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    1. FT Alphaville

      October 24, 2014

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Friday, - Why Google’s autonomous car may never actually happen. - We can clone your dog for you wholesale. -...

    2. October 6, 2014

      Hyperoptic doubles size of broadband operations

      Hyperoptic, a British broadband provider backed by funds of George Soros, has more than doubled the number of homes that can...

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    1. FT year in finance 2011

      - There is little consensus on how to fix the banking system - Behind the scenes with...
    2. The Connected Europe

      While eastern and western Europe are in many ways more interconnected than ever, there...
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    1. September 26, 2014

      Wall Street meets its match in people power

      The protesters of Occupy Wall Street didn’t do it. The prosecutors and the regulators who have been poking around in the...

    2. September 22, 2014

      Universities to revamp economics courses

      Universities across four continents are rolling out a revamped economics curriculum, after students protested that...

    3. September 22, 2014

      Argentina appeals to a higher authority in fight with creditors

      Argentina’s battle with holdout creditors is taking on ever-broader dimensions as Cristina Fernández, the president, appeals...

    4. September 19, 2014

      Hedge funds: California calls time

      Few of the local workers who pay into the London borough of Camden pension scheme each month would have heard of Alan...

    5. September 12, 2014

      The billionaires bending American politics to their will

      The billionaire Koch family members, outspoken on a host of Republican causes, have lately begun discussing something...

    6. September 3, 2014

      Global giants head for court in Argentine assets wrangle

      The so-called “sovereign debt trial of the century” between Argentina and its holdout creditors came to an end earlier this...

    7. July 20, 2014

      J Christopher Flowers: after the storm, the deals

      J Christopher Flowers grimaces as he remembers what a “lonely place” it was to be a private equity investor specialising in...

    8. July 9, 2014

      Bharti Airtel to sell 3,100 telecom towers in infrastructure deal

      Bharti Airtel, the Indian telecoms group, will sell its towers network in four countries in Africa to Helios Towers, the...

    9. June 3, 2014

      Should business people go to university?

      Afriend and her 17-year-old daughter asked me for advice recently. The daughter wants to run a business, and isn’t sure if...

    10. May 21, 2014

      Helios Towers Africa seeks $500m for Bharti infrastructure sale

      Helios Towers Africa, the infrastructure company backed by funds of George Soros, Madeleine Albright and Jacob Rothschild,...

    11. May 5, 2014

      A futile war on drugs that wastes money and wrecks lives

      The war on drugs has been a $1tn failure. For more than four decades, governments around the world have pumped huge sums of...

    12. March 25, 2014

      Get your finances in order and stop blaming Germany

      It is perhaps surprising to hear people such as George Soros demand that “Germany should lead” in saving Europe’s monetary...

    13. March 21, 2014

      Business school profile: Central European University

      Small is beautiful, or so believe those at the Central European University business school in Budapest. But although the...

    14. March 14, 2014

      ‘The Tragedy of the European Union’

      The Tragedy of the European Union: Disintegration or Revival?, by George Soros with Gregor Peter Schmitz, Public Affairs...

    15. March 14, 2014

      US wades into Herbalife dust-up

      For more than a year, the question of the fundamental corporate legitimacy of Herbalife has been overshadowed by rival...

    16. March 12, 2014

      George Soros says euro most viable option for Scotland

      Billionaire investor George Soros has suggested that an independent Scotland would be better off joining the eurozone,...

    17. March 10, 2014

      Beny Steinmetz tests UK data laws in Global Witness dispute

      Should a campaign group that publishes information about alleged corruption have the same legal rights as journalists? That...

    18. February 28, 2014

      Soros and Paulson each take €92m bet on Spanish real estate

      George Soros and John Paulson are taking major stakes in the flotation of a Spanish property group, reflecting an increasing...

    19. FT Alphaville

      February 10, 2014

      The world's most successful hedge fund is not a hedge fund

      Well done George Soros, who ended last year $5.5bn richer than he began it thanks to the performance of his Quantum...

    20. February 9, 2014

      George Soros picks up $5.5bn as Quantum Endowment fund soars

      George Soros’s Quantum Endowment fund had its second-best year ever in dollar terms in 2013, adding $5.5bn to the...

    21. The World

      January 23, 2014

      Davos guest post: Syria finally on the agenda

      By Jasmine Whitbread, chief executive Save the Children The world has a habit of kicking off while Davis convenes and in...

    22. January 5, 2014

      New York state to allow medical use of marijuana

      New York is set to become the 21st US state to allow medical marijuana use amid expanding liberalisation of cannabis laws...

    23. January 3, 2014

      Spanish infrastructure: risk on

      These are trying times for the risk-hungry. Piling into dodgy assets, from low-graded bonds to biotech start-ups, has been a...

    24. FT Alphaville

      January 3, 2014

      The 6am London Cut

      Markets: The global retreat in equity markets continued on Friday, with bourses weakening across Asia-Pacific. Hong Kong’s...

    25. January 2, 2014

      George Soros buys stake in Spanish construction group FCC

      George Soros has bought a stake in Spain’s FCC, becoming the second prominent international investor after Microsoft...

    26. December 16, 2013

      Transition delayed

      Eastern and western Europe are in many ways more interconnected than ever. Raw materials, components and finished goods,...

    27. November 29, 2013

      Alpha Condé, president of Guinea, embodies hopes for reform

      Foreign powers have a lot riding on the 75-year-old former Sorbonne law professor who runs Guinea. For the west, Alpha Condé...

    28. FT Alphaville

      November 21, 2013

      China, Bitcoin and the EM transfer problem

      A common criticism of the secular stagnation and post-scarcity theory is that it is contradicted by the fact that...

    29. FT Alphaville

      November 8, 2013

      The Herbalife buy case

      This could be a four word post – Bill Ackman is wrong – but for reasons that we’ll explain here and in the next post, the...

    30. October 30, 2013

      Entrepreneurs given a business plan

      When asked about their career ambitions, one in four UK secondary school pupils say they want to run their own company....

    31. October 20, 2013

      Caxton chief warns on brinkmanship damage to US

      One of the hedge fund industry’s most successful money managers has warned that dysfunction in Washington has damaged the US...

    32. FT Alphaville

      October 17, 2013

      The greatest pound for pound investor you ever saw

      Where then should Neil Woodford lie in the pantheon of great investors? The UK’s superstar investor has run the Invesco...

    33. FT Alphaville

      September 25, 2013

      Herbalife and the FTC

      Which was your favourite Herbalife moment this year? The billionaire playground spat, an inside trading auditor, the dubious...

    34. August 29, 2013

      Hedge funds should invest in smoother handovers

      This summer Glenn Dubin, the co-founder of the hedge fund Highbridge Capital Management, has been kicking back – a bit. The...

    35. August 16, 2013

      Activist investing – big beasts

      While the rest of us sit in our mega-yachts off Formentera or party in the Hamptons, the world’s most famous investors are...

    36. August 4, 2013

      Hedge funds copy Soros’s regulatory sidestep

      New York and London-based hedge fund managers are returning external money to investors and restructuring as family offices...

    37. August 1, 2013

      Caxton reopens hedge fund to new investors

      Caxton Associates, one of the world’s most profitable hedge fund managers, has reopened its main fund to new investors in...

    38. July 31, 2013

      Herbalife boosted by reports of Soros stake

      Herbalife shares jumped to a fresh 12-month high on Wednesday following reports that billionaire investor George Soros had...

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