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    1. May 2, 2016

      Cheltenham Jazz Festival — review

      “This one’s going out for Donald Trump,” vocalist José James announced midway through his Saturday lunchtime set. Three...

    2. December 9, 2015

      Duran Duran, O2 Arena, London — ‘Unimaginative’

      New Duran Duran albums are like architectural follies, lavishly constructed but having limited use. The latest, Paper...

    1. July 13, 2015

      Ed Sheeran, Wembley Stadium, London — review

      There won’t be many worse places for Ed Sheeran to rap the lines “Madison Square Garden is where I might be, but more...

    2. FT Alphaville

      May 5, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Tuesday, - UK election: it was mediamacro wot won it. - Test driving… a petrol car. - Sustainable parking...

    3. FT Alphaville

      April 23, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Thursday, - Greece, scripophily and the edge of the map. - Can John Deere and its tractors destroy the...

    4. FT Alphaville

      April 22, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Wednesday, - Ashoka Mody on the IMF’s big Greek mistake. - Today in the political economy of Thomas the...

    5. FT Alphaville

      April 20, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Monday, - Oh look, Varoufakis met Buchheit. - Krugman on Greece and sunk costs. - Game (theory) of...

    6. FT Alphaville

      April 16, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Thursday, - The asymmetric-information problem doesn’t disappear; it merely regresses. - “Reading Wilhelm...

    7. FT Alphaville

      April 9, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Thursday, - A cynic’s guide to Fintech. - Predictions to remain hard. - Algorithms will make JPMorgan less...

    8. FT Alphaville

      April 8, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Wednesday, - Human beings just don’t handle the very long run well… and that’s where the government...

    9. February 27, 2015

      John Taylor and Julian Argüelles, 606 Club, London — review

      The rhythmic taps and shimmering harp-like thrums that opened this delightful duet performance were an...

    10. The A-List

      October 3, 2014

      Monetary policy is not the answer to America's economic troubles

      US economic policy has become too focused on monetary policy, while putting too little weight on fiscal policy to blunt...

    11. Gavyn Davies

      July 13, 2014

      Shackling the Fed with the Taylor Rule

      One of the most notable aspects of the response of western democracies to the cataclysmic economic events of the past...

    12. June 20, 2014

      Ed Sheeran: x – review

      The scruff from Suffolk who hit the road with his acoustic guitar to build up a fan base the old-fashioned way now has...

    13. FT Alphaville

      December 13, 2013

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Friday, - The Fed doesn’t really trust the banks either. - Why finance is less cliquey. - Venezuala, where...

    14. August 9, 2013

      The Inventory: John Taylor

      John Taylor, 53, found global fame as co-founder and bass player of Duran Duran, one of the most popular groups of the...

    15. FT Alphaville

      March 20, 2013

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Tuesday, - The first rule of capital controls is… - Economic theory and the political environment. -...

    16. FT Alphaville

      January 30, 2013

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Wednesday, - Incestuous amplification, economics edition. - Why is there still a shortage of safe assets?...

    17. Martin Wolf's Exchange

      October 29, 2012

      You can't measure an economy's performance on recovery alone

      I entered into a heated US debate last week on whether the recovery has been surprisingly slow and, if so, whether the...

    18. Money Supply

      October 23, 2012

      Romney appointments & the Fed

      Binyamin Applebaum at the New York Times has a good piece today about who Mitt Romney might appoint as Federal Reserve...

    19. FT Alphaville

      October 19, 2012

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Friday, - Reinhart-Rogoff vs. Bordo-Haubrich (with grandstanding by John Taylor) - China must learn that...

    20. FT Alphaville

      October 16, 2012

      A Reinhart & Rogoff update

      We’ll keep this short, with a hat-tip to Barry Ritholtz. Reinhart & Rogoff, the doyens of financial remembrance, are...

    21. July 3, 2012

      Sentiment turns bearish towards euro

      The post-summit shine on the euro has faded quickly. Despite initial gains for the single currency, when European...

    22. June 21, 2012

      Recruitment Diary: June 21 2012

      ● Skills hubs And so to the House of Commons, at the invitation of Ian Paisley, MP for North Antrim (right), to hear...

    23. May 3, 2012

      Recruitment Diary: May 3 2012

      ● Redundancy And so to Congress House in London, home of the TUC, for a debate on redundancy and its alternatives,...

    24. April 17, 2012

      Fed’s doves lose appetite for easing

      The Federal Open Market Committee of the Federal Reserve is no longer expected to announce a further round of monetary...

    25. March 21, 2012

      Dollar draws strength on US debt turnround

      Currency traders have grown used to paying less attention to government bond yields as a big influence over foreign...

    26. FT Alphaville

      January 9, 2012

      Fedwire says keep an eye on Williams, who is handy with a printer

      Fedwire says we should be watching John Williams, the San Francisco Fed governor who this year becomes a voting member...

    27. Money Supply

      June 17, 2011

      Taylor Rules & the Fed

      The question often arises of which monetary policy rule the Fed uses in its analysis (I’m going to avoid the much more...

    28. May 21, 2011

      John Taylor: Requiem for a Dreamer

      John Taylor Requiem for a Dreamer (CamJazz)    The title track’s pensive opening and plangent soprano sax set the scene...

    29. May 3, 2011

      Cheltenham Jazz Festival, Cheltenham, UK

      Norwegian good: Tord Gustavsen Cheltenham’s annual jazz festival signalled business as usual with a well-loved opener,...

    30. April 20, 2011

      A pension reform too far? That’s too bad

      When will the government’s reforms of pensions come to an end? Yesterday, we got the answer. And the answer was:...

    31. FT Alphaville

      March 28, 2011

      Being Ben Bernanke

      April 27. Mark the date in your diary. It’s the Federal Reserve’s first quarterly news conference — Ben Bernanke’s...

    32. March 25, 2011

      Kenny Wheeler: One of Many

      Kenny Wheeler One of Many (CamJazz) The veteran trumpeter tests his stamina with this delightful trio album featuring...

    33. FT Alphaville

      March 1, 2011

      Government shutdown, economy slowdown?

      Well, it’s a start. The FT reported Monday evening that the House of Represenatives will on Tuesday vote on a two-week...

    34. February 21, 2011

      Kenny Wheeler Quintet, Pizza Express Jazz Club, London

      Kenny Wheeler’s 80th birthday celebrations last year included a short tour fronting a bespoke big band with an...

    35. January 10, 2011

      Quantitative easing is working, says Fed

      Inflation is a percentage point higher and there will be 3m more jobs in 2012 because of the US Federal Reserve’s...

    36. FT Alphaville

      November 11, 2010

      Towards a full European economic federation...

      Bring it on, says John Taylor. And quick The chairman of FX Concepts — one of the world’s biggest currency hedge funds...

    37. FT Alphaville

      October 21, 2010

      And now for something extremely bearish...

      … from John Taylor, the chairman of FX Concepts, one of the world’s biggest currency hedge funds. Some of this stuff...

    38. FT Alphaville

      September 9, 2010

      Goldman keeps up call for QE2

      Goldman Sachs’ chief US economist Jan Hatzius has already called for about $1,000bn of fresh quantitative easing this...

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