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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  1. FT Alphaville

    March 20, 2013

    Further reading

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

  2. FT Alphaville

    January 30, 2013

    Further reading

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

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. FT Alphaville

    October 19, 2012

    Further reading

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

  6. 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 back...

  7. 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 leaders...

  8. 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 about...

  9. 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, featuring...

  10. 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...

  11. 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 exchange...

  12. 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 of...

  13. 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...

  14. 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 for...

  15. 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, Dame...

  16. 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: yesterday....

  17. 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 chance to...

  18. 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 the...

  19. 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...

  20. 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 all-original...

  21. January 8, 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 programme...

  22. 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 — has...

  23. 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 would...

  24. 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 week,...

  25. Money Supply

    July 27, 2010

    Did the US fiscal stimulus work?

    I have a piece about the effects of the US fiscal stimulus in the paper today. My personal conclusion is that it very likely...

  26. July 26, 2010

    Economists dispute effect of US stimulus

    Thomas Jefferson, no fan of deficit spending, has a clearer view of the US fiscal stimulus than any living politician. From...

  27. May 14, 2010

    Blankfein comes to Chicago bank's aid

    Lloyd Blankfein, Goldman Sachs chief executive, is playing a personal role in helping to arrange a $125m rescue for a...

  28. May 14, 2010

    Central banks must ditch mindless orthodoxy

    From Mr Paul Mortimer-Lee. Sir, John Taylor (“Central banks are losing credibility”, May 12) makes a number of interesting...

  29. May 13, 2010

    Blankfein aids Chicago bank

    Lloyd Blankfein, Goldman Sachs chief executive, is playing a personal role in helping to arrange a $125m rescue for a...

  30. FT Alphaville

    May 12, 2010

    Pink picks

    Comment, analysis and other offerings from Wednesday’s FT, Martin Wolf: Governments up the stakes with markets Governments...

  31. May 11, 2010

    Central banks are losing credibility

    Whether or not one believes that the €750bn European rescue plan will stabilise financial markets, its consequences for...

  32. April 20, 2010

    Daredevil duets in grand style

    When Soho's Pizza Express Jazz Club took delivery of a new grand piano last year it marked the event by bringing in a second...

  33. February 2, 2010

    Continental Airlines faces charges

    Continental Airlines will face charges of manslaughter in a French court today for allegedly causing the crash of an Air...

  34. February 1, 2010

    Continental Airlines faces Concorde crash charges

    Flames leap from the Air France Concorde as it takes off from Charles de Gaulle in July 2000 Continental Airlines will face...

  35. FT Alphaville

    January 21, 2010

    Further reading

    Elsewhere on Thursday, - The easy guide to Wall Street pay and bonuses. - “Goldman Sachs bonus day is the most exciting day...

  36. Economists' Forum

    October 16, 2009

    Don’t give up on quantitative easing: We can have our cake and eat it too

    By Roger E. A. Farmer According to a widely-held consensus view, the world is slowly emerging from the Great Recession of...

  37. Economists' Forum

    September 21, 2009

    Why the Lehman failure did change everything

    By Richard Robb For anyone who was engaged in the financial markets during the week of September 15, 2008, Lehman changed...

  38. September 5, 2009

    Castles for keeps

    Château du Crestet, near Vaison la Romaine A lone castle dominates the tiny village of Vauvenargues, about 15km from...

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