Inside the Federal Reserve  in Washington. Photograph:  EPA/SHAWN THEW

Anxiety regarding Federal Reserve plans caused stocks to retreat last week – or so we’re told. The Fed recently left rates unchanged and signalled two(...)

Francine Lacqua, editor at large and anchor for Bloomberg Television, left, speaks with George Soros, billionaire and founder of Soros Fund Management LLC, during an interview at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland . Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

Billionaire investor George Soros said China’s economy is headed for a hard landing, a slump that will worsen global deflationary pressures, drag down(...)

Denis O’Brien: ‘Why sell your front garden at a discount when you know it’s worth a lot more money?’ Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Denis O’Brien yesterday signalled he will try again to float his Caribbean mobile company, Digicel, “within a year” after earlier yanking its proposed(...)

The headquarters building of Janus Capital Group  in Denver, Colorado. Bill Gross announced last week that he left Pacific Investment Management Co. (Pimco), the bond giant he helped found 43 years ago to join Janus Capital Group Inc. Photograph: Matthew Staver/Bloomberg

Investors yanked a record $446.5 million from an exchange-traded fund managed by Pacific Investment Management Co. (PIMCO) co-founder Bill Gross after(...)