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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

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    1. 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...

    2. 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....

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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....

    12. 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....

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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....

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. October 21, 2014

      Rail boss says worst ever gridlock looms

      North America’s rail industry cannot continue on its current path and avoid unprecedented gridlock, Hunter Harrison,...

    24. October 20, 2014

      Canadian Pacific ends railroad merger talks with CSX

      Canadian Pacific on Monday said exploratory talks with CSX about the two railroads merging had ended. CP said a combination...

    25. October 17, 2014

      Short cuts: Updates from Copenhagen, Chicago, Lanzarote

      Copenhagen Christian Puglisi, a former sous chef to René Redzepi and one of the architects of new Nordic cooking, has opened...

    26. October 16, 2014

      Singapore’s United Overseas Bank targets Dubai in futures push

      United Overseas Bank, Singapore’s third-largest bank by assets, has become the first bank in the Asian city-state to expand...

    27. October 14, 2014

      CME cuts 150 jobs in company rejig

      CME Group, the world’s largest futures exchange operator, said it would cut 150 jobs, or 5 per cent of its global workforce,...

    28. October 8, 2014

      Traders cut bets on fast Fed rate rise pace

      Speculative investors are liquidating derivative bets that favour a faster pace of policy tightening by the Federal Reserve...

    29. October 8, 2014

      Chicago prosecutor gets tough on ‘spoofing’

      For professional traders in financial markets, the potential consequences of “spoofing” are not funny. Variants of spoofing,...

    30. October 6, 2014

      Chicago’s real estate market is booming

      In 2017, for the first time in eight years, Chicago will see tenants move into two brand-new office buildings. The launches...

    31. FT Alphaville

      September 30, 2014

      Matthew C Klein

      Hi! I first got into economics and finance while working in the woods of Westport, CT for Bridgewater Associates in...

    32. September 26, 2014

      A selection of upcoming sales

      Decorative Arts from 1860 October 1 Bonhams, 101 New Bond Street, London bonhams.com Bonhams in London offers up some demure...

    33. September 26, 2014

      Fire grounds flights in Chicago

      Passengers using Chicago’s two main airports faced severe disruption on Friday with more than 40 per cent of flights...

    34. September 21, 2014

      US infrastructure crisis drives toll road bankruptcy

      One of the highest-profile US private toll road concessions is to seek bankruptcy protection, the latest sign of how a...

    35. September 15, 2014

      A company’s headquarters should be aligned with its heart

      Every time I hear about a company relocating its headquarters I think of the Marvin Gaye song “Wherever I Lay My Hat (That’s...

    36. September 12, 2014

      US rate traders dust off their playbooks

      Another US football season has begun, and like quarterbacks and coaching staff, interest rate traders are also dusting off...

    37. September 5, 2014

      Neuroscience: how magnets can power memory

      Carefully targeted magnetic stimulation of the brain can improve memory, according to a study at Northwestern University in...

    38. September 3, 2014

      Fed survey points to robust recovery

      All twelve districts of the US Federal Reserve reported growing economic activity through the summer in the latest sign of a...

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