Joe Cummings illustration - Jorge Paulo Lemann

Jorge Paulo Lemann, a lean, hungry mogul

A tennis star turned financier is slicing into America’s biggest consumer brands

From the blogs

“Technology is changing everything” may be a lazy phrase. But the things on show proved it
– Andrew McAfee
Macroeconomic shifts are slow-moving but can be hugely destabilising and costly
– The Exchange: Dambisa Moyo
The Saudi-led military intervention in Yemen is almost sure to be too little, too late
– The Exchange: Richard Haass

Goldman returns to political centre stage

With so many Goldmanistas related to top politicians, the cephalopod is again a big influence

Jonathan McHugh illustration
©Jonathan McHugh

The prince may soon steal Cameron’s crown

Those who think the Tories would not move against a sitting prime minister forget Thatcher’s fall

Greek morals and German maths

When an economy risks disintegration, facts and figures are a hard sell, says Nikolaus Blome

Video gaming has come of age

National Videogame Arcade is recognition of the creativity of games, writes Helen Lewis

FT Editorial

Deflation: the modern policy bogeyman

‘You cannot assume that falls in the price of goods and assets are the same . . . their impact can differ’

QE not to blame for all our economic ills

The argument that printing money is making us all poorer has two errors, says John McDermott

Ingram Pinn illustration

Confounded by China’s rise

British opportunism met with US fumbling

Wall Street’s finest head for the Valley

Ruth Porat’s move to Google from Morgan Stanley shows where the US economy’s power is going

Karmic payback for a crisis-hit UK city

Birmingham had a spring in its step before HSBC decided to move there, writes Jonathan Guthrie

Middle East faces decades of conflict

Situation in Yemen the latest in a region enmeshed in violent struggles, writes Richard Haass

The last bell tolls for the lethal injection

Pharmaceutical companies have become reluctant to be associated with state-sanctioned killing

Imprudence of advertising a dark past

A Moscow store has wisely pulled an ad depicting kids as KGB interrogators, says Courtney Weaver

Facebook parks tanks on YouTube’s lawn

Social network becomes increasingly popular with video publishers

Markets remain aloof to UK election risk

Investors are more concerned about global factors for now

Silicon Valley is seizing the customers

Instead of building for others, companies are doing more for themselves

Voters face a choice of cuts or more cuts

The next UK government will need to replace the rollercoaster with a smoother path

Missteps that could cost Greece the euro

Officials with little governing experience risk eroding their credibility, writes Mohamed El-Erian

The American century will survive the rise of China

Entropy is a greater challenge than Chinese growth, writes Joseph Nye

Israel’s outbreak of political sincerity

Netanyahu’s pre-election comments against a two-state solution have gone down badly



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