JPMorgan Chase and Co., which has racked up more than $36 billion in legal bills since the financial crisis, is rolling out a program to identify rogue employees before they go astray. (Photograph: Mike Segar/Reuters)

Wall Street traders are already threatened by computers that can do their jobs faster and cheaper. Now the humans of finance have something else to w(...)

Goldman Sachs said it fired two staff after a junior employee passed confidential information from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York to a senior colleague in the investment bank. Photo: Reuters

Goldman Sachs said it fired two staff after a junior employee passed confidential information from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, his former (...)

In Dublin, Aer Lingus shares rose 3.4 per cent, marking  a reversal of recent sentiment towards airline stocks in the wake of the Ebola scare. Photograph: Alan Betson

European stocks rose yesterday, ending the longest rout in 11 years, while Italian and Greek bonds gained on prospects for more stimulus. Ten-year It(...)

An office worker watching the FTSE 100, which slumped by another 2 per cent today as fears over the global economy triggered another bleak session for volatile stock markets. Photograph:  PA Wire

US stocks recovered from early losses as St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard said policy makers should consider delaying the end of(...)

Timothy Geithner, president and managing director of Warburg Pincus LLC and former US Treasury secretary, walks to the US Court of Federal Claims in Washington yesterday. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

The failure of American insurance giant AIG in September 2008 would have been “even more damaging” than the failure of Wall Street bank Lehman Brother(...)

Ryanair repurchased 109,000 shares yesterday as part of its plans to return €1 billion in capital to shareholders by way of a combination of share buybacks and dividends.  Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

US stocks fluctuated, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index close to a record, as a $25 billion deal to acquire Forest Labo(...)

European stocks advanced after the publication of the  US payrolls report today.  Photograph: Jin Lee/Bloomberg

European stocks advanced today, following their biggest rally in seven weeks, as investors assessed a report that showed the US economy created fewer (...)

A sensible and historically successful approach to investing begins with the belief that every asset has an intrinsic value. Before investing in an as(...)

Ben  Bernanke will chair his last meeting as head of the US  Federal Reserve today before Janet Yellen takes over.  Photograph: Pete Marovich/Bloomberg

Turmoil in emerging markets and a month of disappointing job growth in the US are unlikely to deter the Federal Reserve from trimming its bond-buying (...)

The euro touched the highest in almost six weeks against the dollar following a French manufacturing report. Photo: Bloomberg
Euro advances to six-week high

The euro touched the highest in almost six weeks against the dollar as a report showed French manufacturing production increased in October. The share(...)