A partner who is supportive and committed to the same financial goals as you will help More...

By SLPundit On Monday, July 23rd, 2018
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Are strikes making a big dent in Ryanair’s profits?

ALL should be rosy at Europe’s largest low-cost airline. Ryanair’s passenger numbers are growing and costs per seat-kilometre flown are—just about—lower than its competitors’. But More...

By SLPundit On Sunday, July 22nd, 2018
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Fiat Chrysler appoints a new boss

THE question of who would replace Sergio Marchionne has been in the air for a year or more, ever since the boss of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) announced that he would step down in 2019. But the way the answer More...

By SLPundit On Friday, July 20th, 2018
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Vanadium is the latest beneficiary of the battery craze

OPEN a toolbox, pull out a spanner and you may be holding a bit of the answer to global warming: vanadium, a metal named after Vanadis, the Scandinavian goddess of beauty. Used mostly in alloys to strengthen steel, More...

By SLPundit On Friday, July 20th, 2018
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As inequality grows, so does the political influence of the rich

SQUEEZING the top 1% ought to be the most natural thing in the world for politicians seeking to please the masses. Yet, with few exceptions, today’s populist insurgents are more concerned with immigration More...