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    1. April 22, 2016

      China’s debt: not a cheap American copy

      The case for the prosecution: George Soros, who is considerably richer than you, says China’s debts remind him eerily...

    2. April 5, 2016

      FCA does big number to prove it is the font of financial wisdom

      If you want to get a message across, it helps to use a big, shouty number. The financial services industry learnt that...

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    1. March 11, 2016

      Book review: ‘Dark Money’, by Jane Mayer

      To many of their critics they are almost evil incarnate. The fabulously wealthy industrialists, Charles and David Koch,...

    2. February 26, 2016

      Sterling suffers hefty weekly loss on Brexit fears

      It has been a difficult week for sterling. A fall of 2.8 per cent to $1.3857 meant it had dropped to its lowest level...

    3. Fast FT

      February 26, 2016

      Top of the flops: context on sterling's week from hell

      Not the happiest week for the Queen’s pound. Sterling was putting in a bit of fight back on Friday morning in Europe,...

    4. Fast FT

      February 22, 2016

      The pound's sharpest falls — ranked

      The pound tumbled 1.8 per cent against the dollar on Monday, its biggest one-day drop since 2009, amid an increase in...

    5. February 19, 2016

      Kyle Bass, a sharpshooting short-seller

      I’ve been to Beijing twice, I don’t care to go back,” Kyle Bass says. “I’m OK with that.” The subprime-shorting, sniper...

    6. Fast FT

      February 19, 2016

      Moss Bros poaches new CFO from CharlesTyrwhitt

      Moss Bros, the veteran menswear brand once better known for wedding suit hire, has poached its new group finance...

    7. February 12, 2016

      Bank of England to launch new graduate programme

      Want to be a central banker? A bit less modelling and a few more war stories are on the agenda. Paul Fisher — the man...

    8. February 11, 2016

      Market fears are feeding on themselves

      This wasn’t supposed to happen. As world stocks at last lapsed into a bear market on Thursday, so currency and bond...

    9. February 11, 2016

      Negative US interest rates take banks through the looking glass

      A few days ago, I attended a financial conference with a large collection of some of the most powerful and savvy asset...

    10. February 1, 2016

      PBoC and traders play cat-and-mouse game

      If currency investors were in any doubt over how to characterise the renminbi’s rollercoaster drama last month — a...

    11. January 26, 2016

      China’s statistics chief Wang Baoan accused of corruption

      Wang Baoan, director of China’s National Bureau of Statistics, is suspected of “serious disciplinary violations,” the...

    12. January 26, 2016

      Bill Ackman falls out of all-time top hedge fund list

      Bill Ackman has fallen out of a list of the top 20 best-performing hedge fund managers of all time one year on from...

    13. January 26, 2016

      China mouthpiece warns Soros against shorting renminbi

      George Soros, the man who broke the Bank of England and, according to some, helped precipitate the Asian financial...

    14. January 1, 2016

      Seneca Capital latest hedge fund to close to outsiders

      Seneca Capital has become the latest hedge fund to remove external investors, as volatility and investor pressure in...

    15. December 11, 2015

      Douglas Tompkins, entrepreneur and conservationist, 1943-2015

      When he was accused of being a CIA agent bent on secretly stealing Argentina’s underground freshwater reserves, Douglas...

    16. November 26, 2015

      Argentina investors await Macri reforms

      After massive gains in Argentine stocks and bonds over the past two years, investors are beginning to wonder just how...

    17. November 8, 2015

      The week: November 9

      • Sir Michael Hintze, hedge fund tycoon and top Conservative party donor, was said to be close to donating a large sum...

    18. November 6, 2015

      Week in Review, November 7

      A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Facebook market cap tops $300bn as...

    19. FT Alphaville

      November 6, 2015

      Alphachat: Jon Stewart to HBO, Soros bails on Gross, tech for the aging, and our longform suggestions

      Alphachat is available on Acast, iTunes, and Stitcher. A quick housekeeping announcement: I’ll be away on sabbatical...

    20. November 3, 2015

      Even great investors can suffer bad luck

      The modern investor may feel about their fund manager much as Napoleon felt about his generals: plenty of them are...

    21. November 2, 2015

      Bill Gross loses $500m George Soros endorsement

      George Soros has pulled a $500m investment from Janus Capital that he pumped in last year as a powerful endorsement of...

    22. October 23, 2015

      Hedge funds’ move to become family offices is not entirely popular

      Being a billionaire hedge fund manager is not as much fun as it used to be. The 1990s, so legend has it, were a golden...

    23. FT Alphaville

      September 25, 2015

      Putting ESG risk into the market with Volkswagen

      ESG stands for Environment, Social, Governance. And it’s an increasingly big thing in the asset management world. The...

    24. August 4, 2015

      Scott Bessent quits Soros group to launch hedge fund

      Scott Bessent, chief investment officer of George Soros’s $30bn family office, is setting up on his own, in what will...

    25. June 26, 2015

      The Ideas Column: Bubble trouble

      A bumper sticker popular in Silicon Valley a decade ago implored: “Please God, Just One More Bubble.” The drivers got...

    26. June 25, 2015

      Investing in Spain’s luxury property market could pay dividends

      Before Spain’s property bubble burst there was a time when it might have appeared it was impossible to lose money...

    27. June 23, 2015

      Daniel Loeb joins fight for US jail reform

      It is hard to think of two more contrasting addresses than the Upper East Side apartment of a New York hedge fund...

    28. May 26, 2015

      Profits at a price in the world of hedge funds

      Why follow the investment herd when the sharpest minds in finance can make money for you whether markets go up or down?...

    29. FT Alphaville

      April 20, 2015

      Quoth the Raven steps out of the shadows

      When we first looked at pyramid scheme law, we set out to get away from the personalisation of the debate about the...

    30. March 27, 2015

      Too much excitement for all concerned

      One of my more exciting weeks as a journalist was spent covering the G7 and World Bank meetings in Hong Kong in the...

    31. March 19, 2015

      William Zabel: Lawyer to the rich has a civil rights past still relevant today

      I have barely sat down in William Zabel’s Manhattan office before he tells me he is a bit of a legal Jekyll and Hyde:...

    32. February 17, 2015

      British think-tanks ‘less transparent about sources of funding’

      British think-tanks are less transparent about their sources of funding than their European counterparts, with famous...

    33. January 19, 2015

      Macro managers seek return of volatility

      If the holy mantra of macro hedge fund managers is “don’t fight the Federal Reserve”, their investment performance of...

    34. January 7, 2015

      Save Ukraine to counter Russia, says Soros

      Billionaire investor George Soros has accused western leaders of dangerously miscalculating their strategy towards...

    35. December 15, 2014

      Midnight rate rise summons old spectres

      Whenever a central bank raises rates to defend its currency, it runs the risk of looking desperate — particularly if it...

    36. December 8, 2014

      FCC positions itself for recovery with backing of billionaires

      Other than their astronomical fortunes, what do Carlos Slim, George Soros and Bill Gates have in common? The answer is...

    37. November 24, 2014

      Carlos Slim in talks to buy stake in FCC

      Carlos Slim has become the third and latest billionaire to express interest in Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas,...

    38. November 20, 2014

      Bill Gross to manage $500m for George Soros

      If Bill Gross’s departure from Pimco marked the end of the era of the star fund manager, nobody told another star,...

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