The oil giant is bowing to pressure exerted by shareholders and the authorities as it tries to catch up with its competitors.
New research suggests mini-crashes, in which the price of a single stock or commodity temporarily goes haywire, may be unstoppable.
Instead, we need to burn the entire system of financial regulation to the ground and replace it with something that supports investing the way it's done today.
As the New York Stock Exchange marks 200 years since its official formation, investors are wondering whether the surging stock market is a 'Trump bump' or more like a lemon.
Investors have given Donald Trump the thumbs up, so far, but trader sentiment can't be guaranteed.
The world's most famous stock index just broke 20,000 for the first time. Here's why it doesn't really matter.
A common Wall Street adage claims: 'As January goes, so goes the year.' What does that mean for investors as stocks look set to end President-elect Trump’s first month in office higher?
How is it possible that an African country whose currency is one of the top 20 most traded in the world only has the 33rd biggest economy?
Behavioural economics can explain why stock markets have been so closely following the price of oil.
The democratisation of finance isn't going quite to plan.
Disneyland Paris has lost money every year but one since it opened. So why doesn't Disney shut it down?
Whenever speculation grew louder that the Federal Reserve would lift its target interest rate this year, stocks took a dive. Here's why.
The trick is to trade on companies linked to the news, not those in the news.
Deep soils store more carbon than previous estimates have suggested. Researchers took extensive samples down to 40 metres…