Stephen Foley: Shareholders should get a bonus, too

The top shareholders at Goldman Sachs are getting restive, it is reported ? and not before time. While the great vampire squid has been trumpeting the…

Stephen Foley: Would you care if AOL were to disappear?

There is way too much internet. Or, to put it another way, there are more people and corporations creating ever more content for the web than can poss…

James Murdoch signals reduced role for his family’s newspapers

Author: By Stephen Foley, Associate Business Editor Rupert Murdoch, son of an Australian newspaper owner, built News Corp into one of the most formidi…

Exclusive: Ashcroft’s bank lent millions to disgraced premier

Author: By Stephen Foley in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Lord Ashcroft’s British Caribbean Bank (BCB), which is run locally by his son Andre…

BoE chief backs ‘catastrophe insurance’

Author: By Stephen Foley, Associate Business Editor Paul Tucker, the Bank’s deputy governor for financial stability, said the idea could provide…

Stephen Foley: America on bailout red alert again

You can’t put a price on the change in consumer and business confidence that has come about because property prices have arrested their decline….

Obama set to press China on currency revaluation

Author: By Stephen Foley in New York While the long-running dispute between the US and China over the value of the Chinese currency is expected to be …

Diet drug launch by man who took a dose of his own medicine

Author: By Stephen Foley in New York The executive in charge of promoting GlaxoSmith-Kline’s weight-loss wonderdrug, Alli, can supply his own &#…

Republican leaders break ranks with McCain

Author: By Stephen Foley in New York And as disputes raged within the McCain camp yesterday, Democrats took another symbolic step towards healing the …

Group of US banks taps investors for $6bn

Author: By Stephen Foley in New York Three banks which had been given a clean bill of health by the Treasury department, and were therefore not requir…