Jeff Bezos rocket wins safe return race

Amazon’s founder’s group beats Elon Musk to successful test

Online retailer raises $350m

Funding puts $1.5bn value on website that plans to take on Amazon

States warn US climate plan is illegal

West Virginia and Texas stage intervention ahead of Paris summit

France will live under terror threat for ‘years’

French PM vows to clamp down on jihadis

Calpers’ PE performance fees hit $3.4bn

US pension plan has reaped $24bn profits since PE scheme started

Coca-Cola’s science officer retires

Drinks group has faced criticism over links to anti-obesity group

Microsoft enters Myanmar minefield 

Client company founder denies links with drugs trade

Canada delays plan for Syrian refugees

Scheme will give priority to women, families and gay individuals

Political risk clouds Pfizer-Allergan deal

Transaction is seen as vulnerable to change in ‘tax inversion’ law

US third-quarter growth revised higher

Strong economic momentum boosts Fed case for rate rise next month

New HP duo disappoint on forecast debut

Guidance issued for the first time since October split

Comment & Analysis

Corporate tax: The $240bn black hole

The $21bn tax savings from Pfizer’s merger with Allergan make need for US to close loopholes more urgent

Hedge funds’ oil shorts reach 2015 peak

Bets on further pressure on crude build ahead of Opec meeting

Rolls Royce engines

Rolls-Royce: limits of ignorance

Jet engine maker is still awaiting its moment of clarity

Best comments from our readers

"Humanity is not so grand as the term 'clash of civilizations' implies. There is simply a petty struggle for power within and between nation states, with aspiring leaders using the easiest means necessary to garner attention and support."
By Civilization on Do Paris terror attacks highlight a clash of civilisations?

"If Richard Branson (without having had his successes) sought a job in a large corporation or prof services firm they'd laugh him out of the interview. 'Where's your MBA...?' they would scream and be glad they turned him away. Such is the ignorance of not seeing the wood for the trees."
By Etranger on Headhunters and CEOs are less valuable than they think

Market-moving news and views, 24 hours a day

Sorry, Fast FT is unavailable at the moment


Enter job search