US president Barack Obama speaks during an exclusive interview with Reuters in the Library of the White House in Washington. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

(...) ties, was not personal and that he would meet the Israeli leader again if he wins Israel’s March 17th(...)

The average Standard Life shareholder has around 675 shares and will have a return of capital of around €675, so capital gains tax should not apply for most. Photograph: Standard Life/PA

I am entitled to a return of value (worth around €400) on Standard Life shares and need to elect whether it is taxed as income or capital gains. I wor(...)

Trader Fred DeMarco watches a screen as he works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange: The longer you hold equities, the greater your chances of a decent return. But how long is necessary? Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

After a 15-year wait, the FTSE 100 finally hit fresh all-time highs last week, a milestone that appears to have catalysed confusion on a grand scale.“(...)

Don Keough was a wonderful humanitarian, full of laughter and life, had an extraordinarily successful business career with Coca-Cola and then as chairman of boutique investment bank Allen & Company.
A tribute to Don Keough

(...) sure. I was extraordinarily privileged to be able to call him a close and personal friend. Don leaves(...)

Charlie Cullen: “I might research online but as a retailer I know the benefits of buying from a store.”

Are you a saver or a spender? I tend to be impulsive and, if I see something I can afford, I would buy it straightaway. However, I think it’s impor(...)

It has become increasingly easy to shop around for treatment thanks to dentists displaying their prices not just in their practices but also online

Ballsbridge, for example, offers 0 per cent finance over three, six and nine months. Sign up for a deal If(...)

Warren Buffett:  a born investor who accumulated a $73 billion fortune while remaining indifferent to the trappings of wealth. Photograph: Paul Morigi/Getty Images

(...) as personal phone calls and postage. He uses an old-fashioned Nokia flip phone – “the one Alexander(...)

The Very Hungry Caterpillar app is based on Eric Carle’s classic.

Caterpillar. We wanted to create an immersive, personal experience that helped children to connect with Eric(...)

Tánaiste Joan Burton has criticised banks for pulling out of deals with customers in mortgage difficulty. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

(...) pulling out of deals with customers in mortgage difficulty.Ms Burton said she recently met personal(...)

The Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL are brightly colored, can be upgraded to Windows 10 when that mobile operating system finally debuts, and although pricing may vary by carrier, they will start as low as €139 euros for a 3G version and €159 for a 4G LTE model.

(...)-year subscription to the personal edition of Office 365 (which can be extended to one computer and one tablet), an(...)