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BP CEO Bernard Looney is a newcomer to Instagram and a rarity. Only 11% of oil and gas company chief executives are active on social media. Photograph: AFP

Last week David Solomon, the boss of Goldman Sachs, was enjoying a spot of sunshine at a tech conference in San Francisco. Bernard Looney, BP’s new ch(...)

Berkshire Hathaway chief executive Warren Buffett, one of the richest men in the world, is selling his newspaper empire. Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP

Warren Buffett, the fourth richest man in the world, is getting out of newspapers – or “giving up” on them, as the Wall Street Journal put it – in a m(...)

 Gert Ysebaert, CEO of Mediahuis, with company chairman Thomas Leysen announce the purchase of INM in April 2019. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

It was the year the Belgians came, saw and bought Ireland’s biggest newspaper empire faster than you could say the words “challenging transitional per(...)

NYSE: ‘US stocks have nevertheless outperformed non-US stocks by 135 per cent over the last 10 years.’ Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty

All over the world, investors invest too much money in their domestic stock markets. Home bias, as it is known, isn’t just risky for individual invest(...)

Most of the Fanmags – Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, Microsoft, Apple, and Google – are “trading at valuations nearly as rich as they have ever traded,” according to investor Rob Arnott. Photograph: Alastair Pike/AFP/Getty Images

Investors should avoid the broader US market and be especially wary of certain technology stocks that are, like bitcoin and controversial electric car(...)

Kraft Heinz’s shares fell 13 per cent on Thursday morning, taking the decline for the year to 38 per cent. Photograph: Scott Morgan/Reuters

Kraft Heinz, the Warren Buffett-backed food company, has disclosed another $1.2 billion (€1.07 billion) of write-downs, on top of the $15 billion char(...)

  Occidental Petroleum is set to raise $13 billion  through the US bond market   to fund its takeover of Anadarko. Photograph: Reuters

Occidental Petroleum is set to raise $13 billion (€11.6 billion) through the US bond market on Tuesday to fund its takeover of Anadarko, an acquisitio(...)

US tech veteran Brad Keywell has been named EY World Entrepreneur of the Year for 2019. Photograph: Daniel Candaux

Tech veteran Brad Keywell has been named EY World Entrepreneur of the Year for 2019. Mr Keywell was selected from among 57 finalists representing 47 (...)

 Casual investors who noticed the sudden jump in 10-year returns might think 2018 was a spectacularly good year for stock markets, but that’s not the case at all. Photograph: David Karp/AP Photo

The global financial crisis is fading from the rear view mirror – good news for fund managers but potentially misleading for investors. The S&P 50(...)

Warren Buffet: ‘I probably know as many rich people as just about anybody. I don’t think they’re happier because they get super rich.’ Photograph: Houston Cofield/Bloomberg

Warren Buffett, the 88-year-old investment guru, is used to feeling the love at annual gatherings of investors in his Berkshire Hathaway vehicle Last(...)

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