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  1. September 9, 2014

    Christie takes a bet on Atlantic City

    Chris Christie, New Jersey governor, is turning to sports betting to help boost the struggling fortunes of Atlantic City,...

  2. FT Photo Diary

    September 8, 2014

    Moonlight flight

    Matt Rourke/AP An airplane passes a full moon as it makes its approach to Philadelphia International Airport, in...

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  1. 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...

  2. August 7, 2014

    God’s Pocket – film review

    Early in God’s Pocket, John Turturro and the late Philip Seymour Hoffman climb into a meat truck to grapple with the...

  3. July 25, 2014

    Architect Louis Kahn, Design Museum, London

    ‘Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture’ at London’s Design Museum Louis Kahn is known for his aphorism about “asking a brick...

  4. MBA blog

    July 21, 2014

    Counting down to Wharton

    While going through the MBA admissions process, I was keen to find out about others’ perspectives on everyday life as an MBA...

  5. July 20, 2014

    American Impressionism, National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh

    “My God, I would rather go to Europe than go to Heaven,” American painter William Merritt Chase told the New York Times in...

  6. July 15, 2014

    Pension tension in the city of brotherly love - part two

    UIL agreed a straightforward deal to acquire a power company. Then the politicians got involved. The politics When the UIL...

  7. July 15, 2014

    Pension tension in the city of brotherly love - part one

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania may be referred to as the “City of Brotherly Love”. But there is such little affection between...

  8. FT Alphaville

    June 20, 2014

    The 6am London Cut

    Camp Alphaville reminder: Robot lottery being held today during Markets Live (Details here) Markets: Asia-Pacific markets...

  9. June 20, 2014

    Wall Street ends week at record high

    Friday 21:00 BST. US stocks set fresh record highs at the end of a week that saw relief at a lack of hawkishness from the...

  10. June 19, 2014

    Credit growth reverts to developed economies

    Worldwide Banking industry headhunters may be chasing more German speakers than Arabic or Mandarin experts this year, as...

  11. April 11, 2014

    Korea’s artistic treasures – and their links to China and Japan

    Ceramic wars In what are sometimes referred to as the “ceramic wars”, Toyotomi Hideyoshi, a Japanese warrior-general,...

  12. March 21, 2014

    S&P 500 slips from record intraday high

    Friday 20:00 GMT. Global equities put in mixed performances at the end of a volatile week that offered a stark reminder of...

  13. March 3, 2014

    Gas privatisation: Philadelphia freedom

    City Councils will not act like a corporate board of directors. If they did, approval for Monday’s sale of Philadelphia Gas...

  14. February 13, 2014

    Cleveland Fed picks new President

    The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland has appointed Loretta Mester as its new president in a move that may shift the central...

  15. FT Photo Diary

    February 13, 2014

    Winter commute in Philadelphia

    Matt Rourke/AP A morning commuter walks through the snow in the US city of Philadelphia, on Thursday ...

  16. February 13, 2014

    Cable guys: the two men at heart of giant industry deal

    Brian Roberts, Chairman and chief executive, Comcast Grey suits, squash and the occasional triathlon – that is the...

  17. February 7, 2014

    Snapshot: ‘91 Brandle & Smith Candies’

    This hand-tinted photographic print is taken from a travelling salesman’s sample book and dates from the 1910s. It is...

  18. FT Photo Diary

    February 5, 2014

    Frozen in Philadelphia

    Matt Rourke/AP An ice-covered tree limb that took out a utility line blocks the path of a firetruck after a winter storm in...

  19. January 21, 2014

    US northeast hit by fresh winter blast

    Fresh winter blast hits US northeast The US east coast was battered by a winter storm on Tuesday that grounded thousands of...

  20. FT Alphaville

    January 15, 2014

    The updated FOMC dove-hawk spectrum

    Click to embiggen: The new spectrum applies after the January 28-29 meeting, Bernanke’s last as chair. The remaining vacant...

  21. January 3, 2014

    US northeast hit by severe winter weather

    Snowstorm batters northeastern US The first big winter storm of the year pummeled the northeastern US with heavy snow and...

  22. December 13, 2013

    Fernand Léger at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

    The beautiful is everywhere. Perhaps more in the arrangement of your saucepans on the white walls of your kitchen than in...

  23. December 11, 2013

    Building the ideal city

    In 1593, the Venetians decided to build a new city to celebrate victory over the Ottomans at the Battle of Lepanto. A...

  24. FT Photo Diary

    December 10, 2013

    Philadelphia snowstorm

    Matt Rourke/AP A commuter waits for a train during a snowstorm in Philadelphia, US ...

  25. November 12, 2013

    The design flaws that lead to financial explosions

    Nuclear power and financial systems both have the capacity to blow up the world. Perhaps there are lessons from one for the...

  26. November 1, 2013

    Rents force Chinatown locals to ponder long march to suburbia

    Chinatowns in change For Lawrence Cheng, the arrival of another betting shop in London’s Chinatown district is one more nail...

  27. October 11, 2013

    Republicans face backlash over US shutdown

    Suzanne Bowen, an elderly assistant at the local pharmacy in Bristol, a gritty town on the outskirts of Philadelphia, leans...

  28. September 24, 2013

    US housing optimism may prove Fed was too cautious

    The biggest annual rise in house prices since 2006 suggests that little is wrong with the US economy – and perhaps something...

  29. September 11, 2013

    Cities of tomorrow plan for the needs of their citizens

    The future of our cities is not predetermined. Across the Americas we can see hints and templates of what is to come, from...

  30. September 11, 2013

    A Boy and His Soul, Tricycle Theatre, London – review

    Colman Domingo’s solo piece about growing up in Philadelphia surrounded by soul music does not, alas, centre on the...

  31. August 16, 2013

    Week in Review, August 17

    A round-up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Corporate person in the news: Tim...

  32. FT Alphaville

    August 15, 2013

    The 6am Cut London

    Asian markets fell amid mixed earnings and expectations that lower US jobless claims today will boost the chance of Fed...

  33. June 28, 2013

    America’s lost revolutionary

    A few years ago David Lefer, a high school and college history teacher in Brooklyn, was asked by a student for a good book...

  34. June 28, 2013

    Shale oil boom revives US shipyards

    Under the blazing sun of a hot Philadelphia day, Kristian Rokke, chief executive of Aker Philadelphia Shipyard, addresses a...

  35. May 5, 2013

    Steve Mosko, Sony Pictures Television

    Steve Mosko has a theory about successful people. “Somewhere along the line they were wronged [by someone], or...

  36. April 21, 2013

    Graduate investors fund the next generation

    David Klein had no illusions about the cost of studying for an MBA at the University of Pennslyvania’s Wharton School. To...

  37. April 18, 2013

    Wharton begins the search for its next dean

    Tom Robertson is to step down as dean of the Wharton school in June 2014, almost seven years after he was appointed to the...

  38. March 27, 2013

    Mental associations and trigger theory

    Contagious: Why things catch on By Jonah Berger, Simon & Schuster, £12.99/$26 Why do some things catch on? How does a steak...

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