Unless we can reverse this financialisation and create a healthier basis for growth, the prospects for working people look grim.
What has Sony said about its revised forecasts?
With global Islamic investments expected to hit over £1.3 trillion next year, and Islamic finance accounting for only 1 per cent of all global finance the UK Government is right to identify Islamic finance as a key growth area.
The question of degrees, earnings and careers is a common one. But which subjects did the world's wealthiest individuals take at university, and how did it help them?
According to research released this month by Morgan Stanley, global wine production is decreasing, but we’re guzzling more and more of the stuff.
China, Vietnam, Malaysia, Taiwan, the Philippines, Indonesia and Brunei have all staked competing claims over the 11 billion barrels of oil and 190 trillion cubic feet of natural gas that have yet to be tapped in the South China Seas.
Democratic control over quantitative easing would be a welcome first step to my kind of revolution, writes Stewart Cowley.
LinkedIn wants its users to hand over their email experience, worrying many that security concerns have not been addressed.
A masterpiece of reverse engineering.
It's hard to believe in the economy's so-called recovery when 2.5m remain unemployed and 1.5m are stuck in part-time jobs because they can't find full-time work. So how do we get growth beyond the Square Mile?
How is the economy fairing?
Research has found that companies whose boards were made up of at least a third by women are 42 per cent more profitable - it makes perfect sense.
After selling the company he co-founded in 2008 for $850million, Michael Birch bought it back this year for just $1m - but is it too late to save Bebo?
What has the government's response been?
In an epic reversal of fortunes, the Eurozone is starting to look like a safe haven to some.
There are lots of reasons to take an Executive MBA: gaining skills, confidence and discovering the direction your career should take. Hina Wadhwa and Dawn Bournand have the low down.
Leaves FTSE 100 with only two female CEOs.
Now that Silk Road has closed without any discernible damage to Bitcoin's value, maybe we can accept it's here to stay.
The infant formula maker halts nutrition awareness programme.
The struggling Canadian smartphone maker's latest move comes in the wake of recent job cuts and take-over bid.
Train your employees.
Consequences of the shutdown.
Samantha Asumadu, founder of Media Diversity UK, explains the background to its campaigns.
Prime Minister Enda Kenny makes the announcement at the Fine Gael party's annual conference
Urge lawmakers to increase borrowing limit
Foxconn has admitted that it has been forcing student interns to work overtime.
Biggest hit will be in the tourist sector.
They rose more then 38 per cent.