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It’s surprising what you can buy from an ice-cream van in Scotland’s Manhattan

15 November 2006 4:13 pm

It’s surprising what you can buy from an ice-cream van in Scotland’s Manhattan

The promise of real profits from a weird virtual world

8 November 2006 5:23 pm

Cosmo Lush explores the bizarre byways of Second Life, the latest internet phenomenon, and explains how big brands plan to make money out of it

Flawless, timeless, almost priceless

8 November 2006 5:21 pm

White diamonds are the world’s most expensive gems.

A year in exile, but still in the game

8 November 2006 5:18 pm

Richard Orange meets Bill Browder, the investor who is banned from Russia but remains bullish about its future

What makes a great businessman: a silver tongue or a killer instinct?

8 November 2006 5:15 pm

‘Who’s the most impressive business leader you’ve ever met?’

Men with guns are the new dotcoms

2 November 2006 8:20 am

Matthew Lynn finds private military contractors such as Colonel Tim Spicer — formerly known as mercenaries — responding to demand in a high-growth business sector

How the first multinational was hijacked by greed

25 October 2006 4:42 pm

George Trefgarne draws lessons for today’s shareholders and corporate executives from a new history of the East India Company

The City’s surprise success story

25 October 2006 4:39 pm

Once synonymous with men in red braces peddling junk bonds

Amaranth: how to lose $6 billion in a fortnight

25 October 2006 4:33 pm

Jonathan Davis continues our debate about hedge fund risks and rewards with an analysis of a spectacular crash

Time to invest in Korean reunification? I know a man who did

25 October 2006 4:30 pm

As the absurdly coiffed and probably deranged Kim Jong-Il fingers his nuclear button

The day the City entered the modern world

19 October 2006 10:22 am

Martin Jacomb recalls Big Bang — the 1986 reforms which killed off London’s traditional ways of dealing in stocks and shares — and judges it a resounding success

Before and after the Bang

19 October 2006 10:20 am

Before and after the Bang

Monetary genius? I beg to differ

18 October 2006 4:59 pm

Monetary genius? I beg to differ

The gateway to African economic revival in a place once famous only for a hijacking

18 October 2006 4:58 pm

The gateway to African economic revival in a place once famous only for a hijacking

Leadership, clarity and a very thick skin

11 October 2006 4:30 pm

Judi Bevan assesses the qualities of Allan Leighton, the former supermarket boss who is determined to make Royal Mail a first-class service despite fierce competition

Switching channels

11 October 2006 4:19 pm

Matthew Vincent says advertising revenues hold the key to picking shares in the media sector

Every home should have a hedge fund

11 October 2006 4:14 pm

John Andrews says investing is like motoring: it’s not the vehicle that’s dangerous but the way it’s driven

Don’t leave it all to Gordon by mistake

11 October 2006 4:01 pm

Ian Cowie says the simplest ways of avoiding inheritance tax are the best — especially when the law keeps changing

Never get into an airport taxi with a Kazakh who chatters like Borat

11 October 2006 3:54 pm

Never get into an airport taxi with a Kazakh who chatters like Borat

Why Google has already passed its peak

5 October 2006 8:48 am

The mighty search engine has gone from cool start-up to capitalist monster in record time — but its decline could be just as quick

Bear market strategies

4 October 2006 7:20 pm

Joanna Pitman explains how wealth can be stored in your children’s toy cupboard

Where’s the beef? What Cameron has to do to win the business vote

27 September 2006 5:13 pm

Simon Nixon says the Conservatives should start saying a lot more about tax cuts and deregulation and a lot less about ‘work–life balance’

Secret admirers: Frogs and rosbifs

27 September 2006 5:06 pm

Secret admirers: Frogs and rosbifs

Britain is not America’s economic poodle

27 September 2006 5:00 pm

Irwin Stelzer argues that in trade and finance, Anglo–US relations are surprisingly well balanced