0 Comments US market extends calm streak despite choppy week BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Despite a choppy week of trading and a mixed finish for US stocks, the market extended its recent streak of relative calm on Friday. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/world-news/us-market-extends-calm-streak-despite-choppy-week-36922815.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/world-news/article36922816.ece/68b0f/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_496083a5-bbae-46ed-8a05-e482f0afda9e_1 Email Despite a choppy week of trading and a mixed finish for US stocks, the market extended its recent streak of relative calm on Friday. The S&P 500, the market’s benchmark index, notched up its 10th day in a row without a gain or drop of 1% or more. That’s the longest stretch going back to January 26, when the market broke four and a half months of calm with a 1.2% gain, which also marked a record high. Just one week later, the market entered an extended bout of volatility that included a rapid … [Read more...] about US market extends calm streak despite choppy week
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“Sleep tight” How often did your mum and dad use these words to you as they put you to bed? READ MORE: Click here for more storiesThey originate from a Shakesperian phrase when bed bases often had rope in them and the tighter the rope was the better you slept.Now to those of you who have still penny and two penny coins around from the original decimilisation. It seems that these can be of some major value. Check up on yours for you could be sitting on a fortune.Now to my first picture - you may recognise this from the old type of public toilet you needed an old penny for. This is from where the phrase “I need to spend a penny” came from. It costs a bit more than this to use a station toilet today.Why an advert for nylon stockings for my second offering? Because in this week in 1938 they were first put on view in the USA.Only after the Second World War did they become widely available in Britain but some American GIs serving here brought them over for their … [Read more...] about REV RON GREENALL: A penny for your thoughts on this….
WANT to save money on your food shopping? A savvy mum reveals how to feed your family for £4 a head. By Christine Younan / Published 8th May 2018 GETTY STOCK IMAGE HOW TO SAVE MONEY: A mum has revealed her easiest hacks The average cost of a weekly food shop has rocketed to £86 per household, MySupermarket figures reveal.As we live in a generation where living costs are expected to rise, you have to get creative about cutting costs. This is why Kayleigh Hughes has revealed how you can knock more than £80 off of your food bill.The mum-of-three from Grantham, Lincolnshire, says stockpiling and coupon hunting helped her feed her family of five for as little as £40 a week. GETTY STOCK IMAGE BILLS: The average cost of a weekly food shop has rocketed to £86 per household She told the Mirror: “I usually spend £40-£50 per week for a family of five, which includes two adults and three boys, aged five, three and 8 … [Read more...] about Mum saves £80 on weekly food shop at ASDA – this is how YOU can too
A donation to Scarborough Maritime Heritage Centre featured World War Two mementoes of a Royal Navy destroyer that Scalby District and the Borough of Scarborough adopted at the beginning of 1942. The shield, along with a photograph of the destroyer, was presented by the Admiralty to the people of Scalby, in recognition of their fundraising efforts during Warship Week early in 1942. A few months after this, in June 1942, Hasty was sunk near the island of Crete in the Mediterranean. She was torpedoed by her own sister ship, HMS Hotspur. The background to the sinking is as follows. The H-class destroyer was built on the River Clyde and launched in 1936. In May 1940 she was sent to the Mediterranean. Here she went into battle against the Italian and German navies. By the time of her sinking she had been awarded 11 battle honours. On June 14, Hasty was torpedoed by a German E-boat. Most of the ship’s bow structure was blown off and both boiler rooms started to flood – 13 seamen … [Read more...] about Exhibit of the Week: Mementoes of HMS Hasty, Scarborough Maritime Heritage Centre
Suicide Squad: Hell To Pay (15) Out Apr 16 The bad guys are pitted against the bad guys in this gory animation spin-off from the Margot Robbie feature film. The top secret Task Force X of six villains - Deadshot (this time voiced by Christian Slater rather than Will Smith), Harley Quinn, Captain Boomerang, Killer Frost, Copperhead and Bronze Tiger – are sent on a mission to retrieve an important item in return for shortening their prison time. ?Official Suicide Squad trailer But they are not the only wrong ‘uns looking for the valuable object (a card which offers a one-use only free pass into heaven) and only one can retrieve it and survive. ★★☆☆☆ Nimmi Maghera-Rakhra Accident Man (15) Out Apr 16 Mike Fallon is a chisel-jawed assassin who specialises in hits that look like accidents. He's part of a hitman's guild chock-full of deadly psychos - but when circumstances pit him against the others, will he break the rules to get revenge? Ray … [Read more...] about We look at this week’s DVDs from super villains in Suicide Squad: Hell To Pay — to the bizarrely optimistic Brigsby Bear