Going by her LinkedIn profile Hillary Clinton believes her role as a grandmother is more interesting to members than her shot at the White House.  Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

It has taken me 13 years and 414 million people have got there before me, but last week I finally sat down to compose my summary for the networking si(...)

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is the richest man in the world, according to ‘Forbes‘.

Six Irish citizens are members of the billionaires’ club with a combined net worth of more than $30 billion (€27.6 billion), according to the latest (...)

The Devil’s Financial Dictionary by Jason Zweig

This book has a simple proposition. It aims to decode the language used by executives in financial markets that often confuses or blinds investors. Th(...)

 Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: EPA/Justin Lane

Global stocks have now fallen into bear market territory. Should investors be spooked, or are market downturns simply part and parcel of investing? Ho(...)

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett: shares in Berkshire Hathaway fell 11 per cent last year. Photograph: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images

Wall Street strategists have been unusually muted regarding prospects for US equities in 2016. Instead, they’re gung-ho for Europe, predicting gains o(...)

Warren Buffett has urged investors to look at share price, not book value. Photograph: Reuters

US investment guru Warren Buffett is heading for his worst year relative to the rest of the US stock market since 2009, with shares in his conglomerat(...)

Warren Buffett, chairman and chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathawa, smiles during an event with Hillary Clinton, 2016 US Democratic presidential candidate. Photograph: Bloomberg

Famed investor Warren Buffett, “the Oracle of Omaha,” has endorsed Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and poked fun at her Republican o(...)

Fosun International chairman Guo Guangchang attended a company meeting in Shanghai on Monday,  his first public appearance since a report he had gone missing.

Fosun International chairman Guo Guangchang attended a company meeting in Shanghai on Monday, a person at the event said, his first public appearance(...)

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla with their daughter Max: the couple plan to give away 99 per cent of their fortune in company stock to a new charity they have created. Photograph: Facebook/Reuters

Mark Zuckerberg’s promise this week to give away 99 per cent of his shares in Facebook, worth about $45 billion, could make him one of the greatest p(...)

The cofounder of Microsoft, Bill Gates,  and his wife Melinda established the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in 2000, turning it into the wealthiest charitable foundation in history. Photograph: Steve Sands/FilmMagic

Mark Zuckerberg is the latest in a long line of business executives who have decided to give away much of their fortune. At just 31, however, he is a(...)