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    1. FT Alphaville

      April 24, 2014

      When corporate credits fall out of the sky

      Paging Bruno Iksil. It’s well known that JPMorgan lost $6bn in its ill-fated “London Whale” investment. What is less known...

    2. February 9, 2014

      Dealmaking is back – up to a point

      This column goes to press early, so it is written without knowledge of whether we are upon another “Merger Monday”. Deals...

    1. January 28, 2014

      American Airlines swings to profit after merger

      Profits for the companies that merged last month to form the new American Airlines Group improved nearly fivefold in 2013...

    2. December 9, 2013

      American chief pledges efficient merger

      The chief executive of the new American Airlines promised to complete the airline’s merger with US Airways quickly and...

    3. November 13, 2013

      US Airways-AMR deal flies past antitrust hurdles

      When the US Department of Justice announced in August it was seeking a complete block on US Airways’ proposed $11bn merger...

    4. November 12, 2013

      Settlement unlocks US Airways-AMR $11bn deal

      US Airways expects to go ahead with its $11bn merger with American Airlines’ bankrupt parent company as early as next month,...

    5. November 4, 2013

      US air merger prospects brighten

      Prospects for the planned merger of US Airways and American Airlines’ parent company brightened considerably after Eric...

    6. October 22, 2013

      Buoyant Delta earnings leap by a third

      Shares in Delta Air Lines, one of the US’s two big legacy airlines by sales, climbed more than 4 per cent after it announced...

    7. October 7, 2013

      UBM and Informa chiefs to quit

      Five years after UBM and Informa aborted a planned merger to create a business-to-business media group worth £3bn, the chief...

    8. October 2, 2013

      Monsanto falls on fourth-quarter loss

      Monsanto shares fell on Wednesday as the world’s largest seed company reported a fourth-quarter loss that was wider than...

    9. September 11, 2013

      Apple fall weighs on US technology stocks

      A slide in Apple weighed on technology stocks on Wednesday, leaving the wider US equity market mixed. Apple shares were down...

    10. August 18, 2013

      Chief of Virgin Atlantic fuels profit hopes in joint venture

      The new chief executive of Virgin Atlantic Airways has expressed a “high” level of confidence that the UK airline can return...

    11. August 16, 2013

      Week in Review, August 17

      A round-up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Corporate person in the news: Tim...

    12. August 16, 2013

      Nordstrom sales suffer as shoppers’ budgets shrink

      Nordstrom fell after the department store chain joined the growing list of consumer companies reporting lower-than-expected...

    13. August 14, 2013

      Criticism of DoJ decision to block US Airways/AMR merger

      The US Department of Justice’s decision to try to block the merger of US Airways and AMR Corporation was “very wrong” and...

    14. August 14, 2013

      US airlines are ‘hyper-competitive’, trade group insists

      The airline industry remains “hyper-competitive” and airfares are a bargain, the US industry’s main trade body said a day...

    15. FT Alphaville

      August 13, 2013

      The Closer

      FURTHER FURTHER READING - North American energy scene keeps getting more interesting. - The aging of America, animated. -...

    16. August 13, 2013

      Department of Justice takes wind from under airlines’ wings

      As they negotiated their complex merger plan last year, Doug Parker and Tom Horton, the chief executives respectively of US...

    17. August 13, 2013

      Yum Brands hit by poor Chinese sales

      US markets continued a slow downward trend as Yum Brands fell on new sales data that showed its Chinese business continued...

    18. August 13, 2013

      DoJ sues to block US Airways-AMR merger

      Plans to create the world’s largest airline by sales hit a potentially fatal complication on Tuesday when the US’s...

    19. August 13, 2013

      Wall St rebounds after Fed president comments

      Tuesday 21 :15 BST. Global investors welcomed positive economic data from the US and Europe but the optimism was blighted by...

    20. July 18, 2013

      World Trade Center developer loses bid to sue airlines over 9/11

      The property developer behind New York’s World Trade Center will not be entitled to seek a $3.5bn payout from airlines whose...

    21. June 10, 2013

      American executives out in US Airways merger

      Nearly all of the senior executives of American Airlines are due to leave the company following its forthcoming merger with...

    22. June 4, 2013

      Delta rises as US stocks close lower

      US airlines were on a strong footing on Tuesday after Delta reported positive passenger and revenue numbers, while US...

    23. April 23, 2013

      Delta cuts capacity to remain in black

      Delta Air Lines, one of the US’s two biggest airlines by revenues, warned of a fall in demand in March and expected unit...

    24. April 16, 2013

      American Airlines grounds US fleet

      American Airlines halted its US flights for several hours on Tuesday after a problem with the airline’s reservation system....

    25. April 12, 2013

      AMR deal on the radar despite payoff ruling

      The bankrupt parent of American Airlines on Friday insisted it planned to press ahead with its merger with US Airways and...

    26. March 27, 2013

      AMR merger moves ahead on court approval

      The proposed merger between US Airways and AMR Corporation, American Airlines’ bankrupt parent, took a significant step...

    27. FT Alphaville

      March 19, 2013

      Humongous credit derivatives cake proves inedible

      As we wrote in our last post, the structured credit portfolio (SCP) that ended up costing JPMorgan some $6.2bn was probably...

    28. March 18, 2013

      AMR pay-off faces trustee objection

      The planned merger of US Airways and AMR Corporation, American Airlines’ bankrupt parent, has suffered a big blow after the...

    29. February 15, 2013

      Week in Review, February 16

      A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Corporate person in the news: Giuseppe...

    30. FT Alphaville

      February 14, 2013

      The Closer

      ROUND-UP FT markets round-up:“Disappointing European economic data crimped optimism about global growth prospects and...

    31. February 14, 2013

      US Airways / AMR: check the leg room

      It has been a first-class trip for US Airways shareholders. So why risk things now? Chief executive Doug Parker chased deals...

    32. February 14, 2013

      US stocks recover from initial drop

      US stocks edged higher on Thursday bolstered by another round of large deal announcements to finish at a five-year high. The...

    33. February 14, 2013

      US Airways and AMR must deliver on merger

      The deal to merge US Airways and AMR, the parent of American Airlines, brings to an end a long, personal struggle by Tom...

    34. February 14, 2013

      AMR seals $11bn merger with US Airways

      AMR Corporation, the bankrupt parent of American Airlines, and US Airways confirmed on Thursday plans to merge in a deal...

    35. February 10, 2013

      American and US Airways near tie-up

      American Airlines is putting the finishing touches to its merger with US Airways to create the biggest US carrier by...

    36. FT Alphaville

      January 22, 2013

      Positioning for credit losses, the JPMorgan way

      If it’s alright by you, FT Alphaville has a confession to make. This whole London Whale thing, the billions that JPMorgan...

    37. January 16, 2013

      AMR chief hails operating profit success

      Tom Horton, chief executive of AMR Corporation, the bankrupt parent of American Airlines, has said the company has made...

    38. FT Alphaville

      January 16, 2013

      The London Whale, an oral history

      It’s history, JPMorgan Task Force Report style. Or rather, it’s a mostly oral history, lacking in technical detail, and it’s...

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