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    1. November 24, 2014

      Liquidity puzzle lurks within bond funds’ extraordinary rise

      James Carville, in his time as adviser to former president Bill Clinton, was clear on how he would like to be reincarnated –...

    2. Off Message

      October 7, 2013

      Findings from the 'Republican Party Project'

      Yes, that is what it is called. But this report from Democracy Corps, the research and polling firm of James Carville and...

    1. September 10, 2013

      The power of the bond markets is a bluff waiting to be called

      James Carville, adviser to President Bill Clinton, once said that were he reincarnated, he would choose to return as the...

    2. Material World

      May 29, 2013

      Forget austerity; Europe loves luxury - but not to buy

      The ECCIA, that odd-acronym’d unified lobbying association for the luxury groups of Europe, just released a new survey about...

    3. January 18, 2013

      Whose dress will go to the ball?

      There are three big fashion events this week. It’s hard to know where a style-watcher should look: to Paris, where the...

    4. November 13, 2012

      Washington, not markets, calls the shots

      US politicians face formidable challenges putting the country’s public finances in order. One they have escaped is the sort...

    5. Material World

      October 15, 2012

      Outlets, Gen Z, Chinese power women - Bain's surprising luxury revelations

      Earlier today I wrote about the odd idea that came to me after reading Bain’s 11th Luxury Goods Market report, but now I’d...

    6. Material World

      October 5, 2012

      Call him Sir Bernard -- Arnault

      Forget Belgium; Bernard Arnault should follow a number of his compatriots and move to the UK. The small country to the north...

    7. October 4, 2012

      Tougher road for Obama after debate

      The optimism that had been building since late August among Democrats about Barack Obama’s chances of winning a second term...

    8. September 27, 2012

      Watch house prices, stupid, for US election risk

      Two decades ago, James Carville, the Democratic strategist, observed that it is “the economy, stupid” that matters in...

    9. September 3, 2012

      Obama campaign far from 2008

      When Barack Obama accepted the Democratic nomination for president in Denver in 2008, he did so on a stage set with Greek...

    10. January 4, 2012

      Iowa result generates Republican confusion

      The cliff hanger of the Iowa caucuses has produced a confusing kaleidoscope of mixed messages for Republicans that underline...

    11. FT Alphaville

      November 14, 2011

      Pink picks

      Comment, analysis and other offerings from Monday’s FT, Edward Luce: Mr President, it’s time to panic A few weeks ago,...

    12. November 13, 2011

      Mr President, it’s time to panic

      A few weeks ago, James Carville, the legendary manager of Bill Clinton’s 1992 campaign, had a choice word of advice for...

    13. November 11, 2011

      The bond market vigilantes are back

      If Silvio Berlusconi were to be given a second chance at life, he would – with apologies to James Carville – surely want to...

    14. November 11, 2011

      The end of identity politics

      When James Carville wrote, “It’s the economy, stupid,” on a sign in Bill Clinton’s campaign headquarters in 1992, his words...

    15. September 16, 2011

      Obama battles to revive his presidency

      More than a year out from the 2012 election, Barack Obama has hit the campaign trail, rushing from state to state before...

    16. September 15, 2011

      Embattled Obama takes blow to chin

      Special elections in the US – by-elections, as they are called in Britain – are easily over-interpreted, because local...

    17. FT Alphaville

      September 1, 2011

      Eurozone wars, or vigilante vs vigilante

      Bond vigilantes — per James Carville — are intimidating things. And no more so than in Europe. Rising bond yields in the...

    18. June 9, 2011

      Good servants can make bad masters

      The expression “good servants and bad masters” has been applied to so many things: technology, government officials,...

    19. Material World

      May 20, 2011

      Dominique Strauss-Kahn and the overcoat image problem

      How quickly a garment can turn against us. In the absence of any information other than rumour and old gossip, one of the...

    20. April 15, 2011

      Obama looks to independent voters

      Barack Obama is betting that his attack on the Republican deficit reduction plan, which he has derided as un-American, will...

    21. December 10, 2010

      Reading between the bond yields

      Bill Clinton’s campaign manager, James Carville famously mused that he would like to be reincarnated as the bond market – so...

    22. October 29, 2010

      Southern Democrats face rout

      Gene Taylor, a Democratic lawmaker from Mississippi, this week issued what was perhaps the loudest alarm bell of his party’s...

    23. July 14, 2010

      Asian players are a worry for eurozone

      Back in the 1990s, James Carville, US Democratic party strategist, declared that in his next life he wanted to be...

    24. June 3, 2010

      Americans want a less remote daddy

      Clive Crook: Commentators here are achieving something close to all-faction consensus over Barack Obama's oil-spill...

    25. June 3, 2010

      Oil major now faces public relations disaster

      On Tuesday evening Tony Hayward, BP's chief executive, was having dinner in a New Orleans restaurant with Thad Allen, the...

    26. June 2, 2010

      BP faces public relations disaster

      On Tuesday evening Tony Hayward, BP’s chief executive, was having dinner in a New Orleans restaurant with Thad Allen, the...

    27. May 31, 2010

      Political friendships are tested to the limit in Louisiana

      Congressman Charlie Melancon was moved to tears in the House last week when he described the plight of his Mississippi delta...

    28. May 30, 2010

      Political friendships are tested in Louisiana

      Congressman Charlie Melancon was moved to tears in the House last week when he described the plight of his Mississippi delta...

    29. May 29, 2010

      Louisiana locals pour scorn on 'Mr Wayward'

      Ask people in Louisiana for opinions on BP's response to the oil spill and you will hear some blunt remarks about Tony...

    30. May 29, 2010

      Louisiana locals pour scorn on quietly spoken geologist

      Ask people in Louisiana for opinions on BP's response to the oil spill and you will get some blunt remarks about Tony...

    31. May 29, 2010

      Louisiana locals pour scorn on ‘Mr Wayward’

      Ask people in Louisiana for opinions on BP’s response to the oil spill and you will get some blunt remarks about Tony...

    32. February 16, 2010

      Strange ambition

      From Ms Mary Ellen Synon. Sir, It wasn’t Bill Clinton who made that remark about being reincarnated as the bond market...

    33. January 27, 2010

      US voters clearly want moderation

      From Mr John Sivolella. Sir, Perhaps the sun in the Seychelles has affected him, but James Carville renders unsound advice...

    34. January 24, 2010

      Democrats need to learn the blame game

      The most exciting spectator sport in American politics is in full swing in Washington following last Tuesday’s...

    35. December 24, 2009

      Our wall of gilts is casting a long shadow over 2010

      The markets just gave the Bank of England a Christmas present. After a year spent twitching, sometimes wrongly, at the...

    36. December 23, 2009

      On London: Gilts cast shadow over 2010

      The markets just gave the Bank of England a Christmas present. After a year spent twitching, sometimes wrongly, at the...

    37. November 11, 2009

      The Short View

      Borrowing costs of 1.45 per cent hardly sound onerous but in the case of Japan, a sharp rise in bond yields to that level...

    38. November 10, 2009

      Short View: Sharp rise in JGB yields

      Borrowing costs of 1.45 per cent hardly sound onerous but in the case of Japan, a sharp rise in bond yields to that level is...

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