Stock picking: ETFs offer investors the ability to assemble a low-cost, diversified portfolio but their convenience tempts investors to partake in the trading game in which the only sure winners are the brokers and dealers of Wall Street. Photograph: Gianluigi Guercia/AFP/Getty Images

(...) investors who owned Vanguard index funds and ETFs. Those who owned ETFs were more active, but there was(...)

Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Ed Milliband speaks during Labour’s spring rally in Birmingham, central England. In a full-page advert in the Financial Times newspaper  Labour warns the threat of a British exit from the EU is “the biggest risk to British business”. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

(...) accused Miliband of demonising big business and fear his plans for a more hands-on approach to regulation(...)

Dr Mary Shire, vice president research, University of Limerick. Photograph:  Sean Curtin

Processing Technology Centre (DPTC).This success has become all the more important in recent years as(...)

Elaine Ralph. “SuperDisty is an end-to-end solution that integrates a company’s existing software with multiple leading online platforms.”
New Innovators: SuperDisty

(...) sectors in domestic and international markets. The revenue model is software-as-a-service and the solution(...)

‘Keeping Graham Dwyer safe in custody will present a challenge to the authorities.’  Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

(...) extensive media coverage, and excited commentary across all sectors of society. When the victim and(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: said ‘an unsuccessful bidder’ for Siteserv had complained to his department about the 2012 sale process for the business. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

(...) subsequently held a review into the sale, which involved a write-off from IBRC of more than €100 million. The(...)

Minister for the Marine Simon Coveney  said  a new €241 million investment programme in the seafood industry will increase the sector’s annual value to €1 billion by 2020. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

State’s seafood industry will increase the sector’s annual value to €1 billion by 2020.Some €147 million(...)

Ireland’s beef trade is the single biggest component of the country’s €10 billion food and drink export business.

(...) sectors,” the Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’s Association (ICSA) said.“The spin on this, of course, is(...)

Christine Ourmieres-Widener: appointed chief global sales officer for American Express Global Business Travel

Christine Ourmieres-Widener, the outgoing chief executive of Cityjet, has a new job. She has been appointed chief global sales officer for American Ex(...)

CHQ Building in the IFSC. Photograph: David Sleator 2:58

Neville Isdell, the former Coca-Cola chief executive who owns the CHQ building in Dublin, says work will soon begin on transforming the underground va(...)