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Gillian Tett

Gillian Tett

Financial Times

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There is a new twist in the TikTok tale

A ‘people’s bid’ for the app raises profound questions about how we live online

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Regulators at last have oil-price fixing in their sights

The FTC’s ruling on Exxon-Pioneer deal shines a spotlight on the workings of Opec and industry executives

09.05.2024 20

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How to tell good industrial policy from bad

Experience shows that encouraging exports rather than slapping tariffs on imports works best

02.05.2024 30

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The rise of playlist politics

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02.05.2024 40

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Lessons for investors from the history of war finance

Governments rarely tell voters the true cost of military adventures, or how they intend to pay for them

25.04.2024 20

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The corporate world needs to collaborate on cyber risk

As threats morph, the cultural objections to working with the government must change too

18.04.2024 20

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What eight centuries of data tells us about interest rates

Research suggests that these have long been in steady decline

11.04.2024 5

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Snickers wars reveal the enduring perversity of human behaviour

Market failures occur because consumers are not the all-knowing rational agents that appear in economic models

04.04.2024 7

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Crypto lobbyists are on manoeuvres — and we should be worried

The scale of the campaign the industry is unleashing ahead of the US election is striking

28.03.2024 30

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It’s time to be honest about America’s commercial real estate hangover

The ‘pretend and extend’ tactics playing out in the sector need to end

21.03.2024 10

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What TikTok tells us about the paradox of markets right now

From geopolitical risk to capricious US decision-making, investors face uncertain times

14.03.2024 9

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A rotten system for sovereign debt restructuring needs fixing

The state of New York is right to push for reform, despite objections from Wall Street

07.03.2024 6

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Green audits are coming for a company near you

American companies are trying to head off the introduction of strict rules like those imposed in the EU

29.02.2024 6

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Make sure your brain has a diverse portfolio too

Students find shelter from the AI storm by taking joint degrees that help make them adaptable to a shifting jobs market

22.02.2024 10

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Private equity ignores protests at its peril

Years of cheap money have created a bubble that risks provoking a backlash even from beneficiaries

15.02.2024 10

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Lessons from finance in the battle against deepfakes

Policymakers should look at the long history of the fight against counterfeit money

08.02.2024 8

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China needs to learn lessons from 1990s Japan

There are mistakes that policymakers in Beijing should avoid when grappling with a property crisis

01.02.2024 20

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Will politics or economics win out in 2024?

The belief that demand cycles trump supply-side issues needs updating

25.01.2024 40

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For all our fear of AI dystopia, it may help to level up society

The inclusive vision for the technology put forward by will.i.am makes a nice change

18.01.2024 4

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Reasons to be optimistic in 2024 — despite everything

Science is delivering breakthroughs in key areas, trade is holding up and tyrants won’t last forever

11.01.2024 5

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The Magnificent Seven is not the only concentration America should worry about

Ownership of equities suggests that US democratic shareholder capitalism is more myth than reality

04.01.2024 5

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What medieval painters tell us about wealth today

While being rich might be more acceptable than it once was, the influence that comes with it is more controversial

28.12.2023 10

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US policymakers are turning up the heat on TikTok

Increasingly, they view the platform as a Chinese tool to manipulate American minds

22.12.2023 9

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Ukraine needs a military-industrial complex of its own

As the country waits for government aid, it is also courting business support for its defence innovation

14.12.2023 4

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The beauty of art is in the eye of your wealth manager

Collectors increasingly cite financial value as their main motivation for buying pieces

07.12.2023 9

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COP must lift the omerta on fossil fuel subsidies

Leaders need to talk about the trillions of dollars of incentives behind our energy consumption

30.11.2023 10

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Crypto power struggle enters new stage with Binance settlement

Central authorities struck a blow against libertarian entrepreneurs this week

23.11.2023 4

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Do not discount the chance of a Trump return

The former president’s team is running a slicker operation than in 2016

16.11.2023 9

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After WeWork, the office is dead — long live the office

The desk-renting start-up’s implosion ought to teach investors not to bet the future on the recent past

09.11.2023 3

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Boardroom woes on ransomware intensify

‘Big game hunting’ criminals are targeting corporations with deep pockets, but the White House wants them to stop paying

02.11.2023 4

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Good robots must not be made to learn from bad human habits

Generative AI should follow the signals from driverless cars that behave better on the roads than we do

26.10.2023 4

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That 2 per cent inflation target may not be sacred for much longer

Geopolitics, including the conflict in the Middle East, are complicating the calculations of interest rate-setters

19.10.2023 3

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How rising conflict is reshuffling global supply chains

Research by the Bank for International Settlements shows goods are subject to increasingly complex delivery routes

12.10.2023 4

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Bond market gyrations are yanking us into uncharted territory

There are echoes of 2007: an interconnected system is highly exposed to what is happening in a murky corner of finance

05.10.2023 5

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How Ajay Banga can ‘stretch’ the World Bank’s balance sheet

The new president will need private investors to back his wider list of global goals

28.09.2023 3

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The dilemma over transferring Russian assets to Ukraine

There is a risk of undermining faith in dollar holdings and reducing western leverage in dealings with Moscow

21.09.2023 4

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Fifteen years after Lehman, we still need to fix financial supervision

It must be made easier for regulators to act intelligently and independently

14.09.2023 10

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Vulnerabilities in the Treasuries market aren’t going away

Unease is rising — as are the extreme positions taken by hedge funds

07.09.2023 3

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