Economy & Finance

Charts that Count: Why the US stock market has shrunk by half

The US stock market is the largest in the world, but the number of companies that choose to be publicly listed has been shrinking for about two...

Inside the Arctic Military Base at the Center of U.S.-Russia Tensions | WSJ

Melting sea ice in the Arctic is spurring a scramble for resources, shipping routes and strategic strongholds in the region. WSJ’s Michael M....

The task ahead for Ursula von der Leyen

The FT's world news editor Anne-Sylvaine Chassany looks at the challenge faced by the next president of the European Commission, the EU’s executive...

Nancy Pelosi slams Donald Trump over 'racist' tweets

► Read more at https://on.ft.com/30Bka7m Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi describes US President Donald Trump's remarks as "not only...

Why China's own economy trumps the US trade war

► Read more at https://on.ft.com/2YasQ6Q The FT's global China editor James Kynge says a slowdown in construction and industrial output is far...

Inside Amtrak’s Dying Long-Distance Trains | WSJ

Amtrak’s proposals for altering or eliminating some of its long-distance train routes, in favor of more frequent service where the population is...

How EVO Banco combines fintech innovation with good banking management | World Finance

Carlos Oliveira is the Executive Customer Lab Director at EVO Banco – one of the key challenger banks disrupting Spain's banking industry. In May...

The Art Of Blockchain | Forbes

By day, Thomas Silkjaer designs bibles. By night, he turns blockchains into art. How do the two inform each other? What can we learn from the...

“Where should I invest first?” - Suresh Menon - Finance Tube

Always thought that you, as a salaried common man, are confused about investments? You will be surprised to know that celebrities too face doubts...

US Treasury has 'serious concerns' over Facebook's Libra

Read more at https://on.ft.com/2NYv3yD US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin says Washington wants to see more detail from the social network on how...

The Real Story Behind the Apollo 11 Computer Error | WSJ

Perhaps the most dramatic moment of Apollo 11's mission to the moon was when the Eagle began its final descent to the lunar surface and the Apollo...

Trump's call for congresswomen of colour to 'go home' draws ire

The US president's call for four Democratss to 'go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came' has been...

Hong Kong protests spread to outlying regions

The FT's Deputy Asia News Editor Ravi Mattu says Carrie Lam's failed attempt to resign would have been unlikely to placate the hardcore group of...

Rush shipping is often free. But the environment could be paying for it

Super fast shipping is the new standard in online shopping. But tight delivery windows can hurt efficiency and, ultimately, the environment. Here's...