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The best dystopian novels are really about the societies in which they are written and not exercises in futurology

Fahrenheit 451 is the temperature at which paper spontaneously ignites. It inspired the title of Ray Bradbury’s novel about a future in which firemen (...)

A sign outside the headquarters of JP Morgan Chase & Co in New York. Photograph: Mike Segar/Files/Reuters

Banking giant JP Morgan has tentatively agreed to pay $13 billion (€9.4 billion) to settle allegations surrounding the quality of mortgage-backed secu(...)

Texas Republican senator Ted Cruz  leaves after speaking following a meeting  of his party caucus on Wednesday. Photograph: Getty Images

Fresh from his victory this week, which saw congressional Republicans unconditionally surrender over the government shutdown after 16 days, President (...)

President Barack Obama  with Janet Yellen at the White House in Washington last week. Photograph: The New York Times

In her speech accepting the chairmanship of the US Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen stated that her main priority would be implementing monetary policy i(...)

Ryanair climbed 1.8 per cent to €6.28 as shareholders responded warmly to its indication that it will launch new Irish routes. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

European stocks spent most of the day in decline, but a rally in the final half hour of trading helped erase earlier losses, leaving the Stoxx Europe (...)

The overnight deal approved by Congress failed to resolve fundamental issues over spending and deficits that divide Republicans and Democrats. Photograph: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

The dollar fell and Treasuries gained today as relief over a US budget deal shifted to worries over the effect of the 16-day government shutdown on t(...)

Citigroup Inc has reported  a marginal fall in adjusted quarterly profit from ongoing businesses after the Federal Reserve’s decision to continue its bond-buying programme for longer than expected slowed trading by clients. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Citigroup Inc reported a marginal fall in adjusted quarterly profit from ongoing businesses after the Federal Reserve’s decision to continue its bond-(...)

European Central Bank president Mario Draghi: “Structural reforms have been undertaken and financial stability risks have consistently, continuously and significantly been reduced in Ireland.” Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

European Central Bank president Mario Draghi praised Ireland’s efforts to repair its public finances and banking sector saying that the country has im(...)

Wells Fargo reported its third-quarter results today.  Photograph: Robert Galbraith/Reuters

Profit at Wells Fargo, the largest mortgage lender in the US, rose by a better-than-expected 13 per cent in the third quarter, as it made up for a dec(...)

US Treasury secretary Jack Lew and Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke assured their G20 counterparts at a dinner last night that a resolution would be reached to avoid a debt crisis. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Top finance officials from the G20 leading economies looked set to keep their focus on the receding risk of a US default at talks today as hopes grew (...)

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