Here's some of the dumbest things people have said / wrote.
A good start to the year!
The president of the European Central Bank (ECB) has raised expectations that he will turn on the money-printing presses to fight deflation early in the new year, sending the euro to its lowest level against the dollar in four and a half years.
Workers at the company that makes outdoor jackets for the Queen are to begin a four-week strike at its Gateshead warehouse from Monday.
These are said to be REAL life examples.
Ralph Wilson, Jr., the billionaire owner of the Buffalo Bills football team, gave the largest individual donation of the year, according to a ranking from the Chronicle of Philanthropy.
Singapore's economic growth disappointed in the fourth quarter, as manufacturing contracted and tourism slumped.
The price of oil plunged to $55.91 per barrel on Wednesday as the US opened the way to crude exports and China produced another set of downbeat economic statistics that pointed to a global slowdown.
Taxpayers were left with a £10bn loss on their stake in Royal Bank of Scotland shares at the end of 2014.
JPMorgan cut about 5% of jobs at its Asia-Pacific wealth-management unit as it refocuses staff on serving clients with higher investment thresholds, a person with knowledge of the matter said.
HSBC investors should reject the bank’s “excessive” executive pay plans at its annual general meeting, according to a shareholder advisory group, which branded the position of chairman Douglas Flint “untenable”.
Deutsche Bank, Europe’s biggest investment bank, has hired James Boyle from Citigroup as global co-head of its equity-derivatives business following a slump in the unit’s sales, according to two people familiar with the decision.