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    1. March 30, 2012

      The true costs of operating a bridge for its lifetime

      From Dr Richard Little. Sir, Tony Jackson, in his discussion of the potential role of the private sector in the provision of...

    2. March 28, 2012

      Skye Bridge has brought residents great benefits

      From Dr Tony Mackay. Sir, As the original proponent of the Skye Bridge, which connects the Isle of Skye with the Scottish...

    1. FT Alphaville

      March 19, 2012

      George Osborne, book cooker

      It seems strange that so little outrage has met the plan rustled up by British chancellor George Osborne to take over the...

    2. March 1, 2012

      ‘New thinking’ must be free from government policy

      From Mr Bruce Onsager. Sir, Tony Jackson posits in his “On Monday” column (February 27) that the “old thinking”, which says...

    3. FT Alphaville

      February 27, 2012

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      Comment, analysis and more from Monday’s FT, Wolfgang Munchau: Greece really needs a year to prepare for total default We...

    4. December 7, 2011

      Much light to be found in darkness

      From Mr Philip Beddows. Sir, Talk of a coming Dark Age is certainly overdone, as Tony Jackson suggests (On Monday,...

    5. November 20, 2011

      Tobin tax will not solve the gigantic problem

      With David Cameron and Angela Merkel locking horns over the so-called Tobin tax on financial transactions, it is opportune...

    6. November 9, 2011

      Perverse realisation of Marxist utopia

      From Mr James Tillotson. Sir, Tony Jackson asks what Karl Marx would have made of the current anti-capitalist protests...

    7. FT Alphaville

      October 24, 2011

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      Comment, analysis and other offerings from Monday’s FT, Lawrence Summers: Why the housing burden stalls America’s economic...

    8. October 5, 2011

      Technology only partly explains demise of Kodak

      From Prof Charles McMillan. Sir, The idea that disruptive technology explains the demise of Kodak (Tony Jackson, October 3)...

    9. October 2, 2011

      Kodak fell victim to disruptive technology

      It was sad but unsurprising that when Eastman Kodak’s stock plunged by two-thirds last week, it caused little remark. The...

    10. September 22, 2011

      Basel’s contribution to banking crisis justifies scepticism over regulation

      From Mr Tim Whalley. Sir, As context for his review of the Vickers proposals, Tony Jackson (“Vickers reforms force banking...

    11. September 4, 2011

      Logic of corporate shrinkage asserts itself

      The slimming of big business proceeds apace. We have already been treated to big spinoffs by the likes of Kraft and...

    12. FT Alphaville

      July 25, 2011

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      Clive Crook: Washington is drowning America When I moved from Britain in 2005 to live and work in the US, I was a...

    13. July 13, 2011

      Companies must look at wage effect

      From Mr Oliver Corlett. Sir, Tony Jackson makes a good case for corporate profit margins topping out (“Forces behind margins...

    14. July 3, 2011

      Dividends offer a smarter choice to buy-backs

      Three weeks ago I devoted this column to the proposition that, in practice, share buy-backs are usually a bad idea. There...

    15. June 26, 2011

      Basel struggles for bank capital into perspective

      When the Basel Committee of international banking supervisors met last week, they had plenty to talk about. For a start, one...

    16. May 15, 2011

      Soaring profit margins are hard to sustain

      If you are confused about the outlook for corporate earnings, you are not alone. Leave aside the global economic outlook,...

    17. FT Alphaville

      April 18, 2011

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      Comment, analysis and other offerings from Monday’s FT, Wolfgang Münchau: Europe’s long road of tears to fiscal union I...

    18. April 3, 2011

      Race to lower tax rates can harm winners

      The past week or so has brought occupation of upmarket London stores by protesters against tax avoidance, and criticism in...

    19. March 27, 2011

      March of protectionism takes a turn with handbags

      It is tempting to dismiss last week’s moves against takeovers in Italy and the UK as merely petty. In a global context, that...

    20. March 20, 2011

      Dodd-Frank will only deepen corporate pay envy

      Last week’s Hutton Review of fair pay in the UK public sector might seem an intruder on these pages. However, it has a...

    21. March 16, 2011

      Correction: Mondi

      ● Mondi, the papermaker, trades on a historical price/earnings multiple of 14.8 and a dividend yield of 3.1 per cent, not...

    22. FT Alphaville

      March 7, 2011

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      Commment, analysis and other picks from Monday’s FT, Wolfgang Münchau: Trichet’s real motives If you take your inflation...

    23. FT Alphaville

      February 28, 2011

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      Comment, analysis and other offerings from Monday’s FT, David Gardner: Citizens not serfs can save Saudi Arabia On his...

    24. February 6, 2011

      A bitter pill for future of British science

      The announcement last week that the US drug company Pfizer is to shut its UK research centre provoked much soul-searching,...

    25. FT Tech Hub

      January 24, 2011

      Further reading: Twitter's ad revenue and the Silicon Valley reshuffle

      Tech news from around the web: Twitter is set to more than triple its advertising revenue to $150m this year as more...

    26. FT Alphaville

      January 10, 2011

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      Comment, news and other offerings from Monday’s FT, Wolfgang Münchau: No happy new year for the eurozone The longer the...

    27. November 26, 2010

      EU fund management directive hurts developing world

      From Ms Sarah Alexander. Sir, I commend Tony Jackson for his insight into the challenges facing private equity’s ability to...

    28. FT Alphaville

      November 15, 2010

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      Comment, analysis and other offerings from Monday’s FT, Clive Crook: How Obama should curb the deficit This year Barack...

    29. November 4, 2010

      Essential that we understand the employee-owned model

      From Mr David Erdal. Sir, Tony Jackson (“Complexity will strain warm and cuddly business model“, November 1) suggests that...

    30. FT Alphaville

      October 11, 2010

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      Comment, analysis and other offerings from Monday’s FT, Analysis: Dinner on the edge of the abyss On a spring evening, a...

    31. FT Alphaville

      September 6, 2010

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      Comment, analysts and other offerings from Monday’s FT, Wolfgang Munchau: Don’t believe talk about European solvency While...

    32. FT Alphaville

      August 30, 2010

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      Comment, analysis and other offerings from Monday’s FT, Germany’s rebound is no cause for cheer The price and labour market...

    33. FT Alphaville

      June 21, 2010

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      Comment, analysis and other offerings from Monday’s FT, Wolfgang Münchau: We need the figures on Europe’s toxic banks...

    34. FT Alphaville

      June 7, 2010

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      Comment, analysis and other offerings from Monday’s FT, Mort Zuckerman: America’s jobless picture is alarmingly bleak We are...

    35. June 4, 2010

      Prudential’s existential question for managers

      This week’s highly public collapse of Prudential’s bid for the Asian insurer AIA has been a gripping piece of theatre. But...

    36. FT Alphaville

      May 24, 2010

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      Comment, analysis and other offerings from Monday’s FT, Clive Crook: America’s monumental job losses Unemployment in the US...

    37. FT Alphaville

      March 29, 2010

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      Wolfgang Münchau: Europe has resolved nothing over Greece Another knife-edge summit in Brussels, another late-night...

    38. March 15, 2010

      Regulators must admit derivatives’ role in risk

      The debate on the regulation of derivatives is reaching fever pitch, and the clash of interests is deafening. One small part...

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