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 Mark Zuckerberg, the chief executive of Facebook, will visit Dublin today to meet with senior politicians, media and other stakeholders

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg makes a flying visit to Dublin today. Over the afternoon the founder of the social network giant is expected (...)

Value investing: has the strategy outlived its usefulness due to structural market changes? Photograph: Getty Images

Neil Woodford has often been described as Britain’s answer to Warren Buffett but his investors, disillusioned after years of disappointing returns, ar(...)

US Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell   insisted the US economy remains strong, but many commentators speculated the Fed must be increasingly concerned about a looming slowdown Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

Investors have been pricing in a more dovish Federal Reserve policy for months but they were nevertheless taken aback by the extent of the Fed’s U-tur(...)

The fate Stobart’s chairman hangs in the balance after the company delayed the results of its shareholder vote on Friday. At the company’s contentiou(...)

Is it wrong to say a fund manager has lost his touch just because he has lagged over a particular period? Or might it be the case that their original success was little more than luck, and they have now been found out?

Neil Woodford and Crispin Odey, two of the UK’s most successful money managers over the last three decades, are under serious pressure after enduring (...)

US president Donald Trump and US vice president Mike Pence: investors seemed underwhelmed by Trump’s tax cuts. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

Technology stocks have just suffered another week of underperformance, prompting much chatter as to whether investors are having second thoughts about(...)

“Pointing out the insanity surrounding bitcoin invariably catalyses apoplectic reactions from supporters protesting sceptics don’t ‘get it’.” Photograph: Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images

Writing about bitcoin can be a nightmare. By the time you’ve finished a paragraph, the cryptocurrency is likely to have experienced yet another wild p(...)

Wu Wenhui, co-chief executive officer of China Literature, celebrates as the online bookshop owned by Tencent jumped 100 per cent on its Hong Kong Stock Exchange debut.  Photograph: Anthony Kwan/Bloomberg

Never mind the broader market – just bet big on the FAANGs (Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google). That seems to be the thinking behind the ne(...)

Peter Crook, who has quit as Provident Financial’s chief executive, warned of heavy losses following a period of “substantial under-performance”. Photograph: Provident Financial/PA Wire

When Provident Financial hit the market with a shock profits warning on Tuesday, it was a bit like being transported back in time – back to that momen(...)

The AA said its performance in the first half of its financial year had been hit by a combination of an erratic workload and an inherently fixed cost base. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

Roadside recovery and motor insurance company AA has fired executive chairman Bob Mackenzie for gross misconduct and lowered its full-year forecasts, (...)

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