Economy & Finance

Migrant boats turned away by Italy arrive in Spain

Read more at https://on.ft.com/2JZq1OR The rescue ship Aquarius and two Italian vessels carrying 630 migrants arrived at the Spanish port of...

Mansion House speech, FedEx results, Opec meeting

The FT's Helen Barrett looks at the key stories making the news this week. The state of the UK's economy will be under the microscope when Philip...

US and China inch closer to a trade war

► Read more at https://on.ft.com/2JQxtZB The FT's Shawn Donnan on how the world’s two largest economies are on the brink of a full-scale trade...

Why Ireland could shape the Brexit deal - or doom it

In an interview at the FT Live conference on Brexit, Ireland's European affairs minister Helen McEntee discusses the Irish backstop to stop a hard...

Trump feels “badly” for Paul Manafort being jailed

President Trump on Friday said he feels "badly" about what's happening to his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort ► Subscribe to FT.com here:...

Entrepreneurs taking on the tech giants

Finalists at the EY World Entrepreneur of the Year event explain how they dared to enter sectors dominated by companies like Tesla, Uber, Google...

Charts That Count: Flattening Yield Curve

The spread between 10-year and 2-year Treasury bond yields dropped below 40 basis points after the Federal Reserve promised to push on with rises...

How Disney turns old stories into box office gold

Disney is pumping out hit after hit, from Star Wars to Pixar films. It may seem like a new business model, but actually CEO Bob Iger is borrowing...

Erdogan Tightens His Grip on Turkey

The most pivotal elections in modern Turkish history are taking place June 24th. If Recep Tayyip Erdogan wins, the once ceremonial position of...

Will You Lose Your Job to Automation?

As work becomes increasingly automated, conversations are swirling about whether machines are taking over. We talk to Google Cloud AI chief...

Lionel Messi Out-Earns Cristiano Ronaldo; 'Infinity War' Surpasses $2 Billion | Forbes Flash

This week on Forbes Flash: ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ surpasses $2 billion; Lionel Messi passes Cristiano Ronaldo in earnings; and NASA’s Opportunity...

AT&T, Time Warner and the Entire Media Merger Frenzy Explained

From AT&T and Time Warner to the hot pursuit of 21st Century Fox and Sky, media mergers are in full swing. Why now? WSJ's Amol Sharma answers all...

This Surveillance Camera Can See You Sneeze at 4,000 Feet

With its 19 lenses, the Mantis, one of the world’s most powerful cameras, can capture cities and people in the big picture, and then drill down...

Take a 360-View Ride in the Cockpit of a U-2 Spy Plane

Watch the full documentary at wsj.com/spyplane The U-2 spy plane has been operational for more than 60 years and still uses a film camera to take...