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    1. November 12, 2014

      Regional US banks: binge with care

      Away from the glitzy coastal cities, people diet less. They like real food. Mid- and small-sized US banks are on a binge, in...

    2. November 4, 2014

      BATS names Concannon as new president

      BATS Global Markets, the second-largest US stock exchange operator by volume, has named high-profile trading executive Chris...

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    1. October 26, 2014

      Comcast: Broadband battleground

      Ralph Roberts, the 94-year-old co-founder of Comcast, was seriously ill last year, spending 85 days in bed after being...

    2. 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,...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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,...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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 ...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. FT Photo Diary

      December 10, 2013

      Philadelphia snowstorm

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

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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