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FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 18, 2019

Blackstone: turning on a dime
It is very rare to see a private equity firm give back money

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 18, 2019

Britain is once again the sick man of Europe
If treachery becomes part of the debate, there can only be total victory or total defeat

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 18, 2019

Meat needs to justify its place on our tables
Yet we do not all have to go vegetarian to save our health or planet

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 18, 2019

Unilever/Nestlé: Halo effect
Menu innovation is not just for entrepreneurs

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 18, 2019

Pinterest: needle match
The social network has avoided a down round but the triumph is ephemeral

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 18, 2019

Too good to be bad: the misplaced focus on recession risks
Risk/reward balance in equities remains tilted towards the latter

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 18, 2019

Venture capital's fate may be written in the stars
Astrology apps are the future — and I foresee a swindle

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 18, 2019

Why Tiger Woods is a hard act to follow
Where sport has knowable, written-down rules, life does not

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 18, 2019

Of Notre Dame burning and signs of the times
There are 1.2bn Catholics in the world. How some might be interpreting the fire online is worth noting.

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 18, 2019

Funds full of returns and do-goodery now harder to find
You aren't just choosing a financial instrument any more, you're choosing a moral universe

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 18, 2019

Tech IPOs show the money is in business services
Companies such as Zoom have reinvented enterprise tech for the cloud era

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 18, 2019

Creditors are coming for Venezuela's assets
With a Crystallex victory, the country's debt restructuring could get a whole lot more litigious.

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 18, 2019

Old Money: Should ancient people hit the slopes?
Skiing is a high-risk sport for our finances

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 18, 2019

How Remain can win a second referendum
Remainers should focus on improving the UK's future, not on fighting yesterday's battles

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 18, 2019

The art of the Tory leadership backstory
Candidates need to stress the ordinariness of their background. That's bad news for Boris Johnson

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 18, 2019

All to play for in FT stock picking competition
Contest to raise money for charity seasonal appeal has been opened to general public

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 18, 2019

PG&E creates world-class hangover for wind and solar investors
The power purchase agreements crisis is likely to shake up renewable energy financing

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 18, 2019

On the campaign trail in India's Hindi heartlands
The battle for Uttar Pradesh is likely to determine the election

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 18, 2019

The work behind the world's great wonders
Notre-Dame may be saved by billionaires — but think, too, of its builders

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 17, 2019

Are non-alcoholic beers ready to challenge the real thing?
The FT hits the pub to put low-alcohol brews to the test

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 17, 2019

Short-term thinking is undermining sustainable business models
Asset managers and companies alike should look to longer-term goals if sustainability is to thrive

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 17, 2019

Why Italian and French dealmakers play the long game
Mediobanca's turns to former Vivendi CEO's M&A boutique as French-Italian ties grow

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 17, 2019

Trump dilemma: let oil prices rise or lose face against Iran
Not a good time for White House to tighten sanctions as crude hits a year high

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 17, 2019

Studying science at 70 has been a revelation. Now for the exams?.?.?.
In his third report, our student takes stock as he approaches his IGCSEs

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 17, 2019

Calm amid efforts to blow the Bunzl house down
Despite wobble, group is a in much firmer footing than in the past

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 17, 2019

France's ENA needs a serious overhaul, not abolition
The elite school remains the primary path to top positions in government

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 17, 2019

High returns will be hard to come by in these frustrating times
Investors must weigh a hamstrung Fed, a fragile eurozone and a recuperating China

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 17, 2019

L'Oréal: full pelt
The benefits of scale are reflected in a deluxe valuation

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 17, 2019

ABB/Ulrich Spiesshofer: walloped by Wallenbergs
The deposed boss has paid the price for failing to deliver on a turnround plan

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 17, 2019

Commerzbank/ING: Dutch rub
The political momentum still lies with a ‘Deutschemerz' combination

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 17, 2019

Blair's soggy tie holds lessons for the EU elections
The details of proportional representation may seem dull but they could stymie Remainers

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 17, 2019

Landlords can expect more to come following tenancy eviction reforms
The trend to impose new rules on the growing private rented sector is unlikely to slow

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 17, 2019

Segro/online shopping: warehouse party
Woes affecting other property sectors may have caught up with warehouse specialist

