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  1. November 29, 2013

    A Lone Star in the immigration debate

    Does America have too many immigrants? That is a question which sparks heated political debate in Washington. Little wonder....

  2. beyondbrics

    November 2, 2013

    The Weekender, November 2

    The week in emerging markets, including our most read, five things we have learned and some long reads for the weekend. Plus...

  1. September 26, 2013

    Isdafix probe leaves ICAP’s Spencer frozen in suspense

    The troubles of Michael Spencer, chief executive of ICAP, may be far from over. On Wednesday, the broking firm agreed a £55m...

  2. FT Alphaville

    September 20, 2013

    The paradox of over-production in a world of QE

    The Fed’s taper no-show this week resulted in a plethora of commentaries and articles flagging the risks of the world’s...

  3. May 5, 2013

    TV preview: Bankers, BBC2

    The old horror of “talking heads” once prevalent among television directors was always irrational. It depends on what the...

  4. March 29, 2013

    Poverty’s poor show in the media

    An actor recently left France after the government tried to raise rich people’s taxes. Gérard Depardieu moved to Belgium (to...

  5. February 8, 2013

    Why a fancy education doesn’t always pay

    Just how much does it cost to educate a child? I suggested to Cost Centre #2 the other day that thus far Mr M and I had...

  6. The World

    January 25, 2013

    Davos Day Three - press round-up

    Two days is apparently not enough for all the talking that needs to be done, so here we are entering Davos Day Three. But as...

  7. FT Tech Hub

    November 27, 2012

    FT Edits: The Amazon Economy - ebook out now

    As Silicon Valley has boomed, there has been a flurry of public scrutiny of Apple, Google, Microsoft and Facebook. But one...

  8. Money Supply

    September 10, 2012

    Another eurozone imbalance. Where are the female central bankers?

    Watching the panel discussion on BBC’s Newsnight programme after the ECB’s announcement of its Outright Monetary...

  9. FT Alphaville

    September 3, 2012

    Trucks of cash and empty New Drachma accounts

    That’s a couple of the examples of preparations that US companies are making for a Greek eurozone exit, according to the New...

  10. FT Long Short

    August 31, 2012

    Drawbacks of gold-backed bonds

    My colleague Gillian Tett wrote a nice column today on talk of using the gold reserves of struggling European countries to...

  11. FT Alphaville

    July 25, 2012

    Risk premium or deflation charge?

    FT contributing blogger Gavyn Davies recently wrote about the impact of what he called a disaster risk premia on bond yields...

  12. The World

    July 23, 2012

    In the picture: guns and the USA

    Rifles on display in a shop at Aurora, Colorado. (Getty) A gunman killed at least 12 people and injured 59 more when he...

  13. FT Alphaville

    June 13, 2012

    Jamie Dimon's CIO hindsight - Live!

    In hindsight, CIO’s traders did not have the requisite understanding of the risks they took… JPMorgan’s chief executive...

  14. The World

    June 6, 2012

    We wrote a book!

    Well, when I say ‘We’, I mean the Financial Times, and to be more specific, a group of Europe specialists who work at the...

  15. Martin Wolf's Exchange

    April 24, 2012

    Occupy Wall St and the taxation of high earnings

    “The share of total income going to the top 1 per cent of income earners has increased dramatically, from 9 per cent in 1970...

  16. April 17, 2012

    Attempting to impose oil panel pricing is risky

    From Mr Adrian Binks, Mr Christopher Flook and Mr Larry Neal. Sir, Gillian Tett draws false parallels between energy price...

  17. FT Alphaville

    April 13, 2012

    The 6am Cut London

    Asian equities rose on Friday morning after strong Thursday closes in Europe and the US. The relief at North Korea’s rocket...

  18. March 17, 2012

    Perhaps reporters’ testosterone levels need monitoring too

    From Prof Emanuel Derman. Sir, If, as Gillian Tett suggests, we should monitor traders’ hormones in the hope of avoiding...

