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  1. September 17, 2014

    Scotland, guns, politics and the companies that do not speak up

    There is a strong case for companies to stay out of politics. First, their top executives are not, in my experience,...

  2. FT Alphaville

    September 5, 2014

    All about the eurodollars

    Whilst everyone was focused on the ECB on Thursday… … the Fed pulled this little snippet out of its bag: As part of the...

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  1. The President's New Challenge 2013

    Barack Obama has a hostile environment to negotiate as he tries to secure a legacy bey...
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  1. September 5, 2014

    Guns and Chains

    The focus on marketing and product design (oversize iPhones! Celebrity endorsers!) often betrays the unsexy, operational...

  2. August 29, 2014

    Guns: jammed cylinder

    Don’t bet that the American gun rally is over just yet. This week gun manufacturer Smith & Wesson sharply lowered the sales...

  3. August 8, 2014

    James Brady, presidential official, 1940-2014

    Fate, in the form of a bullet, meant James Brady lived two lives. The first was as a burly wisecracking politico-about-town...

  4. July 6, 2014

    US companies caught in crossfire on right to carry guns in stores

    Brandon Randall grew up in a small town in rural Minnesota where every family home stored licensed guns and most weekend...

  5. May 30, 2014

    Teaching children about school shootings

    Last week, my daughters experienced a very modern American childhood ritual. The teachers at their Manhattan school suddenly...

  6. May 9, 2014

    The Diary: Joshua Ferris

    Bad news for America from the state of Georgia, where Governor Nathan Deal last month signed a law easing restrictions on...

  7. April 9, 2014

    Obama addresses mental health issues in military

    President Barack Obama called for greater efforts to help soldiers with mental health problems as he visited Fort Hood,...

  8. beyondbrics

    March 26, 2014

    India elections: daily wrap

    The incumbent Congress party published its manifesto on Wednesday, with mentions for low-caste and tribal people, labour...

  9. beyondbrics

    March 26, 2014

    India elections: jumping the gun on Modi

    Equity investors are taking it for granted. Bookies are putting money on it. And even the international media are taking it...

  10. March 20, 2014

    Washington learns to forget Sandy Hook

    How long does it take to forget the deaths of 20 children? For some movers and shakers in our nation’s capital, I would say...

  11. March 5, 2014

    Facebook tightens its rules on gun sales

    Facebook has bowed to anti-gun violence campaigners by introducing new rules to regulate the sales of firearms and other...

  12. February 17, 2014

    Chicago debates fall in gun crime

    Chicago’s police chief is not claiming victory. Considering more people are still murdered here than anywhere else in the...

  13. January 27, 2014

    Barack Obama battles a sense of drift on State of the Union goals

    President Barack Obama has fallen short of the biggest targets he set in last year’s State of the Union address by failing...

  14. January 24, 2014

    Ukip leader Nigel Farage calls handgun ban ‘ludicrous’

    Nigel Farage has waded into a fresh political row by saying the UK government should lift a ban on handguns that has been in...

  15. December 13, 2013

    Profits up for rifle-maker Freedom Group on Sandy Hook anniversary

    Freedom Group, manufacturer of the rifle used in the Sandy Hook school shootings a year ago, expects earnings to have risen...

  16. December 12, 2013

    Gabrielle Giffords

    When she was a child, Gabrielle Giffords played the title role of Annie in a production of the musical in her home town of...

  17. December 11, 2013

    MasterCard given credit by investors after dividend spike and buyback

    MasterCard received credit from investors for the decision to launch a stock split and a big jump in its quarterly dividend,...

  18. December 9, 2013

    Cerberus offers investors way out of gunmaker Freedom Group

    Cerberus is offering its investors a way to sell their interest in the maker of the gun used in the Newtown school shootings...

  19. November 4, 2013

    Co-operative, with a gun to its head

    The Co-operative Group has lived up to its name by rejigging a proposed recapitalisation of Co-operative Bank. But we all...

  20. October 31, 2013

    Cryptoanarchists pull trigger on fight over future of Bitcoin

    The inventor of the 3D printed gun has trained his sights on Bitcoin, fronting a campaign to keep the virtual currency...

  21. October 24, 2013

    The gun that got into Jamie’s bank

    I learnt about the gun a few days ago as I poked around the history section of the JPMorgan Chase website. Among the...

  22. September 25, 2013

    Corporate America’s odd silence on guns

    Iam not an American and have no say in its political process. But I spent a year in the US in my late teens, have visited...

  23. September 20, 2013

    Three-year-old among 13 shot in Chicago

    Thirteen people, including a 3-year-old boy who was shot in the head, were wounded by gunfire on Chicago’s South Side on...

  24. September 18, 2013

    Business as usual in Washington

    America seems to be getting used to massacres. On Monday, when a gunman went on a killing spree that claimed 12 innocent...

  25. September 18, 2013

    Starbucks asks customers to leave their guns at home

    Gun-toting coffee drinkers will have to think twice before visiting Starbucks for their caffeine fix after the US chain,...

  26. September 17, 2013

    Navy Yard killings revive arguments in US gun control debate

    As Washington police worked on Tuesday to establish the motivation of the former navy reservist who killed 12 people, the...

  27. FT Alphaville

    September 12, 2013

    The Closer

    FURTHER FURTHER READING - Why Michael Woodford thinks the Fed should taper. - More money than Thor (on the Norwegian SWF). -...

  28. FT Photo Diary

    August 8, 2013

    Young gun in Somalia

    Mohamed Abdiwahab/AFP A Somali boy walks with a toy gun along the Lido beach near Mogadishu on Thursday ...

  29. FT Photo Diary

    August 8, 2013

    Gun games

    Shah Marai/AFP Children in Kabul play with plastic toy guns. Civilian casualties in the Afghan war rose 23 per cent in the...

  30. FT Photo Diary

    August 2, 2013

    A girl plays with a gun in Aleppo

    Loubna Mrie/Reuters A girl holds up a gun with Syrian Army fighters in Aleppo, Syria   ...

  31. July 19, 2013

    Obama identifies with teenage gun victim

    President Barack Obama has spoken in deeply personal terms about the case of the African-American teenager shot dead last...

  32. July 14, 2013

    Activists and politicians voice outrage over Zimmerman acquittal

    As news of George Zimmerman’s acquittal in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin spread at the weekend, liberal activists and...

  33. July 14, 2013

    Protests continue against Zimmerman acquittal

    Street protests have continued in the US over the acquittal of George Zimmerman as the Department of Justice said it was...

  34. FT Photo Diary

    July 3, 2013

    US pro-gun lobby - Toy Gun March

    Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Lauren Wagner of Baltimore, Maryland in the US, leads a group of about 20 demonstrators carrying...

  35. June 30, 2013

    Blasts in Pakistan cities of Quetta and Peshawar kill at least 42

    QUETTA June 30 - At least 28 were killed and dozens wounded in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta on Sunday when a...

  36. June 27, 2013

    Boston bombing suspect indicted on criminal charges

    A federal grand jury on Thursday indicted the accused Boston marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on charges of killing four...

  37. FT Photo Diary

    June 3, 2013

    62 gun salute at the Tower of London

    Ben Stansall/AFP Members of the Honourable Artillery Company, the City of London’s Territorial Army regiment, fire a 62 gun...

  38. FT Photo Diary

    May 29, 2013

    Gun battle in Kabul

    Rahmat Gul/AP Smoke rises from the International Red Cross building after a two-hour gun battle between security forces and...

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