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Kevin Feige: the nerd who made Marvel hot

Full immersion in the studio’s comic heritage helped the shy showman create box-office gold, writes Matthew Garrahan

From the blogs

If the world economy falls back into recession, we should be prepared with policy action to get it back on track
– Andrew Smithers
The lights are very unlikely to go out. But consumers will end up paying for an unnecessary failure of policy
– Nick Butler
The huge excess of savings over investment will drag Europe into a deflationary spiral
– Lorenzo Bini Smaghi

Mediterranean migrants test humanity

Letting refugees drown is an indecent policy, writes Paddy Ashdown

No FBI agent could write this column

Sleuths may use the web to trap criminals, but those in the media should not make it easy

Operatic outrage trumps pop or hip-hop

Unlike ‘Klinghoffer’, pop music is silent on topics other than sex, writes Ludovic Hunter-Tilney

Give debt the credit it deserves

Funds should be available to those who need them most, writes Nigel Dodd

Oil producers’ game of ‘chicken’

Expectations are in flux at the prospect of a world awash with crude, writes Izabella Kaminska

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Party on THE HIGH LINE and Summer Dinner...Donald Pels, Wendy Keys, Will Sahlman at Party on THE HIGH LINE and Summer Dinner High Line, NYC June 21, 2010 Patrick McMullan Picture by CLINT SPAULDING/

Donald Pels, telecoms entrepreneur, 1928-2014

Mobile mogul who brought airy new life to Manhattan

BoJ opts for fresh dose of shock and awe

Abenomics roars back as further monetary easing stuns investors

Be careful with that commissions axe

Making fund managers pay directly for research could backfire

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The party is ending for Latin America

The region is looking at a slowdown, but things could be worse, says John Paul Rathbone


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