It used to be just angry celebrities (and Moses) who wrote open letters. Now, even America's top businesses are taking the president to task, says Clare Dwyer Hogg
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Wednesday 11 January 2012
With youth unemployment at over one million, entrepreneurship holds the key for the UK to recover out of the recession, says Rajeeb Dey
Friday 06 January 2012
Around 80 traders at money broker Tullett Prebon have lost their jobs in the City and on Wall Street as austerity bites.
Thursday 05 January 2012
Despite high hopes at the start of the year, takeover activity in the Square Mile ended up being rather subdued during 2011. However, punters praying the next 12 months may prove to be different will have been cheered yesterday by the revival of takeover talk around a number of stocks. One of them was Go-Ahead, the transport group which has been frequently suggested as a possible target. Vague rumours of a potential approach were doing the rounds last November, and yesterday it was back in the spotlight thanks to Liberum Capital.
Wednesday 04 January 2012
Nine years after his death, The Clash's rhythm-guitarist, Joe Strummer, is still supporting new talent. By Ian Burrell
Friday 23 December 2011
Thursday 15 December 2011
The veteran boardroom operator Allan Leighton shook up struggling TV set-top supplier Pace Technologies yesterday as he ousted Neil Gaydon as chief executive.
Saturday 10 December 2011
Everton chairman Bill Kenwright is doing all he can to find a buyer for the cash-strapped club.
Thursday 08 December 2011
We wouldn't want to suggest no one at the European Commission does any work, but we are a little suspicious about the biography of Ryanair's Michael O'Leary, posted on its website ahead of his appearance at a conference. Is it the introduction – "Born in a stable in 1961, he was a boy genius, who excelled both academically and at sports" – that makes us think the EC has simply cut and paste O'Leary's submission to them, or the conclusion, "It is widely known that women find him irresistible"?
Saturday 03 December 2011
As Tom Glocer steps down as CEO, Sean Farrell reads between the lines
Friday 02 December 2011
Zynga, the online games developer, could pitch its shares at a float price valuing the company as low as $10bn, half some estimates from earlier this year, it has emerged.
Wednesday 30 November 2011
Investors have been waiting a long time for the chance to buy into a business loved by its 800 million users
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