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Wall Street overwhelmingly backed Mitt Romney in 2012, and invested heavily in Republicans once again this year. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

On Wall Street, 2010 was the year of “Obama rage” in which financial tycoons went ballistic over the president’s suggestion that some bankers helped c(...)

Lisa Redmond: ‘I wait until I’m in a bad mood to call the insurance company.’ Photograph: Eric Luke

Insurance is not the sexiest word in the English language, but paying attention to the bottom line when it comes to car, home and life insurance wi(...)

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(...)

Former US Secretary of the Treasury Timothy Geithner is surrounded by members of the media as he arrives at US Court of Federal Claims to testify at the AIG trial on Tuesday. Photograph: Getty Images

Former US treasury secretary Timothy Geithner defended the government’s rescue of American International Group (AIG) in September 2008, saying the act(...)

 Peter Hancock at AIG in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Peter Hancock bounds up the front steps of the Merrion Hotel in Dublin and offers a warm handshake. The global chief executive of American Internation(...)

Global insurer AIG is expected to announce 20 new jobs for Ireland today. Photo: Bloomberg

Global insurer AIG has announced 20 new jobs for Ireland today to be based at a new EMEA Treasury Operations Centre in Dublin.The company’s global chi(...)

Getting a risk-free return may never have been more difficult for investors. Consider the deposit rates on offer – the most a lump-sum investment of €(...)

Dave O’Donovan (Muskerry) celebrates their win on the 18th green to clinch victory in the final of the AIG Barton Shield at Carton House yesterday. Photograph:  Pat Cashman

at Carton House Deliverance comes to those who wait, even if Muskerry Golf Club must have wondered if their virtue of patience would ever be rewarded.(...)

Bob Diamond, former chief executive of Barclays,  told the UK’s parliamentary commission on banking standards that he felt “physically ill” when he learned employees of the bank had been making false rate submissions in the Libor scandal. Photograph: Reuters/Dylan Martinez

In a memorable scene from the film Casablanca, Louis Renault, the affable but corrupt French police chief, closes Rick’s club. “I am shocked, shock(...)

The directors of INBS are being sued by KPMG, the special liquidator of INBS, based on alleged breach of contract

Insurer AIG has written to the directors of Irish Nationwide Building Society (INBS) asking detailed questions about their interactions with the Ce(...)

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