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    1. beyondbrics

      March 2, 2015

      Four implications of China's rate cut

      The second cut in China’s interest rates in three months reveals key elements in Beijing’s thinking as it tries to reconcile...

    2. FT Alphaville

      February 18, 2015

      FirstFT - Greece seeks bailout, underpaid bankers, Martin Wolf on the dollar

      Greece is seeking a bailout extension along the lines proposed by Pierre Moscovici, the European Commission’s economic...

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    1. FT Alphaville

      February 4, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. Greece’s finance minister Yanis Varoufakis will meet Mario Draghi today with the...

    2. Andrew Smithers

      January 21, 2015

      The political consequences of poor economics

      Bad policies breed even worse ones. The disillusionment of voters provides the link. Disappointment with the economy is...

    3. Gavyn Davies

      January 6, 2015

      Martin Wolf on global debt overhang

      FT chief economics commentator Martin Wolf discusses global debt sustainability with Gavyn Davies, chairman of Fulcrum Asset...

    4. Gavyn Davies

      December 14, 2014

      The dark side of the oil shock

      The financial markets saw only bad news in the oil shock last week. Despite extremely strong US consumer data, there is a...

    5. December 11, 2014

      FT seasonal appeal auction

      This year’s FT seasonal appeal auction, in aid of the International Rescue Committee, is now live. Until December 22,...

    6. December 9, 2014

      Chastened banks called to account for sins of the past

      This has been the Year of the Bad Apples. In 2014, banks were called increasingly to account for the sins of the past,...

    7. Gavyn Davies

      December 4, 2014

      The Fed and ECB differ sharply on the oil shock

      The FT’s Martin Wolf has said almost everything that needs to be said about the global economic effects of the 2014 oil...

    8. Nick Butler

      December 3, 2014

      Too little, too late – minor tax changes will not stop the decline of the North Sea

      As Martin Wolf has noted in the Financial Times, world oil prices have fallen 38 per cent since the end of June. A Martian...

    9. FT Alphaville

      December 3, 2014

      FirstFt (the new Lunch Wrap)

      Bhopal remembered, Iran strikes Isis and Martin Wolf welcomes oil price fall Bulgaria, Serbia and Hungary say they had no...

    10. November 28, 2014

      Best books of 2014: Business

      Dragnet Nation: A Quest for Privacy, Security and Freedom in a World of Relentless Surveillance , by Julia Angwin, Times...

    11. Gavyn Davies

      November 24, 2014

      Global policy mix turns more growth friendly

      Dissatisfaction abounds in policy circles and among respected economic commentators (like Martin Wolf and Paul Krugman)...

    12. Gavyn Davies

      October 12, 2014

      It's the "new mediocre", not a global recession

      Financial markets caught a nasty chill last week, when extremely weak activity data from Germany coincided with fears that...

    13. FT Alphaville

      October 7, 2014

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Tuesday, - $660 per ounce for gold? - Paul Krugman reviews Martin Wolf. - Volatility is back. (Or is it that...

    14. September 24, 2014

      Shortlist unveiled for FT and McKinsey Business Book of the Year

      Wealth and inequality, the UK phone-hacking scandal and internet privacy are among the provocative themes tackled by the...

    15. September 24, 2014

      The real tragedy is current western policy

      Sir, Martin Wolf (Comment, September 17) is too quick to give up on Russia. The fact is that in 1991 Russia went through the...

    16. September 14, 2014

      The Academic Week Ahead

      Monday – Sept 15 Consider an MBA The admissions team of the Ivey school at the University of Western Ontario are visiting...

    17. August 29, 2014

      Martin Wolf’s ‘The Shifts and the Shocks’

      Martin Wolf has outdone himself. The FT’s chief economics commentator has written a book that not only explains the malaise...

    18. FT Alphaville

      August 26, 2014

      The Closer

      FURTHER FURTHER READING - Martin Wolf on what’s wrong with corporate governance - “The unemployment rate in the first half...

