Yellen’s bias towards higher US rates

The Federal Reserve should be as open to cuts as to increases

Ken Fisher

Passive investors, a myth in this market

Who is capable of holding their nerve?

Clinton shifts tactics in debate

Sanders holds his own on foreign policy as Clinton attempts attack

Maersk stumble highlights sluggish trade

Some freight markets look weak, including air and dry bulk ships

Yellen keeps negative rates option open

Fed examines feasibility should global economy falter

George Washinton, Dollar

Debate begins on US negative rates

The Federal Reserve will need to play an astonishingly canny hand in coming weeks

BP offers positive global outlook

US producers expected to recover strongly after oil price rout

Yellen warns on global turbulence

Fed chair’s testimony will reduce rate rise expectations

Economic Outlook

Fed chair’s report to Senate is standout event

US jobs resilient despite global challenges

Wage growth accelerates even as labour market adds fewer jobs

Small but serious threat of US recession

Growth fears are overdone but Federal Reserve must be vigilant

Pharma holds key to US ratification of TPP

Obama’s Pacific trade deal ambitions hinge on Republican IP concerns

Risk of US recession low but rising

Mixed economic indicators have focused attention on employment

Fed official flags tight conditions

Expectations of rate rise at March meeting retreat amid market turmoil

Four takes on Fed fumble

A mistake can be many different things

Bring our elites closer to the people

One cause of disquiet is the sense that those at the top are corrupt, complacent and incompetent

Tech groups face data transfer scrutiny

EU agencies examining workarounds developed after ECJ struck down ‘safe harbour’ deal

US millennials caught in the parent trap

Home ownership among 18-34 year olds at its lowest since 1982

Hopes high for February market recovery

FT survey finds reasons to be cheerful amid gloom

Argentina resumes ‘holdout’ creditor talks

Macri’s election raises hopes of deal in decade-long dispute

The FT’s overview of key American economic data, including GDP, inflation, unemployment, consumer indicators, interest rates and mortgage rates