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      Razor wars heat up as Gillette sues Edgewell

      The blades just got sharper in the razor wars. Gillette, the world’s largest maker of razors, is suing Edgewell...

    2. August 21, 2016

      Caterpillar explores data mining with Uptake

      When Doug Oberhelman sat down last year at Chicago Ideas Week to discuss one of his latest ventures, the chief...

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      Regulators are using powerful algorithms to spot market manipulation. Meanwhile, we lo...
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    1. August 12, 2016

      Russian Circles: Guidance — review

      Russian Circles Guidance (Sargent House) Chicago trio Russian Circles are an unusual combination of post-rock and heavy...

    2. August 3, 2016

      US to retake centre stage in world grain markets

      After several years of being overshadowed by rising grain exporting rivals, the US is set for a comeback. The country’s...

    3. Fast FT

      August 2, 2016

      US auto sales rebound shows signs of peaking

      US car sales, which helped drive the US economic recovery after the global financial crisis, appear to have peaked...

    4. FT Alphaville

      August 1, 2016

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Monday, - Brexit, VoxEU eBook edition. - From a cautiously optimistic Gavyn Davies: “The probability of a...

    5. July 31, 2016

      Movers & shakers: August 1

      ● Carrie McCabe has joined Paamco as a managing director. Ms McCabe has moved to the California-based fund of hedge...

    6. Fast FT

      July 27, 2016

      Coke cuts growth forecast as China sales slow

      Coca-Cola cut its revenue forecast for the full year after a mixed second quarter, which was hurt by the slowdown in...

    7. Fast FT

      July 27, 2016

      Carlyle assets shrink; investment picks up pace

      Assets at Carlyle shrank as the Washington-based company continued to deploy cash at an accelerated clip. The group...

    8. July 26, 2016

      Rise in untreatable prostate cancer spurs call for testing

      A sharp rise in the number of cases in metastatic prostate cancer, which is untreatable and almost always fatal, has...

    9. Fast FT

      July 26, 2016

      McDonald’s drops as sales growth falls short

      Not lovin’ it so much. McDonald’s US sales growth slowed in the second quarter, underscoring an industry-wide weakening...

    10. Fast FT

      July 26, 2016

      KKR buoyed by bull market

      US private equity firm KKR rebounded in the second quarter from a tough start to the year, as the stock market rally...

    11. July 17, 2016

      Asset management: Actively failing

      To an audience of financial advisers who had come to hear the hottest stock tips from the big stars of the fund...

    12. July 14, 2016

      US election: Unconventional times

      What began 13 months ago as something of a joke when Donald Trump launched his improbable candidacy will reach a...

    13. July 13, 2016

      US trader guilty of ‘spoofing’ sentenced to three years in prison

      The first person to be found guilty of disrupting US financial markets by “spoofing” was sentenced to three years in...

    14. Fast FT

      July 12, 2016

      JPMorgan hops on the minimum wage bandwagon

      About 18,000 workers at JPMorgan Chase will be getting a raise next year when the US bank begins to increase its pay...

    15. July 6, 2016

      Trading: What happened when the pit stopped

      Cindee Rifkin was a 19-year-old babysitter when her employer, a commodities trader, invited her to lower Manhattan’s...

    16. June 30, 2016

      US budget wars reach nadir in Illinois

      Illinoisans woke to the same bold headline over front page editorials in rival newspapers this week: “Enough.” The rare...

    17. Fast FT

      June 30, 2016

      US Midwest factory sector revs up sharply in June

      Good news for the struggling US factory sector? A measure of manufacturing activity in the US Midwest accelerated at a...

    18. Fast FT

      June 23, 2016

      CME tweaks price-change limits on Brexit volatility

      Futures exchange CME Group has taken “emergency action” as the UK casts votes in its historic EU referendum. In a...

    19. June 16, 2016

      Business is as ethical as it has ever been

      You might have the impression from recent “my-oh-my” reports that we are witnessing a decline in ethics at the top of...

    20. Fast FT

      June 13, 2016

      Berenberg looks to double US headcount

      Berenberg is aiming to double its headcount in the US, as it seeks to crack the world’s biggest capital market in its...

    21. Fast FT

      June 1, 2016

      Tight US labour market lifts wages — Beige Book

      A handful of Federal Reserve policymakers have argued that tightening labour markets could put upward pressure on...

    22. June 1, 2016

      Cancer doctors face next drug challenge

      More than 30,000 doctors and scientists will gather in Chicago this weekend for the biggest annual meeting of cancer...

    23. Fast FT

      May 13, 2016

      PepsiCo drops after Peltz's Trian exits stake

      Shares in PepsiCo lost a bit of their fizz on Friday after activist investor Nelson Peltz’s investment fund revealed...

    24. May 11, 2016

      Chinese investors reach for the skies of the Windy City

      Units in Chicago’s 93-story Wanda Vista Tower went on sale in March. When it opens in 2020, the light-blue structure...

    25. May 11, 2016

      Citadel moves on Automated Trading Desk

      Citadel Securities is in talks to buy Automated Trading Desk, an electronic market-maker owned by Citigroup, as the...

    26. May 1, 2016

      The US public pensions crisis ‘is really hard to fix’

      Eighteen months after Rahm Emanuel, a former White House chief of staff, became mayor of Chicago, he addressed a news...

    27. April 29, 2016

      Chill wind buffets Rahm Emanuel in Chicago

      When the Chicago branch of United Way advertised for a new chief financial officer, it thought it had found an...

    28. April 28, 2016

      Derivatives houses to open accounts with Federal Reserve

      Derivatives brokers choosing where to park their margin money will now have the option of the world’s most powerful...

    29. April 28, 2016

      Falstaff, Symphony Center, Chicago — ‘Superbly prepared’

      It has been more than two years since Riccardo Muti last conducted a staged opera, but his concert presentations are a...

    30. April 25, 2016

      Farmhouse, Chicago

      Where 228 W Chicago Ave Americano $3 Plug sockets/WiFi Yes Privacy 3/5 Open 11am-12am; Fri until 1am; Sat 10am-1am; Sun...

    31. FT Photo Diary

      April 15, 2016

      March to raise the minimum wage

      Demonstrators demanding an increase in the minimum wage to $15-dollars-per-hour prepare to march in the streets on...

    32. April 14, 2016

      CME calls time on New York open outcry options floor

      Another nail has been knocked into the coffin of commodities pit trading in America, as the Chicago Mercantile Exchange...

    33. FT Photo Diary

      April 13, 2016

      Tambrasha Hudson reacts to the fatal shooting of her son

      Tambrasha Hudson (C) is comforted as she joins demonstrators protesting the shooting death of her son 16-year-old...

    34. April 11, 2016

      Canadian Pacific ends Norfolk Southern pursuit

      Canadian Pacific, the rail company backed by Bill Ackman, the activist investor, on Monday accepted defeat for the...

    35. April 10, 2016

      US faces ‘disastrous’ $3.4tn pension funding hole

      The US public pension system has developed a $3.4tn funding hole that will pile pressure on cities and states to cut...

    36. Fast FT

      March 30, 2016

      PepsiCo North America snacks head Greco exits

      PepsiCo has promoted Al Carey to head all of the conglomerate’s North American divisions in a move that an analyst said...

    37. March 30, 2016

      Pelé sues Samsung for $30m over advert

      Samsung Electronics is facing a lawsuit from Pelé seeking $30m in compensation, after the football legend claimed the...

    38. Fast FT

      March 28, 2016

      Fitch slices Chicago's rating amid pension burden

      Chicago was downgraded to the lowest rung of the investment grade credit spectrum on Monday by Fitch as the third...

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