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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 (...)

Apple’s first iPhone at the launch in 2007: “Sixteen years ago, this would have been difficult to imagine, given that China was much poorer and the iPhone and phone apps had not been invented”

One Financial Times article that caught my eye this week concerned the success of Meituan Dianping, whose “Everything app” enables Chinese consumers t(...)

The world’s biggest pension fund recently surprised markets by suspending lending on its huge portfolio of foreign stocks. Photograph: Toru Hanai/Reuters

It appears the head of Japan’s $1.6 trillion (€1.4 trillion) Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) isn’t too keen on short sellers. The world’s bi(...)

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Twelve years ago, having lost her job with Lehman Brothers, Elizabeth Doyle decided to leave the then limping world of London finance, and move home t(...)

It might be sensible for companies to showcase the expertise of a new female board member rather than her gender

Not that long ago the FT held a business conference in a swish hotel in London where a man on the stage asked the mostly female audience to do somethi(...)

Reverie by Jack B Yeats (€500,000- €700,000)

The Ernie O’Malley Collection exhibition at the RDS on November 23rd, in advance of Monday’s sale by Whyte’s and Christies, is an opportunity to (...)

Jim Barry,  chief investment officer of  BlackRock Alternative Investors. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Jim Barry, the Irishman promoted earlier this year to investment chief at US asset management giant BlackRock’s alternative investments unit, has no p(...)

EY in the US settled two major claims against it relating to its audits of Lehman Brothers within five years of its 2010 collapse. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

Many years ago I worked in Dublin for a trade publisher called Lafferty, which specialised in producing newsletters for the financial and professional(...)

Hypo Real Estate Bank chief executive Georg Funke with Depfa chief Gerhard Bruckermann in 2007 when Depfa was bought by the commercial property bank. Photograph: Thorsten Jochim/Getty Images

The German state bad bank that took over Depfa Bank five years ago is pressing ahead with preparations to sell the Dublin-based public sector lender n(...)

Investing has a lot of the same features as poker, says game theorist Kevin Zollman.

Good poker skills certainly seem to help if you’re a hedge fund manager. A new study, Hedge Fund Hold’em, has found hedge fund managers who do well in(...)

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