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Inheritance tax payments on course for RECORD HIGH, new research suggests

GETTY Houses worth over £325,000 are taxed 40 per cent when the owner dies If an estate’s value is over £325,000 then 40 per cent must be passed on to the taxman when the owner dies, though marriage doubles the threshold to £650,000. Research by Saga Investment Services shows the proportion of houses sold in England and Wales above £325,000 ...

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Watch this McLaren 650S GT3 break the lap record at Bathurst

Bathurst is one of the most interesting tracks in the world. It has massive straights, necessitating a top speed-friendly setup — but there are also narrow s-curves over much of the map, undulating up and down with the Australian terrain. It’s an incredibly tricky course, especially for an endurance race like the Bathurst 12 Hour. But, like any challenging course, ...

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Poll finds Christie’s approval at home sinks to record low

Republican Gov. Chris Christie has sunk to new lows in the eyes of New Jersey residents. As he works to lay the groundwork for an expected 2016 presidential bid, his favorability rating at home has dropped to its lowest point, according to a poll by Rutgers University’s Eagleton Center for Public Interest Polling out Friday. Most Popular Utah mother pleads guilty ...

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Market Wrap: S&P Sets Record, Nasdaq Hits 15-Year High

Filed under: Energy, Market News, European Union, Oil & Gas Industry Richard Drew/AP By Sinead Carew NEW YORK — The S&P 500 index closed at a record high Friday, as energy shares gained with oil prices, while the Nasdaq composite index hit a 15-year high helped by technology stocks. Equities rallied this week after a ceasefire agreement between Ukraine and ...

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Apple sets U.S. record with market value above $700 billion

Business February 11, 2015 7:25 AMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Apple has set a record on Wall Street: It’s the first U.S. company to be worth more than $ 700 billion based on the value of its stock at the close of trading Tuesday. Photo Credit: Getty Images advertisement | advertise on newsday advertisement | advertise on newsday Apple has set ...

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Man admits using bogus sleep study to record women’s rapes

Frances BurnsCHIBA, Japan, Feb. 5 (UPI) — A man with no medical training has admitted using a bogus sleep study to rape and videotape scores of women, police in Japan said. Top News – UPI.com

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U.S. Trade Deficit Narrows as Exports Hit Record High

Filed under: GDP, Global Economy, International Trade, Economy, Investing Ben Margot/AP By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON — The U.S. trade deficit narrowed in October as exports hit a record high, pointing to a pick-up in global demand that should help to support domestic growth in the fourth quarter. The Commerce Department said Wednesday the trade gap fell 5.4 percent to $ ...

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After Market: Dow Sets a Record, but Troubles at Tesla Drag Down Nasdaq

Filed under: Earnings, Market News, Stocks, IPOs The Dow jumped to another record high Wednesday, but the Nasdaq was pulled down mostly by one stock. The Dow industrials (^DJI) rallied 128 points to 15,747, topping the all-time high set last week. The S&P 500 (^GPSC) rose 7 points to 1,770, but the Nasdaq (^IXIC) lost 8 points to 3,932. Overall, ...

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