  19. March 15, 2012

    Glowing wonder of an Anatolian epiphany

    Some films shouldn’t, by the laws of nature, exist. Once Upon a Time in Anatolia, a drama-thriller-whodunnit from...

  20. FT Alphaville

    March 9, 2012

    Pink picks

    Comment, analysis and other offerings from Friday’s FT, Samuel Brittan: This time they really may be ‘green shoots’ Although...

  21. FT Alphaville

    February 24, 2012

    Pink picks

    Comment, analysis and other offerings from Friday’s FT, Philip Stephens: Europe says goodbye to solidarity Some words are...

  22. FT Alphaville

    February 9, 2012

    Further further reading

    For the commute home, - The labour market in swing states has improved faster than in other states. - Barry Ritholz on why...

  23. FT Alphaville

    January 31, 2012

    Pink picks

    Comment, analysis and more from Tuesday’s FT, Gideon Rachman: Davos consensus ‘under siege’ Shocking as it may seem, the...

  24. The World

    January 25, 2012

    Income inequality comes out of the igloo at Davos

    By Gillian Tett When the World Economic Forum published its annual risk assessment report earlier this month, it featured a...

  25. The World

    January 24, 2012

    Introducing... the Davos rolling blog

    Workers clean the stage of the main Congress Hall in Davos on Tuesday. Photo: VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images The World...

  26. FT Alphaville

    January 13, 2012

    Pink picks

    Comment, analysis and other offerings from Friday’s FT, Samuel Brittan: The market still has no rivals Longer ago than I...

  27. FT Alphaville

    December 16, 2011

    Pink picks

    Comment, analysis and other offerings from Friday’s FT, Philip Stephens: The highs and lows of democracy The story of 2011...

  28. FT Alphaville

    December 9, 2011

    Please give generously - The FT's Christmas appeal

    Do you dream of discussing wine with Jancis Robinson, the FT’s wine correspondent, over lunch? Would you like a personal...

  29. December 2, 2011

    Let’s do lunch: Dine with an FT writer

    Bidding is now open for the FT’s auction of great lunches with great writers, in support of Sightsavers. The accompanying...

  30. FT Alphaville

    December 2, 2011

    Pink picks

    Comment, analysis and other offerings from Friday’s FT, Philip Stephens: This time they may save the euro Take a deep...

  31. FT Alphaville

    November 25, 2011

    Pink picks

    Comment, analysis, and other offerings from Friday’s FT, Martin Wolf: Why cutting fiscal deficits is an assault on profits...

  32. FT Alphaville

    October 28, 2011

    Pink picks

    Comment, analysis and other offerings from Friday’s FT, Philip Stephens: A return to the world of Hobbes Such hopes. Only...

  33. FT Alphaville

    October 21, 2011

    Pink picks

    Comment, analysis and other offerings from Friday’s FT, Roula Khalaf: Towards a new order in the Arab world An email from a...

  34. FT Alphaville

    October 6, 2011

    Further further reading

    For the commute home, - What’s Occupy Wall Street all about? - Same question, shorter answer. - There have been many, many,...

  35. FT Alphaville

    September 16, 2011

    Pink picks

    Comment, analysis and other offerings from Friday’s FT, Gillian Tett: This $2bn mess has uncanny historical echoes In May, I...

  36. FT Alphaville

    September 15, 2011

    Pink picks

    Comment, analysis and other offerings from Thursday’s FT, John Gapper: The conflict of interest in free news What did Tim...

  37. FT Alphaville

    September 9, 2011

    Pink picks

    Comment, analysis, and other offerings from Friday’s FT, Tim Geithner: What the world must do to boost growth The world...

  38. FT Alphaville

    September 2, 2011

    Pink picks

    Comment, analysis and other offerings from Friday’s FT, Gillian Tett: Get used to world without ‘risk free’ rate Earlier...

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