Tag: FT

FT: America Has Chosen To Be Normal (Again)

For those of you who missed it, Robert Kagan of Brookings wrote an interesting piece in the FT recently, arguing that in electing Donal Trump American has chosen to abandon its global role […]

FT: “Deutsche Bank offers a tough lesson in risk”

Excellent piece on DB and banking sector risk by Martin Wolf in FT this week. The key points: All banks are weak, but some banks are weaker than others. This […]

The FT’s Encyclopedia the Corporate-Speak Should Be Required Reading For Every Executive

People who don’t read London’s Financial Times regularly may think of it as a stodgy British newspaper with about as much humor as a Beefeater on a bad day. However, the FT has moments where […]

Is Capitalism Possible Without Democracy?

I recently came across an interesting opinion piece on FT written by Slavoj Zizek (Director of the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities) entitled, “Capitalism has broken free of the shackles […]

NY FED: It’s Time to Rewrite the Rules of Wall Street

Regular readers of this blog know that I strongly believe that the U.S. has so far wasted the opportunity the last financial crisis gave us to reform Wall Street. Despite the […]

Must Read: “Capital in the 21st Century” by Thomas Piketty

Well, I finally finished the most talked-about economics book in the last decade, and my overall opinion is that it is worth all the praise and attention that it has […]

FT: Piketty’s Maths Don’t Add Up

Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the 21st Century has been the most talked-about book in economics in a decade, but according to the FT there bay be some issues with the […]

FT: The Euro Crisis Is Still There

Gideon Rachman is sounding the warning bell on FT over the fragility of the Euro recovery plan. Recalling the European Central Bank President’s now-famous statement of support, Rachman warns that the […]

FT: “Mood on banking turns full circle”

FT has some good news for bankers: apparently, the storm in over and they can even “admit their profession at dinner parties these days” An excerpt: Bob Diamond was three […]

FT: “Let’s get geeks into government”

Gillian Tett has a good piece on FT.com about Brett Goldstein, a former executive at OpenTable, who left the tech world for local government in Chicago out of a desire […]