Thomas Howard

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Does the “endowment effect” also affect investors? Do we get too attached to the stocks we own?  Photograph: iStock

Behavioural economists have long known that when you own things – your house, your car, your possessions in general – you’re more likely to become att(...)

Tributes outside Sheffield Wednesday’s Hillsborough stadium on the day fresh inquests into the 1989 Hillsborough disaster, in which 96 football supporters were crushed to death, concluded with a verdict of unlawful killing. Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images.

Fathers and sons, mothers, sisters and brothers were all among the 96 who had their lives crushed in the Hillsborough tragedy. The youngest was Jon-P(...)

Thomas Howard, Listowel, Co Kerry appearing at a special sitting of Ennis District Court on Saturday morning in relation to the false imprisonment of three people at Sixmilebridge on Thursday

A farm labourer told a Garda “I’m guilty” when charged with three counts of false imprisonment in the grounds of a country house at Sixmilebridge last(...)

Checking stock prices too often is not good for your financial health, according to research. Photograph: Andrew Burton/Getty Images

Would you invest your money with a manager who didn’t know the names of any of the stocks in his portfolio, or the price they were purchased at? How w(...)