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The New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Joe Kennedy reportedly said in 1929 that he knew it was time to get out of the market when the shoeshine boys were giving stock tips. Are we witnessin(...)

US president Donald Trump at a news conference at the White House in which he announced that Eastman Kodak would receive a loan to manufacture ingredients used in pharmaceuticals. Photograph: Alex Wong/Getty Images

Retail day traders piled into Kodak after the stock went bananas last week, following a 20-fold share price increase. More than 60,000 customers of Ro(...)

‘What do we have that we can have faith in? Well, we can have an understanding of yesterday, we can have a plan for today and we can have hope for forever, and that’s it.’ Photograph: Daniel Dorsa/The New York Times.

“Welcome to the future, Hadley!” Tom Hanks says from my computer screen, as he makes a quick glance to the right of his own to check my name. “Can you(...)

Toronto-based Jeremy Gutsche: developed Trendhunter.com as a night hobby while working for a bank. He turned it into a successful business.

The current period of social isolation could yield many valuable business insights, spawning a raft of innovation while Covid-19 is also likely to dra(...)

Dr Beau Lotto: ‘Innovation has two sides: creativity and efficiency. The wisdom is where you know when to move between them.’ Photograph: Kieran Harnett

Innovation thrives in an environment that balances creative diversity with the constraints of efficiency. That’s the view of neuroscientist Dr Beau Lo(...)

American actor Kirk Douglas in 1955. Photograph:  Silver Screen Collection/Hulton Archive/Getty

Kirk Douglas Born: December 9th, 1916 Died: February 5th, 2020 Kirk Douglas, one of the last surviving movie stars from Hollywood’s golden age, whose(...)

Tim Keefe, Head of Digital, Chester Beatty, Dublin Castle with photographer John Riordan. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Visitors admiring the extraordinary Islamic and Far Eastern artefacts on display at the Chester Beatty might be surprised to learn that, at any given (...)

“They [companies] are not so good at seeing far into the future.” Photograph: iStock

Who’d be a supply chain manager? The confluence of trade wars, Brexit, climate change, consumer demands for ethical sourcing, rising energy costs and (...)

Anna O’Carroll is a Lens-based visual artist who lives in New York

Anna O’Carroll is a Lens-based visual artist who lives in New York. She went to the Institute of Art, Design and Technology in Dún Laoghaire (IADT) an(...)

Impossible Project founder Florian Kaps: “What makes the analogue so appealing in a digital world is that we are in the end human beings who are living through their senses and who are here to leave traces on earth. You just can’t do that with your mobile phone and digital data.”

“My mantra during the Impossible days was a quote by Edwin H Land: ‘Don’t undertake a project unless it is manifestly important and nearly impossible.(...)

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