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# trading - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Barack Obama is delivering speeches on Wall St for $400,000

The former US president will appear tomorrow before a who’s who of the US healthcare industry.

# trading - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Varadkar tells US TV he's 'confused and puzzled' by Britain's trading plans Brexit This post contains videos

Varadkar tells US TV he's 'confused and puzzled' by Britain's trading plans

The Taoiseach also shared his thoughts on Donald Trump.

# trading - Friday 24 July, 2015

Couple who made over €1.8 million by trading with stolen bank details jailed

Benson was a member of an online criminal forum which helped people trading in stolen debit or credit card data.

# trading - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Timeline: How Nick Leeson brought down Barings Bank at the age of just 28

The original rogue trader’s ten minutes of infamy happened 20 years ago today

# trading - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Ballymun market 'in limbo' as shopping centre due to be demolished

Traders were “shocked and upset” when they heard the centre was to close.

# trading - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Explainer: Why the new challenger to Bitcoin is worth keeping an eye on

The new currency has been backed by Stripe, founded by the Limerick brothers Patrick and John Collison, but is it worth taking note of?

# trading - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

How did industrial action affect Aer Lingus' revenue?

The airline said that even though the first half of the year is traditionally loss-making, this year they saw an improvement.

# trading - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

NAMA redeems €2.5bn in bonds

National Asset Management Agency recently reported profits of €211m.

# trading - Monday 16 June, 2014

Apple approves first bitcoin trading app after policy change

Coin Pocket has become the first bitcoin trading app to be approved by Apple since it updated its App Store review guidelines.

# trading - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

He's walking 1400km from Rome to Paris but this €4.9bn rogue trader will be jailed

His walk is a “personal journey” aimed at bringing the message of Pope Francis’s November attack of the “tyranny” of financial markets.

# trading - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Candy Crush Saga makers plan to go public in €364 million IPO

King Digital Entertainment generated revenue of €1.36 billion in 2013, the majority coming from its flagship title, Candy Crush Saga.

# trading - Monday 10 February, 2014

Bitcoin price takes a hit as largest trader halts withdrawals

The price of one bitcoin has fallen from €676 to €451 after a software bug forces MtGox to halt all withdrawals on the site.

# trading - Friday 27 December, 2013

Retailers report busiest St Stephen's Day since start of the recession

One retailer said they had done 50 per cent of last year’s 26 December turnover in the first hour of trading yesterday.

# trading - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Tomorrow’s Marks & Spencer strike called off following talks

Management and unions will attend an emergency Labour Court hearing on Friday to try and end the dispute.

# trading - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

China now the biggest market for Bitcoin trading

The entire market value is now worth €4.15 billion after a surge in trading earlier this week.

# trading - Thursday 19 September, 2013

JP Morgan Chase admits wrongdoing and is fined $920 million

The firm were found guilty of “breaking a cardinal rule of corporate governance”.

# trading - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

This is how the markets reacted to fake news tweet

The tweet erroneously said there had been two explosions at the White House and President Barack Obama was injured.

# trading - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

B&Q Athlone store to remain open after negotiation on lease terms

The store currently employs 45 people and will remain open subject to a successful outcome to examinership.

# trading - Friday 1 February, 2013

Mandate seeks urgent meeting with B&Q management

Mandate said it was relieved to hear that the stores will continue trading.

# trading - Friday 19 October, 2012

EU Court of Justice bans 'pay to claim your prize' promotions

Marketers will no longer be allowed to tell consumers that have “won” a prize only to ask them to incur a cost for collection.

# trading - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Noonan rejects Tobin tax over fear of jobs losses Tobin Tax This post contains videos

Noonan rejects Tobin tax over fear of jobs losses

The Finance Minister said Ireland would not adopt the tax unless Britain also did – over fears Irish jobs could be lost to London.

# trading - Thursday 20 September, 2012

City Council plans to limit Smithfield horse fair to twice a year

The traditional fair – which has seen violent scenes recently – is currently held every month, but could now be under threat.

# trading - Monday 27 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Monday Need To Know This post contains videos

The Evening Fix: Monday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

# trading - Friday 17 August, 2012

Facebook shares hit an all-time low

The social networking giant’s stock traded as low as $20 before bouncing back slightly yesterday.

# trading - Saturday 21 July, 2012

Travel company goes out of business

Thousands of families who have pre-paid for holidays are at risk of being left out of pocket after the travel company announced an immediate cease of trading.

# trading - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Spanish borrowing costs hit record level

Moody’s downgraded Spanish debt to within one notch of ‘junk’ status yesterday.

# trading - Sunday 10 June, 2012

Manhole covers and memorial plaques: what's being stolen in the recession?

And what’s being done to prevent it?

# trading - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Euro falls amid concerns over Spanish debt and falling economic sentiment

Euro trading lower against US dollar.

# trading - Monday 30 April, 2012

Column: There IS white collar crime here - it's just that no-one is jailed for it

This week, regular columnist Nick Leeson says that Ireland technically doesn’t have white collar crime – but only because no-one is being properly punished for bad business actions.

# trading - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

Mortgage arrears continue to increase, says BOI

Bank report for first quarter of 2012 says that residential property prices don’t appear to have “fully stabilised”.

# trading - Monday 19 March, 2012

Column: Could we learn something from India's banking ethics?

The culture of ‘profit at any cost’ appears to be on the wane in Mumbai, where Nick Leeson has been studying the market – but he’s wondering if the idea of ethics in banking is just ticking a box.

# trading - Monday 12 March, 2012

From The42 Budget concerns: NFL set salary cap at $120.6 million Let's Get Fiscal

Budget concerns: NFL set salary cap at $120.6 million

The horse trading can begin now that each NFL franchise knows what money it has to play with.

# trading - Monday 16 January, 2012

Markets dip over eurozone worries after S&P downgrades

The ratings agency said it doesn’t believe European leaders are doing enough to tackle the ongoing crisis.

# trading - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

Euro falls to 11-month low against dollar

Investor concerns about the stability of the eurozone have yet to be allayed by EU moves to strengthen the currency’s support system…

# trading - Monday 28 November, 2011

Column: New CEO of AIB knows the tale of two islands

Former trader Nick Leeson writes that David Duffy should be up to the challenge of bringing AIB to heel – after all, Duffy oversaw the takeover of Barings Bank in Singapore, the very bank brought down by Leeson’s actions.

# trading - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

Column: Confused about what will happen to the euro? Everyone is.

Former trader Nick Leeson speaks to those working at the heart of financial markets and finds that uncertainty and confusion is thwarting a move forward.

# trading - Monday 3 October, 2011

Asian markets fall on Greek debt fears as eurozone inflation hits 3 per cent

The eurozone inflation jump suggests the ECB may hold off on cutting interest rates this week.

# trading - Saturday 24 September, 2011

UBS chief resigns over rogue trader's $2.3 billion loss

Head of Switzerland’s biggest bank steps down after a London-based trader allegedly cost the bank billions in authorised trading.

# trading - Friday 19 August, 2011

European markets have worst trading day in two years

On the back of yesterday’s sharp drop, markets opened badly this morning.

# trading - Thursday 19 May, 2011

"Monstrous interest" in LinkedIn shares on first day of trading

The 95 per cent surge on the first day’s trading is seen as a good sign for other social networking companies.

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