People celebrate the results of leftist parties at the townhall square after the Spanish regional and local elections in Valencia, Spain

(...).US shares fell on Friday after Ms Yellen said the economy was on course to bounce back from a sluggish first(...)

European Central Bank  asset buying is helping bank earnings, with firms such as Intesa Sanpaolo SpA saying profit doubled in the first quarter as it sold government bonds. (Photograh: FRANK RUMPENHORST/EPA)

Alex Altmann at Citigroup, who recommends buying banks while shorting the broader index. As the economy(...)

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers looks on grimly during the thrashing at Stoke. Photograph:  Tony Marshall/Getty Images

(...)-cyclical. They should spend more when the economy is weak, to support demand, and spend less when the economy is(...)

Smartphone maker Blackberry is cutting jobs as it “reallocates resources to capitalise on growth opportunities and achieve profitability across all its business segments”. (Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters)

Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry is cutting jobs across the world, as it consolidates its software, hardware and applications business. The comp(...)

On May 1st, Amazon said that it had started reporting revenue from its operations in Britain, Germany, Italy and Spain. (Photograph: Rick Wilking/Reuters)

In the continuing battle between European and American tech companies, score one for Europe. In a move that could put pressure on its rivals to follo(...)

Janet Yellen, chair of the US Federal Reserve, speaks during a Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce Economic Outlook luncheon in Providence, Rhode Island, US, on Friday, May 22nd, 2015. Yellen said she still expects to raise interest rates this year if the economy meets her forecasts, with a gradual pace of tightening to follow. (Photograph: Scott Eisen/Bloomberg)

(...) expected economic data to strengthen and noted that some of the US economy’s weakness at the start of the(...)

‘Algorithms may be good at crunching numbers and putting them in some kind of context, but journalists are good at asking annoying questions.’ Photograph: Thinkstock

Here’s a question to test your knowledge of Leaving Cert English: who wrote the following poem? Sing sweetly of battle-borne ages, Of fell foes infern(...)

Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel prize-winning economist and professor of economics at Columbia University,. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

(...) the global economy,” he says.However, the drift is not all in Stiglitz’s direction: the United Kingdom(...)

The Keenan Systems mixer. The company develops feeding machines, which are used by thousands of farmers from Canada to China, to give their livestock the optimal mix of food. The machines are connected to the cloud allowing for a real-time feed of information

Did you hear the one about the connected cow? It might seem like a joke, but thanks to advancements in big data, technology and the Internet of Things(...)