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This low-profile adviser steps into the spotlight as the US ramps up trade war talk
The government may have declared victory on living standards, but we have been here before
Facebook’s share price falls after the revelation of data leaks from 50m profiles
As the US president is learning, more ponderous forces may reassert themselves
The ‘Sex and the City’ actress wants to be governor of New York — who will be next?
Cambridge Analytica’s éminence grise is really just an adman bigging up his firm
With the US president surrounded by nationalists, Pax Americana is weakening by the day
As the clock ticks, the UK’s position only grows weaker
Why should the gains of the propertied be less taxed than the fruits of enterprise?
Globalisation gave the data company wings; now it is turning into an Achilles heel
Unilateral trade sanctions are not as effective as multilateral action
Britain’s negotiating hand is not as strong as some would like to think
US hogs are piggies in the middle
Is the tide turning against the tech giants?
Honesty is laudable, but virtue will only get the retailer so far in a greedy and fearful market
In Turkey, anger and mistrust between different social and political groupings is fierce
Basic digital competence can address a lot of the concerns raised around social media
The bank has been a miserable investment and it’s no surprise a raider has appeared
The killing of a pedestrian and flimsy data bode ill for driverless vehicle trials
Facebook, EU digital levy, Publicis, Tencent, Saudi Arabia, AT&T, Barclays and more
With fiscal stimulus on the way, why does the Fed stay the course?
Stronger currency spurs share market selling and repatriation flows
Beijing could exploit any Trump over-reach in a bar-room punch-up over tariffs
British gardens are envied for their herbaceous borders, but it’s the blend of shrubs, bulbs and beds that makes them special
‘A talent for testing boundaries has always seemed a rather useful trait and school is the perfect time to hone this skill’
‘Many of us have a Pavlovian reaction to the pop of a cork but guests do not have to be welcomed with fizz’
Nicholas Lander wallows in nostalgia as this Soho staple reopens
The paternalism of Milton Hershey offers lessons for today’s billionaire philanthropists, from the Koch brothers to George Soros
Inverted yield curve in the near future may not be a warning of recession
Euro and yen appreciation likely to be resisted as ECB and BoJ favour lower rates
Nothing less than la dolce vita can explain the performance of Italian securities
It is likely that the UK government will abandon its demands ever more quickly as time slips away
Plus, John McEnroe’s Mark Bradford painting returns to LA and Lévy Gorvy forms an advisory firm
From Facebook to cryptocurrencies and fund managers — what can you put your faith in?