Apple and Microsoft hit for hours in second New York trading mess this week
As Premium Bond prizes are reduced yet further below inflation, Simon Read asks why they remain so enduringly popular
At the time of writing, the UK stock market, as measured by the FTSE All Share Index, has fallen around 7 per cent from the high it reached just a few weeks ago.
Corporate bond funds are on most investors shopping list. They are meant to be safer than shares, investing in some of the world's biggest companies and achieving a regular income stream. No wonder that in June more than £200m were ploughed into this type of fund.
Facebook shares have sunk to fresh lows after early investors were allowed to ditch the stock for the first time since its flotation.
The relative safety of company-issued bonds is being upset by the banks' Libor scandal
The leaders of Germany, France, Italy and Spain gathered in Rome today to seek agreement on ways to pull Europe out of its crippling debt crisis.
Donations of £250,000 a year will buy you dinner with David Cameron, the Conservative Party co-treasurer Peter Cruddas told undercover reporters in March. He had to resign as soon as his words – which Mr Cameron described as "completely unacceptable" – appeared in The Sunday Times.
Formula One's share flotation rolled on to the starting grid yesterday as venture capitalist CVC sold a $1.6bn (£1bn) stake in the business to three investment groups including BlackRock.
While thousands of impoverished people in the crisis-hit countries of Europe have been marching in opposition to more spending cutbacks and austerity measures, rather different scenes will soon be played out in an Athens courtroom.
Tesco Bank is offering a tempting, 5 per cent a year until 2020 in its latest offering.
The European Central Bank (ECB) has made £446 billion in low-interest loans to banks in the second round of a massive credit infusion that has been credited with easing the eurozone debt crisis.
Manchester United's cash reserves fell by £100m in six months, in part to finance an investment in the squad attempting to win the fight for domestic supremacy with Manchester City.
A group of hedge funds is threatening to block a last-ditch attempt to save Greece from defaulting on its huge debt pile, unless they are guaranteed a significant payout.
Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang is leaving the struggling internet company, as it tries to revive its revenue growth and win over disgruntled shareholders under a new leader.