Danger ahead: P2P lending in the US

Credit quality of some loans is triggering concerns

How to ease the strain on UK pensions

The Tata case poses a question that has an unlikely but obvious answer

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Silicon Valley in slugfest with Europe

Continent’s failure to create homegrown platforms has become a source of political risk for US tech companies

Dawn breaks on Finland’s tech scene

Nokia and Angry Birds have lightened the national mood but only in a modest way

Buying Chinese bonds brings political risk

Fosun and Kaisa show why defaults are hard to predict

Banks need customers to fight cyber crime

If you left £50 on your doorstep, would you expect a bank refund?

Piketty has last laugh on pay inequality

Economist is finding unexpected allies — stock market investors

Mixed signals on future for Android

Changing legal and regulatory climate will be key for software

VW’s board needs to look in the mirror

Carmaker’s supervisory board lacks independence and outside views

China’s richest man considers joining equity exodus

Dalian Wanda’s ‘take-private’ points to growing Chinese dissatisfaction with stock market options

Secondary market deals of prime concern

Early sales of private equity stakes under spotlight

Lending Club drifts from founding vision

The doyen of P2P has been rattled by a very Wall Street fuss

News groups should beware Facebook tie-ups

Publishers are making more content available to closed platforms — but at a cost

Sino-Russian gas deal: smoke without fire

Chinese banks’ $12bn loan for project unlikely to herald a rush

Japan’s employees need to be outward bound

Overseas M&A exposes companies’ lack of international experience

Time to curb the madness of executive pay

The €6m given to VW’s former boss illustrates reward for failure

Tesla looks to its defining iPhone moment

Elon Musk is going for broke with extravagant new production plans

Eurostar sale takes taxpayers for a ride

Deal was dictated by political expediency and made no financial common sense

China’s debt-for-equity swaps are a mess

Delaying the inevitable simply means more pain at a later date

Sovereign risk system needs reforming

At the European finance ministers meeting the Dutch proposed more realistic risk weights


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