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Financial View: Student Debt in America: Lend With a Smile, Gather With a Fist

November 28, 2015

Economic View


The American student loan crisis is frequently noticed as a issue of profligacy and predation. Wasteful colleges raise tuition each and every year, we are told, even as middle-class wages stagnate and unscrupulous for-profit colleges …


The FT’s greatest books of 2015

November 27, 2015

The FT’s books editor reflects on the literary trends, publications and events of the year — while FT critics and experts select their must-read titles

Where does literature end and fantasy begin? The answer would seem to involve dragons —


Deep influence

November 26, 2015

Attempting times for Esteves

AS THE founder and boss of BTG Pactual, a Brazilian investment bank, André Esteves has been a shrewd and hyperactive dealmaker. But on November 25th some of these bargains appeared to sour, when he was arrested …


Higher pay motivates bankers, but bonuses usually do not

November 25, 2015

JOHN CRYAN, the new(ish) co-chief executive of Deutsche Bank, triggered a stir earlier this week when he said that bonuses do not encourage bankers to operate any tougher. The German lender’s boss was reported to have mentioned that he had …


Terrorism and the economy

November 24, 2015

ANALYSING the effects of terrorist acts on lost GDP or decrease stockmarket indices may look to be missing the point. But terrorists aim to wreak havoc, which includes with our economy



Does the size of the state hold back the economy?

November 23, 2015

LATER this week, the British government will announce its latest spending review. Its aim will be to balance the spending budget by 2020. In part, this is since the Conservative party genuinely believes a smaller sized state is excellent for …


Wall St. Ties Linger as Image Problem for Hillary Clinton

November 22, 2015

John Wittneben simmered as he listened to Hillary Rodham Clinton defend her ties to Wall Street for the duration of last weekend’s Democratic debate. He lost 40 % of his savings in person retirement accounts for the duration of the …


A funny type of conservation

November 21, 2015

Short-term options have a way of becoming permanent. The fate of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the two “government-sponsored enterprises” (GSEs) that stand behind a lot of America’s housing marketplace, is a case in point. The GSEs, which acquire American …


Treasury and I.R.S. Propose Rules to Curb Corporate Relocations for Tax Reasons

November 20, 2015

The Treasury Department and the Internal Income Service on Thursday issued new guidelines aimed at discouraging American businesses from moving their headquarters abroad in search of lower tax rates.

Increasingly, American organizations have been trying to decrease their tax liabilities …


Several unhappy returns

November 19, 2015

“KEEP your eyes on the stars,” said Teddy Roosevelt, “and your feet on the ground.” America’s can-do spirit keeps its economy moving forward, but more than-optimism can be dangerous, specially if it leads men and women to make promises they …