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  1. FT Alphaville

    September 5, 2014

    Further reading

    Elsewhere on Friday, - Koons’ work as the apotheosis of Walmart. - Goldman just says “vice president” to be polite. - A...

  2. beyondbrics

    July 10, 2014

    Two Chinese state behemoths fight - who will win?

    Two of China’s stodgiest state-controlled entities locked horns this week as state broadcaster CCTV accused a major state...

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  1. beyondbrics

    July 2, 2014

    New York morning espresso

    ** FT News ** * Macau passes Switzerland in wealth tables | Chinese gamblers have helped catapult Macau past the central...

  2. FT Alphaville

    June 26, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Why the vultures aren’t the big problem: Joseph explains why the pari passu saga’s...

  3. FT Tech Hub

    November 15, 2013

    Pinterest lets pins loose around the web

    Pinterest, the online scrapbook recently valued at $3.8bn, will allow companies including Walmart, Nestle and Random House...

  4. beyondbrics

    October 24, 2013

    Mexico is still Cemex's Achilles' heel

    So much for cementing a recovery. Cemex, the Mexican cement company that is one of the biggest in the industry in the world,...

  5. FT Alphaville

    October 24, 2013

    The 6am London Cut

    Markets: Australian equities were outperforming in an otherwise gloomy session in the Asia-Pacific region. (Financial Times)...

  6. beyondbrics

    October 18, 2013

    New York headlines

    * China reverses first-half slowdown * Indian stocks close in on three-year high * Venezuela devaluation seen as on cards *...

  7. FT Alphaville

    October 18, 2013

    The 6am London Cut

    Markets: Accelerating economic growth in China coupled with a fresh all-time high for the S&P 500 brightened sentiment...

  8. FT Alphaville

    October 17, 2013

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Dan looks at the record of Neil Woodford — the greatest British investor ever? NEWS...

  9. FT Alphaville

    October 9, 2013

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    FT ALPHAVILLE We’ve got a full Yellen nomination reading round-up — and on the debt ceiling front, David ponders those...

  10. beyondbrics

    September 26, 2013

    Bangladesh: still the big garment hope, for now

    Garment makers are set to stay in Bangladesh despite poor factory safety and worker unrest, according to a survey of 29...

  11. September 26, 2013

    Asda and Tesco ditch ‘staggeringly offensive’ Halloween costumes

    Asda and Tesco have removed their “mental health patient” and “psycho ward” Halloween costumes after campaigners labelled...

  12. September 25, 2013

    JC Penney short sellers put pressure on shares

    JC Penney shares continued a nightmarish year on Wednesday while the Russell 2000 index of small-cap stocks hit an intraday...

  13. September 17, 2013

    A fixation on liquidity is not healthy for financial markets

    The need for liquidity is a mantra among those who organise and regulate the financial system. To say that a proposal will...

  14. September 13, 2013

    Whole Foods targets low-income market in Chicago’s mean streets

    Three years from now, the vacant site at the corner of 63rd and Halsted in the poverty-stricken Englewood neighbourhood on...

  15. beyondbrics

    September 9, 2013

    Call this the Peña Nieto food tax fillip...

    Mexico’s major food producers and retailers were among the biggest gainers on the country’s benchmark IPC stock index on...

  16. August 28, 2013

    Amazon takes tax fight to Supreme Court

    Jeff Bezos’s Amazon is taking a high-stakes legal battle to the US Supreme Court, hiring one of Washington’s most prominent...

  17. August 28, 2013

    Asia: Storm defences tested

    These days it seems practically everything is made in Asia. Everything, that is, apart from economic crises. For the moment,...

  18. 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...

  19. August 16, 2013

    US consumer confidence ebbs from highs

    Confidence among US consumers dropped in August from a six-year high as Americans braced for higher interest rates and...

  20. August 15, 2013

    Cisco leads Wall Street sell-off

    US equities sold off broadly on Thursday with IT equipment maker Cisco down after warning on global demand and cutting 5 per...

  21. August 4, 2013

    Church’s Wonga debacle shows need for portfolio scrutiny

    The archbishop of Canterbury’s recent condemnation of payday lending followed by news that the Church of England is...

  22. August 2, 2013

    Maurice Lévy: not ready to face his swansong

    For someone who adores the spotlight, there can have been fewer sweeter moments for Maurice Lévy than when he entered a...

  23. beyondbrics

    August 2, 2013

    India FDI in retail: what's changed?

    India has long struggled with its rules on foreign direct investment, especially in retail. There have been street protests...

  24. beyondbrics

    July 25, 2013

    Walmex: showing cracks?

    Mexico’s growth might not have been as bright as hoped for in May, according to figures out earlier but Walmex, the...

  25. beyondbrics

    July 24, 2013

    Walmart in India: a little less local?

    Yet another glitch in the Indian government’s attempt to attract foreign direct investment. Walmart, the world’s biggest...

  26. beyondbrics

    July 16, 2013

    London headlines

    * GSK is test case in China’s rules laboratory * McDonald’s to bring Big Mac to Vietnam * Chinese workers find jobs still...

  27. July 8, 2013

    Bangladesh factories face inspections after safety deal

    Bangladeshi factories making clothes for 70 mostly European multinationals will be inspected over the next nine months under...

  28. July 3, 2013

    Retail: A difficult brief

    Not long after Marc Bolland became chief executive of Marks and Spencer in May 2010, he likened the high-street retailer to...

  29. June 27, 2013

    US to suspend Bangladesh trade privileges

    The Obama administration has decided to suspend trade privileges for Bangladesh, citing its poor labour standards after a...

  30. beyondbrics

    June 27, 2013

    New York headlines

    * PBoC hints at new status quo for China’s banks * Repsol rejects Argentina settlement over seizure of YPF * Zuma pulls out...

  31. beyondbrics

    June 27, 2013

    London headlines

    * PBoC hints at new status quo for China’s banks * Repsol rejects Argentina settlement over seizure of YPF * More economic...

  32. June 26, 2013

    High hopes for Obama’s second coming in Africa

    By their own admission US Africa envoys tend to spend most of their time fighting fires – preoccupied with troubled corners...

  33. June 23, 2013

    Follow the private equity road for profit in Africa

    Institutional investors that aim to play Africa’s domestic growth story by buying into the continent’s equity markets are...

  34. June 23, 2013

    Staying afloat as assets get stranded

    Stranded assets – assets that are unexpectedly or prematurely devalued, converted to liabilities or written off – are part...

  35. June 16, 2013

    The devastating cost of cheap outsourcing

    Retailers and their investors face a wake-up call as new findings flag up health and safety risks in the supply chain of...

  36. beyondbrics

    June 14, 2013

    Mexico's Walmex says adios to restaurant chain

    For years, investors and analysts have asked what Wal-Mart de México y Centroamérica, Mexico’s largest retailer, was doing...

  37. beyondbrics

    June 8, 2013

    The Weekender, June 7

    The week in emerging markets, with our most read stories, five things we have learned, and the week in a chart – this week:...

  38. June 7, 2013

    Walmart helps turn S&P 500 positive for week

    Walmart investors were buoyed by news of a fresh share buyback programme, as the S&P 500 surged ahead after a strong jobs...

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