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(VIDEO) The Huffington Post Plans Launch in India

Andy Plesser | Posted 03.31.2014 | Business
Andy Plesser

LONDON - The Huffington is registering 44 percent of it's traffic from outside the United States via it 11 international editions, which adds up to ov...

BuzzFeed's Perelman, We Offer Video Scale To Brands

Andy Plesser | Posted 03.28.2014 | Technology
Andy Plesser

LONDON - BuzzFeed's commercial stock in trade is offering sponsored editorial articles to brand marketers. Now it is extending the offering to digital...

Procter & Gamble Blames Lagging Razor Sales On 'Movember'

AP/HuffPost | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Procter & Gamble's second-quarter net income fell 16 percent as the world's largest consumer products maker faced a tough comparison with year ago res...

Newspaper Apologizes For Error

Posted 12.23.2013 | Media

Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed al Khalifa, the foreign minister of Bahrain, and Khaled Sheikh Mohammed, the alleged architect of Al Qaeda's 9/11 attacks, are...

Sandy Hook Gun-Maker Profits Up 52 Percent In Year Since Massacre

Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

The past 12 months have been unimaginably horrible for the loved ones of the victims of the Sandy Hook massacre a year ago, but they have been just fi...

Setting the Record Straight

Roger Martin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Roger Martin

One might have thought that a traditional print newspaper like the Financial Times would be getting a little less arrogant as it slides toward economic extinction, but if anything, the opposite is the case, as I have experienced in the last few weeks.

WSJ Gets It Right -- Highlights Italy Probe of Soccer Clubs, Ignores FTC Probe of Oil Price Fixing

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 08.26.2013 | Media
Raymond J. Learsy

That an issue of this importance is being virtually ignored by our press is mind-boggling to say the least, and one has to wonder what nefarious influences the oil industry and its moneyed interests are able to bring to bear.

Russian Arms, Syria and the Price of Oil

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 08.04.2013 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

Clearly there is a correlation between Middle East tensions and high oil prices. Are we seeing a replay of Russian policies that solidified Iranian intransigence on matters nuclear, thereby exacerbating those tensions to bring about significantly higher oil prices?

Financial Times Hacked By Syrian Electronic Army

Reuters | Posted 07.17.2013 | Media

LONDON (Reuters) - The website of British newspaper the Financial Times was hacked on Friday, apparently by the "Syrian Electronic Army", a group of h...

Financial Times Video Chief: Short-Form Video to Expand

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.25.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

LONDON - The Financial Times is using video to increase its profile, says Josh de la Mare, global editor for Financial Times Video. Beet.TV spoke with...

The Lax Logic of Libertarians

Jag Bhalla | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics
Jag Bhalla

Crucial questions are misframed by pitting J.S. Mill and free-market libertarian faith against Mayor Bloomberg, reason and experience.

Amazon & The Industrial Revolution

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 05.15.2013 | Business
Michael Rosenblum

Nottingham, England: Some 240 years ago, the Industrial Revolution began here, in the Midlands of England. Richard Arkwright opened his first water power mill and changed the world.

Calling for Reform in the Financial Times' MBA Program Rankings

Adam Pervez | Posted 04.17.2013 | Business
Adam Pervez

Dedicating 40 percent of a school's score to purely financial considerations seems to make a mockery of the fact that many students pursue an MBA as an avenue to higher education. Some even use that education to try and make the world a better place.

This Year in Meta-Davos

Robert Teitelman | Posted 03.31.2013 | Business
Robert Teitelman

As always -- or at least over the past decade or so -- the most fascinating thing about Davos is not the empty effrontery of it all (that's old hat) but the fact that it's not what it used to be.

OPEC's Massive $1 Trillion Haul in 2012 While Sowing Jihad

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 03.07.2013 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

This torrent of money flowing into OPEC, especially into the Persian Gulf States, raises the question how this massive windfall is being put to use other than providing fresh capital for the world's largest sovereign wealth funds, as those of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Kuwait.

New Year's Resolutions And Corporate Social Responsibility

Rev. Seamus P. Finn, OMI | Posted 03.04.2013 | Religion
Rev. Seamus P. Finn, OMI

Recognition by corporations of their fair tax contribution could go a long way toward shoring up the social fabric, political climate and the financial health of our country, all currently sorely frayed.

The Hyped Distortion of Exchange Traded Oil Prices and the Price You Pay for Gasoline

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 02.17.2013 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

The U.S. benchmark for crude as traded on the New York Mercantile Exchange is West Texas Intermediate crude in Cushing, Okla. Its price has been hovering near $90/barrel these past weeks -- in spite of the fact that storage capacity at or near Cushing is filled to overflowing.

Michael Bloomberg Considering Buying Financial Times

Reuters | Posted 02.09.2013 | Media

Dec 9 (Reuters) - New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is weighing up whether to make a bid for The Financial Times Group, which in...

Giant Bank Hid Billions In Losses: Report

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 12.06.2012 | Business

During the financial crisis, German banking behemoth Deutsche Bank seemed like one of the few banks in the U.S. and Europe strong enough to weather th...


Paula Gordon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Paula Gordon

The First Amendment guarantees our right to embrace any religion we choose, no matter how peculiar. It also protects our right to talk about it along with almost anything else (truthfulness is optional).

Why Should We Care About Diplomacy?

Nicholas Kralev | Posted 11.19.2012 | World
Nicholas Kralev

What do those people do every day in hundreds of embassies and consulates, when they do not host visiting dignitaries or participate in high-stakes negotiations? On a human level, how does the Foreign Service lifestyle affect its members and their families?

John Kay's Critique of the Equity System

Robert Teitelman | Posted 10.05.2012 | Business
Robert Teitelman

Relationships become contractual and riven by informational asymmetries. And callous self-interest is freed from the restraints of what should be a fiduciary or -- this is the heart of Kay's vision -- a sense of stewardship. What's lost? Any sense of the longer-term.

Banks in Collusion With the Fed Shamelessly Spike Up Price of Oil/Gasoline

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 09.16.2012 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

Today, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will be testifying before a House Financial Services Committee. Would it not be timely if he were asked about the role the Fed plays in facilitating the bank holding companies to hold sway in the oil market?

Obsessed Conservative Equates Marriage to Male Breasts

James Peron | Posted 08.20.2012 | Gay Voices
James Peron

Writer Christopher Caldwell ridicules the British government for mentioning the "ban on same-sex couples having a civil marriage," claiming "there is no 'ban' on gays marrying, any more than there is a ban on men breastfeeding."

New Editor Takes Over At FT

Reuters | Posted 08.18.2012 | Media

(Corrects that John Thornhill will be deputy editor, not deputy managing editor in last graph) June 18 (Reuters) - The Financial Times...