Borders and budgets could lay Europe low

Unrest over sovereignty issues risks pushing EU to the point of no return

From the blogs

Through his temporary disappearance, North Korea’s leader has enticed others to engage with him
– Kurt Campbell
A marked drop in inflation expectations has been built into the bond market right across the world
– Gavyn Davies
Renewed Fed intervention would deliver insufficient growth while making the subsequent market correction more dangerous
– Mohamed El-Erian

Britons have little cause for miserablism

The country is now richer, freer, more roundly envied. Yet all talk is of decline

Obama’s moonshot probes our minds

It is our brains that make us who we are today and shape who we will become, says Anjana Ahuja

A challenge to the old guard of finance

The IMF’s is able to assess countries’ financial and macroeconomic policies, writes Eswar Prasad

Energy policy should listen to the market

Politicians think they know the answers – and leave consumers paying, writes Dieter Helm

FT Editorial

A bittersweet rebirth for India’s Jews

Mumbai’s Jewish community is small but resilient, writes James Crabtree

Ebola highlights Nigeria’s potential

Nation faces battle against corruption and Islamist insurgency

Pick fund managers with skin in the game

What if there was a way to identify market beaters in long run?

Market nerves do not portend global slump

Negative focus colours interpretation of economic data

Matt Kenyon
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Jimmy Carter flashback – US midterms malaise

Leaders do not lead. Institutions repeatedly fail and no one seems to be held accountable

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