James Moore is Deputy Business Editor at The Independent.
30 October 2014 12:50 AM
Outlook There’s a saying on Wall Street: when strippers and cab drivers give you stock tips it really is time to bale out. It hails from the 1990s when the Street of Dreams was at its most vulgar.
29 October 2014 12:59 AM
Outlook Is the unseasonably warm weather set to put a chill on Next’s forthcoming trading statement? It will be a big a achievement if that isn’t the case this morning.
29 October 2014 12:58 AM
Outlook It seems that every time banks issue trading statements, the cost of the payment protection insurance mis-selling scandal rises. Lloyds has ensured that unhappy trend continues by adding another £900m to its provisions. That brings the industry-wide total to £22bn and still there is no end in sight. It is a mess, but one not of the making of the current generation of banking leaders.
29 October 2014 12:57 AM
Outlook There are two very conflicting views about Lloyds Banking Group’s plans to close 200 branches or so and axe 9,000 jobs.
24 October 2014 11:30 PM
AIG could have brought down the financial system in 2008. Its ex boss is now suiing the US for rescuing it – in a case backed by Occupy and the Tea Party
24 October 2014 01:05 AM
The investment community needs to take a good look at itself over Tesco.
23 October 2014 01:15 AM
Bungling KPMG and regulators left it too late for bank to find a stronger, better partner
21 October 2014 07:32 PM
Outlook Welcome to the tax-free recovery. There were hopes that public sector borrowing would at least remain steady this month. Instead, it’s risen by 10 per cent to nearly £12bn.
21 October 2014 07:31 PM
Outlook Nonsensical pay awards are by no means confined to the banking sector, as Microsoft has made abundantly clear with its award of $84.3m to its chief executive, Satya Nadella.
21 October 2014 07:30 PM
Outlook Sometimes the most revealing testimony is inadvertent, observed the Treasury Committee chairman Andrew Tyrie during a grilling of James Leigh-Pemberton, the executive chairman of UK Financial Investments (UKFI).
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BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
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