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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(...)

 Stone sculpture of a bearded man, €400-€600, Sheppard’s

To truly appreciate ornamental garden architecture requires a backdrop other than the yard of an auction room to allow would-be buyers to see how piec(...)

While professional investors tend to be undone by distraction and inattention, ordinary investors are more likely to pay attention to the wrong things. File photograph: Getty

When you’re distracted, your performance suffers. That’s true of surgeons – research suggests distraction in the operating room is a major factor in u(...)

Food as philosophy: Jeong Kwan and David Gelb in the first episode of Chef’s Table

Television has a terrible habit of handling our food. Cookery shows have long folded homeliness into coquettishness, chefs would rather be masters, ev(...)

I am willing to do whatever it takes to avoid my fate,” Axe tells his rebooted firm, endearingly unfamiliar with how fate works. Photograph: James Minchin/Showtime

Can a TV show try too hard to be taken seriously, come off instead as fantastically silly, and somehow remain adorably needy, all at the same time? Th(...)

Jailed fraudster Achilleas Kallakis: was involved with numbers seven and eight St James’s Square, London, which have been sold for £245.9m by Irish developer Green Property

AIB is likely to share in any proceeds from Green Property’s €290 million sale of a London mansion and an office building once linked to jailed fraud(...)

Ryanair chief executive officer Michael O’Leary: among the CEO members of Airlines 4 Europe. Photograph: Alan Betson

In a meeting this week with the European Union Commissioner for Transportation, Violeta Bulc, the chief executives of Airlines 4 Europe (A4E) met to d(...)

Hedge funds will never be 100 per cent exposed to equities so some underperformance is inevitable in a long bull market. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Some big names in the financial world have been putting the boot into hedge funds in recent weeks. Warren Buffett scoffed at their “unbelievable” fee (...)

Jeremy Grantham

Hedge fund ‘ripoff’ sending investors to the poorhouse Hedge funds are coming under increasing criticism these days, with even fellow hedge fund mana(...)

Mathew Martoma, a former portfolio manager with SAC Capital Advisors LP, arrives at federal court in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. Photographer: Peter Foley/Bloomberg

Mathew Martoma may have the one thing prosecutors have been unable to find in their probe of SAC Capital Advisors: a direct link between founder Steve(...)

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