Please enable Javascript to watch this video Business Insider UK spoke with Alexis Stenfors, author of “Barometer of Fear: An Insider’s Account of Rouge Trading and the Greatest Banking Scandal in History”, who explained why risk-taking can become so addictive. He said: “How can risk taking become addictive? Take a skydiver. why would you go […]

Embraer Embraer 1000E Hollywood Airship. For many, private jet ownership is an opportunity to flaunt their individuality.  This is especially true in the rarefied airspace of the ultra-large executive jet. As the biggest and the baddest private jets flying, owners of these converted airliners want to make their mega-dollar planes stand out from the crowd. This […]

Proterra Proterra’s Catalyst E2 bus. Electric bus startup Proterra just secured $ 55 million in a small financing round led by Generation Investment Management, an investment arm founded by former Vice President Al Gore in 2004. Proterra made headlines last September when it unveiled its Catalyst E2, a 40-foot-long bus with a range of 350 miles. The […]

A wave of new preventive migraine medications are on the horizon.  The migraine market is huge. An estimated 38 million Americans have migraines — and Dr. Eric Pearlman, a medical fellow at Lilly, one of the companies developing these treatments, told Business Insider that about 15 million of those migraine sufferers would be eligible for preventive treatment.  Migraines are a chronic […]

Parliament TV/Handout via REUTERS Retailer Philip Green speaks before Parliament’s business select committee on the collapse of British Home Stores which he used to own, in London, Britain June 15, 2016. LONDON — The collapse of BHS cost Sir Philip Green’s retail empire £26.4 million and declining sales at its High Street outlets, such as […]

LIV Sotheby’s International Realty John Hendricks, the founder of the Discovery Channel, is looking to part with his Colorado estate to the tune of $ 149 million. Dubbed West Creek Ranch, the nearly 7,000-acre property is situated mostly in Mesa County, Colorado, with parts in Grand County, Utah.  In addition to a 22,000-square-foot main house, […]

Plynk Plynk cofounders Charles Dowd, left, and Clive Foley. Dublin-based Money messaging app Plynk has raised €25 million (£21.7 million) from a Swiss investment trust, in what it claims is the biggest ever “Series A” investment for an Irish startup. Plynk says in a release that it is building an app which links to people’s […]

Vladimir Putin won’t be in Monaco for the Monaco Legend Auctions in July, but a piece of him will be. The Russian president will be offering his Patek Philippe 5208P, a watch at the top of the storied Swiss brand’s line. The 5208P is an extremely complicated watch with features like a minute repeater (the watch will chime on demand […]