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Apr 17, 2019

Do we need an IMF to regulate the internet?
Today's economies are built on data as well as money. It's time global institutions caught up

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Apr 17, 2019

Registering EU citizens in the UK will create an underclass
People who feel vulnerable often shy away from, or are unaware of, administrative processes

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Apr 17, 2019

A rolling immigration crisis benefits Donald Trump
President may perversely be rewarded for making little progress on his top priority

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Apr 17, 2019

Trump benefits from keeping immigration a concern
Populists do not live and die on their record. They live on a sense of rolling crisis

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 17, 2019

Spain faces its most chaotic election yet
A moderate consensus has been upset by the Catalan question and the return of nationalism

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 17, 2019

Argentina's foreign exchange regime is broken
It must be fixed before it is too late

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 17, 2019

Frequent flyer: meet the mini-tribes of air travel
From ‘Mr IT Department' to ‘Wonder Bladder' — which tribe can you relate to?

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 17, 2019

Casting call for FT Alphaville's Vaudeville!
Calling all budding performers, writers, directors, choreographers and egomaniacs. It's your time to shine. (Maybe.)

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 17, 2019

Apple/Qualcomm: giving peace a chance
After settling their legal dispute, the tech juggernauts are free to deal with their other problems

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 17, 2019

Law must back freelance rights to be paid on time
Late payments kill an estimated 50,000 small businesses a year

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 17, 2019

Hey, Siri: from virtual assistant to BFF?
If we end up befriending AIs, will we still want to set them mundane tasks?

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 17, 2019

Niche asset nears mainstream as investors warm to EU carbon market
There are four reasons to be optimistic about the attraction of the allowances scheme

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 17, 2019

Trust in index investing has paid off handsomely
Active stock pickers have work to do to see which companies can adapt to the digital age

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 17, 2019

WhatsApp is a dark version of democracy
India's election shows the risks of social media platforms becoming private messaging groups

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 16, 2019

Generalisations about coal are fraught with risks
Underlying drivers for fuel prices remain intact despite a softening in Europe's market

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 16, 2019

How Samsung engineered its folding phone
South Korean company's innovations included batteries, hinge design and even glue

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 16, 2019

Ukraine's fresh-faced Zelensky has some big drawbacks
Voters must choose between an amiable novice and a veteran insider

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 16, 2019

British Steel pleads for a carbon credit loan
Permit rollover woes prompt parent Greybull to seek government help

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 16, 2019

US executive pay: fractional factions
Activists should focus on the income of the average citizen

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 16, 2019

China battles America in the AI arms race
What counts is implementation not innovation, and here the Chinese have big advantages

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 16, 2019

Strongmen's downfall gives false hope of new dawn
The uprisings against Bouteflika and Bashir lack enduring power to oust autocracies

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 16, 2019

Private equity takes juicing the numbers to the next level
Firms are giving themselves credit for cost-cutting even before they have bought the company

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 16, 2019

Ukraine's Zelensky has plenty of form, but little substance
Voters hoping for change risk being disappointed by the frontrunner comedian

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 16, 2019

Lufthansa: air brakes
Too many irritating announcements from carrier will make shareholders wince

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 16, 2019

UniCredit/US fines: European wrongs contest
Lender's punishment tells us more about domestic regulation than foreign policy

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 16, 2019

Ashmore/bond funds: EMpowered
The fund manager's shares have had a great run but look vulnerable to bad news

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 16, 2019

US and China tech giants look increasingly similar
There is an inconvenient likeness between the main protagonists in both countries

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 16, 2019

Hon Hai/Foxconn: Gou figure
The youth of Taiwan would probably prefer a president more attuned to their thinking

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 16, 2019

Drive to rerun Istanbul poll is a risk for Erdogan
It is never wise to bet against Turkey's president, but voters could back the underdog

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 16, 2019

China's stimulus: not like it used to be
Flip-flopping between growth and debt targets weakens positive feedback loop

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 16, 2019

Corbyn's threat to investment-bank socialism
Because sometimes it's about putting capital first and labour second.

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 16, 2019

In defence of dual-class shares with different rights
Creating this non-voting class means we could issue more equity without losing vital control

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 16, 2019

Learn from the failings of South Korea's conglomerates
Dysfunctional chaebol show family owners how not to behave

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 16, 2019

The utility of vulture funds
Sometimes they do good.

