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Large companies with insufficient cash reserves are to be barred from paying shareholder dividends and executive bonuses in a major overhaul of the UK(...)

Citron Research’s Andrew Left says shorting is ‘not worth it for me or my family’. .

Retail traders on Reddit’s WallStreetBets forum lost a bundle when the bubble burst, but they can console themselves that they succeeded in one of the(...)

Mike Lynch (55) has been charged with 14 counts of conspiracy and fraud linked to the $11.6bn sale of his former company to Hewlett-Packard in 2011. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Mike Lynch, the Irish-born co-founder of technology company Autonomy, will this week begin his fight against extradition to the US, in the biggest tes(...)

Spotting that short sellers had bet against GameStop, the Redditors piled into the stock. Photograph: Tannen Maury/EPA/File

“The French revolution of finance” is how Anthony Scaramucci described last week’s crazed goings-on at GameStop, the video game retailer that the fina(...)

 Grafton Street in Dublin recently: Insolvent liquidations are set to spike in the coming months, particularly in the retail, hospitality and tourism sectors. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

As the economy continues to emerge gingerly from a coronavirus-induced coma and companies survey the damage, many are running out of time, putting off(...)

NTMA chief executive Conor O’Kelly. On Tuesday the agency sold €6 billion of seven-year bonds with an annualised yield of just 0.24 per cent. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

In 2010, Ireland Inc was a wounded animal, the financial system was imploding and Irish bonds were the plaything of bond market vigilantes and hedge f(...)

The cast of Kim’s Convenience. Photograph: Netflix

Kim’s Convenience – Season 4 (April 1st) For those in need of a Schitt’s Creek replacement, Kim’s Convenience offers the same genial humour and light(...)

Jack Welch, former CEO of General Electric.

Jack Welch, the champion of corporate efficiency who built General Electric (GE) into one of the world’s largest companies and influenced generations (...)

Clayton Christensen at Harvard Business School. Photograph: Jodi Hilton/The New York Times

Clayton Christensen, the management thinker who conceived and developed the idea of “disruptive innovation” and influenced generations of business stu(...)

Lehman Brothers specialist Elizabeth Rose  on the trading floor of  NYSE, September 15th, 2008. Photograph: AP/David Karp

Short sellers like to bet against “bad” companies, hoping to profit when overvalued stocks finally get their comeuppance. However, while buying cheap (...)

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