Jordan Belfort

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The Great Gatsby at the Gate invited punters to dress as flappers when attending. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Who do you think you’re looking at? No, I am not coming up on stage. No, I am not contributing to your improvised monologue. Sing a song? Sod off. Whi(...)

‘We’re not condoning this behaviour’: Leonardo DiCaprio as Jordan Belfort in Martin Scorsese’s film The Wolf of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street, the outrageous memoir of the former stockbroker and convicted fraudster Jordan Belfort, is to become an immersive theatre sho(...)

Paul Giamatti and Maggie Siff in Billions. Photograph: Jeff Neumann/Showtime

Billions, the labyrinthine drama about a shady hedge-fund investor and the shady district attorney on his tail, is by far and away the smartest dumb s(...)

Bitcoin has lost 80 per cent of its value in the last year. Photograph: Benoit Tessier/Reuters

A year ago this week, the price of bitcoin peaked at almost $20,000. Since then, the biggest bubble in financial history has burst spectacularly, with(...)

Ellen Pao, author of Reset: My Fight for Inclusion and Lasting Change. Her book gives a ground-breaking account of discrimination against women and other minority groups in the tech world. Photograph: Bloomberg

Business books get a bad rap and with good justification in many cases. Too many are churned out and original thinking is a rare commodity. They form(...)

Jack O’Connell on the set of Money Monster with director Jodie Foster: “When I am working with classically trained actors I am always listening to them. Maybe not asking them questions. But paying attention.”

“If I am playing somebody from another period of history or another country I always try to take that on board,” Jack O’Connell tells me. “That used t(...)

 Jordan Belfort during his talk  at the RDS to a crowd of just under 3,000. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Considering the fact that financial sharp practice is a national sport in this country, is it really any wonder that such a welcome was afforded this (...)

Jordan Belfort during his talk last night at the RDS to a crowd of just under 3,000. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

“Getting rich is f***ing easy. Eight years ago I had zero; this year I’m going to make $100 million gross,” former stockbroker Jordan Belfort said to(...)

Jordan Belfort: aims to give attendees at the seminar the formula for success at creating wealth. Photograph: reuters

Former stockbroker and the “Wolf of Wall Street” himself – Jordan Belfort – is coming to Dublin this week. Mr Belfort, the man who wrote the New York (...)

The Wolf of Wall Street

Much of the chatter surrounding Martin Scorsese’s latest drunken whale of a movie has focused on the film-maker’s attitude towards his subject’s rampa(...)