GameStop shares doubled in pre-market trading on Friday after a wild ride of a week. Photograph: The New York Times

It’s being billed as Occupy Wall Street 2.0. But instead of the demonstrators who camped outside the likes of the New York Stock Exchange in a global (...)

Some recent action has been even crazier than that seen in the late 1990s. Photograph: iStock

The day traders are back and buying stocks like it’s 1999. In fact, some recent action has been even crazier than that seen in the late 1990s, with th(...)

Senator Bernie Sanders at a campaign rally in the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington, US. Photograph: Jason Redmond/Reuters

The odds of self-described socialist Bernie Sanders becoming America’s next president have shortened dramatically, but there’s little chatter about hi(...)

Democratic US presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren. Billionaire hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones has warned that the S&P 500 would sink 25 per cent if she wins the 2020 election. Photograph: Brian Snyder/Reuters

Some of the most prominent names on Wall Street are queuing up to criticise Democrat presidential frontrunner Elizabeth Warren, saying stocks will suf(...)

WeWork   shelved its IPO plans after its private valuation of $47 billion was reportedly slashed to $10 billion as unimpressed investors steered clear. Photograph:   Timothy  Clary/AFP via Getty Images

As initial price offerings (IPO) attempts go, WeWork’s failed flotation was as bad as it gets – its private valuation of $47 billion was reportedly sl(...)

epa06042063 Jeff Bezos, Founder of Amazon, during the conference 'The Future of Newspapers' with the leading world players in the information industry, on the occasion of the 150 years of Italian newspaper 'La Stampa' in Turin, Italy, 21 June 2017.  EPA/ALESSANDRO DI MARCO

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos has remained largely invisible in the world of philanthropy. That changed last week in a single tweet - followed by 42,000 more. (...)

Berkshire revealed its higher Apple stake on the same day George Soros’ firm Soros Fund Management and Leon Cooperman’s Omega Advisors said they dissolved their own Apple stakes

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has increased its stake in Apple by 55 percent, boosting its bet on the iPhone maker even as prominent investors l(...)