    19. July 25, 2014

      The Slow Lane: The cruel cost of the crisis

      In the days following the great Wall Street crash of 1929, popular newspapers in London were full of sensational stories....

    20. Gavyn Davies

      July 6, 2014

      Keynesian Yellen versus Wicksellian BIS

      The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) caused a splash last weekend with an annual report that spelled out in detail...

    21. FT Alphaville

      June 30, 2014

      Pari passu: AV vs Martin Wolf

      In the Alphaville corner… 64 posts and counting of the saga: We discuss Martin’s recent column, our response, why sovereign...

    22. FT Alphaville

      June 26, 2014

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Why the vultures aren’t the big problem: Joseph explains why the pari passu saga’s...

    23. FT Alphaville

      June 26, 2014

      Why the vultures aren't the big problem

      Or, why the pari passu saga’s legacy won’t be to make holdouts all-powerful in sovereign debt, a worry expressed by Martin...

    24. FT Alphaville

      June 3, 2014

      The Closer

      FURTHER FURTHER READING - The novel accounting of greenhouse gas regulations. - Seattle misreads Thomas Piketty as its...

    25. June 2, 2014

      Transcript: Martin Wolf interviews Tim Geithner

      In May 2014 the FT’s chief economics commentator Martin Wolf interviewed Tim Geithner, the former US Treasury secretary, in...

    26. FT Alphaville

      May 8, 2014

      The Closer

      FURTHER FURTHER READING - Martin Wolf hosts a BBC4 show on the future of work. - Lydia DePillis on how immigration helps...

    27. FT Alphaville

      April 25, 2014

      On the elimination of privately issued money

      As Martin Wolf has eloquently argued this week, yes, there is a clear-cut and urgent need for state e-money issuance. But...

    28. FT Alphaville

      April 25, 2014

      Martin Wolf on funny money creation

      With his latest column on the nature of money and credit in the modern monetary system, the FT’s Martin Wolf delves deeper...

    29. FT Alphaville

      April 25, 2014

      The Closer

      FURTHER FURTHER READING - Why cutting the government doesn’t make it more efficient. - Globalisation and premature...

    30. FT Alphaville

      April 22, 2014

      The Closer

      FURTHER FURTHER READING - Martin Wolf: a more equal society will not hinder growth. - Solar energy will keep on keeping on....

    31. FT Alphaville

      April 15, 2014

      The Closer

      FURTHER FURTHER READING - How much trading should there be? - Lumoid, a startup that wants to be the Uber of electronic...

    32. The A-List

      February 26, 2014

      The instability in central bank divergence

      A careful reading of recent policy statements in advanced economies points to an intriguing possibility: after being forced...

    33. FT Alphaville

      February 13, 2014

      Robots won't make you rich (for long)

      We commented yesterday on a column by Martin Wolf that considers how the economy will change as robots become ever more...

    34. FT Alphaville

      February 12, 2014

      Behold the new, new economy?

      Or as the FT’s Martin Wolf says on Wednesday, regarding the increasing automation of the economy … [W]e must reconsider...

    35. FT Alphaville

      February 4, 2014

      The Closer

      FURTHER FURTHER READING - Charles Kenny on why China’s booming economy is nothing to fear. - Martin Wolf on Second Machine...

    36. FT Alphaville

      January 28, 2014

      The Closer

      FURTHER FURTHER READING - The greatest hoax on European bank capital shortfalls? - “I’m convinced the real problem with the...

    37. The World

      January 23, 2014

      Davos video: Martin Wolf on safer markets and Japan/China tensions

      From the World Economic Forum in Davos, Martin Wolf on whether markets are safer now and why Japanese prime minister Shinzo...

    38. The World

      January 22, 2014

      Davos: what to read this morning

      (c) World Economic Forum It’s day one at Davos, with business and political leaders, gathered in the Swiss resort for the...

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