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  1. January 25, 2013

    Eyes left: a day out with Google

    I am cycling through central London, and Google is talking to me. An earphone squeezed under my helmet is wired to my phone,...

  2. June 24, 2012

    China conglomerate Fosun to scour for deals with $1bn fund

    Fosun International, China’s largest private conglomerate by revenue, is seeking investment partners as it prepares to set...

  1. August 10, 2011

    Ten Questions - Olivia Albrecht

    Olivia Albrecht is an MBA graduate from Columbia Business School in the US. While at the school she was chairwoman of the...

  2. October 28, 2010

    Perks downgrade

    As BA directors Lady Kingsmill and Jim Lawrence prepare to embark on the board of IAG – the holding company for the merged...

  3. September 27, 2010

    Snow and Alierta on board at BA-Iberia

    John Snow, the former US Treasury secretary, and César Alierta, Telefónica chairman, are joining the board of International...

  4. April 8, 2010

    Meeting hints at deal on currency

    Charles Schumer, US senator for the state of New York, is threatening legislation to punish China for manipulating its...

  5. April 7, 2010

    US waits to see how far China will go

    Charles Schumer, US senator for the state of New York, is threatening legislation to punish China for manipulating its...

  6. FT Alphaville

    February 23, 2010

    People familiar with the lobbying effort...

    Out of the blue this one: the Volcker rule, whereby banks in the US would be banned from proprietary trading, is going to be...

  7. July 20, 2009

    After 160 years, the value of maps is starting to be appreciated

    Maps are not just pretty things. They can transform businesses and save lives. The classic example of this occurred nearly...

  8. June 11, 2009

    Daunting decisions on a new risk regulator

    Congress will soon begin hearings and debate on whether to create a new systemic risk regulator (SRR) to monitor financial...

  9. June 10, 2009

    Daunting decisions on a new risk regulator

    Congress will soon begin hearings and debate on whether to create a new systemic risk regulator (SRR) to monitor financial...

  10. March 13, 2009

    Differing agendas may tip meeting off-track

    World business leaders are concerned that the Group of 20 summit in London could founder because of splits between...

  11. March 12, 2009

    Differing agendas may tip meeting off-track

    World business leaders are concerned that the Group of 20 summit in London could founder because of splits between countries...

  12. February 23, 2009

    Cerberus poised to close HK office

    Cerberus, the US private equity firm, is in advanced discussions to close its Hong Kong office in the latest sign of...

  13. FT Alphaville

    January 27, 2009

    'Your hedge fund's name here'

    No, not an FT Alphaville advertising ploy (though you should contact us if you’re interested) but the advent of hedge fund...

  14. January 19, 2009

    The Invention of Air

    The Invention of Air: A story of science, faith, revolution and the birth of America By Steven Johnson Riverhead Books...

  15. January 17, 2009

    The original American optimist

    Joseph Priestley was an awkward, provocative man who so angered a royalist mob in Birmingham in 1791 that it burned down...

  16. November 8, 2008

    Queen Victoria uses chloroform in childbirth, 1853

    On Thursday, April 7 1853, Queen Victoria gave birth to Prince Leopold, her eighth child, after inhaling chloroform for 53...

  17. September 24, 2008

    Whatever is good for Goldman ...

    A lot of people used to think that Goldman Sachs ran the US economy. Now we know it does. On Tuesday morning, Hank Paulson,...

  18. September 23, 2008

    Paulson and his Wall Street 'shock'

    I am glad that Hank Paulson, who wants to raise a $700bn US government fund to buy distressed mortgage securities in an...

  19. FT Alphaville

    May 8, 2008

    Cerberus, CIC talk on co-operation

    Cerberus Capital Management said it has had talks with China’s sovereign wealth fund about possible co-operation. John Snow,...

  20. May 8, 2008

    Cerberus and CIC talk about working together

    Cerberus Capital Management, the US private equity group, has said it has had discussions with China's sovereign wealth...

  21. May 7, 2008

    Cerberus, CIC talk about working together

    Cerberus Capital Management, the US private equity group, said it has had talks with China’s sovereign wealth fund about...

  22. January 24, 2008

    Soros accuses Fed of panic cut

    Most reactions to the US Federal Reserve's 0.75 percentage point cut in interest rates ranged from the hostile to lukewarm...

  23. January 24, 2008

    Soros accuses Fed of panic cut

    Reaction to the US Federal Reserve's 0.75 percentage point cut in interest rates ranged from the hostile to lukewarm as...

  24. January 23, 2008

    Soros accuses Fed of panic cut

    Reaction to the US Federal Reserve’s 0.75 percentage point cut in interest rates ranged from the hostile to lukewarm as...

  25. January 23, 2008

    Soros accuses Fed of panic rate cut

    Reaction to the US Federal Reserve’s 0.75 percentage point cut in interest rates ranged from the hostile to lukewarm as...

  26. November 15, 2007

    Cerberus pulls out of $7bn deal

    Cerberus Capital Management has pulled out of its $7bn deal to buy United Rentals, as the planned private equity takeover...

  27. November 9, 2007

    View from the Top: John Snow transcript

    Chrystia Freeland, Financial Times US managing editor, interviewed John Snow of Cerberus Capital Management, in this segment...

  28. November 9, 2007

    View from the Top: John Snow transcript

    Chrystia Freeland, Financial Times US managing editor, interviewed John Snow of Cerberus Capital Management, in this...

  29. FT Alphaville

    November 9, 2007

    Cerberus chief hits at tax rise proposal

    John Snow, the chairman of Cerberus and former US Treasury secretary, has attacked a proposal to raise taxes on private...

  30. November 9, 2007

    Cerberus chief hits at tax rise proposal

    John Snow, the chairman of Cerberus Capital Management and former US Treasury secretary, has attacked a proposal to raise...

  31. November 9, 2007

    View from the top: John Snow, chairman of Cerberus Capital Management

    John Snow, 68, has been the public face of Cerberus Capital Management since becoming chairman of the US private equity...

  32. October 6, 2007

    Snow sees loose lending standards

    John Snow, the former US Treasury secretary, said yesterday that loose lending standards by banks and an underpricing of...

  33. October 6, 2007

    Consensual stand turns hound of hell to sleeping dog

    Now Cerberus is chasing Northern Rock, the US buy-out fund may wish it had named itself after a different figure from Greek...

  34. October 1, 2007

    New, acceptable faces of investment

    Hedge funds are growing up, turning from "two men and a Bloomberg" operations into financial powerhouses, complete with...

  35. September 30, 2007

    New, acceptable faces of investment

    Hedge funds are growing up, turning from “two men and a Bloomberg” operations into financial powerhouses, complete with...

  36. August 6, 2007

    Touch of Snow falls on carmaker

    As John Snow sipped his morning coffee in a sun-filled suite at the Waldorf-Astoria hotel last Friday, the chairman of...

  37. August 6, 2007

    Captain looks forward to sailing rough seas

    As John Snow sipped his morning coffee in a sun-filled suite at the Waldorf-Astoria hotel last Friday, the chairman of...

  38. May 15, 2007

    Observer: Informal greeting

    It was a big day for Cerberus yesterday. So big, in fact, that the secretive US private equity group sent John Snow, the...

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