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      Jesus García cannot save Chicago

      Hillary Clinton beware. People thought Rahm Emanuel’s re-election as Chicago’s mayor was inevit­able. He spent vastly more...

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      CBOE sees Vix term curve return to shape

      Trading patterns on a key futures contract of CBOE Holdings are returning to normal after political and economic uncertainty...

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    1. February 25, 2015

      Morrison needs Bruise Brother Potts to banish its discounter blues

      When Jake and Elwood were getting the band back together in the movie The Blues Brothers, they found themselves 106 miles...

    2. FT Alphaville

      February 25, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. US Fed chairwoman Janet Yellen laid the groundwork for the end of zero interest...

    3. February 25, 2015

      Rahm Emanuel faces run-off in battle to remain Chicago’s mayor

      In spite of a last-minute push from President Barack Obama and a campaign war chest many times bigger than that of his four...

    4. beyondbrics

      February 24, 2015

      Brazil's electorate: still polarised but in a new way

      Back in November, we wrote about an analysis of tweets in Brazil that illustrated the extreme polarisation of the country’s...

    5. FT Alphaville

      February 20, 2015

      Which US states and cities are richest? Depends how you count

      The straightforward ranking of US states by personal income per person has Washington DC, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New...

    6. February 20, 2015

      Heating fuel jumps as US blizzards bite

      The price of heating fuels jumped as the US battled the coldest February since the 1970s, giving a temporary burst to energy...

    7. February 20, 2015

      Rahm’s edge cuts both ways in Chicago

      Like many job applicants, Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel hoped a good word from his old boss would give him an edge. On...

    8. February 18, 2015

      New Bush sweeps clean on foreign policy

      Jeb Bush knows George W Bush, he was raised with George W Bush and can safely declare that he is no George W Bush. That — in...

    9. February 12, 2015

      GM fires Chevrolet Bolt into production

      General Motors signalled its determination to “completely shake up” the electric vehicle market by announcing it would...

    10. February 10, 2015

      CME pit closure sparks member buyout call

      The demise of futures trading pits in Chicago and New York has triggered debate over exchange membership, a privilege some...

    11. FT Alphaville

      February 5, 2015

      Reminiscences of a futures operator

      One for the FT Alphaville historical log. The CME announced on Wednesday that it would be closing most open outcry futures...

    12. FT Alphaville

      February 5, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Thursday, - Karl Whelan and Dan Davies on Greece, the ECB and that first cut. - Pettis: Syriza and the French...

    13. February 5, 2015

      CME to close futures pits

      CME Group will close most of its future pits in Chicago and New York by this summer, in the latest sign of how electronic...

    14. January 30, 2015

      Too much Koch cash is bad for the rightwing

      To the victors belong the spoils. Until recently, that was the golden rule of the political game for the people who played...

    15. January 27, 2015

      Obama says India can be ‘best partner’ for US

      President Barack Obama has elevated India to potentially the “best partner” of the US in a public speech at the end of a...

    16. January 21, 2015

      DHL launches helicopter delivery service

      DHL has launched the UK’s first helicopter delivery service between Heathrow and Canary Wharf as it seeks to slash delivery...

    17. January 20, 2015

      Soyabean glut adds to deflation fears

      It is not just falling energy costs that are helping suppress headline inflation rates. Many “soft” commodity prices also...

    18. January 16, 2015

      Who will Warsaw save next — Poles in Chicago?

      Sir, I was delighted to read (January 10) that Poland is finally taking responsibility for Ukrainians of Polish descent....

    19. January 15, 2015

      Caesars unit files for bankruptcy protection

      Caesars Entertainment placed its operating unit into Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Chicago on Thursday as the private...

    20. January 14, 2015

      DRW to acquire smaller rival Chopper Trading

      DRW Trading Group has agreed to acquire smaller rival Chopper Trading in a deal that will fuse two of the best-known...

    21. January 12, 2015

      US corn stocks bulge to most on record

      US grain silos are bulging with the most corn on record after last year’s huge harvest, adding to the drag on commodities...

    22. January 9, 2015

      Obama calls for free community college

      President Barack Obama has rolled out a plan to make two years of community college free for millions of students, capping a...

    23. December 15, 2014

      Dodd-Frank under fire in trading case

      A new law against placing and quickly cancelling bid orders to sway others to trade was “hopelessly vague” and prosecutors...

    24. December 11, 2014

      Fed’s capital drive tests business model at US banks

      Jamie Dimon has long laid claim to a “fortress balance sheet”. Even before he ran JPMorgan Chase, as chief executive of Bank...

    25. December 5, 2014

      Ghetto policing tactics follow African-Americans to suburbs

      These are days of rage in the US. Demonstrators have taken to the streets this week in New York, Boston, Chicago, Washington...

    26. FT Alphaville

      November 30, 2014

      Chicago, the last refuge of light touch regulation?

      Friday, November 28th. It’s the day after Thanksgiving in the US – possibly the lightest trading session of the year. And...

    27. November 26, 2014

      Speaking of People: Ebony, Jet and Contemporary Art, Studio Museum, Harlem, New York – review

      The basement gallery at the Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, is wallpapered, right now, with black women in bikinis....

    28. November 20, 2014

      Mike Nichols, writer, actor and director, 1931-2014

      The career of Mike Nichols proved the old artist’s adage that one way to remain critic-proof is to be continually moving....

    29. November 19, 2014

      Tractor makers feel the pinch as farm commodity prices fall

      Matt Burgener has just finished harvesting a record maize crop, and a near-record soyabean crop on his 2,200-acre central...

    30. November 19, 2014

      US farmers tap short-term loans to offset falling crop incomes

      US farmers are turning to bankers for short-term loans as lower income from falling crop prices has depleted their working...

    31. November 7, 2014

      Commodities concerns voiced in Chicago

      This week Chicago hosted FIA Expo, a giant gathering of the futures industry. A kind of a geek fest for traders, it offered...

    32. November 5, 2014

      Asia futures focus takes wind from Chicago’s sails

      Trading on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange hit a record high last month, but few in the Windy City are popping the champagne...

    33. November 4, 2014

      Start-ups making waves in Chicago’s derivatives industry

      Last month, the world’s largest futures exchange played host to a meeting of tech workers, venture investors and traders....

    34. FT Photo Diary

      November 3, 2014

      Blindfolded daredevil

      Jim Young/Reuters Daredevil Nik Wallenda performs his blindfolded walk along a tightrope between two skyscrapers suspended...

    35. FT Alphaville

      October 31, 2014

      Your extended Abe put

      Earlier on Friday, we noted that one of the most interesting things coming out of Japan on the day was the rumour that the...

    36. October 30, 2014

      Illinois woes leave governor race wide open

      If history is a guide, whoever wins the tight race to be the next governor of Illinois stands a good chance of ending up in...

    37. October 28, 2014

      NY bike scheme expands under new boss

      One of the world’s most experienced senior public transport managers, Jay Walder, is to take over as head of Alta Bicycle...

    38. October 23, 2014

      Interest rate turmoil leads to Chicago Mercantile Exchange trading record

      While Wall Street watched with trepidation as markets whipsawed violently last week, 800 miles away the mood at the Chicago...

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