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 15, 2019

Splintered Libor transition raises risks for banks
Benchmark is embedded in everything from sophisticated derivatives to mortgages

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 15, 2019

Learning a language bursts your national bubble
To many English speakers, learning other languages has come to seem a waste of time

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 15, 2019

Oil rally gives Saudi Arabia a chance to be steward of stability
Trump has pushed Opec not to let prices go too high for the sake of the global economy and his re-election hopes

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 15, 2019

There is no need for the Fed to step on the gas
Markets are wrong to think Powell should adopt Draghi's strategy of monetary easing

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 15, 2019

Big Mick Davis in Hemingway plot for ironclad comeback
Zogota iron ore deposit, in a notoriously difficult region, will test the mettle of Sir Mick

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 15, 2019

Goldman Sachs: wish you were here
A change in strategy for a public company will be long and painful

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 15, 2019

Sudan's new regime has still to prove its sincerity
Protesters worry there is nothing credible to replace the old guard

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 15, 2019

Publicis/digital marketing: Epsilon's alpha
French group will need all its persuasive skills to convince investors of its purchase

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 15, 2019

Trafigura/Nyrstar: zinc polish
Swiss commodities trader risks straining its swollen balance sheet

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 15, 2019

IWG/WeWork: new lease of life
UK office space provider has been spending heavily to keep up with its US rival

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 15, 2019

Binance delists Craig Wright's "Bitcoin Satoshi's Vision"
The bitcoin holy war is getting real.

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 15, 2019

Staging ‘Mein Kampf' amid a darkening discourse
The play urges audiences to ask uncomfortable questions about hate speech

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 15, 2019

How to funnel capital to the American heartland
Ways must be found to rewire money flows in order to reverse the export of wealth

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 15, 2019

Brexit has broken UK politics, not the constitution
Local and European Parliament elections in May will be key for the Tories and Labour

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 15, 2019

Why Donald Trump is great news for Xi Jinping
The US president has disarmed America in the battle of ideas

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 15, 2019

The quality of chart needed to raise $2m in an ICO
And then to shut up shop, with all the money gone.

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 15, 2019

Philanthropy's blighted reputation threatens giving
Donations are increasingly caricatured as self-protective ruses for the wealthy

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 15, 2019

Liquefied natural gas: ship it in
Prices will rebound as demand rises in Asia

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 15, 2019

Share the costs of cleaner air for the world's cities
London's new low emissions zone needs to gain public acceptance

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 15, 2019

Further reading
IMF stigma; surfers; a "smear campaign;" and much more.

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 15, 2019

Long-term investing is a necessity as much as a choice
The long bull market and QE have led to a drastic change in thinking

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 15, 2019

Long-term investing, a necessity and a choice
The long bull market and QE have led to a drastic change in thinking

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 15, 2019

No place like home for US oil
Three assumptions behind the bid for Anadarko

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 15, 2019

Chevron bid shows home is the place for US oil
Three assumptions behind the bid for Anadarko

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 15, 2019

Like banking, conduct in business needs regulating
Companies and their senior staff need to be held to higher standards of behaviour

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 14, 2019

In Indonesia's election, the presidency matters least
Parliament, corruption and regional politics will determine the business environment

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 14, 2019

In Indonesia's elections, the presidency matters least
Parliament, corruption and regional politics will determine the business environment

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 14, 2019

Earth-bound tips for leaders who shoot for the moon
The space race provided a framework for modern management that is still relevant

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 14, 2019

Guidelines are a welcome step towards ethical AI
Big Tech has repeatedly failed to ensure human rights are top priority

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 14, 2019

ECB considers options to combat low inflation
Draghi's successor will need new weapons to reform monetary policy

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 14, 2019

Europe must take a stand in the Arab-Israeli conflict
The approach to peace adopted after the Oslo Accords has been abandoned

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 14, 2019

What Donald Trump gets right
The president understands monetary policy has done more for the markets than Main Street

FT.com - Comment & Analysis
Apr 14, 2019

The end of the Franco-German love-in
The interests of the two countries and their leaders are diverging

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